Selina Martin

Life
[Miss Martin;] presum. a well-travelled governess and member of the Martin family of Ballynahinch; author of The Protestant Rector (Dublin: William Curry; London: James Nesbit 1830), in which the eponymous hero converts a Catholic priest; also Eglantine; or the Flower that Never Fades: An Allegorical Tale, Altered from the French (Dublin: R. Tims [1830]), a work addressed to the Children of St. George Smith, Esq. Green Hills, near Drogheda; prev. issued Three Years’ Residence in Italy [q.d.].

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References
English Novels 1830-36: A Bibliography of British Fiction (Cardiff) lists The Protesant Rector, or Tale of the Other Times in Ireland. By the Author of “A Narrative of Three Years Residence in Italy” (London: Published by J. Nisbet, Berner’s-Street, 1830), 216pp., 18°; boards [2s. 6d.; notices in July 1830]; Curry imprint held by National Library of Ireland. Note also advert. appended to George Brittaine, Irish Priests and Irish Landlords (1830): Eglantine; or the Flower that Never Fades. An Allegorical Tale, Altered from the French, By Miss Martin, the Author of Three Years’ Residence in Italy, Addressed to the Children of St. George Smith, Esq. Green Hills, near Drogheda (Dublin: R. Tims [1830]) [See English Novels 1830-36, online.]

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