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1 Bowers, Claude G. The Irish Orators
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1916 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1916. Bowers (1878-1958) historian and diplomat, served as America's ambassador during the Spanish Civil War. He was a supporter of the Republican cause, in a time when official "neutrality" equated with de facto support for the Fascist side. His history of Irish oratory reflects the original Jeffersonian ideals of the movement for Irish freedom.This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering; blindstamped with a shamrock on the front cover, of course. Clean text; 528 pages, indexed. Very mildly bumped and rubbed, with a bit of fade to spine. Rear gutter has a 1" crack at the top. No dustjacket; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Bowers, Claude G. The Irish Orators. A History of Ireland's Fight for Freedom
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1916 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1916. Bowers (1878-1958) historian and diplomat, served as America's ambassador during the Spanish Civil War. He was a supporter of the Republican cause, in a time when official "neutrality" equated with de facto support for the Fascist side. His history of Irish oratory reflects the original Jeffersonian ideals of the movement for Irish freedom. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering and an embossed shamrock on the front panel. Some wear at the edges and the spine has faded a bit. Clean text; 527 pages, indexed. Contemporary signature on the FFEP (and again on rear pastedown). Partially covered in the front by a later bookplate. There is a small closed tear to the top of the Title Page. Clean and fresh text. No dustjacket; in an archival plastic protector. An uncommon title, not often seen in decent condition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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