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SHAW, George Bernard. Saint Joan - Inscribed Limited Edition.
SHAW, George Bernard. Saint Joan – Inscribed Limited Edition.

SHAW, Bernard. Saint Joan. London: Constable, 1924. Folio. pp. vi, 183. Quarter beige cloth over blue and white patterned boards, with paper title labels. Edition limited to 750 copies only. 16 tipped-in plates by Charles Ricketts (13 in colour). Inscribed on half-title: “Inscribed for / Aislinn Dulanty / G. Shaw / Ayot Saint Lawrence / […]

950.00
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan with A Short Account of His Life by G.G.S. Engraved frontispieces and title-pages. Two volumes. London: Bagster, 1902. pp. (1) x, 398, (2) v, 416. Titles in red and black. Armorial bookplate of George Saville. Bound by Root & Son??Half red morocco on marbled boards. […]

275.00
[SHERIDAN, Thomas] The Satyrs of Persius.
SHERIDAN, Thomas. The Satyrs of Persius.

IN FINE GRIERSON BINDING FROM THE LIBRARY OF CAPTAIN TOTTENHAM [SHERIDAN, Thomas] The Satyrs of Persius. Translated into English by Thomas Sheridan, D.D. Dublin: Printed by George Grierson, 1728. Post octavo. pp. xvi, [3], 4-101, [1]. Contemporary Irish binding of full red morocco, covers decorated with a gilt floral roll. Spine divided into six panels […]

1,650.00
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross.
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross.

A SUPERB SET OF THE SIGNED LIMITED EDITION SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross. With a forward by Harry Worcester Smith. Sporting Works: Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.; Further Experience of an Irish R.M.; In Mr. Knox’s Country; Dan Russell the Fox; All on the Irish […]

1,265.00
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver's Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.

SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse. Edited by John Hayward. Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press & New York: Random House, 1934. First Nonesuch edition. pp. xviii, 868. Modern half maroon calf on maroon cloth boards, title, author and year in gilt direct on spine. Original cloth backstrip bound in at end. […]

175.00
[SWIFT, Jonathan] A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit.
SWIFT, Jonathan. A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit.

[SWIFT, Jonathan] A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit. Illustrated with seven hand-coloured plates. 102 London: The Fraser Press, 1970. pp. 198, [1]. Erratum loosely inserted. Tall slim octavo. Edition limited to 1500 copies for sale, this is No. 146. Bound […]

150.00
[SWINBURNE POEMS] Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
SWINBURNE POEMS. Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, with Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe.

WITH HARRY CLARKE’S MOST EROTIC ILLUSTRATIONS [SWINBURNE POEMS] Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, with Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., 1928. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. xxxiii, 219, 11. Untrimmed. Magenta cloth. Designs and titling in gilt. Upper cover with a […]

275.00
SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara.
SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara.

SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara. Dublin: Maunsel, 1919. pp. [viii], 245, [1]. Recent half green morocco on linen boards, spine divided into five compartments by four raised bands; title in gilt on red morocco label on second. A very good copy. L3 5C

175.00
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. (From A to B and Back Again): SIGNED by Warhol.
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. (From A to B and Back Again): SIGNED by Warhol.

New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1975. pp. 241. Quarter orange buckram on yellow paper boards. Signed by Andy Warhol with his initials on half-title. A fine copy in dustjacket.

550.00
The Tain: Kinsella Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY.
The Tain: Kinsella Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY.

KINSELLA, Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY. 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 cover, title in white on spine. Library Edition with [all] […]

275.00
Thomas Moore & Mary Shelley Autograph Letter signed from dated at Sloperton, March 31st 1837.
Thomas Moore & Mary Shelley Autograph Letter signed from dated at Sloperton, March 31st 1837.

IRELAND’S NATIONAL POET TO THE AUTHOR OF FRANKENSTEIN MOORE, Thomas. Autograph Letter signed from Thomas Moore to Mary Shelley dated at Sloperton, March 31st 1837. Four pages quarto, written on one side only with address panel (S. Audley Street, London). Small tears to the edges and at the centre-fold with wax seal. Moore announces his […]

2,500.00
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W.B. YEATS: The Celtic Twilight. Inscribed copy.

The Celtic Twilight. With frontispiece ‘The Last Gleeman’ by John B. Yeats facing title. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. First edition. First issue. pp. xii, 212. Green ribbed cloth, spine evenly faded. Inscribed ‘With the author’s / best regards, / Feb 19. 94’ on front free end paper. Re-cased. Armorial bookplate of Nigel Sligh. A very […]

2,750.00
WALKER, Joseph C. Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards.
WALKER, Joseph C. Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards.

WALKER, Joseph C. Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards; an Historical Essay on the Dress of the Ancient and Modern Irish; and a Memoir on the Armour and Weapons of the Irish. Two volumes. 141 Dublin: Printed by J. Christie, 170, James’s-Street, 1818. Second edition. pp. (1) xiv, [1], 400, [34 (Lamentations with music), 6 […]

375.00
WALTERS, L.D'O. The Year's at the Spring. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
WALTERS, L.D’O. The Year’s at the Spring. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.

The Year’s at the Spring. An Anthology of Recent Poetry. Compiled by L.D’O. Walters and Illustrated by Harry Clarke. With an Introduction by Harold Monro. London: Harrap, 1920. First edition. Quarto. pp. 128. Beige cloth, title and decoration in blue and red on upper cover and spine. A good copy in rare dust jacket. Harry […]

275.00
WARREN, Geoffrey. Elixir of Life.
WARREN, Geoffrey. Elixir of Life. Illustrated by Harry Clarke

WARREN, Geoffrey. Elixir of Life {Uisge Beatha}. Being a slight account of the romantic rise to fame of a great House [John Jameson]. Decorated by Harry Clarke. Dublin: John Jameson & Son Limited, 1925. Small quarto. pp. [iv], 17. Two leaves in superb facsimile. Recent quarter linen on grey papered boards with original printed title […]

875.00
Welsh, Irvine: Trainspotting Signed Collector's Edition. Bound in full leather.
Welsh, Irvine: Trainspotting Signed Collector’s Edition. Bound in full leather.

Easton Press, 2015. Condition: Fine. 344 pp., gilt-stamped full grey leather (hardcover), moire endpapers and pastedowns, LIKE NEW. Includes certificate of authenticity, A Note About, and an unused Easton press bookplate laid in. Irvine Welsh (born 27 September 1958) is a Scottish novelist, playwright and short story writer. His novel Trainspotting was made into a […]

750.00
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Wilde, Oscar: Sebastian Melmoth.

London: Humphreys, 1904. First. Sm. Quarto. pp. [iv], 223. Bookplate on front pastedown. Bound by Hatchards of Picadilly in cont. half brown morocco gilt, light brown linen covers, brown silk marker. Original wrappers bound in at end. T.e.g. Very good. In 1895 while enjoying the success of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, Wilde allowed himself […]

475.00
WILDE, Oscar: The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. Fourteen volumes.
WILDE, Oscar: The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. Fourteen volumes.

London: Methuen, 1908. First Edition. First Collected Edition thus. Bound in original publisher’s cream cloth, titled in gilt, with gilt decorations on covers. One of an unnumbered edition of 1000 on hand-made paper. Some toning to spines, trace of cup on one volume. Top edges gilt, others deckled. Generally a fine clean set. All volumes […]

1,450.00
WILDE, Oscar: The Poetical Works of Oscar Wilde.
WILDE, Oscar: The Poetical Works of Oscar Wilde.

WILDE, Oscar. The Poetical Works of Oscar Wilde. Including Poems in Prose with Notes Bibliographic Introduction Index and Facsimiles of Titlepages. Portland Maine: Printed for Thomas B. Mosher and Published by him at XLV Exchange Street, 1908. Square octavo. pp. xxiii, [1], 394, 14 (facsimiles of titlepages). Bound in full crushed levant burgundy morocco. Covers […]

1,250.00
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WILDE, Oscar. A Woman of No Importance

WILDE, Oscar. A Woman of No Importance. 144 Paris: 1903. Demy octavo. pp. [xvi], 154. Bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly in contemporary half brown morocco over pink linen boards. Spine divided into two panels by one gilt raised band, title in gilt direct in the first, gilt floral decoration in the second, year in gilt […]

375.00
WILDE, Oscar.An Ideal Husband.  First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies printed, 1899.
WILDE, Oscar. An Ideal Husband. First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies printed, 1899.

WILDE, Oscar. An Ideal Husband. London: Smithers, 1899. First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies printed. Quarto. pp. [xiv], 213. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly in contemporary half brown morocco gilt on light brown linen covers, brown silk marker. Original salmon cloth bound in at end. Top edge gilt. […]

1,500.00
WILDE, Oscar
WILDE, Oscar. Essays, Criticisms and Reviews.

Essays, Criticisms and Reviews. Now first collected. WILDE, Oscar. London: Privately Printed, 1901. First. Small quarto. pp. 175. Bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly in contemporary half brown morocco over pink linen boards. Spine divided into two panels by one gilt raised band, title in gilt direct in the first, gilt floral decoration in the second, […]

275.00
[WILDE, Oscar] [WILDE, Oscar] The Life of Oscar Wilde By Robert Harborough Sherard.
WILDE, Oscar. The Life of Oscar Wilde By Robert Harborough Sherard.

WILDE, Oscar The Life of Oscar Wilde By Robert Harborough Sherard. With a full reprint of the famous revolutionary article, “”Jacta Alea Est””, which was written by Jane Francesca Elgee, who afterwards became the mother of Oscar Wilde, and an additional chapter contributed by one of the Prison Warders, who held this unhappy man in […]

175.00
WILDE, Oscar
WILDE, Oscar. The Portrait of Mr. W.H

WILDE, Oscar. The Portrait of Mr. W.H. London: Privately Printed, 1904. Small quarto. pp. 48. Bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly in contemporary half brown morocco over pink linen boards. Spine divided into two panels by one gilt raised band, title in gilt direct in the first, gilt floral decoration in the second, year in gilt […]

485.00
WILDE, Oscar
WILDE, Oscar. The Sphinx.

WILDE, Oscar. The Sphinx. Woodcut illustrations. 144 London: Privately Printed, 1901. First edition thus. Small quarto. pp. [iv], 32. Bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly in contemporary half brown morocco over pink linen boards. Spine divided into two panels by one gilt raised band, title in gilt direct in the first, gilt floral decoration in the […]

595.00
YEATS, Jack B. A Broadside No.1 (June, 1908) - (May, 1915).
YEATS, Jack B. A Broadside No.1 (June, 1908) – (May, 1915).

84 numbers complete as issued. Dublin: Cuala Press, 1908/15. Folio. Published monthly by Elizabeth C. Yeats and the Dun Emer (later Cuala) Press. Edition limited to 300 copies of each issue. The hand colouring is clean and fresh and of high quality throughout. The Broadsides are in their original portfolios and housed in a custom-made […]

14,750.00
YEATS, W.B, Plays in Prose and Verse.
YEATS, W.B, Plays in Prose and Verse.

YEATS, W.B. Plays in Prose and Verse. Written for an Irish Theatre, and Generally with the Help of a Friend. 140 SCHOOL PRIZE BINDING London: Macmillan, 1926. pp. ix, 447. Bound by Bickers of London in full dark blue calf, spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt […]

375.00
YEATS, W.B. Later Poems, 1926.
YEATS, W.B. Later Poems, 1926.

YEATS, W.B. Later Poems. London: Macmillan and Co., 1926. pp. xiii, [1], 363, [2]. Contemporary full red morocco, flat spine with gilt decoration and title; covers framed by a thin floral roll; turn-ins gilt; red, pink, maroon, brown and green endpapers; red and gold endbands. A very good and attractive copy. The contents includes: The […]

475.00
YEATS, W.B. Later Poems.
YEATS, W.B. Later Poems.

YEATS, W.B. Later Poems. London: Macmillan and Co., 1926. pp. xiii, [1], 363, [2]. Contemporary full red morocco, flat spine with gilt decoration and title; covers framed by a thin floral roll; turn-ins gilt; red, pink, maroon, brown and green endpapers; red and gold endbands. A very good and attractive copy. The contents includes: The […]

475.00
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YEATS, W.B. Poems.

Poems. Portrait frontispiece of a young Yeats. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. pp. xv, 322, [1]. Dark blue cloth, with gilt floral design by Althea Gyles on covers and  spine. Presentation inscription on front free end paper. Light foxing to prelims. A very good copy.

375.00
YEATS, W.B. Three Things. (SIGNED COPY)
YEATS, W.B. Three Things. (SIGNED COPY)

Illustrated with colophon and a coloured drawing by Gilbert Spencer. London: Faber & Faber, 1929. pp. 11. Large paper edition, signed by W.B. Yeats, limited to 500 copies (No. 456). Light blue boards. From the library of Thomas P. Johnson with his decorative bookplate. Spine expertly rebacked. Slight wear at top and bottom of spine. […]

950.00
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