Leinster, Munster and Connaught. Illustrated and with a Map.
London, Robert Hale Limited, . 14.4 cm x 22.2 cm. Frontispiece, VIII, 296 pages. With forty-eight plates of photographs and one fold-out map. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Excellent condition. Dustjacket has very minor fraying. [The County Book Series].
Includes for example the following chapters: County Dublin / Kerry / Mayo and Sligo / Galway / The Midlands etc.
″As he roams across the countryside, he touches upon every aspect of Irish life: it’s architecture, its people, its scenery, its stormy history, its great legends, its birds and beasts and abundant flora…combining all into a complete and living picture of Eire past and present.” (From jacket notes)
Frank O’Connor was an Irish writer of over 150 works, best known for his short stories and memoirs. The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award is named in his honour. (Wikipedia)