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Somerville-Large, Peter

Overview
Works: 42 works in 156 publications in 3 languages and 3,275 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Biography  Fiction  Aerial photographs  Aerial views 
Roles: Author, Composer, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6069.O43, 823.914
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Irish eccentrics : a selection by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland's history has long been illuminated, and enlivened, by bizarre, colourful, extravagant, unfettered individuals: ripe country-house eccentrics, saints, scholars, bucks and hell-rakes, duellists, abductors, rhymers and miracle-makers. These factual and fascinating biographical sketches make for 'delightful reading' (Frank Muir). First published in 1975 this new edition includes fresh material and is now in its second printing. Reviews of the 1975 edition: 'Mr Somerville-Large writes with elan and erudition' -- Tim Heald, The Times. 'A delightful compendium of sheer nuttiness. If, as soci
A living dog by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The minor pilferings of antiques from his old aunt are the beginning of an involvement in a major theft, blackmail, and even murer for an inpecunious Irish school teacher
Legendary Ireland by Tom Kelly( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sites visited include the visionary tomb of Newgrange in the Boyne Valley, the Rock of Cashel, the Stone Circle of Dun Beacon, and the surreal landscape of the Clare Burren. Historical events are remembered as the author weaves the threads of Irish fact and folklore together
Ireland from the air by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland : the living landscape by Tom Kelly( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered internationally as Ireland's greatest photographer, Tom Kelly reveals an Irish landscape in flux between the misty land of shifting light and soft colors, and a place where economic realities are evident in the contours of the land. Divided into a sequence of landscape categorizations, such as Water, Land, Sea, Stone, and Plants, and entitled with poetry by Seamus Heaney, these images are arranged in counter-point with the text's emphasis on the seasonal cycles
The coast of West Cork by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cappaghglass by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish country house : a social history by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary Ireland by Tom Kelly( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1854-2004 : the story of the National Gallery Of Ireland by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish voices : fifty years of Irish life, 1916-1966 by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribes and tribulations: a journey in republican Yemen by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland's islands : landscape, life, and legends by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dublin, the fair city by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish voices : an informal history, 1916-1966 by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caviar Coast by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dublin : the first thousand years by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mount Street Club : Dublin's unique response to unemployment, 1934-present by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hang glider by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the navel of the world : yaks and unheroic travels in Nepal and Tibet by Peter Somerville-Large( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Legendary Ireland
Alternative Names
Large, Peter S.- 1928-

Large Peter Somerville-

サマヴィル・ラージ, ピーター

Languages
English (125)

German (2)

Japanese (2)

Covers
Legendary IrelandIreland from the airIreland : the living landscapeThe coast of West CorkLiterary Ireland1854-2004 : the story of the National Gallery Of IrelandIrish voices : fifty years of Irish life, 1916-1966Ireland's islands : landscape, life, and legendsIrish voices : an informal history, 1916-1966