A Week at Killarney. Inscribed by the Authors (1850)
Author: Mr. & Mrs. S.C. Hall
Book ID: 65700
A Week at Killarney. London: Virtue, 1850. Pp, 176. Illustrated with steel engravings & drawings throughout the text and two maps. Light green cloth boards with title in gilt within a wreath of shamrocks to upper cover. Lacks front & rear endpapers, otherwise a fine bright copy. , age toning to text, but a very good copy overall.
Presentation copy, Inscribed by S.C. Hall and additionally Signed by his Wife.
Samuel Carter Hall and his wife Anna Maria detailed description of their visit to Killarney national park in the mid-eighteenth century. First published in 1843. The authors, who were Irish, travelled extensively in Ireland. Their most famous publication ‘Ireland: Its Scenery, Character,’ was published in 1846, and stands alone as a great pictorial record of its era.