Rare original 19th c. set of the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters, O'Donovan translation. In Irish and English, with instructions on how to break the set down into 7 volumes if desired.  Matching set, each volume printed with the name of Rev. William Reeves, who served as president of the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin.  http://www.irishroots.com/index.php/antiquarian-a-used-mainmenu-44

Rare original 19th c. set of the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters, O'Donovan translation. In Irish and English, with instructions on how to break the set down into 7 volumes if desired. Matching set, each volume printed with the name of Rev. William Reeves, who served as president of the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. http://www.irishroots.com/index.php/antiquarian-a-used-mainmenu-44

This page from O'Donovans Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland, gives directions on how to rebind the complete 5 book set into a 7 book set.  It seems the five original books were rather large for some people.

This page from O'Donovans Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland, gives directions on how to rebind the complete 5 book set into a 7 book set. It seems the five original books were rather large for some people.

Rare Full color fronts from the original edition of the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters, as translated. by Connellan. (originally this edition was 1 volume, reprinted now in 2v. set)

Rare Full color fronts from the original edition of the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters, as translated. by Connellan. (originally this edition was 1 volume, reprinted now in 2v. set)

Owners name imprinted in each volume of the original Annals of Ireland by O'Donovan as per copy held in our library. (Matching original set). circa 1848

Owners name imprinted in each volume of the original Annals of Ireland by O'Donovan as per copy held in our library. (Matching original set). circa 1848

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