The Irish Chieftain; or, The Isles of the Life and Death. An Historical Romance.

Publisher: Glasgow: Published by R. Griffin, 1848.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Loeber, Irish Fiction 1650-1900, M321; OCLC records five copies, but only one in the U.S. (Illinois).
Condition: Cloth worn and somewhat stained; lacking the front free endpaper; a good copy.
Book ID: 27520


Small 8vo, original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering.


One of several novels by Edward Maturin (1812-1881), son of the Irish novelist Charles Robert Maturin, a swashbuckling historical tale with apparently no foundation in fact. Edward Maturin moved to the United States, and the works he published in New York are included in Wright I, American Fiction.

Price: $375.00

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