A Patrick’s Day Hunt (1902)

Author: Somerville & Ross

Book ID: 62113

Price: 295.00

A Patrick’s Day Hunt. Westminster: Archibald Constable, [1902]. First Edition. Pp, 46. With eight full page coloured sketches and four uucoloured ones, also with occasional text illustrations. Oblong 4to. Pictorial cloth covers. A few minor brown sport to some pages, otherwise a near fine copy, seldom seen in good clean condition.

This large format book is a humorous celebration of Irish hunting which was written by Martin Ross and illustrated by Edith Somerville with eight full-page colour plates and many black and white vignettes.

Somerville and Ross were two extraordinary Irish female writers. They produced one of the most popular and best-selling series of comic Irish short stories of its time – The Irish R.M. Tales (1899-1914).

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