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Remembering How We Stood: Bohemian Dublin at the Mid-Century

Ryan, John

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ISBN 10: 080086770X / ISBN 13: 9780800867706
Published by Taplinger, New York, 1975
Condition: NF Hardcover
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Red textured cloth with gilt titles to spine, in dark rd and white illustrated jacket, 8vo. 2nd edition. xiv+168pp. Index, b/w plates. Bohemian adventures with the authior among J. P. Donleavy, Brendan Behan, Edna O'Brien, Flann O'Brien and Patrick Kavanagh, c. 1945-1955. Near Fine/VG. Book has mild softening spine ends, first signature of pages somewhat mis-set toward lower end (probably as per original) with all holding fine. Else fine; bright, sharp, tight and unmarked. Jacket has light curl along upper edges with flecks of surface loss at tip upper front corner and upper spine end. Mild soil rear panel only with touches of former tags to rear panel and upper front inner flap (corresponind touch of tag facing on ffep). Central titles, colors and figures all bright and strong. In Brodart. Bookseller Inventory # 007404

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Title: Remembering How We Stood: Bohemian Dublin at...

Publisher: Taplinger, New York

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:NF

Dust Jacket Condition: VG

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This classic evocation of the period 1945-55 celebrates a city and its personalities: Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh, Myles na gCopaleen (Flann O'Brien), as well as `Pope' O'Mahony, Gainor Crist the original Ginger Man, and others. A remarkable group who were to revitalize post-war literature in Ireland. As friend, publisher, and fellow artist, Ryan paints a vivid picture of this ebullient, fertile milieu: ""No more singular body of characters will ever rub shoulders again at any given time, or a city more uniquely bizarre than literary Dublin will ever be seen.


"'As one reads his words, dressed in their wonderful finery of irony, the world he speaks of reblossoms to be back again awhile. To see, feel and smell the Dublin of that day... a masterpiece of reminiscence' - from the foreword by J.P. Donleavy."

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