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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
HENRY, Françoise. La Sculpture Irlandaise.
HENRY, Françoise. La Sculpture Irlandaise.
HENRY, Françoise. La Sculpture Irlandaise pendant Les Douze Premiers Siècles de l’ère Chrétienne. Illustrated with one hundred and seventy one plates. Two volumes in one. Paris: Leroux, 1933. Large quarto. pp. (1)…
975.00
Fishing in Ireland
HI-REGAN How and Where to Fish in Ireland.
[HI-REGAN] How and Where to Fish in Ireland. A hand-guide for anglers. With illustrations and folding coloured map of Ireland. London: Sampson, 1892. Crown octavo. Fifth edition. pp. viii, 175. Publisher’s green, white…
95.00
Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921,
HISTORIC PEACE TREATY. An attractive poster print carrying the full text of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921
HISTORIC PEACE TREATY. An attractive poster print carrying the full text of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921, Clauses 1-18 and annexes, with sub-headings, with reproduced signatures and photographs of the delegates, below…
1,250.00
HOGAN, David [Frank Gallagher]. The Four Glorious Years. [Signed by the Author]
Illustrated. HOGAN, David. Dublin: Irish Press, 1953. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. [xi], 404. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Signed by the author with his pseudonym David Hogan on the titlepage…
145.00
HOPKINS, Ezekiel. The Works of the Right Reverend and Learned Ezekiel Hopkins.
[HOPKINS, Ezekiel] The Works of the Right Reverend and Learned Ezekiel Hopkins, Late Lord Bishop of London-Derry in Ireland, Collected into one Volume: Containing, I. The vanity of the world. II. A practical…
895.00
HORE, Philip Herbert. History of the Town and County of Wexford
HORE, Philip Herbert. History of the Town and County of Wexford. Dunbrody Abbey, The Great Island, Ballyhack; Tintern Abbey, Rosegarland and Clonmines; Duncannon Fort, Kilclogan or Templetown, Fethard, Houseland, Porters Gate, Loftus Hall…
750.00
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
HOWARD, J.J. & CRISP, F.A. Ed. by. Visitation of Ireland
HOWARD, J.J. & CRISP, F.A. Ed. by. Visitation of Ireland. Six volumes. Illustrated with portraits and coats of arms of the numerous families. London: Privately Printed at the Grove Park Press…
1,650.00
VISITATION OF IRELAND
HOWARD, J.J. & CRISP, F.A. Ed. by. Visitation of Ireland. Six volumes. Illustrated with portraits and coats of arms of the numerous families
HOWARD, J.J. & CRISP, F.A. Ed. by. Visitation of Ireland. Six volumes. Illustrated with portraits and coats of arms of the numerous families. 138 London: Privately Printed at the Grove Park…
1,650.00
HULME, F. Edward. Bards and Blossoms or The Poetry, History, and Associations of Flowers.
HULME, F. Edward. Bards and Blossoms or The Poetry, History, and Associations of Flowers. Illustrated with chromo-lithographic plates with tissue guards. 140 London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1877. pp. 232. Bound in green…
165.00
HUNTER, Robert: The Racing Calendar for the Year 1864
BOUND BY GALWEY FOR THE EARL OF HOWTH IN FINE BINDING WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE CURRAGH Dublin: Printed for the Proprietor by Robert Carrick, and Sold at the Publisher’s Office, No. 2…
1,250.00
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
Douglas Hyde
HYDE, Douglas [An Craoibhín Aoibhinn] Ubhla de’n Chraoibh. Dánta agus Abhráin, leis an gCraoibhín Aoibhinn.
HYDE, Douglas [An Craoibhín Aoibhinn] Ubhla de’n Chraoibh. Dánta agus Abhráin, leis an gCraoibhín Aoibhinn. Baile Atha Cliath: Foillsighthe Gill agus a Mhac, 1900. Post octavo. pp. v, 54, [1]. Grey wrappers, title…
275.00
HYDE, Douglas. The Love Songs of Connacht
HYDE, Douglas. The Love Songs of Connacht. Being the fourth chapter of the Songs of Connacht, collected and translated by Douglas Hyde LL.D., ‘An Craoibhín Aoibhinn’ President of the Gaelic League…
485.00
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
INGLIS, Brian: Roger Casement
INGLIS, Brian. Roger Casement. With illustrations and maps. 119 London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1973. pp. 448. Green paper boards, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. Few men…
100.00
IRELAND’S APPEAL TO EUROPE. The Sinn Fein Statement of Ireland’s Case as defined by EAMONN DE VALERA and the National Council.
IRELAND’S APPEAL TO EUROPE
The Sinn Fein Statement of Ireland’s Case as defined by EAMONN DE VALERA and the National Council. The original statement to the Peace Conference paraphrased in blank verse, circa 350 lines set in…
675.00
IRELAND’S MARTYRED HEROES. Poster print showing photos of Patrick Moran, Bernard Ryan, Patrick Doyle, Kevin G. Barry, Thomas Whelan, Thomas Bryan and Martin Savage, ‘died for Ireland’
IRELAND’S MARTYRED HEROES
Poster print showing photos of Patrick Moran, Bernard Ryan, Patrick Doyle, Kevin G. Barry, Thomas Whelan, Thomas Bryan and Martin Savage, ‘died for Ireland’ on various dates in 1919, 1920 and 1921, in…
275.00
[IRISH LEADERS]. A coloured poster print showing a portrait of President De Valera (in centre), flanked by portraits of Arthur Griffith T.D., Michael Collins T.D., Sean
IRISH LEADERS. A coloured poster print showing a portraits of COLLINS, Michael, DE VALERA, Eamon & OTHERS
COLLINS, Michael, DE VALERA, Eamon & OTHERS: Irish Leaders. A coloured poster print showing a portrait of President De Valera (in centre), flanked by portraits of Arthur Griffith T.D., Michael Collins T…
865.00
IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY
IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY
Leaders in the Insurrection, May, 1916. Dublin: Powell Press, [late 1916?]. A composite print, 61 x 43cms, made up of the images from their sixteen ‘1916 Leaders’ postcards, in fours: MacDonagh, Heuston…
575.00
IRVING, Washington Bracebridge Hall
IRVING, Washington Bracebridge Hall. Illustrated by R. Caldecott. London: Macmillan & Co., 1887. Crown octavo. pp. xiv, 284, [4 (Advertisement)]. Original blue cloth spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt with a handsome…
150.00
IRVING, Washington The Alhambra
IRVING, Washington The Alhambra. With An Introduction By Elizabeth Robins Pennell. Illustrated With Drawings of The Places Mentioned By Joseph Pennell. London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1896. Crown octavo. pp. xx, 436…
285.00
JAMESON, John & OTHERS Truths about Whisky
London: Printed by Sutton Sharpe and Co., 1878. Royal octavo. pp. vi, [2], 103, [7], 4 (plates). Modern green cloth with original cloth embossed in black mounted on upper cover. Traced of old…
950.00
John Power and Son’s Distillery, John’s Lane, Dublin 1879. Lithograph.
View of Messrs. Published in Truths about Whisky. London: Printed by Sutton Sharpe and Co., 1878. 21 x 31cms. In very good condition. L4 6 Draw
150.00
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
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
[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
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.
150.00
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: 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: 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: 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: Ulysses
JOYCE, James. Ulysses. Edited with a Preface by Danis Rose. Introduction by John Banville. 144 Dublin: The Lilliput Press, 1997. The first edition of this title produced in Ireland. Royal octavo. pp. lxxxiii…
650.00
JOYCE, James: Ulysses – First UK Edition (In Fine Binding)
JOYCE, James. Ulysses. 142 “IN FINE BINDING “”LITERATURE – THE ETERNAL AFFIRMATION OF THE SPIRIT OF MAN””” London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1937. pp. [viii], 765, [2]…
2,500.00
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. 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
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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
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
JOYCE, P.W., Irish Names of Places.
JOYCE, P.W., Irish Names of Places.
With a new introductory essay on the life of P.W. Joyce by Mainchín Seoighe. Dublin: De Búrca, 1995. Three volumes. pp. (1) xl, 589, (2) viii, 538, (3) x, 598. Fine. HIS…
165.00
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems.
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems.
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1972. pp. xv, [1], 202. Green cloth, titled in silver. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A fine copy in lightly-frayed dust…
150.00
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Tarry Flynn
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Tarry Flynn. A Novel. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1975. pp. 256. Brown papered boards, titled in gilt. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket.  “The author…
75.00
KAVANAGH, Patrick. The Green Fool
KAVANAGH, Patrick. The Green Fool. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1973. Second edition. pp. 350. Black cloth, titled in gilt. A fine copy in lightly-frayed price-clipped dust jacket. “Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967)…
95.00
KEALY, Willie: "Submerged in the Wonder" Some Pieces of Truth
KEALY, Willie: “Submerged in the Wonder” Some Pieces of Truth (Limited Edition of 75 Copies)
KEALY, Willie: “Submerged in the Wonder” Some Pieces of Truth (Limited Edition of 75 Copies) He has been writing poetry for more than 50 years and previously gathered a collection under the…
20.00
KEANE, John B. Sive. A Play in Two Acts
KEANE, John B. Sive. A Play in Two Acts. Illustrated. 914 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR Dublin: Progress House, 1986. pp. viii, 56. Brown papered boards, title in gilt on upper cover. Edition limited…
275.00
Towers of Ireland
KEANE, Marcus. The Towers and Temples of Ancient Ireland
KEANE, Marcus. The Towers and Temples of Ancient Ireland. Their Origin and History discussed from a new point of view. With numerous illustrations. Dublin: Hodges, Smith and Co., 1867. Quarto. pp. xx, 492, +…
375.00
KENDALL, E.A. Esq. Letters to a Friend, on the State of Ireland, the Roman Catholic Question, and the Merits of Constitutional Religious Distinctions
Three volumes. With folding table. London: James Carpenter and Son, Old Bond Street; and G.B Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane, 1826. pp. (1) clxxxiv, 324, (2) [3], 325-738, (3) [3], 737-1238, xxii (Appendixes), 10…
750.00
KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. IN A FINE SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING.
KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. IN A FINE SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING.
THE ASTRONOMER POET OF PERSIA IN A FINE SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald. With illustrations by Willy…
1,000.00
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
Fall of the Gaelic Lords. 1534-1616. 
KILROY, Patricia: Fall of the Gaelic Lords. 1534-1616. 
KILROY, Patricia. Dublin: By Éamonn De Búrca for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2008. pp. x, 192. Illustrated. Pictorial dust jacket. No period in Irish history is quite so full of drama, heroism and tragedy…
29.50
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