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[ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery.
[ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House...

THE PERCEVALS OF CORK [ANDERSON, James] A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery; in its Different Branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval, and Gournay. With plates, numerous genealogical tables and coats-of-arms throughout the text. London: Printed by H. Woodfall, jun. 1742. pp. (1) [2], xxix, [1], 445, 3 (plates), (2) 448-533, [1], [19] mezzotint portraits, […]

1,250.00
[RIGHTS OF MAN] A Brief Inquiry into the Natural Rights of Man.
[RIGHTS OF MAN] A Brief Inquiry into the...

[RIGHTS OF MAN] A Brief Inquiry into the Natural Rights of Man; his Duties and Interests: with an outline of the Principles, Laws, and Institutions by which Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity may be realized throughout the world. London: James Watson, 1852. 12mo. pp. 72. Printed wrappers. Spine rebacked. Pencil inscription on titlepage suggests ‘James B. […]

150.00
1798: A Bicentenary Perspective.
1798: A Bicentenary Perspective.

Keough-Notre Dame Center., 2003. Reprinted from: . Comprises a checklist of publications since 1900 on Ireland 1790s, the United Irishmen, and the rebellion. This is only a list, with no accompanying text. — Softcover, 61 pages. Condition: very good. [L1 6D]

150.00
A Collection of Broadsides & Pamphlets from the renowned Closet Press at Trinity College.
A Collection of Broadsides & Pamphlets from the...

[CLOSET PRESS] A Collection of Broadsides and Pamphlets from the renowned Closet Press at Trinity College, Dublin: 1. [SPECIMEN] Specimen of Printing Types barely available at Trinity Closet Press. Dublin: Printed at the Trinity Closet Press on the occasion of its Christening, November 1973, in the presence of the Sponsors School of Printing, Bolton Street […]

2,350.00
A complete set of Rep of Ireland programmes from Euro 88
A complete set of Rep of Ireland programmes...

A complete set of Rep of Ireland programmes from Euro 88. In fine condition and vey rare. 🇮🇪 v England 12 June 1988 🇮🇪 v Soviet Union 15 June 1988 🇮🇪 v Holland 18 June 1988

250.00
A Connacht Man’s Ramble.
A Connacht Man’s Ramble.

COSTELLO, Willie. Recollections of growing up in rural Ireland of the thirties and forties. With an introduction by Dr. Tom Mitchell. Illustrated by Gerry O’Donovan and front cover watercolour by James MacIntyre. Map on end-papers. Dublin: De Búrca, 2002. Fourth edition. pp. xii, 211. Illustrated French flaps. A deeply personal collection of memories and a […]

15.00
A Dictionary of Bookplates of Irish Medical Doctors.
A Dictionary of Bookplates of Irish Medical Doctors.

MARTIN, Edward A. With short biographies. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2003. pp. xiv, 160. Illustrated boards. Published by De Burca Rare Books.

36.00
A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938.
A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde...

[HYDE KENNEDY PHOTOGRAPH] A fine press photograph of President Douglas Hyde and Joseph P. Kennedy, American Ambassador to Britain at the Vice-Regal Lodge in the Phoenix Park, 8th July, 1938. . [153 x 205mm]. Stamp of Keystone Press Agency, Fleet Street, on verso. In very good condition. During his visit Kennedy met with the papal […]

275.00
A History of Irish Flags from earliest times.
A History of Irish Flags from earliest times.

HAYES-McCOY, G.A. Profusely illustrated. Dublin: Academy, 1979. Quarto. pp. 240. Brown arlen, title in black on spine. A fine copy in very good dust jacket. Since the dawn of Irish history, numerous wars, invasions, rebellions, political movements and upheavals have plagued our land; it is therefore to be expected that the history of Irish flags and emblems is […]

225.00
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 Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc.
A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit...

A HAPPY PARSON’S BOOK WITH HAND-COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole]. 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 in the style of Birdsall […]

1,250.00
A manuscript promissory note signed by P.H. Pearse & Thomas MacDonaghto the Royal Bank of Ireland
A manuscript promissory note signed by P.H. Pearse...

A manuscript promissory note to the Royal Bank of Ireland, dated 22 March 1913, handwritten by Pearse and signed by both Pearse and MacDonagh, promising to be jointly and severally liable for the repayment of £29 sterling to the bank (value received), three months after date of signing. On a slip of unheaded paper bearing […]

12,500.00
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A Splendid Resistance [Hardback]

MacEVILLY, Michael. A Life of IRA Chief of Staff Dr. Andy Cooney. Foreword by Sean O Mahony. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2011. pp. xix, 427.The appointment of Andy (Andrew) Cooney as Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) while still a medical student was the highpoint of a military career which began in […]

50.00
McEvelly-Secial
A Splendid Resistance. [LIMITED EDITION]

MacEVILLY, Michael. A Splendid Resistance. A Life of IRA Chief of Staff Dr. Andy Cooney. Foreword by Sean O Mahony. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, 2011. pp. xix, 427. Limited edition of 50 copies in full green morocco gilt, in slipcase. The appointment of Andy (Andrew) Cooney as Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army […]

225.00
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
[ACADEMIAE OXONIENSIS] Academiæ Oxoniensis Gratulatio Pro Exoptato Serenissimi Regis Guilielmi ex Hibernia Reditu.
ACADEMIAE OXONIENSIS. Academiæ Oxoniensis Gratulatio Pro Exoptato Serenissimi...

[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. […]

675.00
[ACHILLES] Log of H.M.S. Achilles. Commanded by Captain A.C.F. Heneage, afterwards Admiral Heneage.
ACHILLES. Log of H.M.S. Achilles. Commanded by Captain...

ACHILLES. Log of H.M.S. Achilles. Commanded by Captain A.C.F. Heneage, afterwards Admiral Heneage. Kept by F. Hammond. February 4th 1880 – November 1881. The log then continues for H.M.S. Diamond from November 1881 to March 30th 1882. Illustrated with several tipped in pen and pencil charts with signals. Small folio volume bound in full vellum […]

1,500.00
An ‘Antiquarian Craze’
An ‘Antiquarian Craze’

LOHAN, Máire. An ‘Antiquarian Craze’. The life, times and work in archaeology of Patrick Lyons R.I.C. (1861-1954). Dublin: By Éamonn De Búrca for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2008. pp. xiv, 192. Illustrated. Fine in coloured illustrated stiff wraps. Born in 1861, Sgt. Patrick Lyons, ‘The Antiquarian Policeman’, served with the Royal Irish Constabulary from 1886 – […]

19.50
An Irish Flower Garden Replanted.
An Irish Flower Garden Replanted.

NELSON, E. Charles & WALSH, Wendy F. The Histories of Some of Our Garden Plants. With coloured and Chinese ink illustrations by Wendy F. Walsh. Second edition revised and enlarged. Dublin: Edmund Burke Publisher, 1997. pp. x, 276. “This book has been out of print for almost a decade, and in the intervening years many […]

65.00
AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland.
AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour...

AN OXONIAN [S. Reynolds Hole] A Little Tour in Ireland. Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connamara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc. Illustrated with large coloured frontispiece and numerous other illustrations by John Leech. London: Bradbury, n.d. Small quarto. pp. vi, 203. Maroon decorated cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. […]

175.00
Andy Warhol: Autographed art book photograph of Mick Jagger.
Andy Warhol: Autographed art book photograph of Mick...

Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987) Colour art book photograph in Warhol’s 1975 painting of Rolling Stones Mick Jagger. American Painter, filmmaker and leader of the pop movement Warhol spent most of his time making individual portraits of the rich and famous. Framed, 7” x 7” Signed on the lower left hand side in black felf-tip. […]

950.00
Treaty of Friendship and Alliance
ANGLO-PORTUGUESE TREATY. Treaty of Friendship and Alliance between...

[ANGLO-PORTUGUESE TREATY] Treaty of Friendship and Alliance between His Britannic Majesty and His Royal Highness the Prince Regent of Portugal. Signed at Rio de Janeiro, the 19th of February 1810. Published by authority. Signed: Strangford [and] Conde de Linhares. 128 London: Printed by A. Strahan, Printers-Street, Gough Square 1810. pp. 13, [1]. Parallel English and […]

285.00
Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters.
Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the...

O’DONOVAN, John. Ed. by. Annála Ríoghachta Éireann – Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters. From the earliest times to the year 1616. Edited from the manuscript in the Royal Irish Academy and Trinity College Dublin, with copious historical, topographical and genealogical notes and with special emphasis on place-names. Seven large vols. […]

865.00
Annals-Ulster
Annals of Ulster.

HENNESSY, William M. & MacCARTHY, B. Ed. by.  The Annals of Ulster, otherwise Annala Senait. A chronicle of Irish Affairs from A.D. 431 to A.D. 1540. With translation, notes, and index. New introduction by Nollaig Ó Muraíle. Dublin: De Búrca, 1998. Four volumes. Full buckram gilt in slipcase. The important Annals of Ulster compiled by […]

285.00
ANNESLEY, The Earl. Beautiful and Rare Trees and Plants.
ANNESLEY, The Earl. Beautiful and Rare Trees and...

ANNESLEY, The Earl. Beautiful and Rare Trees and Plants. With seventy illustrations from photographs taken at Castlewellan. London: Country Life, n.d. (c.1903). Quarto. pp. 97, 70 (plates). Edition limited to three hundred numbered copies. Green cloth, title and heraldic device in gilt on upper cover ruled by a single gilt fillet. Edition limited to 300 […]

575.00
[ANTROBUS, Benjamin] Buds and Blossoms of Piety, With some Fruit of the Spirit of Love.
ANTROBUS, Benjamin. Buds and Blossoms of Piety, With...

[ANTROBUS, Benjamin] Buds and Blossoms of Piety, With some Fruit of the Spirit of Love: and Directions to the Divine Wisdom. Being a Collection of Papers written by B.A. INSCRIBED BY MARY LEADBEATER London: Luke Hinde, 1766. Fifth edition. pp. 115, 5 (Hinde’s list). Contemporary worn full calf with blind floral roll along spine on […]

685.00
ATKINSON, Robert. The Passions and the Homilies from the Leabhar Breac: Text, Translation, and Glossary.
ATKINSON, Robert. The Passions and the Homilies from...

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
Baker, C.A. Souvenir of Ninety-Four (Australian and Malayan)
Baker, C.A. Souvenir of Ninety-Four (Australian and Malayan).

Gift Battle-Planes which helped us to Victory, August 4th 1914 to November 11th 1918 London: The Field Press, 1920. 4to. pp. [x], 148. Limited edition printed for private circulation only. The titlepage drawn and illuminated by Fred Leist. Signed and inscribed by the author. Original full vellum, title in gilt on upper cover and spine, […]

675.00
BARCLAY, John. Barclay his Argenis. Or, The Loves of Polyarchus & Argenis.
BARCLAY, John. Barclay his Argenis. Or, The Loves...

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
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.
BAYLY, Thomas. Certamen Religiosum: or, A Conference between...

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. […]

3,500.00
Beauty Spots in the South-East of Ireland.
Beauty Spots in the South-East of Ireland.

REDMOND, C.P. Beauty Spots in the South-East of Ireland … and how to see them by Car and Cycle. With precise Road Map, and Illustrations from Photographs and Drawings, specially executed for this publication. London and Dublin: Henry Gaze. Waterford: C.P. Redmond, 1901. First edition. pp. 176, 38 (adverts). Publisher’s pictorial red cloth. Some wear […]

135.00
[BEDELL, William] Leabhuir na Seintiomna ar na ttarruing go Gaidhlg tre churam agus dhuthracht an Doctuir Uilliam Bedel ... The Books of the Old Testament translated into Irish.
BEDELL, William. Leabhuir na Seintiomna ar na ttarruing...

[BEDELL, William] Leabhuir na Seintiomna ar na ttarruing go Gaidhlg tre churam agus dhuthracht an Doctuir Uilliam Bedel … The Books of the Old Testament translated into Irish by the care and diligence of Doctor William Bedel, Late Bishop of Kilmore in Ireland, for the publick good of that Nation. London: 1685. Quarto. pp. [2], […]

3,750.00
[BEER, Johann Christopher] Das Neu-Geharnischte Groß-Britannien
BEER, Johann Christopher. Das Neu-Geharnischte Groß-Britannien, Das ist:...

[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
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
Leabhar na Nornaightheadh Ccomhchoitchionn
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER IN IRISH. Leabhar na...

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
BOOK OF FENAGH
BOOK OF FENAGH

[BOOK OF FENAGH] The Book of Fenagh in Irish and English, originally compiled by St. Caillin, Archbishop, Abbot and Founder of Fenagh, alias Dunbally of Moy-Rein, tempore St. Patricii; with the contractions resolved, and … the original text restored. Carefully revised, indexed and copiously annotated by W.M. Hennessy and done into English by D.H. Kelly. […]

475.00
[BOOK OF LINDISFARNE] Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis.
BOOK OF LINDISFARNE. Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis.

SUPERB SET – LIMITED TO 680 COPIES [BOOK OF LINDISFARNE] Evangeliorum Quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis. Two volumes. Olten & Lausanne: 1956-1959. Imperial folio. Bound in full and half vellum parchment with red and black lettering. Edition limited to 680 numbered copies. A fine set in slipcase. Very scarce. The inhabitants of the border country of England […]

3,750.00
BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland - Special edition limited to 15 sets
BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland –...

BORLASE, William G. The Dolmens of Ireland. Their distribution, structural characteristics, and affinities in other countries; together with the folk-lore attaching to them; supplemented by considerations on the anthropology, ethnology, and traditions of the Irish people. With over 800 illustrations (including 3 colouredplates), and 4 colouredfolding maps. Three volumes. Bound in full green morocco title […]

1,250.00
BOUHÉREAU, Élie. Traité D'Origéne Contre Celse. Ou défence de la Religion Chrétienne contre les accusations des Païens.
BOUHÉREAU, Élie. Traité D’Origéne Contre Celse. Ou défence...

BOUHÉREAU, Élie. Traité D’Origéne Contre Celse. Ou défence de la Religion Chrétienne contre les accusations des Païens. Traduit du grec par Elie Bouchéreau. Engraved frontispiece. A Amsterdam, chez Henry Desbordes, marchand libraire, dans le Kalver-straat, 1700. Quarto. pp. [xxx], 480; wanting final two leaves containing the errata and index to the notes (see Burnet), but […]

1,250.00
BOURK, Hubert. The Information of Hubert Bourk Gent Touching the Popish Plot in Ireland.
BOURK, Hubert. The Information of Hubert Bourk Gent...

BOURK, Hubert. The Information of Hubert Bourk Gent Touching the Popish Plot in Ireland, carried on by the Conspiracies of the Earl of Tyrone. 900 London, Printed for Randolph Taylor, and are by him sold, at his House, near Stationers-Hall, [1680]. Folio. pp. [vii], 27. Very good in recent qtr. morocco. Like so much of […]

350.00
BOWE, Nicola Gordon. Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art.
BOWE, Nicola Gordon. Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art.

BOWE, Nicola Gordon. Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art. Prospectus for the book of the same name, to be issued as a signed limited edition. 908 REFERENCE WORKS Mountrath: Dolmen Press, 1982. L4 File B 1982 REFERBOWE, Nicola Gordon.

65.00
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. A Treatise of the Art of War.
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. A Treatise of...

BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. A Treatise of the Art of War: Dedicated to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty. With engraved plates. London: in the Savoy, by T.N. for Henry Herringham, 1677. Folio. pp. [xiv], 206. Contemporary full panelled calf, spine expertly rebacked, title in gilt on red morocco letter-piece. An unusually large paper copy […]

2,650.00
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. Parthenissa, That Most Fam'd Romance.
BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. Parthenissa, That Most...

BOYLE, Roger Earl of Orrery. Parthenissa, That Most Fam’d Romance. The Six Volumes Compleat. Composed By The Right Honourable The Earl of Orrery. London: Printed by T.N. for Henry Herringham, at the Blue Anchor in the Lower-Walk of the New Exchange, 1676. Folio. pp. [4], 403, [3], 485-808 (i.e. 730, with printer’s error in pagination). […]

1,450.00
BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland.
BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland.

BRASH, Richard Rolt. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland, to the Close of the Twelfth Century; accompanied by interesting historical and antiquarian notices of numerous Ancient Remains of that period. With fifty-four plates. Dublin: W.B. Kelly, 1875. Quarto. pp. xii, 174 (double column), [54] leaves of plates. Original blue cloth over bevelled boards, title with gilt […]

285.00
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first edition].
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first...

SIGNED FIRST EDITION New York: Doubleday, 2003. First edition. Black paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Dan Brown on titlepage. A very good copy.  

275.00
Memoirs of the Life
BUDGELL, E. Esq. Memoirs of the Life and...

Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Earl of Orrery, and of the Family of the Boyles. Containing several curious facts, and pieces of history, from the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, to the present times: extracted from original papers and manuscripts, never yet printed. With a short account of the controversy between the late […]

275.00
Burke People and Places.
Burke People and Places.

BOURKE [de Búrca], Éamonn. With clan location maps, illustrations and 50 pages of genealogies. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for Edmund Burke Publisher and Whitegate, Ballinakella Press, 2001. Fourth. pp. 173. Fine in stiff illustrated wraps. Enlarged with an extra 35 pages of genealogies. Published by De Burca Rare Books.

20.00
BURKE, Rev. William Canon. History of Clonmel.
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. […]

575.00
A Letter from a Gentleman in Dublin
BUSH, John. Hibernia Curiosa. A Letter from a...

[BUSH, John] Hibernia Curiosa. A Letter from a Gentleman in Dublin, to his friend at Dover in Kent. Giving a General View of the Manners, Customs, Dispositions, &c., of the Inhabitants of Ireland. With occasional Observations on the State of Trade and Agriculture in that Kingdom. And including an Account of some of its most […]

395.00
CAMDEN, William. Britannia, sive Florentissimorum Regnorvm Angliae, Scotiae, Hibernia.
CAMDEN, William. Britannia, sive Florentissimorum Regnorvm Angliae, Scotiae,...

CAMDEN, William. Britannia, sive Florentissimorum Regnorvm Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio: Nunc postremò recognita, plurimis locis magna accessione adaucta, & Tabulis Chorographicis illustrata. Guilielmo Camdeno Authore. Londini: [Printed by Eliot’s Court Press] Impensis Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1607. First edition thus – the first publication of Camden’s Britannia […]

8,750.00
CARLISLE, Nicholas. A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland.
CARLISLE, Nicholas. A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland.

CARLISLE, Nicholas. A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland; Exhibiting The Names of the several Cities, Towns, Parishes, and Villages, with the Barony, County and Province to which they respectively belong. The Valuation and Present State of the Ecclesiastical Benefices. The Distance and Bearing of every Place from the nearest Post-Office, and of the Post Offices from […]

675.00
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CARLYLE, Thomas. Reminiscences of My Irish Journey in...

CARLYLE, Thomas. Reminiscences of My Irish Journey in 1849. With a preface by J.A. Froude. London: Sampson Low, 1882. pp. vii, 263. Half green morocco over marbled boards, spine divided into six panels by five raised bands with gilt dots, title and author in gilt direct in the second and third, the remainder tooled in […]

225.00
CARPENTER, H. Bernard. American Character and Influence.
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 […]

575.00
CARR, John Esq. The 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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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 AND CAREW PAPERS
CARTE AND CAREW PAPERS

[CARTE AND CAREW PAPERS] Report to the Right Honourable The Master of the Rolls Upon the Carte and Carew Papers in the Bodleian and Lambeth Libraries. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, 1864. First edition. pp. 101. Original green cloth, title in gilt on upper cover. Armorial bookplate of Exeter City Library on front […]

275.00
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
CARVE, Thomas. Lyra Sive Anacephalaeosis Hibernica
CARVE, Thomas. Lyra Sive Anacephalaeosis Hibernica, In qua...

CARVE, Thomas. Lyra Sive Anacephalaeosis Hibernica, In qua De Exordio, seu Origine, nomine, moribus, ritibusque Gentis Hibernicae Succincte tractatur; cui quoque accessere Annales Ejusdem Hiberniae, Nec non Rerum gestarum per Europam ab Anno 1148. Usque ad Annum1650. Editio secundo … Authore R.D. Thoma Carve, de Mobernan Tipperariensi, Sacerdote & Notario Apostolico. With seven plates, including […]

6,750.00
Cashel of the Kings.
Cashel of the Kings.

GLEESON, Rev. John. A History of the Ancient Capital of Munster from the date of its foundation until the present day. Including historical notices of the Kings of Cashel from the 4th century to the 12th century. The succession of bishops and archbishops from St. Ailbe to the present day. Notices of the principal abbeys […]

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA -The Life and Exploits of Don Quixote de la Mancha.
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA -The Life and Exploits of Don...

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA (Miguel de). The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the Original Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, by Charles Jarvis, Esq. Now Carefully Revised and Corrected; with a New Translation of the Spanish Poetry. To which is Prefixed a Copious and New Life of Cervantes. […]

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CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d'Angleterre.
CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d’Angleterre.

CHANTREAU, Pierre-Nicolas. Voyage dans les trois Royaumes d’Angleterre, d’Ecosse et d’Irlande, fait en 1788 et 1789. Ouvrage dans lequel on trouve tout ce qu’il y a plus intéressant sur les moeurs des habitans de la Grande-Bretagne, leur population, leurs opinions religieuses, leurs préjugés, leurs usages, leur constitution politique, leurs forces de terre et de mer, […]

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An Autographed Letter Signed from John O'Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant
Charles Stuart Parnell: Framed Display. An Autographed Letter...

PARNELL REBUKED BY ULYSSES S. GRANT PARNELL, Charles Stewart – Framed Display. An Autographed Letter Signed from John O’Connor Power to General Ulysses S. Grant, October 1st., 1879. Also signed and inscribed ”Chas. Stewart Parnell M.P. for County Meath”. The letter requesting to present the General with an address from the people of Ireland to […]

1,250.00
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

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COULTER, Henry. The West of Ireland: its Existing Condition, and Prospects.
COULTER, Henry. The West of Ireland: its Existing...

Illustrated with thirty-four lithographic plates (some coloured) and one folding map. Dublin: Hodges & Smith, 1862. pp. xii, 372, 20 (adverts). Pebbled green cloth, title in gilt on spine, Hibernia and Britannia in gilt on upper cover and in blind on lower. Previous owner’s signature on half title. Recased. A very good copy. Scarce. This […]

475.00
CROKER, Thomas Crofton. A Walk from London to Fulham.
CROKER, Thomas Crofton. A Walk from London to...

CROKER, Thomas Crofton. A Walk from London to Fulham. By the late Thomas Crofton Croker. Revised and edited by his son, T.F. Dillon Croker. With additional illustrations by F.W. Fairholt. 141 London: William Tegg, 1860. pp. xx, [1], 22-256. Contemporary half black morocco over marbled boards, spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised […]

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[CROWE, E.E.] To-Day in Ireland.
CROWE, E.E. To-Day in Ireland.

[CROWE, E.E.] To-Day in Ireland. Three volumes. London: Printed for Charles Knight, 1825. First edition. pp. (1) [ii], 291, (2) [ii], 319, (3) [ii], 305. Bound in contemporary half calf on marbled boards, title and volume number in gilt on double maroon morocco labels on elaborate gilt decorated spine. With the armorial bookplates of Richard […]

575.00
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CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator...

CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator His Life and Times, Political and Social. Illustrated. Kenmare Publications, 1872. Quarto. pp. l, 803, 27 (list of subscribers, 8 publisher’s list). Lithograph frontispiece and half-title. Text within a decorative border. Green cloth over bevelled boards. Upper cover elaborately decorated in gilt with an  inter-lacing Celtic design, […]

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CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator: his Life and Times, Political and Social.  Two volumes. Illustrated
CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator:...

CUSACK, M.F. [The Nun of Kenmare] The Liberator: his Life and Times, Political and Social. Two volumes. Illustrated. Kenmare Publications: n.d.(c.1870). pp. (1) xlviii, [2], 354. (2) viii, [4], 355-774. Bound in modern quarter calf on brown buckram boards, title and volume number in gilt on morocco labels on spines. All edges marbled. A very […]

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CUSACK, Mary Francis. An Illustrated History of Ireland: from the Earliest Period.
CUSACK, Mary Francis. An Illustrated History of Ireland:...

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 Ireland (Hand-Coloured Set)
D’ALTON, John. The History of Ireland (Hand-Coloured Set)

D’ALTON, John. The History of Ireland. From the earliest period to the year 1245, when The Annals of Boyle, which are adopted and embodied as the running text authority, terminate: with a brief essay on the native annalist, and other sources for illustrating Ireland, and full statistical and historical notices of the Barony of Boyle. […]

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D'ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin.
D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of...

D’ALTON, John. The History of the County of Dublin. 87 Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1838. pp. viii, 943. A prodigious work in which the author explores in great detail the history, topography, and genealogy; providing useful knowledge on every nook and cranny of the metropolitan county. 1838

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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. […]

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DALTON, Charles Ed. by. King Charles The Second’s Irish Army Lists, 1661 - 1685.
DALTON, Charles Ed. by. King Charles The Second’s...

LIMITED EDITION DALTON, Charles Ed. by. King Charles The Second’s Irish Army Lists, 1661 – 1685.Dublin: De Búrca, 2000. Second. pp. xxxiv, 176. Fine facsimile limited edition in quarter morocco gilt, head and tail bands, in slipcase. Signed and numbered by the publisher. The original edition was published for private circulation and was limited to […]

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DAY, Robert. Books printed in Cork XVII, XVIII, XIX, centuries.
DAY, Robert. Books printed in Cork XVII, XVIII,...

DAY, Robert. Books printed in Cork XVII, XVIII, XIX, centuries. Robert Day, F.S.A. Cork. Titled on page 1: ‘Cork Printed Books / At Myrtle Hill 1904’. Manuscript Notebook, octavo, with forty-three pages of titles from the library of Robert Day, written in his own neat forward-slanting hand. Black leatherette, with diamond shaped engraved label of […]

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DE COURCY IRELAND, John. History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
DE COURCY IRELAND, John. History of Dun Laoghaire...

DE COURCY IRELAND, John. History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. With numerous illustrations and maps. Dublin: By Éamonn de Búrca, for Edmund Burke Publisher, 2002. Second edition. pp. xiv, 184. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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DEERY Patsy: IRISH MAYFLIES: A FLY-FISHER'S GUIDE.
DEERY Patsy: IRISH MAYFLIES: A FLY-FISHER’S GUIDE.

Ken Smith Publishing. Yeadon, West Yorkshire. 2007 1st edition. Two volume de luxe issue. Large 8vo (178 x 252mm). Ppxiv,166. Colour frontispiece photograph of the author, colour plates of flies. Full dark red morocco gilt, raised bands. Dark red leather and cloth slipcase. Edition limited to 65 copies in total. Very fine two-volume set in […]

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DERRICKE, John. The Image of Irelande with a Discoverie of Woodkerne.
DERRICKE, John. The Image of Irelande with a...

With an introduction, translation and glossary by David B. Quin. Preface by Liam Miller and foreword by John A. Gamble. With twelve folding woodcut illustrations. Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1985. Quarto. pp. xxx, 220, 1 (2 plates). Quarter vellum on blue boards. Limited to 286 copies for sale. A fine copy in slipcase. Scarce. The author […]

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[DOUAY BIBLE] The Holy Catholic Bible. The Holy Bible, Translated from the Latin Vulgate.
DOUAY BIBLE – The Holy Catholic Bible. The...

DUBLIN ARMORIAL BINDING [DOUAY BIBLE] The Holy Catholic Bible. The Holy Bible, Translated from the Latin Vulgate: diligently compared with the Hebrew, Greek and other editions in divers Languages. The Old Testament, first published by the English College at Douay, A.D. 1609. And The New Testament, first published by the English College at Rheims, A.D. […]

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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 […]

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DUFT, Johannes & MEYER, Peter. The Irish Miniatures in the Abbey Library of St. Gall.
DUFT, Johannes & MEYER, Peter. The Irish Miniatures...

With 19 plates in colour and 24 in mono. Berne: Urs Graf-Verlag, 1954. Large quarto. Bound in full pigskin with Celtic design blind tooling. Edition limited to 600 copies. A very good copy. Very rare. St. Gall in Switzerland takes its name from the Irish saint, the companion of St. Columbanus, who remained behind and […]

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Eamonn de Valera - Taoiseach's Broadcast to the Nation.
Eamonn de Valera – Taoiseach’s Broadcast to the...

[DE VALERA, Eamon] Taoiseach’s Broadcast to the Nation. Reprinted from ”The Irish Press”, Thursday 17th May 1945. Dublin: 1945. 8 pp. Quarto, with photo of De Valera at the microphone. Edges frayed, paper repair to spine. Dev’s celebrated reply to Churchill’s complaint about Irish neutrality during the War – in terms of popular support, perhaps […]

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EAMONN DE VALERA: J.F.K‘s visit to Ireland Air Force One Autographed Pamphlet.
EAMONN DE VALERA: J.F.K‘s visit to Ireland Air...

Originally purchased from the estate of a former Air Force One pilot, who flew Kennedy to Ireland. EAMONN DE VALERA (1882 – 1975) Air Force One Autographed  Pamphlet.     John F. Kennedy ‘s visit to Ireland was a truly historical event. This original pamphlet with the American Presidential Seal and Air Force One logo bears the signature […]

1,250.00
EASTER RISING POSTCARDS A very substantial collection of 108 postcards of the leading participants in the Easter Rebellion.
EASTER RISING POSTCARDS A very substantial collection of...

EASTER RISING POSTCARDS A very substantial collection of 108 postcards of the leading participants in the Easter Rebellion and scenes in Dublin after the destruction of the heart of the city. Published by the noted Dublin photographers of the day: Valentines, Powells, Curran, Cashman, etc. Patriots: Thomas Ashe, Roger Casement, Eamonn Ceannt, Thomas J. Clarke, […]

2,450.00
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
Edward-Young
Edward Young. The Works of the author of...

OUNG, Edward. The Works of the author of the Night-Thoughts. Revised and corrected by himself. Frontispiece. Three volumes. London: Dodsley, etc. 1792. Bound in contemporary tree calf with a red goatskin backstrip. Covers decorated with a single outer gilt fillet; flat spine divided into six compartments, title and volume number in gilt on black morocco […]

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[EGAN, Pierce] Real Life in Ireland or, The Day and Night Scenes.
EGAN, Pierce. Real Life in Ireland or, The...

EGAN, Pierce. Real Life in Ireland or, The Day and Night Scenes, Roving, Rambles and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Botheration and Blarney of Brian Boru, Esq. , and his Elegant Friend Sir Shawn O’Dogherty. Exhibiting a Real Picture of Characters, Manners, &c. in High and Low Life, in Dublin and Various Parts of Ireland. Nineteen hand-coloured […]

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ERIGENA [Johannes Scotus] Joannis Scoti Erigenae De Divisione Naturae.
ERIGENA [Johannes Scotus] Joannis Scoti Erigenae De Divisione...

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 […]

5,750.00
Estates and Landed Society in Galway by Patrick MELVIN.
Estates and Landed Society in Galway by Patrick...

MELVIN, Patrick. Estates and Landed Society in Galway. With a foreword by Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, December, 2012. pp. 512. Full buckram gilt. And a limited edition of 50 copies only in full goatskin. This work is based on a Trinity College Dublin Ph.D. thesis prepared under the direction of […]

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Estates and Landed Society in Galway
Estates and Landed Society in Galway. [LIMITED EDITION]

MELVIN, Patrick. With a foreword by Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin. Illustrated. Dublin: De Búrca, December, 2012. pp. 512. Full buckram gilt. And a limited edition of 50 copies only in full goatskin. This work is based on a Trinity College Dublin Ph.D. thesis prepared under the direction of Professor L.M. Cullen. It investigates and […]

255.00
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