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Half-leather to marbled boards. Wear to corners and tips. One outer corner leather dried, has been professionally treated to retard deterioration. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Ownership stamp of a private personal library, spine notation. Marbled endpages and text block. Several ownership marks on front free endpage. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. 7.75 inches tall, 394 pages. ----- Henry Giles after moving to the United Sates in 1840 wrote, lectured and was well-received. He was a Unitarian minister born in County Wexford to a Roman Catholic family, Giles changed his religious belief several times, becoming a Protestant and a Dissenter and finally a Unitarian. ---- These lectures published shortly after the American Civil War include among the topics of Irish History: Irish immigration, Daniel O'Connell, John Philpot Curran, Ireland and the Irish in 1848..