Poems of Sir Samuel Ferguson (1930)
Book ID: 62809
Poems of Sir Samuel Ferguson. With an Introduction by Alfred Perceval Graves. Dublin: The Phoenix publishing, (1930). Pp, 403. A very good copy in green cloth covers, and original cream dust jacket (a little chipped), with some off-setting to endpapers. Neat inscription to front free endpaper.
Samuel Ferguson published many volumes of verse, with much of his poems based on Gaelic legends. His collected poems, ‘Lays of the Western Gael,’ ppeared in 1865, and ‘Congal,’ an epic poem in five books, in 1872. He is regarded as a forerunner of William Butler Yeats and the other poets of the Irish Literary Revival.