Ireland: Social, Political, and Religious (1839)

Author: Gustave de Beaumont

Book ID: 67579

Price: 195.00

Ireland: Social, Political, and Religious. Edited by W.C. Taylor. London: R. Bentley, 1839. First Ediiton. Two Volumes bound as One. (1) vii, 382; (2) iv, 356. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, title lettered in gilt to spine. Lacks front free endpaper. Neat ex library stamps throughout. A very good copy.

The first edition in English of French magistrate Gustave de Beaumont’s (1802-1866) ‘Irlande sociale, politique et religieuse.’

Beaumont gathered the material for this detailed sociological treatise during two journeys to the nation – the first undertaken in 1835 in the company of historian and politician Alexis de Tocqueville, the second with his spouse in 1837.

The first volume contains the historical section and analysis of the Irish aristocracy. The second volume continues the discussion of the Irish aristocracy

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