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[MAPS ALLARD] Hiberniae Regni in Provincias Ultoniam
[MAPS ALLARD] Hiberniae Regni in Provincias Ultoniam, Connachtam, Lageniam, Momoniamq divisi Tabula acccuratissima editore Carolo Allard, Amstelo-Batavo. [1703]. Title in decorative cartouche with a figure of Hercules, with a club in his left hand and holding the leg chains of a crouching man in his right. Behind him rises a column surmounted with the royal coat […]
685.00
May of Southern Ireland
[MAPS THOMSON] Ireland. Two Parts. Southern Part of Ireland
[MAPS THOMSON] Ireland. Two Parts. Southern Part of Ireland. Drawn and engraved by N.R. Hewitt, Grafton Strt. East Tottenham Court Road for Thomson’s New General Atlas, 1817. At the bottom right is a ‘View of the Bank of Ireland.’ With: Northern Part of Ireland. Drawn and engraved by N.R. Hewitt, Grafton Strt. East Tottenham Court […]
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[MAPS VISSCHER] Hiberniae Regnum tam in praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Lageniae, et Mononiae, quam in minores earundem Provincias
[MAPS VISSCHER] Hiberniae Regnum tam in praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Lageniae, et Mononiae, quam in minores earundem Provincias, et Ditiones fubjacentes peraccurat, divisum per Nicolaum Visscher Amst:Bat: cum Privileg: Ordin: General: Belfii Foederati, c.1689. Title in decorated cartouche surrounded by putti and shepherds. surmounted by the arms of Ireland. At the bottom right is a large […]
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[SWIFT, Jonathan] Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World [Illustrations by Charles E Brock]
[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 gilt designs to the upper cover […]
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ACADEMIAE OXONIENSIS Academiæ Oxoniensis Gratulatio Pro Exoptato Serenissimi Regis Guilielmi ex Hibernia Reditu.
[ACADEMIAE OXONIENSIS] Academiæ Oxoniensis Gratulatio Pro Exoptato Serenissimi Regis Guilielmi ex Hibernia Reditu. 119 Oxoniæ: E Theatro Sheldoniano anno Dom., 1690. Small folio. pp. [120]. Modern quarter calf on marbled boards. Early notes on titlepage and verso of final leaf. Old ink stain on titlepage. A very good and fresh copy. “Wing (2nd ed.) O858. […]
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ALLINGHAM, William. The Music Master, a Love Story
IN FINE BINDING WITH WOODCUTS AFTER THE PRE-RAPHAELITES ALLINGHAM, William. The Music Master, a Love Story. And two series of day and night songs. London. G. Routledge & Co., 1855. First edition. Post octavo. pp. xiii, [3], 221, [1]. With a half-title and nine woodcuts, seven designed by Arthur Hughes, one by D. G. Rossetti, […]
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AMERICAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The Constitution of the Several Independent States of America The Declaration of Independence
[AMERICAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE] The Constitution of the Several Independent States of America; The Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation between the said States; and the Treaties between His Most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. Published by Order of the Congress. London: Printed from the Original Philadelphia Edition … and Dublin […]
2,350.00
Annals of Inishfallen
ANNALS OF INISHFALLEN. The Annals of Inisfallen Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original Manuscript
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 blue paper boards. A very good copy. Very […]
385.00
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ARCHER, Lieutenant Joseph. Statistical Survey of the County Dublin
ARCHER, Lieutenant Joseph. Statistical Survey of the County Dublin, with Observations on the Means of Improvement; Drawn up for the Consideration, and by order, of The Dublin Society. With folding map of the County of Dublin. Dublin: Printed by Graisberry, 1801. Medium octavo. pp. ix, [2], 12-13, [8], 276, [7 (index)]. Modern quarter black morocco […]
365.00
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ARNOLD, Matthew. New Poems. [Bound by Roger de Coverly in full crushed levant morocco]
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 with oval wreath of roses […]
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ATKINSON, Robert. The Passions and the Homilies from the Leabhar Breac: Text, Translation, and Glossary.
ATKINSON, Robert. The Passions and the Homilies from the Leabhar Breac: Text, Translation, and Glossary. 141 Dublin: Hodges Figgis, 1887. pp. vi, [5], 36-957, [1]. Contemporary full polished calf with original printed wrappers bound in. Covers framed by double gilt fillets, enclosing in gilt on the upper cover the badge of Glasgow University. Spine divided […]
385.00
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BARCLAY, John. Barclay his Argenis. Or, The Loves of Polyarchus & Argenis.
BARCLAY, John. Barclay his Argenis. Or, The Loves of Polyarchus & Argenis. Faithfully Translated out of Latin into English by Kingsmill Long, Esquire. The Second Edition, beautified with pictures together with a key praefixed to unlock the whole story. London: Printed for Henry Seile at the Signe of the Tygres Head in Fleetstreet – neere […]
1,250.00
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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
With the IRA and the Fight for Freedom
BARRY, Tom. BEASLAI, P., BREEN, Dan & Others. With the I.R.A. in the Fight for Freedom, 1919 to the Truce.
BARRY, Tom. BEASLAI, P., BREEN, Dan & Others. With the I.R.A. in the Fight for Freedom, 1919 to the Truce. With location maps. 140 THE RED PATH TO GLORY Tralee: The Kerryman, n.d. (c.1930). pp. 238. Pictorial wrappers. A very good copy. The chapters include: Monaghan Men’s Baptism of Fire at the Ballytrain R.I.C. Post; […]
95.00
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BAYLY, Thomas. Certamen Religiosum: or, A Conference between the late King of England
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 to Answer.  London: Printed for W. […]
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BEER, Johann Christopher. Das Neu-Geharnischte Groß-Britannien, Das ist: Wahre Landes- und Standes-Beschaffenheit Derer drey-vereinigten Königreiche Engel- Schott- und Irrlands.
[BEER, Johann Christopher] Das Neu-Geharnischte Groß-Britannien, Das ist: Wahre Landes- und Standes-Beschaffenheit Derer drey-vereinigten Königreiche Engel- Schott- und Irrlands : Jn völliger Beschreibung ihrer Provintzen, Jnsuln, Städte, Schlösser, Festungen, Früchten, Reichthümer und Regiments-Form, Wie nicht weniger der leßwürdigsten Staats- und Kriegs-Geschichten; Bevorab Jhrer neulichsten großwichtigsten Handlungen, absonderlich aber derer bey unlängster Versetzung der Cron von […]
1,250.00
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BLAKE, W.O. History of Slavery and the Slave Trade in Ancient and Modern Time
BLAKE, W.O. History of Slavery and the Slave Trade in Ancient and Modern Times (The forms of slavery that prevailed in ancient nations, particularly in Greece and Rome, The African slave trade and the political history of slavery in the United States). With frontispiece and twelve full-page illustrations. Columbus: Miller, 1860. Royal octavo. pp. xvi, […]
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BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John. A Letter to Sir William Windham.
BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John. A Letter to Sir William Windham. II. Some Reflections on the Present State of the Nation. III. A Letter to Mr. Pope. Dublin: Printed for J. Smith, at the Philosophers-heads, on the Blind-quay, 1753. First Dublin edition. 12mo. pp. (iv), 305, with a final advertisement leaf (misprinted). Armorial bookplate of Thomas […]
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BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER IN IRISH. Leabhar na Nornaightheadh Ccomhchoitchionn, agus Mhiniostralachda na Saceaimeinteadh, agus Resadh agus Dhearghnath na Heaglaise, do reir usaide Eaglaise na Sacsan; Maille ris an Tsaltair no Psalmuibh Dhaibhidh.
FIRST EDITION WITH PARALLEL ENGLISH TEXT [BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER IN IRISH] Leabhar na Nornaightheadh Ccomhchoitchionn, agus Mhiniostralachda na Saceaimeinteadh, agus Resadh agus Dhearghnath na Heaglaise, do reir usaide Eaglaise na Sacsan; Maille ris an Tsaltair no Psalmuibh Dhaibhidh. In Irish and English. London: Eleanor Everingham, at the Seven-Stars in Ave-Mary-Lane, near Ludgate, 1712. First […]
3,750.00
Clonmell
BURKE, Rev. William Canon. History of Clonmel.
BURKE, Rev. William Canon. History of Clonmel. Illustrated. 127 Waterford: Printed by N. Harvey & Co. for the Clonmel Library Committee, 1907. Royal octavo. pp. vi, 523. First edition. Contemporary red full morocco with the arms of Clonmel in gilt on both covers within a single gilt fillet border intersected at corners. Spine professionally rebacked. […]
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CARPENTER, H. Bernard. American Character and Influence.
CARPENTER, H. Bernard. American Character and Influence. Oration delivered before the City Council and Citizens of Boston, July 4, 1883. By H. Bernard Carpenter. Boston: Printed by Order of the City Council, 1883. First edition. pp. 36. Original decorative full brown morocco over bevelled boards, covers framed by triple gilt fillets with an inner gilt […]
475.00
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
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CARTE, Thomas. An History of the Life of James Duke of Ormonde
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 Collection of Letters, written by […]
785.00
Sir Roger Casement
CASEMENT, Roger. Original Lithograph drawn on stone from Life
CASEMENT, Roger. Original Lithograph drawn on stone from Life (1916) by Prof. L. Fanto, Art Director, State Theatre, Saxony. Limited to 350 copies (No. 73). Signed by the printer Colm O Lochlainn, dated 1935. In large folder. 56. x 43cms. Framed and glazed. In very good condition. Roger Casement (1864-1916), was born in Sandycove, Dublin. […]
1,650.00
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CAUSSIN, Nicholas. The Holy Court, being a comprehensive system of Moral Maxims [IN A FINE CONTEMPORARY DUBLIN BINDING]
IN A FINE CONTEMPORARY DUBLIN BINDING CAUSSIN, Nicholas. The Holy Court, being a comprehensive system of Moral Maxims, Pious Reflections, and Historic Examples: forming in itself a Complete Library of Rational Entertainment, Catholic Devotion, and Christian Knowledge. In five parts. Originally written in French by the learned and pious Nichlaus Caussin, of the Society of […]
1,250.00
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CHAMBERS, Ephraim. Cyclopaedia: or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences
MOUNT CONGREVE COPY CHAMBERS, Ephraim. Cyclopaedia: or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; … The Third Edition corrected and amended, with some additions. Illustrated with twenty-two plates (including ten folding and one double page). In two volumes Dublin: Printed for Richard Gunne … Robert Owen … Geo. Risk, Jos. Leathly, Geo. Ewing, Will. Smith, […]
1,450.00
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CLARENDON, Hon. Hugh of Windsor, Esq. A New and Authentic History of England from the Remotest Period of Intelligence to the Close of the Year 1767
CLARENDON, Hon. Hugh of Windsor, Esq. A New and Authentic History of England from the Remotest Period of Intelligence to the Close of the Year 1767: Containing a Particular and Circumstantial Account of Every Interesting Occurrence, and Memorable Character Relative to the Annals of Great Britain, both at Home and Abroad. Particularly, Its Origin; the […]
375.00
CLARKE, Austin.Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings by Jack Coughlin. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
CLARKE, Austin. Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings by Jack Coughlin. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
CLARKE, Austin.Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings by Jack Coughlin. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR Dublin: Dolmen Editions, 1966. Cr. 8vo. pp. 52. Edition limited to 1,000 copies. Signed by the author. Fine in d.j. with small tear. L3 8C
175.00
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CLARKE, Francis L. The Life of the most noble Arthur Marquis and Earl of Wellington
Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, and Baron Douro of Wellesley, all in the County of Somerset, K.B. Lieutenant-General; Marshal-General of the Portuguese, and Captain-General of the Spanish Armies; Commander-in-Chief of his Britannic Majesty’s Forces serving in the Peninsula; also Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, K.C.S. &c., &c. With copious details and delineations, historical, political, […]
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CLARKE, Thomas J. Glimpses of an Irish Felon’s Prison Life
CLARKE, Thomas J. Glimpses of an Irish Felon’s Prison Life. With an introduction by P.S. O’Hegarty. Dublin: Maunsel & Roberts, 1922. Crown octavo. pp. xix, 104. Red cloth, titled in blind and in gilt. A fine copy in rare lightly frayed dust jacket. Scarce. Thomas J. Clarke (1857-1916), revolutionary, was born of Irish parents in […]
145.00
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COGAN, Thomas. John Buncle, Junior, Gentleman
[COGAN, Thomas] John Buncle, Junior, Gentleman. Dublin: Printed by W. Kidd, for W. Whitestone, B. Corcoran, D. Chamberlaine, J. Potts, J Hoey, J. Williams, W. Colles, T. Armitage, … and C. Talbot, 1776. 12mo. pp. [4], 260. Contemporary full calf, title in gilt on red morocco label on spine. With some pencil notes. Exceedingly rare. […]
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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 […]
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COLLINS, Michael & GRIFFITH, Arthur Constitution of the Free State of Ireland (English Translation). Saorstát Eireann. No. 1 of 1922
[COLLINS, Michael & GRIFFITH, Arthur] Constitution of the Free State of Ireland (English Translation). Saorstát Eireann. No. 1 of 1922. Dublin: Published by the S.O. pp. 32. Printed wrappers with a Tricolour on upper cover. Paper restoration. Very scarce. An Act to enact a Constitution for The Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann) and for implementing […]
225.00
Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921,
COLLINS, Michael. GRIFFITH, Arthur & OTHERS Historic Peace Treaty
COLLINS, Michael. GRIFFITH, Arthur & OTHERS Historic Peace Treaty. An attractive poster print carrying the full text of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921, Clauses 1-18 and annexes, with sub-headings, with reproduced signatures and photographs of the delegates, below crossed green and gold flags with ‘FF’ device and the motto ‘Sinn Fein Abu’, the […]
1,250.00
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COLLIS, Robert. Marrowbone Lane. A Play in Three Acts
COLLIS, Robert. Marrowbone Lane. A Play in Three Acts. Portrait of Collis after Sean O’Sullivan, R.H.A. Monkstown: The Runa Press, 1943. First edition. pp. 95. Full brown morocco, title lettered in gilt on upper cover, turn-ins gilt, splash marbled endpapers. De Luxe edition, unnumbered. All edges gilt. A fine copy. DE LUXE EDITION Hall
75.00
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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
45.00
Flann O'Brien
Costello, Peter: Flann O’Brien: An Illustrated Biography [Signed by the Author]
Bloomsbury Publishing: 1988. Quarto. 160 pp. Signed by the author “Peter Costello, Christmas 1987” Under many pen-names, including that of Flann O’Brien, Brian O’Nolan was a legend among Irish writers, creating his famous novel “At Swim-Two-Birds” while still a student, contributing a column to the “Irish Times” for a quarter of a century, and in […]
125.00
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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 […]
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CUSACK, Mary Francis. An Illustrated History of Ireland: from the Earliest Period.
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 wide gilt acanthus roll with an […]
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D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin
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. [L2 8B]
300.00
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DONOVAN, Tom. The Knights of Glin
DONOVAN, Tom. The Knights of Glin. Seven Centuries of Change. Profusely illustrated. Glin: Historical Society, 2009. Royal quarto. pp. 463. Brown cloth, title in gilt along spine. A fine copy of this scholarly work in fine dustjacket. This lavishly illustrated chronicle of the FitzGerald family traces their origins from the Norman invasion to the present […]
285.00
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DUNLOP, Robert. Ireland Under the Commonwealth
DUNLOP, Robert. Ireland Under the Commonwealth. Being a selection of documents relating to the Government of Ireland from 1651 to 1659. Edited, with historical introduction and notes. Two volumes. Manchester: U.P., 1913. pp. (1) clxxvi, 282, (2) lxxviii, 471. Medium octavo. Blue cloth, titled in gilt. Previous owner’s signature and neat bookplate. Fore-edge and bottom […]
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E.F. [CARY, Henry, Viscount Falkland, or FANNANT, Edward, attrib.] The History of the Life, Reign, and Death of Edward II. King of England, and Lord of Ireland
E.F. [CARY, Henry, Viscount Falkland, or FANNANT, Edward, attrib.] The History of the Life, Reign, and Death of Edward II. King of England, and Lord of Ireland. With the rise and fall of his great favourites, Gaveston and the Spencers. Written by E.F. in the year 1627. and printed verbatim from the original. London: Printed […]
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ERIGENA [Johannes Scotus] Joannis Scoti Erigenae De Divisione Naturae.
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 parts in one volume. Contemporary […]
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FELTHAM John: A Guide to All the Watering and Sea-Bathing Places
FELTHAM John. A Guide to All the Watering and Sea-Bathing Places; with a Description of the Lakes; and Itineraries. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A new and improved edition. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 6, Bridge-street, Blackfriars, n.d. [1812]. pp. iv, 528, [8 (publisher’s list)], [58 (plates, maps and table)]. Contemporary half calf over marbled […]
150.00
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FENIANS 1867-1917. Leaders of Men in the Fenian Movement
67 Golden Jubilee. Poster print, image 40.5 x 25.5cms, verso blank, supplement to the Weekly Freeman, St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 1917, showing cameo portraits of nine Fenian leaders centred around James Stephens, also including John O’Leary, Kickham, Colonel Bourke, O’Donovan Rossa etc., within a Celtic-style border. Fine copy, strongly mounted on backing board behind […]
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FERGUSON, Samuel. The Cromlech on Howth. A Poem WITH DRAWINGS BY MARGARET STOKES
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 cloth gilt by Day & […]
1,250.00
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 […]
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FITZGERALD, Rev. P. & M’GREGOR, J.J. The History, Topography, and Antiquities, of the County and City of Limerick
FITZGERALD, Rev. P. & M’GREGOR, J.J. The History, Topography, and Antiquities, of the County and City of Limerick; with a Preliminary View of the History and Antiquities of Ireland. With a large fold. map of the County surveyed by James Coffey in 1825, engraved plates and folding tables. Two volumes. FITZGERALD, Rev. P. & MGREGOR, […]
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FITZPATRICK, W.J. The Life of Charles Lever.
FITZPATRICK, W.J. The Life of Charles Lever. London: Chapman and Hall, 1879. First edition. pp. (1) xvi, 343 (2) viii, 440. Near contemporary half crushed levant green morocco on cloth boards. Spines divided into panels by raised bands with gilt dots, title author and volume numbers in gilt direct in the second and fourth, the […]
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FLOOD, W.H. Grattan. Notes towards a Parochial History of the Diocese of Ferns
FLOOD, W.H. Grattan. Notes towards a Parochial History of the Diocese of Ferns. Waterford: Downey & Co., 1916. Quarto. pp. xxiv, 246. Green cloth, titled in gilt on spine. Recased. A very good working copy. Scarce.
145.00
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FRASER, Robert. General View of the Agriculture and Mineralogy, present State and Circumstances of the County of Wicklow, with observations on the means of their improvement; drawn up for the consideration of The Dublin Society
FRASER, Robert. General View of the Agriculture and Mineralogy, present State and Circumstances of the County of Wicklow, with observations on the means of their improvement; drawn up for the consideration of The Dublin Society. With coloured folding map of the county. Dublin: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell for the Dublin Society, 1801. Large post octavo. […]
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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
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GALLAGHER, Frank. Days of Fear. A Diary of Hunger Strike
GALLAGHER, Frank. Days of Fear. A Diary of Hunger Strike. London: John Murray, 1928. First edition. Crown octavo. pp. 175. Quarter black morocco on black buckram boards, title and author in gilt on spine. A fine copy. Rare. Frank Gallagher 1893-1962 [pseud. David Hogan] was a native of Cork. London correspondent of William O’Brien’s ‘Cork Free […]
185.00
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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
De Burca Rare Books Catalogue relating to fine and decorative book bindings
Gilt Decorated Cloth 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.   
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GLEESON, Dermot F. Roscrea Town and Parish
GLEESON, Dermot F. Roscrea Town and Parish. A History of the Catholic Parish of Roscrea from the earliest times to the present day with some account of the territories of Uí Cairin and Eile Uí Cearbhaill. Introduction by Most Rev. Dr. Michael Fogarty, Lord Bishop of Killaloe. With illustrations and a folding map. List of subscribers. […]
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GRIMBLE, Augustus. The Salmon Rivers of Ireland
EDITION LIMITED TO 250 COPIES ONLY GRIMBLE, Augustus. The Salmon Rivers of Ireland. With fifty-five illustrations from photographs and two maps. Two volumes. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1903. Quarto. pp. (1) xv, 262, (2) xii, 272. Quarter vellum on grey papered boards, title printed on new paper labels on spine. Traces of very mild water […]
685.00
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. […]
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HOPKINS, Ezekiel. The Works of the Right Reverend and Learned Ezekiel Hopkins.
[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 thereof by way of question and […]
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HORE, Philip Herbert. History of the Town and County of Wexford
HORE, Philip Herbert. History of the Town and County of Wexford. Dunbrody Abbey, The Great Island, Ballyhack; Tintern Abbey, Rosegarland and Clonmines; Duncannon Fort, Kilclogan or Templetown, Fethard, Houseland, Porters Gate, Loftus Hall, Galgystown, Hook (including Churchtown), Slade, Baginbun, and Bannow; The Town of Wexford, with a chapter on Taghmon, and a short Notice of Harperstown, […]
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HUNTER, Robert. The Racing Calendar for the Year 1826. Volume the Thirty-seventh.
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 cover. Light wear to spine. All edges […]
235.00
Douglas Hyde
HYDE, Douglas [An Craoibhín Aoibhinn] Ubhla de’n Chraoibh. Dánta agus Abhráin, leis an gCraoibhín Aoibhinn.
HYDE, Douglas [An Craoibhín Aoibhinn] Ubhla de’n Chraoibh. Dánta agus Abhráin, leis an gCraoibhín Aoibhinn. Baile Atha Cliath: Foillsighthe Gill agus a Mhac, 1900. Post octavo. pp. v, 54, [1]. Grey wrappers, title in red on upper cover with gilt floral decoration. Repair to spine. A very good copy of a very rare tract. O’Hegarty […]
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IRVING, Washington Bracebridge Hall
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. All edges gilt. A very good […]
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IRVING, Washington The Alhambra
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 Moorish arabesques and dots. All edges gilt. […]
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KAVANAGH, Patrick. Tarry Flynn
KAVANAGH, Patrick. Tarry Flynn. A Novel. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1975. pp. 256. Brown papered boards, titled in gilt. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket.  “The author once wrote that this book was not only the best but the only authentic account of life as it was lived in Ireland this [20th] […]
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KAVANAGH, Patrick. The Green Fool
KAVANAGH, Patrick. The Green Fool. London: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1973. Second edition. pp. 350. Black cloth, titled in gilt. A fine copy in lightly-frayed price-clipped dust jacket. “Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967) farmer, shoemaker, poet and novelist was born at Iniskeen, County Monaghan and educated locally. His first book ‘Ploughman & Other Poems’ was published in […]
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Towers of Ireland
KEANE, Marcus. The Towers and Temples of Ancient Ireland
KEANE, Marcus. The Towers and Temples of Ancient Ireland. Their Origin and History discussed from a new point of view. With numerous illustrations. Dublin: Hodges, Smith and Co., 1867. Quarto. pp. xx, 492, + errata. Bound by Cavenagh of Dublin (label on lower pastedown) in mauve cloth, title and gilt decoration on spine. From the library of Baron […]
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MACALISTER, R.A.S. The Memorial Slabs of Clonmacnoise, King’s County
MACALISTER, R.A.S. The Memorial Slabs of Clonmacnoise, King’s County: with an appendix on the materials for a history of the monastery. With numerous plates, some folding. Dublin: Printed at the University Press, 1909. Royal octavo. pp. xxxii, 159, 50 (plates). Green ribbed cloth, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy.Published in 1909 on behalf of the […]
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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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MADDEN, R.R. The Island of Cuba: Its Resources, Progress, and Prospects. Considered in relation especially to the influence of its prosperity on the interests of the British West India Colonies
MADDEN, R.R. The Island of Cuba: Its Resources, Progress, and Prospects. Considered in relation especially to the influence of its prosperity on the interests of the British West India Colonies. London: Charles Gilpin, 1849. Large 12mo. pp. xxiv, 252. Publisher’s green blind- stamped cloth, title in gilt on rebacked spine. Guernsey Library label on upper cover […]
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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
The Irish Volunteer's
MARTIN, F.X. Ed. by. The Irish Volunteers 1913-1915. Recollections and documents.
Foreword by Eamon de Valera. 131 Dublin: Duffy, 1963. pp. xviii, 207. Blue buckram, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. The efforts of the Orange Order in Ulster and the Conservative Party in England to prevent Ireland getting a measure of self-government resulted in the establishment […]
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[MARTIN, F.X] The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914.
MARTIN, F.X. The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914. Recollections and documents. With a foreword by Eamon de Valera.
[MARTIN, F.X] The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914. Recollections and documents. With a foreword by Eamon de Valera. With illustrations and maps on endpapers. Dublin, Browne and Nolan, 1964. pp. xxvi, 201. Fine in d.j. On 26 July 1914 a little white yacht, overloaded with a cargo of rifles and ammunition, sailed bravely […]
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MAXWELL rebellion 1798
MAXWELL, W.H. Esq. History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798
MAXWELL, W.H. Esq. History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798; with Memoirs of the Union, and Emmett’s Insurrection in 1803. With numerous handcoloured illustrations drawn and engraved by George Cruikshank. London: Baily Brothers, 1845. First edition. pp. vii, [1], 477. Bound in dark green polished calf. Covers framed by double gilt fillets, spine divided into […]
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McGARRITY, J. Resistance. The Story of the Struggle in British-Occupied Ireland
[McGARRITY, J.] Resistance. The Story of the Struggle in British-Occupied Ireland. Illustrated. Dublin: Irish Freedom Press, 1957. pp. 120. Pictorial wrappers. A very good copy. Scarce. The chapters include: Ireland Today; Revolt in the North; They Keep Faith; Operation Harvest; Our Better Government; Guerrilla Warfare; In Preparation Election by Court Order; A Felon’s Cap; The […]
85.00
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 […]
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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
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. […]
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MOORE, Thomas. Portrait of Thomas Moore. Mezzotint. Engraved by George Raphael Ward after a painting by George F. Mulvany
[MOORE, Thomas] Portrait of Thomas Moore. Mezzotint. Engraved by George Raphael Ward after a painting by George F. Mulvany. Published London and Dublin: Ward and Mulvany, 1836. Proof – Chine applique. Image 30.5 x 24cms. Framed and glazed. In very good condition. Dedication to the Marquis of Lansdowne. George Francis Mulvany (1809-69), painter and art […]
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O’CALLAGHAN, John Cornelius. HAND-PAINTED VELLUM BINDING SIGNED BY THE BINDER – PADDY KAVANAGH.
HAND-PAINTED VELLUM BINDING SIGNED BY THE BINDER – PADDY KAVANAGH O’CALLAGHAN, John Cornelius. History of the Irish Brigades in the Service of France, from the Revolution in Great Britain and Ireland under James II to the Revolution in France under Louis XVI. With an introduction by Colonel Patrick J. Hally. Facsimile reprint of the First […]
1,750.00
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 […]
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Irish Medicine
O’BRIEN, Eoin & CROOKSHANK, Anne. A Portrait of Irish Medicine.
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES ONLY O’BRIEN, Eoin & CROOKSHANK, Anne. A Portrait of Irish Medicine. An Illustrated History of Medicine in Ireland. With Sir Gordon Wolstenholme. Photography by David H. Davison. Essays by J.B. Lyons, Peter Froggatt, J.D.H. Widdess and Noreen Casey, with a Foreword by Eoin O’Malley, President of the Royal College […]
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Flann O'Brien
O’BRIEN, Flann [Myles na gCopaleen] At Swim-Two-Birds
O’BRIEN, Flann [Myles na gCopaleen] At Swim-Two-Birds. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1960. Large post octavo. Second edition. pp. 315, [1]. Black papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in near fine un-priced clipped dust jacket. Brian O’Nolan (1911-1966), novelist, journalist, short story writer, playwright and humourist was a native of Strabane, County […]
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O’CONNOR, Ulick. Michael Collins and the Troubles
    O’CONNOR, Ulick. Michael Collins and the Troubles. Illustrated. Edinburgh & London: Mainstream, 2007. Octavo. Pictorial stiff wrappers. A fine copy.
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O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Letters Containing information relative to the Antiquities of the Counties of Sligo
O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Letters Containing information relative to the Antiquities of the Counties of Sligo. Collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1836. Illustrated with maps and plans. Bray: O’Flanagan, 1928. First edition. Quarto. pp. [2], vi, 184 (maps). Green cloth, titled in gilt. From Gortnor Abbey Convent Library with their stamp. Spine-ends […]
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O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Letters Containing Information Relative to the Antiquities of the County of Down
ORDNANCE SURVEY LETTERS O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Letters Containing Information Relative to the Antiquities of the County of Down. Collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1834. With map. Bray: O’Flanagan, 1927. First edition. pp. Quarto. [iv], iv, 124. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Previous owner’s signature and bookplate on front free […]
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O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Letters Containing information relative to the Antiquities of the County of Dublin
O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Letters Containing information relative to the Antiquities of the County of Dublin. Collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1841. Illustrated with maps and plans. Bray: O’Flanagan, 1927. First edition. Quarto. pp. iii, iv, 52, 23 (maps). Green cloth, titled in gilt. A very good copy. Rare.
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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 […]
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O’FLAHERTY, Liam. Dúil
O’FLAHERTY, Liam. Dúil. Baile Átha Cliath: Sáirséal agus Dill, 1953. First edition. pp. 206. Tan cloth, titled in black. A very good copy in repaired dust jacket. [L3 8E]
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O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Ecstasy of Angus
LIMITED EDITION SIGNED O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Ecstasy of Angus. London: Printed for Private Circulation at the Chiswick Press – Joiner & Steele, 1931. First edition. Crown quarto. pp. 43. Full green linen. Limited edition of 350 copies (No. 173). Signed and numbered by Liam O’Flaherty on limitation page. Facsimile of the author’s signature blocked in gold […]
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O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Wild Swans and other Stories
O’FLAHERTY, Liam. The Wild Swans and other Stories. Frontispiece by P.V. Moon and a foreword by Rhys Davies. Being No. 10 of the Furnival Books. London: Jackson, 1932. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Royal octavo. pp. 60. Publisher’s note tipped in. Brown cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Edition limited to 500 copies […]
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O’HALLORAN, A.J. Was the Treaty of Limerick Signed on the Treaty Stone? With two maps and an illustration
O’HALLORAN, A.J. Was the Treaty of Limerick Signed on the Treaty Stone? With two maps and an illustration. Limerick: The Limerick Leader, n.d. (c.1942). Large post octavo. pp. 24. Fine in pictorial stapled wrappers. Scarce.
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O’SULLIVAN, Florence. The History of Kinsale
O’SULLIVAN, Florence. The History of Kinsale. With illustrations and folding maps. Dublin: James Duffy & Co., 1916. pp. [x], 240. Green cloth, titled in gilt. Previous owner’s inscription on front pastedown. A very good copy. Scarce first edition. Early Tribulations – The Building of the Town Walls; The Trade of the Colonists-England’s Jealousy of the Colonists’ […]
145.00
Paraic H. Pearse
Paraic H. Pearse’s Funeral Oration on O’Donovan Rossa
The Spirit of Easter Week. An adaptation in verse from the original prose. Dedicated by kind permission to Mrs. Pearse. The original speech paraphrased in blank verse, circa 250 lines set in three columns with a drawing of Pearse at the graveside, the whole within black borders, image circa 48 x 34cms., verso blank. Cahill […]
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PETRIE, George. Christian Inscriptions in the Irish Language.
PETRIE, George. Christian Inscriptions in the Irish Language. Chiefly collected and drawn by G. Petrie, and edited by Margaret Stokes. With lithographed and photographic plates in each volume, and engraved illustrations on text pages throughout. Two volumes. 140 Dublin: Printed at the University Press, for the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland, 1872/1878. Two […]
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POPISH PLOT. A Collection of nine Irish Popish-Plot.
1. [Bury, Captain and Alderman Brooks of Dublin] A True Narrative of the Late Design of the Papists to Charge their Horrid Plot upon the Protestants. By Endeavouring to Corrupt Captain Bury and Alderman Brooks of Dublin, and to take off the Evidence of Mr. Oats and Mr. Bedlow, &c. As appears by the Depositions […]
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RACKHAM, Arthur (Illustr.). & OTHERS. Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm
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 of castle in green to upper cover; […]
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RAWSON, Thomas James, Esq. Statistical Survey of the County of Kildare
RAWSON, Thomas James, Esq. Statistical Survey of the County of Kildare, with Observations on the Means of Improvement; drawn up for the consideration, and by direction of The Dublin Society. With large folding map of the county, folding table, single-page map, and other plates. By T.J. Rawson. Dublin: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell for the Dublin […]
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