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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.

Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.

Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland. With Nearly One Hundred Copyright Illustrations. First Edition. London, Cassell and Company, Limited, ND [c. 1897]. Oblong 24 x 31 cm. viii, 191 pages. Original dark green pebbled cloth. Bevelled Boards. Gilt title to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Black decorations on front board, blind stamped decoration on rear board. Very good condition. Some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping top corners and spine ends. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Remnants of a small paper label on front free end paper.

Very rare first edition of an important Irish photobook. The publisher in the present volume endeavoured to give some pictorial representation of the most characteristic features to be found in Ireland. Many photographs have been taken specially for this work, with a large number taken by the well known photographers of their day throughout the country: Harrison of Bray, Robinson of Dublin, Payne Jennings of Ashtead, White of Clonskeagh, Clarendon of Kingstown, Poole of Waterford, Mahony of Cappoquin, Guy & Co., of Limerick and Cork, York of Notting Hill, Hunter of Armagh, Lee of Portrush, Ayton of Londonderry, and Lawrence of Dublin. – A little printed slip at the beginning of the volume explains the rarity: ‘Sights and Scenes in Ireland, being specially prepared for Subscription, is not obtainable through the general Booksellers’ (still true).Not in the National Library of Ireland. (Henry Sotheran).

Our price: EUR 440,-- 

Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.
Anon. Sights and Scenes in Ireland.

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