Plantation Acres. The Irish Land Surveyor and his Maps (1985)
Book ID: 64727
Plantation Acres. An Historical Study of the Irish Land Surveyor and his Maps. Ulster Historical Foundation, 1985. First Edition. Pp xxiv, 462. Red cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. A fine bright copy.
Illustrated with plates & tables.
A definitive account of the Irish Surveyors and their activities from the later Middle Ages to the advent of the Ordnance Survey in the mid-nineteenth century.
Chapters include: Surveying without maps; controllers of the admeasurements; owners and tenants; portraying the landscape; remaking the landscape; heads of their profession; taxes and tithes; etc.
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