The Autograph Tree

The Autograph Tree

Paperback (11 Feb 2020) | English

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Synopsis

Between the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century, Lady Augusta Gregory welcomed numerous distinguished literary and artistic friends to her home in Coole Park. Many of these visitors were invited to carve their initials onto a wonderful 160-year-old copper beech tree in her walled garden, which became known as 'the Autograph Tree'. This book contains profiles of the signatories. The book is also a history of the Irish Literary Revival told through the biographical accounts of these people, as many of them played significant roles in this very important event.

Book information

ISBN: 9781781176399
Publisher: Mercier Press
Imprint: Mercier Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 820.99415
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 328g
Height: 216mm
Width: 136mm
Spine width: 25mm