The Irish Sketch Book (1870)
Book ID: 66509
The Irish Sketch Book. And Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo. With Illustrations by the Author. London: Smith & Elder, 1870. Pp, viii, 514. Original green cloth boards, decorated in gilt and blind, light browning to title page & with neat gift inscription, light wear to head of spine. Contents in bright condition.
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray under the pseudonym M.A. Titmarsh ‘The Irish Sketch Book’ became a very well-known travel book and brought early success to Thackeray as a writer. The Irish section consists of 344 pages.