Ireland Illustrated, from Original Drawings (1840)
Book ID: 66696
Ireland Illustrated, from Original Drawings by G. Petrie, W. H. Bartlett & T. M. Baynes. With Descriptions by G.N. Wright. London, Fisher, Son & Jackson, . Pp, 80 + plates. Rebound in half morocco cloth boards, title lettered in gilt along spine. Scattered spotting to contents but overall a very nice copy.
With engraved title page & forty steel-engravings.
George Newenham Wright was an Irish writer and Anglican clergyman. From the 1820s to the 1840s some minor topographical works and schoolbooks on subjects ranging from the Greek language to biography and philosophy by Wright were published. There were several on Ireland, two of which have illustrations by George Petrie.