Irish Gaelic CÉITINN (KEATING) 17th c. Historian 1908

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  • Sold Date: May 11, 2010
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Irish Gaelic C�ITINN (KEATING) 17th c. Historian 1908

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A brief Life of Seathr�n C�itinn or Geoffrey Keating (1580-1644), doctor of divinity, longtime political fugitive, poet and historian of Anglo-Norman extraction who recorded the history of Gaelic Ireland. This is by scholar and journalist Ris(t)e�rd � Foghludha (Fiachra �ilgeach) (1873-1975), Editor of An G�m, whose work includes editions of several Gaelic poets along with the 7000-word Log-Ainmneacha, a dictionary of Irish placenames.

SAOGHAL-R� SHEATHR�IN C�ITINN: SAGART IS DOCHT�IR SAN DIADHACHT, TARUIDHE, FILE, �GHDAR ETC., RISE�RD � FOGHLUDHA "FIACHRA �ILGEACH" DO SCR�BH, B.�.C. MUINNTIR AN GHOILL, TEO. 1908.

Text in Irish Gaelic sean-chl�. Older Gaelic lettering with archaic Rs and Ss, two accents and pre-standard spelling.

A stapled booklet in fair to good condition. Card covers, 25 pages, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" approx. Covers aged, stained, creased; interior aged and browned. One of two tipped-in bl&wh illustrations is torn. Scarce.

Airmail anyw $2, Ireland (all) $1.50.

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