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A Original Michael Collins Memorial Card dated 22nd August 1922

A memorial card, 3.5 x 2.5″, his monochrome photograph within a thick black border. JESUS MERCY! MARY HELP! Immaculate Heart of Mary pray for him. 100 days. O Merciful Jesus, give eternal rest to his soul, 7 years. In Undying Memory of   GENERAL MICHAEL COLLINS ( Commander-in-Chief of Irish National Army) Killed in Action at Bealnablath, near Bandon, […]

750.00
Roger Casement: Memoriam Card.
A Original 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, Dun Laoghaire. I nDíl Chuimhne Ruaidhrí Mac Easmuinn 1864-1916. A fuair bás ar son Poblacht na hÉireann, 3ú Lúnasa 1916. In Irish with portrait of the Patriot, text within a black border. Verse in English […]

350.00
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BARRY, Tom. Guerilla Days in Ireland

BARRY, Commandant General Tom. Guerilla Days in Ireland. With maps and illustrations. Cork: Mercier Press, 1955. Demy octavo. Second edition. pp. [x], 223. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. Inscribed on dedication “Is there any evidence that all the photographs are genuine?” L1 BC2 2A

65.00
Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland.
BÉASLAÍ, Piaras: 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, O.S.B. With two portraits in full colour by Sir John Lavery, and other illustrations to each volume. This major work on Michael Collins is by one of his closest friends. An item which is now […]

95.00
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BENNETT, Richard. The Black and Tans

BENNETT, Richard. The Black and Tans. Illustrated. 130 New York: Barnes & Noble, 1959. First edition. pp. 228. Quarter black cloth, on black papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in pictorial dust jacket. €50.00  “The ‘Black and Tans’ were sent to Ireland in March 1920 by Lloyd-George’s Coalition Cabinet to […]

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COMERFORD, Maire: The First Dail

COMERFORD, Maire. The First Dáil January 21st 1919. Illustrated. 141 Dublin: Published by Joe Clarke, 1969. pp. 119. Pictorial wrappers designed by Joe Comerford. A good copy. The author was present at the first and other meetings of the first Dáil Éireann. She served on one of its committees and was a nominated member of […]

50.00
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CONNOLLY, James. Labour in Ireland. Labour in Irish History (Inscribed by William O’Brien)

UNIQUE CONNOLLY ASSOCIATION COPY CONNOLLY, James. Labour in Ireland. Labour in Irish History. The Re-Conquest of Ireland. With an introduction by Robert Lynd. Dublin: Maunsel, 1922. pp. xxxviii, 346. A most attractive copy bound in full morocco, gilt bordered. Spine divided into five compartments by raised bands, with title in gilt in second and fourth, […]

950.00
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COOGAN, Tim Pat: Wherever Green is Worn

COOGAN, Tim Pat. Wherever Green is Worn. The Story of the Irish Diaspora. Illustrated. 102 London: Hutchinson, 2000. pp. xxii, 746. Fine in illustrated wrappers. “The author dedicates this work “”to the achievements of the Irish, and may reverence never descend upon us””.” 2001 COOGAN, Tim Pat. L3 7C

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DE BURCA, Seamus: The Soldier’s Song

DE BURCA, Seamus. The Soldier’s Song. The story of Peadar Kearney. Illustrated. Dublin: P.J. Bourke, 1958. 255 pp. Signed presentation copy from the author. Cloth. Attractive copy in dust jacket. L1 BC2 1A

150.00
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Dublin and The Sinn Féin Rising

[EASTER RISING] “Dublin and the “”Sinn Féin Rising””. Portraits, Documents, Pictures. Volunteer Relics, Arms & Accoutrements, Story of the Rising. Photographed by Chancellor. Profusely illustrated.” 144 Dublin: Wilson Hartnell, [1916]. Oblong quarto. Stapled pictorial cream wrappers. A few nicks to fore-edge of wrapper. A very good copy.  “Carty 624. Illustrated with portraits of the leaders, […]

275.00
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Dublin’s Fighting Story 1916-1921

DUBLIN’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM Dublin’s Fighting Story 1916-1921. Told by the men who made it. With a unique pictorial record of the period. Tralee: The Kerryman, 1947. pp. 226. Pictorial wrappers. A very good copy. L4 BC2 2B

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DWYER, Ryle. T: Michael Collins and the Treaty

DWYER, T. Ryle. Michael Collins and the Treaty. His Differences with de Valera. Dublin: Mercier Press, 1981. pp. 172, 8 (publisher’s list). Fine in illustrated wrappers. “To the ‘Big Fella’ the signing of the Treaty between Ireland and Britain in 1921 was a “”Stepping Stone””. The ‘Long Fella’ called it Treason.” DWYER, T. Ryle. L3 […]

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EASTER PROCLAMATION: The Easter Proclamation of the Irish Republic

EASTER PROCLAMATION: The Easter Proclamation of the Irish Republic MCMXVI. Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1960. pp. 8. Stiff papered pictorial boards. Text printed in red and black. A fine copy. L3 7B

95.00
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.

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, Eamonn Ceannt, Thomas J. Clarke, […]

2,450.00
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FOX, R.M: Rebel Irish Women

Progress House, Dublin, 1967. Soft Cover. In fine Condition: 112 pp. Illustrated. Contents include Maud Gonne, Constance de Markievicz. Eva Gore Booth, Mary MacSwiney, Grace Plunkett, Nora Connolly O’ Brien, Helena Molony, Hanna Sheehy – Skeffington, Maeve Cavanagh MacDowell, Dora Maguire, Charlotte Despard, Mother Jones. Lightly nicked at spine ends. Else v.g. Quite scarce 1967 […]

75.00
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GAUGHAN, J. Anthony. Austin Stack: Portrait of a Separatist (Signed by the Author)

SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR GAUGHAN, J. Anthony. Austin Stack: Portrait of a Separatist. Illustrated. Dublin: Kingdom Books, 1977. Demy octavo. pp. 408. Blue papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by the author on titlepage. With previous owner’s bookplate. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. Rare. Austin Stack (1879-1929), revolutionary, was born […]

275.00
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GLEESON, James: Bloody Sunday

GLEESON, James. Bloody Sunday. Illustrated. 139 London: Peter Davies, 1962. First edition. pp. 212. Green papered boards, titled in silver. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket, with small tears. Scarce. Bloody Sunday tells the exciting story of Michael Collins’ struggle against the mighty British Empire and in particular the events of Sunday, November […]

75.00
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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 have managed to acquire an international reputation on three separate occasions during their lives, in three different parts of the world. Roger […]

100.00
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IRISH FREE STATE Saorstát Eireann. Irish Free State Official Handbook

IRISH FREE STATE Saorstát Eireann. Irish Free State Official Handbook. With numerous illustrations and large folding map at end. Edited by Bulmer Hobson. 96 Dublin: Talbot, 1932. pp. 324, 150 (Ads). Owner’s name on front pastedown. Very good. With chapters on: The Country and its People; The Fauna and Flora; Geology, Structural and Economic; History; […]

135.00
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Leaders and Men of the Easter Rising: Dublin 1916

MARTIN, F.X. Ed. by. Leaders and Men of the Easter Rising: Dublin 1916. London: Methuen, 1967. First edition. pp. xii, 276. Green papered boards, titled in gilt on spine. Some minor spotting to fore-edge. A very good copy in lightly frayed dust jacket. The Easter Rising was planned and led by a secret council of […]

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LYNCH, Florence Monteith: The Mystery Man of Banna Strand (Signed by Author)

[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 dust jacket. Scarce.  “Much has […]

225.00
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MacEVILLY, Michael: A Splendid Resistance [Hardback]

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 a military career which began in […]

50.00
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MacEVILLY, Michael: A Splendid Resistance. [LIMITED EDITION]

MacEVILLY, Michael. A Splendid Resistance. A Life of IRA Chief of Staff Dr. Andy Cooney. Foreword by Sean O Mahony. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2011. pp. xix, 427. Limited edition of 50 copies in full green morocco gilt, in slipcase. The appointment of Andy (Andrew) Cooney as Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army […]

225.00
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MARTIN, F.X: 1916 and University College Dublin

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 of the Volunteers, and the Essex Regiment’s […]

175.00
[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.

[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 cargo of rifles and ammunition, sailed bravely […]

125.00
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NEESON, Eoin: The life and Death of Michael Collins

NEESON, Eoin. The Life and Death of Michael Collins. Illustrated. 139 TLS FROM ‘THE SOLE SURVIVOR OF BEAL NA mBLATH’ Cork: The Mercier Press, 1968. pp. 163, [1]. Black cloth, titled in gilt. Detailed map of the ambush at Béal na mBlath on endpapers. Loosely inserted is a most interesting two and a half page […]

475.00
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NOYES, Alfred: The Accusing Ghost or Justice fo Casement

NOYES, Alfred. The Accusing Ghost or Justice for Casement. Illustrated. 110 London: Victor Gollancz, 1957. First edition. pp. 191. Brown paper boards, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. Scarce. L3 7B

75.00
Ó BROIN, Leon. Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924.
Ó BROIN, Leon. Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924.

Ó BROIN, Leon. Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924. Dublin: Gill, 1976. pp. [viii], 245. Brown papered boards, title in silver on spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. Scarce. This is the full history of the IRB tracing the fortunes of the organisation which had a two-fold objective: to […]

145.00
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Ó CATHASAIGH, P. The Story of the Irish Citizen Army. (Signed by Sean O’Casey)

Ó CATHASAIGH, P. The Story of the Irish Citizen Army. 104 O’CASEY’S FIRST BOOK Dublin: Maunsel, 1919. pp. vi, 72. Printed stapled wrappers. A fine copy. Scarce. €425.00 L4BC2 2C Sean O’Casey’s first book, with his name in the Irish vernacular. The first account of the formation of the Irish Citizen Army during the Dublin […]

850.00
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O’BRIEN, Conor Cruise: States of Ireland

O’BRIEN, Conor Cruise. States of Ireland. 139 New York: Vintage Books, 1973. pp. 336. Green cloth, title in green on spine. Presentation inscription on front free endpaper. A very good copy. €30.00 L3 7B This work is a masterly and highly individual study of the whole complex situation in Ireland over the centuries. It is […]

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O’BRIEN, William. A Queen of Men

O’BRIEN, William. A Queen of Men. With frontispiece. London: Fisher Unwin, 1899. The third and popular impression. pp. x, [2], 321. Green cloth, decorated in black to a Celtic design on upper cover, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy. This historical novel is set in Galway and Mayo during the turbulent period […]

75.00
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O’BROIN, Leon: Dublin Castle & The 1916 Rising

Ó BROIN, Leon. Dublin Castle and the 1916 Rising. Illustrated. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970. Demy octavo. Revised edition. pp. 192. Green paper boards, titled in gilt. A near fine copy in frayed dust jacket. The story of the Rising, of the events that led up to it, and of its consequences, as seen from […]

75.00
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O’CONNOR, Frank: The Big Fellow. Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution.

O’CONNOR, Frank. The Big Fellow. Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution. Illustrated. 131 Dublin: Clonmore & Reynolds. London: Burns & Oates, 1965. pp. xii, [1], 192, 8 (plates). Black buckram, titled in gilt. Top edge red. A fine copy in frayed dust jacket. In this lengthy biography, the author brings alive the legendary figure of […]

65.00
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O’DONOGHUE, Florence: Thomas MacCurtain

O’DONOGHUE, Florence. Tomás MacCurtain. Foreword by Daniel Corkery. Illustrated. 83 Tralee, The Kerryman, 1958. pp. xiv, 226. Fine in frayed d.j. The Cork Separatist group was a remarkable combination of men of varied character and talents. Its three leaders, the men who successively commanded the Cork Brigade during the struggle for independence, MacCurtain, MacSwiney and […]

75.00
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O’DONOVAN, Donal. Kevin Barry and his Time (SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY BY THE AUTHOR)

O’DONOVAN, Donal. Kevin Barry and his Time. Illustrated. “NO MORE LONELY SCAFFOLDS” SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY BY THE AUTHOR” Dublin: Glendale, 1989. First edition. pp. 244. Grey paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed presentation copy from the author dated 1989. A very good copy in pictorial dust jacket. L1 BC2 2A

175.00
O'Neil, Thomas: Eamonn de Valera
O’Neil, Thomas: Eamonn de Valera (Siged by De Valera)

LONGFORD, The Earl of & O’NEILL, Thomas P. Eamon de Valera. Illustrated. 124 Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971. pp. xix, [2], 499. Quarter brown buckram on marbled boards. Signed by De Valera. A good copy in frayed dustjacket. L3 7C

350.00
Rebel Cork's Fighting Story
Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story

CORK’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story from 1916 to the Truce with Britain. With a unique pictorial record of the period. Tralee: The Kerryman, n.d. (c.1947). pp. 208. Pictorial wrappers. Crease to upper cover. A very good copy. L4 BC2 2B  

125.00
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RYAN, A. P: Mutiny at the Curragh

RYAN, A.P. Mutiny at the Curragh. Illustrated. 131 London: Macmillan, 1956. pp. xvii, 221. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. The author tells the story of the alleged ‘mutiny’ and plot against a background of bitter dissention between Conservatives and […]

65.00
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RYAN, Desmond: Michael Collins and the Invisible Army

RYAN, Desmond. Michael Collins and the Invisible Army. 98 Tralee: Anvil 1979. pp. 164. Very good in illustrated wraps.  “Men more intimate that he was with Collins have attempted as much, but in neither the most formal nor the most familiar studies has the real Collins emerged as he indubitably emerges in Desmond Ryan’s pages”. […]

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RYAN, Desmond: The Rising

RYAN, Desmond. The Rising. The Complete Story of Easter Week. 144 Dublin: Golden Eagle Books, 1966. Fourth edition. pp. [vi], 276. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. With map of Dublin, Easter 1916, on endpapers. A fine copy in dust jacket. The full story of The Rising from the beginnings in the Secret […]

60.00
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
Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook
Sinn Féin Rebellion Handbook, Easter 1916. A complete and connected narrative of the Rising

Sinn Féin Rebellion Handbook, Easter 1916. A complete and connected narrative of the Rising … the Fighting … the Great Fires … Names of Persons Interred … Lists of Prisoners … Special Map Printed in Colours (Illustrating the Area of Fighting) … Despatches of Sir John Maxwell and Viscount French … Report of Public Trials, […]

175.00
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SPINDLER, Karl. The Mystery of the Casement Ship

SPINDLER, Karl. The Mystery of the Casement Ship. With a foreword by Florence O’Donoghue. Tralee: Anvil, n.d. [1965]. Crown octavo. Pictorial wrappers. Covers creased. Previous owner’s signature on titlepage. A good reading copy. The first full account of Sir Roger Casement’s part in the prelude to the 1916 Rising. Captain Karl Spindler was Commander of […]

35.00
Michael Collins’ Own Story. Told to Hayden Talbot.
TALBOT, Hayden: Michael Collins’ Own Story. Told to Hayden Talbot.

TALBOT, Hayden. With an introduction by Éamonn de Búrca. Dublin: De Búrca, November, 2012. pp. 256, plus index. Full buckram gilt. In pictorial dust jacket. The American journalist Hayden Talbot first met Michael Collins at the Gresham Hotel in Dublin, shortly after the signing of the Anglo-Irish treaty in December 1921. In the course of […]

45.00
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TAYLOR, Rex: Michael Collins

TAYLOR, Rex. Michael Collins. Illustrated. 85 London, Hutchinson, 1958. First. pp. 352, 17 (illustrations). Fine in frayedd.j. L3 7B

125.00
The History of the Irish Citizen Army.
The History of the Irish Citizen Army.

FOX, R.M. The History of the Irish Citizen Army. Frontispiece. Dublin: Duffy, 1943. First edition. pp. ix, 241. Green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Owner’s signature on front endpaper. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. The Irish Citizen Army was founded on 23rd November 1913 by Jim Larkin, James […]

85.00
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The Sinn Féin Revolt

[SINN FEIN REVOLT] The ‘Sinn Féin’ Revolt Illustrated. 103 Dublin: Printed and published by Hely’s Limited, n.d. (1916). pp. 32. Oblong quarto, pictorial wraps. Cover dusty and some pages dog-eared. Very scarce. Story of the Rising, good range of photographs and documents. Not in Carty. 1916 SINN FEIN REVOLT L4BC2 1D

475.00

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