The High Crosses of Castledermot and Durrow with Twelve Illustrations. Margaret Stokes.
The High Crosses of Castledermot and Durrow with Twelve Illustrations
The High Crosses of Castledermot and Durrow with Twelve Illustrations
The High Crosses of Castledermot and Durrow with Twelve Illustrations

The High Crosses of Castledermot and Durrow with Twelve Illustrations

Dublin: Academy House, 1898. Paperback. Sold also by Hodges, Figgis, & Co., Dublin, and Williams & Norgate, London. [4], xiv, 12, [2] p., 12 leaves of photogravure plates: in-text illustrations and 1 full page of illustrations; 44 cm. Grey cloth spine; card covers printed in black. In Ireland, the High Crosses marked sanctuaries, under the invocation of certain saints, and offered protection to a fugitive who sought shelter there. This publication focuses on those crosses at Castledermot Monastery and at Durrow. Scarce. In Very Good- Condition: cover is lightly soiled; shadow on front cover; chipping along cover edges; lacking upper corner of back cover; front cover is partially detached from tail; minor chipping along fore-edge of several plates; pages and plates are clean and bright. Very Good -. Item #004651

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