The Flaming Wheel. Nature Studies in the Counties of Dublin and Wicklow. Dublin: Talbot, 1924. First edition. Pp xvi, 185. Green cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to upper cover & spine, in publisher's green dust jacket printed in black. Heavy browning to endpapers, otherwise very good copy in near fine & scarce dust jacket. The author, Sophia St. John Whitty, was born in Dublin and spent her early years in her father's house at Hillcot, in the Dublin mountains. This volume contains some of the most interesting and instructive nature stories ever written in Ireland.