Monasticon Hibernicum. A History of the Religious Houses of Ireland (1786)

Author: Mervyn Archdall

Book ID: 68014

Price: 395.00

Monasticon Hibernicum; or, An History of the Abbies, Priories, and other Religious Houses in Ireland. Interspersed with memoirs of their several founders and benefactors, and of their abbots and other superiors, to the time of their final Suppression. Dublin: Luke White, 1786. First Edition. Pp xv, 820, [index]. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. Tape repairs to title pages, otherwise a nice bright copy.

Subtitle: Likewise, an Account of the Manner in which the possessions belonging to those Foundations were disposed of, and the Present State of their Ruins, collected from English, Irish and Foreign Historians, Records, and other Authentic Documents, and from many Curious and Valuable Manuscripts.

Illustrated with a frontispiece folded map of Ireland in 1786 and seventeen portrait plates, with Index at rear.


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