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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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.

Additionally, 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]

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 adverts.

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, History - 19th Century, Ireland,

Edition: Second Edition Enlarged.

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Oliver & Boyd,: 1830.

Binding: Hardcover.

Size: 7.5 inches tall; 358 pages

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 008244

Keywords: Ireland; Irish; 19th Century; Irish Language,