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London: Faber and Faber, 1966. Demy octavo. First edition, third impression, published in the same year as the first. pp. 57. Blue-green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Jacket not price-clipped. Original dust jacket with a few nicks, otherwise a fine copy in near fine dust jacket. Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) [...]
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The 1986 T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures and Other Critical Writings. London: Faber and Faber, 1988. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xxiii, 172. Red papered boards, title in silver on spine. Inscribed and signed by Seamus Heaney for Robert Hamlin, dated 16 September, 1988. A fine copy in fine dust [...]
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London: Faber and Faber, 1979. Demy octavo. First edition, first impression. pp. 64. Purple papered boards, titled in gilt. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with usual fading to spine. Price-clipped. In ‘Field Work’ (1979), many of the poems are elegiac, dealing with [...]
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Compiled from Original Muniments and Other Authentic Records. Edited by the Rev. F. C. Husenbeth. Two volumes. London: Henry. Dublin: 17 Summerhill, [1857-1860]. Royal octavo. Bound by J. Collins, Binder, 32 Temple Bar, Dublin, [engraved label on front pastedowns], in contemporary full purple morocco, covers framed with a wide gilt [...]
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Volume I. Illustrated. 145 London: Sir Joseph Causton & Sons 1889. Crown quarto. First edition. pp. xvi, 460, [40 (adverts)]. Original dark green cloth over bevelled boards. Title in gilt on upper cover and spine, gilt decoration to lower cover; floral pattern endpapers. Previous owner’s signature on recto of [...]
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A Version from the Irish by Seamus Heaney. Derry: A Field Day Publication, 1983. First edition. Greyish-white rexine boards, drawing by Colin Middleton in black on upper cover, title in black on spine. Signed and dated by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A splendid version from [...]
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London: Faber and Faber, 2016. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Seamus Heaney (1939-2013), Nobel Laureate, poet, essayist and playwright, born in County Derry and brought up on a small farm between Toomebridge and Castledawson. Afrer graduation from Queen’s University, Belfast he [...]
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London: Faber and Faber, 2006. pp. [ix], 113. First edition. Green papered boards, title in gilt along spine. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. L3 8E
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London: Faber and Faber, 2010. pp. [8], 85. First edition. Brown paper boards. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. L3 8E
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London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1998. pp. [x], 70. Pictorial wrappers. A fine copy. L3 8E
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Translated by Seamus Heaney. 130 London: Faber and Faber, 1999. First edition. pp. xxx, Dark blue papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Small paper label on spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. The great relic of English literature is the epic ‘Beowulf’. The poem is in [...]
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London: Faber and Faber, 1969. First edition. pp. 56. Black linen, title in gilt on spine.. A fine copy in very good dust jacket. Previous owner’s signature present. Heaney still has the gift of finding a new and consummate phrase to evoke physical qualities, and when these take on [...]
275.00
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London: Faber and Faber, 1975. First edition. pp. 73. Pale blue wrappers with an illustration of a Viking ship on upper cover, title in black on spine. Ex libris Glenstal Abbey with stamp. A good copy. Brandes & Durkan. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with no reprint [...]
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Edited by Peter Fallon. 89 LIMITED EDITION Dublin, Gallery Books, 1984. Edition limited to 750 copies. First. pp. 24. Blue printed wraps. Fine. A scarce and attractive item. L3 8E
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Belfast: Linen Hall Library, 1990. pp. 28. Edition limited to 870 copies. Beige linen, title in blind on upper cover. Celtic design on endpapers. Fine in fine d.j. with title printed in gilt. L3 8E
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Illustrated. 144 Kenmare Publications, 1872. Quarto. pp. l, 803, [27 (list of subscribers)], [8 (publisher’s list)]. Green cloth over bevelled boards. Upper cover elaborately decorated in gilt with an inter-lacing Celtic design, enclosing in the centre within an oval frame a gilt portrait of O’Connell, along with portraits [...]
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In Three Volumes. 117 Dublin: Printed for Messrs. Burnet, Colles, Moncrieffe, Exshaw, White, Byrne, Cash, Marchbank, M’Kenzie, Moore, Jones, 1786. Contemporary full tree calf. Covers framed by a single gilt fillet. Spines elaborately tooled in gilt. Label on front pastedown ‘Presented to the Library of the Dudley Working-men’ [...]
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AN ESSENTIAL AND LUXURIOUS EDITION JOYCE, James. Ulysses. Illustrated by Henri Matisse. Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1999. 4to. pp. v, 732. Full green morocco elaborately tooled in gilt; moiré-silk endpapers, cream and green endbands, gold silk marker. A.e.g. A fine copy. In a 1920 letter Joyce gives [...]
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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 on upper [...]
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The Valley Below. Larry O’Gaff. Paisley: Printed by and for G. Caldwell, Jun., Bookseller, 69, High Street. n.d. (c.1825). Single sheet folded to 8 pages. Uncut and Unopened. Woodcut device on titlepage. In good condition. This early 19th century chapbook contains three songs: ‘Effects of Whiskey’ [...]
225.00
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London: Printed by Sutton Sharpe and Co., 1878. Royal octavo. pp. vi, [2], 103, [7], 4 (plates). Modern green cloth with original cloth embossed in black mounted on upper cover. Traced of old staining to final advert leaf. A very good copy with fine impressions of the plates. Scarce. COPAC [...]
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With a foreword by Ken Mawhinney. Frontispiece of James Cassidy’s Distillery. Dublin: Irish Whiskey Society, 2011. Medium octavo. pp. vi, 17. Edition limited to 95 copies. Signed and numbered by Barry Walsh, son of the author. Also signed by Ken Mawhinney. Green and brown marbled boards. Title and author [...]
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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
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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
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Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1956. Small quarto. pp. [8]. Quarto buckram on grey boards. A very good copy. An early description of Irish whiskey. The exuberance of Stanihurst’s writing is echoed in the vigorous linocuts made by Bridget Swinton. Stanihurst, Richard. Aqua Vitae: Its commodities describ’d by Richard Stanihurst, & [...]
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Illustrated by Martin Gale. Oldcastle: Gallery Press, 2013. Medium octavo. First edition, first printing. Green linen, title blind-stamped on upper cover. One of 575 numbered copies, of which 500 are for sale. Signed by the publisher Peter Fallon. A fine copy in fine acetate dust jacket. Published posthumously, the book [...]
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Connecticut: Easton Press, Collector’s Edition. SIGNED. 543pp. Octavo. Full red morocco leather with raised bands, gilt and black ink stamped titles and decorative borders on the spine and front cover, and an illustrated paper label on the front cover. All edges gilt. Orange moire endsheets. Silk ribbon page marker [...]
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London: Faber and Faber, 2010. Demy octavo. pp. [8], 85. First edition. Brown papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Seamus Heaney on the title-page. A ‘Foyles Signed First Edition’ sticker to the lower front cover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. The Nobel Laureate’s last collection [...]
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FIRST EDITION WITH PARALLEL ENGLISH TEXT London: Eleanor Everingham, at the Seven-Stars in Ave-Mary-Lane, near Ludgate, 1712. Crown octavo. First Irish edition, with parallel English text. Woodcut of royal arms. Bound in modern antique style panelled calf, title in gilt on maroon morocco label on spine. Occasional light toning. A [...]
3,750.00
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Framed and glazed. In fine condition. See: Pyle, Hilary, The Different World of Jack B. Yeats His Cartoons and Illustrations, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, 1994, catalogue no. 2032, p.286 (listed & illustrated in colour as plate no. 26); no. 2084, p.295.
475.00
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THE ABOMINATIONS OF DERRYCOOSH Illustrated with thirty-four lithographic plates (some coloured) and one folding map. Dublin: Hodges &  Smith, 1862. pp. xii, 372, [36 (plates)], 20 (Adverts). Pebbled green cloth, title in gilt on spine, Hibernia and Britannia in gilt on upper cover and in blind on lower. Some [...]
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Taken from the original Chronicles. Illustrated with Portraits of Queen Elizabeth and the Earl of Totness; and Facsimiles of all the original Maps and Plans. Second edition. Dublin: Reprinted by the Hibernia-Press Company, No. 1 Temple Lane, 1820. Crown quarto. Second edition. pp. (1) x, 334, (2) 335-708, [6 (index)] [...]
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Second edition, enlarged. Two volumes. Dublin: Published by the Author for the Subscribers, n.d. (1860). pp. (1) xxiii, 462, (2) [ii], 808. Recent green cloth, title in gilt on red morocco labels on spines. Signature of P. Donnellan, Castlerea on titlepage of volume one, with his neat library stamp [...]
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IN FINE BINDING BY WILSON OF DUBLIN With annotations by Philip MacDermot, Esq. and the translator. Coloured half-title and large folding clan location map. Dublin: Bryan Geraghty, 1846. Thick quarto. Bound by Wilson in contemporary full green morocco, with his engraved label Wilson / Binder / 14 Hawkins St. on [...]
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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.
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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 [...]
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Edited with an introduction, translations, notes and indices by R.I. Best and H.J. Lawlor. London: [Printed by Harrison & Sons for the Henry Bradshaw Society], 1931. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xxviii, 262. Black cloth over bevelled boards, badge of the Bradshaw Society in gilt on upper cover [...]
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Two volumes. London: Bradshaw Society, 1914. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. (1) xxxvi, 140, (2) [iv], lxxviii, 9. Black cloth over bevelled boards, titled in gilt. Bradshaw Society badge in gilt on upper cover. Spines evenly faded, minute wear to head. From the library of the English Church Union – [...]
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Edited from a Manuscript in the Royal Library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. By Whitley Stokes. London: [Printed by Harrison and Sons for the Henry Bradshaw Society], 1895. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. lii, 411. Black cloth over bevelled boards, badge of the Bradshaw Society in gilt [...]
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Part I: A complete facsimile in collotype by W. Griggs, with a transcription; accompanied by an introduction descriptive of the history and the palaeography of the manuscript. Part II: Liturgical Introduction to the Antiphonary of Bangor. Edited by Warren. Two volumes. London: [Printed by Harrison & Sons for the Henry [...]
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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK IN THE WORLD THE 9TH CENTURY BOOK OF KELLS FINE FACSIMILE EDITION “THE WORK OF AN ANGELIC RATHER THAN A HUMAN HAND” Two volumes. Lucerne: Faksimile Verlag, 1990. Large quarto. Limited Edition of 1480 Facsimile copies with Arabic numbering. Large quarto; 340 leaves reproduced by Heinz [...]
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Reproductions from the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin. With a study of the manuscript by Francoise Henry. With 126 colour plates and 75 monochrome illustrations. London: Thames & Hudson, 1988. Large quarto. Brown cloth embossed and titled in gilt. A good copy in slipcase. L3 OD
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The Complete Tapestry in Colour with Introduction, Description and Commentary by David M. Wilson, Director of the British Museum. Illustrated with seventy six fine full-page coloured plates and numerous monochrome photographs. London: Thames and Hudson, 1985. Small folio. First edition. pp. 234. Title in red and black. Grey cloth, titled [...]
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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 [...]
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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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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Dublin: Maunsel and Roberts, 1923. pp. [vi], 130. Green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Newspaper cutting dated 2nd March 1964 featuring the author ‘Forty years a-writing’ on front free endpaper. A very good copy in repaired dust jacket. Signed by Pearse’s sister Margaret [...]
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Translated into English by Rev. J. Donovan, Professor, &c., Royal College, Maynooth. 145 Dublin: Printed for the Translator by W. Folds & Son, Great Strand-Street. Published by Richard Coyne, Capel-Street, Dublin; and by Keating and Browne, London, 1829. Demy octavo. pp. xvi, 601. Bound in contemporary full calf. Covers [...]
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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
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Belfast: John Hodgson, 1832. First edition. pp. xlviii, 326. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands, title in gilt on brown morocco label in the second, the remainder with a gilt harp. A very good and attractive copy. Very scarce. Charles [...]
285.00
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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.
475.00
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Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, and Baron Douro of Wellesley, all in the County of Somerset, K.B. Lieutenant-General; Marshal-General of the Portuguese, and Captain-General of the Spanish Armies; Commander-in-Chief of his Britannic Majesty’s Forces serving in the Peninsula; also Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, K.C.S [...]
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With illustrations and large folding map. 127 Cork: Tower Books, 1978. pp. xi, 119. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in pictorial dust jacket. Scarce.  “The O’Sullivan clan divided into two great branches – O’Sullivan Mór and O’Sullivan Bere [...]
50.00
Flann O'Brien
Bloomsbury Publishing: 1988. Quarto. 160 pp. Signed by the author “Peter Costello, Christmas 1987” Under many pen-names, including that of Flann O’Brien, Brian O’Nolan was a legend among Irish writers, creating his famous novel “At Swim-Two-Birds” while still a student, contributing a column to the “ [...]
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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 [...]
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Illustrated 130 IN FINE BINDING Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, Company, n.d. (c.1930). pp. 310. Half red morocco on patterened papered boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. L3 6D
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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
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
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 [...]
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THE ROYAL LIBRARY BELLE LETTRES SERIES” London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. pp. [iv], 201. Title printed in red and black. Bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly (name in gilt on upper turn-in) in red crushed levant morocco. Covers framed by a single gilt fillet with gilt dots at corners. Spine divided [...]
375.00
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 [...]
375.00
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.
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Deburca-splendid-resistance
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 [...]
50.00
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
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
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
The Omagh Almanac and County Tyrone Directory for 1888.
[OMAGH ALMANAC] The Omagh Almanac and County Tyrone Directory for 1888. Illustrated. Omagh: The Constitution Office, High Street, 1888. pp. 162, plus adverts (unnumbered). Original printed wrappers, repair to spine. A little frayed. Exceedingly rare.
375.00
The Post Chaise Companion: or Traveller's Directory through Ireland.
[LEWIS, R.] The Post Chaise Companion: or Traveller’s Directory through Ireland. Containing a new and accurate Description of the Direct and principal Cross Roads, with particulars of the Noblemen & Gentlemen’s Seats, Cities, Towns, Parks, Natural Curiosities, Antiquities, Castles, Ruins, Manufactures, Locks, Glens, Harbours, &c. & [...]
1,250.00
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; [...]
1,265.00
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 [...]
350.00
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AUSTEN, Jane. Emma. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1983. Medium octavo. pp. xiv, 428. Full brown morocco, gilt decorated upper cover, titled in gilt; moiré-silk endpapers; gold and brown endbands.; white silkmarker. A fine copy.
275.00
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
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 [...]
750.00
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
SWEENEY, Tony. Catalogue Raisonné of Irish Stuart Silver
SWEENEY, Tony. Catalogue Raisonné of Irish Stuart Silver. A Short Descriptive Catalogue of Surviving Irish Church, Civic, Ceremonial & Domestic Plate dating from the Reigns of James I, Charles I, The Commonwealth, Charles II, James II, William & Mary, William III & Queen Anne 1603-1714. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 1995 [...]
350.00
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
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
Manners and Customs of The Ancient Irish.
O’CURRY, Eugene. A series of lectures delivered by the late Eugene O’Curry, M.R.I.A., Professor of Irish History and Archaeology in the Catholic University of Ireland. Edited, appendices etc, by W.K. Sullivan. With a new introduction by Nollaig Ó Muraíle. Three volumes. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca [...]
295.00
A Dictionary of Bookplates of Irish Medical Doctors.
MARTIN, Edward A. With short biographies. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2003. pp. xiv, 160. Illustrated boards. Published by De Burca Rare Books.
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FITZPATRICK, W.J. The Life of Charles Lever. London: Chapman and Hall, 1879. First edition. pp. (1) xvi, 343 (2) viii, 440. Near contemporary half crushed levant green morocco on cloth boards. Spines divided into panels by raised bands with gilt dots, title author and volume numbers in gilt direct [...]
375.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
[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 [...]
125.00
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
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
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
Mount Usher Wicklow
WALPOLE, E.H. Mount Usher 1868-1928. A Short History compiled by E.H. Walpole. Illustrated with mono and coloured plates, plans and maps. 137 [Dublin]: Temple Press, 1928. Quarto. pp. 58, [58 (plates)]. Quarter linen on original grey papered boards, title in gilt and black on upper cover; illustration of [...]
125.00
SAINT ÆTHELWOLD
Two volumes. London: The Folio Society, 2001. Quarto. Bound in full brown morocco by Smith Settle over bevelled boards, blocked in gilt on upper cover and spine. Calligraphy by John Andrew. With handmade laid-paper end leaves from the Fabriano Mill. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies [66]. Maroon endbands and [...]
1,500.00
Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924
Ó BROIN, Leon. Revolutionary Underground. The Story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood 1858-1924. Dublin: Gill, 1976. pp. [viii], 245. Brown papered boards, title in silver on spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. Scarce. This is the full history of the IRB tracing the fortunes of the organisation which [...]
145.00
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BARRINGTON, Daines. & BEAUFOY, Colonel. The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted. A New Edition, with an Appendix, containing Papers on the Same Subject, and on a North West Passage. Folding map as frontispiece. London: Printed for Charles Wood for T. and J. Allman, 1818. Medium octavo. pp. xxiv [...]
475.00
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A Particular Detail of that which Broke Out the XXIID of May 1798. With a History of the Conspiracy which preceded it. To this edition is added A Concise History of the Reformation in Ireland and Considerations on the Means of Extending Its Advantages Therein. Illustrated with ten folding engraved [...]
575.00
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PETRIE, George. Christian Inscriptions in the Irish Language. Chiefly collected and drawn by G. Petrie, and edited by Margaret Stokes. With lithographed and photographic plates in each volume, and engraved illustrations on text pages throughout. Two volumes. 140 Dublin: Printed at the University Press, for the Royal Historical and Archaeological [...]
575.00
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1. [Bury, Captain and Alderman Brooks of Dublin] A True Narrative of the Late Design of the Papists to Charge their Horrid Plot upon the Protestants. By Endeavouring to Corrupt Captain Bury and Alderman Brooks of Dublin, and to take off the Evidence of Mr. Oats and Mr. Bedlow, & [...]
2,350.00
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WRIGHT, G.N. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, T.M. Baynes and others. With descriptions by G.N. Wright. Introduced by Maurice Craig. With bibliographical and technical notes by Leslie Hewitt. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, T.M [...]
575.00
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