The Life of the Right Hon. John Philpot Curran. Late Master of the Rolls in Ireland. By his son William Henry Curran. London: Archibald Constable, 1819. Two Volumes. Pp (1) viii, 448, frontispiece portrait plate and one pull facsimile plate (letter); (2) viii, 532. Attractive set, re-backed, retaining original decorated spines and title labels and boards, with gilt fillet border to upper & lower covers, marbled endpaper, all edges gilt. Light foxing to contents otherwise a very good set. John Philpot Curran (1750-1817), politician and lawyer, played a prominent role in defending the leaders of the United Irishmen movement, including arguing against the conviction of Wolfe Tone by a military court, after the failure of the 1798 Rising.