Picturesque Guide to the River Blackwater in Munster (1844)

Author: James Roderick O'Flanagan

Book ID: 67945

Price: 550.00

Historical and Picturesque Guide to the River Blackwater in Munster. London: Jeremiah How, 1844. First Edition. Pp, vii, 176; with double page map of River Blackwater and its Vicinity, two pates and numerous illustrations throughout the text (full list of illustrations printed at rear along with index). Dedicated to Sir Richard Musgrave, 4 page Subscriber’s List. Ex library copy, with stamps. Rebound in light blue cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. Contents in fine bright condition. A scarce work.

Engravings by T. Armstrong, J. T. Willmore and S. Fisher, after Francais and T. Creswick. Wood-engravings in text by T. Armstrong, T. Gilks, E. Evans, S. Sly, Landells, Green, and Wakefield, after J. C. Timbrell.

James Roderick O’Flanagan was a member of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society and contributed to its journal. He died 25 March 1900 at his Fermoy residence.

His historical works are useful both in their own right and as reflecting the mindset of that important and largely ignored group, the upper-middle-class catholic whigs of Victorian Ireland. [DIB]

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