A Social History of Ancient Ireland. Treating of The Government, Military System, and Law; Religion, Learning, and Art; Trades, Industries, and Commerce; Manners, Customs, and Domestic Life, of the Ancient Irish People. P. W. JOYCE.

A Social History of Ancient Ireland. Treating of The Government, Military System, and Law; Religion, Learning, and Art; Trades, Industries, and Commerce; Manners, Customs, and Domestic Life, of the Ancient Irish People.

London, New York & Bombay. Longmans, Green and Co. 1903. 1st Edition. Hardcover. thick8vo, 22cm, The First Edition, in two volumes, xxiii,632 & xi,651,[i]pp., ad., with 328 illustrations from engravings, bibliography, index, in original dark green cloth, gilt titles and Celtic decorations and borders on the spines and upper covers, t.e.g., a fine sound set of the scarce first edition. (cgc) Author's Signed Presentation Copy to Col. Wood-Martin; with thankful acknowledgment of much help towards illustrating this book, Dublin, Sept. 30th, P.W. Joyce. Wood-Martin was a noted historian and wrote several histories of Sligo, on the lake dwellings of Ireland, etc., This set from his library. Item #29333

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