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150 Years of Architecture in Ireland: RIAI, 1839-1989

Graby, John (Edited by) (Seamus Heaney, Myles na gCopaleen et al)

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ISBN 10: 0950462837 / ISBN 13: 9780950462837
Published by RIAI, Dublin, 1989
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
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1989. 129pp. B&W images. Contents include: The Foundation and Early Years of the RIAI, by Frederick O' Dwyer; The RIAI's International Role, 1839-1989, by Padraig Murray; Sir Richard Morrison--A Biographical Sketch, by Edward McParland; Some Irish Writers on Architecture in the Early 20th Century, by Sean Rothery; Architectural Education, by Myles na gCopaleen; Irish Church Architecture 1839-1989, by Richard Hurley; Conservation and the RIAI, by Patrick Shaffrey; Brief Lives, Long Practices -- Irish Architectural Dynasties, by Matthew J. McDermott; From Maecenas to MacAlpine by Seamus Heaney; and a list of RIAI awards; and foot notes and appendices, et. al. Book has gilt titles to spine and gilt decoration to upper board. Slight spots to upper boad. Otherwise, boards, pages and contents are in NF condition with no inscriptions. Size: 12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # Ireland168

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Title: 150 Years of Architecture in Ireland: RIAI, ...

Publisher: RIAI, Dublin

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Blue Cloth Hardback

Book Condition: Very Good Plus

Edition: First Edition.

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Graby, John, Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. 150 years of Architecture in Ireland. RIAI, 1839-1989. Dublin, RIAI : Eblana Editions, 1989. 31 cm. 129 pages. Illustrations in black and white throughout. Original hardcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Includes essays by Seamus Heaney and Myles na gCopaleen (Flann O'Brien). Includes for example the following essays: 'A House in the Square - A History of 8 Merrion Square' (Sean O'Reilly); 'Some Irish Writers on Architecture in the Early 20th Century' (Sean Rothery); 'From Maecenas to MacAlpine' (Seamus Heaney); 'Architectural Education' (Myles na gCopaleen'; 'Irish Church Architecture 1839-1989' (Richard Hurley) etc.

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