Irish Melodies-With a fore-edge painting of Castlehale, County Kilkenny.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1850. 12mo., xxxii, 165  pp. Full green morocco, gilt design on backstrip, gilt edges. Lightly rubbed, bookplate, with an early gift inscription; very good. A nicely printed edition of this classic collection of Irish poems, embellished with a fore-edge painting of Castlehale, County Kilkenny, Ireland. Finely bound by Hayday and beautifully painted. Irish subject fore-edges are uncommon -- none are currently on offer publicly that we can find.
(Item Id: 105798)