STEPHENS, James. The Adventures of Seumas Beg. The Rocky Road to Dublin


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London: Macmillan, 1915. First edition. pp. vii, 86, [1 (author’s works)]. Blue cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Signed by the author on front endpaper. Newspaper cuttings loosely inserted. A fine copy in a very good rare dust jacket. Scarce.

James Stephens (1880-1950), poet and storyteller, was born in Dublin. He went to Paris in 1912 and returned three years later to become Registrar of the National Gallery until 1924 when he moved to London. He was a founder member of the Irish Academy of Letters, and received a civil list pension in 1942. In his later years he was a frequent broadcaster for the B.B.C.



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