Edward, Earl of Clarendon, Edward Hyde, (copy of Irish Author Denis Johnston)
Title The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Begun in the Year 1641 with the Precedent Passages and Actions That Contributed Thereunto and the Happy End and Conclusion Thereof By the King's Blessed Restoration and Return .
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher John Hyde and Robert Owen, Booksellers 1719
Seller ID 14973
Three volumes, complete. Contemporary full leather with raised bands and gilt lettering. Some splitting at joints, but strong and holding. 1: frontispiece portrait, (i-vii); (i)-x; 1-442. 2. frontispiece portrait (i-vii), 1-459. 3. frontispiece portrait (i-vii), 1-445 plus unpaginated index. 7 1/2 x 12 inches. This is the copy that was owned by Irish writer Denis Johnston (b. 1901-d. 1984). Johnston was a protege of William Butler Yeats and George Bernard Shaw and was a friend of Sean O'Casey. He was the author of 11 plays and four works of non-fiction IThis copy contains his bookplate and signature on front pastedown, extensive notes on front pastedown, and occasional marginal notes, usually caustic in nature about the English, in pencil on the margins of volume 1.
ASSOCIATION COPIES. BRITISH CIVIL WAR. IRISH WRITERS