Life in Old Dublin (1913)

Author: James Collins

Book ID: 65155

Price: 75.00

Life in Old Dublin. Historical Associations of Cook Street, Three Centuries of Dublin, Reminiscences of a Great Tribune. Dublin: Duffy, 1913. Pp, 206. With frontispiece plan of Dublin (J. Speed 1610) & plates in the text. Navy cloth boards, title & City Arms stamped in gilt to centre of front cover. Covers lightly rubbed, crease to corner of lower board, contents in good condition.

A fascinating view of historical Dublin describing various locations, many that no longer survive, & covering events, people & places.

Over fifteen pages are devoted to the history of printing in Dublin. The Great Tribune mentioned is Isaac Butt, who the author knew personally, and the final part of the book is given over to him.

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