Standish James O’Grady. The Man and The Writer (1929)
Book ID: 62321
Standish James O’Grady. The Man and The Writer. With a Foreword by Alfred Perceval Graves and Contributors by A.E. & Others. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1929. Pp, 84. Frontispiece portrait. Good copy in lightly faded cloth covers. Ownership stamp to front free endpaper.
Standish Hayes O’Grady (1832 – 1915) learned Irish from the native speakers of his locality and was later educated at Rugby School and Trinity College Dublin. His profession was as a civil engineer, but he is best remembered for his writings on Irish legends, Ossianic lore, and fiction tales.