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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 […]

BEHAN, Brendan: The Hostage Programme at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 11th June 1959.

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 7C

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 7C

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 […]

TAYLOR, Rex: Michael Collins

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

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

O’FLAHERTY, Liam: The Black Soul

O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Black Soul. 110 London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. Third edition. pp. 256, 22 (Florin Books Catalogue). Beige cloth, title printed on upper cover and spine. A good copy. The story of a man shattered mentally and physically by war and desparing life. 1936 OFLAHERTY, Liam. L3 7F

O’FLAHERTY, Liam: The Child of God

O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Child of God. 86 LIMITED TO 100 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR London, Archer, 1926. First. 4to. pp. 19. Privately printed and limited to 100 numbered copies. Signed by the author. Very good in printed wraps. Extremely rare. L3 7F

O’FLAHERTY, LIAM: The House of Gold

O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The House of Gold. 129 London: Cape, 1929. First. pp. 352. Orange cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in very good dust jacket.  “Liam O’Flaherty (1897-1984), novelist, was born in Gort na gCapall on Inishmore in the Aran Islands. His father was active in the Land League and his mother […]

KINSELLA, Thomas: Nightwalker and Other Poems

KINSELLA, Thomas. Nightwalker and other poems. 133 Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1967. pp. 24. Blue cloth, title in gilt along spine. Signed presentation copy from Thomas Kinsella to T.K. Whittaker. A fine copy with fraying to dust jacket on top of spine. L3 8F

O’Flaherty, Liam: Insurrection

O’FLAHERTY, Liam. Insurrection. 100 London: Gollancz, 1950. First edition. pp. 254. Green cloth, title in black on spine. A fine copy in frayed but v.g. d.j. L3 7F

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 […]

A 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, […]

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 […]

MacNEICE, Louis: The Revenant

MacNEICE, Louis. The Revenant. A Song-Cycle for Hedli Anderson. Woodcut device on titlepage. 106 Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1975. pp. 31. Pages unopened. Edition limited to 350 copies. Quarter linen on blue paper boards, title printed in black on upper cover and on paper label on spine. A fine copy.  “Two page Introduction by Hedli […]

MONTAGUE, John: A Fair House. Versions of Irish Poetry

MONTAGUE, John. A Fair House: Versions of Irish Poetry. 134 “LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR” Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1972. First edition. pp. vii, 39. Quarter linen on blue papered boards. Signed, numbered and limited edition of 350 copies. A fine copy. L4BC2 1B

BEHAN, Brendan: Brendan Behan’s Island (Signed Copy)

BEHAN, Brendan. Brendan Behan’s Island. An Irish Sketch-book. With drawings by Paul Hogarth. Illustrated. 914 London: Hutchinson, 1962. First edition. pp. 192. Green and brown paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Top edges red. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on title page. L3 8E


[IRISH RAILWAY MAPS] A General Map of Ireland to Accompany the Report of the Railway Commissioners shewing the Principal Physical Features and Geological Structure of the Country. Constructed in 1836 and Engraved in 1837-8. Six folded linen-backed coloured maps. Prepared and engraved under the direction of Lieut. Larcom. Scale One Inch to Four Statute Miles. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CHANDLER, Edward: Photography in Ireland Limited Edition

LIMITED TO 30 COPIES ONLY IN A FINE BINDING CHANDLER, Edward. Photography in Ireland. The Nineteenth Century. Illustrated. Dublin: De Burca, 2001. Folio. pp. xii, 44 (plates), 134. Bound in full black morocco title in silver along spine; early daguerreotype camera in silver on upper cover; blue endpapers; blue and white endbands. Signed by the […]

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