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The Hamilton Manuscripts (BOUND BY BAYNTUN RIVIERE).
BOUND BY BAYNTUN RIVIERE HAMILTON, Sir James. The Hamilton Manuscripts: Containing some account of The Settlement of the Territories of the Upper Clandeboye, Great Ardes, and Dufferin, in the County of Down in…
1,250.00
O'DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. - Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters.
O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. – 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 manuscripts in the Royal Irish…
6,500.00
Two poems addressed to Adolf Hitler by Lord Dunsany, [Edward Drax Plunkett].
Two poems addressed to Adolf Hitler by Lord Dunsany, [Edward Drax Plunkett].
HITLER, DUNSANY and the ‘RED DEAN’ DUNSANY, LORD [Edward Drax Plunkett] Two poems addressed to Adolf Hitler, probably written circa 1940, original manuscripts in his flamboyant hand, probably unpublished. The poems with a…
875.00
EASTER RISING POSTCARDS A very substantial collection of 108 postcards of the leading participants in the Easter Rebellion.
EASTER RISING POSTCARDS A very substantial collection of 108 postcards of the leading participants in the Easter Rebellion.
EASTER RISING POSTCARDS A very substantial collection of 108 postcards of the leading participants in the Easter Rebellion and scenes in Dublin after the destruction of the heart of the city. Published by…
2,450.00
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795, through the Isle of Anglesea, Bangor, Conway, Llangollen, Shrewsbury, Stratford on Avon, Blenheim, Oxford, Windsor, Hampton Court, Twickenham and Kensington. Dublin: 1796. pp…
475.00
Sir Paul McCartney: High in the Clouds. Autographed Copy.
McCARTNEY, Paul: High in the Clouds. Autographed Copy.
SIR PAUL McCARTNEY Signed Book High in the Clouds. Signed on the half-title page by Sir Paul McCartney who made only one UK signing appearance for the book at Waterstones, Piccadilly on 14th December 2005…
1,850.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical and Prose Works of Oliver Goldsmith
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical and Prose Works of Oliver Goldsmith. [L4 8A]
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical and Prose Works of Oliver Goldsmith. With Life. Illustrated with engravings on steel. Edinburgh & London: Gall & Inglis, n.d. pp. xv, [1], 640. Pictorial cloth…
145.00
Sinn Fein Christmas Card 1916.
Sinn Fein Christmas Card 1916.
Sinn Fein Christmas Card 1916 Sinn Féin Series Designed by Abhuistín Ó Maolaoidh, and printed in Dublin. In colours with names of the 16 martyrs in the cover design, with the arms of…
1,250.00
LEVER, Charles. A Collection of the Selected Works of Charles Lever.
LEVER, Charles. A Collection of the Selected Works of Charles Lever. 1. Charles O’Malley The Irish Dragoon. By Harry Lorrequer. Illustrated by Phiz (Hablot Knight Browne). Two volumes. Dublin: Curry, 1845. First edition…
950.00
Ó BROIN, Leon. Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924.
Ó BROIN, Leon. Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924.
Ó BROIN, Leon. Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924. Dublin: Gill, 1976. pp. [viii], 245. Brown papered boards, title in silver on spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust…
145.00
[JONI, Icilio Frederico] Two decorated wooden panels, painted ‘tavolette’ book covers in Biccherna style.
JONI, Icilio Frederico. Two decorated wooden panels, painted ‘tavolette’ book covers in Biccherna style.
[JONI, Icilio Frederico] Two decorated wooden panels, painted ‘tavolette’ book covers in Biccherna style. gold gilt, and gesso, with a leather spine. 267 x 366mm. Two bevelled wooden book covers joined by a…
2,375.00
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. (From A to B and Back Again): SIGNED by Warhol.
WARHOL, Andy: The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. (From A to B and Back Again): Signed by Warhol.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1975. pp. 241. Quarter orange buckram on yellow paper boards. Signed by Andy Warhol with his initials on half-title. A fine copy in dustjacket.
475.00
Andy Warhol: Autographed art book photograph of Mick Jagger.
Andy Warhol: Autographed art book photograph of Mick Jagger.
Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987) Colour art book photograph in Warhol’s 1975 painting of Rolling Stones Mick Jagger. American Painter, filmmaker and leader of the pop movement Warhol spent most of his…
950.00
STEPHENS, James. Insurrections.
STEPHENS, James. Insurrections.
STEPHENS, James. Insurrections. Dublin: Maunsel, 1909. First edition. pp. 55. Quarter linen on papered boards, title printed in brown on upper cover and in ink on spine. Inscribed on front endpaper “to Joseph…
850.00
VALLANCEY, Charles. A Treatise on Inland Navigation, or, the Art of making Rivers navigable.
VALLANCEY, Charles. A Treatise on Inland Navigation, or, the Art of making Rivers navigable.
VALLANCEY, Charles. A Treatise on Inland Navigation, or, the Art of making Rivers navigable, of making Canals in all sorts of soils, and of Constructing Locks and Sluices. Extracted from the Works of…
1,250.00
MOORE, George. The Carra Edition. The Collected Works of George Moore. Complete in 22 volumes.
MOORE, George. The Carra Edition. The Collected Works of George Moore. Complete in 22 volumes.
MOORE, George. The Carra Edition. The Collected Works of George Moore. Complete in 21 volumes. New York: Printed for Subscribers only by Boni & Liveright, 1922/24. Bound in contemporary full crushed navy…
2,650.00
Welsh, Irvine: Trainspotting Signed Collector's Edition. Bound in full leather.
Welsh, Irvine: Trainspotting Signed Collector’s Edition. Bound in full leather.
Easton Press, 2015. Condition: Fine. 344 pp., gilt-stamped full grey leather (hardcover), moire endpapers and pastedowns, LIKE NEW. Includes certificate of authenticity, A Note About, and an unused Easton press bookplate laid in…
750.00
SHAW, George Bernard. Saint Joan - Inscribed Limited Edition.
SHAW, George Bernard. Saint Joan – Inscribed Limited Edition.
SHAW, Bernard. Saint Joan. London: Constable, 1924. Folio. pp. vi, 183. Quarter beige cloth over blue and white patterned boards, with paper title labels. Edition limited to 750 copies only. 16 tipped-in plates…
950.00
Original Large Photograph of Arthur Griffith and Éamon de Valera.
Original Large Photograph of Arthur Griffith and Éamon de Valera.
Original Large Photograph of Arthur Griffith and Éamon de Valera showing De Valera with Arthur Griffith, both standing at the Mansion House, possibly at the Peace Conference, 4 July 1921. 167 x 217mm…
325.00
A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938.
HYDE, Douglas: A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938.
[HYDE KENNEDY PHOTOGRAPH] A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, American Ambassador to Britain at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938. . [153 x 205mm]…
275.00
[SWINBURNE POEMS] Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
SWINBURNE POEMS. Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, with Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe.
WITH HARRY CLARKE’S MOST EROTIC ILLUSTRATIONS [SWINBURNE POEMS] Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, with Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe. London: John Lane The Bodley…
275.00
WILDE, Oscar: The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. Fourteen volumes.
WILDE, Oscar: The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. Fourteen volumes.
London: Methuen, 1908. First Edition. First Collected Edition thus. Bound in original publisher’s cream cloth, titled in gilt, with gilt decorations on covers. One of an unnumbered edition of 1000 on hand-made…
1,450.00
WALTERS, L.D'O. The Year's at the Spring. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
WALTERS, L.D’O. The Year’s at the Spring. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
The Year’s at the Spring. An Anthology of Recent Poetry. Compiled by L.D’O. Walters and Illustrated by Harry Clarke. With an Introduction by Harold Monro. London: Harrap, 1920. First edition…
275.00
DAHL, Roald: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with tipped-In signature of Roald Dahl.
DAHL, Roald: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with tipped-In signature of Roald Dahl.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition, first issue. pp. [10], 162. Quarter brown cloth over cream papered boards, title in gilt along spine and in blind on upper cover; green endpapers…
1,500.00
Shaw, George Bernard: TWO PLAYS FOR PURITANS
SHAW, George Bernard: TWO PLAYS FOR PURITANS
Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1979. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with…
275.00
O'CONOR DON, Rt. Hon. Charles Owen: The O'Conors of Connaught: An Historical Memoir. Compiled from a MS. of the late John O'Donovan, LL.D. With additions from the State Papers and Public Records. With numerous illustrations and genealogical charts.
O’CONOR DON, Rt. Hon. Charles Owen: The O’Conors of Connaught: An Historical Memoir. Compiled from a MS. of the late John O’Donovan, LL.D. With additions from the State Papers and Public Records. With numerous illustrations and genealogical charts.
THE LAST HIGH KINGS OF IRELAND Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, and Co., 1891. Quarto. pp. xxiv, 395. Bound at the Fish Bindery, Rhode Island, in modern full crushed Levant purple morocco; upper cover with…
1,250.00
Thomas Addis Emmet and 'Robert Emmet'.
Thomas Addis Emmet and ‘Robert Emmet’.
Warfield Press, Ireland, 2003. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine.
175.00
1798: A Bicentenary Perspective.
[1798]: A Bicentenary Perspective.
Keough-Notre Dame Center., 2003. Reprinted from: . Comprises a checklist of publications since 1900 on Ireland 1790s, the United Irishmen, and the rebellion. This is only a list, with no accompanying text. — Softcover…
150.00
Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster.
GOETHE. Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster. With colour and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke.
London: Harrap, 1925. 4to. First edition. pp. 254. Edition limited to 1,000 copies, signed by Harry Clarke. Recent quarter vellum on grey boards (replica binding). Faust by Goethe. From the German by…
950.00
Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest.
GOETHE. Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest. With the illustrations of Harry Clarke. A limited Edition.
Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest. With the illustrations of Harry Clarke. A limited edition. Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. pp. [viii], 223. A.e.g. Full black…
325.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. 'The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. ‘The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. ‘The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London, Harrap, 1929. Quarto. Bound in full crushed olive goatskin. Upper cover framed by double gilt fillets enclosing onlay pictorial decoration…
1,500.00
JOHNSTON-LIIK, Edith Mary. History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800. Six volumes.
JOHNSTON-LIIK, Edith Mary. History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800. Six volumes.
History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800. Commons, Constituencies and Statues. Illustrated. Six volumes. Belfast, Ulster Historical Foundation, 2002. Fine. The Parliament which sat in Dublin from 1692 to 1800 was the last Irish…
750.00
An Autographed Letter Signed from John O'Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant
PARNELL, Charles Stuart: Framed Display. An Autographed Letter Signed from John O’Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant, October 1st., 1879. Also signed and inscribed ”Chas. Stewart Parnell M.P. for County Meath”
PARNELL REBUKED BY ULYSSES S. GRANT PARNELL, Charles Stewart – Framed Display. An Autographed Letter Signed from John O’Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant, October 1st., 1879. Also signed and inscribed…
1,250.00
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.
KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated in Colour and in Line by René Bull.
ONE OF THE MOST MAGNIFICENT ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE GOLDEN AGE OF ILLUSTRATION IN SUPERB BAYNTUN BINDING KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated in Colour…
1,650.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners - Signed and Inscribed by James Joyce.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners – Signed and Inscribed by James Joyce.
SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JAMES JOYCE IN LONDON JOYCE, James. Dubliners. London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. Seventh edition. 255, [1], [32 (Publisher’s List)]. pp. 278. Blue cloth, title, author and publisher’s device…
17,500.00
FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers.
FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers.
FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers. New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1920. [49841] [The jazz age]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 15cm), pp. [8]; 269; [1]. Smartly bound in recent green full…
475.00
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1927. [53447] [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION, with a complete number ‘3’ to p.3. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[12]; 232; [8]. With the original endpapers…
550.00
MOORE, Thomas. Moore's Irish Melodies.
MOORE, Thomas. Moore’s Irish Melodies.
MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s Irish Melodies, with Symphonies and Accompaniments by Sir John Stevenson and Sir Henry Bishop.  Dublin: Gill, 1889.  Small quarto. New edition. [180 x 215mm]. pp. 261…
375.00
MOORE, Thomas.  Moore's Irish Melodies [ A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN AN APPROPRIATELY ELABORATE BINDING].
MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s Irish Melodies [ A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN AN APPROPRIATELY ELABORATE BINDING].
A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN AN APPROPRIATELY ELABORATE BINDING, EMBELLISHED WITH LAVISH AND REMARKABLY WELL-EXECUTED DESIGNS, IN WHAT IS UNIVERSALLY CONSIDERED TO BE MACLISE’S FINEST ACHIEVEMENT IN BOOK ILLUSTRATION MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s…
1,500.00
Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photograph by E. Desmaisons, Paris.
MOORE, Thomas:Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photograph by E. Desmaisons, Paris.
Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photographs by E. Desmaisons, Paris. 62 x 103mm. In fine condition.
325.00
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition [WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING].
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition [WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING].
WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING THE BARD OF IRELAND AND THE TSARINA OF RUSSIA MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817. Quarto. First…
1,250.00
Seamus Heaney, Beowulf. [SIGNED]
HEANEY, Seamus: Beowulf. [SIGNED]
Beowulf. Translated by Seamus Heaney. London: Faber and Faber, 1999. First edition. pp. xxx, 106. Dark blue paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy…
575.00
Seamus Heaney, District and Circle. [SIGNED]
HEANEY, Seamus: District and Circle. [SIGNED]
London: Faber and Faber, 2006. First edition. Green paper boards. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Seamus Heaney was born near Castledawson, County Derry, and grew…
475.00
Seamus Heaney, Door Into The Dark.
HEANEY, Seamus: Door Into The Dark.
London: Faber, 2001. First. pp. [x], 81. First edition. pp. [x], 81. Black paper boards, titled in white. Signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy of the first edition in fine dust jacket…
545.00
Seamus Heaney, Station Island.
HEANEY, Seamus: Station Island.
New York: Farrer, Straus, Giroux, 1985 First American Edition. Quarter linen on cream paper boards. Signed presentation copy from Seamus Heaney, in Irish and English, dated 4th March, 1985. Also with two verses…
1,250.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. 133 SIGNED LIMITED EDITION New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. First American edition. pp. 51, [1]. Maroon cloth, titled in gilt on black background along spine. Limited edition…
575.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles' 'Antigone'. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 2004. First edition. pp. [vii], 56. Quarter maroon linen on gold papered boards, title in gilt on…
575.00
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY.
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY.
London: Faber and Faber, 2001. First edition. pp. [x], 81. Quarter black linen on cream paper boards, title on printed paper label on spine. Limited to 300 copies, numbered and signed by Seamus…
950.00
[HEANEY, Seamus] Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables.
HEANEY, Seamus. Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables. Translated by Seamus Heaney. 120 LIMITED EDITION SIGNED.
London: Faber and Faber, 2009. First edition. Quarter blue linen on papered boards, title on printed label on spine. Limited edition of 110 copies, of which 100 are for sale. Signed by Seamus…
950.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field.
LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field. Paintings and drawings by Martin Gale. Edition limited to five hundred signed and numbered copies, of which four hundred and fifty went…
475.00
Johnny Cash: The Man in Black [Autographed by Cash on tipped in bookplate].
CASH, Johnny: The Man in Black [Autographed by Cash on tipped in bookplate].
TILL THINGS ARE BRIGHTER, I’M THE MAN IN BLACK”: JOHNNY CASH’S FIRST AUTOBIOGRAPHY, INSCRIBED BY HIM. First edition of Cash’s noted first autobiography, in which he calls his life a “spiritual odyssey.”…
425.00
MASSON, Frédéric. Cavaliers de Napoléon. IN FINE SOTHERAN BINDING.
MASSON, Frédéric. Cavaliers de Napoléon. IN FINE SOTHERAN BINDING.
IN FINE SOTHERAN BINDING MASSON, Frédéric. Cavaliers de Napoléon. Illustrations d’après les tableaux et aquarelles de Édouard Detaille. Coloured frontispiece and thirty-one illustrations. Paris: Boussod, Valadon & Cie., Éditeurs, 24, Boulevard des…
2,500.00
READ, Charles A. & TYNAN HICKSON, Katherine: The Cabinet of Irish Literature.
READ, Charles A. & TYNAN HICKSON, Katherine: The Cabinet of Irish Literature.
“A PRICELESS IRISH TREASURE A MINE OF BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION” The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selected from the works of the Chief Poets, Orators, and Prose Writers of Ireland. With biographical sketches and…
275.00
DEERY Patsy: IRISH MAYFLIES: A FLY-FISHER'S GUIDE.
DEERY Patsy: IRISH MAYFLIES: A FLY-FISHER’S GUIDE.
Ken Smith Publishing. Yeadon, West Yorkshire. 2007 1st edition. Two volume de luxe issue. Large 8vo (178 x 252mm). Ppxiv,166. Colour frontispiece photograph of the author, colour plates of flies. Full dark…
1,250.00
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis: THE TAIN Signed by Illustrator Louis le Brocquy.
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis: THE TAIN Signed by Illustrator Louis le Brocquy.
Translated from the Irish by Thomas Kinsella. With one hundred and thirty-one brush drawings by Louis le Brocquy. Illustrated with maps, and three plates from the Lebor na hUidre, The Yellow Book of…
3,500.00
THE TAIN
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis. The Tain.
THE FINEST BOOK OF ITS TIME – LE BROCQUY’S MASTERPIECE KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis. The Tain. Translated by Thomas Kinsella from the Irish Táin Bó Cuailgne. Brush Drawings by Louis…
275.00
JOYCE, James: Pomes Penyeach.
JOYCE, James: Pomes Penyeach.
SCARCE FIRST EDITION Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1927. First edition. Small 12mo. pp. [24] + errata. Original pale green papered boards, titled in black on upper cover. Price and printer in black on…
750.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners.
JOYCE, James. Dubliners. 137 London: Jonathan Cape, The Travellers’ Library, 1952. pp. 255, [1]. Red cloth, publisher’s device in silver on upper cover, title in silver on spine. A fine copy in…
125.00
JOYCE, James: Ulysses: First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco.
JOYCE, James: Ulysses: First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco.
Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco, double gilt rule to spine and boards, board edges and dentelles, top edge gilt, original blue printed wrapper bound…
32,500.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners, Folio Society.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners, Folio Society.
Folio Society, 2003. hardback. Condition: Very Good in Pictorial slip-case. 230pp. hardback, octavo, brown cloth lettered gilt and cream, dust wrapper not called for, crease to top leading corner of page 105 else…
75.00
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake.
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake.
Faber & Faber Ltd., London, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 3rd Edition. Third UK edition, the first printing thereof: Owners signature persent. Per the publisher: “This reprint of…
275.00
JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. London: The Egoist Ltd, 23 Adelphi Terrace House, 1918. First English edition from English sheets. pp. [vi] 299. Edition limited to 1…
375.00
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake First Edition.
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake First Edition.
JOYCE, James. Finnegans Wake. London: Faber & Faber, 1939. First edition. pp. [8], 628. Brick-red cloth, titled in gilt. The poet, Richard Murphy’s copy with his signature on front pastedown. A very good…
1,500.00
PLATH, Sylvia: Ariel. Fine first edition.
PLATH, Sylvia: Ariel. Fine first edition.
London: Faber and Faber, 1965 First edition. pp. 86. Bound in modern full red morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare…
1,250.00
PLATH, Sylvia. Crossing the Water.
PLATH, Sylvia. Crossing the Water.
London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 64. Bound in modern full tan morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare…
1,250.00
PLATH, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.
PLATH, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.
New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First American edition, the first to be published under Plath’s name. pp. [7], 311. Bound in modern full red morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet…
1,250.00
FINE FIRST EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 55. Bound in modern full blue morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. [wpecpp name='PLATH, Sylvia. Winter Trees' price='1250'] €1,250.00 L1 11A 1973 PLATH, Sylvia.
PLATH, Sylvia. Winter Trees.
FINE FIRST EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 55. Bound in modern full blue morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy…
1,250.00
BLACKBURNE, E. Owens. Illustrious Irishwomen
BLACKBURNE, E. Owens: Illustrious Irishwomen, being Memoirs of some of the Most Noted Irishwomen from the Earliest Age to the Present Century.
Two volumes. London: Tinsley, 1877. pp. (1) x, 414, (2) vi, 360. Contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards. Spines divided into six panels by five raised bands, title and volume number in…
375.00
Ní DHUBHGAILL, C. Máire (Crissie M. Doyle). Women in Ancient and Modern Ireland.
Ní DHUBHGAILL, C. Máire (Crissie M. Doyle). Women in Ancient and Modern Ireland.
ILLUSTRATED BY GRACE PLUNKETT Cover illustration by Grace Plunkett, other illustrations from original sketches by Saibh Ní Treinseach. Dublin: The Kenny Press, 65 Middle Abbey Street, 1917. pp. 40. Pictorial wrappers. Small portion…
350.00
[TRENCH, Melesina Chenevix St. George] Journal Kept During a Visit to Germany in 1799
TRENCH, Melesina Chenevix St. George. Journal Kept During a Visit to Germany in 1799, 1800. Edited by the Dean of Westminster.
PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE DEAN OF WESTMINSTER [TRENCH, Melesina Chenevix St. George] Journal Kept During a Visit to Germany in 1799, 1800. Edited by the Dean of Westminster. [London : Savill and Edwards…
1,450.00
OWENSON, Miss. Patriotic Sketches of Ireland, written in Connaught. Two volumes.
OWENSON, Miss. Patriotic Sketches of Ireland, written in Connaught. Two volumes.
OWENSON, Miss. Patriotic Sketches of Ireland, written in Connaught. Two volumes. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, No. 6, Bridge-Street, Blackfriars, By T. Gillet, Wild-Court, 1807. pp. (1) [iii], xii, 178 (2) [iii], 162…
2,350.00
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross.
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross.
A SUPERB SET OF THE SIGNED LIMITED EDITION SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross. With a forward by Harry Worcester Smith. Sporting Works: Some Experiences…
1,265.00
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language.
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language.
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language: in which the Words are Deduced from their Origin and Illustrated in their Different Significations by examples from the Best Writers. To which are prefixed…
1,250.00
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first edition].
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first edition].
SIGNED FIRST EDITION New York: Doubleday, 2003. First edition. Black paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Dan Brown on titlepage. A very good copy.  
275.00
GRATTAN, Henry. Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, by his son, Henry Grattan, Esq. M.P.
GRATTAN, Henry. Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, by his son, Henry Grattan, Esq. M.P.
GRATTAN, Henry. Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, by his son, Henry Grattan, Esq. M.P. Five volumes. 135 A TRUE IRISH PATRIOT London: Colburn, 1839/1846. Contemporary…
675.00
[SWIFT, Jonathan] A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit.
SWIFT, Jonathan. A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit.
[SWIFT, Jonathan] A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit. Illustrated with seven hand-coloured plates. 102 London: The Fraser Press…
150.00
DALTON, Charles Ed. by. King Charles The Second’s Irish Army Lists, 1661 - 1685.
DALTON, Charles Ed. by. King Charles The Second’s Irish Army Lists, 1661 – 1685.
LIMITED EDITION DALTON, Charles Ed. by. King Charles The Second’s Irish Army Lists, 1661 – 1685.Dublin: De Búrca, 2000. Second. pp. xxxiv, 176. Fine facsimile limited edition in quarter morocco gilt, head…
90.00
JOYCE, P.W. Irish Names of Places.
JOYCE, P.W. Irish Names of Places.
JOYCE, P.W. Irish Names of Places. Three volumes. Dublin: Phoenix Publishing Co., n.d. (c.1913). pp. (1) xiv, 589, (2) viii, 538, (3) x, 598. Original green cloth gilt. A very…
245.00
SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara.
SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara.
SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara. Dublin: Maunsel, 1919. pp. [viii], 245, [1]. Recent half green morocco on linen boards, spine divided into five compartments by four raised bands; title…
175.00
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver's Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse. Edited by John Hayward. Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press & New York: Random House, 1934. First Nonesuch edition. pp. xviii, 868. Modern…
175.00
[LAND OWNERS IN IRELAND] 1876 Return of Owners of Land of one acre and upwards, in the several Counties
LAND OWNERS IN IRELAND. 1876 Return of Owners of Land of one acre and upwards, in the several Counties, Counties of Cities, and Counties of Towns in Ireland, Showing the names of such Owners arranged Alphabetically in each County
[LAND OWNERS IN IRELAND] 1876 Return of Owners of Land of one acre and upwards, in the several Counties, Counties of Cities, and Counties of Towns in Ireland, Showing the names of such…
475.00
YEATS, W.B. Later Poems, 1926.
YEATS, W.B. Later Poems, 1926.
YEATS, W.B. Later Poems. London: Macmillan and Co., 1926. pp. xiii, [1], 363, [2]. Contemporary full red morocco, flat spine with gilt decoration and title; covers framed by a thin floral roll;…
475.00
GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara
GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara
GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara. With sixteen illustrations. London, Methuen, 1909. pp. vii, 320, 40 (Methuen catalogue). Fine and Scarce. L4BC3
185.00
O'CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie, 1930.
O’CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie, 1930.
O’CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie. A Tragi-Comedy in Four Acts. With a portrait of the author by Evan Walters. London: Macmillan, 1930. Third edition. pp. viii, 139, [1]. Quarter cloth on green…
35.00
CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator: his Life and Times, Political and Social.  Two volumes. Illustrated
CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator: His Life and Times, Political and Social. Two volumes. Illustrated
CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator: his Life and Times, Political and Social. Two volumes. Illustrated. Kenmare Publications: n.d.(c.1870). pp. (1) xlviii, [2], 354. (2) viii, [4]…
275.00
[MARTIN, F.X] The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914.
MARTIN, F.X. The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914. Recollections and documents. With a foreword by Eamon de Valera.
[MARTIN, F.X] The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914. Recollections and documents. With a foreword by Eamon de Valera. With illustrations and maps on endpapers. Dublin, Browne and Nolan, 1964. pp…
125.00
HENRY, Francoise. Irish Art: In the early Christian period to 800; During the Viking Invasions 800-1020.
HENRY, Francoise. Irish Art: In the early Christian period to 800; During the Viking Invasions 800-1020.
HENRY, Francoise. Irish Art: In the early Christian period to 800; During the Viking Invasions 800-1020 In the Romanesque Period 1020-1170 A.D. Three volumes. Profusely illustrated with coloured and mono plates. London:…
135.00
JOYCE, P.W.A Social History of Ancient Ireland.
JOYCE, P.W.A Social History of Ancient Ireland.
JOYCE, P.W.A Social History of Ancient Ireland. Treating of The Government, Military System, and Law; Religion, Learning, and Art; Trades, Industries, and Commerce; Manners, Customs, and Domestic Life, of the Ancient…
165.00
MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.
MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.
MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1917. Post octavo. pp. [vi], 285, [1]. Contemporary full crushed levant…
150.00
FITZPATRICK, W.J. The Life of Charles Lever.
FITZPATRICK, W.J. The Life of Charles Lever. London: Chapman and Hall, 1879. First edition. pp. (1) xvi, 343 (2) viii, 440. Near contemporary half crushed levant green morocco on cloth boards. Spines…
275.00
[WILDE, Oscar] [WILDE, Oscar] The Life of Oscar Wilde By Robert Harborough Sherard.
WILDE, Oscar. The Life of Oscar Wilde By Robert Harborough Sherard.
WILDE, Oscar The Life of Oscar Wilde By Robert Harborough Sherard. With a full reprint of the famous revolutionary article, “”Jacta Alea Est””, which was written by Jane Francesca Elgee…
175.00
SHAW, George Bernard: Four Plays (The Devil's Disciple, Man and Superman, Pygmalion and Saint Joan).
SHAW, George Bernard: Four Plays (The Devil’s Disciple, Man and Superman, Pygmalion and Saint Joan).
Bernard Shaw: Four Plays (The Devil’s Disciple, Man and Superman, Pygmalion and Saint Joan) Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1978. Hardcover. Condition:…
125.00
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JOYCE, P.W. A Child’s History of Ireland
JOYCE, P.W. A Child’s History of Ireland. Coloured frontispiece from The Book of MacDurnan. With numerous illustrations and folding map of Ireland. London: Longmans and Dublin: Gill, 1903. pp. xvi, 508…
65.00
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan with A Short Account of His Life by G.G.S. Engraved frontispieces and title-pages. Two volumes. London: Bagster, 1902. pp. (1) x…
275.00
McGAHERN, John. The Dark.
McGAHERN, John. The Dark.
McGAHERN, John. The Dark. AUTHOR’S SECOND NOVEL London: Faber, 1965. First edition. pp. 191. Black cloth titled in white. A very good copy in faded frayed dust jacket, with small stain on…
275.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor.
O’BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor.
A COMIC GENIUS O’BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor. London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1961. First edition. pp. 156, [1]. Red and black papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Mild foxing…
425.00
McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer.
McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer.
McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer. London: Faber, 1979. First edition. pp. 252. Tan papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A fine in fine-clipped dust jacket. Everywhere in this rich novel is the drama…
250.00
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks. London: Faber and Faber, 1963. First edition. pp. 232. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. This is John McGahern’s…
675.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach.
O’BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach.
O’BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach. Droch-sgéal ar an droch-shaoghal. Curtha i n-eagar le Myles Na gCopaleen. Baile Átha Cliath: Cló Dolmen, 1964. Third edition. pp. 111…
95.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. The Dalkey Archive.
O’BRIEN, Flann. The Dalkey Archive.
O’Brien, Flann. The Dalkey Archive. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1964. First edition. pp. 222. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A near fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket…
285.00
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