Oct 13, 2022 - Sale 2617

Sale 2617 - Lot 36

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Stafford, Thomas Sir (fl. 1633)
Pacata Hibernia. Ireland Appeased and Reduced, or, an Historie of the Late Warres of Ireland.

London: Printed by Aug. Mathewes for Robert Milbourne, 1633.

First edition, folio, illustrated with two full-page engraved portraits, one of George Carew, Earl of Totnes by Voerst and the other depicting Queen Elizabeth; the large folding engraved map of the Province of Mounster by John Speed, and eighteen other plates and plans, one is full page, all others are large and folding, and a final map of Ireland labeled in the plate as a facsimile, (some folding plates with faults and tears, mostly repaired on verso in a variety of styles, some neatly, others patched with older scrap paper); bound in full later green morocco (likely early 19th century) ornately tooled in gilt, with inner leather joints, aeg., with red morocco ownership label of the Earl of Glengall on the front board; and the Earl's engraved armorial bookplate with their family name, Caher [usually spelled Cahir] inside front board; 12 1/2 x 8 in.

STC 23132; ESTC S117453.