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Kerruish's new illustrated guide to the Isle of Man : its history, scenery, antiquities, curiosities and legends [1st ed., two shilling sixpence ed.]

Publication date : 1853

Author or editor: Booth, Thomas

Notes: Dark blue cover with gold decoration, three legs symbol and motto. Covers loose, and map in poor condition. First impression of five thousand. Illustrations : Douglas ; Skeleton of gigantic elk ; Insular Arms ; Arms of the Bishopric ; Arms of Baron Auckland ; Manks cat [Manx cat] ; Tower of Refuge ; Old Fort ; St George's Church ; St Barnabas's Church ; St Thomas's Church ; Castle Mona Hotel ; Oddfellows' Hall ; Castle Rushen ; St Mary's Church, Castletown ; Roman Altar ; Tynwald Hill ; Kirk Patrick ; Glenmeay Waterfall [Glen Maye Waterfall] ; Kirk Michael ; Bishop's Court ; Kirk Ballaugh ; Sulby Glen and Starch Works ; Kirk Christ Lezayre ; St Paul's Church, Ramsey ; St Maughold's Cross ; Kirk Lonan ; Cloven stones ; Kirk Onchan ; Kirk Braddan ; Runic monument ; Antique monument. This edition also includes plates : Castle Mona Hotel ; Fort Anne ; The Nunnery ; Castletown ; King William's College ; St John's church ; Peel Castle ; Ramsey town and bay ; Albert Tower, Ramsey. Includes newspaper extracts pasted to advertisement pages at end of book. Extracts : The Isle of Man ; Our island home ; Antiquities at Kirk Braddan. See also : shilling edition at M 00965.

Language: eng

Physical description: 210 p., xl : ill. : plates : col. map ; 18 cm. ; hbk.

Item name: Guidebook

Collection: Library

ID number: M 12442

Classification: F.67/K2/2A


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