A Tour in Ireland; with general observations on the present state of that kingdom, made in the years 1776, 1777, and 1778 and brought down to the end of 1779. [copy with unique drawings]

Print or Manuscript Print
Genre Travel journal
Description of Travel Account Description of a tour in Ireland between 1776 and 1778, providing a minutely detailed study of agriculture in rural Ireland during the 1770s. This copy contains unique drawings believed to be by Young himself, including a drawing of Powerscourt Waterfall, from which I. Taylor engraved the plate included in the trade edition. Also includes one printed plate, commonly found in the trade edition. In two volumes.
Language English
Location of Master Copy and Shelfmark National Library of Ireland : LO 10203
Published/Created London: Printed for T. Cadell, Strand; and J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1780
Number of Pages 573
Closely related travel accounts:
  • A Tour in Ireland [Young] – Same edition, but including the printed plate of Powerscourt Waterfall. Does not include Young's drawings.