Guide to the County of Dublin (1878)

Author: Alexander MacAlister & William Ramsay

Book ID: 65685

Price: 295.00

Guide to the County of Dublin. Its Geology, Industries, Flora, and Fauna. Dublin: Hodges, 1878. Pp, vi, 100 + adverts. Publisher’s green cloth boards, decorated in blind & gilt with Coat-of-Arms of Dublin in gilt on upper cover. Faint ink stamp to title page otherwise a fine bright copy.

A guide produced for British Association Meeting in Dublin in 1878. Illustrated with a geological map of the district around Dublin.

Founded in 1831, The British Association for the Advancement of Science held an annual meeting in a different city every year, at which scientists pioneered on the practice of peer review—presenting new ideas and discoveries, debating them and their theories and publicizing their work. This was the second meeting of the Association to be held in Dublin.

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