In Ruins: Once Great Houses of Ireland

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9780002163477: In Ruins: Once Great Houses of Ireland

A new, revised edition of a collection of photographs which reveal the haunting ruins of Ireland. The once great houses and castles, designed by the most accomplished architects of their day for the Anglo-Irish aristocracy, bear witness to a troubled history of civil war, famine, land acts and private bankruptcy. Duncan McLaren's text weaves history and hearsay into one, and the romantic beauty and mystery of the surrounding landscape are captured in 70 duotones by Simon Marsden.

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Simon Marsden was an internationally acclaimed photographer of the fantastic and supernatural who turned the photography of buildings and landscapes into his own art form. He lived in an old rectory on the Lincolnshire Wolds with his wife and family. He died in January 2012.

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Marsden, Simon : McLaren, Duncan
Published by Collins (1980)
ISBN 10: 0002163470 ISBN 13: 9780002163477
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Book Description Collins, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110002163470

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