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The Quest  Original Maunsel First Irish Edition by James H. Cousins - First Irish Edition - 1906 - from Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books and Biblio.com

The Quest Original Maunsel First Irish Edition

by James H. Cousins

Condition: Very Good+


Collectible Very Good+ First Irish Edition Hardcover 56 pp. Irish Mystical Poet of the Celtic Twilight His Poetry is much like Ella Young, and fellow Theosophist A.E. in Irish Mythological flavor and subject. "The Coming Forth of Dana" and "The Marriage of Lir And Niav" More. NO Writing in book, NO signatures Tight binding A Bookplate Clacton-On-Sea Library" with "withdrawn" stamped on the plate on first paste down. This is the ONLY library marking at all. NO pocket NO numbers anywhere. Very light cover soiling and a good deal of foxing on the pages. Gilt titling on spine. Overall despite foxing and book platea very nice copy of a difficult Maunsel & Co.Irish poetry book to obtain.See our photos. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Mythology our passion since 1977


  • Bookseller: Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 90010
  • Title: The Quest Original Maunsel First Irish Edition
  • Author: James H. Cousins
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Irish Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Maunsel
  • Place: Dublin
  • Date published: 1906
  • Keywords: irish first edition maunsel press ella young a.e irish theosophy irish mythology celtic mythology celtic renaissance celtic twilight goddess dana tuatha de dana irish poetry collecting irish first editions danu the going forth of dana lir niav
  • Bookseller catalogs: Irish; Celtic Studies; Goddess; General /Poetry/Music/Food/Travel/Art/Theatre/Fiction; Fantasy Literature;
  • Size: 8vo


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