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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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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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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 [...]
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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.
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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
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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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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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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.
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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]
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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. & [...]
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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; [...]
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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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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.
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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  MILTON, Thomas. The Seats and Demesnes of the Nobility and Gentry of Ireland, In a Collection of the most interesting and Picturesque Views, Engraved by Thomas Milton, from Drawings by the most Eminent Artist, with Descriptions of each View. Five parts. Twenty views. Published by T. Milton, No. 35 [...]
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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 [...]
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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, & [...]
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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 [...]
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FITZGERALD, Rev. P. & M’GREGOR, J.J. The History, Topography, and Antiquities, of the County and City of Limerick; with a Preliminary View of the History and Antiquities of Ireland. With a large fold. map of the County surveyed by James Coffey in 1825, engraved plates and folding tables [...]
465.00
With the IRA and the Fight for Freedom
BARRY, Tom. BEASLAI, P., BREEN, Dan & Others. With the I.R.A. in the Fight for Freedom, 1919 to the Truce. With location maps. 140 THE RED PATH TO GLORY Tralee: The Kerryman, n.d. (c.1930). pp. 238. Pictorial wrappers. A very good copy. The chapters include: Monaghan [...]
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KAVANAGH, Patrick. Tarry Flynn. A Novel. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1975. pp. 256. Brown papered boards, titled in gilt. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket.  “The author once wrote that this book was not only the best but the only authentic account of life [...]
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RYAN, Desmond. The Fenian Chief. A Biography of James Stephens with an introductory memoir by Patrick Lynch. 914 Dublin: Gill, 1967. First edition. pp. xxvi, 390. Green papered boards, titled in gilt. A very good copy in dust jacket. The first full biography of the Fenian leader not to be [...]
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KAVANAGH, Patrick. The Green Fool. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1973. Second edition. pp. 350. Black cloth, titled in gilt. A fine copy in lightly-frayed price-clipped dust jacket. “Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967) farmer, shoemaker, poet and novelist was born at Iniskeen, County Monaghan and educated locally. His first book [...]
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O’FLAHERTY, Liam. Dúil. Baile Átha Cliath: Sáirséal agus Dill, 1953. First edition. pp. 206. Tan cloth, titled in black. A very good copy in repaired dust jacket. [L3 8E]
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  Sermons on Different Subjects … by the Gospel in all Good Christians. With list of subscribers. Dublin: Marchbank, 1785. pp. xvi, 390 + errata. Bound by William McKenzie of Dublin in contemporary olive-green goatskin. The covers are framed with an elegant gilt Greek-key roll. Flat spine with a red [...]
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HAND-PAINTED VELLUM BINDING SIGNED BY THE BINDER – PADDY KAVANAGH 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 [...]
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COLUM, Padraic. Images of Departure. 140 Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1969. First edition. pp. 35. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket. Scarce. L3 2G
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COLLIS, Robert. Marrowbone Lane. A Play in Three Acts. Portrait of Collis after Sean O’Sullivan, R.H.A. Monkstown: The Runa Press, 1943. First edition. pp. 95. Full brown morocco, title lettered in gilt on upper cover, turn-ins gilt, splash marbled endpapers. De Luxe edition, unnumbered. All edges gilt [...]
75.00
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 [...]
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Padraig Pearse
RYAN, Desmond. The Man Called Pearse. 144 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 [...]
145.00
A History of Wexford
WHELAN, Kevin. Ed. by. Wexford: History and Society. With maps and illustrations. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1987. pp. xvi, 564. Red papered boards, titled in gilt. Ronan Fanning’s copy with notes by him on rear endpapers. A fine copy in dust jacket. Excellent history by leading scholars of our day [...]
165.00
MAXWELL rebellion 1798
MAXWELL, W.H. Esq. History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798; with Memoirs of the Union, and Emmett’s Insurrection in 1803. With numerous handcoloured illustrations drawn and engraved by George Cruikshank. London: Baily Brothers, 1845. First edition. pp. vii, [1], 477. Bound in dark green polished calf. Covers framed [...]
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STEENSON, Martin Moore. A Bibliographical Checklist of the Work of Harry Clarke. Illustrated. London: Books & Things, 2003. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. 126. Signed by the author. Fine in pictorial wrapper
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MacPIARAIS, Pádraic. Bodach an Chóta Lachtna. Baile Átha Cliath: Connradh na Gaedhilge, 1906. Post octavo. First Edition. pp. 72. Yellow pictorial wrappers, printed in black. Previous owner’s signature on upper cover. A very good copy. O’Hegarty 49
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MacPIARAIS, Pádraic Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile. Padraic Mac Piarais do Sgriobh. Beatrice Elvery do Mhaisigh. Baile Atha Cliath: Connradh na Gaedhilge, n.d. pp. 117, [1] including vocabulary. Post octavo. With four colour plates. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Previous owner’s signature on titlepage. Spine professionally restored. A good copy. €95 The [...]
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VOSTER, Elias. Arithmetic in Whole and Broken Numbers, Digested after a New Method, And chiefly adapted to the Trade of Ireland. To which are added instructions for Book-keeping. With the dignity of trade in Great Britain and Ireland … The twenty-second edition, carefully collated with the former editions. Revised by [...]
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SHARPE, Richard. Medieval Irish Saints’ Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae. Oxford: University Press, 1991. Octavo. pp. xi, 427. Blue buckram, titled in gilt. A fine copy in dust jacket. This is a study of three important late medieval collections of saints’ Lives. The manuscripts, written in Latin and [...]
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WELD, Isaac. Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon, drawn under the directions of the Royal Dublin Society. With folding coloured map. Dublin: Graisberry, 1832. pp. xx, 710, lxxii. Large post octavo. Modern marbled boards. Repair to folds of folding map. A very good copy. Isaac Weld (1774-1856), author, was [...]
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O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. The Topographical Poems of John O’Dubhagain and Giolla na Naomh O’Huidhrin. Edited with translation, notes, and introductory dissertations. Dublin: Printed for the Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, 1862. pp. [vi] 64, 135, cxxxvii, 1 (errata), iv. Brown blind stamped cloth, title in gilt along spine. Spine [...]
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WALSH, Rev. Paul. The Ó Cléirigh Family of Tír Conaill. With the Ó Cléirigh Genealogies. Illustrated. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1938. pp. [viii], 50, [4], + folding genealogical chart. Beige stiff wrappers with printed label in green on upper cover. A very good copy. A permanent [...]
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WALSH, Rev. Paul. Ed. by. The Will and Family of Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone. With an Appendix of Genealogies. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1930. pp. 81. Grey stiff wrappers with title in printed label on upper cover. A very good copy. Scarce. A close and [...]
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WALSH, Fr. Paul. The Four Masters and Their Work. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1944. pp. [vi], 41, 2 (index), + erratum. Stiff brown paper wrappers. Title printed on paper label on upper cover, light spotting to label. Owner’s signature on half title. A very good copy [...]
125.00
The Birds of Ireland
USSHER, Richard J & WARREN, R. The Birds of Ireland. An account of the distribution, migrations and habits of birds as observed in Ireland, with all additions to the Irish list. Including an Introduction and Tables showing the distribution of Birds in the Breeding Season. With coloured frontispiece, maps and [...]
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O’HALLORAN, A.J. Was the Treaty of Limerick Signed on the Treaty Stone? With two maps and an illustration. Limerick: The Limerick Leader, n.d. (c.1942). Large post octavo. pp. 24. Fine in pictorial stapled wrappers. Scarce.
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O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Wild Swans and other Stories. Frontispiece by P.V. Moon and a foreword by Rhys Davies. Being No. 10 of the Furnival Books. London: Jackson, 1932. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Royal octavo. pp. 60. Publisher’s note tipped in. Brown cloth, title in gilt on upper cover [...]
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LIMITED EDITION SIGNED O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Ecstasy of Angus. London: Printed for Private Circulation at the Chiswick Press – Joiner & Steele, 1931. First edition. Crown quarto. pp. 43. Full green linen. Limited edition of 350 copies (No. 173). Signed and numbered by Liam O’Flaherty on limitation page. Facsimile of [...]
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EDITION LIMITED TO 250 COPIES ONLY GRIMBLE, Augustus. The Salmon Rivers of Ireland. With fifty-five illustrations from photographs and two maps. Two volumes. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1903. Quarto. pp. (1) xv, 262, (2) xii, 272. Quarter vellum on grey papered boards, title printed on new paper labels on [...]
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FLOOD, W.H. Grattan. Notes towards a Parochial History of the Diocese of Ferns. Waterford: Downey & Co., 1916. Quarto. pp. xxiv, 246. Green cloth, titled in gilt on spine. Recased. A very good working copy. Scarce.
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McCARTHY, Daniel Trant D.L. J.P. M.R.I.A. The McCarthys of Munster. The Story of a Great Irish Sept. (The McCarthy Mor). Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 1922. pp. [viii], 399. Original Publisher’s cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Armorial photograph mounted on titlepage. Armorial bookplate [...]
245.00
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
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
Douglas Hyde
HYDE, Douglas [An Craoibhín Aoibhinn] Ubhla de’n Chraoibh. Dánta agus Abhráin, leis an gCraoibhín Aoibhinn. Baile Atha Cliath: Foillsighthe Gill agus a Mhac, 1900. Post octavo. pp. v, 54, [1]. Grey wrappers, title in red on upper cover with gilt floral decoration. Repair to spine. A very good copy of [...]
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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 [...]
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MADDEN, R.R. The Island of Cuba: Its Resources, Progress, and Prospects. Considered in relation especially to the influence of its prosperity on the interests of the British West India Colonies. London: Charles Gilpin, 1849. Large 12mo. pp. xxiv, 252. Publisher’s green blind- stamped cloth, title in gilt on rebacked [...]
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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 [...]
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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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STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong. Illustrated with two chromo-lithographs and two cuts. Dublin: Printed at the Dublin University Press by Ponsonby and Weldrick for Private Circulation, 1895. Quarto. pp. [4], 12, 2 (lithographs). Quarter blue linen on original boards, printed in red and black. Inoffensive water stain [...]
675.00
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