Lot 239Ireland – Limerick – the Great Explosion of...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm



Ireland – Limerick – the Great Explosion of 1694 edition of the London Gazette for February 22nd – 26th 1694 containing an account of the disaster that occurred on February 12th when the Key Tower collapsed and the 218 barrels of gunpowder stored within took fire and blew up, severely damaging the town and with considerable casualties. Folio, 2pp, some slight browning but clearly legible throughout

Hammer Price: £75.00

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