St Patrick’s City: The Story of Armagh (Alf McCreary)

St Patrick’s City: The Story of Armagh (Alf McCreary) soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: Belfast: The Blackstaff Press, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Colour frontispiece;

From the cover: I am Patrick, a sinner, most unlearned, the least of all the faithful, utterly despised by many

These opening words of St. Patricks Confession provide an insight into the heart and mind of this extraordinary Christian from Roman Uritain who became the national saint of Ireland.

This book sets out to discover the real St. Patrick from his own writings, which arc included in full at the end of the volume, and to separate fact from fiction. Did St. Patrick really banish the snakes from Ireland, did he use the shamrock to teach the people about the Holy Trinity, did he visit every church and holy well in Ir…

Near Fine in Near Fine Dustwrapper. Previous owners’ name, mayor or Armagh, to the first blank.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 252 pages. Index. 10¾” x 8″.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Local History catalogue?

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