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The author, W.R. Le Fanu, younger brother of novelist Sheridan Le Fanu, wrote these reminiscences late in his life and it was his only published work. He hoped to "jot down some recollections of my earlier days, and to publish some of the Irish stories which from time to time, in my long life, I have heard." Le Fanu covers a wide range of topics, from the more serious; political problems to the lighter topics of Irish peasant life, "fairies" and the Blarney Stone to name a few.
Bindings square and tight. Top edge gilt. Text clean though with a spot through page 17, heavy for the first few pages; A few pages opened [edge] poorly. Some handling wear with rubbed corners and spine tips, 325 pages with adverts. 8vo; 7.75 inches tall.
Title: Seventy Years Of Irish Life Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences.
Publisher: London:, Macmillan,: 1894
lb: 2.00 lb
Seller ID: 005425