THE PRINCIPLES OF PEACE EXEMPLIFIED IN THE CONDUCT OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS IN IRELAND, DURING THE REBELLION OF THE YEAR 1798; WITH SOME PRELIMINARY AND CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS
by Hancock, Thomas
London: Printed and Sold by William Phillips, 1825. xiv,,208pp. Small octavo. Full contemporary calf, gilt spine label. Edges a bit rubbed, with narrow crack toward crown of upper joint, otherwise a very good copy with an early Dublin bookseller's ticket (D.F. Gardener, Westmoreland Street) on the front pastedown. First edition of this well-regarded work by the Co. Antrim born Quaker poet/physician, based in large part on first hand testimony. It "contains eye-witness accounts of the rebellion from a number of Irish Quakers and provides an interesting perspective on that conflict" -DNB. It went through a number of printings in London and in North America. BRADSHAW 5794. O'DONOGHUE, P.95.
(Inventory #: WRCLIT76270)
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