Sketches in Carbery, County Cork (1876)

Author: Daniel Donovan

Book ID: 67995

Price: 150.00

Sketches in Carbery, County Cork. Its Antiquities, History, Legends, and Topography. Dublin: Gill, 1876. First Edition. Pp xv, 244. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A very good copy.

Daniel Donovan weaves together the threads of local legends, bringing to life the magical beings, heroic feats, and mysterious happenings that have left their mark. With a six-page list of subscribers to rear.

Carbery, or the Barony of Carbery, was once the largest barony in Ireland, and essentially a small, semi-independent kingdom on the southwestern coast of Munster, in what is now County Cork.

The scarce first edition. A facsimile edition published by Tower Books in 1979

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