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    Tom Greer. A Modern Dædalus. London: Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, [1887]. First edition. xvi, 261 pages. Pictorial cloth over boards. Binding slightly cocked. Rear hinge cracked. Very good. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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    Inked name of previous owner to front free endpaper.

    The story of an Irish inventor who fashions wings and "eventually builds up his own squadron of flying subversives, destroys the British forces in Ireland by dropping bombs on them, and so secures a new Irish Republic" (Houen).

    Bleiler, page 132. Alex Houen, Terrorism and Modern Literature, page 27.



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