The Fortunes of Colonel Torlough O’Brien (1904)

Author: J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Book ID: 64792

Price: 125.00

The Fortunes of Colonel Torlough O’Brien. With 22 Etchings by Phiz, from the Original Steel Plates. London: James Duffy, 1904. Pp vii, 370. Publisher’s red buckram boards, ornate devices in gilt to upper cover, title to spine. Covers lightly faded, neat ownership inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a very nice copy.

Reprinted from the first edition (published in monthly parts) with the text being carefully revised. All of the steel etchings reproduced from the original plates.

This the second of only two historical novel written by Le Fanu was first published in 1847. It is set in Ireland during the conflict between the Jacobite supporters of deposed monarch James II and Williamite supporters of his successor, William III.

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