Our shop is located on James Street in the beautiful old Georgian part of Westport between the tree-lined Mall and the Octagon, one of the town’s well known landmarks.

Our shop is located on James Street in the beautiful old Georgian part of Westport between the tree-lined Mall and the Octagon, one of the town’s well known landmarks.


West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Madden, The United Irishmen;

Madden, The United Irishmen;

Madden, R.R. The United Irishmen; Their Lifes and Times. By R.R. Madden, M.D., M.R.I.A. with Numerous Original Portraits. Third Series. Three Volumes. Dublin, Published by James Duffy, 1846. 19 x 11 cm. Vol.1: xi, 418 pages with frontispiece and three plates. / Vol.2: 350 pages with frontispiece and one plate. / Vol.3: vii, 318 pages with frontispiece and four plates. New half leather over marbled boards (Kenny’s Bindery 2017). All edges marbled. Very good condition. New Bindings. Internally clean with little age darkening. Very mild foxing / browning to plates. A few small nicks and closed tears.

Richard Robert Madden (1798 – 1886) was an Irish doctor, writer, abolitionist and historian of the United Irishmen. Madden took an active role in trying to impose anti-slavery rules in Jamaica on behalf of the British government.
From the library of Edmund Downey, Waterford, but not signed or inscribed by him. Edmund Downey was a publisher (Downey & Co.) and former owner of the ‘Waterford News’. He died in 1937.

Our price: EUR 480,-- 

Madden, The United Irishmen;
Madden, The United Irishmen;
Madden, The United Irishmen;
Madden, The United Irishmen;
Madden, The United Irishmen;

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