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A delicate relic from 1825, examining the role of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in the Irish Rebellion of 1798. This conflict pitted Irish rebel forces against their British overlords, which had a considerable effect upon the Irish Quakers. Possible first edition, but not confirmed thus. --- This compact edition in half leather with boards covered in green marbled papers; stippled textblock edges. Spine titling and decorations stamped in gilt. --- A fragile copy, with weakened hinges, considerable rubbing and chafing to leather and covers, prior owner's signature in pencil to front free endpaper. Though covers show damages, textblock remains tightly bound.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xiv, (1), 208 pages
Title: 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.
Publisher: London, William Phillips: 1825
Book Condition: Fair
Weight: 1.00 Item
Stock No.: 82422