POCOCKE, Richard: Pococke’s Tour in Ireland in 1752. Edited with an introduction and notes by George T. Stokes.
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Dublin: Hodges Figgis. London: Simpkin Marshal, 1891. Crown octavo. First edition. pp. [ii], 187. Green cloth over bevelled boards, titled in gilt on spine, publisher’s device in blind on both covers. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A fine copy. Very scarce.
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Richard Pococke made extensive travels throughout Ireland from the 1740s to the 1760s, and kept a detailed written record of all his excursions. His Irish journals, never before collected, are here published complete for the first time and offer a fascinating insight into the life of mid-eighteenth century Ireland.
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