O’BRIEN, Flann (1911-1966), Ralph STEADMAN, illustrator (b.1936), and Patrick C. POWER, translator (b.1928). The Poor Mouth. London: Bernard Jacobson Ltd., 1973.

The limited edition of O'Brien's 1941 novel An Béal Bocht, with an original etching, inscribed by the illustrator on the half title: “To Bill from Ralph Steadman 15.9.84.” This copy is 76 of 130, numbered and signed by Steadman in pencil on the title page. The original etching is loose as issued (also numbered 76).

Quarto. Etching (249 x 200mm) loosely inserted. Leaves unopened. Original burlap covered boards. Provenance: authorial inscription.
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