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The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland, Illustrated from Drawings by W.H. Bartlett.
The Literary Portion of the Work by J. Stirling Coyne. 2 volumes. George Virture, London n.d. (c. 1850, George Virture advertisments in back of vol. 1 indicate that the set was bound c. 1855, the title-page does not mention N.P. Willis, nor does the "Directions for the Binder" mention a frontispice portrait of him). 4°. IV+(2)+170 + 186 pages. Litographed title-pages. Steel-engraved map of Ireland + 60 + 58 steelengraved plates (with protective tissue paper) with Irish views and sceneries. Original blindtooled green cloth bindings with richly gilt spines and gilt vignette of St. Patrick on each front board. All edges gilt. Some marginal foxing to plates, mostly in vol. 1. Foxing to both titles. Cut in front endpaper in both volumes. Spine-ends professionally renewed.. Romantic celebration of Ireland
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