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Michael Collins’ Own Story. Told to Hayden Talbot.
TALBOT, Hayden: Michael Collins’ Own Story. Told to Hayden Talbot.

TALBOT, Hayden. With an introduction by Éamonn de Búrca. Dublin: De Búrca, November, 2012. pp. 256, plus index. Full buckram gilt. In pictorial dust jacket. The American journalist Hayden Talbot first met Michael Collins at the Gresham Hotel in Dublin, shortly after the signing of the Anglo-Irish treaty in December 1921. In the course of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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O'Byrne, Robert: Hugh Lane 1875 - 1915
O’Byrne, Robert: Hugh Lane 1875 – 1915.

Lilliput Press, Dublin, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. xii, 276 pages + 16 of illustrations. 240x160mm. Original publisher’s cloth, spine lettered gilt, with unclipped dust jacket. ‘This is the first full life of the art dealer and patron Hugh Lane since the rather adoring 1920 biography by his aunt Lady […]

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Walshm, Father Paul: The Four Masters and their Works.
Walshm, Father Paul: The Four Masters and their Works.

The Four Masters and Their Work by Walshm, Father Paul. Published by Three Candles, Dublin, 1944. Fine.

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OSHIMA, Shotaro: W.B. Yeats and Japan

OSHIMA, Shotaro. W.B. Yeats and Japan. Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1965. Royal octavo. pp xiv, 198. Green buckram, title in gilt on spine. Laid in is publisher’s envelope with “”improved images”” for four of the plates. Limited first edition. Complimentary slip, signed by Shotaro Oshima to Miss Aileen Harte loosely inserted. A fine copy in […]

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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, […]

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O’CONNOR, Frank. The Little Monasteries

O’CONNOR, Frank. The Little Monasteries. Poems translated from the Irish by Frank O’Connor. Dublin: At the Dolmen Press, 1963. First edition. pp. 43. Bound in full buckram in an edition limited to 1,050 numbered copies. Title in gilt on spine. Top edge blue. A fine copy in the original glassine wrapper in a red paper […]

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DEASY, Liam: Towards Ireland Free

DEASY, Liam. Towards Ireland Free. The West Cork Brigade in the War of Independence 1917-1921. Edited by John E. Chisholm. Illustrated and with maps on endpapers. 98 WEST CORK BRIGADE Dublin and Cork: Mercier, 1973. First edition. pp. x, 366, [1]. Brown paper boards. Fine in d.j. L3 7B

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BARRY, Tom. Guerilla Days in Ireland

BARRY, Commandant General Tom. Guerilla Days in Ireland. With maps and illustrations. Cork: Mercier Press, 1955. Demy octavo. Second edition. pp. [x], 223. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. Inscribed on dedication “Is there any evidence that all the photographs are genuine?” L1 BC2 2A

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O’BROIN, Leon: Dublin Castle & The 1916 Rising

Ó BROIN, Leon. Dublin Castle and the 1916 Rising. Illustrated. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970. Demy octavo. Revised edition. pp. 192. Green paper boards, titled in gilt. A near fine copy in frayed dust jacket. The story of the Rising, of the events that led up to it, and of its consequences, as seen from […]

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RYAN, A. P: Mutiny at the Curragh

RYAN, A.P. Mutiny at the Curragh. Illustrated. 131 London: Macmillan, 1956. pp. xvii, 221. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. The author tells the story of the alleged ‘mutiny’ and plot against a background of bitter dissention between Conservatives and […]

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TAYLOR, Rex: Michael Collins

TAYLOR, Rex. Michael Collins. Illustrated. 85 London, Hutchinson, 1958. First. pp. 352, 17 (illustrations). Fine in frayedd.j. L3 7B

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RYAN, Desmond: The Rising

RYAN, Desmond. The Rising. The Complete Story of Easter Week. 144 Dublin: Golden Eagle Books, 1966. Fourth edition. pp. [vi], 276. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. With map of Dublin, Easter 1916, on endpapers. A fine copy in dust jacket. The full story of The Rising from the beginnings in the Secret […]

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O'Neil, Thomas: Eamonn de Valera
O’Neil, Thomas: Eamonn de Valera (Siged by De Valera)

LONGFORD, The Earl of & O’NEILL, Thomas P. Eamon de Valera. Illustrated. 124 Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971. pp. xix, [2], 499. Quarter brown buckram on marbled boards. Signed by De Valera. A good copy in frayed dustjacket. L3 7B

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O’CONNOR, Frank: The Big Fellow. Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution.

O’CONNOR, Frank. The Big Fellow. Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution. Illustrated. 131 Dublin: Clonmore & Reynolds. London: Burns & Oates, 1965. pp. xii, [1], 192, 8 (plates). Black buckram, titled in gilt. Top edge red. A fine copy in frayed dust jacket. In this lengthy biography, the author brings alive the legendary figure of […]

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GLEESON, James: Bloody Sunday

GLEESON, James. Bloody Sunday. Illustrated. 139 London: Peter Davies, 1962. First edition. pp. 212. Green papered boards, titled in silver. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket, with small tears. Scarce. Bloody Sunday tells the exciting story of Michael Collins’ struggle against the mighty British Empire and in particular the events of Sunday, November […]

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LYNCH, Florence Monteith: The Mystery Man of Banna Strand (Signed by Author)

[LYNCH, Florence Monteith] The Mystery Man of Banna Strand. The Life and Death of Captain Robert Monteith. Illustrated. 134 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR New York: Vantage, 1959. First. pp. 203. Green papered boards, title in gilt along spine. Signed complimentary copy from the author. A fine copy in lightly frayed dust jacket. Scarce.  “Much has […]

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O’DONOGHUE, Florence: Thomas MacCurtain

O’DONOGHUE, Florence. Tomás MacCurtain. Foreword by Daniel Corkery. Illustrated. 83 Tralee, The Kerryman, 1958. pp. xiv, 226. Fine in frayed d.j. The Cork Separatist group was a remarkable combination of men of varied character and talents. Its three leaders, the men who successively commanded the Cork Brigade during the struggle for independence, MacCurtain, MacSwiney and […]

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NOYES, Alfred: The Accusing Ghost or Justice fo Casement

NOYES, Alfred. The Accusing Ghost or Justice for Casement. Illustrated. 110 London: Victor Gollancz, 1957. First edition. pp. 191. Brown paper boards, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in frayed dust jacket. Scarce. L3 7B

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RYAN, Desmond. Sean Treacy and the 3rd Tipperary Brigade

RYAN, Desmond. Sean Treacy and the 3rd Tipperary Brigade. Illustrated. Tralee: The Kerryman, n.d. pp. 223, [1]. Very good in illustrated wraps. Back Sean Treacy’s years were few, his story in the main is a story of guerrilla war against the Black-and-Tans. His life, although he always carried a book in his pocket and an […]

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O’BRIEN, Conor Cruise: States of Ireland

O’BRIEN, Conor Cruise. States of Ireland. 139 New York: Vintage Books, 1973. pp. 336. Green cloth, title in green on spine. Presentation inscription on front free endpaper. A very good copy. €30.00 L3 7B This work is a masterly and highly individual study of the whole complex situation in Ireland over the centuries. It is […]

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COMERFORD, Maire: The First Dail

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 was a nominated member of […]

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FOX, R.M: Rebel Irish Women

Progress House, Dublin, 1967. Soft Cover. In fine Condition: 112 pp. Illustrated. Contents include Maud Gonne, Constance de Markievicz. Eva Gore Booth, Mary MacSwiney, Grace Plunkett, Nora Connolly O’ Brien, Helena Molony, Hanna Sheehy – Skeffington, Maeve Cavanagh MacDowell, Dora Maguire, Charlotte Despard, Mother Jones. Lightly nicked at spine ends. Else v.g. Quite scarce 1967 […]

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COOGAN, Tim Pat: Wherever Green is Worn

COOGAN, Tim Pat. Wherever Green is Worn. The Story of the Irish Diaspora. Illustrated. 102 London: Hutchinson, 2000. pp. xxii, 746. Fine in illustrated wrappers. “The author dedicates this work “”to the achievements of the Irish, and may reverence never descend upon us””.” 2001 COOGAN, Tim Pat. L3 7B

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MARTIN, F.X: 1916 and University College Dublin

McDONNELL, Kathleen Keyes. There is a Bridge at Bandon. A Personal Account of the Irish War of Independence. Illustrated. 100 Dublin: Mercier, 1972. pp. 217. Green cloth. Fine in d.j.  n outstanding book, telling the inside story of the failure of the 1916 Rising in Cork, the reorganising of the Volunteers, and the Essex Regiment’s […]

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NEESON, Eoin: The life and Death of Michael Collins

NEESON, Eoin. The Life and Death of Michael Collins. Illustrated. 139 TLS FROM ‘THE SOLE SURVIVOR OF BEAL NA mBLATH’ Cork: The Mercier Press, 1968. pp. 163, [1]. Black cloth, titled in gilt. Detailed map of the ambush at Béal na mBlath on endpapers. Loosely inserted is a most interesting two and a half page […]

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BECKETT, Samuel. Stirrings Still. Illustrated by Louis le Brocquy

Signed Limited Edition New York: Blue Moon, & London: John Calder, 1988. Folio. pp. [44]. Bound in quarter vellum parchment with a natural linen and cotton cloth stamped with a motif by the artist in eighteen-carat gold, backstrip lettered in gilt. Limited edition of 226 copies, numbered one to two hundred and 26 hors commerce […]

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BECKETT, Samuel: More Pricks than Kicks (Signed Limited Edition)

Author Title Catalog Mainhead Pub Place Price Location Summary PubDate Sort BECKETT, Samuel. More Pricks than Kicks. 904 SIGNED LIMITED EDITION London: Calder & Boyars, 1970. pp. 21, [1]. Quarter white calf on brown cloth boards, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Edition limited to 100 copies (No. 64) signed and number […]

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BECKETT, Samuel: Come and Go (Signed Limited Edition)

BECKETT, Samuel. Come and Go. A Dramaticule. Illustrated. London: Calder and Boyars, 1967. First edition. pp. 10. Grey buckram, upper cover ruled in gilt with title and author. Edition limited to 100 copies (64) signed by the author. A fine copy in slipcase.Samuel Beckett, poet, novelist, and dramatist was born in Foxrock, County Dublin in […]

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BECKETT, Samuel: Company (Signed Limited Edition)

BECKETT, Samuel. Company. London: Calder, 1980. Medium octavo. pp. 89. True first edition, first printing. Quarter vellum on brown linen, title and reproduced signature of Beckett in gilt. Deluxe first edition, limited to 100 copies, signed by Samuel Beckett on titlepage. This copy signed but not numbered on the titlepage. Browning to the spine. All […]

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BECKETT, Samuel: Ill Seen Ill Said (Signed LIMITED EDITION)

BECKETT, Samuel. Ill Seen Ill Said. California: Lord John Press, 1982. First edition. pp. 45, [1]. Original dark blue quarter calf on blue marbled boards, title in gilt along spine. Printed in black and blue on mould-made Bugra-butten paper. Edition limited to 299 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies. This is a ‘Presentation Copy’ signed […]

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BINCKY, Maeve: My First Book

Dublin: Irish Times, 1970. First edition.  Pictorial wrappers in near fine condition. Rare to find a copy of Binchy’s first book in such condition, which was published by The Irish Times. L3 7F

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BEHAN, Brendan: Hostage

Brendan Behan’s Hostage. Performed at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 11th June 1959.

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WHEELER: The War in Wexford. An Account of the Rebellion in the South of Ireland in 1798

WHEELER, H.F.B. & BROADLEY, A.M. The War in Wexford. An Account of the Rebellion in the South of Ireland in 1798 told from Original Documents. With numerous illustrations reproduced from contemporary portraits, prints, etc. Large folding map of Wexford. 134 London & New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1910. pp. xvi, 343, [8], [16 […]

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WOOD-MARTIN, W.G. The Lake Dwellings of Ireland

WOOD-MARTIN, W.G. The Lake Dwellings of Ireland: or Ancient Lacustrine Habitations of Erin, Commonly Called Crannogs. With 238 illustrations and 50 plates. 137 NATHANIEL HONE’S COPY Dublin: Hodges Figgis, & London: Longmans, 1886. Royal octavo. pp. xxi [3], 268. Green cloth, urn in gilt on upper cover, title in gilt on spine. Armorial bookplate of […]

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KING, Jeremiah. County Kerry Past and Present

KING, Jeremiah. County Kerry Past and Present. A Handbook to the Local and Family History of the County. 139 Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co., 1931. First edition. Contemporary half morocco on cloth boards, title and author in gilt direct on spine. Castle Hacket copy with bookplate on front pastedown. Interleaved. Top edge gilt. Minor foxing […]

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DWYER, Ryle. T: Michael Collins and the Treaty

DWYER, T. Ryle. Michael Collins and the Treaty. His Differences with de Valera. Dublin: Mercier Press, 1981. pp. 172, 8 (publisher’s list). Fine in illustrated wrappers. “To the ‘Big Fella’ the signing of the Treaty between Ireland and Britain in 1921 was a “”Stepping Stone””. The ‘Long Fella’ called it Treason.” DWYER, T. Ryle. L3 […]

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RYAN, Desmond: Michael Collins and the Invisible Army

RYAN, Desmond. Michael Collins and the Invisible Army. 98 Tralee: Anvil 1979. pp. 164. Very good in illustrated wraps.  “Men more intimate that he was with Collins have attempted as much, but in neither the most formal nor the most familiar studies has the real Collins emerged as he indubitably emerges in Desmond Ryan’s pages”. […]

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EASTER PROCLAMATION: The Easter Proclamation of the Irish Republic

EASTER PROCLAMATION: The Easter Proclamation of the Irish Republic MCMXVI. Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1960. pp. 8. Stiff papered pictorial boards. Text printed in red and black. A fine copy. L3 7B

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Ó CATHASAIGH, P. The Story of the Irish Citizen Army. (Signed by Sean O’Casey)

Ó CATHASAIGH, P. The Story of the Irish Citizen Army. 104 O’CASEY’S FIRST BOOK Dublin: Maunsel, 1919. pp. vi, 72. Printed stapled wrappers. A fine copy. Scarce. €425.00 L4BC2 2C Sean O’Casey’s first book, with his name in the Irish vernacular. The first account of the formation of the Irish Citizen Army during the Dublin […]

850.00
MORRISON, Van. Keep ‘Er Lit. (LIMITED EDITION – ONE OF 250 COPIES ONLY)

MORRISON Van. Keep ‘Er Lit. London: Faber & Faber, 2020. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xix, [1], 242. Quarter blue cloth on orange papered boards. Edition limited to 250 copies [No. 191]. A superb copy housed in an elegant orange cloth slipcase. Keep ‘Er Lit is the second volume of Van Morrison’s collected lyrics containing […]

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AUSTEN, Jane. Emma. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel

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.

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LODGE, John Esq. The Peerage of Ireland, or, A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom

LODGE, John Esq. The Peerage of Ireland, or, A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom. With engravings of their paternal Coats of Arms. Collected from the Public Records; authentic Manuscripts; approved Historians; well-attested Pedigrees; and personal Information. Revised, enlarged and continued to the present time by Mervyn Archdall, Rector of Slane. With […]

1,475.00

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