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Shaun and the Boat An Irish Story

By: Anne Molloy

Price: $15.84

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007111

Condition: Fine


New York: Hastings House, 1965. Book. Illus. by Barbara Cooney. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Original Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket Color Illustrated inside by Barbara Cooney. This unusual Irish tale of a young boy, with its beautiful color drawings and a scale drawing of a Curragh by Barbara Cooney, gives an insight into another older Gaelic Galway, including black shawl and red dress. Tinkers, thatched cottages, and way of life very different from that of American children. This is the real deal.NOT a library copy. Dust jacket... View more info