A Guide to the County of Wicklow (1827)
Book ID: 66025
A Guide to the County of Wicklow. Illustrated by Engravings, With a Large Map of the County, from Actual Survey. London: Baldwin, 1827. Second Edition. Small octave. Pp viii, 176. Original half calf, marbled boards, title label to spine. Binding lightly scuffed, neat ink stamp & label to top of title pages. A nice bright copy.
First published in 1822, this second edition was considerable enlarged. The plates are engraved from drawings by George Petrie.
George Newenham Wright was an Irish writer and Anglican clergyman, born in Dublin. From the 1820s to the 1840s he published several books on Ireland with illustrations by George Petrie.
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