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Annals of Inishfallen
ANNALS OF INISHFALLEN. The Annals of Inisfallen Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original Manuscript (Rawlinson B 503) in The Bodleian Library. With a descriptive introduction by R.I. Best and Eóin MacNeill. Dublin: R.I.A., 1933. Small folio. pp. viii, 29, [1], 58 (leaves of plates). Quarter linen on [...]
385.00
Rebel Cork's Fighting Story
CORK’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story from 1916 to the Truce with Britain. With a unique pictorial record of the period. Tralee: The Kerryman, n.d. (c.1947). pp. 208. Pictorial wrappers. Crease to upper cover. A very good copy. L4 BC2 2B  
125.00
HAVERTY, Martin. History of Ireland from The Earliest Period to the Present Time: IN FINE CELTIC REVIVAL BINDING
IN FINE CELTIC REVIVAL BINDING HAVERTY, Martin. History of Ireland from The Earliest Period to the Present Time; Derived from Native Annals, and from the Researches of Dr. O’Donovan, Professor Eugene Curry, The Rev. C.P. Meehan, Dr. R.R. Madden and other Eminent Scholars. New York: Thomas Kelly [...]
875.00
De Burca Rare Books Rebellion
TEMPLE, Sir John, Kt. The Irish Rebellion: or, An History of the Beginnings and first Progress of the General Rebellion raised within the Kingdom of Ireland, upon the three and twentieth day of October, 1641. Together with the Barbarous Cruelties and Bloody Massacres which ensued thereupon. Bound with: A Call [...]
875.00
“A NAME WHICH IRELAND OUGHT TO HONOUR”” – JOHNSON” [MADDEN, Samuel] Reflections and Resolutions Proper for the Gentlemen of Ireland, As to their Conduct fo          r the Service of their Country, As Landlords, As Masters of Families, As Protestants, As descended from British Ancestors [...]
675.00
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BOUND BY MULLEN OF DUBLIN SPENCER, CAMPION, HANMER, & MARLEBURROUGH. Ancient Irish Histories. The Works of Spencer, Campion, Hanmer and Marleburrough. Containing Spencer’s View of the State of Ireland and Campion’s Historie of Ireland. Two volumes. With list of subscribers. Dublin: Reprinted at the Hibernia Press, Temple-Lane, for [...]
1,500.00
THE GENEROUS SPIRIT OF ROBERT BOYLE Ó DOMHNUILL, hUilliam. Tiomna Nuadh ar dTighearna Agus ar Slanuigheora Íosa Críosd Ar na Tharruing go Fíríneach as Ghreigis go Goidheilg. A Lunnduin, ar na chur a gcló ré Robert Ebheringham, an blíadhain dróis an Tigherna, 1681. Quarto. pp. [xviii], 364 (double column). Bound [...]
8,750.00
[PLATO] Omnia Divini Platonis Opera Tralatione Marsilii Ficini, Emendatione Et Ad Graecum Codicem Collatione Simonis Grynaei, Summa Diligentia Repur Gata Index quàm copiosissimus praefixus est. 140 ONE OF THE SUPREME TEXTS OF THE RENAISSANCE.
  ONE OF THE SUPREME TEXTS OF THE RENAISSANCE [PLATO] Omnia Divini Platonis Opera Tralatione Marsilii Ficini, Emendatione Et Ad Graecum Codicem Collatione Simonis Grynaei, Summa Diligentia Repur Gata Index quàm copiosissimus praefixus est. Lugduni [Lyon]: Apud Antonium Vincentium, Excudebant Godefridus et Marcellus Beringi, 1548. pp. [xl], 646. Folio. Later [...]
2,250.00
SEWARD, Wm. Wenman Esq. Topographia Hibernica.
Topographia Hibernica; or the Topography of Ireland, Antient and Modern. Giving a complete view of the Civil and Ecclesiastical State of that Kingdom; With its Antiquities, Natural Curiosities; Trade, Manufacturers, Extent and Population. Its Counties, Baronies, Cities, Boroughs, Parliamentary Representation and Patronage; Ancient Districts and their original Proprietors. Post, Market [...]
575.00
TAYLOR, George. A History of the Rise, Progress, and Suppression of the Rebellion in The County of Wexford in the year 1798
TAYLOR, George. A History of the Rise, Progress, and Suppression of the Rebellion in The County of Wexford in the year 1798. To which is annexed The Author’s Account of his Captivity, and Merciful Deliverance. Folding plate. 140 Dublin: Printed by George Jones, 91 Bridge-Street, 1800. First edition. pp [...]
475.00
RICHARDSON, John. Rector of Annagh. Seanmora ar na Priom Phoncibh, na Chreideamh.
RICHARDSON, John. Rector of Annagh. Seanmora ar na Priom Phoncibh, na Chreideamh. Ar na Ttaruing go Gaidhlig, agus ar na Ccur a Ccló a Lunnduin tre Ebhlin Everingham, 1711. Sermons upon the Principal Points of Religion translated into Irish. With a second Sermon by Seon Tillotson Ard Easbug Canterbury. 140 [...]
2,250.00
WITH DRAWINGS BY MARGARET STOKES FERGUSON, Samuel. The Cromlech on Howth. A Poem. With illuminations from the Book of Kells & of Durrow, and drawings from nature by MS [Margaret Stokes]. With notes on Celtic ornamental art, revised by George Petrie. London: Day & Son, 1861. Folio. Bound in full [...]
1,250.00
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The School for Scandal.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The School for Scandal : A Comedy; as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Crow-Street. The fourth edition. 140 Dublin: [By P. Wogan?], Printed in the year, 1782. 12mo. pp. 76, 2 (epilogue), 2 (books sold by P. Wogan). Recent wrapper, some light browning. A [...]
135.00
Fine Binding - The Book of Common Prayer.
[COMMON PRAYER] The Book of Common Prayer. The Coronation Prayer Book. Oxford: At the University Press and sold by John and Edward Bumpus, Ltd. Booksellers to the King, 30 Oxford Street, W., 1911. pp. xl, 572, 43, [1]. Printed in red and black. Extra illuminated titlepage. Bound by Bumpus of [...]
275.00
Dublin: Printed for the Proprietor by James Daly, and Sold at the Publisher’s Office, No. 2, North Cumberland-street, 1827. 12mo. pp. li, [1], 135, [1]. Contemporary full red morocco elaborately tooled in gilt. ‘John Mac Donnell Esq. / Steward of the / Turf Club’ in gilt on upper [...]
235.00
FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney.
FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney: describing, in twenty views, the most pleasing scenes of that celebrated lake, accompanied by some general observations and necessary instructions for the use of those who may visit it; together with a map of the lake and its environs, engraved in aquatinta by [...]
2,500.00
[HOPKINS, Ezekiel] The Works of the Right Reverend and Learned Ezekiel Hopkins, Late Lord Bishop of London-Derry in Ireland, Collected into one Volume: Containing, I. The vanity of the world. II. A practical exposition of the ten Commandments. III. An exposition of the Lord’s Prayer; with a catchistical explication [...]
895.00
Young's Tour in Ireland
YOUNG, Arthur. A Tour in Ireland; with General Observations on the Present State of that Kingdom: made in the years 1776, 1777, and 1778. And brought down to the end of 1779. 139 London: Printed for T. Cadell, Strand; and J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1780. Quarto. pp. [3], ii-xi, [1], [7 [...]
750.00
[BOOK OF LINDISFARNE] Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis.
SUPERB SET – LIMITED TO 680 COPIES [BOOK OF LINDISFARNE] Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis. Two volumes. Olten & Lausanne: 1956-1959. Imperial folio. Bound in full and half vellum parchment with red and black lettering. Edition limited to 680 numbered copies. A fine set in slipcase. Very scarce. The inhabitants of [...]
4,750.00
D'ALTON, John. The History of Ireland (Hand-Coloured Set)
D’ALTON, John. The History of Ireland. From the earliest period to the year 1245, when The Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a brief essay on the native annalist, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical [...]
1,250.00
BOOK OF FENAGH
[BOOK OF FENAGH] The Book of Fenagh in Irish and English, originally compiled by St. Caillin, Archbishop, Abbot and Founder of Fenagh, alias Dunbally of Moy-Rein, tempore St. Patricii; with the contractions resolved, and … the original text restored. Carefully revised, indexed and copiously annotated by W.M. Hennessy and [...]
475.00
CARVE, Thomas. Lyra Sive Anacephalaeosis Hibernica, In qua De Exordio, seu Origine, nomine, moribus, ritibusque Gentis Hibernicae Succincte tractatur; cui quoque accessere Annales Ejusdem Hiberniae, Nec non Rerum gestarum per Europam ab Anno 1148. Usque ad Annum1650. Editio secundo … Authore R.D. Thoma Carve, de Mobernan Tipperariensi, Sacerdote & [...]
6,750.00
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BAYLY, Thomas. Certamen Religiosum: or, A Conference between the late King of England, and the late Lord Marquesse of Worcester, concerning Religion. Together with a Vindication of the Protestant Cause, from the Pretences of the Marquesse his Last Papers; which the necessity of the King’s Affairs denyed him Oportunity [...]
3,500.00
CUSACK, Mary Francis. An Illustrated History of Ireland: from the Earliest Period. With historical illustrations by Henry Doyle. With coloured half-title and three folding maps. 131 “London: Longmans, Green, 1871. Fifth edition. pp. [vi], 671. Bound in contemporary full red morocco. Covers framed by double gilt fillets and a [...]
375.00
DUFT, Johannes & MEYER, Peter. The Irish Miniatures in the Abbey Library of St. Gall.
With 19 plates in colour and 24 in mono. Berne: Urs Graf-Verlag, 1954. Large quarto. Bound in full pigskin with Celtic design blind tooling. Edition limited to 600 copies. A very good copy. Very rare. St. Gall in Switzerland takes its name from the Irish saint, the companion of St [...]
2,875.00
[EASTER RISING] “Dublin and the “”Sinn Féin Rising””. Portraits, Documents, Pictures. Volunteer Relics, Arms & Accoutrements, Story of the Rising. Photographed by Chancellor. Profusely illustrated.” 144 Dublin: Wilson Hartnell, [1916]. Oblong quarto. Stapled pictorial cream wrappers. A few nicks to fore-edge of wrapper. A very [...]
275.00
[SINN FEIN REVOLT] The ‘Sinn Féin’ Revolt Illustrated. 103 Dublin: Printed and published by Hely’s Limited, n.d. (1916). pp. 32. Oblong quarto, pictorial wraps. Cover dusty and some pages dog-eared. Very scarce. Story of the Rising, good range of photographs and documents. Not in Carty. 1916 SINN FEIN [...]
475.00
YEATS, W.B. Ed. by. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales. Selected and edited with introduction. Twelve illustrations by James Torrance. London: Scott, n.d. (October, 1893). pp. xix, 326, 6 (publisher’s list). Tan pictorial cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Spine sun-tanned. All [...]
350.00
SHAW, George Bernard. The Crime of Imprisonment. Frontispiece caricature of Shaw and fifteen illustrations by William Gropper. New York: Published by Philosophical Library, 1946. Large post octavo. First edition. pp. 125. Quarter red buckram on black papered boards. Signed by the author on front endpaper. In frayed pictorial dust jacket [...]
750.00
Oscar Wilde at De Burca Rare Books
WILDE, Oscar. After Reading : Letters of Oscar Wilde to Robert Ross. Westminster: Beaumont Press, 1921. Demy octavo. pp. [6], 7-59. Quarter brown over decorated paper boards, title in gilt along spine. Printed on Japanese vellum, numbered 1 to 175 and 400 copies (ten of which are not for sale) [...]
125.00
George Bernard Shaw at De Burca Rare Books
SHAW, Bernard. & WINSTEN, Clare. Buoyant Billions: A Comedy of No Manners. In Prose by Bernard Shaw and in Pictures by Clare Winsten. London: Constable, 1949. Royal quarto. pp. 54, [3]. Quarter vellum over pictorial cloth. Of this edition one thousand and twenty five copies only have been printed. A [...]
125.00
De Burca Rare Books Catalogue relating to fine and decorative book bindings
We are pleased to offer our valued clients a fine selection of Gilt Decorated Cloth Bindings. These include Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales, Swift’s Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, Tales from Maria Edgeworth, Helen by Maria Edworth and a fine collection by Hugh Thompson.   
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DOBSON, Austin. Tales from Maria Edgeworth. London: Wells Gardner Darton, 1903. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xxiv, [2], 412. Maroon cloth, title and gilt decoration on spine and upper cover. Blind decorative design to rear cover. Spine slightly faded and rubbed. Previous owner’s signatures. Top edge gilt. Thirteen-page introduction [...]
125.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DARTON, E.J. Harvey. Tales of The Canterbury Pilgrims – Retold from Chaucer and Others. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1904. Demy octavo. Second edition. pp. xxiv, 365. Black cloth with stamped lettering and design of horses and trees in gilt on upper cover and rebacked [...]
125.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). READE, Charles. Peg Woffington. With an Introduction by Austin Dobson and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: George Allen, 1899. Crown octavo. First edition, first impression. pp. li, 297, [1]. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers. All [...]
125.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. London: Redway, 1896. Foolscap octavo. Gilt decorated cloth. Original blue cloth, spine and front board decorated in gilt with foxhunters. Top edge gilt. A very good copy. “The Chase” is probably the most famous epic length poem and paean [...]
100.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). MITFORD, Mary R. Our Village. With introduction by Ann Thackeray Ritchie and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. Crown octavo. Second edition. pp. lx, 256. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers; green silk marker [...]
95.00
[SWIFT, Jonathan] Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Lemuel Gulliver. With a preface by Henry Craik, and one hundred illustrations by Charles E Brock. London: Macmillan, 1894. Crown octavo. First UK printing of this illustrated edition. pp. xxx, 381, [1], [1 (Cranford Series)]. Original green cloth with the elaborate [...]
375.00
RACKHAM, Arthur (Illustr.). & OTHERS. Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm. Illustrated by H. Cole, A. Garth Jones, H. R. Millar, A. Rackham, and R. Savage. London: Newnes, 1901. First edition. Post octavo. pp. xii, [2], 310. Coloured frontispiece and titlepage. Original dark blue cloth boards, decorative translucent fairy in gilt, impressed design [...]
475.00
IRVING, Washington The Alhambra. With An Introduction By Elizabeth Robins Pennell. Illustrated With Drawings of The Places Mentioned By Joseph Pennell. London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1896. Crown octavo. pp. xx, 436. Original blue cloth spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt with a handsome design in gilt of [...]
285.00
HOOD, Thomas. Humerous Poems. Preface by Alfred Ainger and one hundred and thirty illustrations by Charles E. Brock. London: Macmillan, 1893. Crown octavo. First edition. pp. xxxi, 236. Original dark green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, dark green endpapers. All edges gilt. Minor wear [...]
50.00
IRVING, Washington Bracebridge Hall. Illustrated by R. Caldecott. London: Macmillan & Co., 1887. Crown octavo. pp. xiv, 284, [4 (Advertisement)]. Original blue cloth spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt with a handsome design in gilt of a young lady seated beside a tree. Bookplate of Egerton Castle on front pastedown [...]
150.00
GALT, John. Annals of the Parish and The Ayrshire Legatees. Illustrated by Charles E. Brock. With introduction by Alfred Ainger. London: Macmillan and Co., 1896. Crown octavo. pp. xxxiv, 334. Original turquoise cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design; endpapers with yellow peacock design [...]
45.00
ANDERSEN, Hans C. Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales.
ANDERSEN, Hans C. Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales. A new translation by Mrs. H.B. Paull. With original illustrations in colour and monochrome. London: Warne, n.d. (c.1905). Crown octavo. pp. 383. Dark green cloth over bevelled boards, spine and upper cover decorated in gilt and black; patterened endpapers. Occasional light foxing [...]
375.00
WILDE, Oscar. A House of Pomegranates. Design and decorations by Shannon and Ricketts. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1913. Slim octavo. pp. [viii], 158. Third edition on Van Gelder paper. Cream stiff wrappers with yapp edges, decorated and titled in gilt. Limited to 925 copies only. A near fine copy [...]
125.00
Fine binding from De Burca Rare Books
ARNOLD, Matthew. New Poems. London: Macmillan, 1897. Foolscap octavo. First edition. pp. viii, 244. Bound by Roger de Coverly in full crushed levant morocco (name stamp-signed in gilt on front pastedown). Covers framed by double gilt fillets and decorative roll, border with rose garlands, gilt dots and leafs enclosing panel [...]
1,350.00
[DUBLIN WILLS] Appendix to the twenty-sixth report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records and Keeper of the State Papers in Ireland. Index to the Act or Grant Books, and to Original Wills, of the Diocese of Dublin (c. 1638) to the Year 1800. And from 1800 to 1858 [...]
475.00
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CARTE, Thomas. An History of the Life of James Duke of Ormonde. From his birth in 1610, to his death in 1688. Wherein is contained an account of the most remarkable Affairs of his time, and particularly of Ireland, under his Government. To which is added … a very valuable [...]
785.00
COSGRAVE, E. MacDOWEL & PIKE, W.T. Ed. by. Dublin and Co. Dublin in the Twentieth Century. By E. MacDowel Cosgrave, M.D. Contemporary Biographies. Edited by W.T. Pike. Profusely illustrated. Brighton & London: W.T. Pike, 1908. Quarto. pp. 286. Contemporary full maroon morocco with elaborate gilt and [...]
575.00
Seamus limited edition rare book
HEANEY, Seamus. Beowulf. A Verse Translation. Illustrated by Becca Thorne. 122 London: The Folio Society, 2010. pp. 218. Quarter maroon morocco on dark red cloth with gilt interlacing decorative desigh, title and author in gilt on spine; maroon endpapers and endbands. Top edge gilt. A fine copy in slipcase. “ [...]
475.00
INTELLECTUAL, SUBTLE, ALLEGORICAL, MYSTICAL ERIGENA. ERIGENA [Johannes Scotus] Joannis Scoti Erigenae De Divisione Naturae. Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1681. Folio. pp. [xiv], 63, 66-98, 97-98, 101-104, 103-312, [iv], 88. Complete in spite of erratic pagination. The appendix with separate divisional titlepage with Latin and Greek text in parallel columns. Two [...]
5,750.00
Partridge Press, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Fine in very good dustjacket. Signed by Charlton on the title page.
175.00
O’FLAHERTY, Liam. Famine. A novel. New York: Literary Guild, 1937. Crown octavo. First American edition. pp. 466. Titlepage printed in green and black. Bound by Gerry Kenny of Galway in quarter green morocco over marbled boards. All edges gilt. A very attractive copy of the scarce first edition. O’Flaherty’s Famine [...]
295.00
YEATS, W.B. ‘The Hour-Glass’ and Other Plays. Being volume two of plays for an Irish theatre. ‘The Hour Glass’; ‘Cathleen Ní Hoolihan’; ‘A Pot of Broth’. 80 LIMITED EDITION OF 100 COPIES New York, Macmillan, 1904. Edition limited to 100 copies on Japanese vellum. pp [...]
585.00
SHAKESPEARE, William. The Complete Plays. Six volumes. 144 London: The Folio Society, 1988. Royal octavo. Sumptuously bound by Hunter & Foulis in full oasis crimson morocco, covers framed by double gilt fillets, gilt fleur-de-lys in corners. Spines divided into six panels by raised bands with three gilt dots; turn-ins ruled [...]
1,500.00
O’CONNOR, Frank. The Wild Bird’s Nest: Poems from the Irish. With an essay on the character in Irish literature by A.E. 134 LIMITED EDITION Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1932. First edition. pp. [viii], 41. Quarter linen on blue papered boards. Edition limited to 250 copies. A very [...]
375.00
SHAW-SPARROW, Walter. John Lavery and his Works. Preface by R.B.Cunninghame Graham. 95 London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. [n.d.] pp.xxxiv. 209. Full cloth with gilt. T.e.g. Slight rubbing to spine. Very good. L4 7E
235.00
MacLIAMMHÓIR, Micheal. All For Hecuba. An Irish Theatrical Autobiography. Dublin: Progress House, 1961. New and revised edition. Pictorial wrappers. Inscribed on titlepage: “Do Eibhlín Óg le meas agus le gean ó shean-charaid léi darb ainm Micheál, Nollaig 1961.”” [For young Eibhlín with respect and love from an [...]
75.00
MacLIAMMHÓIR, Micheál. Diarmuid agus Gráinne. Dráma Trí nGníomh. “IN MEMORY OF THOSE GOLDEN DAYS IN GALWAY …” Oifig Díolta Foilseacháin Rialtais, 1935. First edition. Black cloth gilt. Frontispiece of a stage setting, evidently by MacLiammhóir. With a superb inscription on front free endpaper to [Prof.] Liam Ó [...]
475.00
O’BRIEN, Edna. The High Road. 113 London: Weidenfeld, 1988. First edition. pp. [xii], 180. Brown paper boards, title in gilt along spine. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. L3 6F
65.00
INGLIS, Brian. Roger Casement. With illustrations and maps. 119 London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1973. pp. 448. Green paper boards, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. Few men have managed to acquire an international reputation on three separate occasions during their lives, in three different [...]
100.00
ORWELL, George: Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1992. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality [...]
475.00
CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1867. pp. [xi], 192. Half-title, publisher’s monogram on verso. Contemporary half red morocco over red cloth boards. Spine divided into five compartments by four gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt [...]
475.00
O’HART, John. Irish Pedigrees; or The Origin and Stem of The Irish Nation. Two volumes. 127 New York: Murphy & McCarthy, 1923. Limited American Edition. Quarto. pp. (1) xxxii, 912, (2) xxiv, 948, 22. Brown blind-stamped cloth, armorial shield in gilt on upper cover, title and volume number in [...]
375.00
WRIGHT, Arnold. Disturbed Dublin. The story of the Great Strike of 1913-1914. With a description of the industries of the Irish capital. 104 London: Longmans, 1914. First. pp. xii, 337. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Minor spotting to prelims and fore-edges. Very good. Scarce. The contents includes: Industries [...]
125.00
BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird by J.M. Barrie. A New Edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d., [1912]. Trade edition, first impression. Quarto. pp. [viii], 126. Green cloth, gilt decorated cover and spine with title. Previous owner’ [...]
1,675.00
DE COURCY IRELAND, Dr. John. The Admiral from Mayo. A Life of Almirante William Brown of Foxford, Father of the Argentine Navy. With coloured frontispiece, numerous illustrations and maps. 140 Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for Edmund Burke Publisher, 1995. Blue papered boards, title in silver on spine. A fine [...]
125.00
Selected and illustrated by Henry Pearson with an introduction by Thomas Flanagan and a preface by Seamus Heaney. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1982. First edition. Imperial octavo. pp. xviii, 153. Limited edition, signed by Seamus Heaney, Henry Pearson, and Thomas Flanagan. Bound in full brown morocco. Upper cover tooled [...]
950.00
CARLISLE, Nicholas. An Index to the Transactions of The Royal Irish Academy, from its incorporation in 1786, to the present time. London, by W. Bulmer, 1813, 4to. pp. [viii], 316. Ninety copies are printed for sale. Bound by Hering in cont. full calf. Covers framed by triple gilt fillets, enclosing [...]
875.00
DOYLE, Roddy. Paula Spencer. 86 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR London, Jonathan Cape, 2006. First. pp. [vi], 277. Signed by Roddy Doyle on the titlepage. L3 8F
150.00
Inauguration ODE Performed at the Opening of the National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufactures, and Materials of Ireland.
Author Title Catalog Mainhead Pub Place Price Location Summary PubDate Sort WALLER, John Francis. Inauguration Ode: Performed at the Opening of The National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufacturers, and Materials of Ireland, Cork, 10th June, 1852. Written by John Francis Waller, M.R.I.A. Composed by Robert P. Stewart [...]
475.00
VISITATION OF IRELAND
HOWARD, J.J. & CRISP, F.A. Ed. by. Visitation of Ireland. Six volumes. Illustrated with portraits and coats of arms of the numerous families. 138 London: Privately Printed at the Grove Park Press, 1897/1918. Folio. Edition limited to 250 sets, signed by Fred Crisp. Original quarter full vellum on [...]
1,650.00
FLOOD, Wm. H. Grattan. The Story of the Bagpipe. With illustrations. 98 London: The Walter Scott Publishing Company. New York: Scribner’s, 1911. pp. xx, 237. Gilt and blind stamped red cloth. Occasional light foxing. Top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed. A very nice copy. Rare. Beside side door “The [...]
175.00
CUSACK, M.F. A History of The Irish Nation. Social, ecclesiastical, biographical, industrial and antiquarian. Illustrated. 110 London, Murdoch, 1876. Quato. pp. xvi, 956. Bound in contemporary full morocco, elaborately blocked in gilt with the harp of Erin, surmounted by a crown, surrounded by a cluster of shamrocks with the [...]
475.00
YEATS, Jack B. Sligo. London: Wishart & Company, 1932. Crown octavo. First edition. pp. 158. Green cloth, titled in black. Signed presentation copy from Jack B. Yeats to Mrs McCarville. A fine copy in very good and rare dust jacket. “The first of the author’s novels, a pseudo-autobiographical [...]
775.00
YEATS, W.B. Poems. London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. Adelphi Terrace, 1922. pp. xv, [1], 314, [1]. Light blue cloth, with gilt-stamped design by Althea Gyles on spine and blind-stamp floral design on covers. Signed by W.B. Yeats, obviously in a hurry, on 6th December, 1922, on the back [...]
1,575.00
YEATS, W.B. The Land of Hearts Desire. Portland Maine: Mosher, 1903. pp. 35. Grey paper boards, title on printed label on upper cover and spine. Edition limited to 950 copies. Repair to spine. A good copy. First American edition in book form of the revised text. One of 950 [...]
85.00
YEATS, W.B. Last Poems & Plays. New York: Macmillan, 1940. First edition. pp. vii, [1], 125, [1]. Green cloth with design by Sturge Moore, blind-stamped on upper cover, lettering in gilt on spine. Previous owner’s signature on front free endpaper. A fine copy in original dust jacket with [...]
295.00
YEATS, W.B. Poems. Portrait frontispiece. 140 London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. Adelphi Terrace, 1908. Fifth edition. pp. xiii, 301, [1]. Blue cloth, with gilt-stamped design by Althea Gyles on spine and upper cover; rose in gilt on lower. Previous owner’s signature on front free endpaper. Spine a little [...]
385.00
YEATS, W.B. A Full Moon in March. London: Macmillan, 1935. First edition. pp. vii, 70. Dark green cloth, title in gilt on spine. From the library of Denis Johnston, with his bookplate. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a few nicks.  “Wade 182. Contains the [...]
275.00
YEATS, W.B. The Wild Swans at Coole. London: Macmillan, 1919. First edition. pp. ix, 114. Dark blue cloth with design in gilt by Sturge Moore. A very good copy. Wade 124. Contains the first publication, in book form, of the poems in memory of Major Robert Gregory. In addition [...]
475.00
YEATS, W.B. Stories from Carleton: With an Introduction by W.B. Yeats. London: Walter Scott, [1889]. pp. xvii, 302, 6 (publisher’s list). Original red cloth, gilt lettering and design in black. A very good copy. This volume is a collection of stories by William Carleton, including The Poor [...]
175.00
YEATS, W.B. The Tables of the Law and The Adoration of the Magi. London: Elkin Mathews, 1904. Small octavo. pp. 60, [4 (Advertisement)]. First trade edition, deluxe issue printed on thicker paper. Buff linen spine on blue-grey papered boards, lettered in black. Mild darkening to spine and extremities as [...]
475.00
YEATS, W.B. The Winding Stair and Other Poems. London: Macmillan, 1933. First edition. pp. ix, 101. Half-title with Macmillan monogram and address on verso. Olive green blind-stamped cloth, to a design by T. Sturge Moore. Loosely inserted are two photographs of Thoor Ballylee castle and the cottages being prepared [...]
1,675.00
YEATS, W.B. The Celtic Twilight. With portrait frontispiece of the author by John B. Yeats on frontispiece. 137 London: A.H. Bullen, 1902. pp. x, 235. Dark blue cloth with lettering and design in gilt on upper cover and spine. Edges untrimmed. A very good copy. Revised and enlarged [...]
375.00
YEATS, Jack B. Apparitions. Three plays. Apparitions, The Old Sea Road, Rattle. London: Jonathan Cape, 1933. First edition. Blue cloth, titled in blue on spine. From the library of Denis Johnson with his bookplate on front pastedown. A very good copy in rare illustrated frayed dust jacket. SR E With [...]
245.00
YEATS, W.B. The Celtic Twilight. With frontispiece ‘The Last Gleeman’ by John B. Yeats facing title. London, Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. First edition. First issue. pp. xii, 212. Fine copy in olive-green ribbed cloth. The first edition, first issue with the publisher’s imprint in capital letters at [...]
950.00
YEATS, W.B. The Celtic Twilight.  Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries.  With frontispiece ‘The Last Gleeman’ by John B. Yeats facing title. London, Lawrence and Bullen, 1893.  First edition. pp. xii, 212.  Olive-green ribbed cloth, title author and publisher in gilt on spine.  Inscribed by W.B. Yeats [...]
6,500.00
YEATS, W.B. The Secret Rose. Illustrations by John B. Yeats. 137 New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. First American edition, issued in the same year as the English edition. pp. xi, 265, [2]. Title in red and black. Dark blue cloth, with design by [...]
950.00
LOCKHART, John Gibson. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte. Illustrated. 914 London: Bickers & Son, 1897. pp. xxii, 496. Contemporary full polished calf. Covers framed by double gilt fillets enclosing in the centre the badge of Downside Abbey in gilt. Spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands, title [...]
225.00
JOYCE, James. Ulysses. 142 “IN FINE BINDING “”LITERATURE – THE ETERNAL AFFIRMATION OF THE SPIRIT OF MAN””” London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1937. pp. [viii], 765, [2]. Small quarto. Bound in full crushed green levant morocco, titled in gilt on spine. Homeric bow onlay [...]
2,500.00
JOYCE, James. Death Mask. Bronze, on wooden wall mount with brass plate. JOYCE, James.  “The mask is a copy of the original made by Swiss artist, Paul Speck shortly after the death of the famous author in 1941. In the early hours of January 13, 1941 James Joyce [...]
850.00
JOYCE, James. Ulysses. Edited with a Preface by Danis Rose. Introduction by John Banville. 144 Dublin: The Lilliput Press, 1997. The first edition of this title produced in Ireland. Royal octavo. pp. lxxxiii, [1], 739, [2]. Blue cloth, title in gilt on black panel on spine. Limited to 1000 numbered [...]
650.00
YOUNG, Arthur. Travels during the years 1787, 1788 and 1789, undertaken more particularly with a view of ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, and National Prosperity of the Kingdom of France. To which is added, the Register of a tour into Spain. With three folding maps, one coloured. Dublin: Printed for [...]
475.00
PEACHAM, Henry. Coach and Sedan. Reprinted from the Edition of 1636. The Haslewood Books. London: by Printed for Frederick Etchells and Hugh MacDonald at 1a Kensington Place W.8., 1925. Royal octavo. pp. [60]. Limited edition of 625 copies of which this is No.328. Bound in naive full morocco [...]
385.00
D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin. Dublin: Hodges and Smith, College-Green, 1838. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. viii, 943. Modern half green morocco on marbled boards, title in gilt direct. Ex libris Cleveland Irish Literary Association with their neat stamps and label. A very good copy [...]
325.00
CURL, James Stevens. The Londonderry Plantation 1609-1914. Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd, 1986. Demy quarto. pp. 503. Sumptuously bound in full red morocco elaborately tooled in gilt, with cream leather central lozenge onlay replicating an eighteenth century Irish binding. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title [...]
685.00
MacGEOGHEGAN, The Abbe. & MITCHEL, John. The History of Ireland, Ancient and Modern. Taken from the most authentic records, and dedicated to the Irish Brigade. With a continuation from the Treaty of Limerick to the Present time by John Mitchel. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece numerous engravings and engraved borders [...]
375.00
Moore, Thomas. The National Moore. Centenary Edition Including the Airs of the Irish Melodies, National Airs &c. And a Memoir by J.F. Waller. With engrs. 4 vols. L. & D. Mackenzie [1879]. 4to. Orig. decorated green cloth over bevelled boards, designed by John Leighton. Titled in gilt & [...]
250.00
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