The Industries of Dublin (1887)

Author: Spencer Blackett (Publisher)

Book ID: 67862

Price: 395.00

The Industries of Dublin. Historical, Statistical, Biographical. Account of the Leading Business Men, Commercial Interests, Wealth and Growth. London; Spencer Blackett, [1887]. Pp vii, 163. Publisher’s red cloth boards, Upper cover with title and coat-of-arms in gilt to centre, decorative boarder along margins. Covers lightly scuffed & dust soiled, contents in fine bright condition.

This fascinating publication includes a forty-page history of Dublin, followed by a listing of the principal industries, merchants & retailers in the city – giving a brief account of the history & services each establishment. The business are listed by name alphabetically in the contents pages. 

Some notable establishments include Brown Thomas, Bewley’s (Grafton Street), Arnott & Co. (Henry Street), The Irish House (Wood Quay), John Power & Son, Distillers.

Profusely illustrated with fine drawings throughout.

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