London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1868.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo, pp.vii, 302, with corrigenda slip tipped in. Bound in 3/4 green leather and green marbled boards, spine with gilt lettering and ornaments, top edge gilt, green silk ribbon bookmark bound in. Binding signed [William Taylor] Morrell. Scuffing to leather at extremities, spine slightly faded, foxing to first and last few leaves, otherwise clean and sound. Armorial bookplate of William Ruddell Clarke of Trabolgan (County Cork, Ireland) on front pastedown. "Clarke (1870-1937) inherited Trabolgan, a large Georgian house, and the surrounding estate of 1500 acres from his father in 1911. After his death the estate was purchased by the Irish Land Commission" (National Library of Australia). Fitzgibbon (1793-1882) was a prominent Irish barrister. This work addresses the educational, land, religious, and other questions of the time.