An Duanaire 1600-1900. Poems of the Dispossessed. With Translations into English Verse by Thomas Kinsella. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1981. First edition. Pp xxxix, 382. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of photograph, drawings, maps. Cloth boards, title to spine, in dust jacket. Small mark to lower margin of dust jacket otherwise a very good copy, Dual language text (Gaelic and English). The Irish poetic tradition from the collapse of the Gaelic order to the emergence of English as the dominant vernacular of the Irish people.