In the author's own words from thre preface - ''The book remains, a general guide which pays particular attention to antiquities and to things of historic, artistic and literary interest. The amin part of the guide is presented in the form of a gazetteer''- the subjects are grouped alphabetically by location, not by county.
Particularly strong on archaeology, and on field monuments and points of interest.
A full concise history of Ireland from earliest times to the 1960's opens the book.
With colour plates , and black and white photographs
Condition - moderate to heavy edgeear to teh covers, , the boarsd are bumped at the corners, and there is havey rubbing to the frontanad back corners, , bumps and staining to external covers also. Binding tight , internally clean, otherwise unmarked inside. Circular brown stain to base of spine.