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A Little Tour in Ireland: AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole]
A Little Tour in Ireland: AN OXONIAN [S....

A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc. With coloured frontispiece and hand-coloured illustrations by John Leech. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1859. Small quarto. pp. viii, 220. Bound by Birdsall of Northampton and London (name in gilt on upper turn-in) in full dark green levant […]

695.00
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
BLACKBURNE, E. Owens. Illustrious Irishwomen
BLACKBURNE, E. Owens. Illustrious Irishwomen, being Memoirs of...

Two volumes. London: Tinsley, 1877. pp. (1) x, 414, (2) vi, 360. Contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards. Spines divided into six panels by five raised bands, title and volume number in second and third, the remainder with gilt laurel wreath; red and gold endbands; red and gold marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. A […]

375.00
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CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1867. pp. [xi], 192. Half-title, publisher’s monogram on verso. Contemporary half red morocco over red cloth boards. Spine divided into five compartments by four gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct in the second, a rabbit in […]

375.00
Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The Bard of Ireland. Photograph by E. Desmaisons, Paris.
Carte de visite portrait of Thomas Moore, The...

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

325.00
CLARKE, Austin.Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings by Jack Coughlin. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
CLARKE, Austin. Mnemosyne Lay in Dust. With drawings...

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

150.00
DAHL, Roald: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with tipped-In signature of Roald Dahl.
DAHL, Roald: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with...

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition, first issue. pp. [10], 162. Quarter brown cloth over cream papered boards, title in gilt along spine and in blind on upper cover; green endpapers. Signed by Roald Dahl on paper laid on half title and dated 1988. In price-clipped dust jacket, two minute nicks to jacket. […]

1,500.00
Dracula: STOKER, Bram, True First Edition.
Dracula: STOKER, Bram, True First Edition.

STOKER, Bram. Dracula. Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 2 Whitehall Gardens, 1897. pp. x, 392, 16. Later issue of the first edition with advert for ‘The Shoulder of Shasta’ on page 392, followed by a 16 page catalogue dated 1898. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full mustard-yellow morocco in imitation of the original […]

6,500.00
EDGEWORTH, Maria. Letters for Literary Ladies.
EDGEWORTH, Maria. Letters for Literary Ladies.

“THE FEMALE RIGHT TO LITERATURE” EDGEWORTH, Maria. Letters for Literary Ladies. To which is added, an Essay on the Noble Science of Self-justification. London: Printed for J. Johnson. 1799. Second edition. Octavo. pp. v, [3], 240. Original grey papered boards, some wear to paper at head and foot of spine (binding sound), light wear to […]

2,500.00
FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers.
FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers.

FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Flappers and Philosophers. New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1920. [49841] [The jazz age]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 15cm), pp. [8]; 269; [1]. Smartly bound in recent green full morocco, gilt titles and tooling to spine, marbled endpapers. Paper stock slightly toned as often found, but clean. A very good copy in a smart modern […]

475.00
Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster.
GOETHE. Faust by Goethe. From the German by...

London: Harrap, 1925. 4to. First edition. pp. 254. Edition limited to 1,000 copies, signed by Harry Clarke. Recent quarter vellum on grey boards (replica binding). Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster. With colour and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke. [L1 5D]

950.00
Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest.
GOETHE. Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated...

Faust. By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by George Madison Priest. With the illustrations of Harry Clarke. A limited edition. Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. pp. [viii], 223. A.e.g. Full black morocco gilt, maroon silk marker, maroon silk endpapers. A fine copy. [L1 D6]

325.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. 'The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. ‘The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated...

GOLDSMITH, Oliver. ‘The Vicar of Wakefield y. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London, Harrap, 1929. Quarto. Bound in full crushed olive goatskin. Upper cover framed by double gilt fillets enclosing onlay pictorial decoration based on Rackham’s frontispiece, entitled ‘An epitaph for my wife’, a scene from the drawing-room outlined in gilt with the Vicar and his […]

1,500.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. Poems and Plays.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. Poems and Plays.

By Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. To which is prefixed, the Life of the Author. With engraved medallion portrait of Goldsmith. Dublin: Printed for Wm. Wilson, 1777. pp. [4], xi, [1], 328. Possibly bound by William McKenzie of Dublin in contemporary green morocco. Covers framed with a gilt Greek key roll. Flat spine divided into six compartments […]

765.00
GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara
GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara

GWYNN, Stephen. A Holiday in Connemara. With sixteen illustrations. London, Methuen, 1909. pp. vii, 320, 40 (Methuen catalogue). Fine and Scarce. L4BC3

185.00
Heaney, Seamus: Columcille the scribe.
Heaney, Seamus: Columcille the scribe. A translation of...

LIMITED TO 150 COPIES ON VELLUM  Columcille the scribe. A translation of a late eleventh or early twelfth century Irish poem. Dublin: Trinity Closet Press for the Royal Irish Academy, 2004. Portfolio. Limited to 150 copies, signed by Seamus Heaney. “Columcille the scribe  is a version by Seamus Heaney of an early Irish poem beginning ‘Sgith […]

1,250.00
HEANEY, Seamus: The Four Elements.
HEANEY, Seamus: The Four Elements.

The Earth House by Seamus Heaney; Field of Autumn by Laurie Lee; From Persephone by Jenny Joseph; Air by Lawrence Sail. Illustrated by wood-engravings by John O’Connor. Whittington Press for the Friends of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature, 1989. Four large folio mould-made leaves in a portfolio. Limited edition of 125 copies signed by the […]

450.00
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY SEAMUS HEANEY.
HEANEY, Seamus. Electric Light. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY...

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
[HEANEY, Seamus] Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables.
HEANEY, Seamus. Robert Henryson. The Testament of Cresseid...

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

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
HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.

HEANEY, Seamus. The Haw Lantern. 133 SIGNED LIMITED EDITION New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. First American edition. pp. 51, [1]. Maroon cloth, titled in gilt on black background along spine. Limited edition of 250 copies, signed and numbered by Seamus Heaney. A fine copy in fine slipcase.

575.00
HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field.
HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field.

LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR HEANEY, Seamus. The Riverbank Field. Paintings and drawings by Martin Gale. Edition limited to five hundred signed and numbered copies, of which four hundred and fifty went on sale. Oldcastle: The Gallery Press, 2007. First edition. pp. [27]. Green cloth, title blind-stamped on upper cover. Edition limited to five […]

475.00
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.

New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1927. [53447] [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION, with a complete number ‘3’ to p.3. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[12]; 232; [8]. With the original endpapers and black cloth upper cover and spine bound in. Recent full black morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine, and a gilt signature stamped […]

550.00
HOUSTON, Mrs. Twenty Years in The Wild West.
HOUSTON, 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
HUGHES, Ted. Season Songs.
HUGHES, Ted. Season Songs.

IN FINE BINDING HUGHES, Ted. Season Songs. London: Faber & Faber, 1976. First editionn. pp. 75. Bound in attractive full blue morocco, title in gilt along spine. Upper cover with grey, tan and brown morocco onlays depiction the winter season of clouds, lightening and raindrops; blue endpapers, blue and gold endbands. A fine copy in […]

245.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners - Signed and Inscribed by James Joyce.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners – Signed and Inscribed by...

SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JAMES JOYCE IN LONDON JOYCE, James. Dubliners. London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. Seventh edition. 255, [1], [32 (Publisher’s List)]. pp. 278. Blue cloth, title, author and publisher’s device in gilt on spine. Corners a trifle bumped, usual wear to spine ends. Inscribed and signed to John Dulanty on front endpaper: To / […]

17,500.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners, Folio Society.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners, Folio Society.

Folio Society, 2003. hardback. Condition: Very Good in Pictorial slip-case. 230pp. hardback, octavo, brown cloth lettered gilt and cream, dust wrapper not called for, crease to top leading corner of page 105 else a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text.    

75.00
JOYCE, James: Dubliners.
JOYCE, James: Dubliners.

JOYCE, James. Dubliners. 137 London: Jonathan Cape, The Travellers’ Library, 1952. pp. 255, [1]. Red cloth, publisher’s device in silver on upper cover, title in silver on spine. A fine copy in lightly frayed dust jacket.

125.00
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake First Edition.
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake First Edition.

JOYCE, James. Finnegans Wake. London: Faber & Faber, 1939. First edition. pp. [8], 628. Brick-red cloth, titled in gilt. The poet, Richard Murphy’s copy with his signature on front pastedown. A very good copy.

950.00
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake.
JOYCE, James: Finnegans Wake.

Faber & Faber Ltd., London, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 3rd Edition. Third UK edition, the first printing thereof: Owners signature persent. Per the publisher: “This reprint of Finnegans Wake has been revised to incorporate all the corrections noted by Joyce after the issue of the first edition.”

275.00
JOYCE, James: Pomes Penyeach.
JOYCE, James: Pomes Penyeach.

SCARCE FIRST EDITION Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1927. First edition. Small 12mo. pp. [24] + errata. Original pale green papered boards, titled in black on upper cover. Price and printer in black on lower cover. With errata slip tipped in on lower pastedown. Slight sun-tanning to spine. A good copy. Pomes Penyeach contains thirteen poems, […]

750.00
JOYCE, James: Ulysses: First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco.
JOYCE, James: Ulysses: First edition. Finely rebound in...

Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition. Finely rebound in recent full blue morocco, double gilt rule to spine and boards, board edges and dentelles, top edge gilt, original blue printed wrapper bound in. No. 251 of 750 copies on hand-made paper numbered from 251 to 1000. Fine in matching morocco slipcase. Arguably the greatest […]

32,500.00
JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as...

JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. London: The Egoist Ltd, 23 Adelphi Terrace House, 1918. First English edition from English sheets. pp. [vi] 299. Edition limited to 1,000 copies. Dark green cloth, title blind stamped on upper cover, spine gilt (barely visible). Light spotting to cream endpapers, otherwise a sound […]

375.00
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
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.
KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into...

ONE OF THE MOST MAGNIFICENT ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE GOLDEN AGE OF ILLUSTRATION IN SUPERB BAYNTUN BINDING KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated in Colour and in Line by René Bull. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1913]. Large quarto. pp. [78], [10 tipped-in colour plates within gilt printed […]

1,650.00
KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English.
KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated...

KHAYYAM, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With an introduction by A.C. Benson. Illustrated by E. Geddes. Reproduced from a manuscript written, designed and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. London: Siegle, Hill & Co. n.d. (c.1912). Folio. pp. [92], 12 (coloured plates of illuminated manuscript). Cream […]

2,750.00
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis: THE TAIN Signed by Illustrator Louis le Brocquy.
KINSELLA, Thomas & LE BROCQUY, Louis: THE TAIN...

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
LEE, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird [SIGNED EDITION]
LEE, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird [SIGNED EDITION]

SIGNED 40th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING NOVEL HarperCollins, New York, 1999. First edition, first printing of the 40th Anniversary edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Harper Lee on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and […]

1,250.00
LEVER, Charles. A Collection of the Selected Works...

LEVER, Charles. A Collection of the Selected Works of Charles Lever. 1. Charles O’Malley The Irish Dragoon. By Harry Lorrequer. Illustrated by Phiz (Hablot Knight Browne). Two volumes. Dublin: Curry, 1845. First edition. 2. Davenport Dunn. A Man of our Day. With illustrations by Phiz. London: Chapman and Hall, 1858. First edition. 3. The Daltons […]

950.00
MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.
MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play...

MAETERLINCK, Maurice. The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Six Acts. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1917. Post octavo. pp. [vi], 285, [1]. Contemporary full crushed levant blue morocco. Spine divided into five panels by four raised bands, bird in gilt on circular green morocco onlay in the first, […]

150.00
MARKIEVICZ, Constance. A Call to the Women of Ireland.
MARKIEVICZ, Constance. A Call to the Women of...

Being a Lecture delivered to the Students’ National Literary Society, Dublin, under the title of ‘Women, Ideals, and the Nation’. Dublin: Fergus O’Connor, 1918. 16 pp. A very good copy of this scarce nationalist pamphlet.BF 3 H-N “Constance Gore-Booth (Countess Markievicz, 1868-1927), revolutionary, was born to an Anglo-Irish ascendancy family, and was educated at the […]

350.00
MASON, Stuart. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde.
MASON, Stuart. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde.

MASON, Stuart. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde. With a note by Robert Ross. Illustrated. 113 London: T. Werner Laurie, n.d. (c.1914). pp. xxxix, 605, 1. Blue cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt. A very good copy. L3 1G

285.00
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks

McGAHERN, John. The Barracks. London: Faber and Faber, 1997. pp. 252. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in fine d.j. L3 7F

750.00
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.
McGAHERN, John. The Barracks.

McGAHERN, John. The Barracks. London: Faber and Faber, 1963. First edition. pp. 232. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. This is John McGahern’s first novel which won the Irish literary award the AE Memorial Award for 1962. It tells the story of life in a police […]

675.00
McGAHERN, John. The Dark.
McGAHERN, John. The Dark.

McGAHERN, John. The Dark. AUTHOR’S SECOND NOVEL London: Faber, 1965. First edition. pp. 191. Black cloth titled in white. A very good copy in faded frayed dust jacket, with small stain on lower cover. L3 7F

275.00
McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer.
McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer.

McGAHERN, John. The Pornographer. London: Faber, 1979. First edition. pp. 252. Tan papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A fine in fine-clipped dust jacket. Everywhere in this rich novel is the drama of opposites: the country and the city, scurrility and decency, fear and longing, love and loathing. Above all, sex and death are […]

250.00
Moby Dick: Herman Melville.
Moby Dick: Herman Melville.

Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1974. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine. Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints.

325.00
MOORE, George. The Carra Edition. The Collected Works of George Moore. Complete in 22 volumes.
MOORE, George. The Carra Edition. The Collected Works...

MOORE, George. The Carra Edition. The Collected Works of George Moore. Complete in 21 volumes. New York: Printed for Subscribers only by Boni & Liveright, 1922/24. Bound in contemporary full crushed navy levant morocco. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands; author, title and edition in gilt direct in the second, fourth […]

2,650.00
MOORE, Thomas.  Moore's Irish Melodies [ A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN AN APPROPRIATELY ELABORATE BINDING].
MOORE, Thomas.  Moore’s Irish Melodies [ A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION, IN...

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

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. The National Moore. Centenary Edition Including the Airs of the Irish Melodies.
MOORE, Thomas. The National Moore. Centenary Edition Including...

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 engravings. Four volumes. London & Dublin: William Mackenzie [1879]. Quarto. Original dark green pebbled cloth over bevelled boards; front covers with gilt and black ruled borders; beautiful ornate medallion design in […]

185.00
MORGAN, Lady. France. Two volumes 1817.
MORGAN, Lady. France. Two volumes 1817.

MORGAN, Lady. France. Two volumes. 910 London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1817. Second edition. pp. (1) xvi, [3], 4-416, (2) vii, [1 (errata)], [3], 413, clxxx. Contemporary full tree calf, title and volume in gilt on red morocco labels. Armorial bookplate of Michael Morris, Baron Killanin on front pastedown. Old stain on lower margin of […]

200.00
Murdoch, Iris: The Book and the Brotherhood.
Murdoch, Iris: The Book and the Brotherhood.

The Franklin Library ; Signed First Edition, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1988. Leather. Condition: Fine. Illustrator by Mikhail Ivenitsky. Bound in brown morocco with gold tooling. All edges gilt, ribbon place holder. Marbled endpapers. Publisher’s promotional letter included.

175.00
Ní DHUBHGAILL, C. Máire (Crissie M. Doyle). Women in Ancient and Modern Ireland.
Ní DHUBHGAILL, C. Máire (Crissie M. Doyle). Women...

ILLUSTRATED BY GRACE PLUNKETT Cover illustration by Grace Plunkett, other illustrations from original sketches by Saibh Ní Treinseach. Dublin: The Kenny Press, 65 Middle Abbey Street, 1917. pp. 40. Pictorial wrappers. Small portion of lower right hand corner of upper wrapper missing. A very good copy. COPAC locates the TCD copy only. With chapters on: […]

350.00
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Nineteen Eighty-Four

ORWELL, George: Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1992. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. The novel is set […]

425.00
O'BRIEN, Flann [Myles na gCopaleen] At Swim-Two-Birds
O’BRIEN, Flann [Myles na gCopaleen] At Swim-Two-Birds. “SIGNED...

O’BRIEN, Flann [Myles na gCopaleen] At Swim-Two-Birds. “SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM BRENDAN BEHAN TO THE POET FRANK HARVEY” London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1960. pp. 316. Black papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Inscribed on front endpaper “”Frank, / Aitníonn tú / an ciaróg eile seo – / ón ciaróg eile fós – / Brendan […]

950.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach.
O’BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht...

O’BRIEN, Flann. [Na gCOPALEEN, Myles] An Béal Bocht nó An Milleánach. Droch-sgéal ar an droch-shaoghal. Curtha i n-eagar le Myles Na gCopaleen. Baile Átha Cliath: Cló Dolmen, 1964. Third edition. pp. 111. Titlepage printed in red and black. Red papered boards, titled in gilt. With map of ‘An Domhan Mór’ on endpapers. A very good […]

95.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. The Dalkey Archive.
O’BRIEN, Flann. The Dalkey Archive.

London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1968. Second edition. pp. 222. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Previous owner’s inscription on front endpaper. A good copy in dust jacket. Brian O’Nolan (1911-1966), novelist, journalist, short story writer, playwright and humourist was a native of Strabane, County Tyrone. He was better known by his pseudonyms Flann […]

125.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor.
O’BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of...

A COMIC GENIUS O’BRIEN, Flann. The Hard Life. An exegesis of squalor. London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1961. First edition. pp. 156, [1]. Red and black papered boards, title in gilt on spine. Mild foxing to endpapers. A very good copy in a very good pictorial dust jacket. “Had I never heard of the author, and were […]

475.00
O'BRIEN, Flann. The Third Policeman (FIRST EDITION).
O’BRIEN, Flann. The Third Policeman (FIRST EDITION).

FIRST EDITION O’BRIEN, Flann. The Third Policeman. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1967. First edition. pp. 200. Brown papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A near fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket. €875 This work, O’Nolan’s second novel, did the rounds with publishers and met with repeated rejections, causing him such disappointment that […]

850.00
O'CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie, 1930.
O’CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie, 1930.

O’CASEY, Sean. The Silver Tassie. A Tragi-Comedy in Four Acts. With a portrait of the author by Evan Walters. London: Macmillan, 1930. Third edition. pp. viii, 139, [1]. Quarter cloth on green papered boards, title on printed label on upper cover and spine. The play that caused his breach with the Abbey. A very good […]

35.00
O’Brien, Edna: A Fanatic Heart. Signed Ltd First Edition.
O’Brien, Edna: A Fanatic Heart. Signed Ltd First...

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1984. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, full leather, accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines.; Signed by Edna O Brien. […]

275.00
oscar-wilde
Oscar Wilde, Sebastian Melmoth.

London: Humphreys, 1904. First. Sm. Quarto. pp. [iv], 223. Bookplate on front pastedown. Bound by Hatchards of Picadilly in cont. half brown morocco gilt, light brown linen covers, brown silk marker. Original wrappers bound in at end. T.e.g. Very good. In 1895 while enjoying the success of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, Wilde allowed himself […]

475.00
OWENSON, Miss. (Lady Sydney Morgan). The Wild Irish Girl, A National Tale.
OWENSON, Miss. (Lady Sydney Morgan). The Wild Irish...

MORGAN, Sir T. Charles and Lady. The Book without a Name. By Sir Charles and Lady Morgan. In two volumes. London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, Great Marlborough Street, 1841. 12mo. pp. (1) vii, 355 (2) [iii], 357, [1 (errata)]. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title […]

375.00
PLATH, Sylvia: Ariel. Fine first edition.
PLATH, Sylvia: Ariel. Fine first edition.

London: Faber and Faber, 1965 First edition. pp. 86. Bound in modern full red morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. L1 11A

1,250.00
PLATH, Sylvia. Crossing the Water.
PLATH, Sylvia. Crossing the Water.

London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 64. Bound in modern full tan morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. L1 11A

1,250.00
PLATH, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.
PLATH, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.

New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First American edition, the first to be published under Plath’s name. pp. [7], 311. Bound in modern full red morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. Originally published under the pseudonym [Victoria Lucas] […]

1,250.00
FINE FIRST EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 55. Bound in modern full blue morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. [wpecpp name='PLATH, Sylvia. Winter Trees' price='1250'] €1,250.00 L1 11A 1973 PLATH, Sylvia.
PLATH, Sylvia. Winter Trees.

FINE FIRST EDITION London: Faber and Faber, 1971 First edition. pp. 55. Bound in modern full blue morocco, covers ruled by a single gilt fillet, titled in gilt on spine. A fine copy of the rare first edition in slipcase. L1 11A 1973 PLATH, Sylvia.

1,250.00
PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses.
PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre...

PLUNKETT, Grace. Doctors Recommend It. An Abbey Theatre Tonic in 12 Doses. Illustrated. Foreword by T.C. Murray. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1930. Oblong quarto. pp. [29]. Cream coarse linen, title on green printed label on upper cover. Edition limited to 500 copies. A fine copy in repaired dust jacket. Grace Vandeleur […]

950.00
READ, Charles A. & TYNAN HICKSON, Katherine: The Cabinet of Irish Literature.
READ, Charles A. & TYNAN HICKSON, Katherine: The...

“A PRICELESS IRISH TREASURE A MINE OF BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION” The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selected from the works of the Chief Poets, Orators, and Prose Writers of Ireland. With biographical sketches and literary notices. Preface by T.P. O’Connor. Illustrated with engraved portraits. New edition revised and greatly extended by Katherine Tynan Hinkson. Four volumes. London, […]

275.00
Rocky Marciano - The Art of Bodybuilding (Signed).
Rocky Marciano – The Art of Bodybuilding (Signed).

SIGNED ‘TO BILL’ ROCKY MARCIANO First edition, first issue 1957. ‘Rocky Marciano and Charley Goldman – About This Book’ We have written this book primarily for boys and young men who want to improve their bodies and who want their facts in the most condensed form possible. For this reason we have reduced our ideas […]

2,000.00
Seamus Heaney, Beowulf. [SIGNED]
Seamus Heaney, 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]
Seamus Heaney, 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.
Seamus Heaney, Door Into The Dark.

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
Seamus Heaney, Poems and a Memoir. [SIGNED LIMITED EDITION]
Seamus Heaney, Poems and a Memoir. [SIGNED LIMITED...

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.
Seamus Heaney, 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
Shaw, George Bernard - The Intelligent Woman's Guide To Socialism and Capitalism.
Shaw, George Bernard – The Intelligent Woman’s Guide...

Constable and Co., London, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine -. xxxvi, 494, [2] p.; 24 cm. Yellow-green cloth with dark green Celtic knot design on front cover and spine; gilt-stamped spine title and decoration. Lacking dust jacket. Top page edges gilt. Green endpapers. First edition, first printing.

125.00
SHAW, George Bernard: Four Plays (The Devil's Disciple, Man and Superman, Pygmalion and Saint Joan).
SHAW, George Bernard: Four Plays (The Devil’s Disciple,...

Bernard Shaw: Four Plays (The Devil’s Disciple, Man and Superman, Pygmalion and Saint Joan) Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Four of the noted playwright’s most-admired works in a single deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library edition. With sepia-toned illustrations by Stan Hunter. […]

125.00
Shaw, George Bernard: TWO PLAYS FOR PURITANS
Shaw, George Bernard: TWO PLAYS FOR PURITANS

Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1979. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. ; 4to 11″ – 13″ tall; Original binding.

275.00
SHAW, George Bernard. Prefaces: Sociological, Political, Religious, Autobiographical.
SHAW, George Bernard. Prefaces: Sociological, Political, Religious, Autobiographical.

SHAW, George Bernard. Prefaces: Sociological, Political, Religious, Autobiographical etc. London: Constable and Company, 1934. Royal octavo. First edition. pp. viii, 802. Bound by Leighton-Straker in black, green and brown morocco with gilt decorations and ‘S’ in gilt on both covers, flat spine titled and dated in gilt, doublures ruled in gilt, brown sprinkled endpapers; red […]

575.00
SHAW, George Bernard. Saint Joan - Inscribed Limited Edition.
SHAW, George Bernard. Saint Joan – Inscribed Limited...

SHAW, Bernard. Saint Joan. London: Constable, 1924. Folio. pp. vi, 183. Quarter beige cloth over blue and white patterned boards, with paper title labels. Edition limited to 750 copies only. 16 tipped-in plates by Charles Ricketts (13 in colour). Inscribed on half-title: “Inscribed for / Aislinn Dulanty / G. Shaw / Ayot Saint Lawrence / […]

775.00
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard...

SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan with A Short Account of His Life by G.G.S. Engraved frontispieces and title-pages. Two volumes. London: Bagster, 1902. pp. (1) x, 398, (2) v, 416. Titles in red and black. Armorial bookplate of George Saville. Bound by Root & Son??Half red morocco on marbled boards. […]

275.00
[SHERIDAN, Thomas] The Satyrs of Persius.
SHERIDAN, Thomas. The Satyrs of Persius.

IN FINE GRIERSON BINDING FROM THE LIBRARY OF CAPTAIN TOTTENHAM [SHERIDAN, Thomas] The Satyrs of Persius. Translated into English by Thomas Sheridan, D.D. Dublin: Printed by George Grierson, 1728. Post octavo. pp. xvi, [3], 4-101, [1]. Contemporary Irish binding of full red morocco, covers decorated with a gilt floral roll. Spine divided into six panels […]

1,650.00
Sir Paul McCartney: High in the Clouds. Autographed Copy.
Sir Paul McCartney: High in the Clouds. Autographed...

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY Signed Book High in the Clouds. Signed on the half-title page by Sir Paul McCartney who made only one UK signing appearance for the book at Waterstones, Piccadilly on 14th December 2005. This book marks McCartney’s children’s book debut. McCartney is listed as the most successful musician and composer in popular music history. The book is in […]

1,500.00
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross.
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition...

A SUPERB SET OF THE SIGNED LIMITED EDITION SOMERVILLE, E. OE. & ROSS, Violet Martin. The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross. With a forward by Harry Worcester Smith. Sporting Works: Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.; Further Experience of an Irish R.M.; In Mr. Knox’s Country; Dan Russell the Fox; All on the Irish […]

1,265.00
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver's Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in...

SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse. Edited by John Hayward. Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press & New York: Random House, 1934. First Nonesuch edition. pp. xviii, 868. Modern half maroon calf on maroon cloth boards, title, author and year in gilt direct on spine. Original cloth backstrip bound in at end. […]

175.00
[SWIFT, Jonathan] A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit.
SWIFT, Jonathan. A Tale of a Tub. To...

[SWIFT, Jonathan] A Tale of a Tub. To which is added, The Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit. Illustrated with seven hand-coloured plates. 102 London: The Fraser Press, 1970. pp. 198, [1]. Erratum loosely inserted. Tall slim octavo. Edition limited to 1500 copies for sale, this is No. 146. Bound […]

150.00
[SWINBURNE POEMS] Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
SWINBURNE POEMS. Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, with...

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

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

175.00
The Bookshop on the Quay.
The Bookshop on the Quay.

LYNCH, Patricia. The Bookshop on the Quay. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. London: Dent, 1956. First edition. pp. vi, 186. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. A fine copy in priceclipped pictorial dust jacket. Scarce. See illustration on previous page. Patricia Lynch (1898-1972), children’s author, was born in Cork, her childhood memories began in her […]

175.00
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. (From A to B and Back Again): SIGNED by Warhol.
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. (From A to...

New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1975. pp. 241. Quarter orange buckram on yellow paper boards. Signed by Andy Warhol with his initials on half-title. A fine copy in dustjacket.

750.00
THE TAIN
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
The Tain: Kinsella Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY.
The Tain: Kinsella Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY.

KINSELLA, Thomas & Louis Le BROCQUY. 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 cover, title in white on spine. Library Edition with [all] […]

275.00
Thomas Moore & Mary Shelley Autograph Letter signed from dated at Sloperton, March 31st 1837.
Thomas Moore & Mary Shelley Autograph Letter signed...

IRELAND’S NATIONAL POET TO THE AUTHOR OF FRANKENSTEIN MOORE, Thomas. Autograph Letter signed from Thomas Moore to Mary Shelley dated at Sloperton, March 31st 1837. Four pages quarto, written on one side only with address panel (S. Audley Street, London). Small tears to the edges and at the centre-fold with wax seal. Moore announces his […]

2,500.00
Yeats-Poems
W.B. YEATS, Poems.

Poems. Portrait frontispiece of a young Yeats. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. pp. xv, 322, [1]. Dark blue cloth, with gilt floral design by Althea Gyles on covers and  spine. Presentation inscription on front free end paper. Light foxing to prelims. A very good copy.

375.00
Yeats-Celtic-Twlight
W.B. YEATS, The Celtic Twilight. Inscribed copy.

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. Green ribbed cloth, spine evenly faded. Inscribed ‘With the author’s / best regards, / Feb 19. 94’ on front free end paper. Re-cased. Armorial bookplate of Nigel Sligh. A very […]

2,750.00
WALKER, Joseph C. Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards.
WALKER, Joseph C. Historical Memoirs of the Irish...

WALKER, Joseph C. Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards; an Historical Essay on the Dress of the Ancient and Modern Irish; and a Memoir on the Armour and Weapons of the Irish. Two volumes. 141 Dublin: Printed by J. Christie, 170, James’s-Street, 1818. Second edition. pp. (1) xiv, [1], 400, [34 (Lamentations with music), 6 […]

375.00
WALTERS, L.D'O. The Year's at the Spring. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
WALTERS, L.D’O. The Year’s at the Spring. Illustrated...

The Year’s at the Spring. An Anthology of Recent Poetry. Compiled by L.D’O. Walters and Illustrated by Harry Clarke. With an Introduction by Harold Monro. London: Harrap, 1920. First edition. Quarto. pp. 128. Beige cloth, title and decoration in blue and red on upper cover and spine. A good copy in rare dust jacket. Harry […]

275.00
WARREN, Geoffrey. Elixir of Life.
WARREN, Geoffrey. Elixir of Life.

WARREN, Geoffrey. Elixir of Life {Uisge Beatha}. Being a slight account of the romantic rise to fame of a great House [John Jameson]. Decorated by Harry Clarke. Dublin: John Jameson & Son Limited, 1925. Small quarto. pp. [iv], 17. Two leaves in superb facsimile. Recent quarter linen on grey papered boards with original printed title […]

685.00
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