Author:Griffin, Gerald


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TALIS QUALIS or Tales of the Jury Room

By: Griffin, Gerald

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Dublin, James Duffy & Sons: 1845

Seller ID: 40647

Condition: Very Good

(viii), 463 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spine and decorative stamping in blind to boards. No date printed, but circa 1845. Posthumously published, this delightful collection of stories is set in an improbable framework. An English visitor to Ireland wanders into an empty jury room during the assizes and when the jurors suddenly return to the room hides himself in a cupboard. Their lengthy deliberations produce no verdict, so they are held overnight during which they entertain themselves with telling stories and singing... View more info