McTERNAN, John C.
Title: Sligo Miscellany : A Chronicle of People, Places & Events of Other Days. First Edition in dusjacket
Publisher:  Avena Publications, Sligo, Ireland, 2000, ISBN:0952059487
Seller ID: 111693
McTERNAN, John C. A Sligo Miscellany : A Chronicle of People, Places & Events of Other Days. (Sligo, Ireland) : Avena Publications, 2000. First Edition. Pp (8),9-608. Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the third volume in the series "Olde Sligoe" and "In Sligo Long Ago". It is a compendium of miscellaneous material relating to Sligo's past from the 18th century onwards. Most of the contents have not been published in book formhithertofore, or have long since been out of print. Taken in conjunction with the other two volumes, it provides both the general reader and the local historian with a comprehensive insight into the everyday happenings as well as the more important historic events that helped to shape the Sligo of the past three centuries." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword; Sligo: An Introduction; 18th Century Echoes; Miscellany -1; Travellers' Tales; Census Returns; A Backward Look; Miscellany - 2; People: Eminent Sligonians of Yesteryear; Places: Rambles Here & There; The Way Things Were; Printing in Sligo; Miscellany - 3. Rear inner hinge cracked, else verygood in dustjacket. 115.00