The Irish Priests in the Penal Times (1660-1760)

Author: Rev. William P. Burke

Book ID: 64060

Price: 125.00

The Irish Priests in the Penal Times (1660-1760). From the State Papers in H.M. Record Offices, Dublin and London, the Bodleian Library, and the British Museum. Waterford: Harvey, 1914. First Edition. Pp vii, 490. Green buckram boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, patterned endpapers; upper inner hinge repaired, heavy browning to title page, otherwise a nice bright copy.

A work later to prove invaluable due to the loss of original records in the Public Record Office fire (1922), Burke describes the operation of the penal laws in every county in Ireland, by means of commentaries on transcripts from sources in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, the British Museum. & Public Records Office, Dublin.

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