Brian O’Linn, or Luck is Everything (1848)
Book ID: 66030
Brian O’Linn, or Luck is Everything. In Three Volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1848. First Edition. (1) 312; 318; 333. Original quarter cloth paper boards, title labels to spines. Bindings heavily worn along spines, contents pages in very good condition.
Early novel by the author of Wild Sports of the West (1832).
William Hamilton Maxwell was born in Co. Down & attended Trinity College Dublin. He wrote a variety of sketches and novels, chiefly on sporting and military subjects. His history of the 1798 Rebellion was written in a spirit hostile to the rebels, and accompanied with similarly hostile illustrations by Cruikshank.