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Down All the Days

Brown, Christy

£22.50

1st Edition
Hardcover

Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and the author’s name in facsimile gilt stamped to upper board. Previous owner’s name to head of paste-down, some minor foxing to top-edge of text block. In clipped Brian Hampton designed dust jacket, which is slightly rubbed and chipped to spine ends and has some foxing to flaps and reverse.*** First printing of Christy Brown’s second novel. A moving picture of Dublin in the forties and fifties ‘down all the days of its suffering and joys’. A huge bestseller at the time and proclaimed a masterpiece by critic Bernard Share who claimed the work was ‘the most important Irish novel since Ulysses’.

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Book Details

AuthorBrown, Christy
PublisherSecker & Warburg
Publisher PlaceLondon
Publisher Year1970
Book ConditionFine
Jacket ConditionNear Fine
Binding TypeHardcover
Printing1st Printing
Edition1st Edition
LanguageEnglish