Real life in Ireland, or, The day and night scenes, rovings, rambles, and sprees, bulls, blunders, bodderation and blarney of Brian Boru and his elegant friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty : exhibiting a real picture of characters, manners, &c. in high and low life in Dublin and various parts of Ireland : embellished with humorous coloured engravings, from original designs by the most eminent artists / by a real Paddy.
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Real life in Ireland
Day and night scenes, rovings, rambles, and sprees, bulls, blunders, bodderation and blarney of Brian Boru and his elegant friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty
Life in Ireland
- London : Printed by B. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street. Published by Jones & Co., 3, Warwick Square; and J. L. Marks, Piccadilly; and sold by all booksellers and newsmen, in town and country, 1821.
- Physical Description:
- 18 pt. (vii, , 296 p.,  leaves of plates) : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDA975 .R43 1821Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Abbey attributes this to Pierce Egan.
Illustrations by Henry Thomas Alken, William Heath, and (possibly) Charles Williams. Cf. Abbey.
At head of cover title: A sequel to Life in London. Entered at Stationers' Hall. An original work. Each number embellished with a coloured plate. Price 6d.
Also at top of front wrapper: Life in Ireland. To be completed in about twenty-four weekly numbers, Price 6d. or six parts, 2s. each, (and on royal papers, in parts, 3s. each,) illustrated with a series of twenty-four humorous coloured plates, from original designs, by Cruikshanks, Atken, Rowlandson, and other first-rate artists.
Completed in 18 parts. Pagination continuous.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 282
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.) 201
Publisher's advertisements on back wrapper of all 18 pts.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In original parts.
- Subject Terms:
- Bensley, B. -- Printer.Caricatures and cartoons -- Ireland.Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1821.Ireland -- Description and travel.Ireland -- Social life and customs.Jones & Co. -- Publisher.Marks, J. L. -- Publisher.Satire, Irish.Wit and humor.
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Real life in Ireland, or, The day and night scenes, rovings, rambles, and sprees, bulls, blunders, bodderation and blarney of Brian Boru and his elegant friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty , 1821
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