Songs and Sayings of an Ulster Childhood (signed)

By: Kane, Alice (edited by Edith Fowke)

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


The author provides a wealth of folklore, including songs, sayings and verse from her childhood in Northern Ireland. Kane's inscription reads, "To Mary Barker/Greetings!/Alice Kane/7/12/84." A another, non-authorial, gift inscription reads, "for Mary Barker,/in kind appreciation for/including me in the planning/and activities of the visit/of the first Canadian astronaut/ to Fredericton, Nov. 30, 1984/sincerely/Gary Whiteford/UNB" (Whiteford was a geology professor at the University of New Brunswick, and was well-known as a world traveller and huge baseball fan -- he died in 2013). Cream cloth w/caramel cloth backstrip, cream spine lettering, 254 pages (including notes and references, publications cited, records cited, songs known by James Joyce, and index of titles and first lines), illustrated. Bumped bottom corners, light wear to spine ends, in price-clipped dust jacket w/some edgewear, moderate wear to corners/spine ends, 1" tear to bottom edge, faint creasing between tear and bottom right corner.

Title: Songs and Sayings of an Ulster Childhood (signed)

Author Name: Kane, Alice (edited by Edith Fowke)

Categories: History, Signed (all categories), Non-fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart (M&S): 1983

ISBN Number: 0-7710-3210-2

ISBN Number 13: 9780771032103

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Kane, on half-title

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 018182

Keywords: 0-7710-3210-2, NOISBN, Northern Ireland, Ulster, Irish, folklore, folk poetry, storytellers, Belfast, folk sayings