- Category = Ireland
Monasticon Hibernicum; or, An History of the Abbies, Priories, and other Religious Houses in Ireland.
London: Robinson, 1786. Full calf, 10 1/2 inches tall. A splendid copy of this scarce work with the elaborate bookplate of the Earls of Londonderry at Wynyard Park in full 18th century calf with gilt bands in the Etruscan key style, red label and blue edges. Complete with folding map and 18 plates. A remarkable volume with splendid provenance.More details Price: £2,400.00
Moore's Irish Melodies.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. Full morocco, 10 1/2 inches tall. A wonderful mid-Victorian heavy morocco binding by Bickers. With gilt raised bands, very fine and elaborate gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Very wide dentelles and striking bright red doublures with superb gilding incorporating olive onlays. All edges gilt. Every page is beautifully decorated with delicate borders and engraved illustrations by Maclise. Light foxing. A splendid copy of this celebrated work.More details Price: £1,250.00
Romantic Biography of The Age of Elizabeth; or, Sketches of Life from the Byways of History.
London, Richard Bentley, 1842. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. An elegant mid Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and dense blind tooling to the panels. With the armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden Bart.. Slight foxing confined to the two engraved frontispieces and the two title pages. Some marks to the boards. This work consists of 17 interesting historical essays not actually composed by the fictitious 'Benedictine Brethren of Glenalough' but by a 'pedestrian party from Trinity College, Dublin bent on exploring the romantic beauties of the county of Wicklow'. Titles include 'Dr. Dee'; 'John Darrel, the Exorcist'; 'Calvin and the Church of Geneva'; 'Loyola and the Order of the Jesuits'.More details Price: £380.00