My Left Foot inscribed 1st. Edition
This is an inscribed 1st. Edition to Mrs. Beirne, "a mind to see where sources lie, At the depths of human loss and gain: To see the Dreams before the eye, The hidden joy beyond the pain" - Christy Brown 28th of March 1955.
A hardbound copy with the original duswrapper present. The wrapper is clipped at the top and bottom on the spine and there are remnants of sellotape attached at the front and back at the top of the spine - see scan.
Published by Published by Martin Secker & Warburg in 1954 and dedicated "to our mother" with 192 pages including some black and white photos of Christy and his family and Dr. Robert Collis who wrote the foreword. The main body of the book is generally good clean condition with only light foxing at the endpages. Signed or inscribed copis of any of Christy Brown's books are very scarce.