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Lewis, Samuel. A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland. Comprising the several Counties; Cities; Boroughs; Corporate, Market, and Post Towns; Parishes; and Principle Villages; with Historical and Statistical Descriptions; and embellished with Engravings of the Arms of the Cities, Bishoprics, Corporate Towns, and Boroughs; and the Seals of the several Municipal Corporations. The Second Edition. Two Text Volumes & Atlas – Complete Set. London, Published by S. Lewis and Co., 1849. 33 x 25 cm. Vol.1 A-J: vi, 696 pages / Vol.2 K-Z: 704 pages. Text Volumes with small Illustrations (Arms). Vol.3 Atlas with folding map of Ireland and 32 Maps of the Counties – Complete. All Maps are colour-outlined. Losely inserted folded sheet advertising the publications of the ‘Topographical Dictionary of Wales with a list of subscribers. Uniform blind stamped dark cloth with gilt titles on spine. Elaborate blind decorations on boards and spine. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear rubbing and bumping. Mild local discoloration to binding of Volume 2. Small blemish to spine of volume 2. Mild fraying to spine ends (see images). Edges dust dulled. Occassional very mild spotting. Long (c. 14 cm) closed tear to folded map of Ireland (see image). Otherwise a very bright and clean set.
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