Irish Pictures Drawn With Pen And Pencil.
The Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Row and 164 Piccadilly.
With a map and one hundred and thirty-three illustrations from photographs and sketches.
4to, in eights. 8 x 11 inches. 223+  pp. + 8 pp. publisher's catalogue. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with block of The Rock of Cashel on front board. Patterned endpapers. All edges gilt. Extremities worn with front board slightly bent at bottom and some foxing of preliminaries; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by coloured folding map and by numerous engravings in text, some from photographs and many whole page, including frontispiece and title page vignette. Well illustrated account of Ireland, part of a series by the author for the Religious Tract Society, which also included London, Ireland. Holland and the USA. Richard Lovett (1851-1904) graduated MA from the University of London in 1874 and although ordained as a minister in the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, decided to devote his career in writing. In 1882 he became book editor of the Religious Tract Society and also developed an interest in foreign mission work and in the history of the Bible in English.
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