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Brooke, Traits and Stories of The Irish Peasantry

Brooke, Traits and Stories of The Irish Peasantry

Brooke, Esq., W.H. Traits and Stories of The Irish Peasantry. With twelve Etchings, and Engravings on Wood. Third Edition, corrected. Two volumes (complete). Dublin/London, William Frederick Wakeman, Simpkin and Marshall, and Rich. Groombridge, 1830-1834. 17.7cm x 11.5cm. X, 235, 372 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.

Volume I includes for example:
Etchings and Engravings on Wood: “An Irish Wedding”, “The Three Tasks”/ Ned McKeown/ The Three Tasks, or The Little House Under the Hill – a Legend/ Shane Fadh’s Wedding/ Larry McFarland’s Wake/ The Battle of the Factions/ Pastimes, festivals, feasts and feuds are described/ vices, terrors and superstitions/ candid, affectionate and playful qualities of the Irish/ fact on Irish life/ language and expressions of the northern peasantry.
Volume II includes for example:
Etchings and engravings on wood by W.H. Brooke, for example “The Hedge School” and “The Station”/ The Party Flight and Funeral/ The Hedge School, and the Abduction of Mat Kavanagh/ The Station/ Pastimes, festivals, feuds and feasts are described/ vices, terrors and superstitions/ candid, affectionate and playful qualities of the Irish/ facts on Irish life/ language and expressions of the Irish peasantry.

Our price: EUR 220,--