Historical Notices of Old Belfast and its Vicinity. A Selection from the MSS. collected by William Pinkerton, F.S.A., for his intented History of Belfast, additional Documents, Letters and Ballads, O’Mellan’s Narrative of the Wars of 1641, Biography of Mary Ann M’Cracken, now first printed with Maps and Illustrations.
First Edition. Belfast, Marcus Ward and Co., Limited, Royal Ulster Works, 1896. 24 x 19 cm, xii, 287 pages + 12 pages of advertisment for various Belfast Businesses. Decorated end paper, Double-page facsimile of Lawson’s map of Belfast harbour. Coloured armorial frontispiece. Profusely illustrated throughout with full page plates and illustrations in the text. Original decorated red cloth. Hardcover with bevelled boards. Gilt decorations and titles on front board and spine. Very good condition. Some shelf wear, rubbing and pumping to corners and spine. Head and tail of spine slightly frayed. Mild foxing and age darkening. Faint staining on boards. Spine faded. Sound binding.