History of Monaghan for Two Hundred Years 1660-1860. Preface by Shane Leslie. Dundalk: Tempest, 1921. Pp 359, + adverts. Red cloth boards, title blocked in gilt to spine. Covers worn & faded, lacks front free endpaper, contetns in good condition.
Frontispiece 'Seal of the Corporation of Monaghan,' with 11 plates in the text.
A history of County Monaghan from the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy to just after the Great Irish Potato Famine when Deasy's Land Act abolished feudal rents. Denis Carolan Rushe was born in Monaghan in 1852. A solicitor by profession, he was also a supporter of the Gaelic League and a local historian.