Elizabeth’s Irish Wars. Inscribed Copy (1950)
Author: Cyril Falls
Book ID: 64059
Elizabeth’s Irish Wars. With Seven Illustrations and a Map. London: Methuen, 1950. First Edition. Pp 362. Red cloth boards, in publisher’s pictorial dust jacket. A fine bright copy.
Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author on front free endpaper.
The reign of Elizabeth I will always be remembered for the Armada, however it was the Irish, not the Spanish, who came closest to destroying the security of the Elizabethan state. Falls’s critical work gives a vital perspective to the broad sweep of Anglo-Irish relations.
“The best one volume history of the war yet published, by one of the best of our military writers.” (Sunday Express)