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The Antiquities of Ireland

by Francis Grose, published by S. Hooper (London, 1809 large paper edition)

Original 200-plus-year-old copperplate engravings by Sparrow and others

Sheet size: approximately 8 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (about 22 x 32 cm)
on beautiful laid paper with the ocassional Whatman 1809 watermark identifier

(Click thumbnails below for enlarged view of plate. Sheet is too large to scan entirely, so some of the margins will not appear in enlargement)
Cullum Castle

Cullum Castle

Co. Limerick
Vol 2, Pl 37
$35
Carrigogunnel near Limerick

Carrigogunnel near Limerick

Co. Limerick
Vol 2, Pl 38
$35
[light text offset left margin outside of plate mark]
Rockbarton Castle

Rockbarton Castle

Co. Limerick
Vol 2, Pl 39
$35
Killea Castle

Killea Castle

Co. Limerick
Vol 1, Pl 40
$25
[note the vertical 'buckle' in the center...this appears to be original to the printing process. Also a slice to the lower margin, well outside of the image area.]
Ardee Castle

Ardee Castle

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 40
$30
SW View of Ardee Church

SW View of Ardee Church

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 41
$30
Black Abbey

Black Abbey

Co. Kilkenny
Vol 2, Pl 42
$35
Black Abbey

NE View of Athcarne Castle

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 42
$35
Black Abbey

Carlingford Castle

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 43
$35
St Canice's Cathedral

St Canice's Cathedral

Co. Kilkenny
Vol 1, Pl 44
$30
Carlingford Abbey

Carlingford Abbey

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 44
$35
Castle of Castletown

Castle of Castletown

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 45
$35
St Mary's Drogheda

St Mary's Drogheda

 
Vol 2, Pl 46
$25
[some text offsetting]
Melifont Castle

St Mary's Church, Drogheda

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 47
$35
Melifont Castle

Plan of Gowran Abbey

Co. Kilkenny
Vol 1, Pl 47
$30
Melifont Castle

Melifont Castle

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 48
$35
SW View of Mellifont Abbey

SW View of Mellifont Abbey

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 49
$35
SW View of Mellifont Abbey

Mellifont Abbey

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 50
$35
St John's Abbey

St John's Abbey

Co. Kilkenny
Vol 1, Pl 51
$35
Bastion in Kilkenny

Bastion in Kilkenny

Co. Kilkenny
Vol 1, Pl 52
$35
Thomas-town Abbey

Thomas-town Abbey

Co. Kilkenny
Vol 1, Pl 53
$35
Roche Castle

Roche Castle

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 53
$35
Thomastown Abbey

Thomastown Abbey

[Co. Kilkenny]
Vol 1, Pl 54
$25
Torfeekan Castle

Torfeekan Castle

Co. Louth.
Vol 2, Pl 54
$35
Abbey of Dromahaire

Abbey of Dromahaire

Co. Leitrim
Vol 1, Pl 55
$35
Abbey of Cong.

Abbey of Cong.

Co. Mayo.
Vol 2, Pl 55
$35
Abbey of Cong.

Dromahaire Abbey

Co. Leitrim
Vol 1, Pl 56
$25
Church at James Town

Church at James Town

Co. Leitrim
Vol 1, Pl 57
$35
Strade Abbey

Strade Abbey

Co. Mayo.
Vol 2, Pl 57
$35
Asigh Castle

Asigh Castle

Co. Meath
Vol 2, Pl 58
$35
Lanesborough Abbey

Lanesborough Abbey

Co. Longford
Vol 1, Pl 59
$25
[note two spots in sky above tower]
Athlumny Castle

Athlumny Castle

Co. Meath
Vol 2, Pl 59
$35
Athlumny Castle

The Abbey of Bective

Co. Meath
Vol 2, Pl 60
$35
 
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