Letters concerning the northerncoast of the county of Antrim

Containing such circumstances as appear worthy of notice respecting the antiquities, manners and customs of that country. : Together with the natural history of the basaltes, and its attendant fossils, in thenorthern counties of Ireland. : The whole illustrated by an accurate map, and engravings of the most interesting objects on the coast. : In two parts
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Printed by George Bonham, for Pat. Byrne ... Dublin; G. Robinson ... and P. Elmsly ... London , Dublin
Geology -- Northern Ireland -- Antrim County., Antrim (Northern Ireland : County) -- Description and tr
StatementBy the Rev. William Hamilton ... ; In these letters is stated a plain and impartial viewof the volcanic theory of the basaltes.
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LC ClassificationsDA990.A6
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Paginationxi, (5), 138, 190 p., (4) folded leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL17459677M
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LETTERS CONCERNING THE NORTHERN COAST OF THE COUNTY OF ANTRIM. Containing A Natural History of Its Basaltes: with An Account of Such Circumstances as are Worthy of Notice Respecting the Antiquities, Manners, Customs of that Country.

The Whole Illustrated by An Accurate Map of the Coast, Roads, Mountains, &c. Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim.: Containing a natural history of its basaltes: with an account of the antiquities, manners and customs of that country. The whole illustrated by an accurate map.

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Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim containing observations on the antiquities, manners, and customs of that country. With the natural history of the basaltes, illustrated by an accurate map of the county of Antrim and views of the most interesting objects on the coast.

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Hamilton, William, Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim:containing observations on the antiquities, manners, and customs of that country. With the natural history of the basaltes, illustrated by an accurate map of the county of Antrim.

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Originally published as 'Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim. Containing a natural history of its basaltes', Dublin Reproduction of original from the Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology. Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Other Titles: Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim.

Dublin, Ireland: George Bonham for Pat Byrne, Grafton-street, Leather-bound. 8vo. Rebound in brown calf with tape i.e., not leather labels, contrasting colors, to spine.

Light rubbing to extremities. Beautiful fold-out frontis MAP of that tract in the North of Ireland which includes the BASALTES and its attendant FOSSILS.

Three tri-fold-out engravings by J. Ford. Seems to be a blend of. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: Chapters: Archaeological sites in County Antrim, Castles in County Antrim, History of Belfast, Lord-Lieutenants of Antrim, Military history of County Antrim, Monuments and memorials in County Antrim, Politics of County Antrim, The Troubles in County Antrim.

Letters concerning the northern coast of county Antrim: Book: Details Conybeare, W. & Buckland, W. Descriptive notes referring to the outline of sections presented by a part of the coasts of Antrim and Derry: Journal: Details Griffith, R. Geological and mining surveys of the coal districts of the counties of Tyrone and Antrim.

Letters Concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim: ISBN () Softcover, Nabu Press, The Metaphysics of Sir William Hamilton: Collected, Arranged, and Abridged, for the Use of Colleges and Private Students.

The Rev. Dr, William Hamilton, in his "Letters Concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim," when noticing the exile of Bruce in Raghery, says, "his enemies found him even in this remote spot;" and adds,that "this castle is celebrated for the defence which Bruce made in it.".

Letters concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim. Containing Antiquities, Manners and Customs of that Country. Together with the Natural History of the Basaltes, in the Northern Counties of Ireland.

[no date] HEWITT, John (ed.) Rhyming Weavers, and Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down Belfast: Blackstaff Press. Prévost then published two books on Ireland. The second, Un tour en Irlande (), reproduced the letters from the Revue de Paris. The first, L'Irlande au dix-neuvième siècle (), dedicated to Gustave de Beaumont, with an introduction by Baron Taylor, was a prestigious production.

The publisher, Léon Curmer (), whose father's. Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim; containing observations on the antiquities, manners, and customs of that country. With the natural history of the basaltes, illustrated by an accurate map of the county of Antrim and views of the most interesting objects on the coast.

Meantime, across the river Lagan, in County Antrim, a "plantation" had been made which, although not at first peculiarly Scottish, was soon to become so.

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During almost the whole of James's reign probably the most powerful man in Ireland was Sir Arthur Chichester, who in became Lord-Deputy, an office which he held until The Rev. William Hamilton, FRSE, MRIA, FSAS (), was an Irish Protestant minister, geologist, meteorologist and antiquarian, killed by a mob due to his pro-British views.

His book, Letters Concerning the North Coast of Antrim, was pivotal in the vulcanist understanding of the history of the planet and was translated into several languages. He founded the group, the Palæosophers, which.

2 W. Hamilton, Letters Concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim, Dublin,part II, 5–6. 3 For recent accounts of the geology of the area see H. Wilson and P. Manning, Geology of the Causeway Coast: Memoir for One-Inch Geological Sheet 7, 2 vols., Belfast, ; P.

Lyle, A Geological Excursion Guide to the Causeway. Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim. Containing a natural history of its basaltes In these letters is stated a plain and impartial view of the volcanic theory of the basaltes.

London: Printed by G. Robinson and Co., View of the Giant's Causeway. Inset in map in Rev. Hamilton's "Letters concerning the Northern Coast of Antrim," The Grand Canal Hotel, Portobello/The New Stamp Office (Powers-court House).

Two small well-engraved aquatints, probably done in View of the Royal Infirmary from the Salute Battery. Aquatint, 7 by 10 inches; History of County Antrim.

on the northern coast of Antrim, which surrendered on honourable terms: this fortress having been subsequently lost through treachery, inwas again given up to the English by Sorley Boy O'Donnell or Mac Donnell, the proprietor of a great extent of the surrounding country, to whom it was returned in charge.

[NOTE: The naturalist William Hamilton (–) published Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim wherein is stated a plain and impartial VIEW of the VOLCANIC THEORY of BASALTES in He rejected myths and proposals concerning the formation of the causeway's famously hexagonal basalt columns (some seriously.

The other two are a rough and a fair copy of Lieutenant R. Dawson’s report, written in Septemberwhich are here merged into one.

A few short notes and extracts from the Rev. William Hamilton’s “Letters concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim,” which appear on separate pages, have been omitted.

Energy Law series) by Shanna Brewer Letters Concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim: Containing Such Circumstances as Appear Worthy of Notice Respecting the Antiquities, and Customs of That Country (Classic Reprint) by William Hamilton Martina.

his Letters concerning the northern coast ofthe County of Antrim (), in which he advanced an igneous origin for the Giant's Causeway (Fig. 2). In Hamilton was elccted a Fellow of Trinity at the age of ). He was one of the founders of the Royal 1nsh Academy in and in became rector and a.

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