Pasrsonstown, Ireland: King's County Chronicle, 1890. 1st Edition. Publisher's Cloth. Fine. Item #012633
8vo., 344pp. plus xxiv pages of ads in rear. Beautiful First Edition of this comprehensive reference of King's County Ireland. Rebound in modern red cloth with titles in gilt on spine and front board with gilt decoration. Fold-out color map. Square and tight with no wear to binding. Clean interior with only a page or two that has scattered foxing. Little or no toning. A couple of creases to map but no tears. From the library of noted New Jersey Irish-Ameican author, collector and professor of Irish history and literature, Tom Fox with his unobtrusive blind-stamp on the front end-paper. Fox was called by Nicholas Basbanes, ",,, a kindred spirit...assembler of an uncommonly distinctive collection of Irish history and literature". A very pretty, well-preserved collectable copy of a scarce item in any condition.