The image of Irelande :
with a discouerie of woodkarne /
By John Derricke, 1581. With the notes of Sir Walter Scott, bart. Edited, with introduction, by John Small, M.A., F.S.A. Scot.
|Main Creator:||Derricke, John.|
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Edinburgh : A. and C. Black, 1883.
Large paper. Reprint of the original edition, London, 1581, including facsimile of t.-p., and photo-lithographic reproductions of the twelve double-page woodcuts, with title to the plates: A notable discovery ... describing ... the wilde men of Ireland ... The original copy in the library of the University of Edinburgh. And with the introduction and notes from Sir Walter Scott's reprint in Somers' tracts, v. 1, 1809.
"The impression limited to two hundred and eighty-six copies."
With four pages in the handwriting of Standish O'Grady-- "notes and comments on this book written at the age of 72 for my good friend John Quinn (Lawyer) of New York by Standish O'Grady, author of 'The Flight of the Eagle' ... Nov. 1, 1918.".
Physical description: xxiv, 144 p., XII pl. : 29 1/2 x 23 cm. (4to)