Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society. Vol.II. No. 13 - 24 January - December 1893; Vol. III No. 25 - No 36 January -December 1894. Two volumes, bound in plain buckram, titles in gilt to spines. Original title wrappers to each monthly issue bound-in at rear. Smith's "Ancient and Present State of County Cork" as annotated by Richard Caulfield appears in 2 parts at end of both volumes. Profusely illustrated with photographs, text drawings and folded maps. Indexes to each volume included. A very good set. The complete second and third years of this important historical journal. Founded in 1891, the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society is one of the oldest historical societies in Ireland. Its objects were to publish all available information regarding the history of the City and County of Cork, and to provide an authentic record of current events. With the exception of 1923, the journal has been in continuous publication since its foundation in 1891.