Castle of St. Donats, or The history of Jack Smith.; Histoire du fils d'un émigré échappé aux massacres en France (1802)
Charles Lucas (July 28, 1808 – March 23, 1869) was an English cellist, conductor, composer, publisher and from 1859-1866 Principal of the Royal Academy of Music being succeeded by William Sterndale Bennett with whom he had a close association at the Philharmonic Society.He was born in Salisbury where he received his first musical education as a chorister at the Cathedral. He then attended the newly formed Royal Academy of Music in London where he studied under the celebrated cellist Robert Lindley. In 1830 he was appointed Composer and Violoncellist to Queen Adelaide, and became the Organist of St. George's Chapel. In 1832 he was appointed Orchestra Conductor at the Royal Academy of Music, and in 1859 succeeded Cipriani Potter as its Principal. He succeeded his teacher Lindley as first Violoncellist in the Italian Opera.His third daughter, Zoe, married the Cornish writer Walter Hawken Tregellas.
Printed for Thomas Ewing in Dame-Street, MDCCLXVIII . -- Interesting account of the military offenses and unjust court practices in Ireland in the 18th century.
Printed in the year, MDCCXLVII . -- Handwritten on recto of t.p.: "Once, 27 years expired ground rent - 6. Both leases set by the tenant at - 40". -- Dedicatd to His Excellency William, Earl of Harrington. -- Includes bibliographical references.
[Issued as part of the political works of C. Lucas, 1785].
Edition: 2; 2nd ed., with notes.
Edition: 2; 2nd ed., corrected.
Signed at end: C. Lucas.; ESTC,. T64544
Handewritten contents note on the front endpapers in black ink : "Liberties Customs of Dublin, Seasonable Advice, Account of Blue Coat Hospitals, Argument in support of the poor, The charter of Dublin. -- Signature scribbled out. -- 'The dity [sic] of Dublin shall enjoy all...
[Originally intended for publication in 2 vols., but having the title-leaf of vol.1 adapted for issue as a one volume work, and the litle-leaf of vol.2 suppressed.].