The Dublin Book of Irish Verse 1728-1909. Dublin: Hodges, 1909. First edition. Pp, 804, all edged gilt. Thin India paper edition. Green cloth boards with upper cover & spine ruled in gilt, with gilt title and device. A near fine copy.
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.