O’CURRY, Eugene. On The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish. A series of lectures delivered by the late Eugene O’Curry, M.R.I.A., Professor of Irish History and Archaeology in the Catholic University of Ireland. Edited, appendices etc, by W.K. Sullivan.
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A MONUMENT TO ONE OF OUR GREAT CELTIC SCHOLARS
With a new introduction by Nollaig Ó Muraíle. Three volumes. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, 1996. Demy octavo. pp. (1) xviii, 664, (2), xix, 392 (3) xxiv, 711. Bound in full green buckram, with harp in gilt on upper covers. Head and tail bands. Fine.
His thirty-eight lectures On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish, delivered at the University between May 1857 and July 1862 (the last one only a fortnight before his death) were published in Dublin. O’Curry’s works stand to this day as a monument to one of our greatest Celtic scholars.
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