The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland. By John Binns, Assistant Agricultural Commissioner on the late Irish Poor Enquiry.

Print or Manuscript Print
Genre Travel journal
Description of Travel Account Account of journey around Ireland from July to December 1835, when the author was conducting an enquiry in Irish agriculture as Assistant Agricultural Commissioner. The travel narrative includes description of Ireland and living conditions of its population, landscape, buildings and antiquities of note, and some habits of the people. The work is dedicated to Queen Victoria, and includes as appendix a “Report of experiments of soiling, or keeping cattle on green food in the stall or yard, during the summer of 1815, by Jonathan Binns, of Lancaster; for which the Lancaster and Garstang Agricultural Societies awarded him their premiums, and ordered the Report to be printed and distributed to the subscribers.” In two volumes.
Language English
Location of Master Copy and Shelfmark National Library of Ireland : J 9141
Published/Created London: Longman, Orme, Brown & Co., 1837
Number of Pages 898