The Poem-Book of the Gael. Ex Libris Lady Gregory (1912)
Author: Eleanor Hull
Book ID: 65015
The Poem-Book of the Gael. Translations from Gaelic Poetry into English Prose and Verse. Selected and Edited by Eleanor Hull. London: Chatto, 1912. First Edition. Pp , 370, uncut. Frontispiece of the ‘Salter na Rann.’ Pale blue cloth, Celtic design blocked in gilt to upper cover, in publisher’s green dust jacket printed in black with Celtic device to centre. Jacket lightly chipped, otherwise a nice bright copy.
Ex Libris Lady Gregory with her bookplate & with a presentation note from the author (tipped-in) dated November 25th, 1912.
Elanor Hull was a co-founder of the Irish Texts Society for the publication of early Irish manuscripts. She published several books on Irish mythology and Lady Gregory consulted her on ‘Cuchulain of Muirthemne’ published in 1902. Nice association copy.