The Odonerty Papers by the Late William Maginn
Book ID: 35796
The Odoherty Papers by the Late William Maginn. New York: Redfield, 1855. Two volumes. Pp (1) vii, 374; (2) vi, 383 + adverts. Frontispiece portrait to volume 1. Original brown cloth, title in gilt to spines, covers ruled in blind. Light wear to covers, scattered foxing to contents, otherwise a good set. Scarce. Born in Cork William Maginn (1794‑1842) was regarded as one of the most distinguished writers of his time.. He wrote under the pseudonym Sir Morgan Odonerty for Blackwood’s Magazine and was a principal contributor to Fraser’s and other periodicals.