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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 II of II; containing frontispiece with Prillisk, the birth place of William Carleton, lithographed title-page within ornamental frame, and 14 illustrative etchings: 1. Preparing for examination, 2. Death of Ellish, 3. 'You see this little bottle, drink it', 4. 'I am what you have made me', 5. Denis teaching Morality and practising fulosphy, 6. Dennis promoted to the dignity of a horse, 7. If you don't know the way &c, 8. 'Here goes the Goold my worthy', 9. The poor scholar sick of the 'faver', 10. The poor scholar's retunr, 11. 'By all that's sacred and holy we're willin', 12. Enchanted soldiers in the path, 13. The first alma-begging, 14. Mrs Malone taking Neal to bed; including also wood-engraved head and tail pieces, initial letters and small illustrations within the text, together table of contents. 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
- Curator's comments
- Volume I of II, see 1879,1011.20-43 for the first volume.
There is no list of illustrations in this volume, and only one of the prints has the name of the artist, but the images in this volume are very likely by the same artists as volume I.
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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