New Picture of Dublin. Comprehending A History of The City, an accurate account of its various establishments and Institutions, and a correct description of all the public edifices connected with them; with An Appendix, containing several useful tables; forming A Complete Guide to every thing Curious and Interesting in the Irish Metropolis; Illustrated with a large map of City and 56 views of public buildings and collected from authentic documents, and personal inspection. Dublin: Johnston & Deas, . Pp iv, 336. Engraved frontispiece with 15 plates (each containing several views) & plan of Dublin City folded-in at rear. Small 8vo. Full black morocco, cover margins ruled in gilt, spine with Dublin City emblem and title stamped in gilt. Endpapers browned, otherwise a nice bright copy.
Journalist and topographer John James McGregor demonstrate Dublin's architectural beauties which, he argues, can vie with the proudest cities of Europe . The numerous fine line engravings here depict many of the neo-classical buildings erected in Dublin throughout the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.