Illustrious Irishwomen, being Memoirs of some of The Most Noted Irishwomen from the Earliest Ages to the Present Century. Vol I and II.

SKU: 13456

The author was born Elizabeth Owens Blackburne Casey, in Ireland, and also wrote "A Woman Scorned." Two volumes dedicated to Her Grace The Duchess of Marlborough. Covers Irish heroines from Queen Meave to Mrs. Robinson ("Perdita") and Dorothy Jordan, among many others. Original green cloth with gold embossed title and decorations on spine, black embossed harp on front board. Vol I cloth is wrinkled on area of front board. Pages are very clean, some still uncut. Adverts and endpapers all intact. A great set. Tinsley Brothers, London, 1877. USED. $200.00