Early Irish Lyrics: Eighth to Twelfth Century. Gerard Murphy.

Early Irish Lyrics: Eighth to Twelfth Century

Oxford: Clarendon Press [Oxford University Press], 1970. Later printing.

12mo (7 3/8 x 5 inches; 190 x 125 mm), xxii, 315, [1] pages, blue cloth, titles in gilt to spine, in a price-clipped dust jacket (hard cover).

An anthology of Irish monastic and secular poems, with each poem printed in Gaelic and English. With an extensive section of notes explaining each poem as well as a Gaelic-English glossary. An excellent reference work.

This book originally was issued in 1956. Our copy is a reprint ("from corrected sheets of the first edition") issued in 1970.

CONDITION: Slight edge wear, a couple of small stains to top and fore edges, tiny tear in title page, not affecting any text. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but has a small price sticker attached. The jacket also has some soiling as well as a few chips. Very Good or better in a Very Good dust jacket. Item #132

Price: $60.00

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