D’ALTON, John. The History of Ireland. From the earliest period to the year 1245, when The Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a brief essay on the native annalist, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical notices of the Barony of Boyle. With hand-coloured engraved half-title, plates and list of subscribers. Two volumes. Dublin: Published by the Author, 1845. pp. (1) xliv, 283, (2) iv, 418, 1 (list of works by the author). Publisher’s blind-stamped light brown cloth, titled in gilt. A fine hand-coloured set. Rare in this condition.