Ierne of Armorica by J C Bateman. New York, D & J Sadler, 1879
Ierne of Armorica by J C Bateman. New York, D & J Sadler, 1879. Presentation bookplate to inside front cover, from the Academy of Mount Saint Agnes to Miss Effie Gwynne, dated June 29, 1886. An early historical fiction, set in the time of Chlovis, king of the Franks and founder of the Merovingian dynasty, in Gaul in the Western Roman Empire, in the late 5th Century AD. Binding is solid and square. Lovely decorated brown cloth boards, with some wear with loss at head of spine but otherwise quite nice.