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Baker, C.A. Souvenir of Ninety-Four (Australian and Malayan)
Baker, C.A. Souvenir of Ninety-Four (Australian and Malayan).
Gift Battle-Planes which helped us to Victory, August 4th 1914 to November 11th 1918 London: The Field Press, 1920. 4to. pp. [x], 148. Limited edition printed for private circulation only. The titlepage drawn and illuminated by Fred Leist. Signed and inscribed by the author. Original full vellum, title in gilt on upper cover and spine, […]
675.00
BARRINGTON, Daines. & BEAUFOY, Colonel. The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted
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, [1], 258, [4 (Advertisements)]. With […]
475.00
BRABAZON, Wallop. The Deep Sea and Coast Fisheries of Ireland, with Suggestions for the Working of a Fishing Company.
Illustrated with twenty-one plates (many folding) by William Cooper, Esq. Dedicated by permission to the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland. Dublin: James McGlashan, 21, D’Olier Street, 1848. Demy octavo. pp. 111, 21 [plates (some folding)]. Blind-stamped brown cloth, title in gilt on upper cover. Ex libris Zoological Society with stamps. Light wear to spine-ends. […]
675.00
BYRNE, P.: A Picturesque Handbook to Carlingford Bay, and the watering places in its vicinity. Illustrated with upwards of one hundred engravings, Ornamental Letters, and Maps … With incidental notices of Armagh, Dundalk, Drogheda, and Dublin.
Newry: Greer; Dublin: Curry; Belfast: Lamont; Downpatrick: Pilson; London: How, 1846. pp. [iv], 268, 20 (advertisements). Pictorial boards. A very nice copy. [L3 11B]
275.00
Stranger in Ireland
CARR, John Esq. The Stranger in Ireland.
CARR, John Esq. The Stranger in Ireland A Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of that Country, in the year 1805. With 16 folding hand-coloured aquatints and engraved map of the Lakes of Killarney. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, No. 6, Bridge-Street, 1806. Quarto. pp. xv, [2], 530, 16 (plates). Contemporary full tree calf. Flat spine […]
2,350.00
COOK, James. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken, by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, to determine the position and extent of the west side of North America, its distance from Asia, and the practicability of a northern passage to Europe; performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in his Majesty’s ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780.
Three volumes. Volumes I and II written by Captain James Cook, Volume III by Captain James King. Portrait frontispiece of Cook. Dublin: Printed for H. Chamberlaine [and 26 others], 1784. Large post octavo. pp. (1) xcviii, 421 (2) [xvi], 549 (3) [xii], 559. Contemporary full sprinkled calf, flat spines with contrasting red and olive green morocco labels. Armorial bookplate […]
1,250.00
COULTER, Henry. The West of Ireland: its Existing Condition, and Prospects. Illustrated with thirty-four lithographic plates (some coloured) and one folding map.
Dublin: Hodges & Smith, 1862. pp. xii, 372, [36 (plates)], 20 (Adverts). Pebbled green cloth, title in gilt on spine, Hibernia and Britannia in gilt on upper cover and in blind on lower. Some light spotting to a few plates. Lacking the telegraph map, as usual. Spine professionally rebacked. Stamp of Patrick O Gorman Tullaroan, […]
875.00
CROKER, T. Crofton. Ed. by. The Tour of the French Traveller M. De La Boullaye Le Gouz in Ireland, A.D. 1644. [DE LA BOULLAYE LE GOUZ’S TOUR EDITION LIMITED TO 250 COPIES ONLY!]
With Notes, and Illustrative Extracts, Contributed by James Roche, Esq. of Cork, The Rev. Francis Mahony, Thomas Wright, Esq. and the Editor. London: T. and W. Boone, 1837. Crown octavo. pp. viii, 139. With half-title. Green blind stamped cloth, title in gilt along spine. Armorial bookplate of George Bennett on front pastedown, previous owner’s signature […]
575.00
CROKER, Thomas Crofton. A Walk from London to Fulham.
CROKER, Thomas Crofton. A Walk from London to Fulham.
CROKER, Thomas Crofton. A Walk from London to Fulham. By the late Thomas Crofton Croker. Revised and edited by his son, T.F. Dillon Croker. With additional illustrations by F.W. Fairholt. 141 London: William Tegg, 1860. pp. xx, [1], 22-256. Contemporary half black morocco over marbled boards, spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised […]
475.00
CROWE, E.E. To-Day in Ireland.
[CROWE, E.E.] To-Day in Ireland. Three volumes. London: Printed for Charles Knight, 1825. First edition. pp. (1) [ii], 291, (2) [ii], 319, (3) [ii], 305. Bound in contemporary half calf on marbled boards, title and volume number in gilt on double maroon morocco labels on elaborate gilt decorated spine. With the armorial bookplates of Richard […]
575.00
Deburca-De-Courcey
DE COURCY IRELAND, John: History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour [LIMITED EDITION]
DE COURCY IRELAND, John. With numerous illustrations and maps. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2001. First edition. pp. xiv, 184. Limited edition of 50 copies, signed by the author and publisher. Bound in full maroon levant morocco, covers with a gilt anchor and sailing ship. Spine divided into five compartments by […]
500.00
EGAN, P.M. History, Guide & Directory of County and City of Waterford. With numerous illustrations, map of the city, and adverts.
Kilkenny: Egan, (c.1894). Foolscap octavo. pp. xiv, 840, + (adverts). Original mauve cloth, titled in gilt. Spine tanned. A very good copy. Scarce. Egan published this work in 1895, he recounts over 1,000 years of the history of Waterford city and county from the time of the Vikings until the close of the 19th century. […]
435.00
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795
FERRAR, John. A Tour from Dublin to London, in 1795, through the Isle of Anglesea, Bangor, Conway, Llangollen, Shrewsbury, Stratford on Avon, Blenheim, Oxford, Windsor, Hampton Court, Twickenham and Kensington. Dublin: 1796. pp. iv, 136, 2 (plates). Modern full antique style calf, title in gilt on black morocco label on gilt decorated spine. A very […]
475.00
FISHER, Jonathan. A Picturesque Tour of Killarney.
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 Jonathan Fisher, and inscribed to […]
2,500.00
FRENCH, Henry W. Our Boys in Ireland
FRENCH, Henry W. Our Boys in Ireland. Illustrated. New York: Worthington, 1891. Royal octavo. pp. x, 331. Pictorial cloth, title in gilt on spine. Light wear to extremities. A very good copy. Henry Willard French, American author of fiction for juveniles and newspaper correspondent was a native of West Hartford, Connecticut. The story opens in Boston […]
235.00
GEHRIG, Johann Martin. Gott ist die Reinste Liebe WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING – EARLY FINE VIEW OF HOBART
WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING – EARLY FINE VIEW OF HOBART     GEHRIG, Johann Martin. Gott ist die Reinste Liebe. Wursburg: 1825. 12mo. pp. 236, [4]. With half-title, frontispiece and one plate. Contemporary full green morocco, covers framed by a single gilt fillet and gilt draped curtain border. Flat spine divided into six panels, title in gilt […]
3,250.00
GWYNN, Stephen. Leinster, Ulster, Munster, Connaught. Described by Stephen Gwynn. Pictured by Alexander Williams. Four volumes. [Each Volume is SIGNED BY ALEXANDER WILLIAMS]
Profusely illustrated in colour. London, Glasgow & Bombay: Blackie, 1911. Royal octavo. pp. 64, 64, 62, 64, 48 (coloured plates). Grey papered boards, titled in green. Colour illustration inset on upper covers. Signed by Alexander Williams on titlepage of each volume. A few nicks to spine ends. A near fine set. Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930) is known for […]
475.00
Fishing in Ireland
HI-REGAN How and Where to Fish 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 pastedown. A very good copy. […]
95.00
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. A very good copy. Scarce. [L4 3A]
95.00
HOUSTON, Mrs. Twenty Years in The Wild West.
HOUSTOUN, Mrs. Twenty Years in The Wild West.
Twenty Years in The Wild West; or, Life in Connaught. London: John Murray, 1879. pp. xii, 288, 32 (publisher’s list). Pictorial cloth. Signature of Isaac Latimer, dated Feb. 1880 on half title. A fine copy. Rare. No copy located on COPAC or WorldCat. An Englishwoman’s recollections of her twenty-two years of residence at Delphi, near […]
875.00
HUNTER, Robert: The Racing Calendar for the Year 1864
BOUND BY GALWEY FOR THE EARL OF HOWTH IN FINE BINDING WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE CURRAGH Dublin: Printed for the Proprietor by Robert Carrick, and Sold at the Publisher’s Office, No. 2, Margaret Place (Mountjoy Square), 1864. 12mo. pp. lxxi, [1], 374. Bound by Galwey Binder, Dublin (name in gilt on upper turn-in) in […]
1,250.00
KNOTT, Mary John. Two Months at Kilkee.
KNOTT, Mary John. Two Months at Kilkee.
Two Months at Kilkee, a Watering Place in the County Clare, near the mouth of the Shannon, with an Account of a Voyage down that river from Limerick to Kilrush, and Sketches of objects of interest in the neighbourhood, which will serve as a guide to the coast scenery. Added engraved titlepage, folding map, and […]
285.00
LEWIS, R: The Post Chaise Companion: or Traveller’s Directory through Ireland [HAND-COLOURED COPY]
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. &c. Forming an Historical & Descriptive Account of the Kingdom. To which is added, A Dictionary, or Alphabetical Tables. Shewing the […]
475.00
MacNEVIN, William James. M.D. A Ramble through Swisserland in the Summer and Autumn of 1802. With map of Switzerland.
Dublin: Printed by J. Stockdale, 62 Abbey-Street, 1803. pp. [iv], 280. Modern half red morocco on marbled boards, title in gilt direct along spine. Several contemporary manuscript notes to margins. A near fine copy. Exceedingly rare. COPAC locates the BL copy only of this edition. Only eBook on WorldCat. William James MacNevin, M.D., a distinguished […]
575.00
MARES, F.H. Sunny Memories of Ireland’s Scenic Beauties. Photographically Illustrated by F.H. Mares, Dublin. Wicklow. With twelve albumen prints (80mm x 80mm), views of the most scenic spots in County Wicklow.
With letterpress. Beautifully illustrated title page in colour and gilt. Dublin: Printed by Browne & Nolan, 1867. Small quarto. pp. [6], 12, 12 (photographs). Green pebbled cloth, title in gilt on upper cover, surrounded by a garland of shamrocks, surmounted by a harp which is supported by two angels against a sunburst. New endpapers. Minor wear to corners. […]
675.00
MARMION, Anthony. The Ancient and Modern History of the Maritime Ports of Ireland. With many statistical tables.
“AN EMERALD SET IN THE RING OF THE SEA” London: Printed for the Author, by W.H. Cox, 1855. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xviii, 633, + errata leaf. Olive-green blind-stamped cloth, gilt harp in centre of upper cover, title in gilt on faded spine. A near fine copy. A valuable and exhaustive history of the […]
165.00
Croke Patrick book
O’MADDEN, Patrick L. Cruach Phádraic St. Patrick’s Holy Mountain
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 very good copy. “”From Aghagower Patrick went […]
30.00
O’DONNELL, Thomas J. Ed. by. Selections from the Zoilomastix of Philip O’Sullivan Beare.
Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1960. Royal octavo. pp. lxviii, 111. Green buckram, titled in gilt. A fine copy. Scarce. The seventeenth century historian Philip O’Sullivan Beare left an unpublished manuscript entitled ‘Zoilomastix’ in which he defends his fellow Irishmen against their critics. Although John Lynch had knowledge of this manuscript for centuries its whereabouts was […]
295.00
PEACHAM, Henry. Coach and Sedan (Limited edition of 625 copies of which this is No.328)
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 binding with coloured onlays of red, yellow, […]
385.00
POCOCKE, Richard: Pococke’s Tour in Ireland in 1752. Edited with an introduction and notes by George T. Stokes.
Dublin: Hodges Figgis. London: Simpkin Marshal, 1891. Crown octavo. First edition. pp. [ii], 187. Green cloth over bevelled boards, titled in gilt on spine, publisher’s device in blind on both covers. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A fine copy. Very scarce. COPAC with 6 locations only. Richard Pococke made extensive travels throughout Ireland from […]
365.00
POOL, Robert. & CASH, John. Views of the most remarkable Public Buildings, Monuments and other Edifices in the City of Dublin, delineated by Robert Pool and John Cash, with Historical Descriptions of each Building.
Patronized by the Dublin Society. With engravedtitle, two folding maps (one loosely inserted from Dublin Almanack), twenty-nine copper plates, some folding. List of subscribers. Dublin: Printed for J. Williams, No. 21, Skinner-row, 1780. Published according to the Act of Parliament January 1st 1780. Quarto. pp. xii, [vii], 118, 29 (plates), + errata. Contemporary half calf […]
1,350.00
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. […]
1,250.00
RONEY, Sir P. Cusack. How to Spend a Month in Ireland.
RONEY, Sir P. Cusack. How to Spend a Month in Ireland.
RONEY, Sir P. Cusack. How to Spend a Month in Ireland. Illustrated. Third edition, with a large folding map of Ireland. London & Dublin: W.H. Smith, and at all Booksellers and Railway Stations, 1866. pp. vii, 180, [24 (advertisements)]. Printed green wrappers. A very good copy. Scarce. The author in his introduction encourages his English […]
375.00
SHACKLETON, E.H. The Heart of The Antarctic. Being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909.
Illustrations with photogravure frontispieces, plates, some colour, folding panorama and three folding maps. Two volumes. London: Heinemann, 1909. First trade edition. Super royal octavo. pp. (1) xlviii, 372, (2) xvi, 419, + errata. Original blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Some mild fading and occasional spotting, previous owner’s signature. A very good set. Sir […]
675.00
Shackleton, Ernest: Autographed Display with professionally reproduced Photograph [Hand-Signed]
Signed Yours faithfully, “E.H. Shackleton“. Exceedingly rare. Reproduced photograph [165 x 135mm] using giclee printing technology. Mounted with signature display size – [265 x 380mm]. [WR]
1,250.00
The Land of Lakes: Sporting and Touring Grounds of County Donegal.
The Land of Lakes: Sporting and Touring Grounds of County Donegal.
SHRUBSOLE, Edgar S. The Land of Lakes: Being the Midland Railway Company’s Illustrated Guide to the Sporting and Touring Grounds of County Donegal. With six large folding maps. London: William Cate, 1906. pp. vii, 170, lv (adverts). Green pictorial cloth, title in gilt and black on upper cover and along spine. Signature of Fred. Dixon […]
275.00
The Omagh Almanac and County Tyrone Directory for 1888.
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 Sportsman in Ireland.
A New Edition with illustrations (some in colour) by P. Chenevix Trench. London: Arnold, 1897. Small quarto. pp. xvii, 306. Contemporary half red morocco on red linen boards; spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands; title, author and year in gilt direct in the second, fourth and sixth, the remainder tooled in […]
275.00
WATSON, Samuel. The Gentleman’s and Citizen’s Almanack [HOWTH CASTLE COPY IN FINE DUBLIN BINDING]
Compiled by Samuel Watson, Bookseller, For the Year of our Lord, 1771. Being the Third after Leap-Year, and the Eleventh Year of K. Geo. III. Reign, till 25th Oct. Containing, The Days of the Year and Month; Week-Days; Sun’s Rising and Setting; Moon’s Age and Changes; a Table of Equation; the times of High Water at Dublin-Bar. Several Tables, Altered, Renewed, or […]
3,865.00
Scenery of Killarney and the Surrounding Country
WELD, Isaac. Illustrations of the Scenery of Killarney and the Surrounding Country
WELD, Isaac. Illustrations of the Scenery of Killarney and the Surrounding Country. With frontispiece, map, engraved title, one engraved folding plate and eighteen full page engravings. 142 A FINE COPY London: Longman, Hurst, 1812. Second edition. Royal octavo. pp. vii, [1], 293, [1], 18 (plates), 2 (maps). Modern quarter calf on marbled boards, title in […]
275.00
WELD, Isaac. Illustrations of the Scenery of Killarney and the Surrounding Country.
With frontispiece, map, engraved vignette title, two engraved folding maps, eighteen engraved plates of views (one folding). London: Longman, Hurst, 1812. Second edition. Royal octavo. pp. vii, [1], 293, [1], 18 (plates), 2 (maps). Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, title in gilt on black morocco label on rebacked spine. Usual mild foxing. Armorial bookplate […]