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Moore, Thomas, 1779–1852

Moore's Irish melodies / illustrated by D. Maclise, R.A.

Additional Title(s):

Irish melodies

New edition.
London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, [between 1863 and 1865]
Physical Description:
[4], iv, 280 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5054 .I75 1863
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Without music.
Engravings by Charles George Lewis, F.P. Becker, L. Stocks, Thomas Landseer, W. Taylor, H. Robinson, Henry Chawner Shenton, and Ferdinand Joubert.
Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square.
Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green were publishing at this address between 1863-1865. Cf. Brown. London publishers and printers.
With an added engraved title page; publisher's address is listed as being Paternoster Row.
"The designs are in facsimile of the original drawings, and the text is engraved by Mr. Becker's process"--P. iv.
Pages 1-[220] are entirely engraved. Each ballad within an ornamental border.
"Letter on music, to the Marchioness Dowager of Donegal," p. 225-237.
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped red morocco, with gilt edges and marbled endpapers. Bookseller's label: R.J. Bush. Bookseller. 32, Charing Cross. Bookplate: George Faudel Phillips.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, Irish.
Bush, R. J. -- Bookseller.
English poetry -- Irish authors -- 19th century.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1863-1865.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1863-1865.
Folk music -- Ireland.
Folk songs, English -- Ireland.
Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green -- Publisher.
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852. Irish melodies -- Illustrations.
Nationalism -- Ireland -- Poetry.
Phillips, George Faudel -- Bookplate.
Ross, David and Judith -- Provenance.
Spottiswoode and Co. -- Printer.
Maclise, Daniel, 1806-1870, ill.
Becker, Ferdinand, etcher, engraver.
Joubert, F. (Ferdinand), 1810-1884, engraver.
Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880, engraver.
Lewis, Charles George, 1808-1880, engraver.
Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1871, engraver.
Shenton, Henry Chawner, 1803-1866, engraver.
Stocks, Lumb, 1812-1892, engraver.
Taylor, W. John, active 1790-1810, engraver.
Topham, Francis William, 1808-1877, engraver.

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