Old Ireland Improved and Made New Ireland (1881)
Book ID: 65719
Old Ireland Improved and Made New Ireland. Being Outline Sketches of Some Great Measures and of a Great System of Public Works for Improving the Condition of the People and for Opening Up and Developing the Resources of the Country. London: W. Ridgway, 1881. First Ediiton. Pp xvi, 275. Green cloth boards lettered in gilt A nice bright copy.
Civil engineer and writer, John P. Doyle’s proposed measures for improving the present condition of Ireland. With chapters on drainage, railways, canals & harbour.
Doyle also published a pamphlet, ‘The Ireland of the past and of the future, being a letter to the Right Hon. W.E. Gladstone, M.P., Prime Minister’ (Dublin, 1886).