The Book of Modern Irish Anecdotes (1920)

Author: Patrick Kennedy

Book ID: 61877

Price: 40.00

The Book of Modern Irish Anecdotes. Humour, Wit and Wisdom. New Edition. Dublin: M. H. Gill, [1920]. Green cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine,. Covers faded & stained, browning to preliminary leaves, otherwise a good copy.

Contains stories of James II and William III at the Boyne and Aughrim along with numerous anecdotes on Swift, Steele, Faulkner, Buck Whaley, Barrington et al. First published in 1872, Patrick Kennedy was a Wexford born folklorist and bookseller.

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