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Book Number 3465 
Author N.P. Willis, J. Stirling Coyne, W.H. Bartlett (Illustrator) 
Title The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland, Illustrated from Drawings by W. H. Bartlett; the Literary Portion of the Work by N. P. Willis, and J. Stirling Coyne, Esqrs. 
Date c. 1841. 
Publisher George Virtue 
Place of Publication London 
Edition Two volumes. 
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary gilt ½ green morocco with matching green plaid boards, spine in five compartments of raised gilt bands and gilt floral motifs, gilt text on two and four, edges speckled red, endpapers match boards.  
Illustration With 121 plates, including a map of Ireland, and two engraved title pages. Lacks frontispiece portrait of Willis. 
Size 4to. 
Condition Occasional minor foxing to plates, otherwise generally plates and text are clean and crisp. A good example of this sought-after book on Ireland, bound in original decorative ½ morocco.  
Provenance  
Pagination P. Volume 1. (4), engr. title, blank, title, printer’s imprint, preface iii-iv, contents, directions to binder, (2), 1-170, (4); Volume 2. (4), engr. title, blank, title, printer’s imprint, contents, directions to binder, 1-186, (4). 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes W. H. Bartlett was a most prolific and popular European traveler-artist of the 19th century. The engravings are views of Irish scenery, architecture, and ruins. 
Price (US$) 950  
Short Description Book Europe Ireland; Book Plate Books General; Book Voyages General; 
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