Specimens of the Early Native Poetry of Ireland, in English Metrical Translations.
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Translations by Miss Brooke, Dr Drummond, Samuel Ferguson, J.C. Mangan, T. Furlong, H. Grattan Curran, Edw. Walsh, J. D'Alton and John Anster. With Historical and Biographical Notices by Henry R. Montgomery. viii, 223 pp. Arranged chronologically from 500BC to 1733AD. Occasional spot of foxing in text. Contents include: Origin of the Bardic Order, Knights of the Red Branch, Poem of Conloch, Lament of Cuchullin, Ossian's Poems, Niall of the Nine Hostages, Bards Dallan and Seanchan, Lament for Dallan, Prince Aldfrid's Itinerary Through Ireland, Brian Boru, Poem of the Chase, Magnus the Great, Giraldus Cambrensis, Bards of the 13th century, 15th century, On the Ruins of Donegal Castle, Lament for Tyrone and Tyrconnell, The Coolin, The Roman Vision, Carolan, Elegy on the Ruins of Timoleague Castle, etc. All edges gilt. Binding tight. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Spine darkened. Top and bottom of spine lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG. Bookseller Inventory # 8208
Title: Specimens of the Early Native Poetry of ...
Publisher: Dublin: James McGlashan
Publication Date: 1846
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