The Grand Tour of Beara.

By: Durrell Penelope and Kelly Cornelius

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Pictorial covers have a little light shelf rubbing to edges and corners , small crease on back top corner, generall a nice tight copy. The Beara Peninsular, County Cork, through the eyes of over fifty visitors. Theobold Wolfe Tone, Anthony Trollope, Rudyard Kippling, Virginia Woolf, Sean O'Faolain. These are just a few of the people who have travelled to Beara during the past four centuries and written about their experiences. This anthology brings together their accounts, along with those of forty-six other visitors. From a soldier at ehe Siege of Dunboy to the last man to serve as butler at Puxley's mansion. From an American missionary with a suitcase full of Irish-language Bibles to a plant collector for the Botanical Gardens in Dublin. Containing over four centuries of reminiscences, photographs, maps and drawings,, The Grand Tour of Beara provides a fascinating look at Beara as it was discovered by the outside world. (from back cover of book)

Title: The Grand Tour of Beara.

Author Name: Durrell Penelope and Kelly Cornelius

Categories: Irish History, Irish Interest, Travel, Cork, West Cork,

Publisher: Allihies, Beara, County Cork, Cailleach Books,: 2000

ISBN Number: 0953782301

ISBN Number 13: 9780953782307

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition: Used Good.

Seller ID: 007224

Keywords: IRELAND/IRISH INTEREST/IRISH HISTORY/BEARA/CO.CORK