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|Lewis, Samuel. A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland – Comprising the Several Counties; Cities; Boroughs; Corporate, Market, and Post Towns; Parishes and Villages. With Historical and Statisical Descriptions: Embellished with Engravings of the Arms of the Cities, Bishopricks, Corporate Towns, and Boroughs; And of the Seals of the Several Municipal Corporations. By Samuel Lewis. / Together with an ATLAS: Lewis’s Atlas – Comprising the Counties of Ireland and a general Map of the Kingdom. Reprint of the original London Edition from 1837. Three Volumes (complete with Atlas). Galway, Kenny’s 1995. Folio. Pagination: Volume I: LXVIII, 675 pages. / Volume II: 737 pages with a “Table for Converting Irish Miles into British” / Atlas: Including Maps for all 32 Counties. Original Hardcover. Green cloth in original slipcase. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Samuel Lewis (c.1782 – 1865) was the editor and publisher of topographical dictionaries and maps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The aim of the texts was to give in ‘a condensed form’, a faithful and impartial description of each place. The firm of Samuel Lewis and Co. was based in London. Samuel Lewis the elder died in 1865. His son of the same name predeceased him in 1862.
Keywords: 19.Jahrhundert, 19th Century, Atlas, Cartography, County Clare, County Cork, County Donegal, County Galway, County Kerry, County Kildare, County Kilkenny, County Laois, County Leitrim, County Mayo, County Tipperary, County Waterford, County Wexford, County Wicklow, Irish Atlas, Irish History, Irish Map, Map, Maps
|Maddock, John. Rosslare Harbour, Sea & Ships. First Edition. Portmarnock, Harbour Publications, 1996. 15 x 21 cm. 132 Pages, including photographs and map. Original illustrated softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following chapters: Building Tuskar Lighthouse: Much Loss of Life / The Demands of Wexford Port and Wales / Loss of the Pomona with 400 lives / Loss of a Cunard Liner and other ships/ 419 rescued from an Emigrant Ship/ Rosslare/ Fishguard Becomes a Reality/ During World War I and After/ Rosslare Lifeboats Save 977 Lives/ Hopes for a Harbour in the 1860s/ An Airliner with 61 on Board Disappears/ Service to Bristol and Liverpool in 1896 etc.
Keywords: County Wexford, Irish History, Irish Maritime History, Irish Nautical History, Nautical Books, Rosslare
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