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A Ballad History of Ireland by  Rev. John MacHale - Hardcover - Not stated - 1906 - from Scraps of American History and Biblio.com

A Ballad History of Ireland

by MacHale, Rev. John

Condition: Fair/No jacket


Cleveland: Universe Publishing Company, 1906. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket . 194 pages, with an appendix of biographies of authors included plus a list of books on Irish history. A presentation in poetical form of some of the main incidents of Irish history, arranged in chronological order. Green cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Gilt faded, considerable spotting of cover, edge wear, spine darkened with scuffs, back cover scuffed, corners and spine ends bumped, hinges a little weak, gift inscription dated 1907 on front fixed end paper, former owner name "Lottie Magill" on front free end paper, webbing showing between title page and list of ballads, binding shaken but all pages attached, interior pages lightly tanned, a little spotting of end papers.


  • Bookseller: Scraps of American History US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 01461
  • Title: A Ballad History of Ireland
  • Author: MacHale, Rev. John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: No jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Not stated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Universe Publishing Company
  • Place: Cleveland
  • Date published: 1906
  • Keywords: poetry, literature, history, folk tales,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Literary;


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