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Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.

Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.

Ledwich, Edward. The Antiquities of Ireland. To which is Added A Collection of Miscellaneous Antiquities. The Second Edition, with Additions and Corrections. Dublin, Printed by and for John Jones, 1803 / 1804. 26 x 21 cm. xxii [blank, frontispiece, engraved title, title page, dedication, preface, subscribers], 526 pages, (14) [Index]. Complete with 40 Plates as listed. Contemporary full calf with elaborate blind decorations. Black morocco spine label with gilt title. Marbled end papers. Red speckled edges. Very good condition. Some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges age darkened. Mild age darkening and foxing internally. Armorial Ex Libris on front paste down. Name of previous owner on title page (see notes on Provenance below). Overall a very nice copy.

Provenance: Armorial Ex Libris: S Shannon Millin (see image). Possibly Belfast Historian Samuel Shannon Millin, Author of ‘Sidelights on Belfast History’ and ‘More Sidelights on Belfast History’.

Signature of Henry Brabazon, dated 1805 on title page (see image). A ‘Captain Brabazon, Royal Navy’ and a ‘Philip Brabazon, Esq. Cartown’ are included in the List of Subscribers for this book.

Our price: EUR 400,-- 

Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.
Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.
Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.
Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.
Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.
Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.
Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.
Ledwich, The Antiquities of Ireland.

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