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6 edition of A book of Ireland found in the catalog.

A book of Ireland

by Frank O"Connor

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Irish authors,
    • Ireland

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Frank O"Connor [pseud.]
      SeriesCollins national anthologies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8835 .O3 1960
      The Physical Object
      Pagination384 p.
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5817767M
      LC Control Number61002753
      OCLC/WorldCa1393159

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      The Book of Durrow is a medieval illuminated manuscript gospel book in the Insular script style. It was probably created between and The place of creation may perhaps have been Durrow Abbey in Ireland or a monastery in Northumbria in northeastern England (where the monastery at Lindisfarne would be the likely candidate) or perhaps Iona Abbey in western Scotland—the place of origin. I'm afraid Rick Steves doesn't rate very highly with a lot of locals and regulars on this forum. I'm a fan of Lonely Planet guides and I like their Ireland Guide. I think it's particularly suited to the more independent traveller who wants to stray a little from well worn tourist trails and get under the surface of things.


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