An absorbing mixture of family, social , urban and business history, this unique memoir tells the story of the family who ran one of Dublin's best loved wine and food businesses.
The story starts in Scotland, wherge Alexander Findlater was a friend of Robbie Burns, the poet, before moving to Ireland. The author, alex Findlatershows how the family gradually became epart of national life, expanding their interests into brewing, retail grocery, and music halls, as welll as taking part in political and social life. The book, a hardcover, first edition, published by AA Farmar , 2001, is illustrated throughout fromm a unique archive of materials dating back to the firm;s foundation in 1823 and earlier.
Light creasing to the top edge of the spine.