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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, 1919. 50 x 63cms. Framed […]
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, 1919. 50 x 63cms. Framed […]
1,250.00
[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, all within a green decorative […]
950.00
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 exist throughout Ireland until further […]
750.00
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 blank, no publisher named, circa 1917. […]
875.00
Roger Casement: Memoriam Card.
CASEMENT, Roger Casement. Memoriam Card issued on the Centenary of the birth of Roger Casement 1864-1964, by the Casement Committee, Dun Laoghaire. I nDíl Chuimhne Ruaidhrí Mac Easmuinn 1864-1916. A fuair bás ar son Poblacht na hÉireann, 3ú Lúnasa 1916. In Irish with portrait of the Patriot, text within a black border. Verse in English […]
475.00
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. With a drawing of Casement in […]
1,500.00
CASEMENT ON IRISH LANGUAGE & MRS TUBRIDY TEACHER AT CARRAROE To provide for them in school and support for the Irish Language. Reprint of a Letter published in the “Irish Independent” 18th April 1914. Quarto. Bifolium. pp. 4 (2 blank). In very good condition. Extremely rare. One copy listed, on WorldCat (Bibliothèque de documentation internationale […]
950.00
A historic document. Tralee: Reprinted from The Kerry Champion, August 31st, 1929. Broadsheet. 435 x 275mm. With illustration of Casement reading a book at centre. Due to the demand of the public the newspaper reprinted this instalment of the landing of Roger Casement on the Ballyheigue coast on Good Friday, 1916. Casement had travelled to […]
595.00
With bank stamps, small triangular portion neatly cut from r.h.s (perhaps where stabbed), mounted and framed. 295 x 180mm (including frame). Framed and glazed, label of Guy & Co. Ltd. Printsellers, Picture Frame Makers, 70 Patrick St., Cork, on verso. In very good condition. Tom Clarke’s signature is the rarest of all the 1916 leaders, […]
2,350.00
Dublin on Friday and Saturday, 29th and 21st April [1917]. Commencing at Twelve o’clock each day. Dublin: Warren, [1917]. pp. 25. Printed wraps. Very good. Very rare. Copac locates only TCD copy. The cruelties of General Maxwell, the executions of fifteen and the sentencing of one hundred and twenty-two men and one women to penal […]
1,250.00
Attractive and characteristic photo, showing Collins in a three-piece suit, with moustache, a lock of hair falling on his forehead. Not in Coogan or Connolly. Photographs of Collins are rare, as he deliberately stayed away from the lens until the fighting was over. Inscribed in pencil on verso: “Michael Collins Addressing the / Members of […]
3,650.00
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 motto ‘Sinn Fein Abu’, the […]
1,250.00
New York: H. De Marsan, Dealer in Songs, Toys, Books, 54 Chatham Street, [c.1860s]. Single sheet, printed on one side with decorated border. 163 x 260mm. In very good condition. [L4BC2 Dr 2]
185.00
New York: H. De Marsan, Publisher of Songs, Ballads, 54 Chatham Street, [c.1860s]. Single sheet, printed on one side with decorated border. 163 x 260mm. In very good condition. [L4BC2 Dr 2]
185.00
New York: H. De Marsan, Dealer in Songs, Toys, Books, 54 Chatham Street, [c.1860s]. Single sheet, printed on one side with decorated border. 163 x 260mm. In very good condition. [L4BC2 Dr 2]
185.00
Cork: Purcell and Company, Publishers, Patrick Street, 1886. Crown octavo. pp. [6], [1] 2-446, [8]. Green cloth with elaborate Celtic design in gilt on upper cover, title in gilt on spine. Some inoffensive spotting and minor wear to extremities. A very good copy. Very rare. COPAC locates only 2 copies. “Before our paper reaches the […]
365.00
Depicting the magnificent view of Dublin Bay from Ticknock. Beautifully hand-coloured at the Cuala Press. Signed in the plate by Dorothy Blackham, with her monogram on the lower right-hand corner. Dublin: Cuala Press, [1940s]. 38 x 31cms. One of the rarer broadsides that seldom comes on the market-place. In fine condition. [L1 2F]
575.00
Illustrating the General Post Office; surmounted with the legend 1916 and the Arms of the Four Provinces. Dublin: Published by the Cluna Studio, [1939] for the Lord Mayor (Kathleen Clarke). Folded hand-coloured card. Attractive and in very good condition.
165.00
Lón agus Tabhartas (Lunch and Donations) do’n Taoiseach Éamon de Valera ag Tigh Ósda, Imperial [Cork], 18adh Lá mí na Samhna, 1951. Signed by Éamon de Valera. Folded card, printed in gold at the Lee Press. 130 x 210mm. In very good condition. [L4BC1 Top File F]
300.00
EXTREMELY RARE IMPRESSION Hand-coloured engraving on laid paper. Drawn by J. Tudor. Engraved by James Mason. London: Published by Laurie & Whittle, n.d. (c.1780s). 29 x 44cms. In very good condition. Engraved by T. Mason, 1753. This rare impression, published by Laurie & Whittle, 55 Fleet Street, London, is not listed in Elmes & Hewson. […]
585.00
Michael Dwyer, the Wicklow Chief. Attractive print in full colour,
DWYER, Michael. Michael Dwyer, the Wicklow Chief. Attractive print in full colour, image circa 28 x 43cms, verso blank. Supplement with the ‘Shamrock’, St. Patrick’s Day 1887, showing O’Dwyer bursting through a cordon of Redcoats outside his burning farmhouse at Bernamuck, Co. Wicklow, signed in plate J.D. Reigh 1887, strongly mounted on backing board behind […]
375.00
Eamonn de Valera - Taoiseach's Broadcast to the Nation.
[DE VALERA, Eamon] Taoiseach’s Broadcast to the Nation. Reprinted from ”The Irish Press”, Thursday 17th May 1945. Dublin: 1945. 8 pp. Quarto, with photo of De Valera at the microphone. Edges frayed, paper repair to spine. Dev’s celebrated reply to Churchill’s complaint about Irish neutrality during the War – in terms of popular support, perhaps […]
125.00
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 a background of fruiting vines. Fine copy, […]
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, Eamonn Ceannt, Thomas J. Clarke, […]
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, Dublin. n.d. [circa 1917]. Strongly mounted […]
675.00
The Trial of Robert Emmet, September 19th 1803.
Attractive full colour print, image circa 25 x 37cms, verso blank, probably a weekly paper supplement, showing Emmet in the dock delivering his celebrated speech. ‘When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then, and not till then, let my epitaph be written.’ Strongly mounted on backing board behind double green […]
475.00
EXECUTION OF ROBERT EMMET, in Thomas Street, 20th September 1803. Attractive full colour print, image circa 25.5 x 40.5cms, verso blank, probably a weekly paper supplement. Showing Emmet on the executioner’s platform, surrounded by Redcoats. Strongly mounted on backing board behind double green window mount and clear mylar. Scarce.  
275.00
golden_jubilee
67 Golden Jubilee. Poster print, image 40.5 x 25.5cms, verso blank, supplement to the Weekly Freeman, St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 1917, showing cameo portraits of nine Fenian leaders centred around James Stephens, also including John O’Leary, Kickham, Colonel Bourke, O’Donovan Rossa etc., within a Celtic-style border. Fine copy, strongly mounted on backing board behind […]
375.00
Dublin: Pigott & Co., 112 Grafton Street, [1902]. Folio. pp. 4. White pictorial wrappers, printed in brown. Constance Markievicz copy with her signature on upper cover. Some fraying at edges. A very good copy. Rare in this condition with a magnificent provenance. Are Ye Right There Michael is a song by the Irish composer and […]
875.00
Twenty-two issues. Dublin: Printed for the Proprietors by Patrick Mahon, 1914- 1915. Broadsheet. Published on Wednesday and Saturday. Edges frayed and chipped. No loss of text. In good condition. Rare. Arthur Griffith founded ‘Scissors and Paste’ in December 1914, after the suppression of his newspapers ‘Sinn Féin’ and Éire. Griffith, arguably the most significant political […]
1,350.00
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 blank, no publisher named, circa 1918, strongly […]
675.00
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 elaborate green-and-gold Celtic-style surround, with heraldic […]
1,250.00
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 circa 46.5 x 34cms, verso […]
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]. Preserved in a mylar sleeve. Rare.
275.00
[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.D., Chief-of-Staff, I.R.A., over a sepia background with draped Irish flag […]
865.00
Dublin: Edward J. Milliken & W. Robertson; London & Edinburgh: Simpkin, Marshall; Oliver and Boyd, 1857-1858. Demy octavo. pp. (2) iv, 720 (3) iv, 728. Contemporary full green morocco, covers ornately blocked in gilt with a large harp decorated with shamrocks in centre. Spines divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title in […]
695.00
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 and rectangles as in the postcards. […]
575.00
View of Messrs. Published in Truths about Whisky. London: Printed by Sutton Sharpe and Co., 1878. 21 x 31cms. In very good condition. L4 6 Draw
150.00
Produced and edited by Prionsias Mac Aonghusa. Dublin: Published by Garech de Brún, Claddagh Records. 1964. Disk in fine condition in original sleeve with a picture of Kavanagh along the Canal after a design by Liam Miller of the Dolmen Press.
475.00
The Trial February 1954: The Kavanagh Archive; Pen and the Sword; An Irishman’s Diary; Kavanagh Country; Diary, A Play by Kavanagh; Composing to Kavanagh; Kavanagh’s Lessons for Simple Living; In the Light of the Imagination by Seamus Heaney; Forget Me Not; The only safe legend is a dead one; Patrick Kavanagh’s Dublin; Clarke and Kavanagh […]
585.00
New York: The Peter Kavanagh Hand-Press, 1958. First and only edition. Small quarto. pp. (1) ii, 50 (2) ii, 51-102, (3) ii, 103-152. All volumes of this dictionary have been hand-set in 12 point Egmont Light and printed on a hand-pre