Irish Health Resorts and Watering Places. [Presentation copy with rare illustrations of Glengarriff, Garinish Island / Garnish Island / Clew Bay / [Ilnacullin], Advertising with the rare illustration of the Irish Railway bringing visitors to St.Ann’s Hill Hydropathic Hotel in Blarney, Cork (see image)] With numerous illustrations and maps showing Distribution of Temperature and Rainfall throughout Ireland.
Second Edition. Dublin, Fannin & Co., 1895. 19 cm x 12,5 cm. Frontispiece-photograph of Parknasilla, 180 pages. With several black-and-white photographs. The map in untorn and excellent condition. Original Hardcover / Red publisher’s cloth. Presentation copy from the author ! Binding a little shaky but still in good condition with stronger signs of external wear and an old stain to cover. Inscribed by the author, D. Edgar Flinn: “With the author’s compliments”. Extremely Rare and unusual publication about Ireland’s Seaside Spa and Inland Spa locations of the outgoing 19th century. With wonderful victorian advertising of all important Hotels in Glengarriff (Eccles), Killarney etc. etc.
Includes for example the following essays: Advantages of Irish Health-resorts / The Railway Facilities for Travelling / The Climate of the Seaside Resorts / The Influence of Rainfall / The Climate of Dublin / Mean Temperature of Places in Ireland / The Selection of a Health-resort / The Annual Migration of Invalids and Tourists / The Efficacy of Mineral Waters / The Principal Sulphur Springs in Ireland / Blackrock / Kingstown / Killiney / Bray / Glandore (with Poem about Glandore by Dr.Murray)/ Dingle / Spa / Ballybunnion / Kilkee / Killybegs/ Mallarany / Ballycatle / Cushendun / Kilkeel / Skerries / Malahide / The Lough Mask District / Turkish Bath at Dundrum / Westport with Clew Bay (with Newport being advertised as a “good headquarters for Anglers”) etc. etc.
Illustrated Advertising for St.Ann’s Hydropathic in Blarney / Health Resort at The Mourne Hotel in Rostrevor (″Write to Manageress for Terms and Photographs”) /