Gleanings in the West of Ireland.
Osborne, Godolphin Sydney.
8vo. xii,258pp. Embossed green cloth, gold lettering on front board. One of the first socio-anthropological journalistic investigations of the lower classes of Ireland in the aristocratically oriented 19th century. Chapter subjects include Wretched condition of Inmates, Famine cases, Starved Children, Evictions their cruelty and effect on the People, Appearance of street, and the State of Able-Bodied men. Heavy water staining to boards (not affecting title), affecting endpapers; re-backed in tan paper. Binding in fair-poor, interior in very good condition.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 22046