JOYCE, P.W. Old Celtic Romances. Translated from the Gaelic.


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Second edition, revised and enlarged. London: Longman, 1894. Crown octavo. pp. xx, 446, [8 (author’s list)]. Red cloth, titled in black. A very good copy.  The Children of Lir; The Children of Turenn; The Children of Usna; Connla of the Golden Hair; The Voyage of Maildun; The Fairy Palace of the Quicken Trees; The Gilla Dacker; Dermot and Grania; The Chase of Slieve Fuad; Oisin in Tirnanoge; The Voyage of the Sons of O’Corra, etc. etc. This was the first collection of old Gaelic prose romances ever published in fair English translation. Of this work  Dr. Garnett says: “It is the most exquisitely charming of all modern versions of ancient legend”.


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