The antiquities and history of Ireland :
by the Right Honourable Sir James Ware, Knt. Containing 1. His inquiries into the antiquities of Ireland, ... 2. His annals .... 3. His commentaries of the prelates ... 4. His two books of the writers ... 5. By way of appendix is added that ... discourse of Sir John Davis, ... of the cause why Ireland was no sooner reduced ... Now first published in one volume in English; and the life of Sir James Ware prefixed /
[ed. by Robert Ware?].
|Main Creator:||Ware, James, Sir, 1594-1666.|
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Dublin : printed by A. Crook, for E. Dobson, and M. Gunne, 1705.
Each part has a separate titlepage, pagination, and register.
General title page in red and black.
LO copy from the library of the Earl of Inchiquin. Inscription on front end-papers reads 'Ex libris Comitis de Inchiquin/ quem Donovit H. McCurtin/ 12 xbris 1716 apd Rostillon'.
This copy has not the 2pp. "Encouragement and assistence has been given", etc. with "Roman Calendar" on verso, at end of the "Contents of the Antiquities". It has the plate "Hibernia Antiqua" by Hollar at p. 1, the map at p. 24, plate at p. 72, at p. 97, and at p. 152. there is a difference in the numbering of the map from that in the two other copies, and it has "W. Hollar fecit". On p. 1 of the 'Annals', l. 13, "Rodrick" is pasted over "Tigernac", and there are cancel slips at p. 21, List of Bishops of Limerick, and at p. 41, at end of list of Bishops of Cloyne. P. 59 of the "Historical Relations" is wanting. The "Commentary of the prelates of Ireland", "Two Books of the writers of Ireland" and "Historical Relations of the true causes why Ireland was never entirely subdued" have date 1704.
The map and plate "Hibernia antiqua" are wanting.
With port. of the Queen before t.-p., 2 copies of the plate "Hibernia antiqua" and of the map. In the list of the mayors and bailiffs of Dublin the name of Henry the Sixth has been corrected on a slip to "Edward". "An abstract taken out of The Works of the learned ... 1705. Giving an account of the following book ..." (10 p.) is inserted before the "Inquireies". "The Honourable the City of Dublin having incouraged this ... work, the names of the principal Governours, etc., are here recorded" (2 p.) is inserted before "A Survey of the liberties," and after it "By the Lord-Lieutenant ... Rules ... for the better regulating the Corporation," black-letter (4 p.). Another issue of "The Hon. the City of Dublin having incouraged," etc. wanting the letterpress on verso, is bd. at end of vol. There is the cancel slip at p. 41 at the end of the Bishops of Cloyne.
Physical description: ,172,;76;164,64,175-196,;70;44;55,,28;,42,;59,p.,plates : map, port. ; fol.