Rambles on the Irish Coast (1886)

Author: William H. Baily

Book ID: 67991

Price: 125.00

Rambles on the Irish Coast. Especially Relating to its Geology, Natural History and Antiquities. By William Hellier Baily. Dublin: Sealy, [1886]. First Edition. Small 8vo. Pp vi, 69. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. Tape repair to frontispiece folded map, and title & preface pages, main body of text in nice bright condition.

Illustrated with a geological map of Dublin Bay, four plates, & ten text drawings.

The scarce first edition in which the author discusses the flora and fauna of the coastal region, including coastal plants, marine life, and seaweed.

He also delves into the historical and archaeological aspects, uncovering ancient relics, ruins, and cultural heritage. A facsimile reprint of the first edition was published by Carraig Books in 1975.

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