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LEAVES FROM OUR CYPRESS AND OUR OAK.

LEAVES FROM OUR CYPRESS AND OUR OAK.
LEAVES FROM OUR CYPRESS AND OUR OAK.
£250.00
Book ID
6260
Author
DAVIS, Francis.:
Publisher
Macmillan
Binding
Hardcover
Published
1863
Pages
100
Type/size
8vo - over 7? - 9?" tall
Notes
SIGNED and inscribed by the author. First edition, very good condition, medium square octavo, green cloth, gilt titles and decoration, slight softening to corners, some faint spotting to covers, signed and inscribed on half title, 98 pages including front matter plus two pages of publisher's list. [1810-1885; b. Hillsborough, Co. Down, son of a Presbyterian small-holder who troubled his family by enlisting in the Army (when he prob. served in garrison at Ballincollig, Co. Cork), later being bought out; Davis became a weaver & frequently contributed to The Nation, as 'The Belfastman'; edited the Belfast Man's Journal, 1850; his collected poems as Earlier and Later Leaves (1878); wrote elegy for Henry Cooke and dedicated a later work to Queen Victoria; received civil list pension; d. Belfast, of infectious disease; bur. Milltown Catholic Cemetery; monument erected by Young Ireland Association. Works: The Lispings of the Lagan, (Belfast: J. Henderson 1847), xi, 168pp.; Poems and Songs (Belfast: J. Henderson 1847), vii, 94pp; Miscellaneous Poems and Songs (Belfast 1852); Belfast, The City and the Man, a poem (Belfast 1855); The Tablet of Shadows, a fantasy, and other poems (London 1861); Leaves from our Cypress and Our Oak (London 1863) [anon.]; Earlier and Later Leaves, or An Autumn Gathering (Belfast: Patrick Mahon 1878), port.; intro. Rev. Columban O'Grady, O.P. ] [General Information: 10% discount for all direct purchases. Please contact us for quotation for postage at cost. - minimum ?3.50]
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