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The lighter side of Irish life

George A. Birmingham

The lighter side of Irish life

by George A. Birmingham

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Published by Foulis in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George A. Birmingham ; with sixteen illustrations in colour by Henry W. Kerr.
The Physical Object
Pagination(271)p., 16p. of plates ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13976725M

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Birmingham. DETAILS. George A. Birmingham was the pen name of James Owen Hannay ( - ), Irish clergyman and prolific novelist. He withdrew from the Gaelic League in the wake of ongoing protests about the tour of his successful play, General John Regan.

This is a collection of humerous essays and anecdotes. Irish wit and humor, National characteristics, Irish, Ireland -- Social life and customs 20th century Humor Publisher London: T.N.

Foulis Collection kellylibrary; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Kelly - University of Toronto Language EnglishPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Birmingham, George A., Lighter side of Irish life.

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