Literature

Home / Books / Literature
De-Burca-Rare-Books-Authors-banner

De Búrca Rare Books, the largest stockist of rare Irish Literature books in the world. We offer the finest rare and inscribed books relating to valuable printings by some of the greatest authors such as W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Jonathan Swift, Samuel Beckett, Brendan Behan, Flann O’Brien, Oliver Goldsmith, Patrick Kavanagh, Liam O’Flaherty, Sylvia Plath, Bran Stoker and many more.

Sort by
Showing 201 – 222 of 222 results Showing all 222 results Showing the single result No results found
Filters Sort results
Reset Apply
YEATS, Jack B: Apparitions
YEATS, Jack B. Apparitions. Three plays. Apparitions, The Old Sea Road, Rattle. London: Jonathan Cape, 1933. First edition. Blue cloth, titled in blue on spine. From the library of Denis Johnson with his bookplate on front pastedown. A very good copy in rare illustrated frayed dust jacket. SR E With numerous illustrations including five full […]
385.00
YEATS, Jack B. A Little Fleet. RARE HAND-COLOURED COPY
Illustrated throughout by Jack. B. Yeats. London: Elkin Matthews, n.d. (1909). Foolscap octavo. Blue card covers. Ten woodblock hand-coloured illustrations with black lettering. Upper cover with a hand-coloured illustration of a boy holding a toy boat. Some toning. Repair to spine. A very good copy. The fifth and last of the superb series of children’s […]
675.00
YEATS, Jack. B: Sligo [Signed presentation copy from Jack B. Yeats]
YEATS, Jack B. Sligo. London: Wishart & Company, 1932. Crown octavo. First edition. pp. 158. Green cloth, titled in black. Signed presentation copy from Jack B. Yeats to Mrs McCarville. A fine copy in very good and rare dust jacket. “The first of the author’s novels, a pseudo-autobiographical narrative set in his boyhood home in […]
775.00
YEATS, Jack. B: The Tables of the Law & The Adoration of the Magi
YEATS, W.B. The Tables of the Law and The Adoration of the Magi. London: Elkin Mathews, 1904. Small octavo. pp. 60, [4 (Advertisement)]. First trade edition, deluxe issue printed on thicker paper. Buff linen spine on blue-grey papered boards, lettered in black. Mild darkening to spine and extremities as usual, occasional mild foxing. An excellent […]
475.00
YEATS, W. B: A Full Moon in March
YEATS, W.B. A Full Moon in March. London: Macmillan, 1935. First edition. pp. vii, 70. Dark green cloth, title in gilt on spine. From the library of Denis Johnston, with his bookplate. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a few nicks.  “Wade 182. Contains the plays: A Full Moon in March; The King […]
275.00
YEATS, W. B: Last Poems and Plays
YEATS, W.B. Last Poems & Plays. New York: Macmillan, 1940. First edition. pp. vii, [1], 125, [1]. Green cloth with design by Sturge Moore, blind-stamped on upper cover, lettering in gilt on spine. Previous owner’s signature on front free endpaper. A fine copy in original dust jacket with evenly faded sun-tanning to spine, light wear […]
295.00
YEATS, W. B: Poems [With Tipped-In Signature of Yeats]
YEATS, W.B. Poems. London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. Adelphi Terrace, 1922. pp. xv, [1], 314, [1]. Light blue cloth, with gilt-stamped design by Althea Gyles on spine and blind-stamp floral design on covers. Signed by W.B. Yeats, obviously in a hurry, on 6th December, 1922, on the back of a torn slip of paper announcing […]
1,575.00
YEATS, W. B: The Celtic Twilight
With portrait frontispiece of the author by John B. Yeats on frontispiece. 137 London: A.H. Bullen, 1902. pp. x, 235. Dark blue cloth with lettering and design in gilt on upper cover and spine. Edges untrimmed. A very good copy. Revised and enlarged edition of a work whose title Yeats later found difficult to shake […]
375.00
YEATS, W. B: The Celtic Twilight [AUTHOR INSCRIBED COPY]
YEATS, W.B. The Celtic Twilight.  Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries.  With frontispiece ‘The Last Gleeman’ by John B. Yeats facing title. London, Lawrence and Bullen, 1893.  First edition. pp. xii, 212.  Olive-green ribbed cloth, title author and publisher in gilt on spine.  Inscribed by W.B. Yeats ‘With the author’s best regards, Feb 19. 94’ […]
5,750.00
YEATS, W. B: The Celtic Twilight [First Edition]
YEATS, W.B. 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. Fine copy in olive-green ribbed cloth. The first edition, first issue with the publisher’s imprint in capital letters at foot of spine. A work whose title Yeats […]
950.00
YEATS, W. B: The Land of Hearts Desire
YEATS, W.B. The Land of Hearts Desire. Portland Maine: Mosher, 1903. pp. 35. Grey paper boards, title on printed label on upper cover and spine. Edition limited to 950 copies. Repair to spine. A good copy. First American edition in book form of the revised text. One of 950 ordinary copies on Van Gelder, from […]
85.00
YEATS, W. B: The Secret Rose
YEATS, W.B. The Secret Rose. Illustrations by John B. Yeats. 137 New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. First American edition, issued in the same year as the English edition. pp. xi, 265, [2]. Title in red and black. Dark blue cloth, with design by Althea Gyles stamped in gilt on […]
950.00
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: Fairy Tales
YEATS, W.B. Ed. by. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales. Selected and edited with introduction. Twelve illustrations by James Torrance. London: Scott, n.d. (October, 1893). pp. xix, 326, 6 (publisher’s list). Tan pictorial cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Spine sun-tanned. All edges gilt. A good copy. Very scarce. Wade […]
350.00
YEATS, W.B: The Collected Poems IDEAL FOR PRESENTATION
YEATS, W.B. The Collected Plays of W.B. Yeats. Portrait frontispiece. London: Macmillan, 1934. First edition. Crown octavo. pp. vi, 617. Bound by Bumpus of London in contemporary half calf on cloth boards, with their name stamped on lower turn-in. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct […]
285.00
YEATS, W.B: The Hour Glass
YEATS, W.B. ‘The Hour-Glass’ and Other Plays. Being volume two of plays for an Irish theatre. ‘The Hour Glass’; ‘Cathleen Ní Hoolihan’; ‘A Pot of Broth’. 80 LIMITED EDITION OF 100 COPIES New York, Macmillan, 1904. Edition limited to 100 copies on Japanese vellum. pp. vii, 113. Fine in paper parchment in d.j. Wade 52 […]
585.00
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. Poems
YEATS, W.B. Poems. Portrait frontispiece. 140 London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. Adelphi Terrace, 1908. Fifth edition. pp. xiii, 301, [1]. Blue cloth, with gilt-stamped design by Althea Gyles on spine and upper cover; rose in gilt on lower. Previous owner’s signature on front free endpaper. Spine a little faded, otherwise a very good copy. Rare […]
385.00
YEATS, W.B. Stories from Carleton
YEATS, W.B. Stories from Carleton: With an Introduction by W.B. Yeats. London: Walter Scott, [1889]. pp. xvii, 302, 6 (publisher’s list). Original red cloth, gilt lettering and design in black. A very good copy. This volume is a collection of stories by William Carleton, including The Poor Scholar; Tubber Derg; Wildgoose Lodge; Shane Fadh’s Wedding […]
175.00
YEATS, W.B. The Secret Rose
Illustrations by John B. Yeats. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. First edition, first issue with “Lawrence & Bullen” at base of spine. Crown octavo. pp. xi, 267. Title in red and black. Dark blue cloth, with design by Althea Gyles stamped in gilt on front cover, spine and back cover; white endpapers. Neat inscription on […]
950.00
YEATS, W.B. The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats.
New York: Macmillan, 1957. Royal octavo. pp. xxxv, [1], 884. Red and wheat-coloured buckram, titles to spine in gilt. Edition limited to 825 copies, signed by W.B. Yeats. This is copy number 544. Issued posthumously, the limitation sheets were signed by the author before his death in 1939, and retained by the publisher until the […]
1,350.00
YEATS, W.B. The Winding Stair and Other Poems
YEATS, W.B. The Winding Stair and Other Poems. London: Macmillan, 1933. First edition. pp. ix, 101. Half-title with Macmillan monogram and address on verso. Olive green blind-stamped cloth, to a design by T. Sturge Moore. Loosely inserted are two photographs of Thoor Ballylee castle and the cottages being prepared for restoration, dated February, 1964. Small […]
1,675.00
1 4 5

Book an Appointment

You are welcome to visit and meet us in person to browse our extensive libraries of antiquarian books, maps, and other items relating to Ireland.

De Burca Rare Books

Address

De Búrca Rare Books,
‘Cloonagashel’,
27 Priory Drive, Blackrock,
Co. Dublin,
A94 V406,
Ireland

T. +353 (0) 1 288 2159
F. +353 (0) 1 283 4080
M. +353 (0) 87 259 5918
E. deburcararebooks@gmail.com
W. deburcararebooks.com

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9:00am to 5:30pm

Saturday
10:00am to 1:00pm.

An appointment is preferred.

 

Welcome to De Búrca Rare Books

Welcome to De Búrca Rare Books

 

Stay Updated & Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive news from the Irish antiquarian book world and get updates on our latest catalogues and publications.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Welcome to De Búrca Rare Books

Welcome to De Búrca Rare Books

 

Stay Updated & Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive news from the Irish antiquarian book world and get updates on our latest catalogues and publications.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Shopping cart
There are no products in the cart!
Continue shopping