O’BRIEN, William. A Queen of Men

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O'BRIEN, William. A Queen of Men. With frontispiece. London: Fisher Unwin, 1899. The third and popular impression. pp. x, [2], 321. Green cloth, decorated in black to a Celtic design on upper cover, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy. This historical novel is set in Galway and Mayo during the turbulent period of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. It was written when William O'Brien spent time in Galway prison. It tells the story of Grace O'Malley 'Granuaile', the pirate sea-queen of the West. The Galway and Mayo coast, Clare Island feature in this work which also incorporates the Composition of Connacht, the disgrace of the Lord Deputy Perrott, the wrecking of the Armada and Grace's visit to the Court of Queen Elizabeth.
The Preface is signed at Mallow Cottage, Westport, 15th November, 1898.

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