The United Irishmen Their lives and Times (1920)

Author: Richard R. Madden

Book ID: 68145

Price: 175.00

The United Irishmen Their lives and Times. With Several Additional Memoirs & Authentic Documents, Heretofore Unpublished: The Whole Matter Newly Arranged and Revised. With Numerous Illustrations. Edited by James J. O’ Neill. Dublin: Published by Martin Lester & Phoenix Publishing Co, [1920]. Three volumes. Frontispiece portrait plates to each volume. Ex library set, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in quarter calf, green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A good set.

The United Irishmen ‘Their Lives and Times’ was originally a two volume history & dedicated to William Henry Curran. Several series followed published between 1843 and 1860. 

Richard Robert Madden (1798-1886) was born in Dublin . He studied medicine and spent many years abroad before returning to Ireland in 1850. ‘The United Irishmen -Their Lives and Times’ is his most well known work, although he also wrote many other books on Irish history as well as poetry.

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