ROCHE FERMOY, Colonel Philip. A Commentary on the Memoirs of Theobald Wolfe Tone Major General in the Service of the Republic of France, in which the moral and physical force of Ireland to support National Independence is discussed and examined from authentic documents, by Colonel Philip Roche Fermoy (pseud.).


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Bound with: Extract from The Journals of Theobald Wolfe Tone during his Mission to France. Comprising his negotiations with the French Government in Paris., 1796, the French and Dutch Expeditions to Ireland, his trial and death. Paris: Printed by Firmin Didot, rue Jacob, no. 24, 1828. First edition. Octavo. pp. [iv] xxxii, 178. Full green morocco, cover framed by triple gilt fillets and a dog-tooth roll. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct in the second and fourth, the remainder elaborately tooled in gilt. Ex lib with labels. Manuscript note states that this work was by an Irish Judge, Richard Johnson. Inscribed on the titlepage ‘The gift of June MacCarthy to / David A. Nagle’. Some mild foxing. All edges gilt. A very good copy.
Philip Roche Fermoy is a pseudonym for Robert Johnson. cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.).

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