Hamilton, William. 1790. Letters concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim.

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Hamilton, William. 1790. Letters concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim. Containing such Circumstances as appear Worthy of Notice respecting the Antiquities, Manners and Customs of the Country. Together with the Natural History of the Basaltes (sic) and its attendant Fossils, in the Northern Counties of Ireland. Hardback, 22.5 x 13.5cm, 190pp. Original brown leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and covers. Normal shelf wear, corners bumped, front board is nearly detached. Plain end-papers with signature of early owner. Text remarkably clean with occasional foxing near page edges. Fold out map of Antrim with boundary of basalt + 3 engraved plates and 2 engraved headpieces of landscapes. Apart from front hinge, in good to very good condition.