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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...
1,500.00
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...
465.00
[TRENCH, C.J.] Plans of Cottages for Agricultural Labourers in Ireland.
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...
675.00
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. [...
875.00
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
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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/...
950.00
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...
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...
650.00
[MacCARTHY REAGH, Count] Catalogue des Livres Rares et Précieux.
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
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...
85.00
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...
1,250.00
CARTE AND CAREW PAPERS
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
[SAINT ULTAN] Leabhar Ultáin. The Book of Saint Ultan.
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
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
Illuminated Address to James Hurst, Esq.
Fine Binding - The Book of Common Prayer.
A Collection of Broadsides & Pamphlets from the renowned Closet Press at Trinity College.
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
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...
2,350.00
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
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
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
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...
225.00
[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
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...
2,275.00
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...
2,250.00
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
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
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...
475.00
CAMDEN, William. Britannia, sive Florentissimorum Regnorvm Angliae, Scotiae, Hibernia.
CAMDEN, William. Britannia, sive Florentissimorum Regnorvm Angliae, Scotiae, Hibernia.
CAMDEN, William. Britannia, sive Florentissimorum Regnorvm Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio: Nunc postremò recognita, plurimis locis magna accessione adaucta, & Tabulis Chorographicis illustrata. Guilielmo Camdeno Authore. Londini: [...
8,750.00
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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
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
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...
875.00
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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
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
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
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
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
BOOK OF FENAGH
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
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
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
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
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...
235.00
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
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...
865.00
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...
1,250.00
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...
295.00
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
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...
675.00
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
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
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...
1,250.00
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...
1,000.00
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
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...
2,750.00
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