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The Antiquities of Ireland

by Francis Grose, published by S. Hooper (London, 1809 large paper edition)

Original 200-plus-year-old copperplate engravings by Sparrow and others

Sheet size: approximately 8 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (about 22 x 32 cm)
on beautiful laid paper with the ocassional Whatman 1809 watermark identifier

(Click thumbnails below for enlarged view of plate. Sheet is too large to scan entirely, so some of the margins will not appear in enlargement)
Carlow Castle

Carlow Castle

Co. Carlow
Vol 1, Pl 1
$30
Clonmore Castle

Clonmore Castle

Co. Carlow
Vol 1, Pl 2
$30
Clonmore Castle

Clonmore Castle

Co. Carlow
Vol 1, Pl 3
$30
Ballylaghan Castle

Ballylaghan Castle

Co. Carlow
Vol 2, Pl 3
Ballymoon Castle

Ballymoon Castle

Co. Carlow
Vol 2, Pl 4
$30
Old Leighlin Church

Old Leighlin Church

Co. Carlow
Vol 2, Pl 5
$20
[note the text offsetting -- rub-off of ink from text page facing the plate]
Leighlin Bridge SW Aspect

Leighlin Bridge SW Aspect

Co. Carlow
Vol 2, Pl 6
$35
Church of St. Mullins

Church of St. Mullins

Co. Carlow
Vol 2, Pl 7
$30
[see faint fox mark in sky]
Brown's Castle

Brown's Castle

Co. Dublin
Vol 1, Pl 11
$30
Plan of Newark Castle

Plan of Newark Castle

Co. Down
Vol 2, Pl 13
$15
[slightly rumpled paper]
Christ Church Dublin

Christ Church Dublin

Co. Dublin
Vol 1, Pl 14
$35
Clondalkin Church and Tower

Clondalkin Church and Tower

Co. Dublin
Vol 1, Pl 15
$35
Dalkey Castles

Dalkey Castles

Co. Dublin
Vol 1, Pl 16
$35
Swords Castle

Swords Castle

Co. Dublin
Vol 1, Pl 23
[original printer's ink smudge in lower margin outside of plate mark]
Church and Tower at Castledermot

Church and Tower at Castledermot

Co. Kildare
Vol 2, Pl 24
$35
Church and Tower at Castledermot

Gray Abbey

 
Vol 2, Pl 25
$35
Kilussy Church

Kilussy Church

Co. Kildare
Vol 2, Pl 27
$35
Monesterevan

Monesterevan Abbey

Co. Kildare
Vol 2, Pl 28
$35
Moon Abbey

Moon Abbey and Castle

Co. Kildare
Vol 2, Pl 29
$35
[very faint text offset]
Cladagh Castle Birmingham Castle

Cladagh Castle, Birmingham Castle

Co. of Galway
Vol 1, Pl 29, 32
$25
CastleTown Castle

CastleTown Castle

Co. Galway
Vol 1, Pl 30
$35
Abbey at Noas

Abbey at Noas

Co. Galway
Vol 2, Pl 30
$35
Grandison Castle

Grandison Castle

Co. Kilkenny
Vol 2, Pl 31
$35
Grandison Castle

Dunamase Castle

Queens Co.
Vol 2, Pl 32
Ruins of Fenaugh

Ruins of Fenaugh

Co. Letrim [sic] (Leitrim)
Vol 2, Pl 33
$40
Dunmore Abbey

Dunmore Abbey

Co. Galway
Vol 1, Pl 34
$30
[note paper loss lower right corner]
Castle John

Castle John

Co. Leitrim
Vol 2, Pl 34
$20
[note fox mark is sky]
O'Rourke's Hall

O'Rourke's Hall

Co. Leitrim
Vol 2, Pl 35
$30
[light text offset left margin, outside of plate mark]
Kilconnel Abbey

Kilconnel Abbey

Co. of Galway
Vol 1, Pl 36
$30
Tuam Abbey

Tuam Abbey

Co. Galway
Vol 1, Pl 37
$35
[slight paper damage outer edges]

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