Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction.

By: Anderson, Christopher

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Professionally Rebound in mustard colored cloth, spine titles in black. Bindery sticker on rear paste-down. Former library marks on title page, no other evidence of previous ownership. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 7.5 inches tall; 358 pages with one page publisher's advertisement. Second Edition Enlarged. ------- Early document important regarding the origins of the Irish Language. --------- Beginning with a sketch of the literary history of the Irish with notices of the eminent men whom that country produced from the seventh century downwards. --------- In the second section an account of the schools of learning of early and modern date which have been instituted for the Irish and of the various attempts to employ the Irish tongue as a branch and medium of education. [from The Eclectic Review, Volume 30. Taylor. 1828]

Title: Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction.

Author Name: Anderson, Christopher

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd: 1830

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Type: Book

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