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|Brady, C. (Editor) / O’Dowd, M. (Editor) / Walker, B. (Editor). Ulster – An Illustrated History. London, B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1989. 14 cm x 22 cm. 256 pages. With many photographs and maps. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following: Foreword by J.C. Beckett / Ulster before the Normans: ancient myth and early history Charles Doherty / Lordships and invasions: Ulster, 1177-1500 T.E. McNeill / Sixteenth-century Ulster and the failure of Tudor reform Ciaran Brady / Continuity and change: Ulster in the seventeenth century Raymond Gillespie / The political economy of linen: Ulster in the eighteenth century W. H. Crawford / Ulster society and politics, 1801-1921 Brian Walker / Northern Ireland: from birth pangs to disintegration, 1920-1972 Eamon Phoenix / Living with the troubles: Northern Ireland since 1972 David Harkness.
Keywords: History, Irish History, Northern Ireland, Ulster
|Gallagher, Lyn / Rogers, Dick. Castle, Coast and Cottage. The National Trust in Northern Ireland. Second Edition. Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, 1992. 18,5 cm x 25,5 cm. XI, 194 pages. Illustrated throughout. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective Mylar. Private inscription on verso of half-title, otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
From the airy peaks of the Mourne Mountains to the intimate snugs of the Crown Liquor Saloon, the National Trust owns and protects an astonishing variety of interesting and beautiful properties in Northern Ireland.
Keywords: Irish History, Northern Ireland
|McGrattan, Hugh. From Laura to Katie: The Story of the Portrush Lifeboats from 1860. No Place of Publishing, Portrush Lifeboat Raft Race Committee, 2008. 21.5 cm x 18.5 cm. 141 pages. With many photographs. Original hardcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Inscription by preowner and author’s signature on title page. Otherwise clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following chapters: Zelinda, First of the Line / The Providence Affair / A New Beginning / Zelinda becomes Laura / New Boat, Bigger Boathous / The Day the Lifeboat Did Not Come Back / Silver Lining after Tragedy / The Hopwood – End of an Era / Farewell to ‘Pulling’ Power / The Lifeboat at War / Enter the Lady Scott / A Century Marked by Courage / The Lady’s Later Years / The Arrival of the Arun / Changes – Ashore and Afloat / ILBs, Ladies and Richard’s Last Days / Katie Takes Over / Honours, Awards and New Management / Freedom of the Borough / The Coxswains / The Hon. Secretaries / The Mechanics / The Boats etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Maritime History, Irish Nautical History, Nautical Books, Northern Ireland, Portrush
|Walker, Brian M. Sentry Hill: An Ulster Farm and Family. Dundonald, Blackstaff Press, 1981. 18 cm x 23 cm. XII, 167 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters: Preface / Map of Sintry Hill & Locality (1870) / Early Days / Houses and Hobbies / Faith, Friends and Factions / ‘God speed the plough’ / Adventures Abroad / Modern Times.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Irish Map, Northern Ireland, Ulster
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