SCOTT, Sir Walter. Sir Walter Scott’s Tour in Ireland in 1825. Now first fully described. Edited by D.J. O’Donoghue.


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Frontispiece of Scott kissing the Blarney Stone. Glasgow: Gowans & Gray. Dublin: O’Donoghue and M.H. Gill, 1905. Crown octavo. pp. 96, [4 (publisher’s list)]. Modern quarter blue morocco on cloth boards, title in gilt on blue panel on upper cover and in gilt on spine. A very good copy.
In a letter to Maria Edgeworth written in early 1825 Scott wrote: “I do most certainly intend to be at Dublin in the summer or autumn … one of my earliest objects will be to visit my kind friends at Edgeworthstown.” Maria accompanied him on his trip to Killarney where they called on the historian Henry Hallam. [L3 11B]


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