Irish History / General Irish History
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|Wigham, Billy / Rynne, Colin. ‘A Life of Usefulness’: Abraham Beale and the Monard Ironworks. Blarney, Sitka Press, 2000. 14 cm x 20.5 cm. X, 79 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Contains dedication by Colin Rynne. Newspaper-clipping stapled to end-paper. Slight bending crease on front cover near spine. Volume otherwise clean and intact.
Includes the following essays: Preface / The Beale Family and the Origins of Monard / Quakers and Technological Change in Nineteenth-Century Ireland / The Spade Mill in County Cork / The Monard and Coolowen Ironworks: An Archaeology / The Monard Community at Work / Notes / Bibliography.
Keywords: Abraham Beale, Archaeology, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Quakers
|Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger: 1845-1849. New York, Old Town Books, 1962. 15cm x 22cm. XII, 510 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent, as new condition. Rare. Out of print.
The story of the Irish potato famine of the 1840s which killed one million people and sent hundreds of thousands to the new world. This book is widely regarded as the classic account of the disaster. Woodham-Smith focuses on the tragedy in Ireland and the effect it had in America and Canada where many of the emigrants headed. This hardback American edition is now out of print.
Keywords: Emigration, Famine, Irish Famine, Irish History
|Ypma, Herbert. Irish Georgian. London, Thames and Hudson, 1998. Octavo. 157 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Photographs by Barbara and Rene Stoeltie.
Irish Georgian features a wide range of inspirational houses great and small that have been renovated by people such as Desmond Guinness, Timothy Hennessy and Barbara and Rene Stoeltie. The author, Herbert Ypma, is widely travelled and is founder of the award-winning magazine Interior Architecture. The book is beautifully illustrated throughout with many colour photographs.
Keywords: Irish History
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