The Life and Death of Saint Malachy the Irishman
The life of the twelfth century Irish saint and Archbishop of Armagh
First edition thus, first printing. Hardback in dustwrapper. 22 × 14.5cm, 170pp
Bernard of Clairvaux's life of Saint Malachy (1095–1148) the Irish saint and Archbishop of Armagh, to whom were attributed several miracles and an alleged vision of 112 Popes later attributed to the apocalyptic list of the Prophecy of the Popes. He was the first native born Irish saint to be canonised.
The book is in good condition, with some tanning to the pages. The dustwrapper is a bit rubbed to the edges but now in a protective sleeve.