Petrie, The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland.
Petrie, George. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland. Anterior to the Anglo-Norman Invasion. Comprising an Essay on the Origin and Uses of the Round Towers of Ireland, which obtained the Gold Medal and Prize of the Royal Irish Academy. Second Edition. Dublin, Hodges and Smith, 1845. 28 x 18 cm. xxi, 525 pages. Illustrated throughout in B&W. Original brown cloth hard cover with gilt title on spine. Boards and spine decorated with blind celtic designs. Very good condition. Corners, boards and spine rubbed and bumped. Front joint starting to crack. Edges age darkened. Some fraying to front board fore edge. Name of previous owner on front paste down. Newspaper article glued to back of title page. Occasional mild foxing, otherwise a bright and clean copy.
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