IRELAND FAMILY BIBLE. The Holy Bible, 1725

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Lot 52
IRELAND FAMILY BIBLE
The Holy Bible

Sold for £ 1,750 (US$ 2,246) inc. premium
IRELAND FAMILY BIBLE
The Holy Bible, lacks the printed and engraved general titles, and the last leaf E4 called for by ESTC (very likely blank), NT title dated 1725, nearly 3 leaves of manuscript names and dates, draft family tree, bought from Peter Murray Hill, with long description inserted, contemporary panelled calf, joints repaired, recent half morocco case [ESTC records 3 copies; Herbert 974, adding 2 more], 4to, Oxford, John Baskett, [1726]-1725

Footnotes

  • The main pedigree runs from 1694 to 1775, ending with William Henry Ireland b. Aug 2 1775. "Note capital S and suggestion of "am" before William Henry's name bearing out that his father generally called him "Sam" and that indeed he sometimes used the name himself" (PMH). Unlike his two siblings who are listed as "daughter" and "son", William Henry appears plain; he may well have been illegitimate. The information in this Bible is the source of the ODNB revision of Ireland's biography; in the old version he was born in 1777, but much of the other information here is unpublished.
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