The History of the City and County of Cork (1875)

Author: M.F. Cusack

Book ID: 67954

Price: 125.00

The History of the City and County of Cork. Kenmare Publications. Dublin: McGlashan & Gill; Cork: Guy, 1875. Pp xxii, 586. Royal 8vo. Ex library copy, with stamps. Rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A very good copy.

With 29 illustrations (several illustrated plates showing views of the City of Cork and of sights in County Cork, such as Blarney Castle.), a color geological folding map and folding O’Sullivan Pedigree table. 

Mary Francis Cusack (1832-1899) also known as The Nun of Kenmare was a Catholic convert and founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.

A prolific author and Irish nationalist in this work she provides a highly detailed social, political, economic, geological and natural history of Cork from obscure prehistory to the 19th century.

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