Possible owners inscription, "Augustine Birrell / March 10th 1921 / Dies dolorosa - 1915." The reverse of the page includes a handwritten list of other works by the author and some annotations are included in the text. If it is the same Augustine Birrell, he was Chief Secretary for Ireland (1907-1916). The "Dies dolorosa - 1915" might refer to the troubles he experienced that year with World War I, the Irish uprisings and the death of his wife Eleanor. He resigned in 1916 after criticisms of his response to the Irish uprisings.
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- Edward's 'Canons of criticism'.--An eighteenth-century Hippocrates [William Heberden]--'Hermes' Harris.--The, opens in a new window journeys of John Howard.--'The, opens in a new window learned Mrs. Carter.'--The, opens in a new window Abbé Edgeworth.--A, opens in a new window casual causerie.--Index, opens in a new window Austin Dobson 1840-1921.