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A.E. (RUSSELL, George W.) Dark Weeping

A.E. Dark Weeping. With designs by Paul Nash. London: Faber, 1929. First edition. pp. 12. Papered boards, title in gilt on upper cover. Limited to 400 copies. Signed by George Russell ‘A.E.’ Wear to top of spine. A very good copy. Very scarce. L4BC2 1A

175.00
A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems.
A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems.

A.E. [George Russell] Vale & Other Poems. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. pp. viii, 50. Reddish brown cloth, title on printed labels on upper cover and spine. With a magnificent crayon drawing by AE of a coastal scene with a mountain, tree and sea in the background on titlepage, signed and initialled by AE. […]

875.00
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A.E. Voices of the Stones (RUSSELL, George W.)

A.E. Voices of the Stones. 128 London: Macmillan, 1925. First edition. pp. vii, 61, 2 (author’s works). Blue cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. A very good copy. Scarce. L4 BC2 1B

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COLERIDGE, Samuel T. The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

COLERIDGE, Samuel T. The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Edited by James Dykes Campbell. London: MacMillan & Co, 1893. Crown octavo. pp. cxxiv, 667 (double column). Bound in a cameo plaquette binding à la fanfare. All edges gilt. A fine example of this magnificent binding technique. The lavish ‘à la fanfare’ style was developed […]

375.00
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COLUM, Padraic. Images of Departure

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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GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical and Prose Works of Oliver Goldsmith
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical and Prose Works of Oliver Goldsmith. [L4 8A]

GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical and Prose Works of Oliver Goldsmith. With Life. Illustrated with engravings on steel. Edinburgh & London: Gall & Inglis, n.d. pp. xv, [1], 640. Pictorial cloth over bevelled boards. Premium Prize label awarded to Mary Hewetson, Ladies’ Seminary, Rochelle, Cork, on front pastedown. Midsummer, 1889. Minor wear to extremities. All edges […]

145.00
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HEANEY, Seamus The Last Walk [SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER]

Illustrated by Martin Gale. Oldcastle: Gallery Press, 2013. Medium octavo. First edition, first printing. Green linen, title blind-stamped on upper cover. One of 575 numbered copies, of which 500 are for sale. Signed by the publisher Peter Fallon. A fine copy in fine acetate dust jacket. Published posthumously, the book is a translation by Seamus […]

375.00
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HEANEY, Seamus: Beowulf

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. “The great relic of English literature […]

475.00
Seamus Heaney, Beowulf. [SIGNED]
HEANEY, Seamus: Beowulf. [SIGNED]

Beowulf. Translated by Seamus Heaney. London: Faber and Faber, 1999. First edition. pp. xxx, 106. Dark blue paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in dust jacket. The great relic of English literature is the epic ‘Beowulf’. The poem is in West Saxon but was originally […]

575.00
Seamus Heaney, District and Circle. [SIGNED]
HEANEY, Seamus: District and Circle. [SIGNED]

London: Faber and Faber, 2006. First edition. Green paper boards. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Seamus Heaney was born near Castledawson, County Derry, and grew up on his father’s small farm. He was the eldest in a Catholic family of nine children. Heaney attended St. Columb’s College, […]

475.00
Seamus Heaney, Door Into The Dark.
HEANEY, Seamus: Electric Light [Signed Edition]

London: Faber, 2001. First. pp. [x], 81. First edition. pp. [x], 81. Black paper boards, titled in white. Signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy of the first edition in fine dust jacket. Seamus Heaney (b.1939), poet, essayist and playwright, born in Co. Derry and brought up on a small farm between Toomebridge and Castledawson. […]

545.00
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HEANEY, Seamus: Poems and a Memoir. [SIGNED LIMITED EDITION]

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 in blind with an Ogham […]

950.00
Seamus Heaney, Station Island.
HEANEY, Seamus: Station Island.

New York: Farrer, Straus, Giroux, 1985 First American Edition. Quarter linen on cream paper boards. Signed presentation copy from Seamus Heaney, in Irish and English, dated 4th March, 1985. Also with two verses in Heaney’s own hand “for Stephen / Seamus / 4th March 1985”. A fine copy in fine illustrated dust jacket after a […]

1,250.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. Beowulf [First Edition]

Translated by Seamus Heaney. 130 London: Faber and Faber, 1999. First edition. pp. xxx, Dark blue papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Small paper label on spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. The great relic of English literature is the epic ‘Beowulf’. The poem is in West Saxon but was originally composed […]

95.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. Death of a Naturalist

London: Faber and Faber, 1966. Demy octavo. First edition, third impression, published in the same year as the first. pp. 57. Blue-green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Jacket not price-clipped. Original dust jacket with a few nicks, otherwise a fine copy in near fine dust jacket. Seamus Heaney (1939-2013), Nobel Laureate, poet, essayist and […]

375.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. Death of a Naturalist [Amended Edition 2016]

London: Faber and Faber, 2016. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Seamus Heaney (1939-2013), Nobel Laureate, poet, essayist and playwright, born in County Derry and brought up on a small farm between Toomebridge and Castledawson. Afrer graduation from Queen’s University, Belfast he taught for a year at St. […]

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HEANEY, Seamus. District and Circle

London: Faber and Faber, 2006. pp. [ix], 113. First edition. Green papered boards, title in gilt along spine. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. L3 8E

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HEANEY, Seamus. Door into the Dark [First Edition]

London: Faber and Faber, 1969. First edition. pp. 56. Black linen, title in gilt on spine.. A fine copy in very good dust jacket. Previous owner’s signature present. Heaney still has the gift of finding a new and consummate phrase to evoke physical qualities, and when these take on a symbolic resonance the result is […]

275.00
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY.
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY.

London: Faber and Faber, 2001. First edition. pp. [x], 81. Quarter black linen on cream paper boards, title on printed paper label on spine. Limited to 300 copies, numbered and signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in slipcase.

950.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. Field Work.

London: Faber and Faber, 1979. Demy octavo. First edition, first impression. pp. 64. Purple papered boards, titled in gilt. Signed by Seamus Heaney on titlepage. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with usual fading to spine. Price-clipped. In ‘Field Work’ (1979), many of the poems are elegiac, dealing with the personal loss of friends […]

675.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. Hailstones

Edited by Peter Fallon. 89 LIMITED EDITION Dublin, Gallery Books, 1984. Edition limited to 750 copies. First. pp. 24. Blue printed wraps. Fine. A scarce and attractive item. L3 8E

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HEANEY, Seamus. Human Chain

London: Faber and Faber, 2010. pp. [8], 85. First edition. Brown paper boards. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. L3 8E

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HEANEY, Seamus. Human Chain [SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY]

London: Faber and Faber, 2010. Demy octavo. pp. [8], 85. First edition. Brown papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Seamus Heaney on the title-page. A ‘Foyles Signed First Edition’ sticker to the lower front cover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. The Nobel Laureate’s last collection of poetry published before his […]

850.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. North

London: Faber and Faber, 1975. First edition. pp. 73. Pale blue wrappers with an illustration of a Viking ship on upper cover, title in black on spine. Ex libris Glenstal Abbey with stamp. A good copy. Brandes & Durkan. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with no reprint statement to the copyright page […]

750.00
[HEANEY, Seamus] Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables.
HEANEY, Seamus. Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables. Translated by Seamus Heaney. 120 LIMITED EDITION SIGNED.

London: Faber and Faber, 2009. First edition. Quarter blue linen on papered boards, title on printed label on spine. Limited edition of 110 copies, of which 100 are for sale. Signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in slipcase.

950.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. Sweeney Astray [Signed First Edition]

A Version from the Irish by Seamus Heaney. Derry: A Field Day Publication, 1983. First edition. Greyish-white rexine boards, drawing by Colin Middleton in black on upper cover, title in black on spine. Signed and dated by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A splendid version from the Irish by this acclaimed […]

775.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles' 'Antigone'. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.

HEANEY, Seamus. The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 2004. First edition. pp. [vii], 56. Quarter maroon linen on gold papered boards, title in gilt on background on spine. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies for sale, signed by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in slipcase. Heaney’s translation of […]

575.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. The Government of the Tongue

The 1986 T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures and Other Critical Writings. London: Faber and Faber, 1988. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xxiii, 172. Red papered boards, title in silver on spine. Inscribed and signed by Seamus Heaney for Robert Hamlin, dated 16 September, 1988. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. In 1981 Heaney accepted a […]

495.00
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HEANEY, Seamus. The Spirit Level

London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1998. pp. [x], 70. Pictorial wrappers. A fine copy. L3 8E

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HEANEY, Seamus. The Tree Clock

Belfast: Linen Hall Library, 1990. pp. 28. Edition limited to 870 copies. Beige linen, title in blind on upper cover. Celtic design on endpapers. Fine in fine d.j. with title printed in gilt. L3 8E

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HULME, F. Edward. Bards and Blossoms or The Poetry, History, and Associations of Flowers.

HULME, F. Edward. Bards and Blossoms or The Poetry, History, and Associations of Flowers. Illustrated with chromo-lithographic plates with tissue guards. 140 London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1877. pp. 232. Bound in green cloth by Rodman of Belfast with their label on lower pastedown. Upper cover elaborately decorated to a floral pattern framed by a […]

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HYDE, Douglas. The Love Songs of Connacht

HYDE, Douglas. The Love Songs of Connacht. Being the fourth chapter of the Songs of Connacht, collected and translated by Douglas Hyde LL.D., ‘An Craoibhín Aoibhinn’ President of the Gaelic League. With preface by W.B. Yeats. 134 Dublin: Dun Emer Press, 1904. pp. [viii], 128. Quarter linen on blue papered boards. Owner’s signature on front […]

485.00
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems.
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems.

KAVANAGH, Patrick. Collected Poems. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1972. pp. xv, [1], 202. Green cloth, titled in silver. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A fine copy in lightly-frayed dust jacket. L3 8C

150.00
KEALY, Willie: "Submerged in the Wonder" Some Pieces of Truth
KEALY, Willie: “Submerged in the Wonder” Some Pieces of Truth (Limited Edition of 75 Copies)

KEALY, Willie: “Submerged in the Wonder” Some Pieces of Truth (Limited Edition of 75 Copies) He has been writing poetry for more than 50 years and previously gathered a collection under the title, “50 poems – 1967/2017”, which was limited to fifty copies. This collection, “Submerged In The Wonder – Some Pieces Of Truth”, includes […]

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KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis: THE TAIN Signed by Illustrator Louis le Brocquy.
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis: THE TAIN Signed by Illustrator Louis le Brocquy.

Translated from the Irish by Thomas Kinsella. With one hundred and thirty-one brush drawings by Louis le Brocquy. Illustrated with maps, and three plates from the Lebor na hUidre, The Yellow Book of Lecan and The Book of Leinster. D: Dolmen Press, 1969. Folio. Lim. 1st edn. Bl. buckram. Slipcase. Fine in d.j. (1) THE […]

3,500.00
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KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis. The Tain.

THE FINEST BOOK OF ITS TIME – LE BROCQUY’S MASTERPIECE KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis. The Tain. Translated by Thomas Kinsella from the Irish Táin Bó Cuailgne. Brush Drawings by Louis le Brocquy. Dublin: Dolmen Press 1985. pp. vi, [1], 300, [4]. Small folio. Black cloth, image by Le Brocquy in white on upper […]

275.00
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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

175.00
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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 […]

65.00
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MacPIARAIS, Pádraic Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile

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 contents include four stories: Íosagán (Little […]

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MacPIARAIS, Pádraic. Bodach an Chóta Lachtna

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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MANGAN, James Clarence. The Poets and Poetry of Munster [SIGNED BY LADY GREGORY]

THE COOLE LIBRARY COPY – SIGNED BY LADY GREGORY MANGAN, James Clarence. The Poets and Poetry of Munster: A selection of Irish songs by the poets of the last century. With poetical translations by the Late James Clarence Mangan, now for the first time published. With the Original Music, and Biographical Sketches of the Authors. By John […]

775.00
George Meredith
MEREDITH, George. The Poetical Works of George Meredith

EVELYN GLEESON’S COPY MEREDITH, George. The Poetical Works of George Meredith. With some notes by G.M. Trevelyan. London: 1912. Foolscap octavo. pp. xvi, 623. Full maroon leatherette binding, decorated and titled in gilt. Inscribed ‘Evelyn Gleeson / with Joseph Fisher’s / best wishes. / Christmas 1912.’ Repair to top of spine. Top edge gilt. A fine […]

385.00
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MILNE, Ewart. Forty North Fifty West. Cover and Six original Cuts including a Portrait of the Author all by Cecil Ffrench Salkeld

RARE LIMITED EDITION MILNE, Ewart. Forty North Fifty West. Cover and Six original Cuts including a Portrait of the Author all by Cecil Ffrench Salkeld. Dublin: The Gayfield Press, 1938. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. 54. Stiff white wrappers in pictorial dust jacket. Issued in an edition of 250 copies. A fine copy. A modern rarity. The […]

375.00
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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

285.00
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Moore, Thomas: The National Moore

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 & ornate decorations in gilt, black & red; […]

250.00
Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photograph by E. Desmaisons, Paris.
MOORE, Thomas:Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photograph by E. Desmaisons, Paris.

Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photographs by E. Desmaisons, Paris. 62 x 103mm. In fine condition.

325.00
MOORE, Thomas.  Moore's Irish Melodies [ A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN AN APPROPRIATELY ELABORATE BINDING].
MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s Irish Melodies [ A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN AN APPROPRIATELY ELABORATE BINDING].

A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN AN APPROPRIATELY ELABORATE BINDING, EMBELLISHED WITH LAVISH AND REMARKABLY WELL-EXECUTED DESIGNS, IN WHAT IS UNIVERSALLY CONSIDERED TO BE MACLISE’S FINEST ACHIEVEMENT IN BOOK ILLUSTRATION MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s Irish Melodies.  Illustrated by Daniel Maclise.  London: Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Paternoster-Row, 1846.  Quarto. pp. iv, 280. Bound by Little Brown & […]

1,500.00
Thomas Moore
MOORE, Thomas. Autographed letter signed from Thomas Moore, dated October 29th, 1829, from King Street, St. James’s, London, to Rev. Millman, St Mary’s, Reading, with integral address panel and stamp

MOORE, Thomas. Autographed letter signed from Thomas Moore, dated October 29th, 1829, from King Street, St. James’s, London, to Rev. Millman, St Mary’s, Reading, with integral address panel and stamp. One page quarto. He writes about procuring books for Rev. Millman and on his calling card attached to the letter declines an invitation to dinner. […]

475.00
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition [WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING].
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition [WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING].

WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING THE BARD OF IRELAND AND THE TSARINA OF RUSSIA MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. First edition. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817. Quarto. First edition. pp. [iv], 405, [1]. Later full green morocco. Covers framed by double gilt fillets with floral stems and gilt dots in […]

1,250.00
MOORE, Thomas. Moore's Irish Melodies.
MOORE, Thomas. Moore’s Irish Melodies.

MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s Irish Melodies, with Symphonies and Accompaniments by Sir John Stevenson and Sir Henry Bishop.  Dublin: Gill, 1889.  Small quarto. New edition. [180 x 215mm]. pp. 261.  Bound in full contemporary crimson hard-grain morocco over bevelled boards, covers framed by double gilt fillets and gilt dotted line either side of a gilt floral […]

375.00
MOORE, Thomas. Moore's Irish Melodies. Illustrated by Daniel Maclise.
MOORE, Thomas. Moore’s Irish Melodies. Illustrated by Daniel Maclise.

MOORE, Thomas. Moore’s Irish Melodies. Illustrated by Daniel Maclise. London: Longmans, 1866. Small quarto. pp. 270. Superbly bound in full green hard-grained morocco over bevelled boards. Covers with elaborate gilt tooling to a panel design with shamrock fleurons enclosing in the centre a blocked lozenge design, with brown leather onlays. Spine divided into five compartments […]

475.00
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MORRISON, Van. Keep ‘Er Lit. (Signed 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 […]

650.00
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MULDOON, Paul. Mules (Extremely Rare First Edition)

MULDOON, Paul. Mules. London: Faber and Faber, 1977. First edition. pp. 59. Printed stiff brown wrappers. Light fading to spine. A very good copy. L4BC2 1B

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O’CONNOR, Frank:

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 good copy. Rare. L4BC2

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O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. The Topographical Poems of John O’Dubhagain and Giolla na Naomh O’Huidhrin

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 professionally rebacked, new endpapers. A […]

345.00
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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 half vellum over marbled boards. […]

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RITCHIE, Leitch. Ireland Picturesque and Romantic.

A Superb Set in Fine Bindings Heath’s Picturesque Annuals RITCHIE, Leitch. Ireland Picturesque and Romantic. With twenty hand-coloured engravings and engraved half title from drawings by D. McClise and T. Creswick. Two volumes. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, et al. First edition, 1837/1838. Large octavo. pp. (1) vi, [2], 264, 20 (2) vi, [2], 264, 19. […]

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STANIHURST, Richard. Aqua Vitae: Its commodities describ’d by Richard Stanihurst, & delineated by Bridget Swinton

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, & delineated by Bridget Swinton. Dublin: Dolmen Press, […]

475.00
[SWINBURNE POEMS] Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
SWINBURNE POEMS. Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, with Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe.

WITH HARRY CLARKE’S MOST EROTIC ILLUSTRATIONS [SWINBURNE POEMS] Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, with Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., 1928. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. xxxiii, 219, 11. Untrimmed. Magenta cloth. Designs and titling in gilt. Upper cover with a […]

275.00
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SYNGE, J.M: Some Sonnets from “Laura in Death” After the Italian of Francesco Petrarch

SYNGE, J.M. Some Sonnets from “Laura in Death” After the Italian of Francesco Petrarch. Edited and with an introduction by Robin Skelton, with portraits by Jack Coughlin. Dublin: Dolmen, 1971. Royal octavo. pp. 59. Quarter vellum on cream papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Synge’s monogram in gilt on upper cover. Limited to 750 […]

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SYNGE, J.M. Queens. With nine colour reproductions of stained glass by Harry Clarke

SYNGE, J.M. Queens. With nine colour reproductions of stained glass by Harry Clarke. Notes on the panels by Nicola Gordon Bowe.  ‘Queens’ was written by Synge about 1903 and first printed in his ‘Poems and Translations’ at the Cuala Press in 1909. These poems inspired Harry Clarke to design his ‘iconographically intriguing’ frieze of miniature […]

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SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara.
SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara.

SYNGE, John M. In Wicklow West Kerry and Connemara. Dublin: Maunsel, 1919. pp. [viii], 245, [1]. Recent half green morocco on linen boards, spine divided into five compartments by four raised bands; title in gilt on red morocco label on second. A very good copy. L3 5C

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YEATS, W. B: Last Poems and Plays

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 evenly faded sun-tanning to spine, light wear […]

295.00
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YEATS, W. B: Poems [With Tipped-In Signature of Yeats]

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 of a torn slip of paper announcing […]

1,575.00
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YEATS, W. B: The Celtic Twilight [First Edition]

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 foot of spine. A work whose title Yeats […]

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YEATS, W. B: The Land of Hearts Desire

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 ordinary copies on Van Gelder, from […]

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YEATS, W. B: The Secret Rose

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 Althea Gyles stamped in gilt on […]

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YEATS, W. B: The Wild Swans at Coole

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 to the 29 poems first published […]

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YEATS, W.B: The Collected Poems IDEAL FOR PRESENTATION

YEATS, W.B. The Collected Plays of W.B. Yeats. Portrait frontispiece. London: Macmillan, 1934. First edition. Crown octavo. pp. vi, 617. Bound by Bumpus of London in contemporary half calf on cloth boards, with their name stamped on lower turn-in. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct […]

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YEATS, W.B: The Hour Glass

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. vii, 113. Fine in paper parchment in d.j. Wade 52 […]

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YEATS, W.B. Poems

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 faded, otherwise a very good copy. Rare […]

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YEATS, W.B. The Winding Stair and Other Poems

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 for restoration, dated February, 1964. Small […]

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