BUSH, John. Hibernia Curiosa. A Letter from a Gentleman in Dublin, to his friend at Dover in Kent.

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[BUSH, John] Hibernia Curiosa. A Letter from a Gentleman in Dublin, to his friend at Dover in Kent. Giving a General View of the Manners, Customs, Dispositions, &c., of the Inhabitants of Ireland. With occasional Observations on the State of Trade and Agriculture in that Kingdom. And including an Account of some of its most remarkable Natural Curiosities, such as Salmon Leaps, Water-falls, Cascades, Glynns, Lakes, &c. With a more particular Description of the Giant’s Causeway in the North; and the celebrated Lake of Killarney in the South of Ireland; taken from an attentive Survey and Examination of the Originals. Collected in a Tour throughout the Kingdom in the Year 1764: And ornamented with Plans of the principal Originals, engraved from Drawings taken on the Spot. With folding plan of Dublin and five other folding plates. London: For W. Flexney, 1769. pp. xvi, 143, 6 (folding map and plates). Large paper copy (157 x 230mm). Recent quarter morocco on papered boards, title in gilt on red morocco label on spine. In pencil on front pastedown ‘From the / Hamilton Palace Library.’ A very good copy. Top edge gilt. Rare. [L3 1B / L3 11C]

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