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Creator:
Moore, Thomas, 1779–1852
Title(s):

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

Additional Title(s):

Irish melodies

Edition:
New edition.
Published/Created:
London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, [between 1863 and 1865]
Physical Description:
[4], iv, 280 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
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
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Contributors:
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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