Antiquities of Ireland – [With Chapters “On the Romantic History of Ireland” and “On the Political Constitution and Laws of the Ancient Irish” (Brehon Law)]. The Second Edition, with Additions and Corrections to which is added, “A Collection of Miscellaneous Antiquities”. By Edward Ledwich – Member of many Learned Societies.
Dublin, Printed by John Jones, 1803. Quarto (22 cm x 26.5 cm). Frontispiece, , 526,  pages with 40 [forty] fantastic plates (of which one is the large fold-out-plate “Taking of the Earl of Ormonde”). Hardcover / Decorative, mid-19th century half-leather with gilt lettering and ornament to spine. Bookplate of the “Oxtead Lending Library” to the pastedown. Some browning and spotting to the text as often the case with this publication. Last layer of pages slightly detached. The large fold-out-plate “Taking of the Earl of Ormonde”, with tearing. Plates on better paper and in generally very good condition (see images and please see descriptions of faults for each plate in description below).