YOUNG, Robert M. & PIKE, W.T. Ed. by. Belfast and the Province of Ulster in the 20th Century. By Robert Young. Contemporary Biographies. Edited by W.T. Pike. With two coloured plates (The Giant’s Causeway and Belfast Harbour), a coloured map of Ulster and numerous portraits. 140 Brighton: Pike, 1909. Quarto. pp. 640. Contemporary quarter goatskin on blind-stamped cream linen with the Ulster and Belfast coat of arms. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title in gilt direct in the second, the remainder tooled in gilt to a centre-and-corner design with a gilt Shamrock onlaid in green morocco in the centre. Spine professionally rebacked. Corners a little bumped. Light surface wear to extremities. All edges gilt. A very good copy. Very rare.
There are upwards of 900 biographies of distinguished Ultonians from all walks of life: Nobility & Gentry, Magistrates, Clergy, the Bench & the Bar, Legal, Medical, Scholastic, Literary & Musical, Land Agents & Auctioneers, Engineers, Architects and Accountants. With a medallion portrait of each. YOUNG, Robert M. & PIKE, W.T. Ed. by.
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