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[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.

[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.

[Stephens, John]. Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland. Containing all the Abbeys, Priories, Nunneries and other Regular Communities… First Edition. London, Printed for William Mears, 1722. 19 X 11.5 cm. Title page in Black & Red, (28) [Introduction], 416 pages plus eight pages Index. With a folding map of Ireland and seven Plates (see comments below). Contemporary panelled calf. Red morroco spine label with title in gilt. Five raised bands. Gilt and blind decorations. Very good condition. Some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Ex Libris of previous owner on front paste down. Name of previous owner in ink on top of title page. Two plates losely inserted. Closed tear to folding map. Overall a very nice copy.

List of Plates:
Folding Map of Ireland
1: A Regular Canon of St. Augustin (p. 1)
2: A Knight of St. John of Jerusalem (p. 127)
3. A Regular Canon of the Premonstratenses (p. 136)
4. A Benedictine Monk (p. 150)
5. A Dominican Frier (p. 205)
6. A Franciscan Frier Observant (p. 291)
7. A Nun call’d a Poor Clare (p. 358)

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[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.
[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.
[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.
[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.
[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.
[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.
[Stephens, Monasticon Hibernicum, or, The Monastical History of Ireland.

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