Thy Neighbour's Wife.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1923.

Price: $1,000.00

About the item

First edition of author's first book. 350pp. 8vo. O'FLAHERTY'S FIRST BOOK (SIGNED AND IN DUST JACKET). Black cloth stamped in green. Spine is slightly askew, else a near fine, bright copy in very good, mended dust jacket. The jacket has light tanning on spine (with small chip at crown), rear panel has split near spine (with long, uneven tear; archivally mended on verso with Japanese tissue), verso of jacket has faint brown tape residue (from early mend), else quite fresh and bright.

Item #329663

Thy Neighbour's Wife' is an attempt to write a book about life in the Aran Islands from the point of view of a native..." (from the dust jacket). Liam O'Flaherty was born on the Aran Island in 1896; author's first book, uncommon in dust jacket.

Signed by Liam O'Flaherty on the front flyleaf.