I. A Chorographical Description of the county of West-Meath. Written A.D. 1682. By Sir Henry Piers, of Tristernaght, Baronet with folding map of the County of West-Meath; A Letter from Sir John Davis to the Earl of Salisbury; Original and first Institution of Corbes, Erenachs, and Termon-Lands. By Archbishop Usher; An Account of two ancient Instruments lately discovered, illustrated by a drawing; A Critico-Historical Dissertation concerning the Antient Irish Laws, or National Customs, called Gavel-Kind, and Thanistry or Senior Government. In two parts.
II. Of the Literature of the Irish Nation in Heathenish times; An Essay of the Study of Irish Antiquities; Druidism Revived; An Essay on the Antiquity of the Irish Language; The History and Antiquities of Irishtown and Kilkenny adorned with copper plates.
III. A Continuation of the Brehon Laws, in the original Irish, with a Translation into English; The Chinese Language collated with the Irish; The Japonese Language collated with the Irish; On the Round Towers of Ireland; An Account of the Ship-Temple near Dundalk by Governor Pownall in a Letter to Lieut. Col. Vallancey, with some Remarks; Reflections on the History of Ireland during the Times of Heathenism, with Observations on some late Publications on that Subject. By Charles O’Conor; A Letter from Curio, with a further Explanation of the silver Instrument engraved and described in No. II of the first Volume of this Collectanea. With folding plates.
IV. The Iodhan Morain, or, Breast-Plate of Judgement (From Keating’s History of Ireland); The Liath Meisicith; The Charter Horn; The Harp of Brien Boiromh; The Irish Crown; Brass Swords; Tuagh Snaighte (Chip Axes); Orneis Ghriom (Implements of War); The Cead Rai Re, etc. Ring-Money; Third Letter from Mr. Charles O’Conor; Advertisement; Proposals for Collecting Materials for publishing the Antient and present state of the several Counties of Ireland; A Vindication of the Ancient History of Ireland; Notes. With numerous plates.
V. The Uraikeft, or, Book of Oghams, a fragment, with a Translation and Explanation; An Essay on the Origin of Alphabet Writing; Terms of the Brehon-Amhan Laws explained; Origin of the Feudal System of Government.
VI. A Further Vindication of the Ancient History of Ireland; An Essay on the Language of Gypsies of Bohemia, England, etc.; A Second Essay on the Round Towers of Ireland; An Account of several Ogham Inscriptions; An Essay on the Money of the Ancient Irish.
VII. An Essay on the Primitive Inhabitants of Great Britain and Ireland. Proving from History, Language, and Mythology, that they were Persians or Indoscythae, composed of Scythians, Chaldaeans, and Indians; An Essay on the Antiquity of the Irish Langauge. Being a Collation of the Irish with the Punic Language; EYAAETOMENA [Check Greek Alphabet) of the Antiquities of Killmackumpshaugh, in the County of Roscommon … in which it is clearly proved that Ireland was originally peopled by Ægyptians.
Written by Doctor Hastler; An Account of the Ancient Stone Amphitheatre lately discovered in the County of Kerry, with fragments of Irish History. With plates. Seven volumes. Dublin: Thomas Ewing, Luke White, R. Marchbank, S. Powell, Graisberry and Campbell, 1770/1812. Nineteenth century full maroon morocco, titles in gilt direct on spines. Covers blind-tooled to a panel design; red, blue and gold endbands. Ex libris William O’Brien Milltown Park Trust, with bookplates and stamps. Paper repair to corner margin of two leaves in volume three. All edges gilt. A fine set. Extremely rare in this condition.
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