HYDE, Douglas [An Craoibhín Aoibhinn] Ubhla de’n Chraoibh. Dánta agus Abhráin, leis an gCraoibhín Aoibhinn.
1 in stock
HYDE, Douglas [An Craoibhín Aoibhinn] Ubhla de’n Chraoibh. Dánta agus Abhráin, leis an gCraoibhín Aoibhinn. Baile Atha Cliath: Foillsighthe Gill agus a Mhac, 1900. Post octavo. pp.
v, 54, . Grey wrappers, title in red on upper cover with gilt floral decoration. Repair to spine. A very good copy of a very rare tract.
Douglas Hyde (1860-1949), a descendant of a Protestant Anglo-Irish planter family, did much to further the causes of the Irish language and Irish nationalism. His work established him as a formidable leader of Irish opinion and he is regarded as a moving spirit behind the Irish intellectual revolution of the early twentieth century. ‘Ubhla de’n Chraoibh’ is probably the first book of modern poetry published in the Irish language.
Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.
There are no reviews yet.