Letters from Ireland MDCCCXXXVII [ 1837 ]

New York, NY: John S. Taylor, 1843. First US edition. Hardcover. Small octaov (standard size). Black cloth with gilt titing 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 noe written in blue ink on pastedown, a different library stamp on flyleaf. Section number stamped on last pastedown. Library label apparently removed form spine carefully. No other library markings. viii, 351 p. Letters sent from Irealand 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 Chucrch, Anglo-Irish relations, villages, and more are covered with strong opinions. Good. Item #18734

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