Scenery & Antiquities of North-West Donegal (1893)

Author: William Harkin

Book ID: 67664

Price: 395.00

Scenery & Antiquities of North-West Donegal. Derry: Irvine, 1893. First Edition. Pp viii, 120; several pages of advertisments to front and rear. Profusely illustrated with sepia plates and with frontispiece folded map. Publisher’s green cloth boards, title stamped in blind to upper cover & in gilt to spine. Folded map with a few tape repairs to folds, otherwise a nice bright copy.

William Harkin was a Fellow of Royal Society of Antiquaries, Ireland. The book treats of the district from the Bay of the Swilly to the Bay of Loughrosmor and includes the two baronies of Kilmacrenan & Boylagh. A travel & historic guide for the tourist & local alike:

‘The more interesting scenes in the vicinity of each (area) are described, and where necessary the chief historic events connected with them are related.” William Harkin, Creeslough, Co. Donegal. March, 1892’

A scarce Donegal history.

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