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Book Number 3518 
Author George Petrie; W. H. Bartlett; T. M. Baynes; G. N. Wright 
Title Ireland Illustrated, in a Series of Views, of Cities, Towns, Public Buildings, Streets, Docks, Churches, Antiquities, Abbeys, Towers, Castles, Seats of the Nobility, &c. &c. / From Original Drawings by Geo. Petrie, Esq., R.H.A., &c &c, Engraved on Steel, under the direction of F. Goodall, &c. &c. With Historical & Topographical Descriptions by G. N. Wright, Esq. A. M &c &c. / Ireland Illustrated, from Original Drawings, by G. Petrie, R. H. A., W. H. Bartlett, & T. M. Baynes. With Descriptions, by G. N. Wright, M.A. Professor of Antiquities to the Royal Hibernian Academy, etc. 
Date c. 1831. 
Publisher Fisher, Son & Jackson 
Place of Publication London 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary gilt-lined diced ½ calf with marble boards, rebacked expertly, spine in six compartments of raised bands and gilt-tooled motifs, gilt green morocco label on two, gilt text on six, endpapers marbled.  
Illustration Illustrated with 77 steel-engraved plates on 39 leaves (of 81 plates on 41 leaves), depicting scenery, architecture, and ruins around Ireland. Lacks 4 plates on 2 leaves: Cove Harbour, Cork (towards Rostellan); the South Mall and Statue of George II, Cork; the Four Courts, Dublin; and the Lying-In Hospital, Dublin. 
Size 4to. 
Condition Aside from the missing plates, this book is in very good condition, text and plates are clean and crisp. 
Provenance  
Pagination P. (4), engr. title, blank, title, blank, preface, index of plates, 1-80, (4). 
Reference Holloway 163 
Translation Info  
Notes Except for the title vignette, all the plates are printed two per leaf. 
Price (US$) 1000  
Short Description Book Europe Ireland; Book Plate Books General; Book Voyages General; 
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