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  • GIFT FROM AN IRISH NOVELIST TO A BRITISH PRIME MINISTER

    This presentation copy of The Untilled Field by George Moore to the Liberal British Prime Minister H.H. Asquith is currently with London booksellers Peter Harrington, priced at £500. It is  inscribed on the half-title “To the Right Hon’ble Henry Asquith, with many kind regards, George Moore, October 23 1914”. Like Moore, Asquith was a moderate supporter of Home Rule for Ireland, which may have spurred the presentation of the volume, a major publication in the Celtic Revival.

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