MINIATURE WITH A FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE FOUR COURTS
MOORE, Thomas. Irish Melodies, and Other Poems, with a Melologue upon National Music. To which are appended the original advertisements to the melodies, and the prefatory letter on music. Frontispiece. Dublin: John Cumming, n.d. (c.1845). 32mo. pp. xii, 262. Engraved titlepage. Contemporary full green morocco, titled in gilt. Presentation inscription from Cecilia Baring dated 1845, on front endpaper. With a fine fore-edge painting of the Four Courts, Dublin. In fine condition.
COPAC locates 4 copies only.
The leaves of plates are an engraved portrait of Thomas Moore, and an extra, engraved, title-page with the title Moore’s Irish melodies.