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Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791

The antiquities of Ireland.

London : Printed for S. Hooper, 1791-1795.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA920 .G76 1791+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Edited and for the most part written by Edward Ledwich.
Engravings by Barrett, John Eastgate, Thomas Haynes, Thomas Medland, James Newton, I.R., James Sparrow, Samuel Sparrow, W. Thomas, E.W. Thompson, Thomas Vivarès, and George Walker; after John James Barralet, William H. Beauford, Vittorio Bigari, James Gandon, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, Daniel Grose, Francis Grose, and James George O'Brien.
The preface is dated Jan. 1, 1794.
Not a reissue of the 1791-94 edition, but an almost line for line resetting.
The titlepages are engraved and that to vol.2 is dated 1795 and bears the imprint: Printed for M. Hooper.
Without colophons.
English short title catalogue, T147223
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, p. 742
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped red calf. Armorial binding: Sir Simon R.B. Taylor. Bookplate: Sir Simon R.B. Taylor.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1791-1795.
Hooper, M. -- Publisher.
Hooper, S. -- Publisher.
Ireland -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Ireland -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Ireland -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Taylor, Simon R. B., Sir -- Binding.
Armorial bindings (Provenance)
Armorial bindings (Binding)
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Ledwich, Edward, 1738-1823, ed.
Barrett, engraver.
Eastgate, John, engraver.
Haynes, Thomas, engraver, engraver.
Medland, Thomas, active 18th century-19th century, engraver.
Newton, James, 1748-approximately 1804, engraver.
Sparrow, James, engraver.
Sparrow, Samuel, engraver.
Thomas, W., engraver.
Thompson, E. W., 1770-1847, engraver.
Vivarès, Thomas, approximately 1735-approximately 1810, engraver.
Walker, George, active 1792-1815, engraver.
Barralet, John James, approximately 1747-1815, ill.
Beauford, William H., 1735-1819, ill.
Bigari, Vittorio, 1692-1776.
Gandon, James, 1742-1823, ill.
Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus, 1733-1794, ill.
Grose, Daniel, approximately 1766-1838.
O'Brien, James George, 1760-1819, ill.

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