Item #38228 Jail Journal. With an Introductory Narrative of Transactions in Ireland. John MITCHEL.

Jail Journal. With an Introductory Narrative of Transactions in Ireland.

Dublin. M.H. Gill & Son, Ltd. N.d. [1959?]. Soft cover. 8vo. 21cm, reprint of original edition of 1854 wit additions, xlvii,462p., frontis portrait (author), 36 illustrations, appendices, index, green cloth, gilt spine titles, fine condition (gar) ~ A classic of Irish nationalism, written by Irish nationalist, John Mitchel (1815 1875) while being transported to the penal colony of Van Diemen's Land. After escaping to America, the Journal continues in New York. "Jail Journal" was originally published in "The Citizen", Mitchel's first New York newspaper, from January to August, 1854. This edition has a Preface by Arthur Griffith (1871 1922) founder and leader of the political party Sinn Fein. Item #38228

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