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First Folio Edition. Published by The Folio Society, London, 1999.


The book is in excellent condition, with bright green and dark green cloth-covered boards with red and gilt decorative design and borders, there is some slight spotting to the spine which is reflected in the price. Pages bright and clean. Spine tight. Slipcase slightly rubbed at edges, with gilt titles and gilt and red border design.


Introduction by Frank Delaney. Sixteen attractive black and white wood-cut illustrations by David Rooney including frontispiece.


Thirty classic Irish short stories by Olivier Goldsmith, Maria Edgeworth, William Carleton, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Canon Sheehan, Lady Gregory, George Moore, Oscar Wilde, Somerville and Ross, Seamus O'Kelly, Lord Dunsany, Daniel Corkery, James Joyce, James Stephens, Liam O'Flaherty, Elizabeth Bowen, Sean O'Faolain, Frank O'Connor, Patrick Boyle, Samuel Beckett, Bryan MacMahon, Mary Lavin, Benedict Kiely, Aidan Higgins, William Trevor, Brain Friel, Edna O'Brien, John McGahern, and Neil Jordan.

Irish Short Stories by Frank Delaney

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