Topography of Ireland by Giraldis Cambrensis (1951)
Book ID: 65908
The First Version of The Topography of Ireland by Giraldis Cambrensis. Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 1951. Pp, 121. A nice bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.
Illustrated with five plates.
An account of the landscape and people of Ireland written by Gerald of Wales around 1188, soon after the Norman invasion of Ireland. It was the longest and most influential work on Ireland circulating in the Middle Ages, and its direct influence endured into the early modern period