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We hope you enjoy browsing Ireland 1916-23. In this section you’ll find rare books relating to The Easter Rising, also known as the Easter Rebellion, The War of Independence and books on leaders such as Michael Collins, Artur Griffith, Thomas MacDonagh, Countess Markievicz, Books on Eamon de Valera, Joseph Plunkett, old book on Thomas J. Clarke, Seán Mac Diarmada, James Connolly, Patrick Pearse and many more.

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A print of the first Dail Eirean
[DAIL EIREANN] Commemorative Poster of the First Dail Eireann, 1919.

[DAIL EIREANN] Commemorative Poster of the First Dail Eireann, 1919. In the centre an illustration of the members, in the Mansion House, surrounded by medallion portraits of them all, within a Celtic border. With the arms of the Four Provinces and the City of Dublin also depicted. Dublin, MacLiam Eartnaill, 1919. 50 x 63cms. Framed […]

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IRISH REPUBLICAN LEADERS 1916
[DAIL EIREANN] Commemorative Poster of the First Dail Eireann, 1919.

[DAIL EIREANN] Commemorative Poster of the First Dail Eireann, 1919. In the centre an illustration of the members, in the Mansion House, surrounded by medallion portraits of them all, within a Celtic border. With the arms of the Four Provinces and the City of Dublin also depicted. Dublin, MacLiam Eartnaill, 1919. 50 x 63cms. Framed […]

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[IRISH LEADERS] An intriguing poster print, with a composition of photographs of De Valera
[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 Éamon De Valera (upper centre, in bow tie), Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith (left and right below), with a reproduction of the signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921, all within a green decorative […]

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[LIMERICK] Limerick’s Fighting Story from 1916 to the Truce with Britain

[LIMERICK] Limerick’s Fighting Story from 1916 to the Truce with Britain. Told by the men who made it. Edited by Col. J.M. MacCarthy. Illustrated. Tralee: Anvil, n.d. (c.1947). pp. 205. Illustrated wrappers. Repair to upper cover and spine. A very good copy. The story of three brigades, west, mid and east and their fight against […]

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A PROCLAMATION By the Lords Justices General and General Governors of Ireland

A PROCLAMATION Whereas disaffection and unrest still prevail in certain parts of Ireland, causing anxiety and alarm amongst the peaceful and law abiding subjects of His Majesty: NOW WE, the Lords Justices General and General Governors of Ireland DO HEREBY proclaim that a state of MARTIAL LAW shall continue to exist throughout Ireland until further […]

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An original print of Dublin after the 1916 Rebellion
AFTER THE BOMBARDMENT

AFTER THE BOMBARDMENT. The Holocaust of Ireland’s Greatest Thoroughfare. Friday Morning, 28th April 1916. Full colour print on textured paper after the painting by A. McGoogan, showing two armoured cars on the bridge, ruins on Sackville Street beyond. Dublin: Wilson Hartnell, [1916]. Image 53 x 41cms, strongly mounted on backing board behind double green window […]

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A rare print of republican Thomas Ashe
ASHE, Thomas. A Story that will Never Die

ASHE, Thomas. A Story that will Never Die. Died for Ireland September 25th, 1917. The story of Ashe’s life and death, told in mainly blank verse, circa 350 lines set in four columns with a portrait of Ashe, the whole within black borders, image circa 48 x 34.5cms, verso blank, no publisher named, circa 1917. […]

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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 the Truce.

BARRY, Tom. BEASLAI, P., BREEN, Dan & Others. With the I.R.A. in the Fight for Freedom, 1919 to the Truce. With location maps. 140 THE RED PATH TO GLORY Tralee: The Kerryman, n.d. (c.1930). pp. 238. Pictorial wrappers. A very good copy. The chapters include: Monaghan Men’s Baptism of Fire at the Ballytrain R.I.C. Post; […]

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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

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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 […]

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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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Roger Casement: Memoriam Card.
CASEMENT, Roger: An Original Memorial Card of Roger Casement

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 […]

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

[CASEMENT, ROGER] Sir Roger Casement’s Last Speech from the Dock Done into Verse. The Ideal Recitation for Volunteers. Single sheet, newspaper folio, 49.5 x 33cms, printed one side only in four columns, within black borders. Passed by Censor. Dublin: Independent Newspapers, 111 Middle Abbey St. No date, circa 1918. With a drawing of Casement in […]

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CASEMENT, Roger. Appeal for the Irish School Children of Connemara

CASEMENT ON IRISH LANGUAGE & MRS TUBRIDY TEACHER AT CARRAROE To provide for them in school and support for the Irish Language. Reprint of a Letter published in the “Irish Independent” 18th April 1914. Quarto. Bifolium. pp. 4 (2 blank). In very good condition. Extremely rare. One copy listed, on WorldCat (Bibliothèque de documentation internationale […]

950.00
Sir Roger Casement
CASEMENT, Roger. Original Lithograph drawn on stone from Life

CASEMENT, Roger. Original Lithograph drawn on stone from Life (1916) by Prof. L. Fanto, Art Director, State Theatre, Saxony. Limited to 350 copies (No. 73). Signed by the printer Colm O Lochlainn, dated 1935. In large folder. 56. x 43cms. Framed and glazed. In very good condition. Roger Casement (1864-1916), was born in Sandycove, Dublin. […]

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CLARKE, Thomas J. Glimpses of an Irish Felon’s Prison Life

CLARKE, Thomas J. Glimpses of an Irish Felon’s Prison Life. With an introduction by P.S. O’Hegarty. Dublin: Maunsel & Roberts, 1922. Crown octavo. pp. xix, 104. Red cloth, titled in blind and in gilt. A fine copy in rare lightly frayed dust jacket. Scarce. Thomas J. Clarke (1857-1916), revolutionary, was born of Irish parents in […]

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COLLINS, Michael & GRIFFITH, Arthur Constitution of the Free State of Ireland (English Translation). Saorstát Eireann. No. 1 of 1922

[COLLINS, Michael & GRIFFITH, Arthur] Constitution of the Free State of Ireland (English Translation). Saorstát Eireann. No. 1 of 1922. Dublin: Published by the S.O. pp. 32. Printed wrappers with a Tricolour on upper cover. Paper restoration. Very scarce. An Act to enact a Constitution for The Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann) and for implementing […]

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COLLINS, Michael: Memorial Card of Michael Collins 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, […]

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Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921,
COLLINS, Michael. GRIFFITH, Arthur & OTHERS Historic Peace Treaty

COLLINS, Michael. GRIFFITH, Arthur & OTHERS 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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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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CUIMHNEACHÁN: 1916 Cuimhneachán Card

Illustrating the General Post Office; surmounted with the legend 1916 and the Arms of the Four Provinces. Dublin: Published by the Cluna Studio, [1939] for the Lord Mayor (Kathleen Clarke). Folded hand-coloured card. Attractive and in very good condition.

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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

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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, […]

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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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The Seven Signatories of the Easter Proclamation.
EASTER 1916. The Seven Signatories of the Easter Proclamation.

EASTER 1916. The Seven Signatories of the Easter Proclamation. While Ireland holds these graves Ireland unfree shall never be at peace. Monochrome print, image circa 25.5 x 35.5cms, verso blank, signed in plate Sean Mac Murchadha 1922. Showing portraits of the seven signatories with Pearse at centre, with a background of fruiting vines. Fine copy, […]

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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

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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.

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, […]

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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 […]

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GONNE, Maud. Silver medal awarded to Maud Gonne for her German Basset ‘Snake’ at the Paris Dog Show – Exposition Canine Paris 1897.

Obverse Artemis of the Wildland, Mistress of Animals, mounted in a suspension ring. 44mm diameter. On fine condition. Maud Gonne was born on December 21, 1866 near Farnham, Surrey, England. She founded the Irish Nationalist group, The Daughters of Ireland. She had a relationship with poet, William Butler Yeats and was the inspiration for some […]

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HEANEY, Seamus. Door into the Dark [First Edition]

London: Faber and Faber, 1969. First edition. pp. 56. Black linen, title in gilt on spine.. A fine copy in very good dust jacket. Previous owner’s signature present. Heaney still has the gift of finding a new and consummate phrase to evoke physical qualities, and when these take on a symbolic resonance the result is […]

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HOGAN, David [Frank Gallagher]. The Four Glorious Years. [Signed by the Author]

Illustrated. HOGAN, David. Dublin: Irish Press, 1953. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. [xi], 404. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Signed by the author with his pseudonym David Hogan on the titlepage. Top edge blue. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. Scarce. Covering the period 1918-22, the most formative years in modern […]

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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 […]

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IRELAND’S APPEAL TO EUROPE. The Sinn Fein Statement of Ireland’s Case as defined by EAMONN DE VALERA and the National Council.
IRELAND’S APPEAL TO EUROPE

The Sinn Fein Statement of Ireland’s Case as defined by EAMONN DE VALERA and the National Council. The original statement to the Peace Conference paraphrased in blank verse, circa 350 lines set in four columns with a portrait of De Valera in Volunteer uniform, the whole within black borders, image circa 46.5 x 34cms, verso […]

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IRELAND’S MARTYRED HEROES. Poster print showing photos of Patrick Moran, Bernard Ryan, Patrick Doyle, Kevin G. Barry, Thomas Whelan, Thomas Bryan and Martin Savage, ‘died for Ireland’
IRELAND’S MARTYRED HEROES

Poster print showing photos of Patrick Moran, Bernard Ryan, Patrick Doyle, Kevin G. Barry, Thomas Whelan, Thomas Bryan and Martin Savage, ‘died for Ireland’ on various dates in 1919, 1920 and 1921, in a shamrock border. Single sheet, 32 x 25.5cms, verso blank, no printer, no date [probably 1921]. Preserved in a mylar sleeve. Rare.

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[IRISH LEADERS]. A coloured poster print showing a portrait of President De Valera (in centre), flanked by portraits of Arthur Griffith T.D., Michael Collins T.D., Sean
IRISH LEADERS. A coloured poster print showing a portraits of COLLINS, Michael, DE VALERA, Eamon & OTHERS

COLLINS, Michael, DE VALERA, Eamon & OTHERS: Irish Leaders. A coloured poster print showing a portrait of President De Valera (in centre), flanked by portraits of Arthur Griffith T.D., Michael Collins T.D., Sean McKeon, T.D., Commandant, I.R.A. [The Blacksmith of Ballinalee], and Richard Mulcahy, T.D., Chief-of-Staff, I.R.A., over a sepia background with draped Irish flag […]

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IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY
IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY

Leaders in the Insurrection, May, 1916. Dublin: Powell Press, [late 1916?]. A composite print, 61 x 43cms, made up of the images from their sixteen ‘1916 Leaders’ postcards, in fours: MacDonagh, Heuston, Colbert, Mac Diarmada; O’Rahilly, MacBride, Pearse, Connolly; Ashe, Daly, Ceannt, Markievicz; O’Hanrahan, de Valera, Clarke, Plunkett: ovals and rectangles as in the postcards. […]

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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 […]

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Seán Mac Diarmada
MAC DIARMADA, Sean: Facsimile of last Letter written by 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 be shot tomorrow morning. I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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MACKEY, Herbert O. Roger Casement. The Truth About the Forged Diaries

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

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MacPIARAIS, Pádraic Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile

MacPIARAIS, Pádraic Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile. Padraic Mac Piarais do Sgriobh. Beatrice Elvery do Mhaisigh. Baile Atha Cliath: Connradh na Gaedhilge, n.d. pp. 117, [1] including vocabulary. Post octavo. With four colour plates. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Previous owner’s signature on titlepage. Spine professionally restored. A good copy. €95 The contents include four stories: Íosagán (Little […]

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MacPIARAIS, Pádraic. Bodach an Chóta Lachtna

MacPIARAIS, Pádraic. Bodach an Chóta Lachtna. Baile Átha Cliath: Connradh na Gaedhilge, 1906. Post octavo. First Edition. pp. 72. Yellow pictorial wrappers, printed in black. Previous owner’s signature on upper cover. A very good copy. O’Hegarty 49

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MANGAN, James Clarence. The Poets and Poetry of Munster [SIGNED BY LADY GREGORY]

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 Sketches of the Authors. By John […]

775.00
The Irish Volunteer's
MARTIN, F.X. Ed. by. The Irish Volunteers 1913-1915. Recollections and documents.

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 self-government resulted in the establishment […]

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[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 […]

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McGARRITY, J. Resistance. The Story of the Struggle in British-Occupied Ireland

[McGARRITY, J.] Resistance. The Story of the Struggle in British-Occupied Ireland. Illustrated. Dublin: Irish Freedom Press, 1957. pp. 120. Pictorial wrappers. A very good copy. Scarce. The chapters include: Ireland Today; Revolt in the North; They Keep Faith; Operation Harvest; Our Better Government; Guerrilla Warfare; In Preparation Election by Court Order; A Felon’s Cap; The […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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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

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O’CONNOR, Rory. Letters Written Before Their Martyrdom on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 1922 by Rory O’Connor and Joe McKelvey

O’CONNOR, Rory. Letters Written Before Their Martyrdom on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 1922 by Rory O’Connor and Joe McKelvey [to his brother and his mother, respectively]. With: Letters Written Before their Martyrdom .. by Liam Mellowes & Richard Barrett [to his mother and ‘to my fellow prisoners’ respectively]. Fine and moving letters, written after the four […]

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O’CONNOR, Ulick. Michael Collins and the Troubles

    O’CONNOR, Ulick. Michael Collins and the Troubles. Illustrated. Edinburgh & London: Mainstream, 2007. Octavo. Pictorial stiff wrappers. A fine copy.

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Paraic H. Pearse
Paraic H. Pearse’s Funeral Oration on O’Donovan Rossa

The Spirit of Easter Week. An adaptation in verse from the original prose. Dedicated by kind permission to Mrs. Pearse. The original speech paraphrased in blank verse, circa 250 lines set in three columns with a drawing of Pearse at the graveside, the whole within black borders, image circa 48 x 34cms., verso blank. Cahill […]

875.00
PEARSE, P.H. Last Bulletin issued by Commandant Pearse from Headquarters, G.P.O., Easter Week 1916
PEARSE, P.H. Last Bulletin issued by Commandant Pearse from Headquarters, G.P.O., Easter Week 1916

Easter Week 1916. ‘28th April 1916, 9-30 a.m. .. We are busy completing arrangements for the final defence of Headquarters, and are determined to hold it while the buildings last. I desire now, lest I may not have an opportunity later, to pay homage to the gallantry of the soldiers of Irish Freedom, who have, […]

1,750.00
POBLACHT NA hEIREANN. The full text of the Proclamation, attractively reset, under a tableau showing the seven signatories, the entire within an elaborate trellised border printed in green
POBLACHT NA hEIREANN. The full text of the Proclamation, attractively reset, under a tableau showing the seven signatories, the entire within an elaborate trellised border printed in green

POBLACHT NA hEIREANN. The full text of the Proclamation, attractively reset, under a tableau showing the seven signatories, the entire within an elaborate trellised border printed in green. City Printing Co., Limerick, n.d. [probably 1916]. 53 x 40.5cms., verso blank. Watermark ‘Irish / Tints / Made – Larne.’ A fine copy, rare in this state. […]

675.00
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 […]

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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 […]

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RYAN, Desmond. The Fenian Chief

RYAN, Desmond. The Fenian Chief. A Biography of James Stephens with an introductory memoir by Patrick Lynch. 914 Dublin: Gill, 1967. First edition. pp. xxvi, 390. Green papered boards, titled in gilt. A very good copy in dust jacket. The first full biography of the Fenian leader not to be confused with the poet and […]

65.00
Padraig Pearse
RYAN, Desmond. The Man Called Pearse

RYAN, Desmond. The Man Called Pearse. 144 Dublin: Maunsel and Roberts, 1923. pp. [vi], 130. Green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Newspaper cutting dated 2nd March 1964 featuring the author ‘Forty years a-writing’ on front free endpaper. A very good copy in repaired dust jacket. Scarce. L4BC2 2B

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RYAN, Desmond. The Man Called Pearse [Inscribed by Margaret Pearse]

Dublin: Maunsel and Roberts, 1923. pp. [vi], 130. Green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Newspaper cutting dated 2nd March 1964 featuring the author ‘Forty years a-writing’ on front free endpaper. A very good copy in repaired dust jacket. Signed by Pearse’s sister Margaret Pearse. Scarce. Margaret Pearse, sister of Padraic […]

450.00
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
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 […]

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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
THE IRISH REBELLION, 1916. The Principal Leaders. Poster print showing photographs of the seven signatories of the Proclamation together with Con Colbert, Edward Daly, Countess Markiewicz and M. O’Hanrahan
THE IRISH REBELLION, 1916. The Principal Leaders

Poster print showing photographs of the seven signatories of the Proclamation together with Con Colbert, Edward Daly, Countess Markiewicz and M. O’Hanrahan (all executed except the Countess), with their names and sentences, within a green border, image circa 44.5 x 30cms, verso blank, strongly mounted on backing board behind double green window mount and clear […]

475.00
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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
WOLFE TONE AND NINETY EIGHT Memorial Association
WOLFE TONE AND NINETY EIGHT Memorial Association

WOLFE TONE AND NINETY EIGHT. Memorial Association. Membership certificate (member’s details blank), printed on card in full colour with scenes from Irish history including ’98, signature of John O’Leary in plate, 23 x 30.5cms. Guy & Co., Cork, no date. Fine copy, strongly mounted on backing board behind cream window mount and clear mylar.

175.00

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