The History of Bandon. Cork: Henry & Coghlan, 1862. First edition. Pp xv, 374. Original blue diced cloth with crest of Bandon Town gilt stamped in gilt to front cover, re-cased retaining original cloth, inner hinges cracked, neat ownership notes to rear endpapers, contents in good condition. The scarce first edition of this important work. An enlarged edition was published in 1869 entitled: 'The History of Bandon, and the principal towns in the West Riding of County Cork.' This edition contained two chromo-lithographic illustrations and expanded to almost 600 pages.