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Title: The peerage of Ireland. or, An exact catalogue of the present nobility both lords spiritual and temporal, with an historical and genealogical account of them, with their respective arms, crests, supporters and mottos; the whole collected from the most authentick histories, pedigrees, choice manuscripts, certificates, and other records of this kingdom; by Aaron Crossly.
Description: 16. Dublin, Printed by T.Hume for the author, 1725, (22)pp (some numbered 1-4,4,4) + 9-260 pp , in-folio, 31,5 x 20 cm, with some woodcut illustrations. BOUND WITH; (by the same author); The Signification of most Things that are born in Heraldry with the Explanation of their Natural Qualities... Dublin, Thomas Hume, 1724, (4) + 86 pp + (17)pp (index), contemporary full calf (worn, back cover with some worming), interior fine apart form some pencil annotations and underlinings, manuscript ex-libris Guilielmi Robertson, complementary leaves are bound in an irregular way and the numbering is erratic but it seems to be complete. Our copy has at least one more leaf than the copy in the Library of Congress (CS488.C7). Rare Irish genealogical and heraldic study, only three copies in the WorldCat of OCLC. .


Price: EUR 3600.00 = appr. US$ 3912.65 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 18305