Antiquities of Ireland. The Second Edition (1804)
Book ID: 65701
Antiquities of Ireland. The Second Edition, with Additions and Corrections. To Which is Added, a Collection of Miscellaneous Antiquities. Dublin: John Jones, 1804. Folio. Pp [list of subscribers], 526, with index. Rebacked in quarter green morocco, new endpapers, retaining original marbled boards. Occasional light browning to page margins(more severe towards end of text), plates generally bright & clean.
Engraved title with 41 engraved views and plans, one folding plate.
Antiquities of Ireland , originally published in 1790, became of great repute in its day but now holds little authority. However, as it is illustrated with numerous engravings depicting castles, abbeys, and round towers, all engraved by J. Ford, for which it is now most highly valued.