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|Cole, Grenville A.J. Memoir of Localities of Minerals of Economic Importance and Metalliferous Mines in Ireland. A facsimile edition of the Geological Survey of Ireland Memoir of 1922. Dublin, The Mining Heritage Society of Ireland, 1998. 15 cm x 23 cm. XXXX, 155 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slight browning of page-edges. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following chapters: Origin and Method of the Memoir and the Mineral Map / Antimony / Barytes / Bauxite / Copper / Felspar (Feldspar) / Gold / Gypsum / Iron / Lead / Manganese / Molybdenum / Nickel / Rock-Salt / Steatite / Sulphur / Zinc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Metallurgy, Mining
|Cowell, John. Sligo: Land of Yeats’ Desire. Dublin, The O’Brien Press, 1990. 15.5 cm x 23 cm. 192 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters: Preface / Map of Country Sligo / The Beginnings / The Coming of Christianity / The Middle Ages / downs and Ups / Sligo is No More / The Fenians and the Landlords / The Twentieth Century / Ireland’s Nadir / Civil War / A Family Called Yeats / ‘A Tongue to the Sea Cliffs’ / The City of Sligo – Tour 1 / More of the City – Tour 2 / The Circuit of Lough Gil – Tour 3 / Knocknarea and the Ox Mountains – Tour R / South Sligo – Tour 5 / The Barony of Tirerill – Tour 6 / Northwards to Carbury – Tour 7 / Westwards through Tireragh – Tour 8 / Epilogue: ‘By His Command’ / Index.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Irish Literature, Irish Local History, Travel-Guide, Yeats
|Desmond, Angela (editor) / Johnson, Gina (editor) / McCarthy, Margaret (editor) / Twohig, Elizabeth Shee (editor). New Agendas in Irish Prehistory. Papers in commemoration of Liz Anderson. Bray, Wordwell, 2000. 17 cm x 24.5 cm. XIII, 231 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear. Small creases on cover. Some yellowing of page-edges. A few highlighted passages.
Includes for example the following essays: Elizabeth Anderson M.A. (1961-1997) / Publications of Elizabeth (Liz) Anderson / ‘LIZ’ by Connie Kelleher / Hammers and shoeboxes: new agendas for prehistory / The utilisation of island environments in the Irish Mesolithic: agendas for Rathlin Island / Variation and context: ecology and social evolution in Ireland’s Later Mesolithic / Recognising regionality in the Irish Neolithic / Seeds and soils of discontent: an environmental archaeological contribution to the nature of the Early Neolithic / Frameworks for the megalithic art of the Boyne Valley / Hunting, fishing and fowling in late prehistoric Ireland: the scarcity of the bone record / The potter’s craft in prehistoric Ireland with specific reference to Lought Gur, Co. Limerick / Bronze Age houses in Ireland / Megalithic toms, metal resources and territory in prehistoric south-west Ireland etc.
Keywords: Archaeology, Festschrift, Irish History, Irish Islands, Irish landscape, Lough Gur, Rathlin Island, Stone Age
|Hall, Richard. Viking Age Archaeology in Britain and Ireland. Princes Risborough, Shire Publications, 1990. 15 cm x 21 cm. 64 pages including photographs and illustrations. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slightly shabby front cover. Inscription by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with intact binding.
Includes the following chapters: Introduction / Early Studies of the Vikings / The First Raids / The Scandinavian Settlement / The Development of Towns / Viking Age Art / Stone Carving / Runes / Silver Hoards / Graves / Epilogue / Museums and Sites / Further Reading.
Keywords: Archaeology, British History, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Vikings
|Jones, Carleton. Temples of Stone: Exploring the Megalithic Tombs of Ireland. Cork, The Collins Press, 2007. 22 cm x 27.5 cm. XI, 334 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: The Quest for Understanding / Antiquarians and Archaeologists / The Megaliths / The World Before Megaliths / The Idea of the Monumental / Building a Megalithic Tomb / Neolithic Society / Kinnagarns Lower court tomb, County Leitrim / Deerpark central court tomb, County Sligo / Monuments for Outsiders / Poulabrone portal tomb, County Clare / Mapping Neolithic Territories / Space and Time Transformed / The Cult of the Ancestors / Audley’stown court tomb, County Down / Journeys to the Otherwold / Breaking Through to the Other Side / Moving Through the Cosmos by Moving Through the Monument / Metgaliths and Nature / Cahirguillamore, County Limerick / Megalithic Landscapes / Knowth / Newgrange /Inside the House of Dagda / Dowth / The Last Megalithic Tombs / Lough Gur wedge tomb, County Limerick / The World after Megaliths / Sites Worth Visiting etc.
Keywords: Archaeology, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Irish Mythology, Irish Travel, Megalith, Megalithic, Newgrange
|Kummer, Ditty. Ireland explored: an illustrated travel guide. Dingle, Brandon Book Publishers, 1986. 20 cm x 27 cm. 184 pages including many illustrations. Original hardcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Some spotting on endpages. Inscription by pre-owner.
Includes for example the following essays: Powerscourt Gardens, Enniskerry / Glendalough monastic site / Russborough House, Blessington / Wexford slobs / Tacumshane windmill / Hook Head / Knockeen Dolmen / Ardmore monastic site / Kilkenny Design Centre / Fota Estate / Cobh / A walk in Cork centre / Kenmare / Staigue Fort / The Skelligs / Gallarus Oratory / Miltown Malbay / The Burren / Aillwee Cave / Limerick city / Travellers / Thoor Ballylee, near Gort / Aran Islands / Journey to Portumna Casle / Croagh Patrick / Westport / Ancient sites and stories of Sligo / Lissadell / Lough Derg / The journey to Tory Island / Derry city / Dunluce Castle / Bushmills and the Giant’s Causeway / Ulster Folk Museum near Bangor / Cooley peninsula / Monasterboice / Newgrange / Dublin’s fair city / St Michan’s Church: history rewritten / The Quays, Ryan’s pub and ‘the Park’ / The Liberties / Museums / Georgian Dublin etc.
Keywords: Irish Castles, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Islands, Irish landscape, Irish Local History, Travel Guide, Travellers
|McCutcheon, Ivan (editor) / Rush, Conor (researcher) / Harty, Feidhlim (researcher and photographer). Stone Wall Construction in West Cork. Bandon, West Cork Leader, No date (c.2000). 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 31 pages including many photographs and illustrations. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slight wear at edges of cover. Staple binding intact and pages clean.
Includes the following essays: Acknowledgements / Introduction / History of Stone Walls in West Cork / Wildlife Value of Stone Walls / Geology of west Cork / Appropriate Local Styles / Sources of Stone / Types of Walls / Patterns of Buildling / Dry Stone Walls / Mortars and Binding Agents / Special Stones / Bilding Stone Walls / Safety / Maintenance Matters / Builders on the Stonewall Conservation Course / Bibliography.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Irish Local History, stone wall
|Rynne, Colin. Technological Change in Anglo-Norman Munster. Kinsale, Barryscourt Trust / Cork County Council / Gandon Editions, 1998. 17 cm x 24 cm. 31 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Signed by the author. [The Barryscourt Lectures III]
Includes for example the following sections: Introduction / Animal Power / Water Power / Wind Power / Grain Milling / Textiles – The Woollen Industry / Mining and Metalworking / Some Conclusions.
Keywords: Industry, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Irish Local History, Munster, Signed, Technology
|Somerville-Large, Peter / Fiennes, Mark (photographer). The Grand Irish Tour. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1982. 19 cm x 25 cm. 320 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes for example the following sections: Newgrange; Loo Bridge; Kenmare / Killarney / Ring of Kerry / The Blackwater; Mount Melleray / Lough Gur; Doneraile; Kanturk / Galway; Ballinhinch; Clifden / Achilll; Newport; Balycroy / Bangor Erris; Belmulet; Killala / Cavan; Drogheda; Dublin; Glendalough / Ballyshannon; Glencolumbkille; Bunbeg / Strabane; Antrim; Belfast etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape
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