The History of the City and County of Cork. Kenmare Publications. Dublin: McGlashan & Gill; Cork: Guy, 1875. Pp xxii, 586. With 29 illustrations (Several illustrated plates showing views of the City of Cork and of sights in County Cork, such as Blarney Castle), a color Geological folding map and folding O'Sullivan & O'Driscoll Pedigree table. Royal 8vo. Original green cloth decorated in black, with gilt titles and ornate capitals. A very well preserved copy. Mary Francis Cusack (1832-1899) also known as The Nun of Kenmare was a Catholic convert and founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. A prolific author and Irish nationalist in this work she provides a highly detailed social, political, economic, geological and natural history of Cork from obscure prehistory to the 19th century.