Lives of the Irish Martyrs and Confessors (1878)
Book ID: 65921
Lives of the Irish Martyrs and Confessors. By Myles O’Reilly. With Additions, Including a History of the Penal Laws by Rev. Richard Brennan, A.M. New York: James Sheehy, 1878. First Edition. Pp 751 + adverts. Original cloth, decorated and titled in gilt on upper cover, all edges gilt. Light shelf-wear to covers, contents in good condition.
A monumental work on persecution suffered by Irish religious from the reign of Henry VIII.
The second edition of 1880 included a map & several plates.