Trench, Realities of Irish Life.
Trench, W. Steuart. Realities of Irish Life. With Illustrations by his son J. Townsend Trench. Third Edition. London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1869. 21 x 14 cm. xiv, 411 pages plus four pages publishers list. Original dark green cloth with striking gilt decoration to front board. Hard cover. Gilt title and lines on spine. Bevelled boards. Brown end papers. Frontispiece and various full page plates throughout. One plate in colour. Large coloured folding map towards the end of the book. Very good condition. Shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, boards and spine. Head and tail of spine frayed. Spine slightly warped. Front hinge starting and binding weakened, but holding. Internally slightly age darkened and mildly foxed. Two closed tears to map, but overall in very good condition. Plates complete.
Provenance: From the Library of Edmund Downey, Waterford. Not inscribed.
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