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Yeats-Celtic-Twlight
W.B. YEATS: The Celtic Twilight. Inscribed copy.
The Celtic Twilight. With frontispiece ‘The Last Gleeman’ by John B. Yeats facing title. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. First edition. First issue. pp. xii, 212. Green ribbed cloth, spine evenly faded…
2,750.00
Yeats-Poems
YEATS, W.B. Poems.
Poems. Portrait frontispiece of a young Yeats. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. pp. xv, 322, [1]. Dark blue cloth, with gilt floral design by Althea Gyles on covers and  spine. Presentation inscription on…
375.00
Harry-Houdini
Harry Houdini – Autographed headed note paper from his NYC residence.
Houdini purchased a four story brownstone building located at 278, West 113th Street Manhattan, New York City in 1904. The building served as Houdini’s home and base of operation up until his…
1,000.00
Edward-Young
Edward Young. The Works of the author of the Night-Thoughts.
OUNG, Edward. The Works of the author of the Night-Thoughts. Revised and corrected by himself. Frontispiece. Three volumes. London: Dodsley, etc. 1792. Bound in contemporary tree calf with a red goatskin backstrip. Covers…
1,250.00
oscar-wilde
Wilde, Oscar: Sebastian Melmoth.
London: Humphreys, 1904. First. Sm. Quarto. pp. [iv], 223. Bookplate on front pastedown. Bound by Hatchards of Picadilly in cont. half brown morocco gilt, light brown linen covers, brown silk marker. Original wrappers…
475.00
Chandler
CHANDLER, Edward: Photography in Ireland Limited Edition
LIMITED TO 30 COPIES ONLY IN A FINE BINDING CHANDLER, Edward. Photography in Ireland. The Nineteenth Century. Illustrated. Dublin: De Burca, 2001. Folio. pp. xii, 44 (plates), 134. Bound in full black morocco…
850.00
Baker, C.A. Souvenir of Ninety-Four (Australian and Malayan)
Baker, C.A. Souvenir of Ninety-Four (Australian and Malayan).
Gift Battle-Planes which helped us to Victory, August 4th 1914 to November 11th 1918 London: The Field Press, 1920. 4to. pp. [x], 148. Limited edition printed for private circulation only. The titlepage drawn…
675.00
Michael Collins’ Own Story. Told to Hayden Talbot.
TALBOT, Hayden: Michael Collins’ Own Story. Told to Hayden Talbot.
TALBOT, Hayden. With an introduction by Éamonn de Búrca. Dublin: De Búrca, November, 2012. pp. 256, plus index. Full buckram gilt. In pictorial dust jacket. The American journalist Hayden Talbot first met Michael…
45.00
The Sweeney Guide to the Irish Turf from 1501-2001 [LIMITED EDITION]
SWEENEY, Tony: The Sweeney Guide to the Irish Turf from 1501-2001 [LIMITED EDITION]
SWEENEY, Tony & Annie, & HYLAND, Francis. Owners, Trainers, Jockeys, Sires, Records, Great Races, Flat & Jumping, Places of Sport, Past & Present, The Dish Spiced with Anecdotes, Facts, Fancies. Profusely illustrated with…
1,650.00
The Dolmens of Ireland.
BORLASE, William G: The Dolmens of Ireland.
BORLASE, William G. Their distribution, structural characteristics, and affinities in other countries; together with the folk-lore attaching to them; supplemented by considerations on the anthropology, ethnology, and traditions of the Irish people. With…
295.00
BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland - Special edition limited to 15 sets
BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland – Special edition limited to 15 sets
BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland. Their distribution, structural characteristics, and affinities in other countries; together with the folk-lore attaching to them; supplemented by considerations on the anthropology, ethnology, and traditions of…
1,250.00
Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters.
Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters.
O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Annála Ríoghachta Éireann – Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters. From the earliest times to the year 1616. Edited from the manuscript in the Royal…
865.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. Poems and Plays.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. Poems and Plays.
By Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. To which is prefixed, the Life of the Author. With engraved medallion portrait of Goldsmith. Dublin: Printed for Wm. Wilson, 1777. pp. [4], xi, [1], 328. Possibly bound…
765.00
HUNTER, Robert. The Racing Calendar for the Year 1826. Volume the Thirty-seventh.
HUNTER, Robert. The Racing Calendar for the Year 1826. Volume the Thirty-seventh.
Dublin: Printed for the Proprietor by James Daly, and Sold at the Publisher’s Office, No. 2, North Cumberland-street, 1827. 12mo. pp. li, [1], 135, [1]. Contemporary full red morocco elaborately tooled in…
235.00
MUSGRAVE, Sir Richard. Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland from the Arrival of the English.
MUSGRAVE, Sir Richard. Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland from the Arrival of the English.
A Particular Detail of that which Broke Out the XXIID of May 1798. With a History of the Conspiracy which preceded it. To this edition is added A Concise History of the Reformation…
475.00
O'FAOLÁIN, Eileen. The Children of Crooked Castle.
O’FAOLÁIN, Eileen. The Children of Crooked Castle.
An Irish Fairy Story. Illustrated. Dublin: Browne and Nolan, n.d. (c.1949). Blue faded cloth, title in red on upper cover and along spine. A good copy.
125.00
STEWART, Robert. Autograph letter signed from Robert Stewart to Dr. Frazer.
STEWART, Robert. Autograph letter signed from Robert Stewart to Dr. Frazer.
STEWART, Robert. Autograph letter signed from Robert Stewart to Dr. Frazer. Two pages octavo written on both sides. In this letter he discusses books, autograph letters and relics: “P.S. I dare…
375.00
WEST, Rev. Mark. Sermons on Different Subjects.
WEST, Rev. Mark. Sermons on Different Subjects.
Sermons on Different Subjects … by the Gospel in all Good Christians. With list of subscribers. Dublin: Marchbank, 1785. pp. xvi, 390 + errata. Bound by William McKenzie of Dublin in contemporary olive-green…
875.00
BOOK OF FENAGH
[BOOK OF FENAGH] The Book of Fenagh in Irish and English, originally compiled by St. Caillin, Archbishop, Abbot and Founder of Fenagh, alias Dunbally of Moy-Rein, tempore St. Patricii
[BOOK OF FENAGH] The Book of Fenagh in Irish and English, originally compiled by St. Caillin, Archbishop, Abbot and Founder of Fenagh, alias Dunbally of Moy-Rein, tempore St. Patricii; with the contractions resolved…
475.00
LYTTON, Sir Edward Bulwer.
LYTTON, Sir Edward Bulwer.
Ernest Maltravers, or, The Eleusinia. With frontispiece. London: Chapman and Hall, 1851. pp. (1) xi, [1], 276 (2) viii, 312 (double column). Bound by Marcus Ward in contemporary full red calf. Covers framed…
375.00
SEWARD, Wm. Wenman Esq. Topographia Hibernica.
SEWARD, Wm. Wenman Esq. Topographia Hibernica.
Topographia Hibernica; or the Topography of Ireland, Antient and Modern. Giving a complete view of the Civil and Ecclesiastical State of that Kingdom; With its Antiquities, Natural Curiosities; Trade, Manufacturers, Extent and Population…
575.00
YEATS, W.B. Three Things. (SIGNED COPY)
YEATS, W.B. Three Things. (SIGNED COPY)
Illustrated with colophon and a coloured drawing by Gilbert Spencer. London: Faber & Faber, 1929. pp. 11. Large paper edition, signed by W.B. Yeats, limited to 500 copies (No. 456). Light blue…
950.00
DERRICKE, John. The Image of Irelande with a Discoverie of Woodkerne.
DERRICKE, John. The Image of Irelande with a Discoverie of Woodkerne.
With an introduction, translation and glossary by David B. Quin. Preface by Liam Miller and foreword by John A. Gamble. With twelve folding woodcut illustrations. Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1985. Quarto. pp. xxx, 220…
295.00
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GIMLETTE, Thomas. The History of the Huguenot Settlers in Ireland
The History of the Huguenot Settlers in Ireland, and Other Literary Remains. Bound with: The French Settlers in Ireland. The Settlement in Waterford. The Feuds of the Bishops of Waterford and Lismore, under…
575.00
HOUSTON, Mrs. Twenty Years in The Wild West.
HOUSTON, Mrs. Twenty Years in The Wild West.
Twenty Years in The Wild West; or, Life in Connaught. London: John Murray, 1879. pp. xii, 288, 32 (publisher’s list). Pictorial cloth. Signature of Isaac Latimer, dated Feb. 1880 on half title…
875.00
KNOTT, Mary John. Two Months at Kilkee.
KNOTT, Mary John. Two Months at Kilkee.
Two Months at Kilkee, a Watering Place in the County Clare, near the mouth of the Shannon, with an Account of a Voyage down that river from Limerick to Kilrush, and Sketches of…
285.00
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POWERSCOURT, Seventh Viscount. Muniments of the Ancient Saxon Family of Wingfield.
Compiled by Mervyn Edward, Seventh Viscount Powerscourt, from the Archives in the British Museum, College of Arms, and Records Office, Dublin, and from other sources. Illustrated with family portraits, monuments, tombs, castles, deeds…
3,750.00
COULTER, Henry. The West of Ireland: its Existing Condition, and Prospects.
COULTER, Henry. The West of Ireland: its Existing Condition, and Prospects.
Illustrated with thirty-four lithographic plates (some coloured) and one folding map. Dublin: Hodges & Smith, 1862. pp. xii, 372, 20 (adverts). Pebbled green cloth, title in gilt on spine, Hibernia and Britannia in…
475.00
LUGAR, Arthur. Architectural Sketches for Cottages.
LUGAR, Arthur. Architectural Sketches for Cottages.
Architectural Sketches for Cottages, Rural Dwellings and Villas. In the Grecian, Gothic, and fancy styles, with plans, suitable to persons of genteel life and moderate fortune: preceded by some observations on scenery and…
1,250.00
PARR, Richard / [MARSHALL, Thomas] The Life of the Most Reverend Father in God James Usher.
PARR, Richard / [MARSHALL, Thomas] The Life of the Most Reverend Father in God James Usher.
The Life of the Most Reverend Father in God James Usher, Late Lord Archbishop of Armagh, Primate and Metropolitan of all Ireland. With a Collection of Three Hundred Letters, between the said Lord…
1,250.00
SCALE, Bernard. An Hibernian Atlas; or, General Description of the Kingdom of Ireland.
SCALE, Bernard. An Hibernian Atlas; or, General Description of the Kingdom of Ireland.
Divided into Provinces; with its sub-divisions of Counties, Baronies, &c. Shewing their Boundaries, Extent, Soil, Produce, Contents, Measure, Members of Parliament, and Number of Inhabitants; also the Cities, Boroughs, Villages, Mountains, Bogs…
2,250.00
DUFT, Johannes & MEYER, Peter. The Irish Miniatures in the Abbey Library of St. Gall.
DUFT, Johannes & MEYER, Peter. The Irish Miniatures in the Abbey Library of St. Gall.
With 19 plates in colour and 24 in mono. Berne: Urs Graf-Verlag, 1954. Large quarto. Bound in full pigskin with Celtic design blind tooling. Edition limited to 600 copies. A very good copy…
2,275.00
[SAINT ÆTHELWOLD] The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold.
SAINT ÆTHELWOLD. The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold.
Two volumes. London: The Folio Society, 2001. Quarto. Bound in full brown morocco by Smith Settle over bevelled boards, blocked in gilt on upper cover and spine. Calligraphy by John Andrew. With handmade…
575.00
A History of Irish Flags from earliest times.
HAYES-McCOY, G.A: A History of Irish Flags from earliest times.
HAYES-McCOY, G.A. Profusely illustrated. Dublin: Academy, 1979. Quarto. pp. 240. Brown arlen, title in black on spine. A fine copy in very good dust jacket. Since the dawn of Irish history, numerous wars…
225.00
The Bookshop on the Quay.
LYNCH, Patricia: The Bookshop on the Quay.
LYNCH, Patricia. The Bookshop on the Quay. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. London: Dent, 1956. First edition. pp. vi, 186. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in priceclipped pictorial dust…
175.00
WRIGHT, Thomas. Esq. The History of Ireland.
WRIGHT, Thomas. Esq. The History of Ireland.
WRIGHT, Thomas. Esq. The History of Ireland from the earliest period of the Irish Annals to the Present Time. Illustrated with beautiful steel engravings, from original drawings, executed expressly for the work by…
285.00
AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland.
AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland.
AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connamara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc. Illustrated with large coloured frontispiece and numerous other illustrations by…
175.00
CARR, John Esq. The Stranger in Ireland.
CARR, John Esq. The Stranger in Ireland.
CARR, John Esq. The Stranger in Ireland A Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of that Country, in the year 1805. With 16 folding hand-coloured aquatints and engraved map of the Lakes of Killarney…
2,350.00
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA -The Life and Exploits of Don Quixote de la Mancha.
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA -The Life and Exploits of Don Quixote de la Mancha.
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA (Miguel de). The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the Original Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, by Charles Jarvis, Esq. Now Carefully…
1,250.00
A Collection of Broadsides & Pamphlets from the renowned Closet Press at Trinity College.
A Collection of Broadsides & Pamphlets from the renowned Closet Press at Trinity College.
[CLOSET PRESS] A Collection of Broadsides and Pamphlets from the renowned Closet Press at Trinity College, Dublin: 1. [SPECIMEN] Specimen of Printing Types barely available at Trinity Closet Press. Dublin: Printed at the…
2,350.00
Fine Binding - The Book of Common Prayer.
Fine Binding. The Book of Common Prayer.
[COMMON PRAYER] The Book of Common Prayer. The Coronation Prayer Book. Oxford: At the University Press and sold by John and Edward Bumpus, Ltd. Booksellers to the King, 30 Oxford Street, W., 1911…
275.00
Illuminated Address to James Hurst, Esq.
Illuminated Address to James Hurst, Esq.
[ILLUMINATED ADDRESS] Illuminated Address to James Hurst, Esq., Secretary Sunday’s Well Boating & Tennis Club, on the occasion of his marriage. There are two hand-painted illuminated leaves and four leaves with names…
1,250.00
MILTON, Thomas. The Seats and Demesnes of the Nobility and Gentry of Ireland.
MILTON, Thomas. The Seats and Demesnes of the Nobility and Gentry of Ireland.
MILTON, Thomas. The Seats and Demesnes of the Nobility and Gentry of Ireland, In a Collection of the most interesting and Picturesque Views, Engraved by Thomas Milton, from Drawings by the most Eminent…
1,465.00
TODD, Rev. Descriptive Remarks on Illuminations in Certain Ancient Irish Manuscripts.
TODD, Rev. Descriptive Remarks on Illuminations in Certain Ancient Irish Manuscripts.
TODD, Rev. James Henthorn. Descriptive Remarks on Illuminations in Certain Ancient Irish Manuscripts. Illustrated with four chromolithic coloured plates depicting an illuminated folio from the Book of Kells, Garland of Howth, and the…
345.00
[SAINT ULTAN] Leabhar Ultáin. The Book of Saint Ultan.
SAINT ULTAN. Leabhar Ultáin. The Book of Saint Ultan.
[SAINT ULTAN] Leabhar Ultáin. The Book of Saint Ultan. A collection of pictures and poems by Irish artists and writers, compiled and arranged by Katherine MacCormack with numerous illustrations. Dublin: The Candle Press…
475.00
Old Waterford: Its History and Antiquities.
Old Waterford: Its History and Antiquities.
ATKINS, Ringrose. Old Waterford: Its History and Antiquities. A Lecture by Ringrose Atkins, M.A., M.D. Delivered under the auspices of the Waterford and South Eastern Archaeological Society, in the City Hall…
165.00
CARTE AND CAREW PAPERS
CARTE AND CAREW PAPERS
[CARTE AND CAREW PAPERS] Report to the Right Honourable The Master of the Rolls Upon the Carte and Carew Papers in the Bodleian and Lambeth Libraries. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green…
275.00
D'ALTON, John. The History of Ireland (Hand-Coloured Set)
D’ALTON, John. The History of Ireland (Hand-Coloured Set)
D’ALTON, John. The History of Ireland. From the earliest period to the year 1245, when The Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a…
1,250.00
The History of the Irish Citizen Army.
The History of the Irish Citizen Army.
FOX, R.M. The History of the Irish Citizen Army. Frontispiece. Dublin: Duffy, 1943. First edition. pp. ix, 241. Green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Owner’s signature on…
85.00
KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English.
KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English.
KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With an introduction by A.C. Benson. Illustrated by E. Geddes. Reproduced from a manuscript written, designed and illuminated…
2,750.00
[MacCARTHY REAGH, Count] Catalogue des Livres Rares et Précieux.
MacCARTHY REAGH, Count. Catalogue des Livres Rares et Précieux.
[MacCARTHY REAGH, Count] Catalogue des Livres Rares et Précieux de la Bibliothèque de Feu M. Le Comte de Mac-Carthy Reagh. Bound with: Ordre des Vacations de la Vente des Livres Rares et Précieux…
1,475.00
The Case of Ireland's Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England.
The Case of Ireland’s Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England.
MOLYNEUX, William. The Case of Ireland’s Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England, Stated. Dublin: Printed by Joseph Ray, and are to be Sold at his Shop in Skinner-Row, 1698. 12mo…
650.00
MOORE, Thomas. Moore's Irish Melodies. Illustrated by Daniel Maclise.
MOORE, Thomas. Moore’s Irish Melodies. Illustrated by Daniel Maclise.
MOORE, Thomas. Moore’s Irish Melodies. Illustrated by Daniel Maclise. London: Longmans, 1866. Small quarto. pp. 270. Superbly bound in full green hard-grained morocco over bevelled boards. Covers with elaborate gilt tooling to…
475.00
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[Musical Instruments] – The Irish and Highland Harps & English and Irish Instruments.
ARMSTRONG, Robert Bruce. Musical Instruments. Part I. The Irish and Highland Harps. Part II. English and Irish Instruments. Illustrated with facsimiles, music, plates and portraits. Edinburgh: Printed by T. and A. Constable, 1904/1908…
950.00
PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses.
PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses.
PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses. Illustrated. Foreword by T.C. Murray. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1930. Oblong quarto. pp. [29]. Cream coarse…
950.00
REILY, Hugh - Ireland's Case Briefly Stated.
REILY, Hugh – Ireland’s Case Briefly Stated.
REILY, Hugh. Ireland’s Case Briefly Stated; or, A Summary Account of the Most Remarkable Transactions in that Kingdom since the Reformation. In two parts. Bound with Bishop Plunket’s speech. [Paris? or…
875.00
THOMAS HIBERNICUS. Flores Omnium Fere Doctorum.
THOMAS HIBERNICUS. Flores Omnium Fere Doctorum.
THOMAS HIBERNICUS. Flores Omnium Fere Doctorum. Venetiis: ad Signum Spei 1550. 16mo. 542 leaves. Roman letter, italic sidenotes, woodcut printer’s device. Later vellum parchment, titled in ink on spine. A very good…
675.00
[TRENCH, C.J.] Plans of Cottages for Agricultural Labourers in Ireland.
TRENCH, C.J. Plans of Cottages for Agricultural Labourers in Ireland.
[TRENCH, C.J.] Plans of Cottages for Agricultural Labourers in Ireland. Dublin: 1868. Folio. pp. [2], 6, 9 (plates). Limp cloth. Title in gilt on upper cover. Small ink stain and some…
465.00
USSHER, James. A Speech Delivered in the Castle-chamber at Dublin.
USSHER, James. A Speech Delivered in the Castle-chamber at Dublin.
USSHER, James. A Speech Delivered in the Castle-chamber at Dublin, the XXII. of November, Anno 1622. At the Censuring of certaine Officers, who refused to take the Oath of Supremacie. By James Bishop…
465.00
USSHER, James. Britannicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates.
USSHER, James. Britannicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates.
USSHER, James. Britannicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates. Quibus inserta est pestiferæ adversùs Dei gratiam à Pelagio Britanno in Ecclesiam inductæ Hæreseos Historia. Ad Britannicarum Antiquitatum Collectanea Appendix Gemina. Dublin: Ex Officiná Typographicá Societatis Bibliopolarum, 1639…
1,500.00
USSHER, James. Gravissimae Quaestionis, de Christianarum Ecclesiarum.
USSHER, James. Gravissimae Quaestionis, de Christianarum Ecclesiarum.
USSHER, James. Gravissimae Quaestionis, de Christianarum Ecclesiarum, in Occidentispraesertim paribs, Ab Apostolorum Temporibus, ad nostram … Historica Explicatio. Editio Secunda. Hanoviae: Typis Haeredum Aubrianorum, 1658. pp. [vxi], 456. Nineteenth century half calf over…
475.00
USSHER, James. An Answer to a Challenge made by a Jesuite in Ireland.
USSHER, James. An Answer to a Challenge made by a Jesuite in Ireland.
USSHER, James. An Answer to a Challenge made by a Jesuite in Ireland. Wherein the Judgement of Antiquity in the points questioned is truly delivered, and the Noveltie of the now Romish Doctrine…
675.00
WALSH, Peter A Prospect of The State of Ireland from The Year of the World 1756 to The Year of Christ 1652.
WALSH, Peter A Prospect of The State of Ireland from The Year of the World 1756 to The Year of Christ 1652.
WALSH, Peter A Prospect of The State of Ireland from The Year of the World 1756 to The Year of Christ 1652. Written by P.W. London: Printed for Johanna Broom at the…
685.00
WARE, Sir James. De Hibernia & Antiquitatibus ejus Disquisitiones.
WARE, Sir James. De Hibernia & Antiquitatibus ejus Disquisitiones.
WARE, Sir James. De Hibernia & Antiquitatibus ejus Disquisitiones. In quibus, Praeter ea quae de Hiberniâ antiquâ explicantur, Mores & Consuetudines Hibernorum, tàm veterum, quàm mediorum temporum, describuntur. Unà cum formâ Imperii eorum…
675.00
WARE, Sir James [and HARRIS, Walter]. The Whole Works of Sir James Ware concerning Ireland, Revised and improved.
WARE, Sir James [and HARRIS, Walter]. The Whole Works of Sir James Ware concerning Ireland, Revised and improved.
WARE, Sir James [and HARRIS, Walter]. The Whole Works of Sir James Ware concerning Ireland, Revised and improved. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. Containing the History of the Bishops of that Kingdom and…
2,750.00
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The History of Ireland, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
BARLOW, S. The History of Ireland, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time; Embracing also a statistical and geographical account of that Kingdom; forming together a complete view of its past and…
385.00
ANNESLEY, The Earl. Beautiful and Rare Trees and Plants.
ANNESLEY, The Earl. Beautiful and Rare Trees and Plants.
ANNESLEY, The Earl. Beautiful and Rare Trees and Plants. With seventy illustrations from photographs taken at Castlewellan. London: Country Life, n.d. (c.1903). Quarto. pp. 97, 70 (plates). Edition limited to three…
575.00
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. A Treatise of the Art of War.
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. A Treatise of the Art of War.
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. A Treatise of the Art of War: Dedicated to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty. With engraved plates. London: in the Savoy, by T.N. for Henry Herringham, 1677…
2,650.00
BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland.
BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland.
BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland, to the Close of the Twelfth Century; accompanied by interesting historical and antiquarian notices of numerous Ancient Remains of that period. With fifty-four plates. Dublin:…
285.00
HARRIS, Walter. The History and Antiquities of the City of Dublin.
HARRIS, Walter. The History and Antiquities of the City of Dublin.
HARRIS, Walter. The History and Antiquities of the City of Dublin, from the Earliest Accounts: Compiled from Authentick Memoirs, Offices of Record, Manuscript Collections, and other unexceptional Vouchers. With an appendix containing a…
850.00
LODGE, John Esq. The Peerage of Ireland.
LODGE, John Esq. The Peerage of Ireland.
LODGE, John Esq. The Peerage of Ireland, or, A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom. With engravings of their paternal Coats of Arms. Collected from the Public Records; authentic Manuscripts;…
1,475.00
MacMAHON, Hugh. Jus Primatiale Armacanum, In Omnes Archiepiscopos.
MacMAHON, Hugh. Jus Primatiale Armacanum, In Omnes Archiepiscopos.
MacMAHON, Hugh. Jus Primatiale Armacanum, In Omnes Archiepiscopos, Episcopos, et Universum Clerum, totius Regni Hiberniæ. Assertum per. H. A. M. T. H. P. [Dublin: Printed by Stephen Powell] Anno Dom., 1728. pp. [2]…
1,450.00
O'FLAHERTY, Roderico. Ogygia: Seu, Rerum Hibernicarum.
O’FLAHERTY, Roderico. Ogygia: Seu, Rerum Hibernicarum.
O’FLAHERTY, Roderico. Ogygia: Seu, Rerum Hibernicarum. Ex Pervetustis Monumentus sideliter inter se collatis eruta, atque è Sacris ac Prophanis Literis primarum Orbis Gentium tam Genealogicis, quam Chronologicis susslaminata praesidiis … Prima Ogygiae…
2,650.00
[RIGHTS OF MAN] A Brief Inquiry into the Natural Rights of Man.
[RIGHTS OF MAN] A Brief Inquiry into the Natural Rights of Man.
[RIGHTS OF MAN] A Brief Inquiry into the Natural Rights of Man; his Duties and Interests: with an outline of the Principles, Laws, and Institutions by which Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity may be…
150.00
RONEY, Sir P. Cusack. How to Spend a Month in Ireland.
RONEY, Sir P. Cusack. How to Spend a Month in Ireland.
RONEY, Sir P. Cusack. How to Spend a Month in Ireland. Illustrated. Third edition, with a large folding map of Ireland. London & Dublin: W.H. Smith, and at all Booksellers and Railway…
375.00
[ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery.
[ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery.
THE PERCEVALS OF CORK [ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery; in its Different Branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval, and Gournay. With plates, numerous genealogical tables and coats-of-arms throughout the…
1,250.00
[BOOK OF LINDISFARNE] Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis.
BOOK OF LINDISFARNE. Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis.
SUPERB SET – LIMITED TO 680 COPIES [BOOK OF LINDISFARNE] Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis. Two volumes. Olten & Lausanne: 1956-1959. Imperial folio. Bound in full and half vellum parchment with red and black…
3,750.00
Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland.
BÉASLAÍ, Piaras: Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland.
BÉASLAÍ, Piaras. Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland. Two volumes. A new introduction by Brian P. Murphy, O.S.B. With two portraits in full colour by Sir John Lavery…
95.00
Estates and Landed Society in Galway by Patrick MELVIN.
MELVIN, Patrick: Estates and Landed Society in Galway
MELVIN, Patrick. Estates and Landed Society in Galway. With a foreword by Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, December, 2012. pp. 512. Full buckram gilt. And a limited edition of…
75.00
Three Hundred Years in Innishowen by YOUNG, Amy Isabel.
YOUNG, Amy Isabel: Three Hundred Years in Innishowen.
YOUNG, Amy Isabel. Three Hundred Years in Innishowen, being more particularly an account of the family of Young of Culdaff. With a foreword by David Dickson. Dublin: De Búrca, November 2018. 412 pages…
75.00
CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d'Angleterre.
CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d’Angleterre.
CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d’Angleterre, d’Ecosse et d’Irlande, fait en 1788 et 1789. Ouvrage dans lequel on trouve tout ce qu’il y a plus intéressant sur…
585.00
Eamonn de Valera - Taoiseach's Broadcast to the Nation.
Eamonn de Valera – Taoiseach’s Broadcast to the Nation.
[DE VALERA, Eamon] Taoiseach’s Broadcast to the Nation. Reprinted from ”The Irish Press”, Thursday 17th May 1945. Dublin: 1945. 8 pp. Quarto, with photo of De Valera at the microphone. Edges…
125.00
LEDWICH, Edward. Antiquities of Ireland.
LEDWICH, Edward. Antiquities of Ireland.
LEDWICH, Edward. Antiquities of Ireland. Dublin: Printed by John Jones, No. 90 Bride Street, 1803. Quarto. pp. [xx], 526, [xiv (index and directions for the binder)], [41 (plates)]. Modern half calf over marbled…
375.00
The Post Chaise Companion: or Traveller's Directory through Ireland.
The Post Chaise Companion: or Traveller’s Directory through Ireland.
[LEWIS, R.] The Post Chaise Companion: or Traveller’s Directory through Ireland. Containing a new and accurate Description of the Direct and principal Cross Roads, with particulars of the Noblemen & Gentlemen’…
475.00
The Omagh Almanac and County Tyrone Directory for 1888.
The Omagh Almanac and County Tyrone Directory for 1888.
[OMAGH ALMANAC] The Omagh Almanac and County Tyrone Directory for 1888. Illustrated. Omagh: The Constitution Office, High Street, 1888. pp. 162, plus adverts (unnumbered). Original printed wrappers, repair to spine. A little frayed…
375.00
[PICTORIAL GUIDE] Ireland. Where To Go and What To See.
PICTORIAL GUIDE. Ireland. Where To Go and What To See.
[PICTORIAL GUIDE] Ireland. Where To Go and What To See. A Pictorial Guide. With folding maps and numerous illustrations. Manchester: The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, n.d. (c.1900). pp. [iv], 274. Modern…
245.00
RITCHIE, Leitch. Ireland Picturesque and Romantic.
RITCHIE, Leitch. Ireland Picturesque and Romantic.
A Superb Set in Fine Bindings Heath’s Picturesque Annuals RITCHIE, Leitch. Ireland Picturesque and Romantic. With twenty hand-coloured engravings and engraved half title from drawings by D. McClise and T. Creswick. Two…
1,250.00
Beauty Spots in the South-East of Ireland.
Beauty Spots in the South-East of Ireland.
REDMOND, C.P. Beauty Spots in the South-East of Ireland … and how to see them by Car and Cycle. With precise Road Map, and Illustrations from Photographs and Drawings, specially executed for…
135.00
The Land of Lakes: Sporting and Touring Grounds of County Donegal.
The Land of Lakes: Sporting and Touring Grounds of County Donegal.
SHRUBSOLE, Edgar S. The Land of Lakes: Being the Midland Railway Company’s Illustrated Guide to the Sporting and Touring Grounds of County Donegal. With six large folding maps. London: William Cate, 1906…
275.00
WRIGHT, G.N. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie.
WRIGHT, G.N. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie.
WRIGHT, G.N. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, T.M. Baynes and others. With descriptions by G.N. Wright. Introduced by Maurice Craig. With bibliographical and technical…
575.00
Margaret Bourke-White: A Collection Original Stills from her Recognized Photographs.
Margaret Bourke-White: A Collection Original Stills from her Recognized Photographs.
[BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret] A Collection of Light Original Stills from some of her more Recognised Photographs. Including the famous front cover of the first Issue of Life Magazine. They include: (a) Plough Blades 1929;…
575.00
A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems.
A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems.
A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. pp. viii, 50. Reddish brown cloth, title on printed labels on upper cover and spine. With a magnificent crayon…
875.00
[CROWE, E.E.] To-Day in Ireland.
CROWE, E.E. To-Day in Ireland.
[CROWE, E.E.] To-Day in Ireland. Three volumes. London: Printed for Charles Knight, 1825. First edition. pp. (1) [ii], 291, (2) [ii], 319, (3) [ii], 305. Bound in contemporary half calf on…
575.00
The Tain: Kinsella Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY.
The Tain: Kinsella Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY.
KINSELLA, Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY. The Tain. Translated by Thomas Kinsella from the Irish Táin Bó Cuailgne. Brush Drawings by Louis le Brocquy. Dublin: Dolmen Press 1985. pp. vi, [1], 300, [4]…
275.00
O'HIGGINS, Ambrose. Marquis of Osorno. Autograph Letter Signed dated at Lima October 29, 1800.
O’HIGGINS, Ambrose. Marquis of Osorno. Autograph Letter Signed dated at Lima October 29, 1800.
O’HIGGINS, Ambrose. Marquis of Osorno. Autograph Letter Signed dated at Lima October 29, 1800. Witnessed and signed by the Marquis of Osorno, Ambrose O’Higgins. Two pages quarto written on both sides…
1,250.00
A Little Tour in Ireland: AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole]
[S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland: AN OXONIAN
A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc. With coloured frontispiece and hand-coloured illustrations by John Leech. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1859. Small…
695.00
Moby Dick: Herman Melville.
Moby Dick: Herman Melville.
Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1974. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine. Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a…
325.00
WOODS, C.J. Ed by. Charles Abbot's Tour through Ireland and North Wales in September and October 1792.
WOODS, C.J. Ed by. Charles Abbot’s Tour through Ireland and North Wales in September and October 1792.
WOODS, C.J. Ed by. Charles Abbot’s Tour through Ireland and North Wales in September and October 1792. With a foreword by David Dickson. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca: 2019. pp. xxxvi, 124…
20.00
Memoirs of the Life
BUDGELL, E. Esq. Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Earl of Orrery, and of the Family of the Boyles.
Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Earl of Orrery, and of the Family of the Boyles. Containing several curious facts, and pieces of history, from the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, to…
275.00
A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc.
[S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc.
A HAPPY PARSON’S BOOK WITH HAND-COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole]. A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc. With coloured…
1,250.00
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