Brendan Behan’s New York (1964)


Artist(s): Paul Hogarth
Author(s): Brendan Behan
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 1964
Publisher: Bernard Geis
Publisher Location: New York
Total Pages: 159
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated

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Hardback.  First edition. Illustrated by Paul Hogarth.  Behan’s ‘anthropological investigations cover a wide variety of places, people and things, always accompanied by ribald anecdote and rumbustious description. Whether he is buying a paper off an old lady in Harlem, swimming in the baths at the Young Men’s Hebrew Association, visiting a bum on the Bowery, or having a jar with “one of his own” in an Irish saloon on Third Avenue, he has always an eye for the color of the situation and the wit to express it.’  Condition: very good in price-clipped dustjacket.


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