Stafford, Pacata Hibernia.
Stafford, Thomas. Pacata Hibernia. Ireland appeased and Reduced: or, A History of the Wars of Ireland, in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. Illustrated with Portraits of Queen Elizabeth and the Earl of Totnes; and Fac Similes of all the Original Maps, Plans of Castles, Battles, &c. Third Edition. Two Volumes. London, Reprinted for James Taylor, 1821. 24 x 15.5 cm. Vol.1: (8), 334 pages. Frontispiece (Queen Elizabeth) with eight fold-out maps. / Vol. 2: Pages numbered 335 to 708 plus ten pages Index / List of Maps. Frontispiece (Earl of Totness) and nine maps of which eight are fold-outs. New (2018) half calf over marbled boards (Kenny’s Galway). Gilt decorations on boards and spine. Gilt title on red decorated label. Pale blue end papers. Very good condition. Binding new. Edges dust dulled. Internally age darkened and foxed (mainly to first and last few pages). A few closed tears and ocassional water staining. One map (The Siege of Kinsale) missing, otherwise complete with 17 remaining maps.
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