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FERGUSON, Samuel, Sir. Congal: a poem, in five books.

Dublin. Sealy, Bryers & Walker, 1893. Second edition.
8vo. xv, [1], 174pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth. Extremities rubbed, a trifle cocked, spine sunned. Lightly toned.
The second edition, in original state, of Sir Samuel Ferguson's (180- 1886) long verse epic based upon an Irish prose text, The banquet of Dun na nGedh and the battle of Magh Rath, edited and translated by John O'Donovan in 1842. The poem was first published in quarto format in 1872.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 22248