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A STRANGER IN IRELAND OR A TOUR IN THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN PART OF THAT COUNTRY IN THE YEAR 1805
London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1806. A very good "large paper" copy with uncut edges, leaf size approximately 285mm x 225mm, with a few additional items bound in. Pp. xiv, [2], 530, [ii] + [ii]. 16 hand-tinted aquatints, map, plus an additional contemporary hand-coloured map of Ireland as frontispiece. Contents: frontispiece (quarto format map - engraved for the Poem of Erin. The folding plate of Dublin, shown as the frontispiece in the "Directions for Placing the Plates" has been bound in opposite the first page of text), title page, dedication, preface,contents, errata, directions for placing the engravings, main body of the text, additional page on St. Patrick from "Guide to Knowledge" bound in at rear before the Publisher's adverts, cutting from the Times 1842, entitled "Robert Emmet and the Gaoler of Kilmainham" pasted to rear paste-down. Original paper-covered boards with recent pebbled cloth spine to match original, with the original paper title-label applied to the spine, binding in very good condition. Contents very good, the uncut edges are a little worn in places and a couple of a small near-contemporary oval stamps of the "Baptist College, Bristol" to the front end paper, no other marks. Paper in very good condition, without any obvious staining, minimal foxing, almost completly confined to the tissue guards, maps and plates all very good, clean and crisp, short repaired tear to the edge of page 318, not nearly affecting the text. A very good to fine copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. Large 4to.
      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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