Wilde’s Loch Corrib, Its Shores and Islands (1938)
Book ID: 61566
Wilde’s Loch Corrib, Its Shores and Islands. With Notices of Loch Measga. The Third Edition Edited with Introduction and Index by Colm O’Lochlainn. Dublin: Three Candles Press, 1938. First Edition Thus. Pp, 319. Pictorial cloth boards, in publisher’s dust jacket. Light wear to head of jacket, ownership name to endpaper, otherwise a fine bright copy.
Profusely illustrated throughout with charming vignette illustrations of Irish scenery & sites of antiquity. With a folded map at rear.
William Wilde, father of Oscar Wilde, built a summerhouse on the banks of Lough Corrib (Co. Galway) called Moytura House.
This was the first issue of the work to be published in the twentieth century, following on from the first edition of 1867 and the second of 1872.