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Ireland in Historical Illustration

Ireland (Carrick-A-Rede / Giant's Causeway

19th century European Travel – Ireland (Carrick-A-Rede / Giant’s Causeway / Bideford (Devon) / Torrington (Devon) / Lynton (Devon) / Lynmouth (Devon) / Watersmeet (Devon) / Ilfracombe (Devon) / Carnarvon Castle (Wales) / Forth Bridge – (Wales)/

Original Photoalbum from ca. 1870 / 1880 with 37 original Albumen Print / Albumen Silver Print – Photographs of a Tour through Europe. With very interesting photographs of Ireland’s favourite attractions in County Antrim , a large section of the Devon Region in England (The DEVON – Section includes 15 photographs alone), and some beautiful and rare early colour photographs of Luzern in Switzerland: Examples of images: 8. Bideford in Devon (Promenade with ships and people) / 9. Torrington – Devon (Town Mill Bridge) / 10. Torrington – Devon (Northern Bridge) / Two smaller photographs on one board: 11. Torrington – Devon (Castle Ruins) / 12. Torrington – Devon – (Near Railway Station) / Two smaller photographs on board: 13. Torrington – Devon – (The Avenue) / 14. Torrington – Devon (Valley of Rocks / Castle Rock) / 15. Lynton – North Devon / 16. Lynton – North Devon (Castle Rock) / 17. Lynmouth – Watersmeet / 18. Lynmouth (Bridge /Watersmeet near Lynmouth) / 19. Lynmouth (Picturesque Harbourscene with old fisherhuts on left) / 20. Ilfracombe – North Devon (from the Tours Walk – Top of the Hill) / 21. Ilfracombe – Tour Walk / 22. Ilfracombe – View from Capstone Hill /

Devon, ca.1870/1880/1890. Oblong – Quarto. 37 plates. Hardcover. Recently, professionally rebound in half leather with gilt lettering on spine. The large photographs in very good condition.

EUR 580,-- 

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Bellin / Senex / Ogilby - The Roads through England or Ogilby's Survey. Revised, improved and reduced by Senex. [Enlarged Edition of John Ogilby's 1675 published

[Bellin, Jacques Nicholas / Senex, John / Ogilby, John]

The Roads through England or Ogilby’s Survey. Revised, improved and reduced by Senex. [Enlarged Edition of John Ogilby’s 1675 published “Britannia”] Distinctly laid down on onehundred & one Plates with the addition of some Roads newly drawn and several corrections of more general use to Travellers. [Including an Appendix with Cityplans of London (double-page), Plymouth, Shrewsbury, Yorck (York), Chester, [Scene of Carrick-Fergus (Ireland)], Waterford, Oxford, Leith [Edinburgh], Harwich, Scenery of Edinburgh / Itinéraire de toutes les routes de l ‘Angleterre. Revues corrigées, augmentées & réduites par Senex en 101 Cartes. [Titlepage bilingual in french and english].

Paris, Desnos, 1766. Quarto (30 cm x 22.5 cm). Collation complete: Bilingual titlepage, 12 double-page maps of England, partly beautifully border-coloured, 6 unnumbered pages of Index with distances in miles, one (1) General Map of England (″Carte Generale” of Engand by D’Ogilby), 101 full-page maps of routes/streets, Engraved titlepage for the Appendix, One (1) double-page of explanations for the London-City-Plan, 17 beautiful maps and engravings of a variety of english cities, also with a section on Ireland (Dublin, Waterford, Kinsale, Galway, Limerick). Original 18th-century contemporary calf with gilt lettering on spine and on five raised bands. The Volume is now protected in Collector’s Mylar. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some rubbing and corners slightly bumped but overall excellent. Interior near fine with only the slightest occasional spotting. Rare and even rarer in this condition !

EUR 2.400,-- 

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Hodges, Cork and County Cork in the Twentieth Century / Contemporary Biographies

Hodges, Rev. Richard J. / Pike, W.T.

Cork and County Cork in the Twentieth Century / Contemporary Biographies. / [History of Big Houses, Town Houses and Country Estates in Cork, County Cork, North Cork, East Cork & West Cork with original Photographs of Houses and Portraits as well as Biographies of the Men and their Families who lived in these Houses] / [Half-Leather-Version – Limited Edition Reprint]. Edited by W. T. Pike.

Limited Edition Reprint of the First and only Edition by Pike in 1911. [Skibbereen (County Cork)], Inanna Rare Books / Inanna Reprint Series, 2022. 4° (24,5 cm wide x 33,5 cm high). 319 pages with hundreds of photographs and including an Index to Biographies and Illustrations. Hardcover / Half-Leather with marbled-paper-covered boards in protective Collector’s Mylar. [Important Information: This special limited edition has a special feature which makes each volume of this reprint unique: Each version of the book is bound by hand by a craft-bookbindery and the colour of the leather and endpapers, as well as the marbled-paper-covered boards, are always different / This means the interior is always the same while the look of the binding can differ from the image attached to this description]. One of 350 copies of the Half-Leather-version of a limited edition, republished by Inanna Rare Books Ltd. / This high-quality reprint, hand-bound and hand-numbered, includes hundreds of photographs of grand houses in the irish countryside from South Cork to North Cork, from East Cork to West Cork. The stories of the houses are not only accompanied by photographs of now mostly vanished or derelict homes, the images also show the original state of homes which are now restructured etc. The second part of the publication offers an abundance of historical biographies of local irish Nobility (Meade family, O’Callaghan, Browne, Kelly etc.), Gentry and Clergy and general owners of Country Houses etc. [Pike’s New Century Series].

EUR 450,-- 

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