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1 Ussher, (Percival) Arland Three Great Irishmen: Shaw, Yeats, Joyce
London Victor Gollancz 1952 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good 
London: Victor Gollancz, 1952. Anglo-Irish Gaelic scholar and critic Percival Arland Ussher (1899-1980) was renowned for his wit combined with critical insight ("Thirty years ago, to praise James Joyce was an act of daring; today it needs an almost equal daring to criticise him."). Ussher believed that none of these great writers could be understood without reference to their Irish background. Later he was a champion of J.P. Donleavy, and wrote the Introduction to the American edition of "The Ginger Man." This is a Fine copy of the Second Printing of the First Edition. Blue cloth binding with gilt title on the spine. 160 pages, clean and bright. The fragile dustwrapper in complete and unclipped, with a darkened spine, even tanning, and a small waterstain on the rear panel; in an archival plastic protector. This work is quite scarce, and rarely found in such nice condition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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