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Creator:
Weld, Isaac, 1774-1856, ill.
Title:
Illustrations of the scenery of Killarney and the surrounding country / by Isaac Weld.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Messrs. Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, and James Carpenter, 1807.
Physical Description:
[2], vii, [1], 223, [1] p., [19] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA990.K45 W45 1807+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by John Landseer, Samuel Middiman, Joseph Clarendon Smith, John Greig, H.S. Storer, and John Byrne; after Isaac Weld. Map engraved by James Tyrer.
Printed by Richard Taylor & Co. Shoe-Lane, Fleet-Street.
NSTC, W1071
BEIN Beckford 392: William Beckford's copy, with his penciled notes.
BEIN Beckford 392: Some plates present in 2 states, one the proof.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled green morocco with gilt edges. Engraved bookplate has marginal Latin motto: Mortisl' Vite Brevis, Vox Ite Venite Dicet, Repbis Ite Venite, Pbis.
Contents:
Plates: Map of Killarney -- General view of the Lower Lakes -- View from Green Hills -- South-east view of Mucruss Abbey -- South-east view of Mucruss Abbey -- Flesk Bridge -- Dunloh Castle -- Ross Castle -- View on Ross Bay -- View from Ross Island -- Te Reeks from Mahony's Point -- Glena Bay -- View under Dinis Island -- River between the lakes -- The Eagle's Nest -- View on the Upper Lake -- Cottage on Ronayn's Island -- The Upper Lake from Ronayn's Island -- Map.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Ireland.
Beckford, William, 1760-1844 -- Binding (BEIN Beckford 392).
Carpenter, James -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1807.
Fox, Francis Frederick -- Bookplate (BEIN Beckford 392).
Ireland -- Description and travel.
Killarney, Lakes of (Ireland) -- Description and travel.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme -- Publisher.
Richard Taylor & Co. -- Printer.
Contributors:
Landseer, John, 1769-1852, engraver.
Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750-1831, engraver.
Smith, Joseph Clarendon, 1778-1810, engraver.
Greig, John, active 1803-1853, engraver.
Storer, H. S. (Henry Sargant), 1795-1837, engraver.
Byrne, John, 1786-1847, engraver.
Tyrer, J. (James), engraver.
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