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1798: A Bicentenary Perspective.
Keough-Notre Dame Center., 2003. Reprinted from: . Comprises a checklist of publications since 1900 on Ireland 1790s, the United Irishmen, and the rebellion. This is only a list, with no accompanying text. — Softcover, 61 pages. Condition: very good. [L1 6D]
150.00
A print of the first Dail Eirean
[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 [...]
1,275.00
IRISH REPUBLICAN LEADERS 1916
[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 [...]
1,250.00
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[DUBLIN WILLS] Appendix to the twenty-sixth report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records and Keeper of the State Papers in Ireland. Index to the Act or Grant Books, and to Original Wills, of the Diocese of Dublin (c. 1638) to the Year 1800. And from 1800 to 1858 [...]
475.00
FAMINE IN IRELAND
Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends during the famine in Ireland, 1846 and 1847. With an index by Rob Goodbody. Dublin: De Búrca, 1996. pp. xliii, 529. Fine in buckram gilt. It is difficult to read unmoved some of the detailed testimony contained in this [...]
35.00
[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 [...]
950.00
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[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 [...]
95.00
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[MAPS ALLARD] Hiberniae Regni in Provincias Ultoniam, Connachtam, Lageniam, Momoniamq divisi Tabula acccuratissima editore Carolo Allard, Amstelo-Batavo. [1703]. Title in decorative cartouche with a figure of Hercules, with a club in his left hand and holding the leg chains of a crouching man in his right. Behind him rises a column [...]
685.00
May of Southern Ireland
[MAPS THOMSON] Ireland. Two Parts. Southern Part of Ireland. Drawn and engraved by N.R. Hewitt, Grafton Strt. East Tottenham Court Road for Thomson’s New General Atlas, 1817. At the bottom right is a ‘View of the Bank of Ireland.’ With: Northern Part of Ireland. Drawn and engraved by [...]
350.00
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[MAPS VISSCHER] Hiberniae Regnum tam in praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Lageniae, et Mononiae, quam in minores earundem Provincias, et Ditiones fubjacentes peraccurat, divisum per Nicolaum Visscher Amst:Bat: cum Privileg: Ordin: General: Belfii Foederati, c.1689. Title in decorated cartouche surrounded by putti and shepherds. surmounted by the arms of Ireland. At [...]
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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 [...]
750.00
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A HAPPY PARSON’S BOOK WITH HAND-COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS London: Bradbury & Evans, 1859. Small quarto. pp. viii, 220. Bound in the style of Birdsall of Northampton and London in full dark green calf. Covers decorated with double gilt fillets. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title [...]
1,250.00
Annals of Inishfallen
ANNALS OF INISHFALLEN. The Annals of Inisfallen Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original Manuscript (Rawlinson B 503) in The Bodleian Library. With a descriptive introduction by R.I. Best and Eóin MacNeill. Dublin: R.I.A., 1933. Small folio. pp. viii, 29, [1], 58 (leaves of plates). Quarter linen on [...]
385.00
Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters.
O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Annála Ríoghachta Éireann – Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters. From the earliest times to the year 1616. Edited from the manuscript in the Royal Irish Academy and Trinity College Dublin, with copious historical, topographical and genealogical notes and with special emphasis [...]
865.00
Annals-Ulster
HENNESSY, William M. & MacCARTHY, B. Ed. by.  The Annals of Ulster, otherwise Annala Senait. A chronicle of Irish Affairs from A.D. 431 to A.D. 1540. With translation, notes, and index. New introduction by Nollaig Ó Muraíle. Dublin: De Búrca, 1998. Four volumes. Full buckram gilt in [...]
285.00
A rare print of republican Thomas Ashe
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 [...]
875.00
BOOK OF FENAGH
[BOOK OF FENAGH] The Book of Fenagh in Irish and English, originally compiled by St. Caillin, Archbishop, Abbot and Founder of Fenagh, alias Dunbally of Moy-Rein, tempore St. Patricii; with the contractions resolved, and … the original text restored. Carefully revised, indexed and copiously annotated by W.M. Hennessy and [...]
475.00
The Dolmens of Ireland.
BORLASE, William G. Their distribution, structural characteristics, and affinities in other countries; together with the folk-lore attaching to them; supplemented by considerations on the anthropology, ethnology, and traditions of the Irish people. With over 800 illustrations (including 3 coloured plates), and 4 coloured folding maps. Three volumes. Full buckram decorated [...]
295.00
BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland - Special edition limited to 15 sets
BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland. Their distribution, structural characteristics, and affinities in other countries; together with the folk-lore attaching to them; supplemented by considerations on the anthropology, ethnology, and traditions of the Irish people. With over 800 illustrations (including 3 colouredplates), and 4 colouredfolding maps. Three volumes. Bound [...]
1,250.00
Burke People and Places.
BOURKE [de Búrca], Éamonn. With clan location maps, illustrations and 50 pages of genealogies. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for Edmund Burke Publisher and Whitegate, Ballinakella Press, 2001. Fourth. pp. 173. Fine in stiff illustrated wraps. Enlarged with an extra 35 pages of genealogies. Published by De Burca Rare Books.
20.00
Clonmell
BURKE, Rev. William Canon. History of Clonmel. Illustrated. 127 Waterford: Printed by N. Harvey & Co. for the Clonmel Library Committee, 1907. Royal octavo. pp. vi, 523. First edition. Contemporary red full morocco with the arms of Clonmel in gilt on both covers within a single gilt fillet border intersected [...]
575.00
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CALLANAN, Martin. Records of Four Tipperary Septs. The O’Kennedys, O’Dwyers, O’Mulryans, and O’Meaghers. With tables and map. Shannon: Jag Publishing 1999. Large post octavo. pp. 180. Blue cloth, titled and decorated in gilt. Minor bump to corner. A fine copy. [L1 1D]
125.00
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CARLISLE, Nicholas. An Index to the Transactions of The Royal Irish Academy, from its incorporation in 1786, to the present time. London, by W. Bulmer, 1813, 4to. pp. [viii], 316. Ninety copies are printed for sale. Bound by Hering in cont. full calf. Covers framed by triple gilt fillets, enclosing [...]
875.00
Sir Roger Casement’s Last Speech from the Dock
[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 [...]
1,500.00
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LIMITED TO 30 COPIES ONLY IN A FINE BINDING CHANDLER, Edward. Photography in Ireland. The Nineteenth Century. Illustrated. Dublin: De Burca, 2001. Folio. pp. xii, 44 (plates), 134. Bound in full black morocco title in silver along spine; early daguerreotype camera in silver on upper cover; blue endpapers; blue and [...]
850.00
chandler-photography
CHANDLER, Edward. Photography in Ireland The Nineteenth Century. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2001. Folio. pp. xii, 44 (plates), 134. With the illustrated dust jacket. Published by De Burca Rare Books.
20.00
Deburca-Trias
COLGAN, John. seu Divorum Patricii, Columbae et Brigidae, trium veteris et maioris Scotiae, seu Hiberniae Sanctorum Insulae, Communium Patronorum Acta, a Variis, iisque pervetustis, ac Sanctis authoribus Scripta, ac studio R.P.F. Joannis Colgani, in Conventu FF Minor, Hibernor. strictior. observ. Louanii, S. Theologiae Lectorius Jubilati. Ex variis Bibliothecis [...]
190.00
Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921,
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 [...]
1,250.00
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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 [...]
50.00
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COSGRAVE, E. MacDOWEL & PIKE, W.T. Ed. by. Dublin and Co. Dublin in the Twentieth Century. By E. MacDowel Cosgrave, M.D. Contemporary Biographies. Edited by W.T. Pike. Profusely illustrated. Brighton & London: W.T. Pike, 1908. Quarto. pp. 286. Contemporary full maroon morocco with elaborate gilt and [...]
575.00
The Rambling House.
COSTELLO, Willie. Tales from the West of Ireland. Illustrated by Gerry O Donovan and front cover water-colour by James McIntyre. Dublin: De Búrca, 2003. pp. x, 111. Illustrated French flaps. Published by De Burca Rare Books.
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[CROWE, E.E.] To-Day in Ireland. Three volumes. London: Printed for Charles Knight, 1825. First edition. pp. (1) [ii], 291, (2) [ii], 319, (3) [ii], 305. Bound in contemporary half calf on marbled boards, title and volume number in gilt on double maroon morocco labels on elaborate gilt decorated [...]
575.00
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CURL, James Stevens. The Londonderry Plantation 1609-1914. Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd, 1986. Demy quarto. pp. 503. Sumptuously bound in full red morocco elaborately tooled in gilt, with cream leather central lozenge onlay replicating an eighteenth century Irish binding. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title [...]
685.00
CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator: his Life and Times, Political and Social.  Two volumes. Illustrated
CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator: his Life and Times, Political and Social. Two volumes. Illustrated. Kenmare Publications: n.d.(c.1870). pp. (1) xlviii, [2], 354. (2) viii, [4], 355-774. Bound in modern quarter calf on brown buckram boards, title and volume number in gilt on [...]
275.00
Deburca-Kingdom-Kerry
CUSACK, M.F. A. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 1995. pp. xvi, 453, 6 (extra maps), lxxxiii. Fine in full buckram, with illustrated coloured dustjacket depicting Jobson’s manuscript map of Kerry 1598. Published by De Burca Rare Books.
45.00
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D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin. Dublin: Hodges and Smith, College-Green, 1838. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. viii, 943. Modern half green morocco on marbled boards, title in gilt direct. Ex libris Cleveland Irish Literary Association with their neat stamps and label. A very good copy [...]
325.00
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D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin. Dublin: Hodges and Smith, College-Green, 1838. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. viii, 943. Modern half green morocco on marbled boards, title in gilt direct. Ex libris Cleveland Irish Literary Association with their neat stamps and label. A very good copy. [L2 [...]
300.00
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DE COURCY IRELAND, Dr. John. The Admiral from Mayo. A Life of Almirante William Brown of Foxford, Father of the Argentine Navy. With coloured frontispiece, numerous illustrations and maps. 140 Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for Edmund Burke Publisher, 1995. Blue papered boards, title in silver on spine. A fine [...]
125.00
DE COURCY IRELAND, John. History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
DE COURCY IRELAND, John. History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. With numerous illustrations and maps. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2002. Second edition. pp. xiv, 184. Fine in fine dust jacket.
95.00
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DONOVAN, Tom. The Knights of Glin. Seven Centuries of Change. Profusely illustrated. Glin: Historical Society, 2009. Royal quarto. pp. 463. Brown cloth, title in gilt along spine. A fine copy of this scholarly work in fine dustjacket. This lavishly illustrated chronicle of the FitzGerald family traces their origins from the [...]
285.00
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[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 [...]
275.00
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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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DUNLOP, Robert. Ireland Under the Commonwealth. Being a selection of documents relating to the Government of Ireland from 1651 to 1659. Edited, with historical introduction and notes. Two volumes. Manchester: U.P., 1913. pp. (1) clxxvi, 282, (2) lxxviii, 471. Medium octavo. Blue cloth, titled in gilt. Previous owner’s signature [...]
575.00
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 [...]
675.00
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 [...]
2,450.00
Robert Emmet's Last Speech From the Dock
In Verse for Recitation. ‘The Best Patriotic Poem since Shamus O’Brien’. The original speech paraphrased in blank verse, circa 350 lines set in four columns with a portrait of Emmet in the dock, the whole within black borders, image circa 49.5 x 34cms, verso blank, published by Independent Newspapers [...]
675.00
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FELTHAM John. A Guide to All the Watering and Sea-Bathing Places; with a Description of the Lakes; and Itineraries. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A new and improved edition. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 6, Bridge-street, Blackfriars, n.d. [1812]. pp. iv, 528, [8 (publisher’s list)], [58 (plates, maps and [...]
150.00
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WITH DRAWINGS BY MARGARET STOKES FERGUSON, Samuel. The Cromlech on Howth. A Poem. With illuminations from the Book of Kells & of Durrow, and drawings from nature by MS [Margaret Stokes]. With notes on Celtic ornamental art, revised by George Petrie. London: Day & Son, 1861. Folio. Bound in full [...]
1,250.00
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795, through the Isle of Anglesea, Bangor, Conway, Llangollen, Shrewsbury, Stratford on Avon, Blenheim, Oxford, Windsor, Hampton Court, Twickenham and Kensington. Dublin: 1796. pp. iv, 136, 2 (plates). Modern full antique style calf, title in gilt on black morocco label on [...]
475.00
FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney.
FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney: describing, in twenty views, the most pleasing scenes of that celebrated lake, accompanied by some general observations and necessary instructions for the use of those who may visit it; together with a map of the lake and its environs, engraved in aquatinta by [...]
2,500.00
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FRASER, Robert. General View of the Agriculture and Mineralogy, present State and Circumstances of the County of Wicklow, with observations on the means of their improvement; drawn up for the consideration of The Dublin Society. With coloured folding map of the county. Dublin: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell for the [...]
475.00
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GLEESON, Dermot F. Roscrea Town and Parish. A History of the Catholic Parish of Roscrea from the earliest times to the present day with some account of the territories of Uí Cairin and Eile Uí Cearbhaill. Introduction by Most Rev. Dr. Michael Fogarty, Lord Bishop of Killaloe. With illustrations and [...]
165.00
Cashel of the Kings.
GLEESON, Rev. John. A History of the Ancient Capital of Munster from the date of its foundation until the present day. Including historical notices of the Kings of Cashel from the 4th century to the 12th century. The succession of bishops and archbishops from St. Ailbe to the present day [...]
40.00
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
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HALIDAY, William U. Úraicecht na Gaedhilge. A Grammar of the Gaelic Language. Dublin: Printed by John Barlow, 29, Bolton-Street, 1808. Large 12mo. First edition. pp. xv, [1], 201, [(1 errata)], engraved table of Ogham alphabet between p.178 and 179. Contemporary full tree calf, spine professionally rebacked and divided into [...]
375.00
hayes-mccoy
HAYES-McCOY, Gerard A. A CLASSIC OF THE GALLOGLAS FAMILIES An account of their service during that period, of the reaction of their activities on Scottish affairs, and of the effect of their presence in Ireland, together with an examination of the Gallóglaigh or Galloglas. With maps, illustrations and genealogies of [...]
45.00
The Annals of Loch Cé.
HENNESSY, William M. Ed. by. The Annals of Loch Cé. A chronicle of Irish affairs from A.D. 1014 to A.D. 1590. Edited and with a translation by W.M. Hennessy. With folding coloured plate of the TCD Ms. Two volumes. Dublin: De Búrca, 2000. Third. pp. (1) lix [...]
110.00
Henry Grattan's Famous Speech in College Green
GRATTAN, Henry. Famous Speech in College Green Parliament 1782, on ‘Ireland a Nation’. Grattan’s original speech paraphrased in blank verse, circa 350 lines set in four columns with a portrait of Grattan in the Old Irish Parliament, the whole within black borders, image circa 46.5 x 34.5cms, verso [...]
675.00
HENRY, Francoise. Irish Art: In the early Christian period to 800; During the Viking Invasions 800-1020.
HENRY, Francoise. Irish Art: In the early Christian period to 800; During the Viking Invasions 800-1020 In the Romanesque Period 1020-1170 A.D. Three volumes. Profusely illustrated with coloured and mono plates. London: Methuen, 1965/70. Revised edition. Medium quarto. pp. (1) xvi, 256, 112, viii, (2) xvi, 236, 112, viii [...]
135.00
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HERBERT, Máire. Iona, Kells and Derry: The History and Hagiography of the Monastic Familia of Columba. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xiii, [1], 327. Blue buckram, titled in gilt. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. This is a study of the history and documentary records [...]
385.00
Fishing in Ireland
[HI-REGAN] How and Where to Fish in Ireland. A hand-guide for anglers. With illustrations and folding coloured map of Ireland. London: Sampson, 1892. Crown octavo. Fifth edition. pp. viii, 175. Publisher’s green, white and orange cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Stamp of Foyle’s Booksellers on front [...]
95.00
Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921,
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 entire within an [...]
1,250.00
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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 [...]
145.00
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HORE, Philip Herbert. History of the Town and County of Wexford. Dunbrody Abbey, The Great Island, Ballyhack; Tintern Abbey, Rosegarland and Clonmines; Duncannon Fort, Kilclogan or Templetown, Fethard, Houseland, Porters Gate, Loftus Hall, Galgystown, Hook (including Churchtown), Slade, Baginbun, and Bannow; The Town of Wexford, with a chapter on Taghmon [...]
750.00
IRELAND’S APPEAL TO EUROPE. The Sinn Fein Statement of Ireland’s Case as defined by EAMONN DE VALERA and the National Council.
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 [...]
675.00
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’
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] [...]
275.00
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IRISH FREE STATE Saorstát Eireann. Irish Free State Official Handbook. With numerous illustrations and large folding map at end. Edited by Bulmer Hobson. 96 Dublin: Talbot, 1932. pp. 324, 150 (Ads). Owner’s name on front pastedown. Very good. With chapters on: The Country and its People; The Fauna and [...]
135.00
[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
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 [...]
865.00
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 [...]
575.00
JOHNSTON-LIIK, Edith Mary. History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800. Six volumes.
History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800. Commons, Constituencies and Statues. Illustrated. Six volumes. Belfast, Ulster Historical Foundation, 2002. Fine. The Parliament which sat in Dublin from 1692 to 1800 was the last Irish elected assembly to represent the whole of the island. The principal issues to emerge during that time: [...]
750.00
JOYCE, P.W. Irish Names of Places.
JOYCE, P.W. Irish Names of Places. Three volumes. Dublin: Phoenix Publishing Co., n.d. (c.1913). pp. (1) xiv, 589, (2) viii, 538, (3) x, 598. Original green cloth gilt. A very good set. L3 2G
245.00
JOYCE, P.W., Irish Names of Places.
With a new introductory essay on the life of P.W. Joyce by Mainchín Seoighe. Dublin: De Búrca, 1995. Three volumes. pp. (1) xl, 589, (2) viii, 538, (3) x, 598. Fine. HIS NEVER-FORGOTTEN COUNTRYSIDE ABOUT GLENOSHEEN Published by De Burca Rare Books.
165.00
JOYCE, P.W.A Social History of Ancient Ireland.
JOYCE, P.W.A Social History of Ancient Ireland. Treating of The Government, Military System, and Law; Religion, Learning, and Art; Trades, Industries, and Commerce; Manners, Customs, and Domestic Life, of the Ancient Irish People. With 525 illustrations and one coloured plate. Two volumes.Dublin: Gill, 1913. Second edition. pp [...]
165.00
Towers of Ireland
KEANE, Marcus. The Towers and Temples of Ancient Ireland. Their Origin and History discussed from a new point of view. With numerous illustrations. Dublin: Hodges, Smith and Co., 1867. Quarto. pp. xx, 492, + errata. Bound by Cavenagh of Dublin (label on lower pastedown) in mauve cloth, title and gilt decoration [...]
375.00
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Three volumes. With folding table. London: James Carpenter and Son, Old Bond Street; and G.B Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane, 1826. pp. (1) clxxxiv, 324, (2) [3], 325-738, (3) [3], 737-1238, xxii (Appendixes), 10 (author’s list). Blue pebbled cloth, title in gilt on brown morocco labels on spine. A very [...]
750.00
Fall of the Gaelic Lords. 1534-1616. 
KILROY, Patricia. Dublin: By Éamonn De Búrca for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2008. pp. x, 192. Illustrated. Pictorial dust jacket. No period in Irish history is quite so full of drama, heroism and tragedy as the eighty-odd years from the mid 16th to the early 17th centuries: the age of the [...]
29.50
[LAND OWNERS IN IRELAND] 1876 Return of Owners of Land of one acre and upwards, in the several Counties
[LAND OWNERS IN IRELAND] 1876 Return of Owners of Land of one acre and upwards, in the several Counties, Counties of Cities, and Counties of Towns in Ireland, Showing the names of such Owners arranged Alphabetically in each County; their addresses – as far as could be ascertained – the [...]
475.00
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Being a history of the parishes of Kilsaran, Gernonstown, Stabannon, Manfieldstown and Dromiskin. With many particulars relating to the parishes of Richardstown, Dromin and Darver. Comprising a large section of mid-Louth. With five maps (two coloured) and forty two illustrations. Dundalk: William Tempest, 1908. pp. xvi, 9-350. Red cloth, titled [...]
250.00
An ‘Antiquarian Craze’
LOHAN, Máire. An ‘Antiquarian Craze’. The life, times and work in archaeology of Patrick Lyons R.I.C. (1861-1954). Dublin: By Éamonn De Búrca for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2008. pp. xiv, 192. Illustrated. Fine in coloured illustrated stiff wraps. Born in 1861, Sgt. Patrick Lyons, ‘The Antiquarian Policeman’, served with [...]
19.50
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 [...]
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With 16 plates and 39 illustrations in the text. 130 London: Methuen, 1928. First edition. pp. xvi, 373, [1]. Green cloth, titled in gilt. From the library of New College Oxford, with armorial bookplate and cancel stamp. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A very good copy. L1 4A
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MACALISTER, R.A.S. The Memorial Slabs of Clonmacnoise, King’s County: with an appendix on the materials for a history of the monastery. With numerous plates, some folding. Dublin: Printed at the University Press, 1909. Royal octavo. pp. xxxii, 159, 50 (plates). Green ribbed cloth, titled in gilt on spine [...]
165.00
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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 [...]
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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
45.00
The Irish Volunteer's
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 [...]
125.00
[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. 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 [...]
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[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 [...]
85.00
Estates and Landed Society in Galway by Patrick MELVIN.
MELVIN, Patrick. Estates and Landed Society in Galway. With a foreword by Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, December, 2012. pp. 512. Full buckram gilt. And a limited edition of 50 copies only in full goatskin. This work is based on a Trinity College Dublin Ph.D [...]
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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 engrs. 4 vols. L. & D. Mackenzie [1879]. 4to. Orig. decorated green cloth over bevelled boards, designed by John Leighton. Titled in gilt & [...]
250.00
Thomas Moore
MOORE, Thomas. Autographed letter signed from Thomas Moore, dated October 29th, 1829, from King Street, St. James’s, London, to Rev. Millman, St Mary’s, Reading, with integral address panel and stamp. One page quarto. He writes about procuring books for Rev. Millman and on his calling card attached to the letter [...]
475.00
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 [...]
1,250.00
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 [...]
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O’CALLAGHAN, John Cornelius. History of the Irish Brigades in the Service of France, from the Revolution in Great Britain and Ireland under James II to the Revolution in France under Louis XVI. With an introduction by Colonel Patrick J. Hally. Facsimile reprint of the First (Glasgow) edition of 1870 [...]
185.00
O'CONOR DON, Rt. Hon. Charles Owen: The O'Conors of Connaught: An Historical Memoir. Compiled from a MS. of the late John O'Donovan, LL.D. With additions from the State Papers and Public Records. With numerous illustrations and genealogical charts.
THE LAST HIGH KINGS OF IRELAND Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, and Co., 1891. Quarto. pp. xxiv, 395. Bound at the Fish Bindery, Rhode Island, in modern full crushed Levant purple morocco; upper cover with a gilt interlaced Celtic knot on green morocco onlay. Spine divided into six panels by five raised [...]
1,250.00
O'DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. - Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters.
O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Annála Ríoghachta Éireann – Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters. From the earliest times to the year 1616. Edited from manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy and Trinity College Dublin, with a translation and copious historical, topographical and genealogical notes and with [...]
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O’HART, John. Irish Pedigrees; or The Origin and Stem of The Irish Nation. Two volumes. 127 New York: Murphy & McCarthy, 1923. Limited American Edition. Quarto. pp. (1) xxxii, 912, (2) xxiv, 948, 22. Brown blind-stamped cloth, armorial shield in gilt on upper cover, title and volume number in [...]
375.00
Croke Patrick book
O’MADDEN, Patrick L. Cruach Phádraic St. Patrick’s Holy Mountain. Illustrated. 143 Dublin: Printed for the Author at the Sign of the Three Candles in Fleet Street, [1929]. First and only edition. 185 x 125mm., pp. 48. Pictorial wrappers. Covers a little dusty and edges frayed as usual. A [...]
30.00
O'NEILL, Henry. Fine Arts and Civilisation of Ancient Ireland.
O’NEILL, Henry. Fine Arts and Civilisation of Ancient Ireland. Illustrated with chromo and other lithographs, and several woodcuts. London: Smith & Dublin, Herbert, 1858. Small folio. pp. vi, 118, 23 (plates). Blue blind-stamped cloth, title in gilt on upper cover. Spine professionally rebacked. A very good copy. Very scarce [...]
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O’NEILL, Moira. Songs of The Glens of Antrim. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1912. Crown octavo. pp. x, 61. Title printed in red and black. Bound in a Celtic revival style full brown morocco, with a Celtic interwoven shield at centre; recently bound in full brown buckram with original upper cover laid [...]
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O’CONNOR, Roger. Chronicles of Eri; being the history of the Gael Scot Iber: or, The Irish People. Translated from the original manuscripts in the Phoenician dialect of Scythian language. Two volumes. London: Phillips, 1822. pp. (1) xiv, [2], ccclxii, [ii], 91 (2) [ii], 509, 3. Later half blue morocco over [...]
275.00
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