The Popular History of Ireland: From The Earliest Period to the Emancipation of the Catholics
McGee, Thomas D'Arcy

NY: D.&J.Sadlier, 1863. First Two volumes, first editions. Dark green pebbled cloth blindstamped with shamrock design on the covers, spine lettering gilt; frontispiece engravings both volumes. Vol.I (xxii) 390 pps. plus errata leaf; Vol. II pps. 391- 823 with index. Both volumes tight with minor wear at tips and spine edges and a couple tiny scuffs; some slight discoloration to portions of the cloth; offsetting to the frontises with corresponding offsetting to the title pages; prev. own. inscr. front fly of the first volume. A very presentable example of this rather scarce two-volume history of The Emerald Isle printed in New York at the height of Civil War era of Irish pride which led in part to the Draft Riots. Very Good Cloth (Item ID: D7514)

$225.00

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