The Cistercian Monasteries of Ireland (1987)
Book ID: 64498
The Cistercian Monasteries of Ireland. An Account of the History, Art and Architecture of the White Monks in Ireland from 1142 to 1540. Yale University Press, 1987. Pp, 296. Folio. A very good copy in pictorial dust jacket.
Profusely illustrated with over 280 photographs.
This definitive work on the Cistercian monastic remains in Ireland which date from 1142 to the 16th century, covering architecture, stone carving, and metalwork. Mellifont abbey was the first Cistercian foundation in Ireland and became one of the wealthiest religious foundations in the country.