History of the Town and County of Wexford. Six Volumes (1900-1911)

Author: Philip Herbert Hore

Book ID: 68077

Price: 750.00

History of the Town and County of Wexford. Old and New Ross. Compiled Principally from the State Papers, The Public Records, and Mss. Of the Late Herbert F. Hore, of Pole Hore, in that County. London: Elliot Stock, 1900-1911. Six volumes. First Editions. Ex library set, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. Mild staining to endpapers, but text of all the volumes in nice condition throughout.

Each volume profusely illustrated with, folded maps, plans, photographs, etc.

Philip Herbert Hore’s meticulous history, each volume treats of a different part of the county, from the earliest period to the rebellion of 1798.

The Hore family, of which Philip Herbert Hore was a member, were relatively large landowners and first arrived in County Wexford in the early stages of the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland. From that time onwards they played a prominent role in the history of the county.

A facsimile edition was published in 1978.

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