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Historical Sketches of O'Connell and His Friends with a Glance at the Future Destiny of Ireland by  Thomas McGee - Hardcover - from Yellow House Books and Biblio.com

Historical Sketches of O'Connell and His Friends with a Glance at the Future Destiny of Ireland

by McGee, Thomas

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Patrick Donahoe, Boston, 1854. 4th edition of a title first published in 1845. Octavo bound in dark brown, blind-stamped pebbled boards, 208 pp. Much of the book concerns Irish history at the time of Daniel O'Connell, the Liberator of Ireland. The author was a founder of the Young Ireland Party and fled to America in 1848, where he espoused the Irish cause through journalism, poetry and oratory. VG+ (top edge darkened, slight wear to spine tips and corners, light foxing. A nice-looking, tight copy.
  • Bookseller: Yellow House Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2233
  • Title: Historical Sketches of O'Connell and His Friends with a Glance at the Future Destiny of Ireland
  • Author: McGee, Thomas
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Patrick Donahoe, Boston, 1854
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;

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