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'Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry. By William Carleton. A new edition, with an autobiographical introduction, explanatory notes, and numerous illustrations on wood and steel, by Harvey, Phiz, Franklin, Macmanus, Gilbert, and other Artists of Eminence' (Dublin, William Curry Jun. & Co) 1843, volume I of II; containing frontispiece with three-quarter-length portrait of William Carleton, lithographed title-page within ornamental frame, and 22 illustrative etchings: 1. Jack Magennis playing at 'Five and Ten' with the 'dark looking' gentleman, 2. How the beautiful lady assists Jack with his tasks, 3. The race for the bottle, 4. Mat. O'Flanagan dropping Billy Cormach into the well, 5 & 6. The pigs would brake into the hape of praty-skins Sally would throw down for them (Interior of Larry's home) [see curator's comment], 7. Phaddy entertaining the priests, 8. katty and her daughter going to confession, 9. Neal Malone Annigulating the Miller, 10. Rose Gahl revenging her lover's death, 11. 'But Kelly himself, his arms akimbo stood over his enemy' (Combat between Kelly and Grimes), 12. Mrs. Kelly lamenting over her husband's coffin, 13. Pilgrims entering the town of Petigo, 14. Pilgrims entering the boat, 15. The 'Advartaisement', 16. Mat. Kavanagh exercising his vocation, 17. 'Handle your feet _ off wid the Brogues! Whirroo!' (The dance before mass), 18. Darby more at his devotions, 19. Is it thrachery you hint at? Eh, Sarpint!, 20. God of heaven and earth! have I murdered my daughter?, 21. Giving the pig a warm reception, 22. Clearing the ship; including also wood-engraved head and tail pieces, initial letters and small illustrations within the text. Together with dedication to Isaac Butt, table of contents, list of illustrations and introduction. Bound in brown half-leather, with marbled boards, and gold lettering on spine.
Etching, lithograph and wood-engraving
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Height: 220 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 140 millimetres
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- Volume I of II, see 1879,1011.44-58 for the second volume.
Missing the plate 'Larry's body brought home', with the plate 'Interior of Larry's home' bound twice by mistake.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry
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