Lot 456: Poetical Tale, Founded on The Battle of Ballynahinch

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Lot 456: Author: N/A; Title: Ednavady; A Poetical Tale, Founded on The Battle of Ballynahinch; Place Published: Belfast; Publisher: A. Mackay; Date Published: 1822; Description: 11, [1] pp. (8vo) 20.3x15 cm (8x6") period (original?) plain blue stitched wrappers. First Edition.A rare pamphlet, the poem commemorating the Battle of Ballynahinch, fought outside Ballynahinch, County Down during the Irish rebellion of 1798 between British forces led by Major-General George Nugent and the local United Irishmen led by Henry Munro. No copies located by OCLC or COPAC though it does appear in John Crone's Ulster Bibliography (1906). Condition: Title in ink on front wrapper, small puncture throughout with resulting tears but no loss of text; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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