Words On Ireland. Three Pamphlets on Irish History (1886-1912)
Book ID: 62151
(1) A Word For Ireland. T.M. Healy. Dublin: Gill, 1886. PP163. Publisher’s titled wrappers. (2) The Form and Purpose of Home Rule. Erskine Childers. Dublin: E. Ponsonby, 1912. Pp 33. Publisher’s titled wrappers. (3) The Legacy of Past Years. A Study of Irish History. By the Earl of Dunraven, K.P. London: J. Murray, 1912. Pp xvi, 285. Three pamphlets bound together in green cloth boards, title ‘Words On Ireland’ lettered in gilt to spine.
Healy looks at the Irish question through different periods in six chapters from Elizabeth 1 to Home Rule. Erskin Childers’ pamphlet is the contents of a lecture delivered at a public meeting convened by the Young Ireland Branch of the United League at the Mansion House, Dublin on March 2nd, 1912. The Earl of Dunraven’s pamphlet is a reprint (Cheap Edition) of the first edition published in January 1911.