The Dublin Book of Irish Verse 1728-1909. Dublin: Hodges, 1909. First Edition. Pp, 804. Green Cloth covers with upper cover & spine ruled in gilt, with gilt title and device. A scratch to front covers and spine, and neat initial and date (1909) to top corner of front free endpaper. A collection of poems by many Irish poets from the 18th to 20th centuries. Contains three poems by James Joyce: 'Strings in the Earth and Air', 'Bid Adieu to Girlish Days', and 'What Counsel Has the Hooded Moon'. These poems had previously appeared in 'Chamber Music.