Irish Eloquence. The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators Philips, Curran and Grattan. To Which is Added the Powerful Appeal of Robert Emmett, At the Close of His Trial for High Treason.

Philadelphia: Key, Mielke & Biddle, 1832. Hardcover. Contains the speeches of Charles Philips, John Philpot Curran & Henry Grattan. Robert Emmet was condemned to death for his role in the Irish Rebellion. Bound with "Speeches of the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran, Master of the Rolls in Ireland. nd, xii, 13-370pp, includes the right of election of Lord Mayor of the city of Dublin, Catholic Emancipation, Patrick Finney, Peter Finney, Owen Kirwan, etc.

With the bookplate and signature of F. Knox Morton, MD, prominent Philadelphia physician and property owner, who served two terms as City Treasurer.

8vo, viii, 9-178pp. Period full brown leather, raised bands, black leather spine label, very rubbed, scratched, but firm; scattered foxing. Item #9053

Price: $45.00

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