Cashel Of The Kings. First Edition (1927)
Book ID: 60173
Cashel Of The Kings. A History of the Ancient Capital of Munster from the date of its Foundation until the Present Day. Including Historical Notices of the Kings of Cashel from the 4th Century to the 12th Century. The Succession of Bishops and Archbishops from St. Ailbe to the Present Day. Notices of the Principal Abbeys Belonging to the Territory around Cashel, Together with Items of Local History Down to the 19th Century. Illustrated. Dublin: Duffy, 1927. First Edition. Pp xviii, 312. Illustrated with 26 plates. Blue cloth, title lettered in gilt to spine, neat ownership inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a fine copy. The Rock of Cashel is an ancient royal site of the kings of Munster and first attained importance as a fortress. Its origins as a centre of power go back to the 4th or 5th centuries. An important and scholarly work on one of the most celebrated places of historic interest in Ireland.