1807 · Dublin
Parnell was a Protestant but was nonetheless a noted advocate of Irish emancipation. The DNB writes that his Historical Apology "allege[s] persecution to be the real cause of disaffection among the Irish Roman catholics, and advocate]s] the removal of their grievances."
Provenance: Pressure and rubber stamps of St. Francis Xavier College (NY), later in Loyola Seminary, Shrub Oak, NY. Green library buckram. Pressure and rubber stamps. Library stamp on top and bottom closed edges of text block. Charge pocket at rear. Some foxing and soioling. An acceptable but not certainly not an exquisite copy. (Inventory #: 37094)