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by Trevor Hart,Irish Georgian Society,Desmond FitzGerald,Desmond Guinness
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  • Author:
    Trevor Hart,Irish Georgian Society,Desmond FitzGerald,Desmond Guinness
  • ISBN:
    0955995302
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    978-0955995309
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    Image Publications Limited (October 2008)
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    280 pages
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by Trevor Hart (Photographer), Irish Georgian Society (Other Contributor), Desmond FitzGerald (Foreword), Desmond Guinness (Foreword) & 1 more.

by Trevor Hart (Photographer), Irish Georgian Society (Other Contributor), Desmond FitzGerald (Foreword), Desmond Guinness (Foreword) & 1 more.

The Irish Georgian Society aims to encourage an interest in and to promote the conservation of distinguished examples of architecture and the allied arts of all periods in Ireland. These aims are achieved by education and grants, planning participation, membership and fundraising.

The Hon. Desmond Walter Guinness (born 8 September 1931) is an Anglo-Irish author on Georgian Art and Architecture and a conservationist. He is the second son of the author and brewer Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne and Diana Mitford (later Lady Mosley). He was educated at Eton, Gordonstoun and Christ Church, Oxford. In 1958, he bought Leixlip Castle, Leixlip, County Kildare, Ireland, where he continues to live with his second wife, the former Penelope Cuthbertson, whom he married in 1984.

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Great Irish Houses (Hardback). Trevor Hart (photographer), The Knight of Glin (author), Desmond Guinness (author). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. The Irish Georgian Society is a membership organisation whose purpose is to promote awareness and the protection of Ireland's architectural heritage and decorative arts.

This years Irish Georgian Society Christmas Party took place in the. unique and atmospheric setting of 12 Henrietta Street on Saturday 7 December

This years Irish Georgian Society Christmas Party took place in the. unique and atmospheric setting of 12 Henrietta Street on Saturday 7 December.

Irish Houses & Castles by Desmond Guinness. Hardcover with dust jacket. Irish Houses and Castles by Desmond Guinness and William Ryan. NY: The Viking Press, 1971. 352 pp. In this book Desmond Guiness, President of the Irish Georgian Society, and his co-author William Ryan tell the history of Irish architecture from the period of the castle to Gothic revival. They describe each example ranging from Beaulieu (1660) to Glenveagh (1870) including the classical period (1725-50. Included are: Castletown, Powerscourt, Russborough and Carton.