Books on Irish History, Art & Design, Economics & Social Sciences, History and Culture.

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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

John Feehan, The Bogs of Ireland.

John Feehan, The Bogs of Ireland.

John Feehan, Grace O’Donovan, The Bogs of Ireland. An Introduction to the Natural, Cultural and Industrial Heritage of Irish Peatlands. First Edition, Dublin, University College Dublin, The Environmental Institute, 1996. 30 x 21 cm. xv, 518 pages. Illustrated with many colour and B&W photos, maps, diagrams and drawings. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Front free end paper was cleanly removed by previous owner, otherwise very good in very good dust jacket, now in archival jacket. Edges dust dulled.

The Bogs of Ireland is the first detailed account of all aspects of the heritage of Irish peatlands. It contains the first fully comprehensive account of their natural history, the first published history of peatland exploitation in Ireland and of the many-faceted cultural dimensions to the heritage of bogs. Superb colour plates illustrate the flora and fauna in particular, and the text is accompanied by a wealth of photographs, maps and diagrams. This book will be essential reading for all interested in any aspect of Ireland’s peatlands. (from the cover text)

This copy comes from the library of Irish writer Nuala O’Faolain. Gift copy from the author John Feehan.
Inscription on title page reads:

Nuala
with very best wishes
John


Our price: EUR 190,-- 

John Feehan, The Bogs of Ireland.
John Feehan, The Bogs of Ireland.
John Feehan, The Bogs of Ireland.

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