"Historical Maps of Ireland", Swift, Michael
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 1999 (published)
Publication: Chartwell Books, Inc.
11.4 x 10 inches
29 x 25.4 cm
Charts the history of the Emerald Isle through cartography spanning three centuries of British rule, from the earliest representations of the map-makers art in the l6th century to the elegant charts of the l9th century when the Empire was at its most powerful. The introduction narrates the history of Ireland with detailed captions that give the history of each of the maps and the regions. 144 pp. Hardbound in illustrated cover and matching dust jacket.