A History of The City of Dublin. In Three Volumes (1859)
Book ID: 65494
A History of The City of Dublin. In Three Volumes. Dublin: James McGlashan, 1859. First Edition Thus. Pp (1) xvi, 437, folded map of City to rear; (2) vi, 335, vii; (3) vi, 382, xii. Publisher’s dark navy cloth, with central heraldic emblem in gilt to upper boards, title in gilt to spines & decorative and ruled blind stamped banding. Light shelf-wear but overall a very good set. Housed in custom made solander box.
The first uniform edition, as each volume was issued separately between 1854 & 1859.
A history of Dublin and its people, listing who lived where, and the history of each building.
Sir John Thomas Gilbert(1854-1859) was librarian of the Royal Irish Academy for 34 years. The Gilbert Library in Dublin’s Pearse Street is named for him.
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