The Story of the Irish Before the Conquest. Inscribed Copy (1890)

Author: Lady Ferguson

Book ID: 68149

Price: 125.00

The Story of the Irish Before the Conquest. From the Mythical Period to the Invasion Under Strongbow. Second Edition, with Maps, Revised and Enlarged. Dublin: Sealy, Bryers & Walker, 1890. Ppxvi, 377, [6]. Publisher’s gilt-blocked green cloth boards. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. A very good copy.

Inscribed by the Author on half-title page.

Lady Mary Catherine Ferguson (1823-1905) was an antiquarian and biographer & married to the archaeologists, poet and archivist, Samuel Ferguson.

Closely involved in her husband’s researches, she regularly accompanied him on his archaeological excursions throughout Ireland. After his death (1886) much of her time was spent promoting his memory and reputation.

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