¶ Gilbert — Facsimiles of national manuscripts (1874–84)

March 28, 2014

19th cent.

Gilbert, Sir John Thomas, ed. Facsimiles of national manucripts of Ireland. 5 vols. Dublin: Public Record Office of Ireland, 1874–84.

4 parts, of which Morris had parts 1–3. “Selected and edited under the direction of the Right Hon. Edward Sullivan, Master of the Rolls in Ireland, by J. T. Gilbert, secretary of the Public Record Office of Ireland; and photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, by Major-General Sir Henry James, Director-General of the Ordnance Survey.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 916 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 320.


Sotheby 1898:

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