Hoare, Sir Richard Colt

Published by Printed for W. Miller and for J. Archer and M. Mahon, Dublin, London, 1807
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cix, 336 pp, [8] pp. catalog of William Miller at rear, engraved frontipiece; 8vo, contemporary speckled calf gilt, morocco lettering piece. The lengthy preface and introduction provide an annotated list of previous works on Irish travel, geography, history, etc., as well as detailed history of the island, and a brief gazetteer for the tourist. Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758-1838) was an English antiquarian, traveller, artist, and amateur archaeologist. He authored several travel accounts, of which this is the first. His first publication was a translation from the Latin of 'The Historical Works of Geraldus Cambrensis." Spine ends chipped, front joint crack but holding on cords, text very clean and else very good. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown with the motto: "Credunt quod vident". Bookseller Inventory # 21453

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Publisher: Printed for W. Miller and for J. Archer and M. Mahon, Dublin, London

Publication Date: 1807

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers┐ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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