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Author Name    Barry, Michael Joseph (Editor)

Title   The Songs of Ireland

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Second Edition.

Publisher   Dublin & London James Duffy & Sons 1846

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   002157

Dublin & London: James Duffy & Sons, 1846. Michael Joseph Barry ( 1817-1889) was a poet and a Young Irelander who later in life recanted the opinions of his youth. This is a Very Good copy of what Quercus belives to be the First Edition. Green cloth binding, blindstamped with an Irish harp on the front cover; filled with gilt. There is no publication date, but there is a Preface to the Second Edition dated 1846. Dark green cloth binding, blindstamped. Design of an Irish harp within a wreath on the front cover. The text is clean, with the exception of some tic-marks to the list of titles; 252 pages. The previous owner has signed it on both the front and rear endpapers; the rear endpaper contains a pencil sketch of two heads and a woman whose garb suggests the Victorian era. A cute little volume, and scarce in the Trade. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Second Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.

Price = 125.00 USD



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