The Last of the Gaels. Translations from the Gaelic of the bard Ghosolon.

Lauchlan Macquarie Stewart
Publication details: 
London, WC1: Erskine Macdonald, Ltd., Malory House, Featherstone Buildings, 1921.

Original brown wraps, mainly unopened, 52pp., 8vo, wraps frayed and sunned, mark on front cover obscuring two letters, foxing at beginning and end, contents mainly in good condition. Scarce: COPAC lists three copies (NLS, Bodleian, BL).

A Plain Tale.

[Eimar Ultan O'Duffy (1893-1935), Irish satirical writer]
Publication details: 
Undated; place and printer not stated.

One page, in two 62-line columns. Octavo leaf with blank reverse. Good, on lightly aged paper with slight nicking and creasing to edges. Satirical account of 'simple soul' Michael James's dealings with his hypocritical neighbour Susan Elizabeth, who hands him a white feather when he refuses to enlist in the British Army during the Great War. On 'the Day' of the Easter Rising James fights and is wounded and 'thrown into the interment camp at Frongoch'. Susan Elizabeth then becomes 'a great Sinn Feiner.

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