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Stalley, Roger (ed)

Daniel Grose (c.1766-1838). The antiquities of Ireland. A supplement to Francis Grose.

(Dublin), Irish Architectural Archive 1991.

Reference: 10278
Price: £25 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. xxiv + 214pp, many colour reproductions of drawings. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Jill Allibone’s copy, with her acquisition date 10 Dec 1993.

Scholarly edition of a previously unpublished illustrated manuscript prepared in the 1820s and 1830s by Daniel Grose as an intended supplementary volume to his uncle Francis Grose’s Antiquities of Ireland, published 1791-5. It includes excellent colour reproductions of eighty-nine watercolour drawings by the younger Grose, as well as passages of editorial explanatory text.