Letters from Ireland MDCCCXXXVII [ 1837 ]

New York, NY: John S. Taylor, 1843. First US edition. Hardcover. Small octavo (standard size). Black cloth with gilt titling and designs on spine. Designs in blind on boards. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to head and heel of spine. Corners bumped. Some foxing to pages. One library note written in blue ink on pastedown, a different library stamp on flyleaf. Section number stamped on last pastedown. Library label apparently removed from spine carefully. No other library markings. viii, 351 p. Letters sent from Ireland by a frequent writer for Protestant societies and women's rights. She was very anti-Catholic, but her letters here give a view of Ireland just before the famine. Asylums for various conditions, travel, potato crops, geography, the impact of the Catholic Church, Anglo-Irish relations, villages, and more are covered with strong opinions. Good. Item #18734

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