Chronicles and Poems of Percy French. Edited by His Sister Mrs. De Burgh Daly. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1922. First Edition. Pp xviii, 100. Publisher's dark blue cloth boards, title embossed in blind to upper cover. Covers worn & faded, contents in good condition.
Frontispiece portrait plate of the author with seven plates in the text.
William Percy French was born in 1854 at Cloonyquin House, County Roscommon. He is perhaps best known as a writer of humorous songs, but he was active also as an editor, concert promoter, landscape painter, sketch writer, poet, banjo player, and stage entertainer.