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Lectures and Essays

By: Giles, Henry

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor, Reed and Fields: 1850

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40859

Condition: Very Good+


iv, [1] & 300; 2 p.l. & 317 pages; Publisher's ribbed brown cloth, spines lettered in gilt, and with decorative designs impressed in blind on the spines and front covers, pale yellow endpapers. Two leaves of publisher's ads dated December 1849 bound in between the front paste-down endpaper and the front free endpaper of volume I. An excellent copy, with lustre to the cloth, crisp corners, and just a touch of wear and chipping at the spine ends. There are paper flaws leading to a defect to the fore-edge margins of four leaves in the second volume (none affects the text) -- but, generally, th... View more info

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Lectures and Essays on Irish and Other Subjects

By: Giles, Henry

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, D. & J. Sadlier: 1869

Seller ID: 40663

Condition: Very Good-


394 pages; Contents clean and secure in original brown cloth binding, cloth worn and chipped away at spine ends, rubbed at corners. Spirit of Irish History, Irish Emigration, Irish Social Character, Irish Character, Daniel O'Connell, John Philpot Curran, Gerald Griffin, Bishop James Warren Doyle, The Christian Idea in Catholic Art and Protestant Culture, Scottish Wit and Humor, The Costs of War, etc. Henry Giles (1809 – 1882) was a Unitarian minister and writer. Born in County Wexford to a Roman Catholic family, Giles changed his religious belief several times, becoming a Protestant and a... View more info