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Welcome to the House of De Búrca

ESTABLISHED IN 1981, DE BÚRCA RARE BOOKS IS ONE OF THE WORLD’S LEADING DEALERS IN RARE IRISH BOOKS

THE HOME OF RARE IRISH BOOKS

Welcome to De Búrca Rare Books, the largest stockist of quality Irish antiquarian and rare books in the world. We offer tens of thousands of fine and rare books, maps, manuscripts and prints relating to Ireland – fine Irish bindings are our particular specialty. Our subject range includes areas such as Irish History, Travel, Genealogy, Biography, Literature, Economics, Religion, Fine Library Sets and much more. The business is owned and operated by father and son Eamonn and Will de Búrca. De Búrca Rare Books adheres to the highest professional standards of bookselling and offers an unconditional guarantee for each item it sells on its authenticity and completeness.

De Búrca Services

About Us

Bookbinding

Specialising in fine bindings, presentation boxes and book restoration. We offer a traditional leather bookbinding and conservation service. Using hand finishing and the finest materials to ensure a superior product of the highest quality.

We offer service in:

  • Traditional leather bookbinding.
  • Restoration and conservation of books and paper.
  • Box-making in Slipcase or Solander Box.

Finishes:

  • Quarter, Half or Full Leather in Morocco, Calf or Vellum.
  • Raised Bands.
  • Hand Marbled Panels.
  • Hand Printed Paper.
  • Decorative Edging.
  • Gold titling.

For all inquirers contact:
Will de Burca
willdeburca@gmail.com
+353 (0)87 263 2162

Corporate Gifts

De Burca Rare Books offers special services for our corporate customers. In addition to our gift-wrapping, we can also make a custom leather box to house your gift. If you wish to personalize your message to the recipient or commemorate a specific occasion, custom boxes can be engraved with presentation inscriptions.

Buying & Selling

If you have rare books to sell, we ask that you provide us with a list of your books. Because we need certain basic information to help us determine whether your items are of interest to us, please be sure that your list includes all of the information in the checklist below. Once you have reviewed this information, please compile and send us a detailed list of your books by email, fax or phone. Upon receipt of your list, a member of our staff will contact you within about 2 to 3 days.

Information Checklist:
Author
Title
City of publication (Dublin, London, New York, etc.)
Name of publisher.
Year(s) of publication. Please be sure to include all years listed on the copyright page.
Addional infomation such as Binding description, condition of dust jacket or Is the book signed or inscribed by the author or previous owner?

Locating Books For Client's

At De Búrca Rare Books we offer a service to book collectors whereby we can locate hard to find out of print books on any subject matter. We usually take two weeks once it is agreed by both parties to purchase the material.

Book Vouchers

We also issue gift certificates in any denomination that can be redeemed at any of our locations, through our website, or over the phone. We gift wrap and ship worldwide, ensuring that your gift arrives beautifully packaged and presented.

Media

CATALOGUES

Four times a year we issue rare book catalogues.

We ship worldwide and completely guarantee the authenticity for the Irish Antiquarian and out-of-print books we sell.

Our subject range includes areas such as Irish History, Topography, Genealogy, Biography, Literature, Sport, Religion and much more.

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