Item #40222 A Week at Killarney. Mr.& Mrs. S. C. HALL.

A Week at Killarney.

London. Jeremiah How. (Printed by A. Spottiswoode). 1843. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 22x 15cm, the true first edition, 208p., vignette and border decorated engraved title page & 20 steel engraved plates with tissue guards (including frontis) by Bartlett & Creswick, 3 engraved maps (2 double-page) and 111 wood-engraved text & half page illustrations, in original green attractively blind decorated green cloth, gilt titles and decoration on the spine, oval pictorial gilt decoration on the upper cover, stamping including borders repeated in blind on the bottom boards, coated yellow endpapers, a book more commonly found in rough condition this is a fine copy of the first edition. Precedes the "London. Virtue & Co. 1850" edition which is often referred as the first edition. Virtue also issued editions in 1858 & 1865. Travel Description and social condition for travellers, it includes the counties of Limerick, Kerry and Cork. With twenty steel engraved plates after W. H. Bartlett and Thomas Creswick. Item #40222

Price: $300.00

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