Mac-Geoghrgan, Abbe ((John)
Title The History of Ireland, Ancient and Modern, Taken from the Most Authentic Records, and Dedicated to the Irish Brigade
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Thus.
Publisher New York, Boston, Montreal D. & J. Sadlier & Co. 1851
Seller ID 001610
New York, Boston, Montreal: D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 1851. Abbe John Mac-Geoghan (1702-1763) served as a chaplain to the Irish Brigades, who served the French army for some 100 years. Translated from the original French by Patrick O' Kelly (1754-1835). This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition Thus. There is no publ;ication date, but this is identical to another copy Quercus has seen dated 1851; we therefore assign the same date. Green pebbled cloth binding, stamped in the blind with Irish harp decoration and gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 630 pages, indexed. Pages still supple, unfoxed. Frontis is of Brian Boru; also reproduces the original Title Page of an earlier edition prior to the current Title Page. Very minor scuffs and bumps; this is perhaps the nicest copy Quercus has seen. No dustjacket, as issued. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition.