A Hand-Book of Irish Antiquities. First Edition (1848)
Book ID: 65889
A Hand-Book of Irish Antiquities. Pagan and Christian; Especially of such as are easy of Access from The Irish Metropolis. With Numerous Illustrations. Dublin: McGlashan, 1848. First Edition. Pages, [x], 176, [advertisements]. Sm. 8vo. Publisher’s brown cloth boards, decorated in blind with Celtic Cross stamped in gilt to upper cover. Shelf-wear to covers, contents in very good condition.
W.F. Wakeman (1822-1900) trained as a artist & produced pen and pencil sketches of land features and antiquities while employed as a draughtsman by the Ordnance Survey of Ireland. He eventually abandoned art to pursue his interest in archaeology.
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