Travels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion [William McSherry's Copy]. Anonymous, Thomas Moore.
Travels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion [William McSherry's Copy]
Travels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion [William McSherry's Copy]
Georgetown President William McSherry's copy with substantial notes

Travels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion [William McSherry's Copy]

Very Good. Item #7358

Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833. First American Edition. Small octavo; publisher's cloth, printed paper spine label; viii,[13]-328pp. Some shelf wear, especially at spine ends, spine cloth toned and label's text mostly effaced, light foxing throughout textblock, else Very Good and sound.

Pencil and ink ownership inscription of William McSherry (1799-1839), president of Georgetown University. McSherry left substantial but faint and soiled pencil notes on the rear free endpaper in regards to this controversial novel by the "cheerfully pagan" Catholic-born Irish lyricist Thomas Moore (1779-1852).

Price: $225.00