1726: A Natural History of Ireland in Three Parts by Gerard Boate Gerard and Thomas Molyneaux
9 by 7in.
Dublin, Printed for George Grierson, at the Two Bibles in Essex Street, 1726. 213pp, 3 vols bound as one, later full calf with gilt. Part 1: Being a true and ample Description of its Situation, Greatness, Shape, and Nature; Of its Hills, Woods, Heath, Bogs; Of its Fruitful Parts and Profitable Grounds, with the severall way of Manu ring and Improving the same: With its Heads or Promontories, Harbours, Roads and Bayes; Of its Springs and Fountains, Brookes, Rivers, Loghs; Of its Metalls; Mineralls, Freestone, Marble, Sea - Coal, Turf and other things that are taken out of the ground. And lastly of the Nature and temperature of its Air and Season, and what diseases it is free from, or subject unto.Conducing to the Advancement of Navigation, Husbandry and other profitable Arts and Professions. Part 2. A Collection of such Papers as were communicated to the Royal Society, referring to some Curiousities in Ireland. Part 3: A Discourse concerning the Danish Mounts, Forts and Towers in Ireland. Scarce
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