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THE SCENERY AND ANTIQUITIES OF IRELAND, ILLUSTRATED - Ireland]: Willis, N.P.; J. - 1842. [1226163]
London: George Virtue, [ca. 1842]. - Two volumes. iv,[2],170;iv,186pp. plus map and 118 plates. Quarto. Full green late 19th century morocco, raised bands, gilt extra, a.e.g. Engraved extra title and plates. Moderate marginal foxing to the plates offset to the tissue guards, a few plates bound slightly out of place, sign of repair at gutter after II:182 (preceding the Appendix), but a good, sound set. First edition in book form, BAL's issue 1 of the text, with earliest form of the 'Glengariff' [sic] plate, but without the portrait of Willis omitted from issue 2 of the first volume. In place of the portrait, the binder placed the plate of Innisfallen from volume two. There was also a serial printing in 30 parts which is scarce. BAL 2276.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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