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Sligo : land of Yeats desire : [its history, literature, folklore & landscapes]

Cowell, John (1912-2008)

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ISBN 10: 086278185X / ISBN 13: 9780862781859
Published by Dublin : O'Brien Press
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Fine copy in the original color-printed, stiff-card wrappers. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description; 192 p. : ill, maps, ports ; 24 cm. Notes; Includes index. index. Summary; John Cowell tells and relives the history, folklore and literature of his adoptive county, and takes the reader on eight guided tours of its scenery, relics and important buildings and places. Invaluable to the first-time visitor, this book will also delight those already familiar with the county, as it is a personal account from one who remembers the years of the "troubles" and grew up on the terrifying ghost stories and mind-bending superstitions of the Sligo people of W. B. Yeats' era. Subjects; Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939) - Homes and haunts - Ireland - Sligo (County). Sligo (Ireland : County) - History. Sligo (Ireland : County) - Description and travel. Sligo (Ireland) - History. Travel & holiday guides. Ireland. Travel / General. History / Europe / Great Britain. Genre; Illustrated. Hardcover Kg. 192 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 232895

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Title: Sligo : land of Yeats desire : [its history,...

Publisher: Dublin : O'Brien Press

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: First Edition.

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John Cowell tells and relives the history, folklore and literature of his adoptive county, and takes the reader on eight guided tours of its scenery, relics and important buildings and places. Invaluable to the first-time visitor, this book will also delight those already familiar with the county, as it is a personal account from one who remembers the years of the "troubles" and grew up on the terrifying ghost stories and mind-bending superstitions of the Sligo people of W. B. Yeats' era.

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