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Abandoned mansions of Ireland II : more portraits of forgotten stately homes / Tarquin Blake.

By: Blake, Tarquin.
Publisher: Cork : The Collins Press, 2012Description: ix, 338 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781848891555.Subject(s): Mansions -- Ireland -- History -- Pictorial works | Abandoned houses -- Ireland -- History -- Pictorial works | Upper class -- Dwellings -- Ireland -- History -- Pictorial works | Mansions -- Ireland -- History | Abandoned houses -- Ireland -- History | Upper class -- Dwellings -- Ireland -- HistoryDDC classification: 728.809415 Summary: "The Irish Country House has had a long and varied history. From their heyday in the early 1700s to the financial declines of the Great Famine, to their expensive 20th century upkeep, many have been left in ruins. Abandoned Mansions of Ireland 2, gathers mesmerizing images of these crumbling structures accompanied by the history of the houses and their occupants." - Copac
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Includes bibliographical references (page 336).

"The Irish Country House has had a long and varied history. From their heyday in the early 1700s to the financial declines of the Great Famine, to their expensive 20th century upkeep, many have been left in ruins. Abandoned Mansions of Ireland 2, gathers mesmerizing images of these crumbling structures accompanied by the history of the houses and their occupants." - Copac

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