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Belfast, part II

 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 17, Belfast, part II

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 17, Belfast, part II by Stephen A. Royle (2007) represents the next in the series of Irish Historic Towns Atlas. This atlas follows Belfast, part I, to 1840 so concludes Belfast in the atlas series. It includes:

Text

  • a topographical information section that lists historical and archaeological details of over 8000 sites and an essay, all tracing the development of the city from 1840 to 1900.

Maps

  • a map with over 200 historical sites plotted and indexed. Colour and symbols are imposed on a modern base so the reader can walk the streets of Belfast with a view to the past (can also be bought seperately) Belfast c. 1600 to c. 1900: the making of the modern city
  • maps showing Belfast in 1848, 1851, 1860, 1884 and 1900;
  • a large colour reconstruction of the city in c. 1830
  • Insurrance maps from 1887 and 1898;
  • various Ordnance Survey maps showing Belfast in 1858 and in its surroundings (1864–5) and the modern city;
  • a number of smaller black and white maps, which illustrate the text section.

Plates

  • late nineteenth-century photographs of Belfast;
  • 2 aerial views.

IRISH HISTORIC TOWNS ATLAS No. 17 Belfast, part II: 1 coloured map 914 mm x 812 mm; 2 pages of coloured maps 1215 mm x 812 mm; 7 pages of coloured maps and plates 410 mm x 305 mm; 5 pages of black-and-white maps and plates and 90 pages of text 410 mm x 305 mm; in a folder 410 mm x 305 mm. Price €35.

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