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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; […]

475.00
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 […]

675.00
Rebel Cork's Fighting Story
Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story

CORK’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story from 1916 to the Truce with Britain. With a unique pictorial record of the period. Tralee: The Kerryman, n.d. (c.1947). pp. 208. Pictorial wrappers. Crease to upper cover. A very good copy. L4 BC2 2B  

125.00
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
RUTLAND FOUNTAIN The Rutland Fountain Merrion Square, Dublin. Engraved in aquatint. By Joseph C. Stadler

[RUTLAND FOUNTAIN] The Rutland Fountain Merrion Square, Dublin. Engraved in aquatint. By Joseph C. Stadler (Fl. 1780-1815) after John James Barrollet. With dedication to Her Grace Mary Isabella, Duchess of Rutland. 41 x 49.5cms. Old repairs. Framed and glazed. An attractive item. (National Gallery NGI 11643 purch. 1909). The Rutland Fountain stands on the west side […]

300.00
RYAN, Desmond. The Fenian Chief

RYAN, Desmond. The Fenian Chief. A Biography of James Stephens with an introductory memoir by Patrick Lynch. 914 Dublin: Gill, 1967. First edition. pp. xxvi, 390. Green papered boards, titled in gilt. A very good copy in dust jacket. The first full biography of the Fenian leader not to be confused with the poet and […]

65.00
Padraig Pearse
RYAN, Desmond. The Man Called Pearse

RYAN, Desmond. The Man Called Pearse. 144 Dublin: Maunsel and Roberts, 1923. pp. [vi], 130. Green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Newspaper cutting dated 2nd March 1964 featuring the author ‘Forty years a-writing’ on front free endpaper. A very good copy in repaired dust jacket. Scarce. L4BC2 2B

145.00
SAINT ÆTHELWOLD
SAINT ÆTHELWOLD. The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold.

Two volumes. London: The Folio Society, 2001. Quarto. Bound in full brown morocco by Smith Settle over bevelled boards, blocked in gilt on upper cover and spine. Calligraphy by John Andrew. With handmade laid-paper end leaves from the Fabriano Mill. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies [66]. Maroon endbands and silk marker. Commentary volume bound […]

1,500.00
SCULLY, Reginald W. Flora of County Kerry. Including the Flowering Plants, Ferns, Characeae, &c. With six plates and a coloured folding map

SCULLY, Reginald W. Flora of County Kerry. Including the Flowering Plants, Ferns, Characeae, &c. With six plates and a coloured folding map. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1916. pp. lxxxi, 406. Original green blind-stamped cloth, title in gilt on spine. Ex libris National Library of Scotland with stamp on half title. New endpapers. Top edge gilt. A near […]

775.00
SHAKESPEARE, William. The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare. In sixteen volumes

LORD CLONCURRY’S COPY SHAKESPEARE, William. The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare. In sixteen volumes. Collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised : with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson; a dissertation on […]

2,450.00
George Bernard Shaw at De Burca Rare Books
SHAW, Bernard. & WINSTEN, Clare. Buoyant Billions: A Comedy of No Manners

SHAW, Bernard. & WINSTEN, Clare. Buoyant Billions: A Comedy of No Manners. In Prose by Bernard Shaw and in Pictures by Clare Winsten. London: Constable, 1949. Royal quarto. pp. 54, [3]. Quarter vellum over pictorial cloth. Of this edition one thousand and twenty five copies only have been printed. A thousand are numbered 1-1000, and […]

125.00
SHAW, George Bernard. The Crime of Imprisonment [Signed Edition]

SHAW, George Bernard. The Crime of Imprisonment. Frontispiece caricature of Shaw and fifteen illustrations by William Gropper. New York: Published by Philosophical Library, 1946. Large post octavo. First edition. pp. 125. Quarter red buckram on black papered boards. Signed by the author on front endpaper. In frayed pictorial dust jacket. A very good to fine […]

750.00
Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook
Sinn Féin Rebellion Handbook, Easter 1916. A complete and connected narrative of the Rising

Sinn Féin Rebellion Handbook, Easter 1916. A complete and connected narrative of the Rising … the Fighting … the Great Fires … Names of Persons Interred … Lists of Prisoners … Special Map Printed in Colours (Illustrating the Area of Fighting) … Despatches of Sir John Maxwell and Viscount French … Report of Public Trials, […]

175.00
SMITH, Charles T. APSA. A System of Education and Faith (WITH AUTOGRAPHED POSTCARD BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW)

WITH AUTOGRAPHED POSTCARD BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW   SMITH, Charles T. APSA. A System of Education and Faith. London: Watts, 1937. First edition. Demy octavo. pp. xxix, [3], 581. Blue cloth, titled in gilt. Loosely inserted is an autographed stamped addressed postcard from George Bernard Shaw to the author, Charles T. Smith, dated 6.11.37. Shaw enquires “What is Apsa ? It missed […]

375.00
De Burca Rare Books
SPENCER, CAMPION, HANMER, & MARLEBURROUGH. Ancient Irish Histories.

BOUND BY MULLEN OF DUBLIN SPENCER, CAMPION, HANMER, & MARLEBURROUGH. Ancient Irish Histories. The Works of Spencer, Campion, Hanmer and Marleburrough. Containing Spencer’s View of the State of Ireland and Campion’s Historie of Ireland. Two volumes. With list of subscribers. Dublin: Reprinted at the Hibernia Press, Temple-Lane, for the Proprietors, by John Morrison, 1809. Roy. […]

1,500.00
STEENSON, Martin Moore. A Bibliographical Checklist of the Work of Harry Clarke

STEENSON, Martin Moore. A Bibliographical Checklist of the Work of Harry Clarke. Illustrated. London: Books & Things, 2003. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. 126. Signed by the author. Fine in pictorial wrapper

75.00
STENDAHL Maxims of Love. ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE BINDING

THE ROYAL LIBRARY BELLE LETTRES SERIES” London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. pp. [iv], 201. Title printed in red and black. Bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly (name in gilt on upper turn-in) in red crushed levant morocco. Covers framed by a single gilt fillet with gilt dots at corners. Spine divided into six panels by raised […]

375.00
STEWART, John Watson. The Gentleman’s and Citizen’s Almanack, compiled by John W. Stewart, Successor to the late Mr. Samuel Watson, For the Year of our Lord IN FINE BINDING

IN FINE BINDING STEWART, John Watson. The Gentleman’s and Citizen’s Almanack, compiled by John W. Stewart, Successor to the late Mr. Samuel Watson, For the Year of our Lord, 1806, Being the Second after Leap-Year, The Forty-Sixth Year of George III Reign, till 25th October, and Sixth of the Union of Great Britain and Ireland. Containing, […]

2,350.00
STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong. Illustrated with two chromo-lithographs and two cuts

STOKES, Margaret. Notes on the Cross of Cong. Illustrated with two chromo-lithographs and two cuts. Dublin: Printed at the Dublin University Press by Ponsonby and Weldrick for Private Circulation, 1895. Quarto. pp. [4], 12, 2 (lithographs). Quarter blue linen on original boards, printed in red and black. Inoffensive water stain to corner of upper cover. […]

675.00
SWIFT, Jonathan. The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen

SWIFT, Jonathan. The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen. Published from the last manuscript copy, corrected and enlarged by the author’s own hand. London: Miller, 1758. First edition. pp. xvi, 392. Contemporary full sprinkled calf, title in gilt on professionally rebacked spine. Name in ink in capitals on front endpaper, W.S. Hunt. All […]

245.00
TEELING, Charles Hamilton. Sequel to Personal Narrative of the Irish Rebellion of 1798

Belfast: John Hodgson, 1832. First edition. pp. xlviii, 326. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands, title in gilt on brown morocco label in the second, the remainder with a gilt harp. A very good and attractive copy. Very scarce. Charles Hamilton Teeling like his brother […]

285.00
De Burca Rare Books Rebellion
TEMPLE, Sir John, Kt. The Irish Rebellion: or, An History of the Beginnings and first Progress of the General Rebellion raised within the Kingdom of Ireland, upon the three and twentieth day of October, 1641

TEMPLE, Sir John, Kt. The Irish Rebellion: or, An History of the Beginnings and first Progress of the General Rebellion raised within the Kingdom of Ireland, upon the three and twentieth day of October, 1641. Together with the Barbarous Cruelties and Bloody Massacres which ensued thereupon. Bound with: A Call to the Hugonites: or, a […]

875.00
THOMPSON, Wm. Esq. The Natural History of Ireland. Birds, comprising the orders Raptores, Insessores, Rasores, Grallatores, Natatores and Mamalia, Reptiles, Fishes and also Invertebrata. Four volumes

THOMPSON, Wm. Esq. The Natural History of Ireland. Birds, comprising the orders Raptores, Insessores, Rasores, Grallatores, Natatores and Mamalia, Reptiles, Fishes and also Invertebrata. Four volumes. Portrait frontispiece to volume four. London: Reeve, Benham and Reeve, 1849-1856. Demy octavo. pp. (1) xx, 434, 1, (2) xi, 346, (3) vii, 491, 1, (4) xxxii, 516. Original blind-stamped […]

850.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DARTON, E.J. Harvey. Tales of The Canterbury Pilgrims

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DARTON, E.J. Harvey. Tales of The Canterbury Pilgrims – Retold from Chaucer and Others. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1904. Demy octavo. Second edition. pp. xxiv, 365. Black cloth with stamped lettering and design of horses and trees in gilt on upper cover and rebacked spine. Mild foxing to endpapers, previous owner’s signature on front […]

125.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DOBSON, Austin. Tales from Maria Edgeworth

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DOBSON, Austin. Tales from Maria Edgeworth. London: Wells Gardner Darton, 1903. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xxiv, [2], 412. Maroon cloth, title and gilt decoration on spine and upper cover. Blind decorative design to rear cover. Spine slightly faded and rubbed. Previous owner’s signatures. Top edge gilt. Thirteen-page introduction by Austin Dobson. Illustrated with fifty-one […]

125.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). MITFORD, Mary R. Our Village

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). MITFORD, Mary R. Our Village. With introduction by Ann Thackeray Ritchie and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. Crown octavo. Second edition. pp. lx, 256. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers; green silk marker. All edges gilt. Small nick to top […]

95.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). READE, Charles. Peg Woffington

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). READE, Charles. Peg Woffington. With an Introduction by Austin Dobson and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: George Allen, 1899. Crown octavo. First edition, first impression. pp. li, 297, [1]. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers. All edges gilt. Presentation inscription on half title. Mild […]

125.00
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase

THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. London: Redway, 1896. Foolscap octavo. Gilt decorated cloth. Original blue cloth, spine and front board decorated in gilt with foxhunters. Top edge gilt. A very good copy. “The Chase” is probably the most famous epic length poem and paean to foxhunting and one that most definitely helped shape […]

100.00
TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Landleaguers. Three volumes

AS TRUE TO THE SADDEST AND HEAVIEST TRUTHS OF IRISH LIFE TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Landleaguers. Three volumes. London: Chatto & Windus, 1883. First edition. pp. (1) ix, 280, (2) vii, 296, (3) vii, 291, 32 (Publishers list), + half-titles. Original gilt decorated green cloth, title in gilt on professionally rebacked spines. Cloth a little faded and […]

750.00
The Birds of Ireland
USSHER, Richard J & WARREN, R. The Birds of Ireland

USSHER, Richard J & WARREN, R. The Birds of Ireland. An account of the distribution, migrations and habits of birds as observed in Ireland, with all additions to the Irish list. Including an Introduction and Tables showing the distribution of Birds in the Breeding Season. With coloured frontispiece, maps and illustrations. London: Gurney and Jackson (Successors […]

225.00
VOSTER, Elias. Arithmetic in Whole and Broken Numbers, Digested after a New Method, And chiefly adapted to the Trade of Ireland

VOSTER, Elias. Arithmetic in Whole and Broken Numbers, Digested after a New Method, And chiefly adapted to the Trade of Ireland. To which are added instructions for Book-keeping. With the dignity of trade in Great Britain and Ireland … The twenty-second edition, carefully collated with the former editions. Revised by Daniel Voster. Dublin: Printed by […]

285.00
WAKEMAN, William F. Archaeologia Hibernica. A Hand-Book of Irish Antiquities, Pagan and Christian. Especially of such as are easy of access from the Irish Metropolis

WAKEMAN, William F. Archaeologia Hibernica. A Hand-Book of Irish Antiquities, Pagan and Christian. Especially of such as are easy of access from the Irish Metropolis. Second edition. With numerous illustrations. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, and London: Simpkin, 1891. pp. xx, 322, [7] (Publisher’s List). Original green cloth over bevelled boards, Celtic Cross in gilt on upper cover, […]

95.00
WALSH, Fr. Paul. The Four Masters and Their Work

WALSH, Fr. Paul. The Four Masters and Their Work. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1944. pp. [vi], 41, 2 (index), + erratum. Stiff brown paper wrappers. Title printed on paper label on upper cover, light spotting to label. Owner’s signature on half title. A very good copy. Scarce. Father Paul Walsh’s name on […]

125.00
WALSH, Rev. Paul. Ed. by. The Will and Family of Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone

WALSH, Rev. Paul. Ed. by. The Will and Family of Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone. With an Appendix of Genealogies. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1930. pp. 81. Grey stiff wrappers with title in printed label on upper cover. A very good copy. Scarce. A close and detailed study of the fate and […]

135.00
WALSH, Rev. Paul. The Ó Cléirigh Family of Tír Conaill. With the Ó Cléirigh Genealogies

WALSH, Rev. Paul. The Ó Cléirigh Family of Tír Conaill. With the Ó Cléirigh Genealogies. Illustrated. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1938. pp. [viii], 50, [4], + folding genealogical chart. Beige stiff wrappers with printed label in green on upper cover. A very good copy. A permanent and accurate record of this […]

145.00
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. Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon, drawn under the directions of the Royal Dublin Society

WELD, Isaac. Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon, drawn under the directions of the Royal Dublin Society. With folding coloured map. Dublin: Graisberry, 1832. pp. xx, 710, lxxii. Large post octavo. Modern marbled boards. Repair to folds of folding map. A very good copy. Isaac Weld (1774-1856), author, was born in Fleet Street, Dublin […]

585.00
WEST, Rev. Mark. Sermons on Different Subjects.

  Sermons on Different Subjects … by the Gospel in all Good Christians. With list of subscribers. Dublin: Marchbank, 1785. pp. xvi, 390 + errata. Bound by William McKenzie of Dublin in contemporary olive-green goatskin. The covers are framed with an elegant gilt Greek-key roll. Flat spine with a red goatskin letterpiece and elaborate tooling […]

875.00
A History of Wexford
WHELAN, Kevin. Ed. by. Wexford: History and Society

WHELAN, Kevin. Ed. by. Wexford: History and Society. With maps and illustrations. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1987. pp. xvi, 564. Red papered boards, titled in gilt. Ronan Fanning’s copy with notes by him on rear endpapers. A fine copy in dust jacket. Excellent history by leading scholars of our day. TVR 7E (2 Copies)

165.00
Oscar Wilde at De Burca Rare Books
WILDE, Oscar. After Reading : Letters of Oscar Wilde to Robert Ross

WILDE, Oscar. After Reading : Letters of Oscar Wilde to Robert Ross. Westminster: Beaumont Press, 1921. Demy octavo. pp. [6], 7-59. Quarter brown over decorated paper boards, title in gilt along spine. Printed on Japanese vellum, numbered 1 to 175 and 400 copies (ten of which are not for sale) on handmade paper numbered 76 […]

125.00
WRIGHT, G.N. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie.

WRIGHT, G.N. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, T.M. Baynes and others. With descriptions by G.N. Wright. Introduced by Maurice Craig. With bibliographical and technical notes by Leslie Hewitt. Ireland Illustrated from original drawings by G. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, T.M. Baynes and others. With descriptions by G.N. Wright. Introduced by Maurice […]

575.00
Young's Tour in Ireland
YOUNG, Arthur. A Tour in Ireland.

YOUNG, Arthur. A Tour in Ireland; with General Observations on the Present State of that Kingdom: made in the years 1776, 1777, and 1778. And brought down to the end of 1779. 139 London: Printed for T. Cadell, Strand; and J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1780. Quarto. pp. [3], ii-xi, [1], [7 (list of subscribers)], 384, 168, […]

750.00
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