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Athlone

by  Harman Murtagh
€ 25.00

Book Details

Published by Royal Irish Academy

January 1994

Sheet map, folded

Number of pages: 25

ISBN: 9781874045137

Number 6 of the Irish Historic Tows Atlas series, this fascicle illustrates characteristic periods of Athlone’s cultural formation and its topographical history. It illuminates points in the development of a strategic town on the River Shannon in County Westmeath. The folder contains a coloured map; eight pages of black and white maps and plates and 16 pages of text where the history of over 700 sites are traced. 

About the authors

Harman Murtagh