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Between the Mountains and the Sea free pdf Dublin city is blessed in its location, between the splendid Dublin/Wicklow mountains and the beautiful Dublin bay, and in this setting the hinterland of the city has grown over the centuries into a rich heritage of inner and outer suburbs as important as the city centre itself. In this book, Pearson tells of the geographical, economic and social history of this area, its famous inhabitants, its agricultural development, methods of transport, sport and recreational aspects, but most of all he details the architectural heritage of the county which is studded with riches from many different eras, and with the most desirable homes in the country. Illustrated with over 700 photographs, old prints, maps, etchings.

About Peter Pearson

Peter Pearson is an historian, conservationist and noted artist with a lifelong commitment to the protection and enhancement of Ireland's architectural heritage. He has attended demolitions of many great houses, rescuing their decorative period features, in the process amassing a vast body of knowledge on the crafts, social and economic history of places throughout Ireland. He has written and contributed to many books and publications. He initiated the Drimnagh Castle Restoration Project and has worked with An Taisce and the Irish Georgian Society and is a founder member of the Dublin Civic Trust, a member of the Heritage Council and an honorary life member of the Dun Laoghaire Historical Society. Born in 1955, Peter was educated at Kingstown School and Trinity College Dublin. Peter now lives with his wife and two sons in County Wexford. He has written the bestselling Between the Mountains and the Sea, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County, which details the architectural heritage of the county, and The Heart of Dublin, published in 2000, which charts the origins and planning of Dublin's streetscapes from early times to the present day. His latest book, Decorative Dublin is a beautifully illustrated account of the many decorative elements to be found on Dublin's streets and in its buildings.

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Author : Peter Pearson
Publisher : O'Brien Press Ltd
Data Published : 14 September 2007
ISBN : 086278977X
EAN : 9780862789770
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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