Moore’s Irish Melodies. Moore’s Irish Melodies (1850)

Author: Thomas Moore

Book ID: 65658

Price: 250.00

Moore’s Irish Melodies. Illustrated by D. Maclise, R.A. New Edition. London: Longmans, Brown, Green. Pp, 280. Handsome copy bound in full dark green crushed morocco, covers ruled in gilt, all edges gilt.

Beautifully illustrated throughout with fine pencil sketches depicting various scenes and characters; with text and illustrations framed in decorative panels on each page.

First published in 1846 & widely acknowledged to be Maclise’s best book. Moore was very pleased with the results and spoke of an “Irish Pencil” having lent its aid to an “Irish Pen.”

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