BRABAZON FAMILY. Genealogical History of the Family of Brabazon, from its origin, down to Sir William Brabazon, Lord Treasurer, and Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, temp. [A FINE COPY PRINTED FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION ONLY BRABAZON FAMILY]
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Henry VIII. who died in 1552; the common ancestor of the Earls of Meath and of the Brabazons of Brabazon Park, by Elizabeth Clifford of the illustrious House of Clifford; and thence from his only younger son, Sir Anthony Brabazon, of Balinasloe Castle, Governor of Connaught, down to his present representative and heir male, of this branch, Sir William John Brabazon, of Brabazon Park in the County of Mayo, Bart. now surviving. Illustrated with coats of arms, genealogical tables and folding lithograph of the Ruins of Ballinasloe Castle. Paris: Printed by J. Smith, Rue Montmorency, (for private distribution only). July 1825. Quarto. pp. vii, , 21, , lvi. Halftitle: Family of Brabazon. With an appendix; a list of errata ist at foot of page lvi, 4 (plates - 1 folding), 5 (genealogical tables - 3 folding). Contemporary half tan morocco on pebbled cloth, title in gilt direct on spine with gilt raised bands. Top edge gilt. Fine copy. Extremely rare.
COPAC locates 3 copies only.
Compiled by Hercules Sharp according to the BL Catalogue. Includes a genealogy of the Molyneux
family. Our copy has the ‘Genealogical table of Clifford Family’ that collates with the TCD copy only
and missing from most copies. Lithographic plates signed ‘Lithog. de C. Motte a Paris’.
Provenance: From the library of Henry Drummond, Albury Park, Surrey, with his armorial bookplate
on front pastedown. Drummond (1786-1860), English banker, politician and writer, best known as one
of the founders of the Catholic Apostolic or Irvingite Church.
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