Dublin Delineated. In Twenty-Six Views (1834)

Author: W.F. Wakeman

Book ID: 66674

Price: 475.00

Dublin Delineated. In Twenty-Six Views of the Principal Public Buildings, Accompanied by Concise Descriptions of Each; with An Itinerary, and New Plan of the City, Pointing out the Leading Streets, and Principal Objects of Attraction. Dublin: Wakeman, 1834. Second Edition. Pp, 30 with 26 plates & hand-coloured folding plan of Dublin at rear. Contemporary smooth green morocco boards, fillet borders to covers with inner dentelles; raised bands with compartments richly decorated in gilr russet title label. All edges in gilt. Mild spotting & watermarks to margins of plates, otherwise a very good copy in handsome original binding.

Illustrated with twenty-six finely engraved plates drawn by the celebrated artists George Petrie, R.H.A. and W.H. Bartlett. The engraved map of the city (folded-in at rear), especially drawn for the 1831 edition.

Aimed at the visitor to the city, the stated objective of Dublin Delineated was to celebrate the city as it was in the 1830s, highlighting important buildings and monuments and offering a tour of the most interesting places which could be seen “in the course of a few hours”.

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