1940. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1940.
8vo, (x), 294 pp. Original blue cloth titled in gilt and ruled in blind, original unclipped dust-jacket priced $3.00. Boards bright and square, dust-jacket slightly faded with light edgewear, back panel a little soiled. Very good.
§ First edition, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. A continuation of Gogarty's thinly disguised autobiography, here recalling his critical journey through English society, with all its eccentricities and elaborate social codes laid bare. Gogarty was an Irish poet, politician, and pilot, and, among many other things, the inspiration for Buck Mulligan in James Joyce's Ulysses. Item #110527