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[Gogarty, The Face and Mind of Ireland.

[Gogarty, The Face and Mind of Ireland.

[Gogarty, Oliver St. John] Ussher, Arland. The Face and Mind of Ireland. Third Impression. London, Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1950. 15 cm x 21.5 cm. 142 pages. Modern Hardcover binding (grey cloth with black lettering on spine andnew endpapers). Excellent condition. This book comes from teh library of Oliver Joseph St John Gogarty and was signed and inscribed to him by Arland Ussher on the halftitle in May 1950. A very nice association copy.

Percival Arland “Percy” Ussher (1899–1980) was an Anglo-Irish academic, essayist and translator.
Born in Battersea, London, he studied at Cambridge University for some time. In 1926 he published a translation of The Midnight Court (Cúirt an Mheán-Oíche) by the Irish Gaelic-language poet, Brian Merriman. Ussher published The Face and Mind of Ireland (1949) and Three Great Irishmen (1952), a comparative study of Shaw, Yeats, and Joyce. Ussher moved to County Waterford to manage the family farm before moving to Dublin in 1953. (Wikipedia)

Oliver Joseph St John Gogarty (17 August 1878 – 22 September 1957) was an Irish poet, author, otolaryngologist, athlete, politician, and well-known conversationalist, who served as the inspiration for Buck Mulligan in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. (Wikipedia)

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[Gogarty, The Face and Mind of Ireland.
[Gogarty, The Face and Mind of Ireland.