A Literary History of Ireland From Earliest Times to the Present Day. London: Fisher Uniwin, 1899. First Edition. Pp, 654. Cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, with some very early joint splitting, with previous owner's inscription to half title.
Concerned principally with the literature produced by the Irish-speaking Irish, rather than the works of Anglicised Irishmen of the previous two centuries.
With chapters on the Celts, Irish folklore and mythology, the Brehon Laws, The Bardic schools, and a history of spoken Irish.