Very Good / Very Good. Item #7576
Dublin: Talbot Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; ,157pp.; illus. throughout. Minor chipping to jacket extremities, most notably at spine crown, boards a bit soiled, gift inscription to half title, else Very Good and sound.
Personal and sociological account of itinerant culture in Ireland. The author was born of "travelling" parents, spending the first twelve years of his life living in tents and caravans until he ran away and was committed to an Industrial School. At the time of publication Maher was employed by the Itinerant Settlement Committee, driving children of itinerant families to and from school.