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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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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 the noted Dublin photographers of the day: Valentines, Powells, Curran, Cashman, etc. Patriots: Thomas Ashe, Roger Casement [...]
2,450.00
Robert Emmet's Last Speech From the Dock
In Verse for Recitation. ‘The Best Patriotic Poem since Shamus O’Brien’. The original speech paraphrased in blank verse, circa 350 lines set in four columns with a portrait of Emmet in the dock, the whole within black borders, image circa 49.5 x 34cms, verso blank, published by Independent Newspapers [...]
675.00
The Trial of Robert Emmet, September 19th 1803.
Attractive full colour print, image circa 25 x 37cms, verso blank, probably a weekly paper supplement, showing Emmet in the dock delivering his celebrated speech. ‘When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then, and not till then, let my epitaph be written.’ Strongly mounted [...]
475.00
INTELLECTUAL, SUBTLE, ALLEGORICAL, MYSTICAL ERIGENA. ERIGENA [Johannes Scotus] Joannis Scoti Erigenae De Divisione Naturae. Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1681. Folio. pp. [xiv], 63, 66-98, 97-98, 101-104, 103-312, [iv], 88. Complete in spite of erratic pagination. The appendix with separate divisional titlepage with Latin and Greek text in parallel columns. Two [...]
5,750.00
EXECUTION OF ROBERT EMMET, in Thomas Street, 20th September 1803. Attractive full colour print, image circa 25.5 x 40.5cms, verso blank, probably a weekly paper supplement. Showing Emmet on the executioner’s platform, surrounded by Redcoats. Strongly mounted on backing board behind double green window mount and clear mylar. Scarce.  
275.00
FELTHAM John. A Guide to All the Watering and Sea-Bathing Places; with a Description of the Lakes; and Itineraries. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A new and improved edition. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 6, Bridge-street, Blackfriars, n.d. [1812]. pp. iv, 528, [8 (publisher’s list)], [58 (plates, maps and [...]
150.00
golden_jubilee
67 Golden Jubilee. Poster print, image 40.5 x 25.5cms, verso blank, supplement to the Weekly Freeman, St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 1917, showing cameo portraits of nine Fenian leaders centred around James Stephens, also including John O’Leary, Kickham, Colonel Bourke, O’Donovan Rossa etc., within a Celtic-style border. Fine [...]
375.00
WITH DRAWINGS BY MARGARET STOKES FERGUSON, Samuel. The Cromlech on Howth. A Poem. With illuminations from the Book of Kells & of Durrow, and drawings from nature by MS [Margaret Stokes]. With notes on Celtic ornamental art, revised by George Petrie. London: Day & Son, 1861. Folio. Bound in full [...]
1,250.00
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. iv, 136, 2 (plates). Modern full antique style calf, title in gilt on black morocco label on [...]
475.00
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 [...]
2,500.00
FITZ-GERALD, Mr. John. The Narrative of Mr. John Fitz-Gerald, Late of the Order of St. Francis, in the Kingdom of Ireland.
FITZ-GERALD, Mr. John. The Narrative of Mr. John Fitz-Gerald, Late of the Order of St. Francis, in the Kingdom of Ireland. Wherein is Contained 1. Several things relating to the Irish Plot, Managed by Plunket the Titular Arch-Bishop of that Kingdom (and now committed to the Gaol of Newgate). 2 [...]
675.00
FITZGERALD, Rev. P. & M’GREGOR, J.J. The History, Topography, and Antiquities, of the County and City of Limerick; with a Preliminary View of the History and Antiquities of Ireland. With a large fold. map of the County surveyed by James Coffey in 1825, engraved plates and folding tables [...]
465.00
FLOOD, W.H. Grattan. Notes towards a Parochial History of the Diocese of Ferns. Waterford: Downey & Co., 1916. Quarto. pp. xxiv, 246. Green cloth, titled in gilt on spine. Recased. A very good working copy. Scarce.
145.00
FRASER, Robert. General View of the Agriculture and Mineralogy, present State and Circumstances of the County of Wicklow, with observations on the means of their improvement; drawn up for the consideration of The Dublin Society. With coloured folding map of the county. Dublin: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell for the [...]
475.00
FRENCH, Henry W. Our Boys in Ireland. Illustrated. New York: Worthington, 1891. Royal octavo. pp. x, 331. Pictorial cloth, title in gilt on spine. Light wear to extremities. A very good copy. Henry Willard French, American author of fiction for juveniles and newspaper correspondent was a native of West Hartford [...]
235.00
GALLAGHER, Frank. Days of Fear. A Diary of Hunger Strike. London: John Murray, 1928. First edition. Crown octavo. pp. 175. Quarter black morocco on black buckram boards, title and author in gilt on spine. A fine copy. Rare. Frank Gallagher 1893-1962 [pseud. David Hogan] was a native of Cork. London [...]
185.00
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 [...]
45.00
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 [...]
3,250.00
De Burca Rare Books
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 the Plantagenets. The Synod of Cashel and The Annals of the Danish Church of St. Olaf’s [...]
575.00
GLEESON, Dermot F. Roscrea Town and Parish. A History of the Catholic Parish of Roscrea from the earliest times to the present day with some account of the territories of Uí Cairin and Eile Uí Cearbhaill. Introduction by Most Rev. Dr. Michael Fogarty, Lord Bishop of Killaloe. With illustrations and [...]
165.00
Cashel of the Kings.
GLEESON, Rev. John. A History of the Ancient Capital of Munster from the date of its foundation until the present day. Including historical notices of the Kings of Cashel from the 4th century to the 12th century. The succession of bishops and archbishops from St. Ailbe to the present day [...]
40.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical and Prose Works of Oliver Goldsmith
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 over bevelled boards. Premium Prize label awarded to Mary Hewetson, Ladies’ Seminary, Rochelle, Cork, on front pastedown [...]
145.00
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. Five volumes. 135 A TRUE IRISH PATRIOT London: Colburn, 1839/1846. Contemporary half vellum on marbled boards, titles in gilt on red morocco labels on spines. From the library [...]
675.00
H-R-N [DUNNE, John Joseph] Here and There Memories.
H-R-N [DUNNE, John Joseph] Here and There Memories. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896. First edition. pp. xi, 411. Cloth boards in Irish colours; orange, white and green. Small gilt decoration on upper board. A very good copy. The author is identified by Halkett and Laing (second edition). John Joseph Dunne [...]
175.00
HALIDAY, William U. Úraicecht na Gaedhilge. A Grammar of the Gaelic Language. Dublin: Printed by John Barlow, 29, Bolton-Street, 1808. Large 12mo. First edition. pp. xv, [1], 201, [(1 errata)], engraved table of Ogham alphabet between p.178 and 179. Contemporary full tree calf, spine professionally rebacked and divided into [...]
375.00
HAVERTY, Martin. History of Ireland from The Earliest Period to the Present Time: IN FINE CELTIC REVIVAL BINDING
IN FINE CELTIC REVIVAL BINDING HAVERTY, Martin. History of Ireland from The Earliest Period to the Present Time; Derived from Native Annals, and from the Researches of Dr. O’Donovan, Professor Eugene Curry, The Rev. C.P. Meehan, Dr. R.R. Madden and other Eminent Scholars. New York: Thomas Kelly [...]
875.00
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, numerous wars, invasions, rebellions, political movements and upheavals have plagued our land; it is therefore to be expected that the history [...]
225.00
hayes-mccoy
HAYES-McCOY, Gerard A. A CLASSIC OF THE GALLOGLAS FAMILIES An account of their service during that period, of the reaction of their activities on Scottish affairs, and of the effect of their presence in Ireland, together with an examination of the Gallóglaigh or Galloglas. With maps, illustrations and genealogies of [...]
45.00
The Annals of Loch Cé.
HENNESSY, William M. Ed. by. The Annals of Loch Cé. A chronicle of Irish affairs from A.D. 1014 to A.D. 1590. Edited and with a translation by W.M. Hennessy. With folding coloured plate of the TCD Ms. Two volumes. Dublin: De Búrca, 2000. Third. pp. (1) lix [...]
110.00
Henry Grattan's Famous Speech in College Green
GRATTAN, Henry. Famous Speech in College Green Parliament 1782, on ‘Ireland a Nation’. Grattan’s original speech paraphrased in blank verse, circa 350 lines set in four columns with a portrait of Grattan in the Old Irish Parliament, the whole within black borders, image circa 46.5 x 34.5cms, verso [...]
675.00
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 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 [...]
135.00
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) 234, 1, (2) 11, 171 (plates). Modern half black morocco on cloth boards. A fine copy. Rare [...]
975.00
HERBERT, Máire. Iona, Kells and Derry: The History and Hagiography of the Monastic Familia of Columba. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xiii, [1], 327. Blue buckram, titled in gilt. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. This is a study of the history and documentary records [...]
385.00
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, Clauses 1-18 and annexes, with sub-headings, with reproduced signatures and photographs of the delegates, below crossed green and gold flags with ‘FF’ device and the motto ‘Sinn Fein Abu’, the entire within an [...]
1,250.00
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. Top edge blue. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. Scarce. Covering the period 1918-22, the [...]
145.00
[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 exposition of the ten Commandments. III. An exposition of the Lord’s Prayer; with a catchistical explication [...]
895.00
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, Galgystown, Hook (including Churchtown), Slade, Baginbun, and Bannow; The Town of Wexford, with a chapter on Taghmon [...]
750.00
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 [...]
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. 138 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 [...]
1,650.00
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 gilt. ‘John Mac Donnell Esq. / Steward of the / Turf Club’ in gilt on upper [...]
235.00
Douglas Hyde
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 in red on upper cover with gilt floral decoration. Repair to spine. A very good copy of [...]
275.00
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 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]. Stamp of Keystone Press Agency, Fleet Street, on verso. In very good condition. During his visit Kennedy [...]
275.00
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. With preface by W.B. Yeats. 134 Dublin: Dun Emer Press, 1904. pp. [viii], 128. Quarter linen [...]
485.00
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 [...]
1,250.00
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 have managed to acquire an international reputation on three separate occasions during their lives, in three different [...]
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.
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 four columns with a portrait of De Valera in Volunteer uniform, the whole within black borders, image [...]
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’
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 a shamrock border. Single sheet, 32 x 25.5cms, verso blank, no printer, no date [probably 1921] [...]
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
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.D., Sean McKeon, T.D., Commandant, I.R.A. [The Blacksmith of Ballinalee], and Richard Mulcahy, T [...]
865.00
[IRISH PARLIAMENT] Acts and Statutes made in a Parliament, begun at Dublin the fifth day of October, Anno Dom. 1692. In the fourth year of the reign of our most gracious soveraign Lord and Lady, King William and Queen Mary. Before his excellency, Henry Lord Viscount Sidney, Lord Lieutenant General [...]
1,650.00
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, Colbert, Mac Diarmada; O’Rahilly, MacBride, Pearse, Connolly; Ashe, Daly, Ceannt, Markievicz; O’Hanrahan, de Valera, Clarke, Plunkett: ovals [...]
575.00
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 [...]
150.00
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 [...]
285.00
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 elected assembly to represent the whole of the island. The principal issues to emerge during that time: [...]
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. gold gilt, and gesso, with a leather spine. 267 x 366mm. Two bevelled wooden book covers joined by a leather spine. Elaborately decorated, the upper tablet depicting the Virgin and the company of Heaven above a [...]
2,375.00
De Burca Rare Books
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, 4 (publisher’s list). Green cloth with gilt Celtic designs and title. Presentation inscription from the Bibliographer [...]
65.00
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 good set. L3 2G
245.00
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 NEVER-FORGOTTEN COUNTRYSIDE ABOUT GLENOSHEEN Published by De Burca Rare Books.
165.00
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 Irish People. With 525 illustrations and one coloured plate. Two volumes.Dublin: Gill, 1913. Second edition. pp [...]
165.00
Towers of 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, + errata. Bound by Cavenagh of Dublin (label on lower pastedown) in mauve cloth, title and gilt decoration [...]
375.00
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 (author’s list). Blue pebbled cloth, title in gilt on brown morocco labels on spine. A very [...]
750.00
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 as the eighty-odd years from the mid 16th to the early 17th centuries: the age of the [...]
29.50
[KIMBER, Edward] The Peerage of Ireland. A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Peers of that Kingdom.
KIMBER, Edward. The Peerage of Ireland. A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Peers of that Kingdom; their descents, collateral branches, births, marriages and issue … together with the paternal coats of arms, crests, supporters and mottoes. Also complete lists of the baronets, extinct peers and Chief Governors of [...]
875.00
KING, Jeremiah. County Kerry Past and Present. A Handbook to the Local and Family History of the County. 139 Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co., 1931. First edition. Contemporary half morocco on cloth boards, title and author in gilt direct on spine. Castle Hacket copy with bookplate on front pastedown. Interleaved [...]
475.00
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 [...]
3,500.00
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 [...]
275.00
[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; their addresses – as far as could be ascertained – the [...]
475.00
LEDWICH, Edward. Antiquities of Ireland.
LEDWICH, Edward. Antiquities of Ireland. Dublin: Printed by John Jones, No. 90 Bride Street, 1803. Quarto. pp. [xx], 526, [xiv (index and directions for the binder)], [41 (plates)]. Modern half calf over marbled boards, title, author and year in gilt direct on spine. Usual mild foxing. A very sturdy copy [...]
375.00
Les Reports des Cases & Matters en Ley Resolves & Adjudges en les Courts del Roy en Ireland.
DAVIES, Sir John. Les Reports des Cases & Matters en Ley Resolves & Adjudges en les Courts del Roy en Ireland. London, Printed by C. Flether, J. Streater, and H. Twyford, Assigns of Richard Atkyns and Edward Atkyns, Esquires, 1674. Folio. pp. [xxviii], 198. Some damp staining and discreet marginal [...]
1,350.00
Being a history of the parishes of Kilsaran, Gernonstown, Stabannon, Manfieldstown and Dromiskin. With many particulars relating to the parishes of Richardstown, Dromin and Darver. Comprising a large section of mid-Louth. With five maps (two coloured) and forty two illustrations. Dundalk: William Tempest, 1908. pp. xvi, 9-350. Red cloth, titled [...]
250.00
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. 2. Davenport Dunn. A Man of our Day. With illustrations by Phiz. London: Chapman and Hall, 1858 [...]
950.00
LOCKHART, John Gibson. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte. Illustrated. 914 London: Bickers & Son, 1897. pp. xxii, 496. Contemporary full polished calf. Covers framed by double gilt fillets enclosing in the centre the badge of Downside Abbey in gilt. Spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands, title [...]
225.00
LODGE, John Esq. The Peerage of Ireland, or, A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom. With engravings of their paternal Coats of Arms. Collected from the Public Records; authentic Manuscripts; approved Historians; well-attested Pedigrees; and personal Information. Revised, enlarged and continued to the present time by Mervyn [...]
1,475.00
An ‘Antiquarian Craze’
LOHAN, Máire. An ‘Antiquarian Craze’. The life, times and work in archaeology of Patrick Lyons R.I.C. (1861-1954). Dublin: By Éamonn De Búrca for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2008. pp. xiv, 192. Illustrated. Fine in coloured illustrated stiff wraps. Born in 1861, Sgt. Patrick Lyons, ‘The Antiquarian Policeman’, served with [...]
19.50
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 character proper for picturesque buildings. London: Printed for J. Taylor, 1805. Quarto. pp. [4], [3], 4-27, [1] [...]
1,250.00
[LYNCH, Florence Monteith] The Mystery Man of Banna Strand. The Life and Death of Captain Robert Monteith. Illustrated. 134 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR New York: Vantage, 1959. First. pp. 203. Green papered boards, title in gilt along spine. Signed complimentary copy from the author. A fine copy in lightly frayed [...]
225.00
Seán Mac Diarmada
Facsimile of the last Letter written by Seán Mac Diarmada [to his old Fenian friend John Daly of Limerick], a most moving letter. ‘I expect in a few hours to join Tom and the other heroes in a better world. I have been sentenced to a soldier’s death – to [...]
975.00
With 16 plates and 39 illustrations in the text. 130 London: Methuen, 1928. First edition. pp. xvi, 373, [1]. Green cloth, titled in gilt. From the library of New College Oxford, with armorial bookplate and cancel stamp. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A very good copy. L1 4A
45.00
MACALISTER, R.A.S. The Memorial Slabs of Clonmacnoise, King’s County: with an appendix on the materials for a history of the monastery. With numerous plates, some folding. Dublin: Printed at the University Press, 1909. Royal octavo. pp. xxxii, 159, 50 (plates). Green ribbed cloth, titled in gilt on spine [...]
165.00
Deburca-splendid-resistance
MacEVILLY, Michael. A Life of IRA Chief of Staff Dr. Andy Cooney. Foreword by Sean O Mahony. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2011. pp. xix, 427.The appointment of Andy (Andrew) Cooney as Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) while still a medical student was the highpoint of [...]
50.00
MacGEOGHEGAN, The Abbe. & MITCHEL, John. The History of Ireland, Ancient and Modern. Taken from the most authentic records, and dedicated to the Irish Brigade. With a continuation from the Treaty of Limerick to the Present time by John Mitchel. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece numerous engravings and engraved borders [...]
375.00
Illustrated. 145 Dublin: Fallon, 1966. Large post octavo. pp. 95. Pictorial wrappers. Mild old crease to cover. A very good copy. Very scarce. L3 7B
45.00
MADDEN, R.R. The Island of Cuba: Its Resources, Progress, and Prospects. Considered in relation especially to the influence of its prosperity on the interests of the British West India Colonies. London: Charles Gilpin, 1849. Large 12mo. pp. xxiv, 252. Publisher’s green blind- stamped cloth, title in gilt on rebacked [...]
685.00
“A NAME WHICH IRELAND OUGHT TO HONOUR”” – JOHNSON” [MADDEN, Samuel] Reflections and Resolutions Proper for the Gentlemen of Ireland, As to their Conduct fo          r the Service of their Country, As Landlords, As Masters of Families, As Protestants, As descended from British Ancestors [...]
675.00
THE COOLE LIBRARY COPY – SIGNED BY LADY GREGORY MANGAN, James Clarence. The Poets and Poetry of Munster: A selection of Irish songs by the poets of the last century. With poetical translations by the Late James Clarence Mangan, now for the first time published. With the Original Music, and Biographical [...]
775.00
A Dictionary of Bookplates of Irish Medical Doctors.
MARTIN, Edward A. With short biographies. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2003. pp. xiv, 160. Illustrated boards. Published by De Burca Rare Books.
36.00
McDONNELL, Kathleen Keyes. There is a Bridge at Bandon. A Personal Account of the Irish War of Independence. Illustrated. 100 Dublin: Mercier, 1972. pp. 217. Green cloth. Fine in d.j.  n outstanding book, telling the inside story of the failure of the 1916 Rising in Cork, the reorganising [...]
175.00
The Irish Volunteer's
Foreword by Eamon de Valera. 131 Dublin: Duffy, 1963. pp. xviii, 207. Blue buckram, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. The efforts of the Orange Order in Ulster and the Conservative Party in England to prevent Ireland getting a measure of [...]
125.00
[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. With illustrations and maps on endpapers. Dublin, Browne and Nolan, 1964. pp. xxvi, 201. Fine in d.j. On 26 July 1914 a little white yacht, overloaded with a [...]
125.00
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 Capucines, n.d. (c.1895). Quarto. pp. [iv], 238, [1], 21 (plates). Title printed in red and [...]
2,500.00
MAXWELL rebellion 1798
MAXWELL, W.H. Esq. History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798; with Memoirs of the Union, and Emmett’s Insurrection in 1803. With numerous handcoloured illustrations drawn and engraved by George Cruikshank. London: Baily Brothers, 1845. First edition. pp. vii, [1], 477. Bound in dark green polished calf. Covers framed [...]
475.00
[MAYO MASONS] "Rules and Orders".
[MAYO MASONS] “Rules and Orders. Which are to be punctually observed and kept by the most Antient and Honourable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, according to the old Constitutions granted by his Royal Highness Prince Edwin of York in the Year of Our Lord Nine Hundred Twenty and [...]
1,250.00
McCARTHY, Daniel Trant D.L. J.P. M.R.I.A. The McCarthys of Munster. The Story of a Great Irish Sept. (The McCarthy Mor). Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 1922. pp. [viii], 399. Original Publisher’s cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Armorial photograph mounted on titlepage. Armorial bookplate [...]
245.00
Estates and Landed Society in Galway by Patrick MELVIN.
MELVIN, Patrick. Estates and Landed Society in Galway. With a foreword by Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, December, 2012. pp. 512. Full buckram gilt. And a limited edition of 50 copies only in full goatskin. This work is based on a Trinity College Dublin Ph.D [...]
75.00
MILL, Hugh Robert. The Life of Sir Ernest Shackleton. Illustrated. London: William Heinemann, 1923. Demy octavo. pp. xv, 312. Black cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Light foxing to prelims. A very good copy. Scarce. Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922), explorer, was born in Kilkea, County [...]
125.00
  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 Artist, with Descriptions of each View. Five parts. Twenty views. Published by T. Milton, No. 35 [...]
1,465.00
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 21 volumes. New York: Printed for Subscribers only by Boni & Liveright, 1922/24. Bound in contemporary full crushed navy levant morocco. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands; author, title and edition in [...]
2,650.00
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 & [...]
250.00
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].
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 [...]
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. One page quarto. He writes about procuring books for Rev. Millman and on his calling card attached to the letter [...]
475.00
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