The antiquities of Scotland

by Francis Grose

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    • Scotland -- Antiquities -- Pictorial works.,
    • Scotland -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Francis Grose.
      ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
      LC ClassificationsDA770 .G87
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6933919M
      LC Control Number03028806

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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar, including anecdote, biography, & history, curiosities of literature and oddities of human life and character. (Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers; Philadelphia, J.

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Stuart and Revett returned to London in and published their work, The Antiquities of Athens and Other Monuments of Greece, in There were more than five hundred subscribers to its first volume and, although few of the subscribers were architects or builders, thus limiting its impact as a design sourcebook, it later helped fuel the Greek Revival in European

Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland is considered “his greatest achievement and the one with which his name is chiefly associated” (DNB). Its series of detailed etchings of 16th-century Scottish castles provided a decisive inspiration to the Baronial movement and served as a pattern book.

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PICTURESQUE ANTIQUITIES OF SCOTLAND, FIRST EDITION, WITH LOVELY ETCHINGS OF SCOTTISH RUINS (SCOTLAND) CARDONNEL, Adam de. Picturesque Antiquities of Scotland. London: For the Author,Four parts in one. Quarto, contemporary full mottled calf rebacked with original gilt-decorated spine and red morocco spine label neatly laid down, marbled endpapers.

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In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Page - The panel to the right of the inscription has a sculptured representation of a mounted Roman soldier galloping over a group of two slain and two living Caledonians, naked, but armed with spear, sword, dagger, and square-shaped shield.

The other panel bears a representation of the sacrifice of the Suovetaurilia (see frontispiece), — Henry Cadell of Grange, His views of buildings are confined to those in his own district and the north of Scotland.

Two small volumes were published by Adam de Cardonnel in ; and between and appeared what was then considered an important work, in two volumes, entitled The Antiquities of Scotland, by Grose. Welcome to our database. The Portable Antiquities Scheme's database holds records of archaeological finds discovered by members of the public.

These are found while carrying out a wide range of activities including metal-detecting. The Antiquities of Scotland by Grose, Francis () Book condition: 4 Book Description London: Hooper and Wigstead: 3/4 leather with marbled boards, gilt decorated.Francis Grose was a well-known English antiquary, born in He was very interested in heraldry and antiquities, so his father bought him a place in the college of arms.

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