The Stranger in Ireland. Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of that Country (1806)
Book ID: 65905
The Stranger in Ireland. Or, a Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of that Country, in the Year 1805. London: Richard Phillips, 1806. First Edition. Pp xvi, 530. With 17 tinted aquatint plates (5 folding). Recent half morocco marbled boards, raised bands ruled in gilt, leather title label. A fine copy handsomely bound.
First edition of one of the most attractively illustrated books on Ireland, with beautiful aquatint plates.
Carr begins with several chapters on Dublin, then proceeds to Wicklow, Kildare, Limerick, Killarney, Cork, and Kilkenny, commenting on the people, the scenery, the politics, the economy, &c. Carr’s work proved highly popular and it was reprinted several times in small-format, without illustrations.