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THE SCENERY AND ANTIQUITIES OF IRELAND, ILLUSTRATED FROM DRAWINGS BY ... by  N.P.; J. Stirling Coyne; and W. H. Bartlett [illustrations] [Ireland]: Willis - Hardcover - 1842 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

THE SCENERY AND ANTIQUITIES OF IRELAND, ILLUSTRATED FROM DRAWINGS BY ...

by [Ireland]: Willis, N.P.; J. Stirling Coyne; and W. H. Bartlett [illustrations]

Condition: See description


London: George Virtue, 1842. Two volumes. iv,[2],170;iv,186pp. plus map and 118 plates. Quarto. Full green late 19th century morocco, raised bands, gilt extra, a.e.g. Engraved extra title and plates. Moderate marginal foxing to the plates offset to the tissue guards, a few plates bound slightly out of place, sign of repair at gutter after II:182 (preceding the Appendix), but a good, sound set. First edition in book form, BAL's issue 1 of the text, with earliest form of the 'Glengariff' [sic] plate, but without the portrait of Willis omitted from issue 2 of the first volume. In place of the portrait, the binder placed the plate of Innisfallen from volume two. There was also a serial printing in 30 parts which is scarce. BAL 2276.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: WRCLIT76405
  • Title: THE SCENERY AND ANTIQUITIES OF IRELAND, ILLUSTRATED FROM DRAWINGS BY ...
  • Author: [Ireland]: Willis, N.P.; J. Stirling Coyne; and W. H. Bartlett [illustrations]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Virtue
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1842
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