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[SWIFT, Jonathan] Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World [Illustrations by Charles E Brock]

[SWIFT, Jonathan] Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Lemuel Gulliver. With a preface by Henry Craik, and one hundred illustrations by Charles E Brock. London: Macmillan, 1894. Crown octavo. First UK printing of this illustrated edition. pp. xxx, 381, [1], [1 (Cranford Series)]. Original green cloth with the elaborate gilt designs to the upper cover […]

375.00
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 Trinity Closet Press on the occasion of its Christening, November 1973, in the presence of the Sponsors School of Printing, Bolton Street […]

2,350.00
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ALLINGHAM, William. The Music Master, a Love Story

IN FINE BINDING WITH WOODCUTS AFTER THE PRE-RAPHAELITES ALLINGHAM, William. The Music Master, a Love Story. And two series of day and night songs. London. G. Routledge & Co., 1855. First edition. Post octavo. pp. xiii, [3], 221, [1]. With a half-title and nine woodcuts, seven designed by Arthur Hughes, one by D. G. Rossetti, […]

585.00
ANDERSEN, Hans C. Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales.
ANDERSEN, Hans C. Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales

ANDERSEN, Hans C. Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales. A new translation by Mrs. H.B. Paull. With original illustrations in colour and monochrome. London: Warne, n.d. (c.1905). Crown octavo. pp. 383. Dark green cloth over bevelled boards, spine and upper cover decorated in gilt and black; patterened endpapers. Occasional light foxing. A fine and very attractive copy. A new translation from […]

375.00
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 time making individual portraits of the rich and famous. Framed, 7” x 7” Signed on the lower left hand side in black felf-tip. […]

950.00
Fine binding from De Burca Rare Books
ARNOLD, Matthew. New Poems. [Bound by Roger de Coverly in full crushed levant morocco]

ARNOLD, Matthew. New Poems. London: Macmillan, 1897. Foolscap octavo. First edition. pp. viii, 244. Bound by Roger de Coverly in full crushed levant morocco (name stamp-signed in gilt on front pastedown). Covers framed by double gilt fillets and decorative roll, border with rose garlands, gilt dots and leafs enclosing panel with oval wreath of roses […]

1,350.00
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BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird by J.M. Barrie. A New Edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d., [1912]. Trade edition, first impression. Quarto. pp. [viii], 126. Green cloth, gilt decorated cover and spine with title. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A very good copy […]

1,675.00
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BEHAN, Brendan: Brendan Behan’s Island (Signed Copy)

BEHAN, Brendan. Brendan Behan’s Island. An Irish Sketch-book. With drawings by Paul Hogarth. Illustrated. 914 London: Hutchinson, 1962. First edition. pp. 192. Green and brown paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Top edges red. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on title page. L3 8E

450.00
[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 lettering. Edition limited to 680 numbered copies. A fine set in slipcase. Very scarce. The inhabitants of the border country of England […]

4,750.00
BOWE, Nicola Gordon. Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art.
BOWE, Nicola Gordon. Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art.

BOWE, Nicola Gordon. Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art. Prospectus for the book of the same name, to be issued as a signed limited edition. 908 REFERENCE WORKS Mountrath: Dolmen Press, 1982. L4 File B 1982 REFERBOWE, Nicola Gordon.

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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.” Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with 24 pages of candid photographs. Autographed by Cash on tipped in bookplate on front free endpaper, “Johnny Cash.” […]

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COSGRAVE, E. MacDOWEL & PIKE, W.T. Ed. by. Dublin and Co. Dublin in the Twentieth Century

COSGRAVE, E. MacDOWEL & PIKE, W.T. Ed. by. Dublin and Co. Dublin in the Twentieth Century. By E. MacDowel Cosgrave, M.D. Contemporary Biographies. Edited by W.T. Pike. Profusely illustrated. Brighton & London: W.T. Pike, 1908. Quarto. pp. 286. Contemporary full maroon morocco with elaborate gilt and blind tooling to both covers. Spine expertly rebacked, title […]

575.00
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 brief essay on the native annalist, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical notices of the Barony of Boyle. […]

1,250.00
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. Very rare. St. Gall in Switzerland takes its name from the Irish saint, the companion of St. Columbanus, who remained behind and […]

2,875.00
FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney.
FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney.

FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney: describing, in twenty views, the most pleasing scenes of that celebrated lake, accompanied by some general observations and necessary instructions for the use of those who may visit it; together with a map of the lake and its environs, engraved in aquatinta by Jonathan Fisher, and inscribed to […]

2,500.00
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FLOOD, Wm. H. Grattan. The Story of the Bagpipe

FLOOD, Wm. H. Grattan. The Story of the Bagpipe. With illustrations. 98 London: The Walter Scott Publishing Company. New York: Scribner’s, 1911. pp. xx, 237. Gilt and blind stamped red cloth. Occasional light foxing. Top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed. A very nice copy. Rare. Beside side door “The author in his preface states: “”I have […]

175.00
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GALT, John. Annals of the Parish and The Ayrshire Legatees

GALT, John. Annals of the Parish and The Ayrshire Legatees. Illustrated by Charles E. Brock. With introduction by Alfred Ainger. London: Macmillan and Co., 1896. Crown octavo. pp. xxxiv, 334. Original turquoise cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design; endpapers with yellow peacock design. A very good copy.

45.00
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GEHRIG, Johann Martin. Gott ist die Reinste Liebe WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING – EARLY FINE VIEW OF HOBART

WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING – EARLY FINE VIEW OF HOBART     GEHRIG, Johann Martin. Gott ist die Reinste Liebe. Wursburg: 1825. 12mo. pp. 236, [4]. With half-title, frontispiece and one plate. Contemporary full green morocco, covers framed by a single gilt fillet and gilt draped curtain border. Flat spine divided into six panels, title in gilt […]

3,250.00
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 John Anster. With colour and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke. [L1 5D]

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 morocco gilt, maroon silk marker, maroon silk endpapers. A fine copy. [L1 D6]

325.00
Seamus limited edition rare book
HEANEY, Seamus: Beowulf

HEANEY, Seamus. Beowulf. A Verse Translation. Illustrated by Becca Thorne. 122 London: The Folio Society, 2010. pp. 218. Quarter maroon morocco on dark red cloth with gilt interlacing decorative desigh, title and author in gilt on spine; maroon endpapers and endbands. Top edge gilt. A fine copy in slipcase. “The great relic of English literature […]

475.00
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: Methuen, 1965/70. Revised edition. Medium quarto. pp. (1) xvi, 256, 112, viii, (2) xvi, 236, 112, viii, (3) xvi, 240, 112. Black cloth, […]

135.00
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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, 1897/1918. Folio. Edition limited to 250 sets, signed by Fred Crisp. Original quarter full vellum on blue linen boards, titled in gilt on spines. […]

1,650.00
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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 cloth by Rodman of Belfast with their label on lower pastedown. Upper cover elaborately decorated to a floral pattern framed by a […]

165.00
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 inscribed, within a sunken panel on thick card. The calligraphy is of the highest quality by Gilbert of Cork. With a frontispiece photograph […]

1,250.00
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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 design in gilt of a young lady seated beside a tree. Bookplate of Egerton Castle on front pastedown. All edges gilt. A very good […]

150.00
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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. Original blue cloth spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt with a handsome design in gilt of Moorish arabesques and dots. All edges gilt. […]

285.00
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 Pogany. London: George Harrap, 1930. Crown quarto. pp. 175. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full green calf. Covers framed by […]

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 and in Line by René Bull. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1913]. Large quarto. pp. [78], [10 tipped-in colour plates within gilt printed […]

1,650.00
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 Lecan and The Book of Leinster. D: Dolmen Press, 1969. Folio. Lim. 1st edn. Bl. buckram. Slipcase. Fine in d.j. (1) THE […]

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 le Brocquy. Dublin: Dolmen Press 1985. pp. vi, [1], 300, [4]. Small folio. Black cloth, image by Le Brocquy in white on upper […]

275.00
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MacFALL, Haldane. The Wooings of Jezebel Pettyfer. In Fine Binding.

MacFALL, Haldane. The Wooings of Jezebel Pettyfer. Being the Personal History of Jehu Sennacherib Dyle, Commonly Called Mashee Dyle; Together with an Account of Certain Things That Chanced in the House of the Sorcerer; Here Set Down. London: Grant Richards, 1898. Large 16mo. Bound by Phillip Powell-Jones in full red morocco with black, blue, green, […]

1,250.00
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. This book marks McCartney’s children’s book debut. McCartney is listed as the most successful musician and composer in popular music history. The book is in […]

1,850.00
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Moore, Thomas: The National Moore

Moore, Thomas. The National Moore. Centenary Edition Including the Airs of the Irish Melodies, National Airs &c. And a Memoir by J.F. Waller. With engrs. 4 vols. L. & D. Mackenzie [1879]. 4to. Orig. decorated green cloth over bevelled boards, designed by John Leighton. Titled in gilt & ornate decorations in gilt, black & red; […]

250.00
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.  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 Irish Melodies.  Illustrated by Daniel Maclise.  London: Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Paternoster-Row, 1846.  Quarto. pp. iv, 280. Bound by Little Brown & […]

1,500.00
Thomas Moore
MOORE, Thomas. Autographed letter signed from Thomas Moore, dated October 29th, 1829, from King Street, St. James’s, London, to Rev. Millman, St Mary’s, Reading, with integral address panel and stamp

MOORE, Thomas. Autographed letter signed from Thomas Moore, dated October 29th, 1829, from King Street, St. James’s, London, to Rev. Millman, St Mary’s, Reading, with integral address panel and stamp. One page quarto. He writes about procuring books for Rev. Millman and on his calling card attached to the letter declines an invitation to dinner. […]

475.00
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 edition. pp. [iv], 405, [1]. Later full green morocco. Covers framed by double gilt fillets with floral stems and gilt dots in […]

1,250.00
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.  Bound in full contemporary crimson hard-grain morocco over bevelled boards, covers framed by double gilt fillets and gilt dotted line either side of a gilt floral […]

375.00
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 a panel design with shamrock fleurons enclosing in the centre a blocked lozenge design, with brown leather onlays. Spine divided into five compartments […]

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MOORE, Thomas. Portrait of Thomas Moore. Mezzotint. Engraved by George Raphael Ward after a painting by George F. Mulvany

[MOORE, Thomas] Portrait of Thomas Moore. Mezzotint. Engraved by George Raphael Ward after a painting by George F. Mulvany. Published London and Dublin: Ward and Mulvany, 1836. Proof – Chine applique. Image 30.5 x 24cms. Framed and glazed. In very good condition. Dedication to the Marquis of Lansdowne. George Francis Mulvany (1809-69), painter and art […]

285.00
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MORRISON, Van. Keep ‘Er Lit. (Signed LIMITED EDITION – ONE OF 250 COPIES ONLY)

MORRISON, Van. Keep ‘Er Lit. London: Faber & Faber, 2020. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xix, [1], 242. Quarter blue cloth on orange papered boards. Edition limited to 250 copies [No. 191]. A superb copy housed in an elegant orange cloth slipcase. Keep ‘Er Lit is the second volume of Van Morrison’s collected lyrics containing […]

650.00
O'CONNOR, Frank. A Picture Book by Frank O'Connor.
O’CONNOR, Frank. A Picture Book by Frank O’Connor. With illustrations by Elizabeth Rivers.

O’CONNOR, Frank. A Picture Book by Frank O’Connor. With illustrations by Elizabeth Rivers. 897 WITH BOOKPLATE DESIGNED BY JACK B. YEATS Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1943. Demy octavo. pp. 72, [4], 8 (A List of Books Published by the Dun Emer Press and the Cuala Press). Quarter linen on illustrated paper boards. Edition limited to […]

475.00
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O’NEILL, Moira. Songs of The Glens of Antrim in a CELTIC REVIVAL BINDING

O’NEILL, Moira. Songs of The Glens of Antrim. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1912. Crown octavo. pp. x, 61. Title printed in red and black. Bound in a Celtic revival style full brown morocco, with a Celtic interwoven shield at centre; recently bound in full brown buckram with original upper cover laid on. Top edge gilt. A rare […]

275.00
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 linen, title on green printed label on upper cover. Edition limited to 500 copies. A fine copy in repaired dust jacket. Grace Vandeleur […]

950.00
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RACKHAM, Arthur (Illustr.). & OTHERS. Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm

RACKHAM, Arthur (Illustr.). & OTHERS. Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm. Illustrated by H. Cole, A. Garth Jones, H. R. Millar, A. Rackham, and R. Savage. London: Newnes, 1901. First edition. Post octavo. pp. xii, [2], 310. Coloured frontispiece and titlepage. Original dark blue cloth boards, decorative translucent fairy in gilt, impressed design of castle in green to upper cover; […]

475.00
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SHAW-SPARROW, Walter: Lavery and his Work

SHAW-SPARROW, Walter. John Lavery and his Works. Preface by R.B.Cunninghame Graham. 95 London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. [n.d.] pp.xxxiv. 209. Full cloth with gilt. T.e.g. Slight rubbing to spine. Very good. L4 7E

235.00
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 the Four Provinces and in the centre within a heart Éire 1916. pp. 4, folded sheet, sewn with green ribbon. The card […]

1,250.00
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STEENSON, Martin Moore. A Bibliographical Checklist of the Work of Harry Clarke

STEENSON, Martin Moore. A Bibliographical Checklist of the Work of Harry Clarke. Illustrated. London: Books & Things, 2003. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. 126. Signed by the author. Fine in pictorial wrapper

75.00
STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong.
STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong.

STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong. Illustrated with two chromo-lithographs and two cuts. Dublin: Printed at the Dublin University Press by Ponsonby and Weldrick for Private Circulation, 1895. Quarto. pp.[4], 12, 2 (lithographs). Modern green buckram, with original printed wrappers bound in. A very good copy. [L4BC1 2]

675.00
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STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong. Illustrated with two chromo-lithographs and two cuts

STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong. Illustrated with two chromo-lithographs and two cuts. Dublin: Printed at the Dublin University Press by Ponsonby and Weldrick for Private Circulation, 1895. Quarto. pp. [4], 12, 2 (lithographs). Quarter blue linen on original boards, printed in red and black. Inoffensive water stain to corner of upper cover. […]

675.00
[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 Head Ltd., 1928. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. xxxiii, 219, 11. Untrimmed. Magenta cloth. Designs and titling in gilt. Upper cover with a […]

275.00
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SYNGE, J.M. Queens. With nine colour reproductions of stained glass by Harry Clarke

SYNGE, J.M. Queens. With nine colour reproductions of stained glass by Harry Clarke. Notes on the panels by Nicola Gordon Bowe.  ‘Queens’ was written by Synge about 1903 and first printed in his ‘Poems and Translations’ at the Cuala Press in 1909. These poems inspired Harry Clarke to design his ‘iconographically intriguing’ frieze of miniature […]

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THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DARTON, E.J. Harvey. Tales of The Canterbury Pilgrims

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DARTON, E.J. Harvey. Tales of The Canterbury Pilgrims – Retold from Chaucer and Others. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1904. Demy octavo. Second edition. pp. xxiv, 365. Black cloth with stamped lettering and design of horses and trees in gilt on upper cover and rebacked spine. Mild foxing to endpapers, previous owner’s signature on front […]

125.00
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THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DOBSON, Austin. Tales from Maria Edgeworth

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DOBSON, Austin. Tales from Maria Edgeworth. London: Wells Gardner Darton, 1903. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xxiv, [2], 412. Maroon cloth, title and gilt decoration on spine and upper cover. Blind decorative design to rear cover. Spine slightly faded and rubbed. Previous owner’s signatures. Top edge gilt. Thirteen-page introduction by Austin Dobson. Illustrated with fifty-one […]

125.00
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THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). MITFORD, Mary R. Our Village

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). MITFORD, Mary R. Our Village. With introduction by Ann Thackeray Ritchie and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. Crown octavo. Second edition. pp. lx, 256. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers; green silk marker. All edges gilt. Small nick to top […]

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THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). READE, Charles. Peg Woffington

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). READE, Charles. Peg Woffington. With an Introduction by Austin Dobson and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: George Allen, 1899. Crown octavo. First edition, first impression. pp. li, 297, [1]. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers. All edges gilt. Presentation inscription on half title. Mild […]

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THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. London: Redway, 1896. Foolscap octavo. Gilt decorated cloth. Original blue cloth, spine and front board decorated in gilt with foxhunters. Top edge gilt. A very good copy. “The Chase” is probably the most famous epic length poem and paean to foxhunting and one that most definitely helped shape […]

100.00
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 Psalter of Rice March. London: Nichols, 1869. Elephant folio. pp. ii, 16, 4 (plates). Printed stiff wrappers. A fine copy. Very scarce.

345.00
Inauguration ODE Performed at the Opening of the National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufactures, and Materials of Ireland.
WALLER, John Francis. Inauguration Ode: Performed at the Opening of The National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufacturers, and Materials of Ireland, Cork, 10th June, 1852.

Author Title Catalog Mainhead Pub Place Price Location Summary PubDate Sort WALLER, John Francis. Inauguration Ode: Performed at the Opening of The National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufacturers, and Materials of Ireland, Cork, 10th June, 1852. Written by John Francis Waller, M.R.I.A. Composed by Robert P. Stewart. 138 RARE CORK ITEM Cork: J.J. Bradford & […]

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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. Quarto. pp. 128. Beige cloth, title and decoration in blue and red on upper cover and spine. A good copy in rare dust jacket. Harry […]

275.00
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.

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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 notes by Leslie Hewitt. 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 […]

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YEATS, Jack B: Apparitions

YEATS, Jack B. Apparitions. Three plays. Apparitions, The Old Sea Road, Rattle. London: Jonathan Cape, 1933. First edition. Blue cloth, titled in blue on spine. From the library of Denis Johnson with his bookplate on front pastedown. A very good copy in rare illustrated frayed dust jacket. SR E With numerous illustrations including five full […]

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YEATS, Jack B. Ceachta beaga Gaedhilge

YEATS, Jack B. Ceachta beaga Gaedhilge. Irish Reading Lessons. Compiled by Norma Borthwick. With illustrations by Jack B. Yeats. Books I, II, and III. Dublin: The Irish Book Company, 1906/1911. Large post octavo. pp. (I) 30, (II) 28, (III) 40. Original printed wrappers. Wear to extremities. Housed in a cloth solander box, title in gilt […]

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YEATS, Jack. B: Sligo [Signed presentation copy from Jack B. Yeats]

YEATS, Jack B. Sligo. London: Wishart & Company, 1932. Crown octavo. First edition. pp. 158. Green cloth, titled in black. Signed presentation copy from Jack B. Yeats to Mrs McCarville. A fine copy in very good and rare dust jacket. “The first of the author’s novels, a pseudo-autobiographical narrative set in his boyhood home in […]

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YEATS, W.B: Fairy Tales

YEATS, W.B. Ed. by. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales. Selected and edited with introduction. Twelve illustrations by James Torrance. London: Scott, n.d. (October, 1893). pp. xix, 326, 6 (publisher’s list). Tan pictorial cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Spine sun-tanned. All edges gilt. A good copy. Very scarce. Wade […]

350.00

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