The History, Topography and Antiquities of Waterford (1824)
Book ID: 66704
The History, Topography and Antiquities of the County and City of Waterford; With an Account of the Present State of the Peasantry of that Part of the South of Ireland. London: John Murray, 1824. First Edition. Pp x, 419. Original quarter calf marbled boards. Covers worn, upper cover’s hinge cracked and tender; light creasing to title page, one folded plate missing portion of illustration; contents in very good condition.
Illustrated with large coloured frontispiece map of Waterford, and Seven plates (most folded) in the text.
Ryland describes the history of the region from ancient times until the early 19th century, its mountains and coastline, its prehistoric and medieval ruins and the city of Waterford .