Real Life in Ireland. Or the Day and Night Scenes, Rovings Rambles and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Bodderation & Blarney, of Brian Boru, Esq. And his Elegant Friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty. Exhibiting a Real Picture of Characters, Manners in High & Low Life in Dublin and Various Parts of Ireland. By a Real Paddy. Fourth Edition. London: W. Evans, . Pp vii, 296. With 19 Hand coloured plates. Original green cloth, lightly faded, internally a very good copy. Frontispiece by William Heath, 18 hand-colored plates after Henry Alken and others. The first edition was published in 1821. "The spirits of an Irishman are always ten degrees above proof, like the whiskey he delights to extol."