Picturesque Guide to the Lakes of Kilarney (1851)
Book ID: 64061
Picturesque Guide to the Lakes of Killarney. Dublin: Hodges & Smith, 1851. Pp 27, , all edges in gilt Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Front wrapper dust soiled and lightly worn with repair to inner hinge, spotting throughout contents pages, but generally in very good condition.
Illustrated with fifteen engraved plates, one folded panoramic view of the lakes and folded map of the park.
A early tourist guide to the lakes of Killarney, situated within Killarney National Park, County Kerry. Illustrated with striking scenic views & sites of antiquity.
Killarney’s tourism history goes back at least to the mid-18th century, when Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (Lord Kenmare), began to attract visitors and new residents to the town.