The Making of the Irish Nation and the First-Fruits of Federation. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1886. First edition. Ppxxv, 190; . Orignal smooth buckram, upper cover diagonally bound in green and yellow, title in black to upper cover & spine. Covers soiled, occasional light spotting to contents but genreally a vey good copy. A detailed history and polemic on the issue of Home Rule for Ireland. Loosely inserted are two pamphlets: "Home Rule" by Edward Spencer Beesly (1886) and "Ireland. The Story of her Wrongs and a Plea for her Rights" by J. Hirst Hollowell (3rd ediiton c. 1886).