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A Little Tour in Ireland: AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole]
[S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland: AN OXONIAN

A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc. With coloured frontispiece and hand-coloured illustrations by John Leech. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1859. Small quarto. pp. viii, 220. Bound by Birdsall of Northampton and London (name in gilt on upper turn-in) in full dark green levant […]

695.00
A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems.
A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems.

A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. pp. viii, 50. Reddish brown cloth, title on printed labels on upper cover and spine. With a magnificent crayon drawing by AE of a coastal scene with a mountain, tree and sea in the background on titlepage, signed and initialled by AE. […]

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AUSTEN, Jane. Emma. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel

AUSTEN, Jane. Emma. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1983. Medium octavo. pp. xiv, 428. Full brown morocco, gilt decorated upper cover, titled in gilt; moiré-silk endpapers; gold and brown endbands.; white silkmarker. A fine copy.

175.00
BECKETT, Samuel: All Strange Away
BECKETT, Samuel: All Strange Away

All Strange Away. London: Calder, 1979. First edition. Grey cloth, title in gilt. A near fine copy in very good dust jacket. L4 BC1  

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BECKETT, Samuel: Come and Go (Signed Limited Edition)

BECKETT, Samuel. Come and Go. A Dramaticule. Illustrated. London: Calder and Boyars, 1967. First edition. pp. 10. Grey buckram, upper cover ruled in gilt with title and author. Edition limited to 100 copies (64) signed by the author. A fine copy in slipcase.Samuel Beckett, poet, novelist, and dramatist was born in Foxrock, County Dublin in […]

1,250.00
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BECKETT, Samuel: Company (Signed Limited Edition)

BECKETT, Samuel. Company. London: Calder, 1980. Medium octavo. pp. 89. True first edition, first printing. Quarter vellum on brown linen, title and reproduced signature of Beckett in gilt. Deluxe first edition, limited to 100 copies, signed by Samuel Beckett on titlepage. This copy signed but not numbered on the titlepage. Browning to the spine. All […]

1,250.00
BECKETT, Samuel: Disjecta
BECKETT, Samuel: Disjecta. Miscellaneous Wirtings and a Dramatic Fragment

BECKETT, Samuel. Disjecta Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment. Edited with a foreword by Ruby Cohn. London: John Calder, 1983. First edition. pp. 178. Red papered boards, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy in dust jacket lightly faded to the spine. L4 BC2 2B

75.00
BECKETT, Samuel: Eh Joe
BECKETT, Samuel: Eh Joe

BECKETT, Samuel. Eh Joe and Other Writings. 904 London: Faber and Faber, 1967. pp. 44. Burgundy cloth, titled in gilt. A fine copy in lightly frayed price-clipped dust jacket.

85.00
BECKETT, Samuel: Ends and Odds
BECKETT, Samuel: Ends and Odds

BECKETT, Samuel. Ends and Odds. Plays and Sketches. London: Faber and Faber, 1977. First edition. pp. 104. Blue papered boards, titled in gilt. A fine copy in fine dust jacket, featuring a photograph of Samuel Beckett. Contents include Not I; That Time; Footfalls; Ghost Trio; Theatre I & II; Radio I & II. L4 BC […]

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BECKETT, Samuel: Ill Seen Ill Said (Signed LIMITED EDITION)

BECKETT, Samuel. Ill Seen Ill Said. California: Lord John Press, 1982. First edition. pp. 45, [1]. Original dark blue quarter calf on blue marbled boards, title in gilt along spine. Printed in black and blue on mould-made Bugra-butten paper. Edition limited to 299 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies. This is a ‘Presentation Copy’ signed […]

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BECKETT, Samuel: More Pricks than Kicks (Signed Limited Edition)

Author Title Catalog Mainhead Pub Place Price Location Summary PubDate Sort BECKETT, Samuel. More Pricks than Kicks. 904 SIGNED LIMITED EDITION London: Calder & Boyars, 1970. pp. 21, [1]. Quarter white calf on brown cloth boards, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Edition limited to 100 copies (No. 64) signed and number […]

1,250.00
BECKETT, Samuel: Play
BECKETT, Samuel: Play. A Play in One Act

Play. A Play in One Act. London: Faber & Faber, 1964. pp. 48. Pictoral wrappers, Fine.

65.00
BECKETT, Samuel: The Lost Ones
BECKETT, Samuel: The Lost Ones

BECKETT, Samuel. The Lost Ones. London: John Calder, 1979. pp. 62. Purple papered boards, titled in gilt on. A very good copy in very good dust jacket.

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BECKETT, Samuel: The Lost Ones (Signed Limited Edition)

BECKETT, Samuel. The Lost Ones. Translated from the original French by the author. London: Calder & Boyars, 1972. First English edition. pp. 63. Quarter white calf on grey-brown linen boards, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Limited edition of one hundred copies, signed and numbered by the author (77). Top edge gilt. […]

1,250.00
BECKETT, Samuel - Waiting-For-Godot
BECKETT, Samuel: Waiting for Godot. Theatre Royal Programme

Waiting for Godot. Theatre Royal Programme. Monday, 18 June, 1956.

75.00
BECKETT, Samuel Worstward Ho
BECKETT, Samuel: Worstward Ho

BECKETT, Samuel. Worstward. London: John Calder, 1983. First edition. pp. 47. Green papered boards, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy in fine dust jacket.

65.00
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BECKETT, Samuel. Stirrings Still. Illustrated by Louis le Brocquy

Signed Limited Edition New York: Blue Moon, & London: John Calder, 1988. Folio. pp. [44]. Bound in quarter vellum parchment with a natural linen and cotton cloth stamped with a motif by the artist in eighteen-carat gold, backstrip lettered in gilt. Limited edition of 226 copies, numbered one to two hundred and 26 hors commerce […]

2,500.00
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BEHAN, Brendan: Hostage

Brendan Behan’s Hostage. Performed at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 11th June 1959.

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BINCKY, Maeve: My First Book

Dublin: Irish Times, 1970. First edition.  Pictorial wrappers in near fine condition. Rare to find a copy of Binchy’s first book in such condition, which was published by The Irish Times. L3 7F

125.00
BLACKBURNE, E. Owens. Illustrious Irishwomen
BLACKBURNE, E. Owens: Illustrious Irishwomen, being Memoirs of some of the Most Noted Irishwomen from the Earliest Age to the Present Century.

Two volumes. London: Tinsley, 1877. pp. (1) x, 414, (2) vi, 360. Contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards. Spines divided into six panels by five raised bands, title and volume number in second and third, the remainder with gilt laurel wreath; red and gold endbands; red and gold marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. A […]

375.00
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CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1867. pp. [xi], 192. Half-title, publisher’s monogram on verso. Contemporary half red morocco over red cloth boards. Spine divided into five compartments by four gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct in the second, a rabbit in […]

375.00
Johnny Cash: The Man in Black [Autographed by Cash on tipped in bookplate].
CASH, Johnny: The Man in Black [Autographed by Cash on tipped in bookplate].

TILL THINGS ARE BRIGHTER, I’M THE MAN IN BLACK”: JOHNNY CASH’S FIRST AUTOBIOGRAPHY, INSCRIBED BY HIM. First edition of Cash’s noted first autobiography, in which he calls his life a “spiritual odyssey.” Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with 24 pages of candid photographs. Autographed by Cash on tipped in bookplate on front free endpaper, “Johnny Cash.” […]

425.00
CLARKE, Austin.Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings by Jack Coughlin. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
CLARKE, Austin. Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings by Jack Coughlin. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

CLARKE, Austin.Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings by Jack Coughlin. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR Dublin: Dolmen Editions, 1966. Cr. 8vo. pp. 52. Edition limited to 1,000 copies. Signed by the author. Fine in d.j. with small tear. L3 8C

150.00
DAHL, Roald: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with tipped-In signature of Roald Dahl.
DAHL, Roald: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with tipped-In signature of Roald Dahl.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition, first issue. pp. [10], 162. Quarter brown cloth over cream papered boards, title in gilt along spine and in blind on upper cover; green endpapers. Signed by Roald Dahl on paper laid on half title and dated 1988. In price-clipped dust jacket, two minute nicks to jacket. […]

1,500.00
Dracula: STOKER, Bram, True First Edition.
Dracula: STOKER, Bram: Dracula. True First Edition.

STOKER, Bram. Dracula. Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 2 Whitehall Gardens, 1897. pp. x, 392, 16. Later issue of the first edition with advert for ‘The Shoulder of Shasta’ on page 392, followed by a 16 page catalogue dated 1898. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full mustard-yellow morocco in imitation of the original […]

6,500.00
EDGEWORTH, Maria. Letters for Literary Ladies.
EDGEWORTH, Maria. Letters for Literary Ladies.

“THE FEMALE RIGHT TO LITERATURE” EDGEWORTH, Maria. Letters for Literary Ladies. To which is added, an Essay on the Noble Science of Self-justification. London: Printed for J. Johnson. 1799. Second edition. Octavo. pp. v, [3], 240. Original grey papered boards, some wear to paper at head and foot of spine (binding sound), light wear to […]

2,500.00
FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers.
FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers.

FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers. New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1920. [49841] [The jazz age]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 15cm), pp. [8]; 269; [1]. Smartly bound in recent green full morocco, gilt titles and tooling to spine, marbled endpapers. Paper stock slightly toned as often found, but clean. A very good copy in a smart modern […]

475.00
Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster.
GOETHE. Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster. With colour and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke.

London: Harrap, 1925. 4to. First edition. pp. 254. Edition limited to 1,000 copies, signed by Harry Clarke. Recent quarter vellum on grey boards (replica binding). Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster. With colour and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke. [L1 5D]

950.00
Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest.
GOETHE. Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest. With the illustrations of Harry Clarke. A limited Edition.

Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest. With the illustrations of Harry Clarke. A limited edition. Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. pp. [viii], 223. A.e.g. Full black morocco gilt, maroon silk marker, maroon silk endpapers. A fine copy. [L1 D6]

325.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. 'The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. ‘The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

GOLDSMITH, Oliver. ‘The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London, Harrap, 1929. Quarto. Bound in full crushed olive goatskin. Upper cover framed by double gilt fillets enclosing onlay pictorial decoration based on Rackham’s frontispiece, entitled ‘An epitaph for my wife’, a scene from the drawing-room outlined in gilt with the Vicar and his […]

1,500.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. Poems and Plays.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. Poems and Plays.

By Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. To which is prefixed, the Life of the Author. With engraved medallion portrait of Goldsmith. Dublin: Printed for Wm. Wilson, 1777. pp. [4], xi, [1], 328. Possibly bound by William McKenzie of Dublin in contemporary green morocco. Covers framed with a gilt Greek key roll. Flat spine divided into six compartments […]

765.00
GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara
GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara

GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara. With sixteen illustrations. London, Methuen, 1909. pp. vii, 320, 40 (Methuen catalogue). Fine and Scarce. L4BC3

185.00
Seamus Heaney, Beowulf. [SIGNED]
HEANEY, Seamus: Beowulf. [SIGNED]

Beowulf. Translated by Seamus Heaney. London: Faber and Faber, 1999. First edition. pp. xxx, 106. Dark blue paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in dust jacket. The great relic of English literature is the epic ‘Beowulf’. The poem is in West Saxon but was originally […]

575.00
Heaney, Seamus: Columcille the scribe.
Heaney, Seamus: Columcille the scribe. A translation of a late eleventh or early twelfth century Irish poem. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES ON VELLUM.

LIMITED TO 150 COPIES ON VELLUM  Columcille the scribe. A translation of a late eleventh or early twelfth century Irish poem. Dublin: Trinity Closet Press for the Royal Irish Academy, 2004. Portfolio. Limited to 150 copies, signed by Seamus Heaney. “Columcille the scribe  is a version by Seamus Heaney of an early Irish poem beginning ‘Sgith […]

1,250.00
Seamus Heaney, District and Circle. [SIGNED]
HEANEY, Seamus: District and Circle. [SIGNED]

London: Faber and Faber, 2006. First edition. Green paper boards. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Seamus Heaney was born near Castledawson, County Derry, and grew up on his father’s small farm. He was the eldest in a Catholic family of nine children. Heaney attended St. Columb’s College, […]

475.00
Seamus Heaney, Door Into The Dark.
HEANEY, Seamus: Door Into The Dark.

London: Faber, 2001. First. pp. [x], 81. First edition. pp. [x], 81. Black paper boards, titled in white. Signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy of the first edition in fine dust jacket.. Seamus Heaney (b.1939), poet, essayist and playwright, born in Co. Derry and brought up on a small farm between Toomebridge and Castledawson. […]

545.00
Seamus Heaney, Poems and a Memoir. [SIGNED LIMITED EDITION]
HEANEY, Seamus: Poems and a Memoir. [SIGNED LIMITED EDITION]

Selected and illustrated by Henry Pearson with an introduction by Thomas Flanagan and a preface by Seamus Heaney. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1982. First edition. Imperial octavo. pp. xviii, 153. Limited edition, signed by Seamus Heaney, Henry Pearson, and Thomas Flanagan. Bound in full brown morocco. Upper cover tooled in blind with an Ogham […]

950.00
Seamus Heaney, Station Island.
HEANEY, Seamus: Station Island.

New York: Farrer, Straus, Giroux, 1985 First American Edition. Quarter linen on cream paper boards. Signed presentation copy from Seamus Heaney, in Irish and English, dated 4th March, 1985. Also with two verses in Heaney’s own hand “for Stephen / Seamus / 4th March 1985”. A fine copy in fine illustrated dust jacket after a […]

1,250.00
HEANEY, Seamus: The Four Elements.
HEANEY, Seamus: The Four Elements.

The Earth House by Seamus Heaney; Field of Autumn by Laurie Lee; From Persephone by Jenny Joseph; Air by Lawrence Sail. Illustrated by wood-engravings by John O’Connor. Whittington Press for the Friends of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature, 1989. Four large folio mould-made leaves in a portfolio. Limited edition of 125 copies signed by the […]

450.00
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY.
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY.

London: Faber and Faber, 2001. First edition. pp. [x], 81. Quarter black linen on cream paper boards, title on printed paper label on spine. Limited to 300 copies, numbered and signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in slipcase.

950.00
[HEANEY, Seamus] Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables.
HEANEY, Seamus. Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables. Translated by Seamus Heaney. 120 LIMITED EDITION SIGNED.

London: Faber and Faber, 2009. First edition. Quarter blue linen on papered boards, title on printed label on spine. Limited edition of 110 copies, of which 100 are for sale. Signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in slipcase.

950.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles' 'Antigone'. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.

HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 2004. First edition. pp. [vii], 56. Quarter maroon linen on gold papered boards, title in gilt on background on spine. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies for sale, signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in slipcase. Heaney’s translation of […]

575.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.

HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. 133 SIGNED LIMITED EDITION New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. First American edition. pp. 51, [1]. Maroon cloth, titled in gilt on black background along spine. Limited edition of 250 copies, signed and numbered by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in fine slipcase.

575.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field.

LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field. Paintings and drawings by Martin Gale. Edition limited to five hundred signed and numbered copies, of which four hundred and fifty went on sale. Oldcastle: The Gallery Press, 2007. First edition. pp. [27]. Green cloth, title blind-stamped on upper cover. Edition limited to five […]

475.00
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.

New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1927. [53447] [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION, with a complete number ‘3’ to p.3. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[12]; 232; [8]. With the original endpapers and black cloth upper cover and spine bound in. Recent full black morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine, and a gilt signature stamped […]

550.00
HOUSTON, Mrs. Twenty Years in The Wild West.
HOUSTON, Mrs. Twenty Years in The Wild West.

Twenty Years in The Wild West; or, Life in Connaught. London: John Murray, 1879. pp. xii, 288, 32 (publisher’s list). Pictorial cloth. Signature of Isaac Latimer, dated Feb. 1880 on half title. A fine copy. Rare. No copy located on COPAC or WorldCat. An Englishwoman’s recollections of her twenty-two years of residence at Delphi, near […]

875.00
JOYCE, James: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
JOYCE, James: Dubliners - Signed and Inscribed by James Joyce.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners – Signed and Inscribed by James Joyce.

SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JAMES JOYCE IN LONDON JOYCE, James. Dubliners. London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. Seventh edition. 255, [1], [32 (Publisher’s List)]. pp. 278. Blue cloth, title, author and publisher’s device in gilt on spine. Corners a trifle bumped, usual wear to spine ends. Inscribed and signed to John Dulanty on front endpaper: To / […]

17,500.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners, Folio Society.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners, Folio Society.

Folio Society, 2003. hardback. Condition: Very Good in Pictorial slip-case. 230pp. hardback, octavo, brown cloth lettered gilt and cream, dust wrapper not called for, crease to top leading corner of page 105 else a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text.    

75.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners.

JOYCE, James. Dubliners. 137 London: Jonathan Cape, The Travellers’ Library, 1952. pp. 255, [1]. Red cloth, publisher’s device in silver on upper cover, title in silver on spine. A fine copy in lightly frayed dust jacket.

125.00
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake First Edition.
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake First Edition.

JOYCE, James. Finnegans Wake. London: Faber & Faber, 1939. First edition. pp. [8], 628. Brick-red cloth, titled in gilt. The poet, Richard Murphy’s copy with his signature on front pastedown. A very good copy.

950.00
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake.
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake.

Faber & Faber Ltd., London, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 3rd Edition. Third UK edition, the first printing thereof: Owners signature persent. Per the publisher: “This reprint of Finnegans Wake has been revised to incorporate all the corrections noted by Joyce after the issue of the first edition.”

275.00
JOYCE, James: Pomes Penyeach.
JOYCE, James: Pomes Penyeach.

SCARCE FIRST EDITION Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1927. First edition. Small 12mo. pp. [24] + errata. Original pale green papered boards, titled in black on upper cover. Price and printer in black on lower cover. With errata slip tipped in on lower pastedown. Slight sun-tanning to spine. A good copy. Pomes Penyeach contains thirteen poems, […]

750.00
JOYCE, James: Ulysses: First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco.
JOYCE, James: Ulysses: First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco.

Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco, double gilt rule to spine and boards, board edges and dentelles, top edge gilt, original blue printed wrapper bound in. No. 251 of 750 copies on hand-made paper numbered from 251 to 1000. Fine in matching morocco slipcase. Arguably the greatest […]

32,500.00
JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. London: The Egoist Ltd, 23 Adelphi Terrace House, 1918. First English edition from English sheets. pp. [vi] 299. Edition limited to 1,000 copies. Dark green cloth, title blind stamped on upper cover, spine gilt (barely visible). Light spotting to cream endpapers, otherwise a sound […]

375.00
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems.
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems.

KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1972. pp. xv, [1], 202. Green cloth, titled in silver. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A fine copy in lightly-frayed dust jacket. L3 8C

150.00
KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. IN A FINE SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING.
KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. IN A FINE SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING.

THE ASTRONOMER POET OF PERSIA IN A FINE SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald. With illustrations by Willy Pogany. London: George Harrap, 1930. Crown quarto. pp. 175. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full green calf. Covers framed by […]

1,000.00
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.
KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated in Colour and in Line by René Bull.

ONE OF THE MOST MAGNIFICENT ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE GOLDEN AGE OF ILLUSTRATION IN SUPERB BAYNTUN BINDING KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated in Colour and in Line by René Bull. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1913]. Large quarto. pp. [78], [10 tipped-in colour plates within gilt printed […]

1,650.00
KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English.
KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English.

KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With an introduction by A.C. Benson. Illustrated by E. Geddes. Reproduced from a manuscript written, designed and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. London: Siegle, Hill & Co. n.d. (c.1912). Folio. pp. [92], 12 (coloured plates of illuminated manuscript). Cream […]

2,750.00
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis: THE TAIN Signed by Illustrator Louis le Brocquy.
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. Fine in d.j. (1) THE […]

3,500.00
THE TAIN
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis. 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 Le Brocquy in white on upper […]

275.00
LEE, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird [SIGNED EDITION]
LEE, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird [SIGNED EDITION]

SIGNED 40th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING NOVEL HarperCollins, New York, 1999. First edition, first printing of the 40th Anniversary edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Harper Lee on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and […]

1,000.00
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LEVER, Charles. A Collection of the Selected Works of Charles Lever.

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. First edition. 3. The Daltons […]

950.00
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Louis Le Brocquy: Seeing His Way: Louis Le Brocquy, a Painter Le Brocquy by Anne Madden

Gill & Macmillan 1994, Dublin, 1994. 1/4 Calf. Condition: Fine. Signed Limited Edition. Signed limited edition. This is copy no. 76 of an edition limited to 100 copies specially bound and signed by the author on the title page. 317 pp. Quarter cream-coloured calf over off-white buckram. Top edge gilt. Includes original lithograph drawn and […]

750.00
The Bookshop on the Quay.
LYNCH, Patricia: The Bookshop on the Quay.

LYNCH, Patricia. The Bookshop on the Quay. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. London: Dent, 1956. First edition. pp. vi, 186. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in priceclipped pictorial dust jacket. Scarce. See illustration on previous page. Patricia Lynch (1898-1972), children’s author, was born in Cork, her childhood memories began in her […]

175.00
MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.
MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.

MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1917. Post octavo. pp. [vi], 285, [1]. Contemporary full crushed levant blue morocco. Spine divided into five panels by four raised bands, bird in gilt on circular green morocco onlay in the first, […]

150.00
MASON, Stuart. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde.
MASON, Stuart. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde.

MASON, Stuart. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde. With a note by Robert Ross. Illustrated. 113 London: T. Werner Laurie, n.d. (c.1914). pp. xxxix, 605, 1. Blue cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt. A very good copy. L3 1G

285.00
Sir Paul McCartney: High in the Clouds. Autographed Copy.
McCARTNEY, Paul: High in the Clouds. Autographed Copy.

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY Signed Book High in the Clouds. Signed on the half-title page by Sir Paul McCartney who made only one UK signing appearance for the book at Waterstones, Piccadilly on 14th December 2005. This book marks McCartney’s children’s book debut. McCartney is listed as the most successful musician and composer in popular music history. The book is in […]

1,500.00
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks

McGAHERN, John. The Barracks. London: Faber and Faber, 1997. pp. 252. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in fine d.j. L3 7F

750.00
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.

McGAHERN, John. The Barracks. London: Faber and Faber, 1963. First edition. pp. 232. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. This is John McGahern’s first novel which won the Irish literary award the AE Memorial Award for 1962. It tells the story of life in a police […]

675.00
McGAHERN, John. The Dark.
McGAHERN, John. The Dark.

McGAHERN, John. The Dark. AUTHOR’S SECOND NOVEL London: Faber, 1965. First edition. pp. 191. Black cloth titled in white. A very good copy in faded frayed dust jacket, with small stain on lower cover. L3 7F

275.00
McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer.
McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer.

McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer. London: Faber, 1979. First edition. pp. 252. Tan papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A fine in fine-clipped dust jacket. Everywhere in this rich novel is the drama of opposites: the country and the city, scurrility and decency, fear and longing, love and loathing. Above all, sex and death are […]

250.00
Moby Dick: Herman Melville.
Moby Dick: Herman Melville.

Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1974. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine. Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints.

325.00
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 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 gilt direct in the second, fourth […]

2,650.00
Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photograph by E. Desmaisons, Paris.
MOORE, Thomas: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].
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, 1846.  Quarto. pp. iv, 280. Bound by Little Brown & […]

1,500.00
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition [WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING].
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition [WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING].

WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING THE BARD OF IRELAND AND THE TSARINA OF RUSSIA MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817. Quarto. First edition. pp. [iv], 405, [1]. Later full green morocco. Covers framed by double gilt fillets with floral stems and gilt dots in […]

1,250.00
MOORE, Thomas. Moore's Irish Melodies.
MOORE, Thomas. Moore’s Irish Melodies.

MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s Irish Melodies, with Symphonies and Accompaniments by Sir John Stevenson and Sir Henry Bishop.  Dublin: Gill, 1889.  Small quarto. New edition. [180 x 215mm]. pp. 261.  Bound in full contemporary crimson hard-grain morocco over bevelled boards, covers framed by double gilt fillets and gilt dotted line either side of a gilt floral […]

375.00
MOORE, Thomas. The National Moore. Centenary Edition Including the Airs of the Irish Melodies.
MOORE, Thomas. The National Moore. Centenary Edition Including the Airs of the Irish Melodies.

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 engravings. Four volumes. London & Dublin: William Mackenzie [1879]. Quarto. Original dark green pebbled cloth over bevelled boards; front covers with gilt and black ruled borders; beautiful ornate medallion design in […]

185.00
MORGAN, Lady. France. Two volumes 1817.
MORGAN, Lady. France. Two volumes 1817.

MORGAN, Lady. France. Two volumes. 910 London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1817. Second edition. pp. (1) xvi, [3], 4-416, (2) vii, [1 (errata)], [3], 413, clxxx. Contemporary full tree calf, title and volume in gilt on red morocco labels. Armorial bookplate of Michael Morris, Baron Killanin on front pastedown. Old stain on lower margin of […]

200.00
MORRISON, Van. Keep ‘Er Lit. (LIMITED EDITION – ONE OF 250 COPIES ONLY)

MORRISON Van. Keep ‘Er Lit. London: Faber & Faber, 2020. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xix, [1], 242. Quarter blue cloth on orange papered boards. Edition limited to 250 copies [No. 191]. A superb copy housed in an elegant orange cloth slipcase. Keep ‘Er Lit is the second volume of Van Morrison’s collected lyrics containing […]

575.00
Murdoch, Iris: The Book and the Brotherhood.
Murdoch, Iris: The Book and the Brotherhood.

The Franklin Library ; Signed First Edition, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1988. Leather. Condition: Fine. Illustrator by Mikhail Ivenitsky. Bound in brown morocco with gold tooling. All edges gilt, ribbon place holder. Marbled endpapers. Publisher’s promotional letter included.

175.00
Ní DHUBHGAILL, C. Máire (Crissie M. Doyle). Women in Ancient and Modern Ireland.
Ní DHUBHGAILL, C. Máire (Crissie M. Doyle). Women in Ancient and Modern Ireland.

ILLUSTRATED BY GRACE PLUNKETT Cover illustration by Grace Plunkett, other illustrations from original sketches by Saibh Ní Treinseach. Dublin: The Kenny Press, 65 Middle Abbey Street, 1917. pp. 40. Pictorial wrappers. Small portion of lower right hand corner of upper wrapper missing. A very good copy. COPAC locates the TCD copy only. With chapters on: […]

350.00
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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
O'BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach.
O’BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach.

O’BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach. Droch-sgéal ar an droch-shaoghal. Curtha i n-eagar le Myles Na gCopaleen. Baile Átha Cliath: Cló Dolmen, 1964. Third edition. pp. 111. Titlepage printed in red and black. Red papered boards, titled in gilt. With map of ‘An Domhan Mór’ on endpapers. A very good […]

95.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor.
O’BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor.

A COMIC GENIUS O’BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor. London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1961. First edition. pp. 156, [1]. Red and black papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Mild foxing to endpapers. A very good copy in a very good pictorial dust jacket. “Had I never heard of the author, and were […]

425.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. The Third Policeman (FIRST EDITION).
O’BRIEN, Flann. The Third Policeman (FIRST EDITION).

FIRST EDITION O’BRIEN, Flann. The Third Policeman. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1967. First edition. pp. 200. Brown papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A near fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket. €875 This work, O’Nolan’s second novel, did the rounds with publishers and met with repeated rejections, causing him such disappointment that […]

850.00
O'CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie, 1930.
O’CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie, 1930.

O’CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie. A Tragi-Comedy in Four Acts. With a portrait of the author by Evan Walters. London: Macmillan, 1930. Third edition. pp. viii, 139, [1]. Quarter cloth on green papered boards, title on printed label on upper cover and spine. The play that caused his breach with the Abbey. A very good […]

35.00
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O’CONNOR, Frank. The Little Monasteries

O’CONNOR, Frank. The Little Monasteries. Poems translated from the Irish by Frank O’Connor. Dublin: At the Dolmen Press, 1963. First edition. pp. 43. Bound in full buckram in an edition limited to 1,050 numbered copies. Title in gilt on spine. Top edge blue. A fine copy in the original glassine wrapper in a red paper […]

65.00
O'FAOLÁIN, Eileen. The Children of Crooked Castle.
O’FAOLÁIN, Eileen. The Children of Crooked Castle.

An Irish Fairy Story. Illustrated. Dublin: Browne and Nolan, n.d. (c.1949). Blue faded cloth, title in red on upper cover and along spine. A good copy.

125.00
O’Brien, Edna: A Fanatic Heart. Signed Ltd First Edition.
O’Brien, Edna: A Fanatic Heart. Signed Ltd First Edition.

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1984. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, full leather, accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines.; Signed by Edna O Brien. […]

275.00
Nineteen Eighty-Four
ORWELL, George: Nineteen Eighty-Four

ORWELL, George: Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1992. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. The novel is set […]

475.00
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OSHIMA, Shotaro: W.B. Yeats and Japan

OSHIMA, Shotaro. W.B. Yeats and Japan. Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1965. Royal octavo. pp xiv, 198. Green buckram, title in gilt on spine. Laid in is publisher’s envelope with “”improved images”” for four of the plates. Limited first edition. Complimentary slip, signed by Shotaro Oshima to Miss Aileen Harte loosely inserted. A fine copy in […]

275.00
OWENSON, Miss. (Lady Sydney Morgan). The Wild Irish Girl, A National Tale.
OWENSON, Miss. (Lady Sydney Morgan). The Wild Irish Girl, A National Tale.

MORGAN, Sir T. Charles and Lady. The Book without a Name. By Sir Charles and Lady Morgan. In two volumes. London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, Great Marlborough Street, 1841. 12mo. pp. (1) vii, 355 (2) [iii], 357, [1 (errata)]. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title […]

375.00
PLATH, Sylvia: Ariel. Fine first edition.
PLATH, Sylvia: Ariel. Fine first edition.

London: Faber and Faber, 1965 First edition. pp. 86. Bound in modern full red morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. L1 11A

1,250.00
PLATH, Sylvia. Crossing the Water.
PLATH, Sylvia. Crossing the Water.

London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 64. Bound in modern full tan morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. L1 11A

1,250.00
PLATH, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.
PLATH, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.

New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First American edition, the first to be published under Plath’s name. pp. [7], 311. Bound in modern full red morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. Originally published under the pseudonym [Victoria Lucas] […]

1,250.00
FINE FIRST EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 55. Bound in modern full blue morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. [wpecpp name='PLATH, Sylvia. Winter Trees' price='1250'] €1,250.00 L1 11A 1973 PLATH, Sylvia.
PLATH, Sylvia. Winter Trees.

FINE FIRST EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 55. Bound in modern full blue morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. L1 11A 1973 PLATH, Sylvia.

1,250.00
PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses.
PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses.

PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses. Illustrated. Foreword by T.C. Murray. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1930. Oblong quarto. pp. [29]. Cream coarse linen, title on green printed label on upper cover. Edition limited to 500 copies. A fine copy in repaired dust jacket. Grace Vandeleur […]

950.00
READ, Charles A. & TYNAN HICKSON, Katherine: The Cabinet of Irish Literature.
READ, Charles A. & TYNAN HICKSON, Katherine: The Cabinet of Irish Literature.

“A PRICELESS IRISH TREASURE A MINE OF BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION” The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selected from the works of the Chief Poets, Orators, and Prose Writers of Ireland. With biographical sketches and literary notices. Preface by T.P. O’Connor. Illustrated with engraved portraits. New edition revised and greatly extended by Katherine Tynan Hinkson. Four volumes. London, […]

275.00
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