An Essay on the Origin and Progress of Gothic Architecture (1829)

Author: Thomas Bell

Book ID: 67982

Price: 295.00

An Essay on the Origin and Progress of Gothic Architecture. With Reference to the Ancient History and Present State of the Remains of Such Architecture in Ireland, to which was Awarded the Prize Proposed by the Royal Irish Academy, for the Best Essay. Dublin: William Frederick Wakeman, 1829. First Edition. Ppxix, 270. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers.  Rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A very good copy.

Illustrated by the author and T.J. Mulvany with a frontispiece plate of Armagh Cathedral and six plates bound-in to rear of text.

Bell’s exploration sheds light on the intricate details, structural elements, and artistic flourishes that characterise this captivating architectural form, with particular reference to its Irish context.

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