1890 Scarce First Edition - IRISH FAIRY TALES by Edmund Leamy. Illustrated.
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Author: Edmund Leamy.
Title: Irish Fairy Tales.
Publisher: Dublin, M. H. Gill & Son, 1890. First Edition.
Language: Text in English
Size: 7.5 " X 5 "
Pages: 167 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, general toning of pages - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated throughout.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: Attractive and scarce edition of Irish Fairy Tales by Edmund Leamy. In writing these fascinating stories, Edmund Leamy turned to the Gaelic past to give the Irish people something which would implant in them a love for the beauty and dignity of their country’s traditions. The charming and poetic tales in this book include 'Princess Finola and the Dwarf', 'The Fairy Tree of Dooros', 'The House in the Lake', 'The Little White Cat', 'The Golden Spears', 'The Huntmans' Son' and 'The Enchanted Cave'.
A rare find in any condition!
The author: Edmund Leamy (1848 – 10 December 1904) was an Irish journalist, barrister, author of fairy tales, and nationalist politician. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland as member of the Irish Parliamentary Party. A leading supporter of Charles Stewart Parnell, he represented various Irish seats for much of the period from 1880 until his death in 1904.
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