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|Boland, Bridget. The Wild Geese. A Novel. London / Toronto, William Heinemann Ltd., 1938. 19.5cm x 13cm. 264 pages, including a map showing A Part of the Baronies of Iveragh, Dunkerron & Glanerought in the County of Kerry Original Hardcover (green cloth) without dustjacket. The binding with some darkening and slightly stained. Else in very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Inscribed and signed by Bridget Boland: “Going away present (alas) for the Goughs (possibly actor Michael Gough) – from Bridget B.”
The daughter of the Irish politician John Pius Boland and Eileen Querin Boland/ An Irish-British sceenwriter, playwright and novelist/ Born in London, Bridget Boland was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Roehampton and at Oxford University, where she studied philosophy, politics, and economics, graduating B.A. in 1935/ In 1937 she became a film writer/ From 1941 to 1946 she served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, producing plays for the troops to boost morale.
Keywords: County Kerry, Inscribed, Irish History, Irish Literature, Signed
|Duncannon, Lord Viscount / Adams, W.D. / Stephenson, B.C. [Commissioners of His Majesty’s Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works and Buildings]. Crown Land Experimental Improvements and Cork and Kerry New Roads, Ireland – Relating to Experimental Improvements on the Crown Lands at King William’s Town [now Ballydesmond], in the Barony of Duhallow, in the County of Cork; and to the New Lines of Public Road in course of construction through the District in which the said Lands are situated, in the Counties of Cork and Kerry; for the purpose of encouraging the Employment of the Labouring Poor in similar Improvements on other Estates in Ireland. [With a large “Map of the New Roads through the Mountains between Castleisland in the county of Kerry, and Roskeen Bridge over the River Blackwater in the County of Cork: And also between Shanogh Cross on the Post Road from Killarney to Cork and Clonbanon in the County of Cork”. [Map from April 1834 by J. Bastre] First Edition of these Papers. Dublin, The Hous eof Commons, 1834. Folio. 68 pages with the large folded map of County Cork and seven (7) lithographed plans showing Designs of Houses and even Landscape Improvements Original Softcover (disbound). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Keywords: Architecture, Cartography, County Cork, County Kerry, Design, Historical Town Planning Ireland, Ireland, Irish Map, Irish Maps, Map, Town Planning
|Ua Maoileoin, Pádraig. Bríde Bhán. First Edition. Baile Átha Cliath, Sáirséal agus Dill, 1968. Octavo. 239 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Keywords: Corca Dhuibhne (Corcu Duibne), County Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Gaeilge, Gaelic, Gaelic Language
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