Derriana: Essays and Occasional Verses (1902)

Author: Rev John Keys O'Doherty

Book ID: 68022

Price: 275.00

Derriana: Essays and Occasional Verses Chiefly Relating to the Diocese of Derry. By the Most Rev. Dr. O’Doherty, Bishop of Derry. Dublin: Sealy, Bryers, 1902. First Edition. Pp vi, 320, [viii]. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in tan cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A nice bright copy.

The selected writings of Rev. Dr. John Keys O’Doherty, an Irish Catholic prelate who was at that time serving as the Bishop of Derry. By delving into topics such as the origin of royal Aileach, the foundation of the See of Ardstraw, and the Convention of Dromceat, O’Doherty provides the first comprehensive narratives for these historical events. His approach, rooted in local knowledge and personal connection with the area.

Beyond historical accounts, the Bishop’s occasional verses add a poetic dimension to the book.

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