WRIGHT, G.N. Ireland Illustrated in a Series of Views, of Cities, Towns, Public Buildings, Streets, Docks, Churches, Antiquities, Abbeys, Towers, Castles, Seats of the Nobility, etc. from original drawings by G. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, & T.M. Baynes.


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With descriptions by G.N. Wright. London: H. Fisher, Son, and Jackson, 1833. Quarto. Engraved half-title. pp. [iv], 80, 40 (hand coloured plates), with eighty engraved views. Contemporary half calf, title in gilt on morocco label on gilt decorated spine. A fine copy.

A tour of Ireland, with text by Wright, and 40 engraved plates with tissue guards. The plates have 2 images per plate (so 80 images in total), and there is also an additional engraved title page. The plates include: the Bank of Ireland, Blarney Castle, Sligo, Viceregal Lodge, Waterford, the Wellington Testimonial, Kilkenny Castle, the Lower Lake of Killarney, Inchmore Castle, the Abbey of St Sligo, Cork Prison, College Street in Dublin, Giant’s Causeway, Home’s Hotel in Dublin, Howth Light-house (the vignette on the title page), Limerick Custom House, Dunmore Pier, Londonderry, and Dublin Post Office, to name a few.


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