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Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon (1832) by Isaac Weld on sale for €395.00
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  • Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon (1832) by Isaac Weld on sale for €395.00
  • Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon (1832) by Isaac Weld on sale for €395.00
  • Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon (1832) by Isaac Weld on sale for €395.00
  • Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon (1832) by Isaac Weld on sale for €395.00

Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon (1832)

Isaac Weld

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  • Category: History, Local History

€395.00

Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon. Drawn up Under the Direction of the Royal Dublin Society. Dublin: R. Graisberry, 1832. First Edition. Pp xv, 709, [lxxii]. Bound in early plain half calf, marbled boards. Covers lightly worn, contents bright & clean.

Large folded coloured map of County Roscommon as frontispiece.

Isaac Weld compiled this Statistical Survey  for the Royal Dublin Society, of which he was Honorary Secretary and Vice-President. He discusses topics which include topography, transport, living conditions, crops, farms, wages, religion and much more. The survey provides a revealing snapshot of the county approximately a decade before the catastrophe of the Great Irish Potato Famine 1845-1852.

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