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THE HISTORY OF IRELAND. From the Invasion of Henry II. With a preliminary Discourse on the ancient state of that Kingdom. ---The Third Edition, corrected by LELAND. THOMAS - Hardcover - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 9641)

THE HISTORY OF IRELAND. From the Invasion of Henry II. With a preliminary Discourse on the ancient state of that Kingdom. ---The Third Edition, corrected

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THE HISTORY OF IRELAND. From the Invasion of Henry II. With a preliminary Discourse on the ancient state of that Kingdom. ---The Third Edition, corrected

by LELAND. THOMAS

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R. Moncrieffe. Dublin. 1774. THREE VOLUMES. Third edition, corrected. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.4 inches). Contemporary full tan calf. The spines with five raised bands. Compartments with double gilt ruled lines and gilt stamped centre decorations. Red and green labels ruled and lettered in gilt. Top of one and the bottom of another volume spine with some minor loss and front hinge of volume one cracked but firm. Outer corners rubbed and bumped. Previous owners name (Edward Clibborn - assistant secretary and librarian of the Royal Irish Academy) on title pages and small area of worm damage to the bottom of the first pages in volume one. Overall a very good set in very good 18th century bindings.

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Title
THE HISTORY OF IRELAND. From the Invasion of Henry II. With a preliminary Discourse on the ancient state of that Kingdom. ---The Third Edition, corrected
Author
LELAND. THOMAS
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Hardcover
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R. Moncrieffe. Dublin. 1774
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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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