Irish Heritage: The Landscape, the People and Their Work



Evans, E. Estyn. Irish Heritage – The Landscape. The People and their Work. With Illustrations by the author. Second Impression. Dundalk, W.Tempest / Dundalgan Press, 1942. Octavo. 190 pages. Original Hardcover. No dustjacket. Very good condition with some stronger signs of external wear. Rare ! Includes for example the following essays: The Real Ireland / How Ireland took shape / The Work of Man: Crops and Animals / The Irish Peasant House / The Interior [of the Irish] House: Fireside and Food / Village and Booley / Farm Buidlings / Seedtime / Harvest / Carts and Roads / Spades / Wood, Skin, Straw and Rush Work / The Bog / The Seashore / Festivals and Fairs: The Country Town / Some [irish] Customs and Beliefs: For example the writer mentions a bull-roarer from Cape Clear (Its Irish name is Clairin Buirthe) // Illustrations of Bullauns / Boyne Curragh / Dolmen / Tie of fir-rope (County Down) / Tools of a scollop thatcher / Creepie / County Armagh Cottage Hearth with Brace (Derryinver and Derrytrasna) / Milk churns / Wooden plough etc. etc. Bee-hive in Donluce (County Antrim) etc.



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