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In this section, you’ll discover a substantial collection of rare books for sale relating to the History of Ireland. From the Viking Invasion, Myths & Legends, The Celts, Saints & Scholars, The Normans, The 1641 Rebellion, The Penal Laws, The 1798 Rebellion, The Act of Union, The Great Famine, old books on Young Ireland, The Catholic Emancipation, Home Rule, The Gaelic League, The Easter Rising, The War of Independence and many more antiquarian books for sale.

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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 [...]
150.00
[ACHILLES] Log of H.M.S. Achilles. Commanded by Captain A.C.F. Heneage, afterwards Admiral Heneage.
ACHILLES. Log of H.M.S. Achilles. Commanded by Captain A.C.F. Heneage, afterwards Admiral Heneage. Kept by F [...]
1,500.00
A print of the first Dail Eirean
[DAIL EIREANN] Commemorative Poster of the First Dail Eireann, 1919. In the centre an illustration of the members, in the [...]
1,275.00
IRISH REPUBLICAN LEADERS 1916
[DAIL EIREANN] Commemorative Poster of the First Dail Eireann, 1919. In the centre an illustration of the members, in the [...]
1,250.00
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Translated into English by Rev. J. Donovan, Professor, &c., Royal College, Maynooth. 145 Dublin: Printed for the Translator by [...]
75.00
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[DUBLIN WILLS] Appendix to the twenty-sixth report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records and Keeper of the State [...]
475.00
FAMINE IN IRELAND
Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends during the famine in Ireland, 1846 and 1847. With [...]
35.00
[IRISH LEADERS] An intriguing poster print, with a composition of photographs of De Valera
[COLLINS, Michael. De VALERA, Eamon & GRIFFITH, Arthur] Irish Leaders. An intriguing poster print, with a composition of photographs of [...]
950.00
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[LIMERICK] Limerick’s Fighting Story from 1916 to the Truce with Britain. Told by the men who made it. Edited [...]
95.00
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 [...]
2,350.00
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A PROCLAMATION Whereas disaffection and unrest still prevail in certain parts of Ireland, causing anxiety and alarm amongst the peaceful [...]
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A.E. “The Dublin Strike. By A.E. (George W. Russell). A Plea for the Workers. A Speech delivered [...]
675.00
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[ACADEMIAE OXONIENSIS] Academiæ Oxoniensis Gratulatio Pro Exoptato Serenissimi Regis Guilielmi ex Hibernia Reditu. 119 Oxoniæ: E Theatro Sheldoniano anno Dom [...]
675.00
An original print of Dublin after the 1916 Rebellion
AFTER THE BOMBARDMENT. The Holocaust of Ireland’s Greatest Thoroughfare. Friday Morning, 28th April 1916. Full colour print on textured paper [...]
375.00
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[AMERICAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE] The Constitution of the Several Independent States of America; The Declaration of Independence; The Articles of [...]
2,350.00
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 [...]
175.00
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[ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery.
THE PERCEVALS OF CORK [ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery; in its Different Branches of Yvery [...]
1,250.00
Treaty of Friendship and Alliance
[ANGLO-PORTUGUESE TREATY] Treaty of Friendship and Alliance between His Britannic Majesty and His Royal Highness the Prince Regent of Portugal [...]
285.00
Annals of Inishfallen
ANNALS OF INISHFALLEN. The Annals of Inisfallen Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original Manuscript (Rawlinson B 503) in The Bodleian [...]
385.00
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 [...]
865.00
Annals-Ulster
HENNESSY, William M. & MacCARTHY, B. Ed. by.  The Annals of Ulster, otherwise Annala Senait. A chronicle of Irish [...]
285.00
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ARCHER, Lieutenant Joseph. Statistical Survey of the County Dublin, with Observations on the Means of Improvement; Drawn up for the [...]
365.00
A rare print of republican Thomas Ashe
ASHE, Thomas. A Story that will Never Die. Died for Ireland September 25th, 1917. The story of Ashe’s life and [...]
875.00
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ATKINSON, Robert. The Passions and the Homilies from the Leabhar Breac: Text, Translation, and Glossary. 141 Dublin: Hodges Figgis, 1887 [...]
385.00
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 [...]
675.00
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BARCLAY, John. Barclay his Argenis. Or, The Loves of Polyarchus & Argenis. Faithfully Translated out of Latin into English by [...]
1,250.00
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BARRINGTON, Daines. & BEAUFOY, Colonel. The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted. A New Edition, with an Appendix, containing [...]
475.00
With the IRA and the Fight for Freedom
BARRY, Tom. BEASLAI, P., BREEN, Dan & Others. With the I.R.A. in the Fight for Freedom, 1919 to [...]
95.00
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BARRY, Commandant General Tom. Guerilla Days in Ireland. With maps and illustrations. Cork: Mercier Press, 1955. Demy octavo. Second edition [...]
65.00
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BAYLY, Thomas. Certamen Religiosum: or, A Conference between the late King of England, and the late Lord Marquesse of Worcester [...]
3,500.00
Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland.
BÉASLAÍ, Piaras. Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland. Two volumes. A new introduction by Brian P. Murphy [...]
95.00
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Illustrated 130 IN FINE BINDING Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, Company, n.d. (c.1930). pp. 310. Half red morocco on [...]
75.00
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[BEER, Johann Christopher] Das Neu-Geharnischte Groß-Britannien, Das ist: Wahre Landes- und Standes-Beschaffenheit Derer drey-vereinigten Königreiche Engel- Schott- und Irrlands : [...]
1,250.00
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BLAKE, W.O. History of Slavery and the Slave Trade in Ancient and Modern Times (The forms of slavery that [...]
475.00
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BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John. A Letter to Sir William Windham. II. Some Reflections on the Present State of the Nation [...]
485.00
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FIRST EDITION WITH PARALLEL ENGLISH TEXT [BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER IN IRISH] Leabhar na Nornaightheadh Ccomhchoitchionn, agus Mhiniostralachda na Saceaimeinteadh [...]
3,750.00
BOOK OF FENAGH
[BOOK OF FENAGH] The Book of Fenagh in Irish and English, originally compiled by St. Caillin, Archbishop, Abbot and Founder [...]
475.00
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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK IN THE WORLD THE 9TH CENTURY BOOK OF KELLS FINE FACSIMILE EDITION “THE WORK OF AN [...]
8,850.00
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 [...]
295.00
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 [...]
1,250.00
BOUHÉREAU
BOUHÉREAU, Élie. Traité D’Origéne Contre Celse. Ou défence de la Religion Chrétienne contre les accusations des Païens. Traduit du [...]
1,250.00
BOURK, Hubert. The Information of Hubert Bourk Gent Touching the Popish Plot in Ireland.
BOURK, Hubert. The Information of Hubert Bourk Gent Touching the Popish Plot in Ireland, carried on by the Conspiracies of [...]
350.00
Burke People and Places.
BOURKE [de Búrca], Éamonn. With clan location maps, illustrations and 50 pages of genealogies. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for [...]
20.00
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 [...]
65.00
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BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. A Treatise of the Art of War: Dedicated to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty. With [...]
2,650.00
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. Parthenissa, That Most Fam'd Romance.
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. Parthenissa, That Most Fam’d Romance. The Six Volumes Compleat. Composed By The Right Honourable [...]
1,450.00
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Edited with an introduction, translations, notes and indices by R.I. Best and H.J. Lawlor. London: [Printed by Harrison [...]
685.00
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Edited from a Manuscript in the Royal Library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. By Whitley Stokes. London: [...]
675.00
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Part I: A complete facsimile in collotype by W. Griggs, with a transcription; accompanied by an introduction descriptive of the [...]
1,250.00
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Two volumes. London: Bradshaw Society, 1914. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. (1) xxxvi, 140, (2) [iv], lxxviii, 9. Black cloth [...]
485.00
BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland.
BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland, to the Close of the Twelfth Century; accompanied by interesting historical and [...]
285.00
Memoirs of the Life
Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Earl of Orrery, and of the Family of the Boyles. Containing several [...]
275.00
Edmund Burke signed document
Document signed ‘Camden P’ as First Lord of the Admiralty, and also by the Lord Privy Seal Lord Dorset, Edmund [...]
1,350.00
Clonmell
BURKE, Rev. William Canon. History of Clonmel. Illustrated. 127 Waterford: Printed by N. Harvey & Co. for the Clonmel Library [...]
575.00
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CARLISLE, Nicholas. An Index to the Transactions of The Royal Irish Academy, from its incorporation in 1786, to the present [...]
875.00
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CARLYLE, Thomas. Reminiscences of My Irish Journey in 1849. With a preface by J.A. Froude. London: Sampson Low, 1882 [...]
225.00
Stranger in Ireland
CARR, John Esq. The Stranger in Ireland A Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of that Country, in the [...]
2,350.00
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CARTE, Thomas. An History of the Life of James Duke of Ormonde. From his birth in 1610, to his death [...]
785.00
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Roger Casement: Memoriam Card.
CASEMENT, Roger Casement. Memoriam Card issued on the Centenary of the birth of Roger Casement 1864-1964, by the Casement Committee [...]
575.00
Sir Roger Casement’s Last Speech from the Dock
[CASEMENT, ROGER] Sir Roger Casement’s Last Speech from the Dock Done into Verse. The Ideal Recitation for Volunteers. Single sheet [...]
1,500.00
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CASEMENT ON IRISH LANGUAGE & MRS TUBRIDY TEACHER AT CARRAROE To provide for them in school and support for the [...]
950.00
Sir Roger Casement
CASEMENT, Roger. Original Lithograph drawn on stone from Life (1916) by Prof. L. Fanto, Art Director, State Theatre, Saxony. Limited [...]
1,650.00
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IN A FINE CONTEMPORARY DUBLIN BINDING CAUSSIN, Nicholas. The Holy Court, being a comprehensive system of Moral Maxims, Pious Reflections [...]
1,250.00
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MOUNT CONGREVE COPY CHAMBERS, Ephraim. Cyclopaedia: or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; … The Third Edition corrected and [...]
1,450.00
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LIMITED TO 30 COPIES ONLY IN A FINE BINDING CHANDLER, Edward. Photography in Ireland. The Nineteenth Century. Illustrated. Dublin: De [...]
750.00
chandler-photography
CHANDLER, Edward. Photography in Ireland The Nineteenth Century. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2001. Folio. pp. xii, 44 (plates), 134. With [...]
20.00
CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d'Angleterre.
CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d’Angleterre, d’Ecosse et d’Irlande, fait en 1788 et 1789. Ouvrage [...]
585.00
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CLARENDON, Hon. Hugh of Windsor, Esq. A New and Authentic History of England from the Remotest Period of Intelligence to [...]
375.00
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Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, and Baron Douro of Wellesley, all in the County of Somerset, K.B [...]
185.00
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CLARKE, Thomas J. Glimpses of an Irish Felon’s Prison Life. With an introduction by P.S. O’Hegarty. Dublin: Maunsel & [...]
145.00
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[COGAN, Thomas] John Buncle, Junior, Gentleman. Dublin: Printed by W. Kidd, for W. Whitestone, B. Corcoran, D. Chamberlaine, J. Potts [...]
285.00
Deburca-Trias
COLGAN, John. seu Divorum Patricii, Columbae et Brigidae, trium veteris et maioris Scotiae, seu Hiberniae Sanctorum Insulae, Communium Patronorum Acta [...]
190.00
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[COLLINS, Michael & GRIFFITH, Arthur] Constitution of the Free State of Ireland (English Translation). Saorstát Eireann. No. 1 of 1922 [...]
225.00
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A memorial card, 3.5 x 2.5″, his monochrome photograph within a thick black border. JESUS MERCY! MARY HELP! [...]
750.00
Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921,
COLLINS, Michael. GRIFFITH, Arthur & OTHERS Historic Peace Treaty. An attractive poster print carrying the full text of the Anglo-Irish [...]
1,250.00
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IN FINE BINDING BY WILSON OF DUBLIN With annotations by Philip MacDermot, Esq. and the translator. Coloured half-title and large [...]
1,650.00
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UNIQUE CONNOLLY ASSOCIATION COPY CONNOLLY, James. Labour in Ireland. Labour in Irish History. The Re-Conquest of Ireland. With an introduction [...]
950.00
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COSGRAVE, E. MacDOWEL & PIKE, W.T. Ed. by. Dublin and Co. Dublin in the Twentieth Century. By E. MacDowel [...]
575.00
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 [...]
475.00
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THE ABOMINATIONS OF DERRYCOOSH Illustrated with thirty-four lithographic plates (some coloured) and one folding map. Dublin: Hodges &  Smith [...]
875.00
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[CROWE, E.E.] To-Day in Ireland. Three volumes. London: Printed for Charles Knight, 1825. First edition. pp. (1) [ii] [...]
575.00
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Illustrating the General Post Office; surmounted with the legend 1916 and the Arms of the Four Provinces. Dublin: Published by [...]
165.00
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CURL, James Stevens. The Londonderry Plantation 1609-1914. Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd, 1986. Demy quarto. pp. 503. Sumptuously bound in [...]
685.00
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. Kenmare [...]
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CUSACK, M.F. A History of The Irish Nation. Social, ecclesiastical, biographical, industrial and antiquarian. Illustrated. 110 London, Murdoch, 1876 [...]
475.00
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CUSACK, M.F. A. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 1995. pp. xvi, 453, 6 (extra maps), lxxxiii. Fine in full buckram [...]
45.00
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CUSACK, Mary Francis. An Illustrated History of Ireland: from the Earliest Period. With historical illustrations by Henry Doyle. With coloured [...]
375.00
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 [...]
1,250.00
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D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin. Dublin: Hodges and Smith, College-Green, 1838. Demy octavo. First edition [...]
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Second edition, enlarged. Two volumes. Dublin: Published by the Author for the Subscribers, n.d. (1860). pp. (1) xxiii, 462 [...]
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D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin. Dublin: Hodges and Smith, College-Green, 1838. Demy octavo. First edition. pp [...]
300.00
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 [...]
90.00
DAY, Robert. Books printed in Cork XVII, XVIII, XIX, centuries.
DAY, Robert. Books printed in Cork XVII, XVIII, XIX, centuries. Robert Day, F.S.A. Cork. Titled on page 1: [...]
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DE BURCA, Seamus. The Soldier’s Song. The story of Peadar Kearney. Illustrated. Dublin: P.J. Bourke, 1958. 255 pp [...]
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DE COURCY IRELAND, Dr. John. The Admiral from Mayo. A Life of Almirante William Brown of Foxford, Father of the [...]
125.00
DE COURCY IRELAND, John. History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
DE COURCY IRELAND, John. History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. With numerous illustrations and maps. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for [...]
95.00
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 [...]
295.00
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