Large format quarto bound in blue cloth and publisher’s dust-jacket, still in original shrink-wrap. 1,218 pages. Foreword by Frank McCourt. Illustrations (some color), maps (some color). Edition unknown, presumed first (2003). Thousands of entries arranged alphabetically. over 700 illustrations and maps [most in color], numerous biographies and articles on variegated aspects of Irish life, culture and history, with extensive cross-referencing and full index. A brand new copy still in publisher’s shrink wrap. New. A large, very heavy tome, Priority and International orders will require additional postage, calculated as close to actual cost as possible.