Edward King

(1795—1837) antiquary

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1795–1837), bibliophile; born in Co. Cork and educated in Oxford, he edited the Antiquities of Mexico in vellum and colour plates (9 vols., 1830–48) at a personal expense of £32,000.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.