London: C & J Ollier, 1821. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. Three books bound as one in half leather over marbled boards. Covers set off w/stamped rules, red spine and corners. Spine has six raised bands, gilt, the names of three authors stamped. Cover is holding by one thread. Edges are tinted gilded red. Armorial bookplate on front paste-down with name of Rev. Roger Frampton St. Barbe. Inscribed on half-title of first book to this man "with the author's respects." First book included: title page reads: "Henry Schultze/a Tale/ The Savoyard/ A French Republican's Store/With other poems. London/ C & J Ollier/Vere Street/Bond Street/1821." This section is 143 pps. long, contains an "advertisement" which appears to be an author's preface. Four short poems follow the...
Boston, MA: Thomas J. Flynn & Company, 1919. Hardcover. First Edition. 219 pp. 8vo. Brown cover has blindstamped rules on front, and gilt lettering front and spine. Lightly bumped corners. Top edge gilt. Head and foot of spine lightly creased. There is a faint discoloration on center front beneath the author's name. White endpapers have a bookplate on first free endpaper. Deckled foredge and bottoms of pages, many unopened. Black and white frontispiece portrait of author. Clean and tight within.
Father Mahon's take on "Ireland's peculiar form of ancient paganism." Very Good.