BARLOW Jane Irish Idylls
Hodder & Stoughton 1895 (fifth edition)
original cloth, spine bumped, corners a trifle rubbed, ownership signature cut from head of half-title resulting in the loss of several words to verso, another ownership signature substituted, top edge gilt, a nice copy. detached stories of life among the poor: cottars in a moorland hamlet in Connaught, rendering with sober truthfulness the character, manners and emotions of these people with restricted life but large imagination, oppressed with poverty, but full of hope, deeply religious and trustful in Providence; first published 1892; 284 pages