The Weird of the Silken Thomas. Inscribed by the Author (1900)
Author: R. Manifold-Craig
Book ID: 66714
The Weird of the Silken Thomas. Aberdeen: Moran and Co, , 1900. First Edition. Pp 232. Smooth green buckram, lettered in red with coat-of arms to centre of upper covers. Contents age-toned, otherwise a good copy.
Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author on front free endpaper.
Additionally with an envelope tipped-in to front pastedown with writing in the author’s hand explaining that the contents within is an exact copy in the original English of the letter on page 179 of this novel.
A tale narrated by the Scrivener ‘Martyn Fallon’. It deals with the Geraldine family (Lords of Kildare) in Ireland and their fall from power under Henry VIII with a rebellion lead by the ‘Silken Thomas’ otherwise known as Lord Thomas Geraldine.