[CARLETON, William (1794-1869)]. Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. Second Series, Dublin: William Frederick Wakeman, 1833. 3 volumes, 8° (190 x 117mm). Contemporary blue calf gilt, spines gilt in compartments with scarlet morocco lettering-pieces (lightly rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: Sir Robert Johnson Eden, Bart. (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Block p.35.
With 11 other novels and collections of tales of Irish interest in 32 volumes, including 4 works by John Banim, The Croppy (London, 1828, 3 vols., FIRST EDITION), The Mayor of Wind-Gap and Canvassing. By the O'Hara Family (London, 1835, 3 vols., FIRST EDITION), Father Connell (London, 1842, 3 vols., FIRST EDITION), and Tales by the O'Hara Family (London, 1826, first and second series in 6 vols., the second series a second edition), all bound in contemporary calf gilt (a few worn). (35)