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William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409978541

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930358

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Carleton, William

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Item Description: P.F. Collier New York nd (1880's) nd (1880's), New York, 1880. Illustrated (illustrator). Good condition, light wear, a little spotting to cover. Bookseller Inventory # 034992

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William Carleton

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Item Description: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 28 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.1in.Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About The Book WILLIAM CARLETON The Black Prophet William Carleton, the Irish novelist, was born in Co. Tyrone on February 20, 1794. His father was a small farmer, the father of fourteen children, of whom William was the youngest. After getting some education, first from a hedge schoolmaster, and then from Dr. Keenan of Glasslough, Carleton set out for Dublin and obtained a tutorship. In 1830 he collected a number of sketches, and these were published under the title of Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, and at once enjoyed considerable popularity. In 1834 came Tales of Ireland, and from that time forward till his death Carleton produced with great industry numerous short stories and novels, though none of his work after 1848 is worthy of his reputation. The Black Prophet was published in 1847, and Carleton believed rightly that it was his best work. It was written in a season of unparalleled scarcity and destitution, and the pictures and scenes represented were those which he himself witnessed in 1817 and 1822. Many of Carletons novels have been translated into French, German, and Italian, and they will always stand for faithful and powerful pictures of Irish life and character. Carleton died in Dublin on January 30, 1869. For more eBooks visit www. kartindo. com This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781494795054

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Item Description: Mercier Press -, 1973. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. PB/pub.1973/Fair condition/120 pages - A moving account of another aspect of Irish life and tells a nightmare tale. [AR628562]. Bookseller Inventory # 28562

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William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409978541

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930358

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Item Description: Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 148 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409930358

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Item Description: Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 144 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409978541

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Carleton, William

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Item Description: J.M. Dent, `London, 1896. by Phiz (illustrator). VG 12mo hardback without dustjacket, t.e.g. Bookseller Inventory # 008252

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Carleton, William ; Hall, Mrs S C

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Item Description: Nonsuch Publishing, 2007. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Samuel Lover (illustrator). 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Virtually as new, Covers and spine crease free and very clean throughout. A collection of stories about life in rural Ireland during the early nineteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # 003463

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William Carleton

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Item Description: Mercier Press, Cork, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Thus. William Carleton was born in Prillisk, Co Tyrone, in 1794 to small farmers, and was one of fourteen children. His father was fluent in Irish and English and was an accomplished story-teller, with, according to his son, an astonishing memory. His mother, Mary Kelly, was an accomplished singer in Irish, and was famous at wakes, where she acted as a keener. William was also a fluent Irish speaker. The family, already poor, were to experience even more greatly reduced circumstances, and were evicted in 1813. He married Jane Anderson in 1822. After a stop-start education, he came across the classic novel Gil Blas, which inspired him to write, and in his thirties, he walked to Dublin, much like his admirer Patrick Kavanagh, and after failing to get employment on many occasions, received a lucky break when he was asked to write a sketch about Lough Derg, which he knew. The sketch was published by its editor, the Reverend Caesar Otway, in The Christian Examiner and Church of Ireland Gazette in 1828. Within two years he had published thirty sketches in the same periodical, and they were collected as Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (Dublin, William Curry, 5 volumes in two series, 1830-1833), which went through more than fifty editions before Carleton’s death. This was followed by Tales of Ireland (Dublin, Duffy Parlour Library of Ireland, 1833). His other books include Fardorougha the Miser, or the Convicts of Lisnamona (Dublin University Magazine, 1837-1838); Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent, or Chronicles of the Castle Cumber Property (3 volumes, 1845); The Black Prophet, a Tale of the Famine (Dublin University Magazine, 1846); The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847); Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn (London, The Independent, 1850); and The Tithe Proctor (1849). His later stories include The Squanders of Castle Squander (1852). In 1848 a pension of £200 a year was granted by Lord John Russell in response to a petition by distinguished supporters. Shortly before he died he completed the first half of his autobiography, which forms volume one of The Life of William Carleton, by David James O’Donoghue (London, Downey and Co., 2 volumes, 1896). Among the works on Carleton is Poor Scholar: A Study of William Carleton, by Benedict Kiely (Dublin, The Talbot Press, 1942 [Re-issued Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1997] ). William Carleton died on the 30th of January 1869, and is buried in Mount Jerome, Dublin. This copy is in NEAR FINE condition in illustrated card wrappers as issued. Size: 160pp. Bookseller Inventory # 002503

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William Carleton

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Item Description: Mercier Press, Cork, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Thus. William Carleton was born in Prillisk, Co Tyrone, in 1794 to small farmers, and was one of fourteen children. His father was fluent in Irish and English and was an accomplished story-teller, with, according to his son, an astonishing memory. His mother, Mary Kelly, was an accomplished singer in Irish, and was famous at wakes, where she acted as a keener. William was also a fluent Irish speaker. The family, already poor, were to experience even more greatly reduced circumstances, and were evicted in 1813. He married Jane Anderson in 1822. After a stop-start education, he came across the classic novel Gil Blas, which inspired him to write, and in his thirties, he walked to Dublin, much like his admirer Patrick Kavanagh, and after failing to get employment on many occasions, received a lucky break when he was asked to write a sketch about Lough Derg, which he knew. The sketch was published by its editor, the Reverend Caesar Otway, in The Christian Examiner and Church of Ireland Gazette in 1828. Within two years he had published thirty sketches in the same periodical, and they were collected as Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (Dublin, William Curry, 5 volumes in two series, 1830-1833), which went through more than fifty editions before Carleton’s death. This was followed by Tales of Ireland (Dublin, Duffy Parlour Library of Ireland, 1833). His other books include Fardorougha the Miser, or the Convicts of Lisnamona (Dublin University Magazine, 1837-1838); Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent, or Chronicles of the Castle Cumber Property (3 volumes, 1845); The Black Prophet, a Tale of the Famine (Dublin University Magazine, 1846); The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847); Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn (London, The Independent, 1850); and The Tithe Proctor (1849). His later stories include The Squanders of Castle Squander (1852). In 1848 a pension of £200 a year was granted by Lord John Russell in response to a petition by distinguished supporters. Shortly before he died he completed the first half of his autobiography, which forms volume one of The Life of William Carleton, by David James O’Donoghue (London, Downey and Co., 2 volumes, 1896). Among the works on Carleton is Poor Scholar: A Study of William Carleton, by Benedict Kiely (Dublin, The Talbot Press, 1942 [Re-issued Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1997] ). William Carleton died on the 30th of January 1869, and is buried in Mount Jerome, Dublin. This copy is in NEAR FINE condition in illustrated card wrappers as issued. Size: 150pp. Bookseller Inventory # 002504

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William Carleton

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Item Description: Mercier Press, Cork, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Thus. William Carleton was born in Prillisk, Co Tyrone, in 1794 to small farmers, and was one of fourteen children. His father was fluent in Irish and English and was an accomplished story-teller, with, according to his son, an astonishing memory. His mother, Mary Kelly, was an accomplished singer in Irish, and was famous at wakes, where she acted as a keener. William was also a fluent Irish speaker. The family, already poor, were to experience even more greatly reduced circumstances, and were evicted in 1813. He married Jane Anderson in 1822. After a stop-start education, he came across the classic novel Gil Blas, which inspired him to write, and in his thirties, he walked to Dublin, much like his admirer Patrick Kavanagh, and after failing to get employment on many occasions, received a lucky break when he was asked to write a sketch about Lough Derg, which he knew. The sketch was published by its editor, the Reverend Caesar Otway, in The Christian Examiner and Church of Ireland Gazette in 1828. Within two years he had published thirty sketches in the same periodical, and they were collected as Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (Dublin, William Curry, 5 volumes in two series, 1830-1833), which went through more than fifty editions before Carleton’s death. This was followed by Tales of Ireland (Dublin, Duffy Parlour Library of Ireland, 1833). His other books include Fardorougha the Miser, or the Convicts of Lisnamona (Dublin University Magazine, 1837-1838); Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent, or Chronicles of the Castle Cumber Property (3 volumes, 1845); The Black Prophet, a Tale of the Famine (Dublin University Magazine, 1846); The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847); Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn (London, The Independent, 1850); and The Tithe Proctor (1849). His later stories include The Squanders of Castle Squander (1852). In 1848 a pension of £200 a year was granted by Lord John Russell in response to a petition by distinguished supporters. Shortly before he died he completed the first half of his autobiography, which forms volume one of The Life of William Carleton, by David James O’Donoghue (London, Downey and Co., 2 volumes, 1896). Among the works on Carleton is Poor Scholar: A Study of William Carleton, by Benedict Kiely (Dublin, The Talbot Press, 1942 [Re-issued Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1997] ). William Carleton died on the 30th of January 1869, and is buried in Mount Jerome, Dublin. This copy is in NEAR FINE condition in illustrated card wrappers as issued. Size: 156pp. Bookseller Inventory # 002505

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Item Description: 2013. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 655 Lang:- English, Pages 655, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2013 with the help of original edition published long back[1860]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: English. Bookseller Inventory # PB1111002522506

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Carleton, William

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Item Description: William Tegg, London. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. This set needs to be rebound. Eleventh Complete Edition. Interior in Very Good Condition. Exterior lacking one cover and one backstrip. Numerous illustrations by Harvey, Gilbert, Phiz, Franklin, Macmanus, &c. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0.0 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 004449

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William Carleton

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Item Description: Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from Tubber Derg: Or, the Red Well The lesser tales of Carleton present, perhaps, as strong a claim to immortality as a delineator of national character can desire. Thomas Davis, speaking of the Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, well remarks, that we enter into all the sports and sorrows of the characters therein pourtrayed; and this charming quality of fascination will yet live and be attractive, when Carleton s stories will afford no matter for excitement, except that of curiosity towards a state of things extinct and passed away. When this era shall dawn it is impossible to determine; but certain it appears to be, that the last of our chroniclers belongs to the day we live in. And why? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781331376842

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CARLETON.WILLIAM

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Item Description: D&J.SADLER&CO., NEW YORK., 1880. Book Condition: Good PLUS. POSSIBLE FIRST THUS.INCLUDES FOUR NOVELS;THE POOR SCHOLAR;TUBER BURG;REDMOND AND THE TITHE-PROCTOR.ATTRACTIVE DARK BROWN CLOTH BINDING WITH BRIGHT GILT LETTERING AND DECORATIONS.HARP IN CIRCLE OF SHAMROCKS ON FRONT COVER.AEG.BINDING TIGHT.TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE SPINE WORN.FFEP MISSING.A SOUND AND ATTRACTIVE ITEM. Bookseller Inventory # 26959

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William Carleton

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Item Description: Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Tubber Derg: Or, the Red Well The lesser tales of Carleton present, perhaps, as strong a claim to immortality as a delineator of national character can desire. Thomas Davis, speaking of the Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, well remarks, that we enter into all the sports and sorrows of the characters therein pourtrayed; and this charming quality of fascination will yet live and be attractive, when Carleton s stories will afford no matter for excitement, except that of curiosity towards a state of things extinct and passed away. When this era shall dawn it is impossible to determine; but certain it appears to be, that the last of our chroniclers belongs to the day we live in. And why? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781331376842

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William Carleton

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William Carleton

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Item Description: HardPress Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 328 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.7in.TRAITS AND STORIES OF THE IRISH PEASANTRY This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781407616735

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William Carleton

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Item Description: ReInk Books, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1860 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper.(Original publisher, D. & J. Sadlier & co.) 655 pages Special Offer: This seller is offering an exclusive discount of 15% on all prices for AbeBooks customers. Original Price: 36.24 EUR. Bookseller Inventory # 452604056

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Item Description: ReInk Books, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1860 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes, this reprint is of only one volume. This hardbound book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of binding. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal hardbounds. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper.(Original publisher, D. & J. Sadlier & co.) 655 pages Special Offer: This seller is offering an exclusive discount of 15% on all prices for AbeBooks customers. Original Price: 38.24 EUR. Bookseller Inventory # HB452604056

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William Carleton

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ISBN 10: 1494795051 ISBN 13: 9781494795054

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Item Description: Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About The Book WILLIAM CARLETON The Black Prophet William Carleton, the Irish novelist, was born in Co. Tyrone on February 20, 1794. His father was a small farmer, the father of fourteen children, of whom William was the youngest. After getting some education, first from a hedge schoolmaster, and then from Dr. Keenan of Glasslough, Carleton set out for Dublin and obtained a tutorship. In 1830 he collected a number of sketches, and these were published under the title of Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, and at once enjoyed considerable popularity. In 1834 came Tales of Ireland, and from that time forward till his death Carleton produced with great industry numerous short stories and novels, though none of his work after 1848 is worthy of his reputation. The Black Prophet was published in 1847, and Carleton believed rightly that it was his best work. It was written in a season of unparalleled scarcity and destitution, and the pictures and scenes represented were those which he himself witnessed in 1817 and 1822. Many of Carleton s novels have been translated into French, German, and Italian, and they will always stand for faithful and powerful pictures of Irish life and character. Carleton died in Dublin on January 30, 1869. For more eBooks visit. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781494795054

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William Carleton

Published by University of Michigan Library, United States (2006)

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Item Description: University of Michigan Library, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 152 x 108 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781425567194

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William Carleton

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Item Description: Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About The Book WILLIAM CARLETON The Black Prophet William Carleton, the Irish novelist, was born in Co. Tyrone on February 20, 1794. His father was a small farmer, the father of fourteen children, of whom William was the youngest. After getting some education, first from a hedge schoolmaster, and then from Dr. Keenan of Glasslough, Carleton set out for Dublin and obtained a tutorship. In 1830 he collected a number of sketches, and these were published under the title of Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, and at once enjoyed considerable popularity. In 1834 came Tales of Ireland, and from that time forward till his death Carleton produced with great industry numerous short stories and novels, though none of his work after 1848 is worthy of his reputation. The Black Prophet was published in 1847, and Carleton believed rightly that it was his best work. It was written in a season of unparalleled scarcity and destitution, and the pictures and scenes represented were those which he himself witnessed in 1817 and 1822. Many of Carleton s novels have been translated into French, German, and Italian, and they will always stand for faithful and powerful pictures of Irish life and character. Carleton died in Dublin on January 30, 1869. For more eBooks visit. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781494795054

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Carleton, William

Published by D. & J. Sadlier & Co., N.Y. (1871)

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Item Description: D. & J. Sadlier & Co., N.Y., 1871. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair to Good. No Jacket. Uncredited (illustrator). 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Original brown blindstamped cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked. Gutter strain throughout.Previous owner's name. Tubber Derg, Barney Brady's Goose, Tom Gressley, The Brown Goat, The White Horse of the Peppers, and Mickey McRory (Volume I). The Poor Scholar, A Peasant Girl's Love, Talbot and Gaynor, and Frank Finegan (Volume II). 323 pp. in Volume I. 322 pp. in Volume II. Bookseller Inventory # 003479

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Yeats, William Butler

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ISBN 10: 145165507X ISBN 13: 9781451655070

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Item Description: Scribner, 2011. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Prefaces and Introductions, Volume VI ofThe Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, brings together for the first time thirty-two introductions by Yeats to the works of such literary greats as William Blake, J.M. Synge, Lady Gregory, Oscar Wilde, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Lionel Johnson, and Rabindranath Tagore. The introductions, which span the Nobel laureate's entire career, reflect the broad reach of Yeats's literary and cultural interests.Writing of fairies, ghosts, and witches in his introduction toFairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, Yeats discovers that they were still extant in Ireland, at least in 1888, "giving gifts to the kindly, and plaguing the surly." In his preface to Stories from Carleton he tells of that sweetest ginger of Gaelic tunes, Mary Carleton, who was once asked to sing the air "The Red-haired Man's Wife" and replied: "I will sing for you, but the English words and the air are like a quarreling man and wife. The Irish melts into the tune: the English does not." And in distinguishing the Irish from the English poets of his day inA Treasury of Irish Poetry in the English Tongue, Yeats remarks: "Contemporary Irish poets believe in spiritual life, invisible and troubling, and express their belief in their poetry. Contemporary English poets are interested in the glory, the order, the passion or the pleasure of the world."Always insightful and often charming,Prefaces and Introductionsreveals the breadth of Yeats's talent as essayist, critic, folklorist, and raconteur. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_145165507X

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William Carleton

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ISBN 10: 1236192125 ISBN 13: 9781236192127

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: .ete. with a Portrait of the Author. Price 50 and 75 cents, and SI. vm. Tubber Derg, or the Bed Well, and other Tales. Price 50 and 75 cents, and $1. NEW YORK: D. ft J. SADLIER 4; CO., 31 BARCLAY-STREET. BOSTON: 1S3 FEDERAL STREET. MONTREAL: COR. 07 NOTKS DAUB AND ST. FRANCIS IATKH 1864. The Poor Scholar, 9 A Peasant Girl s Love, 269 Talbot And Gatnor, The Irish Pipers, . 283 Frank Finneqan, The Foster Brother, . 500 INTRODUCTION. - The following account of the origin of the tale of The Poor Scholar, is taken from Mr. Carleton s introduction to a new and revised edition of Mb Traita and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, published in Dublin in 1843. It was about ix months after our removal to Springtown, that an incident in my early life occurred which gave rise to one of the most popular tales, perhaps, with the exception of the Miser, that I have written--that is the Poor Scholar. There being now no classical school within eighteen or twenty miles of Springtown, it was suggested to our family by a nephew of the parish priest, then a young man of six or eight and twenty, that, under the circumstances, it would be a prudent step on their part to prepare an outfit, and send me up to Munster as a Poor Scholar, to complete my education. Pat Frayne, who by the way had been a poor scholar himself, had advised the same thing before, and as the name does not involve disgrace, I felt no reluctance in going, especially as the priest s nephew, who proposed it, had made up his mind on accompanying me for a similar purpose. Indeed, the poor scholars who go to Munster are indebted for nothing but their bed and board, which they receive kindly and hospitably from the parents of the scholars. The masters are generally paid their full term. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236192127

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Item Description: RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 116 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: . . . ete. with a Portrait of the Author. Price 50 and 75 cents, and SI. vm. Tubber Derg, or the Bed Well, and other Tales. Price 50 and 75 cents, and 1. NEW YORK: D. ft J. SADLIER 4; CO. , 31 BARCLAY-STREET. BOSTON: 1S3 FEDERAL STREET. MONTREAL: COR. 07 NOTKS DAUB AND ST. FRANCIS IATKH 1864. The Poor Scholar, 9 A Peasant Girls Love, 269 Talbot And Gatnor, The Irish Pipers, . . . 283 Frank Finneqan, The Foster Brother, . . . 500 INTRODUCTION. . The following account of the origin of the tale of The Poor Scholar, is taken from Mr. Carletons introduction to a new and revised edition of Mb Traita and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, published in Dublin in 1843. It was about ix months after our removal to Springtown, that an incident in my early life occurred which gave rise to one of the most popular tales, perhaps, with the exception of the Miser, that I have written--that is the Poor Scholar. There being now no classical school within eighteen or twenty miles of Springtown, it was suggested to our family by a nephew of the parish priest, then a young man of six or eight and twenty, that, under the circumstances, it would be a prudent step on their part to prepare an outfit, and send me up to Munster as a Poor Scholar, to complete my education. Pat Frayne, who by the way had been a poor scholar himself, had advised the same thing before, and as the name does not involve disgrace, I felt no reluctance in going, especially as the priests nephew, who proposed it, had made up his mind on accompanying me for a similar purpose. Indeed, the poor scholars who go to Munster are indebted for nothing but their bed and board, which they receive kindly and hospitably from the parents of the scholars. The masters are generally paid their full term. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781236192127

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