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Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.

Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.

Vallancey, C. Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV. Chapters: The Iodhan Maorain, or, Brest-Plate of Judgement / The Liath Meisicitht / Brazen Image / The Charter Horn / The Irish Crown / Brian Boiromh’s Harp / Parterae Urn / Brass Swords et al. First Edition. Dublin, Printed by W. Spotswood, Printer for the Antiquarian Society, 1784. 20 x 12 cm. lx, 152 pages. Complete with 14 Plates, of which 12 are folding. See notes below. Later half calf over marbled boards. Beautifully bound by Sydney Aiken. See images. Very good condition. Somewhat age darkened and a little edge worn. Overall still a very nice copy.

Note: The actual text of the book ends with page 138. Following is an ‘Advertisement’ for a ‘Public Museum’ to be created by Trinity College: pages 139-140. ‘Proposals for Collecting Materials for Publishing the Antient and Present State of the several Counties of Ireland’ follow from page 141 to 143, followed by ‘Queries Recommended to the Curious’ from page 145 to 152. There appear to be a page or pages of this addenda missing after that.

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Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.
Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.
Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.
Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.
Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.
Vallancey, Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Number XIII, Vol. IV.

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