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The Beauties of Ireland (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R535
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The Beauties of Ireland (Volume 2) (Paperback): James Norris Brewer
The Beauties of Ireland (Volume 2) (Paperback): James Norris Brewer

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The Beauties of Ireland (Volume 2) (Paperback)

James Norris Brewer

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: PREFACE TO THE SECOND VOLUME OF THE REAUTIES OF IRtt.ANIt. On completing the second volume of the Beauties of Ireland, I have to perform the pleasing duty of repeating my former acknowledgment of literary obligations to Colonel Hervey De Montmorency, from whose extensive topographical and genealogical collections I have derived much original and curious information. W. SHAW MASON, Esq. has been unremitting in his efforts to serve this publication. The ability of Mr. Mason to afford valuable intelligence on subjects relating to the Statistics of Ireland, will be readily appreciated by those who have inspected his " Statistical Returns for the Barony of Rathvilly, in the county of Carlow," printed by order of the House of Commons, as a specimen of a work, that, when completed, cannot fail to prove of great national importance. To Sheffield Grace, Esq. I am indebted for an undeviating politeness of attentions, highly conducive to the advancement of my undertaking. The honour of several communications from other persons, whose names are likewise calculated to reflect credit on the work to which they have contributed intelligence, shall be duly acknowledged in pages prefatory to the concluding volume.?And here let me remark that, without theadvantage of such communications, it is scarcely possible for a topographical work to be performed in a manner bearing any resemblance of a satisfactory character. The mere tourist writes an account of what he sees, and his merit depends on the fidelity and spirit of the portraiture. But the present work is obviously of a different, and more comprehensive, kind. Its objects are not confined to a description of the country, with notices respecting the manners of the people. It aims at presenting a compendium of county and local history...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: James Norris Brewer
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 92
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-37889-5
Barcode: 9780217378895
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-37889-7

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