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An Original Michael Collins Memorial Card dated 22nd August 1922

A memorial card, 3.5 x 2.5″, his monochrome photograph within a thick black border. JESUS MERCY! MARY HELP! Immaculate Heart of Mary pray for him. 100 days. O Merciful Jesus, give eternal rest to his soul, 7 years. In Undying Memory of   GENERAL MICHAEL COLLINS ( Commander-in-Chief of Irish National Army) Killed in Action at Bealnablath, near Bandon, […]

750.00
Roger Casement: Memoriam Card.
An Original 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 […]

350.00
Andy Warhol: Autographed art book photograph of Mick Jagger.
Andy Warhol: Autographed art book photograph of Mick Jagger.

Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987) Colour art book photograph in Warhol’s 1975 painting of Rolling Stones Mick Jagger. American Painter, filmmaker and leader of the pop movement Warhol spent most of his time making individual portraits of the rich and famous. Framed, 7” x 7” Signed on the lower left hand side in black felf-tip. […]

950.00
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first edition].
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first edition].

SIGNED FIRST EDITION New York: Doubleday, 2003. First edition. Black paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Dan Brown on titlepage. A very good copy.  

275.00
Jack Charlton: The Autobiography. Signed edition.
CHARLTON, Jack: The Autobiography. Signed edition.

Jack Charlton: The Autobiography Jack Charlton, Peter Byrne Partridge Press: 1996. Condition: Fine in Very Good dustjacket. A signed edition from one or Ireland’s greatest sporting adopted son’s.

150.00
Eamonn de Valera - Taoiseach's Broadcast to the Nation.
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
EAMONN DE VALERA: J.F.K‘s visit to Ireland Air Force One Autographed Pamphlet.
EAMONN DE VALERA: J.F.K‘s visit to Ireland Air Force One Autographed Pamphlet.

Originally purchased from the estate of a former Air Force One pilot, who flew Kennedy to Ireland. EAMONN DE VALERA (1882 – 1975) Air Force One Autographed  Pamphlet.     John F. Kennedy ‘s visit to Ireland was a truly historical event. This original pamphlet with the American Presidential Seal and Air Force One logo bears the signature […]

950.00
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.

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
Harry-Houdini
Harry Houdini – Autographed headed note paper from his NYC residence.

Houdini purchased a four story brownstone building located at 278, West 113th Street Manhattan, New York City in 1904. The building served as Houdini’s home and base of operation up until his death in 1926. On the third floor was Houdini’s personal study and impressive library. After his death, his tremendous collection of books about […]

1,000.00
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
A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938.
HYDE, Douglas: A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938.

[HYDE KENNEDY PHOTOGRAPH] A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, American Ambassador to Britain at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938. . [153 x 205mm]. Stamp of Keystone Press Agency, Fleet Street, on verso. In very good condition. During his visit Kennedy met with the papal […]

275.00
A complete set of Rep of Ireland programmes from Euro 88
IRISH SOCCER: A complete set of Rep of Ireland programmes from Euro 88

A complete set of Rep of Ireland programmes from Euro 88. In fine condition and vey rare. ???????? v England 12 June 1988 ???????? v Soviet Union 15 June 1988 ???????? v Holland 18 June 1988

250.00
[IRISH WAR NEWS] Irish War News.
IRISH WAR NEWS. Irish War News.

The Irish Republic. Volume 1, No. 1, Dublin, Tuesday April 25, 1916. Newspaper, containing Padraig Pearse’s historic first communiqué from the GPO, issued at 9.30am on the morning of 25th April, announcing the setting up of the Provisional Government and naming its seven members, and urging the citizens of Ireland to support the rebellion. Four […]

1,250.00
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
Margaret Bourke-White: A Collection Original Stills from her Recognized Photographs.
Margaret Bourke-White: A Collection Original Stills from her Recognized Photographs.

[BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret] A Collection of Light Original Stills from some of her more Recognised Photographs. Including the famous front cover of the first Issue of Life Magazine. They include: (a) Plough Blades 1929; (b) International Harvester 1933; (c) Louisville Flood Victims 1937; (d) Head of North Korean Soldier 1952; (e) Wheat Field & Smoke Stacks […]

575.00
MARKIEVICZ, Constance. A Call to the Women of Ireland.
MARKIEVICZ, Constance. A Call to the Women of Ireland.

Being a Lecture delivered to the Students’ National Literary Society, Dublin, under the title of ‘Women, Ideals, and the Nation’. Dublin: Fergus O’Connor, 1918. 16 pp. A very good copy of this scarce nationalist pamphlet.BF 3 H-N “Constance Gore-Booth (Countess Markievicz, 1868-1927), revolutionary, was born to an Anglo-Irish ascendancy family, and was educated at the […]

350.00
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
Michael Collins & Harry Boland: A very good small Republican autograph book including some 27 signatures.
MICHAEL COLLINS and HARRY BOLAND A very good small Republican autograph book including some 27 signatures.

SIGNED BY THE TWO ARCH RIVALS FOR KITTY KIERNAN’S HAND Michael Collins & Harry Boland A very good small Republican autograph book including some 27 signatures, many of them signed in South Armagh in January 1918 during the Irish by-election for the Westminster Parliament; Ed Fleming, South Armagh Election, Jan 31st 1918 with verse that […]

3,450.00
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
O'HIGGINS, Ambrose. Marquis of Osorno. Autograph Letter Signed dated at Lima October 29, 1800.
O’HIGGINS, Ambrose. Marquis of Osorno. Autograph Letter Signed dated at Lima October 29, 1800.

O’HIGGINS, Ambrose. Marquis of Osorno. Autograph Letter Signed dated at Lima October 29, 1800. Witnessed and signed by the Marquis of Osorno, Ambrose O’Higgins. Two pages quarto written on both sides and with other signatories. In this letter the writer directs that the sentence be deferred until the return of the Governor, Ambrose O’Higgins: “so […]

1,250.00
Original Large Photograph of Arthur Griffith and Éamon de Valera.
Original Large Photograph of Arthur Griffith and Éamon de Valera.

Original Large Photograph of Arthur Griffith and Éamon de Valera showing De Valera with Arthur Griffith, both standing at the Mansion House, possibly at the Peace Conference, 4 July 1921. 167 x 217mm. Small nick to margin. Near fine. There was an element of tension between De Valera and Griffith since the Sinn Féin Ardfheis […]

325.00
An Autographed Letter Signed from John O'Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant
PARNELL, Charles Stuart: Framed Display. An Autographed Letter Signed from John O’Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant, October 1st., 1879. Also signed and inscribed ”Chas. Stewart Parnell M.P. for County Meath”

PARNELL REBUKED BY ULYSSES S. GRANT PARNELL, Charles Stewart – Framed Display. An Autographed Letter Signed from John O’Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant, October 1st., 1879. Also signed and inscribed ”Chas. Stewart Parnell M.P. for County Meath”. The letter requesting to present the General with an address from the people of Ireland to […]

1,250.00
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
Sinn Fein Christmas Card 1916.
Sinn Fein Christmas Card 1916.

Sinn Fein Christmas Card 1916 Sinn Féin Series Designed by Abhuistín Ó Maolaoidh, and printed in Dublin. In colours with names of the 16 martyrs in the cover design, with the arms of the Four Provinces and in the centre within a heart Éire 1916. pp. 4, folded sheet, sewn with green ribbon. The card […]

1,250.00
STEWART, Robert. Autograph letter signed from Robert Stewart to Dr. Frazer.
STEWART, Robert. Autograph letter signed from Robert Stewart to Dr. Frazer.

STEWART, Robert. Autograph letter signed from Robert Stewart to Dr. Frazer. Two pages octavo written on both sides. In this letter he discusses books, autograph letters and relics: “P.S. I dare say that of Balfe’s rival Rooke, composed of “Amilie and the Love test in 1837 – a true genius – old Charles Hanlon can […]

375.00
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 Third Lottery Conducted by Thomas Todderick.
The Third Lottery Conducted by Thomas Todderick.

On Principles New in this Kingdom. The Lottery Business will now be Conducted by Thomas Todderick, No. 26, College-Green, Corner of Grafton-Street. Purchasers of Shares to the amount of a Whole Ticket, will be supplied at the price of a Whole Ticket. [Price £22.5.0]. Third Lottery, 1806, begins drawing 14th April, 1807 … First-drawn Ticket, […]

475.00
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
Trinity College and the Republic An Irish Times Declaration of a Republic
TRINITY COLLEGE Trinity College and the Republic An Irish Times Declaration of a Republic, 1948.

[TRINITY COLLEGE] Trinity College and the Republic An Irish Times copyright original photographic print, No. 4871B. Showing crowds outside the front gate of Trinity College, the gate closed, with small groups of students on the roof, where a Union Jack has been raised over a Tricolour. Reputedly taken after the declaration of a Republic by […]

475.00
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, Jack B. The Village. Hand coloured block-print Dun Emer/Cuala Press, Fine.
YEATS, Jack B. The Village. Hand coloured block-print Dun Emer/Cuala Press, Fine.

YEATS, Jack B. The Village. Hand coloured block-print by Jack B. Yeats. Dublin, Dun Emer/Cuala Press, undated (c.1907 or later). 345 x 92mm. Fine. Rare. Attractive examples, showing typical scenes of ‘life in the West of Ireland’ during the painter’s youth – scenes which could still be seen almost unchanged quite recently. Original paintings and […]

950.00

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