Title Lectures and Essays on Irish and Other Subjects
Book Condition Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher N. Y. : D. & J. Sadlier & Company; 1869
Seller ID 14179
394 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover bound in beautiful dark purple-blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering and decor, black rules, pale yellow endpapers. ; Topics include: Irish history. Irish emigration. Irish character. Daniel O'Connell. John Philpot Curran. Gerald Griffin. Bishop James Warren Doyle. The Christian idea in Catholic art and Protestant culture. Scottish wit and humor. More. ; The Rev. Henry Giles was a popular lecturer and Unitarian defender in the 19th century. This is the first collection of his Irish lectures published in book form. Published in NY by D. & J. Sadlier & Company. Co-published in Boston by P. H. Brady and in Montreal. Same date. ; Light wear to cloth. Gilt harp and gilt shamrocks on front are bright and sharp. Affixed to front endpaper is an award notification from St. Xavier College, s*gned in fountain pen by E. A. Higgins, SJ, 1886. No other marks or defects. Scarce.