Irvine—This name in Scotland is the anglicised form of M'Irvine, mostly found in the latter form in Aberdeen Co. The name in S.W. Scotland is a sept of the Picts of the Solway, called the Selgovia by Ptolemy, and the name was later Gaelicised, its form being Mac Eireamháin. The name is confused with Irwin in Ulster.
Alphabetical Index of Surnames
From a sad, comfortless childhood Giles Truelove developed into a reclusive and uncommunicative man whose sole passion was books. For so long they were the only meaning to his existence. But when fate eventually intervened to have the outside world intrude upon his life, he began to discover emotions that he never knew he had.
A story for the genuine booklover, penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St. John Featherstonehaugh.
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