Ireland's Welcome to the Stranger or, An Excursion Through Ireland in 1844 & 1845, for the Pupose of Personally Investigating the Condition of the Poor

New York, NY: Baker & Scribner, 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Wear to edges and corners of boards and head and heel of spine - some places the cloth has worn through. Corners bumped. Heavy foxing to endpapers , with most interior pages having some foxing. 456 p. A pre-famine account of Irish poor by an American vegan, social observer, and philanthropist. She walked thru all the ounties but one, distributing bibles and noting conditions. She returned from Scotland as the blight took the second crop, and stayed, reporting to New York newspapers and eventually writing a book on the famine. Uncommon. Good. Item #17899

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