KEE, ROBERT:Ireland. A History. The book of the major BBC/RTE Television Series. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1980 1st edition. Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 256pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 2005. Else a clean and tight copy. Based on the TV series, the book gives a history of Ireland from ancient times. The author traces the emergence of the various groups who have sought and held power and the mythology related to them and its influence on subsequent thinking.