Sketches in the Irish Highlands. Descriptive, Social, and Religious. With Special Reference to Irish Missions in West Connaught Since 1840. London: Hamilton, Adams & Co, 1886. Fist edition. Pp xi, 241,  Publisher's brown cloth, covers decorated in blind, title in gilt with shamrock embellishment to centre of upper cover. Light shelf-wear to covers, contents with scattered foxing otherwise in near fine condition. The author was first Irish Missionary of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. The are six chapters in the work, with subject headings as follows: Physical Features of Connemara and its Natural history; Its People - Their Manners, Customs, and Language; Their Religion; Conversations and Discussions with Roman Catholics; Conversations and Discussions Continued; Irish Preaching in West Connaught in 1841.