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The Antient and Present State of the County of Down. Containing A Chorographical Description with the Natural and Civil History of the Same. Illustrated By Observations made on the Baronies, Parishes, Towns, Villages, Churches, Abbeys, Charter Schools, Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Medicinal and Other Springs &c. with a Survey of the New Canal; As also, a New and Correct Map of the Country by  Charles Smith - First edition - 1744 - from Common Crow Books (SKU: z012485)

The Antient and Present State of the County of Down. Containing A Chorographical Description with the Natural and Civil History of the Same. Illustrated By Observations made on the Baronies, Parishes, Towns, Villages, Churches, Abbeys, Charter Schools, Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Medicinal and Other Springs &c. with a Survey of the New Canal; As also, a New and Correct Map of the Country

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The Antient and Present State of the County of Down. Containing A Chorographical Description with the Natural and Civil History of the Same. Illustrated By Observations made on the Baronies, Parishes, Towns, Villages, Churches, Abbeys, Charter Schools, Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Medicinal and Other Springs &c. with a Survey of the New Canal; As also, a New and Correct Map of the Country

by Smith, Charles

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Dublin: A. Reilly/ Edward Exshaw, 1744. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1744. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. rebound in 3/4 tan leather and marbled boards, five raised bands, gilt and morocco title, gilt decoration by J. Larkins bindery. 271pp. with folding map of County Down and environs, plus index. Very good. Rubbing and surface loss to leather corners, outer joints. Ownership plates and signatures to front endpapers. 1 inch closed perforation to extremity of map, old stain to bottom margin throughout, which does not effect text or map, else internally bright and unmarked in a sound binding. Housed in mylar.

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Title
The Antient and Present State of the County of Down. Containing A Chorographical Description with the Natural and Civil History of the Same. Illustrated By Observations made on the Baronies, Parishes, Towns, Villages, Churches, Abbeys, Charter Schools, Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Medicinal and Other Springs &c. with a Survey of the New Canal; As also, a New and Correct Map of the Country
Author
Smith, Charles
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Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A. Reilly/ Edward Exshaw
Place of Publication
Dublin
Date published
1744

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