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Ireland’s Other Poetry: Anonymous to Zozimus (Limited Edition)

Publication Date: 2007


This edition of 100 signed copies of Ireland’s Other Poetry has been issued with a limited edition etching by Hector McDonnell. The first 26 copies are lettered A-Z; the remainder are numbered 1-74.

With over 300 lively illustrations by Hector McDonnell, this wonderful tour d’horizon will become an essential reference work and companion for those interested in Irish writing, culture, or social life down the years, or for anyone who seeks the words of a favourite comic verse.

JOHN WYSE JACKSON, for years a director of John Sandoe’s Bookshop in London’s Chelsea, now lives in County Wexford with his family. His books include John Stanislaus Joyce: The Life of James Joyce’s Father (with Peter Costello), Flann O’Brien at War and We All Want To Change the World: A Life of John Lennon.

HECTOR MCDONNELL, one of Ireland’s leading artists, has written and illustrated several books. These include The Wild Geese of the Antrim MacDonnells, a prize-winning edition of The Night that Larry Was Stretched. and small illustrated works on Ireland’s Round Towers and St Patrick. His Life and Work of Lord Mark Kerr, a Regency proto-surrealist, is imminent.

THE EDITORS will continue collecting examples of Ireland’s Other Poetry, old and new. If you know of any verses that deserve a place in this book – even if you have written some yourself – they would be delighted to hear from you by email at irelandsotherpoetry@hotmail.com.

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