WARE, Sir James [and HARRIS, Walter]. The Whole Works of Sir James Ware concerning Ireland, Revised and improved.


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WARE, Sir James [and HARRIS, Walter]. The Whole Works of Sir James Ware concerning Ireland, Revised and improved. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. Containing the History of the Bishops of that Kingdom and such matters Ecclesiastical and Civil, in which they were concerned, from the first Propagation of Christianity therein to the present Time. Illustrated with Views of the Cathedral Churches, engraven on Seventeen large Copper-Plates. Vol. II. The History and Antiquities of Ireland, illustrated with Cuts of Ancient Medals, Urns, &c., also, the Canons, Nuns, Templars, Monks, Friars, and Hermits, in their proper Dresses: Engraven on Twenty-one large Copper-plates. Also, The History of The Writers of Ireland, in Two parts, viz. I. Such Writers who were born in that Kingdom, and, II. Such who, though Foreigners, enjoyed Preferments or Offices there, or had their Education in it; with an Account of all the Works they published. Written in Latin by Sir James Ware, Knight; now newly translated into English, revised and improved with many material Additions; and continued down to the Beginning of the present Century. Dublin: Printed for the Author, by E. Jones in Clarendon-street, and by S. Powell for the Author, 1739/1745. Folio. pp. (1) [xii], 660, 16 (index), (2) [6], 284, [4], [4], 363, 5 (index). From the library of Sir Robert Peel with his armorial bookplate on front pastedown of volume two. Contemporary full panelled calf in eighteenth century style, spines professionally rebacked with double raised bands, titled in gilt direct. Professional paper repair to top corner of titlepage and final leaf of volume two. A very good set with a great provenance..


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