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|Notes:||Vol. 5 pub. by R. Marchbank; vol. 6, Graisberry and Campbell.|
|Description:||6 volumes plates (some folded) folded maps, plans, tables, frontispiece (portrait, v.6) 22 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1 no. 1. Piers, Sir H.A chorographical description of the county of West-Meath. 1786.--no. II. 1. Davis, Sir J.A letter ... to the Earl of Salisbury. 2. Ussher, [J.] Original and first institution of corbes, erenachs, and termonlands. 3. An account of two ancient instruments lately discovered. 1786.--no. III-IV. [Vallencey, C.] A critico-historical dissertation concerning the antient Irish laws, or national customs, called gavel-kind and thanistry. 1786.--Appended: The Brehon laws of Ireland.--v. 2 no. V. Vallancey, C. Of the literature of the Irish nation in heathenish times. Translation of a fragment of the Brehon laws. The gavel law of the ancient Irish explained. Of the literature of the Irish after the establishment of Christianity. An enquiry into the first inhabitants of Ireland. 1781.--no. VI. Ledwich, E. 1. An essay on the study of Irish antiquities. 2. A dissertation on the round towers in Ireland. 3. Memoirs of Dunamase and Shean castle ... 1781.--no. VII. Beauford, W. Druidism revived. 2. Of the origin and language of the Irish; and of the learning of the druids. 1781.--no. VIII. Vallancey, C. 1. An essay on the antiquity of the Irish language. 2d ed. 2. Remarks [signed Celticus] on the Essay on the antiquity of the Irish language. 1781.--no. IX. Ledwich, E. The history and antiquities of Irishtown. (Cont'd.) and Kikenny. 1781.--v. 3 [pt. 1] no. X. Vallancey, C. 1. A continuation of the Brehon laws. 2. The Chinese language collated with the Irish. 3. The Japonese language collated with the Irish. 4. On the round towers of Ireland. 5. Pownall, [T.] An account of the ship-temple near Dundalk ... 6. O'Connor. C. Reflections on the history of Ireland ... 7. A letter from Curio. 1782.--no. XI. Beauford, W. Antient topography of Ireland. Ledwich, E. Some observations on Irish antiquities. 1783.--v. 3, pt. 2. no. XII. Vallancey, C. Preface [to his Vindication of the ancient history Ireland] (clxxv p.) 1. Of All hallow eve. 2. Of the gule of August, or Lammas day. 3. Description of the banqueting hall of Tamar or Tara. 4. Of the kiss of salutation. 5. Conclusion; miscellaneous. 6. Second letter from Charles O'Connor, esq.; on the heathen state and ancient topography of Ireland. 1783.--v. 4 [pt. 1] no. XIII. Vallancey, C. [On the ancient implements, etc., of the Irish] Mr. O'Connor's third letter on the heathen state of Ireland. 1786.--v. 4 [pt. 2] no. XIV. Vallancey, C.A vindication of the ancient history of Ireland. 1786.--v. 5. Vallancey, C. The Uraikeft, or book of Oghams. An essay on the origin of alphabet writing. Terms of the Brehon-Amhan laws explained. Origin of the feudal system of government. 1790.--v. 6, pt. 1. Vallancey, C.A. (Cont'd) further vindication of the ancient history of Ireland.--An essay on the language of the gypsies.--A second essay on the round towers of Ireland.--An account of several Ogham inscriptions.--An essay on the money of the ancient Irish. 1804.--v. 6, pt. 2. Vallancey, C. Several Ogham inscriptions.--Account of a double patera of gold.--Account of an extraordinary carn.--Ancient dress and ornaments of the Irish ladies.--Essay on the astronomy of the ancient Irish, compared with that of the Chaldaeans. 1804.|