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In this section, rare books include names and places of Ireland starting in the 8th century to the present day. Such rare books are extremely helpful if you are looking to trace your family heritage or research places in Ireland.

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ARCHDEACON, Matthew. Legends of Connaught, Irish Stories &c. [ORIGINAL SUBSCRIBER’S COPY]
Dublin: Published by John Cumming, 1839. Octavo. pp. xvi, 406. Recent maroon buckram, title in gilt on morocco letterpiece on spine. A well read copy with occasional light foxing and browning, mild staining. Signature of Lyons Carney, Chancery, Castlebar, an original subscriber, on titlepage. A good copy of an exceedingly rare item. COPAC locates the […]
BARRY, Edmond. Barrymore. Records of the Barrys of County Cork from the earliest to the present time.
With pedigrees … Reprinted from the Journal of the Cork Historical and Archæological Society. Cork: Guy & Co., 1902. Royal octavo. pp. 214. Green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover. A very good copy. Exceedingly rare. COPAC lists only 3 copies. The Barrys came to Ireland in the wake of the Anglo-Norman invasion. Like […]
BELMORE, The Earl of. The History of Two Ulster Manors and of Their Owners. Re- issue, revised and enlarged.
Illustrated. London & Dublin: Longmans & Thom, 1903. Octavo. pp. xiv, 383, [1]. Red faded cloth, titled in gilt. Spine professionally rebacked, new endpapers. Neat stamps of Working Men’s Institute, Belfast. A very good copy. With chapters on the Manors of Finagh, County Tyrone and Coole in County Fermanagh. Treating the Families of Corry, Lowry, […]

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