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- Black's Picturesque Tourist of Ireland

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription on half title. A little pencilled marginal writing. 423 pages + 112 pages of adverts. Folding frontispiece map of Ireland. Several other folding maps and plans.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1880, Sixteenth Edition
£25.00

- The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland Part IV Vol. XXXI

Softback. A good copy. Unopened. Small pieces missing at spine ends. Articles on "Occupation of the County of Galway by the Anglo-Normans After 1237", "The King's and Queen's Corporation for the Linen Manufacture in Ireland", "The Christian Sepulchral Leacs and Free-Standing Crosses of the Dublin Half-Barony of Rathdown" etc.
Published : Hodges, Figgis & Co, Dublin 1901,
£10.00

MacHaffie Fraser G. - The Short Sea Route

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,286. 106 illustrations. Map end-papers. The story of the short sea routes between Scotland and Ireland from 1600 onwards.
Published : T.Stephenson & Sons Ltd, Prescot, Merseyside 1975, First Edition
£6.00

O' Riordain John J. - Where Araglen So Gently Flows : A Story of Munster and of Ireland as Unfolded Through Life Around Kiskeam in Dunhallow, Co. Cork

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. 368 pages. Illustrations. Maps.
Published : Published By the Author, Limerick City 2007, Second Edition
£25.00

Rosenthal T.G. - The Art of Jack B.Yeats

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,308. 244 plates of which 111 are in colour. Frontispiece and 38 figures. An excellent Introduction to the work of one of Ireland's greatest artists.
Published : Andre Deutsch, London 2003, Reprint
£35.00

Yeats, W.B. - The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, Vol. 2: 1896-1900

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.lxxxi,790. 8 pages of illustrations. 8 figures. "This volume, with its valuable biographical and thematic appendices, will be indispensable to anyone interested in the development of modern poetry, Irish drama and cultural history."
Published : Oxford University Press 2000, Reprint
£58.00

"Moy" - Us Cats Drawings from Nature & Verses

Nd. but gift inscription is dated 1937. A very good copy in decorated yellow card covers. 18 pages. 9 attractive line drawings of cats. One of the "Saint George Series" of booklets.
Published : Alexander Moring Ltd. The De La More Press, London, First Edition
£15.00

Allison R.S. - The Seeds of Time Being a Short History of the Belfast General and Royal Hospital 1850/1903

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Pp.xx,318. Tables. Illustrations. 17 Appendices.
Published : Brough Cox & Dunn Ltd., Belfast 1972, First Edition
£12.00

Anderson Garrett - Brennan's Book

Hardback.. A near fine copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 318 pages. Fine illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A novel of literary lifde in Dublin in the 1950's.
Published : Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£7.00

Bartlett Thomas and Jeffery Keith (Editors) - A Military History of Ireland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Lower board tips just a little bumped. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxv,565. Over 120 illustrations and maps. Described as "a major collaborative study of organised military activity and its broad impact on Ireland over the last thousand years or so, from the middle of the first millennium AD to modern times." [Please note this is a heavy book which will require additional postage outside the UK].
Published : Cambridge University Press 1996, Reprint
£9.00

Bingham Helen E. - An Irish Saint: Life Story of Ann Preston ("Holy Ann")

A good copy in green cloth. Spine lettering faded. Ownership incription on front end-paper. 155pp. Frontispiece and 4 illustrations.
Published : Evangelical Publishers, Toronto 1927, Sixteenth Edition
£6.00

Breen, Colin - The Gaelic Lordship of the O'Sullivan Beare : A Landscape Cultural History

Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. The book itself would be fine but for writing on the title page by a previous owner. 256 pages. Frontispiece and 74 figures. 4 tables. A study of the history and archaeology of a Gaelic Lordship in west Cork.
Published : Four Courts Press Ltd, Dublin 2005, First Edition
£48.00

Bunting Edward - The Ancient Music of Ireland - an Edition Comprising the Three Collections By Edward Bunting Originally Published in 1796, 1809 and 1840

Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows moderate wear and tear to the edges. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Illustrated. Includes almost 300 airs for the Irish harp together with an extensive dissertation on the history and practice of music in Ireland. The airs were arranged by Bunting for the piano but many of the arrangements are also well suited to the harp.
Published : Walton's Piano and Musical Instrument Galleries, Dublin 1969, First Edition Thus
£60.00

Carbery Ethna (Anna MacManus) - The Four Winds of Eirinn: Poems

A good copy in rather soiled card covers. Spine a little chipped. Two stamps of a church on front end-paper. Pp.xi,154. Poems of Ireland.
Published : M.H. Gill & Son, Dublin 1906, Tenth Thousand New Enlarged Edition
£18.00

Carleton William - Valentine M'Clutchy, the Irish Agent: Or the Chronicles of Castle Cumber

Illustrated by Phiz.
Hardback. A fair copy only in the original gilt-decorated green boards. Some wear and tear to the spine. Pp.xii,468. 19 (of 20) illustrations by Phiz, lacking the illustration at page 49 (and with two others transposed). A good reading copy of this tale of the abuses of Irish landlordism.
Published : James Duffy, Dublin 1847,
£20.00

Carney James and Greene David (editors) - Celtic Studies Essays in Memory of Angus Matheson 1912-1962

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one or two very small tears. 182pp. Frontispiece.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1968, First Edition
£12.00

Carson William A. - Ulster and the Irish Republic

Nd. c.1957. A very good copy in the original red cloth lettered in black on upper board. 57pp. The unionist viewpoint on Northern Ireland.
Published : William W. Clelland Ltd, Belfast, First Edition
£5.00

Coe W. E. - The Engineering Industry of the North of Ireland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 224 pages. Illustrations.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, First Edition
£6.00

Corkery Daniel - The Hidden Ireland - A Study of Gaelic Munster in the Eighteenth Century

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper. Some browning to end-papers and page ends. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,321. A classic account of the Munster Gaelic poets of the 18th century.
Published : M. H. Gill and Son, Dublin 1956, Fourth Impression
£30.00

Cosgrove Art (Editor) - A New History of Ireland Volume II : Medieval Ireland, 1169-1534

Hardback. A very good copy in grey cloth lettered in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine but with the lettering clear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.lxii,982. 32 plates. 17 maps. Plan. This very heavy book will require extra postage.
Published : Oxford University Press 1987, First Edition
£70.00

Cowan Samuel K. - Idylls of Ireland Some Celtic Legends Done Into Metre

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 71 pages. Errata slip. A retelling in poetry of 12 celtic legends.
Published : Marcus Ward, London 1896, First Edition
£15.00

De Blacam, Aodh - Gaelic Literature Surveyed

Hardback. Nd. c.1930? A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has small tears at the top of the spine. Some, mainly edge, foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,390. 12 illustrations (on five pages). A study of Irish gaelic literature with a chapter on Scots gaelic and Manx literature.
Published : The Talbot Press, Dublin, Second Edition
£20.00

Deane Arthur (Editor) - The Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society Centenary Volume 1821 - 1921

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a fair dustwrapper substantially complete but with large tears and smallish chips. Small circular stamp at foot of title page and foot of front panel of wrapper. Pp.viii,212 + adverts. Numerous tipped-in illustrations. Described as "a review of the activities of the society for 100 years with historical notes, and memoirs of many distinguished members."
Published : Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society 1924, First Edition
£40.00

Dillon Myles (Editor) - Lebor Na Cert the Book of Rights

Hardback. A near fine copy in the original decorated green cloth. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xxv,194 + map at end and three pages of "Notes on the Map." The book "purports to record the rights of the Irish kings, the king of ireland, the provincial kings, and the tribal kings within each province". It may date from the middle of the eleventh century. Text in Irish Gaelic and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1994, Reprint
£25.00

Egan Ursula et al - Archaeological Inventory of County Sligo Volume I: South Sligo Comprising the Baronies of Corran, Coolavin, Leyny and Tirerrill

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine although the lettering is clearly readable. Ownership inscription on the half-title. Pp.xvi,576. 83 plates (nearly all in colour). Maps. A volume in the Archaeological Survey of Ireland series. This is a very heavy book which will require extra postage.
Published : The Stationery Office, Dublin 2005, First Edition
£45.00

Elliott Robert - Art and Ireland

Hardback. Nd but probably 1st edition of 1902. A good copy in green cloth letterd in gilt on the spine. Top edge gilt. Board tips a little bumped. No ownership inscription. Some browning/foxing to end-papers. Pp.xviii,[2],314 + one page adverts. Frontispiece and eight plates. Preface by Edward Martyn. Includes eccleasiastical architecture, sculpture, stained glass etc.
Published : Sealy, Briers & Walker, Dublin,
£28.00

Fallon Martin (Editor) - The Sketches of Erinensis Selections of Irish Medical Satire 1824-1836

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is slightly faded on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xii,247. Headpieces and two other illustrations in text. Witty and satirical sketches by the Lancet's man in Dublin about Irish medical practice in the early part of the 19th century.
Published : Skilton & Shaw, London 1979, First Edition
£15.00

Faulkner Michael - Still on the Sound: A Seasonal Look at Island Life

Hardback. A very good copy with illustrated front board and photographic endpapers. Signed by author on title page. Numerous colour photographs. 240 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. The wrapper is now protected by a clear, removable, sleeve.The author's life on an island in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland.
Published : Blackstaff Press, Belfast 2009, First Edition
£25.00

Finan, Thomas - A Nation in Medieval Ireland?: Perspectives on Gaelic National Identity in the Middle Ages

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper otherwise near fine. Pp.vii,125. Figures Tables. Chapters include: "Bardic Poetry and National Identity," "Settlement Patterns and National Identity," "Nationality and the Medieval Church in Ireland" and "Legal Systems in Medieval Ireland." This is a title in the British Archaeological Reports series (BAR 367).
Published : Archaeopress, Oxford 2004, First Edition
£35.00

Finn Tomas - Tuairim, Intellectual Debate and Policy Formulation : Rethinking Ireland, 1954-75

Hardback. A near fine copy. Pp.xii,[ii],248. 9 figures. This is an examination of an Irish intellectual movement which was active from 1954 to 1975.
Published : Manchester University Press 2012, First Edition
£15.00

Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth; O'Brien, Caimin - The Medieval Churches of County Offaly

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper and title page. Pp.xiv,186. 21 colour plates. 145 figures. Described as "the first detailed study of the medieval churches of an Irish county---it charts the development and decline of the eccleasiastical sites and church buildings of Offaly over a period of 1700 years."
Published : Government of Ireland 1998, First Edition
£45.00

Flood J. M. - Ireland: Its Saints and Scholars

Hardback. Nd. c. 1920? A good plus copy in blue cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt on front board. Spine lettering dull. Pp.viii,[2],118. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings.
Published : The Talbot Press, Dublin,
£9.00

Foot, Mirjam M. - The Decorated Bindings in Marsh's Library, Dublin

Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xii,130. 8 colour plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. A study of the fine European book bindings - mainly from the 16th-18th centuries- in Marsh's Library, Dublin.
Published : Ashgate Publishing Limited 2004, First Edition
£65.00

Fox Charlotte Milligan - Annals of the Irish Harpers

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and with harp in gilt on upper board. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,[1],320. Six illustrations. Includes a memoir of Edward Bunting in nine chapters, a memoir of Arthur O'Neill in four chapters, three chapters of the diary and letters of Patrick Lynch and chapters on the harp in ancient Ireland, the last harpers, famous harps etc.
Published : John Murray, London 1917,
£85.00

Genet Jacqueline (Editor) - Rural Ireland, Real Ireland?

Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one very small chip. 245 pages. A book of essays which aims "to draw a picture of rural Ireland through Irish literature, from the eighteenth century, through the numerous rich productions of the nineteenth century, up to the present time".
Published : Colin Smythe Ltd. 1996, First Edition
£12.00

Graham William - Deirdre and the Sons of Uisneach - A Scoto-Irish Romance of the First Century A. D.

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in white on upper board and lettered in white on spine. The spine lettering is faded but readable. Bookplate. Pages rather browned. Some ink writing on rear end-paper. 91 pages. Frontispiece. The story, told in prose, of Deirdre and the Sons of Uisneach.
Published : J. Gardner Hitt, Edinburgh 1908, First Edition
£25.00

Graves Alfred Perceval - Irish Literary and Musical Studies

A very good copy in green cloth with bevelled edges and lettered in gilt. Some fore-edge and end-paper foxing. 240pp. Essays on Irish and Celtic poetry and music and reminiscences and studies of the writings of 19th century Irish poets and musicians.
Published : Elkin Mathews, London 1913, First Edition
£30.00

Green Alice Stopford - The Making of Ireland and Its Undoing 1200 - 1600

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. One stamp from a church library on the half-title. Pp.xxiv,573. Map. The story of the social, industrial and intellectual life of medieval Ireland.
Published : Macmillan, London 1909, Second Edition
£10.00

Gregory, Lady and Hyde Douglas - Poets and Dreamers : Studies and Translations from the Irish

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar (although price-clipped) dustwrapper. A clean copy of the Coole edition without foxing or ownership inscription. 286 pages. Illustrated. Essays and translations by Lady Gregory including a considerable amount of new material not present in previous editions.
Published : Colin Smythe Ltd. 1974, Fifth Edition (Much Enlarged)
£30.00

Gregory, Lady Augusta - Cuchulain of Muirthemne: The Story of the Men of the Red Branch of Ulster

Hardback. A good copy in the original boards. Some wear to board tips. Bookplate of the noted naturalist Frank Fraser Darling and his wife.Pp.xvii,[1],360 + one page of adverts. Preface by W. B. Yeats. First published in 1902 this is a reprint of the fourth edition. Stories of the life and death of Cuchulain.
Published : John Murray, London 1915,
£15.00

Guinness Desmond - Georgian Dublin

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Small ownership inscription. 235pp. 270 illustrations. A celebration of the Georgian architecture of Dublin.
Published : B. T. Batsford Ltd, London 1979, First Edition
£40.00

Gwynn Stephen (editor) - Scattering Branches Tributes to the Memory of W.B. Yeats

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a bit darkened on spine and with one small closed tear. Small previous owner's inscription on front end-paper. 229pp. Includes tributes by Maud Gonne, Edmund Dulac, C. Day Lewis etc.
Published : Macmillan, London 1940, First Edition
£25.00

Hanson R.P.C. - Saint Patrick His Origins and Career

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has minor edge tears/chips. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. A little ink side-lining. 248 pages. A scholarly study of the patron saint of Ireland.
Published : Oxford University Press 1968, First Edition
£7.00

Hayward Richard - The Corrib Country

Illustrated by J.Humbert Craig, R.H.A..
Hardback. A very good copy. Small ownership label on front fixed end-paper. Coloured frontispiece and numerous plates throughout. Map in pocket at rear. 164 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. A knowledgeable book about an attractive area of the Irish countryside.
Published : W.Tempest, , Dundalk 1993, Reprint
£20.00

Herbert Marie; O Riain Padraig (Editors) - Betha Adamnain: The Irish Life of Adamnan

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xii,110. Text in Irish and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1988, First Edition
£20.00

Holland Denis - Donal Dun O'Byrne a Tale of the Rising in Wexford in 1798

Hardback. Nd. c.1910? Just about good in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Stamp of Catholic Young Men's Society on title page and of a Catholic Church on the first page of text. Pages browned. 224 pages + 8pp publisher's catalogue. A fictional tale of the Wexford Rising.
Published : M.H. Gill & Son, Dublin,
£18.00

Holmes Theodore - Poems from Donegal

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on spine., No inscriptions. 111 pages. Introduction by Carlos Baker. Good illustrated dustwrapper which is price-clipped, has minor edge wear and a large closed tear on front panel.. The wrapper is now protected in a removable cover. This is Theodore Holmes' fourth volume of poetry and it contains mainly hitherto unpublished poems written in Donegal, Irteland during the last years of his life.
Published : The Mitre Press, London 1973, First Edition
£9.00

Hull Eleanor - The Cuchullin Saga in Irish Literature Being a Collection of Stories Relating to the Hero Cuchullin Translated from the Irish By Various Scholars: Compiled and Edited with Introduction and Notes By Eleanor Hull

Hardback. A good copy in quarter cloth boards lettered in gilt on a faded green spine. Wear to board tips and upper board a bit marked at foot. Pp.lxxix,316 + 4pp adverts. Folding map. Includes 14 tales from the saga and an Introduction dealing with the literary qualities of the saga, its historical aspect and mythology.
Published : David Nutt, London 1898, First Edition
£80.00

Hyde Douglas (Editor) - Giolla an Fhiugha or, the Lad of the Ferule. Eachtra Cloinne Righ Na h-Ioruaidhe or, Adventures of the Children of the King of Norway

Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.32,xx,208. Translation, Notes and Glossary. New Introduction to this edition by Maire Ni Mhaonaigh. This is a reprint of the first volume to be published by the Irish Texts Society (in 1899).
Published : Irish Texts Society 1998, Reprint
£20.00

Hyde Douglas (Editor) - The Conquests of Charlemagne Edited from the Book of Lismore and Three Other Vellum MSS.

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Unopened. Pp.xv,128,iii. Text in Irish and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1919, Reprint
£25.00