The Saxon in Ireland. Rambles of an Englishman In The West of Ireland (1851)

Author: J.H. Ashworth

Book ID: 65671

Price: 295.00

The Saxon in Ireland: or, the Rambles of an Englishman in Search of a Settlement in the West of Ireland. London: Murray, 1851. First Edition. Pp xi, 263, (32). London: Murray, 1852. Frontispiece plate with folded map of Ireland at rear. Nicely rebound in half morocco marbled boards; raise bands to spine , titles lettered in gilt in compartments. Map defective (most torn out), otherwise a very good copy.

Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author.

Detailed impressions of Ireland and the Irish, intended to direct British investors to purchase land in Ireland, much of which was perhaps readily available towards the end of the great Irish Famine caused by the failure of the potato harvests.

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