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Down All the Days

Brown, Christy


1st Edition

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