New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, . 8vo. xi, [i], 321 pp., including frontispiece. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Original tan cloth, pictorial end-papers; uncut. With copy of article on Gogarty from The New York Times Book Review laid in. Inscribed by Gogarty on flyleaf, “To Ralph H. Gutz, with the best wishes of Oliver St. John Gogarty.”. Item #12189
First American edition. Gogarty attempts a “geographical history,” following the traceable journeys of St. Patrick. His aim in doing so was “by describing the places which the Saint visited and sanctified in our island, to draw from these, as from well-springs, inspirations which shall be truly traditional, pure, and undiluted by modern distractions and fatuous ideas of patriotism; and shall again be as much part and parcel of our race as the rivers, seas, valleys, fields, and mountains are part of our country.”.