COMPRISING SKETCHES OF DISTINGUISHED IRISHMEN, EMINENT PERSONS CONNECTED WITH IRELAND BY OFFICE OR BY THEIR WRITINGS.
"And if I have done well, and as is fitting the story, it is that which I desired : but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto."-II. MAC. xv. 38.
DUBLIN: M. H. GILL & SON, SACKVILLE-STREET.
I dedicate this Book to the Memory of my Father
RICHARD DAVIS WEBB
WHO DEEPLY INTERESTED IN ITS PLAN AND INCEPTION HAS NOT LIVED TO SEE ITS COMPLETION
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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