The Shell Guide to Ireland (1962)

Author: Lord Killanin & Michael V. Duignan

Book ID: 68550

Price: 195.00

Shell Guide to Ireland. London: The Ebury Press, 1962. First Edition. Pp [viii], 478, 6. Bound in full smooth tan morocco, raised bands to spine with title letter in gilt to second compartment; upper & lower boards ruled in gilt, top edge in gilt. A few minor marks to binding, the book in fine bright condition.

Profusely Illustrated with photographs and maps.

Regarded as one of the best historical guides to Ireland, The Shell Guide was compiled by Galway man Michael Morris Third Baron Lord Killanin and Dubliner Michael V Duignan Professor of Celtic Archaeology at University College Galway.

On publication Lord Killanin explained that they started work on the enormous tome about twelve years previously. Their objective was to create a fairly complete guide to Ireland covering the thirty-two counties.

A lovely gift edition.

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