Rebound in red cloth, with illustrated endpapers. The blank front endpaper bears an ownership signature from a Martha Grimes , Convent of the Holy Faith, Skerries, 1876, in fine ink handwriting.
published by mcGlashan & Gill ( the predecessor of Gill, still an active publisher) 1873, Dublin.
in the following sections -
(1 Section 1 Starting ( perhaps unusually for a history book, with Adam and Eve), this is a full history of the ancient world to circa 30 AD
(2) SectiOn 2 - Outlines of Ancient history to 1815
(3) Outlies of English history ( from Roman Britain to circa 1820
(4) Outlines of Irish History - Again, starting with myth and the book of Invasions as historical fact up to Catholic Emancipation. Certain events are skimmed over, there is little mention of the 1798 United Irishmen or similar.