A Practical Grammar of the Irish Language. Dublin: Fitzpatrick, 1809. First Edition. Pp x, 214, uncut. Contemporary half green morocco, cloth boards, gilt decorative spine, floral motifs in compartments. Corners lightly scuffed, otherwise a very good copy.
Rev. Paul O’Brien was appointed to the professorship of the Irish language at Maynooth In 1802. He wrote and published this Irish grammar in 1809 for use by the clerical students there and continued as professor of Irish until his death in 1820.