Shanty Irish

The hard-drinking, brawling life of the Irish-American immigrants


Jim Tully


Alfred A Knopf, London, 1929
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Printing Details

First UK edition, first impression. Hardback bound in the original black cloth with printed green titling to spine. 19 × 12.5cm, 292pp.

Jim Tully's fifth book is a semi-autobiographical novel on the Irish Americans. Starting with the potato famine, it continues through the hard life of Irish immigrants in America, hard-drinking and hard-brawling...


A good copy. The covers are rubbed and worn, the pages a little age-toned but the book remains in strong readable condition.



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