The Dublin Book of Irish Verse 1728-1909
Book ID: 65511
The Dublin Book of Irish Verse 1728-1909. Dublin: Hodges, 1909. First Edition. Smooth green buckram boards with upper cover & spine ruled in gilt, with gilt title and device. Very light wear to corners and light foxing to end papers. A nice bright copy.
A collection of poems by many Irish poets from the 18th to 20th centuries.
Includes three poems by James Joyce: ‘Strings in the Earth and Air’, ‘Bid Adieu to Girlish Days’, and ‘What Counsel Has the Hooded Moon’. These poems had previously appeared in Joyce’s first published book ‘Chamber Music’ (1907)