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SCOTLAND Wigtownshire

Scotland Wigtownshire


Wigtownshire or the County of Wigtown is a registration county and lieutenancy area in south-west Scotland. Until 1975, Wigtownshire was one of the administrative counties used for local government purposes, and is now administered as part of the council area of Dumfries and Galloway where many items have migrated






Dundrennan castle Plate 1


Dundrennan castle Plate 2


Dunskey Castle plate 1
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.


Dunskey Castle plate 2
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.


Genluce Abbey Plate 1
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.


Genluce Abbey Plate 2
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.


Kennedy castle Wigtownshire
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.
Kircudbright Castle Plate 1
Kircudbright Castle Plate 2


Lincluden College Plate2

Lincluden College Plate2



Loch Roieton or Hill Castle

Wigtonshire Map

 Full page from Cary's New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland. On which are carefully laid down all the Direct and Principal Crossroads, the Course of the Rivers, and Navigable Canals ..., pub. June 11th 1794, Original hand Colour  £20 from a partial disbound copy
Wigtownshire


Glenluce Abbey plate 1 for .....Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES was first published in 1772/3 and ran to many editions £10 Cut from the full page as per pic


Glenluce Abbey plate 1 for .....Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES was first published in 1772/3 and ran to many editions £10 Cut from the full page as per pic










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Mote of Urr Plate 1
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.


Mote of Urr Plate 2
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.




Thrieve or Thrie/Wigt castle
Antique copper line engraved print by various artists/engravers Published by Samuel Hooper London, Printed by C. Clarke, for Francis GROSE (c.1731 . .1791) from THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES , first published in 1772/3. and Image minimum from 18 x13 cm £10unmounted.


Glasserton From' Views of Seats' written by & drawn by John Preston Neale and engraved by various artists; including history of the estate. 2nd edition / this print is unmounted slight age staining £8



Glasserton From a series of small steel engravings, uncoloured written by Neale. Drawn by John Preston Neale and engraved by various artists. Published, as PROOFS by subscription between 1812 and 1825 in six large volumes printed upon Onion Skin paper then mounted and cased within the larger volume. NOT the later reprints from the same plates which are printed directly onto the paper.Size of Plate : 12 x 16.5 cm Paper size : 24.5 x 30.5 cm unmounted and not including the history  £10 . . . foxing in border. . . .3 copies


Wigton Galloway
Fom 'A Voyage Round Great Britain' This series was published in 8 volumes during the period 1814 to 1825. The journey was initially started in 1813 and was a joint project with William Daniell producing the drawings and William Ayton the text.. Eleven years later he completed his magnum opus having travelled from Land's End to John 0'Groats via the west coast, then back to Land's End via the east.The result was a collection of 308 aquatint engravings, the last great artist's voyage before photography was invented. images all 9" x 11"but full page unless stated with huge margins, £45 inc  as has a matt burn from being framed in the past unmounted RARE



Galloway House published in Francis Orpen Morris's, A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen & Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland Mounted..., in 1884. The straightforward but thoroughly attractive plates were drawn by Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917) and printed from colored woodblocks by the Baxter process by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) of Dri/Wigtield, Yorkshire unmounted £15  x 4



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