Auction 127, Lot 485

"[Lot of 12 - Scotland Views]", Grose, Francis

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1797 (published)

Publication: Antiquities of Scotland

Color: Black & White

7 x 5 inches
17.8 x 12.7 cm

Captain Grose previously published Antiquities of England and Wales before embarking on the Scottish project. The plates include: Stirling Church; Holy Rood Chapel, W. Aspect; Trinity Colledge church, Edinburgh; Inside the Holy Rood Chapel - viewed from the East; Pluscardine Monastery; Dundrennan Abbey Pl. 2; The Well-House Tower, Edinburgh Castle; Dundrennan Abby Pl:1; Glen Luce Abby Pl: 2; Glenluce Abby. Pl.1; Linlithgow Palace; and West View of the Holy Rood Chapel. These are rarely seen copper engravings depicting important buildings and ruins in Scotland.


Condition: B+

The images are very good with wide (3") margins that generally have scattered foxing. Each sheet is full and untrimmed, some with edges toned and rough.

Estimate: $120 - $180


Closed on 2/25/2009