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Item #BB2288 [Travel] [Ireland] Mearing Stones; Leaves from my Note-Book on Tramp in Donegal. Joseph CAMPBELL, Seosamh Mac Cathmhaoil.
[Travel] [Ireland] Mearing Stones; Leaves from my Note-Book on Tramp in Donegal
[Travel] [Ireland] Mearing Stones; Leaves from my Note-Book on Tramp in Donegal
[Travel] [Ireland] Mearing Stones; Leaves from my Note-Book on Tramp in Donegal

[Travel] [Ireland] Mearing Stones; Leaves from my Note-Book on Tramp in Donegal

Dublin: Maunsel & Company, 1911. Paper-Covered Boards. Scarce First Edition of the Irish poet's reminiscences of wanderings about Donegal, beautifully illustrated. 8vo (215 x 169mm): viii,[2],56pp, with 16 full-page plates (including frontispiece) after pencil drawings by the author. Original blue-grey paper-covered boards, paper labels printed in black to spine and front cover, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed, matching blue-grey end papers; attractive Gaelic book plate and Sidney bookseller's ticket to front paste-down. Joints skillfully re-enforced, minor marks to boards, light (occasionally moderate) spotting to pages, else a collectible copy in original binding with both paper labels intact. Near Fine+. Item #BB2288

Text and drawings extracted from the author's notebook. Campbell wrote under the Gaelic form of his name, Seosamh Mac Cathmhaoil. He took part in the Easter Rising of 1916, becoming a Sinn Féin Councillor, in Wicklow, in 1921. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $765.00