Ireland Book Gartan Festival 1897 St Columba
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Price : US $99.99
Rare Irish History Book- 1898. 'Cuimne Columimcille Or The Gartan Festival Being A Record Of The Celebration Held At Gartan On The 9th June, 1897, The Thirteen Centennial of St. Columba.' Published in London by M.H. Gill & Sons in 1898. Hardcover, green cloth stamped in gilt on the front cover, 176 pages. With More Than 40 Photographic Illustrations. First Edition. A celebration of the 1300th anniversary of the death of famous Irish Saint Columa. Columba, one of the 12 Apostles of Ireland, was a leader among the Gaelic missionary monks. The celebration book contains a history, many addresses given by prominent people, sermons, letters, telegrams, and discussion about various issues. Nice views of people, scenes, buildings and monuments in Ireland. Some text is occasionally in Gaelic. With a signed presentation on the verso of the front endpaper: 'To John P. Doherty Esq., From Most Rev. Dr. O'Donnell, Bishop of Raphoe.' Very Good condition (covers clean & bright; text clean & tight). A very nice copy of a scarce book on Ireland!! Would make a nice Holiday gift for the right person. A lovely copy!!
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