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1 Behan, Brendan. Confessions of an Irish Rebel.
New York. Bernard Geis Assoc. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover in yellow quarter cloth & white cloth w Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight. Light soil to spine. Text clean with no markings. Jacket edge worn with close tear at foot of spine and chip at top front corner. Price ($4.95) intact on front flap. First Printing. The sequel to Borstal Boy. Back in Dublin after his release from Borstal Behan quickly is arrested for IRA activity and attempted murder of a policeman. His writing career begins with life in Dublin & Paris. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
2 Behan, Brendan. With Decorations by Beatrice Behan. Hold Your Hour and Have Another.
Boston. Little Brown & Co. 1963. First American Edition. Hardcover in beige cloth boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with some toning to endpapers. Text bright. No markings. Jacket lightly edge worn & rubbed. Price ($4.75) intact on front flap. Personal anecdotes from the author of Borstal Boy and The Quare Fellow. Based on columns written for the Irish Press. Line drawings by Behan's wife. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
3 Behan, Brendan. With Decorations by Beatrice Behan. Hold Your Hour and Have Another.
Boston. Little Brown & Co. 1963. First American Edition. Very good in very good price clipped dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Jacket edge worn and sunned. Small tear on back top corner. Personal anecdotes from the author of Borstal Boy and The Quare Fellow. Based on columns written for the Irish Press. Line drawings by Behan's wife. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
4 Behan, Brendan. The Hostage.
New York. Grove Press. 1959. 2nd printing. Perfect bound. Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light rubbing to wraps. Interior clean with no darkening to pages. Binding is tight. Published after The Quare Fellow by the Great Irish Playwright. The Hostage revolves around the tenants of a Dublin lodging house and a young Cockney soldier being held hostage in reprisal for an I.R.A. man who is to be hanged in the morning. During the U.S. tour Behan usually joined the cast near the end of act 3. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 

 


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