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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
|Edwards, Nancy. The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland. London, Routledge, 2000. 19 cm x 24.5 cm. 226 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear. A few underlined or highlighted passages. Inscription by preowner.
Includes for example the following essays: Ringforts: Terminology and classification / Souterrains / Ring-forts in the landscape / Crannogs: Origins and chronology / Knowth and Clogher / Climate, soils and vegetation / Crop husbandry / Hunting, fishing and gathering / Pottery / Wood / Leather / Bone, antler and horn / Enamel and glass / Stone and related material / Ogham stones / Large ecclesiastical sites / Small ecclesiastical sites and hermitages / Church architecture / Ornamental metalwork / Illuminated manuscripts / Stone sculpture etc.
Keywords: Archaeology, Celtic Christianity, Church History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape
|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
|Lankford, Eamon. Cape Clear Island: Its People and Landscape. Cape Clear, Cape Clear Museum, 1999. 15 cm x 21 cm. X, 163 pages including photographs and illustrations. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Cape Clear Island – inis Cleire: Situation and Soil / The Central High Ridge / The South Coastal Area / The Area of South of Loch Ioral / Placenames / Signal Towers and Lighthouses / House Types / Landownership / The Division of Land into Farms. Bliain na gCeathruna / Land Use / When Pilchards were plentiful / Fish Curing in Cleire / The Congested Districts Board / Smuggling Coasting and Expeditions / The Great Hunger (1845-8) / Relief measures / Population / Some Emigrant Families / The Parish of Cleere / Protestant Missionary Activity in Cleire / The Landlord and Education / Early Telecommunications Systems in Cleire / Churns and other Matters / Cape Clear in the 1930s / The Ecology of Cleire: Flora and Fauna etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Irish Local History, West Cork
|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
|O Conchuir, Doncha / Mac Mahon, Bryan (translator). Guide: Corca Dhuibhne, its peoples and their buildings. Dingle, Clo Dhuibhne, 1977. 15 cm x 21 cm. 50 pages including many colour photographs. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Partially torn off price sticker on front. Some wear, discolouration along spine.
Includes for example the following essays: Foreword by Kenneth Whitaker / Introduction / Megalithic Remains (The First Settlers) / The Earliest Named Inhabitants / Map / Site Index / The Christian Period / Invasions and Castles / Thank You / Acknowledgements / Bibliography.
Keywords: Archaeology, Architecture, Corca Dhuibhne, Dingle, Irish landscape, Irish Local History, Neolithic
|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
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