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O'Sullivan Seumas - The Rose and Bottle and Other Essays

Hardback. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which lacks a piece (about 1.5 inches by 1 inch) at the foot of the front panel. Pp.viii,126. Described as "a companionable book of literary musings".
Published : The Talbot Press, Dublin 1946, First Edition
£14.00

Phelan Jim - Turf-Fire Tales

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has the remains of a (price?) label on the front cover. 203 pages. 17 short stories of Irish tramps, convicts, revolutionaries etc by a Tipperary man.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1947, First Edition
£20.00

Plunkett Horace (Chairman) - Report of the Recess Committee on the Establishment of a Department of Agriculture and Industries For Ireland

Softback. A good copy though the paper covers are a bit soiled, torn and creased. Pp.viii,419. A study of how best to develop agriculture and industry in Ireland.
Published : Browne and Nolan, Dublin 1896, First Edition
£70.00

Power Maura (Editor) - An Irish Astronomical Tract Based in Part on a Mediaeval Latin Version of a Work By Messahalah

Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xi,[3],176 + "Notes" page. Illustrated. Text in Irish and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1994, Reprint
£35.00

Quin Gordon (Editor) - Stair Ercuil Ocus A Bas - The Life and Death of Hercules

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth decorated in gilt. Dated 1939 although it looks as though it may be more recent. Lower board tips a little bumped. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xl,263 + a page of additions and corrections. Text in Irish and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society,
£25.00

Shrewsbury, John, Earl of - A Third Letter to Ambrose Lisle Phillips, Esq. Of Grace Dieu Manor -- Chiefly in Reference to His Former Letter "On the Present Posture of Affairs"

Hardback. A near very good copy which has been rebound in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. New end-papers. 207 pages + 2pp list of errata + 2pp publisher's adverts. A book on the state of Ireland and Daniel O'Connell. The author and Ambrose Lisle Phillips were friends and both were prominent English Catholics
Published : Charles Dolman, London 1842, First Edition
£40.00

Somerville E. And Ross Martin - The Sweet Cry of Hounds

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at top of spine and with some foxing to rear panel. Price on spine of wrapper is 3s 6d and wrapper has reviews of the book on rear panel so later impression. Previous owner's small ex libris label is hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.x,132. Frontispiece and three plates + text illustrations by Somerville. A little edge foxing. A book of Irish hunting stories.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1936, First Edition
£18.00

Spielmann M.H. & Jerrold Walter - Hugh Thomson His Art His Letters His Humour and His Charm

A good copy in red cloth with some fading to spine although the gilt lettering is clearly readable. Gift and ownership inscriptions on half-title. Pp.xx,269. 12 full-page colour plates. 16 black and white plates. Numerous illustrations in the text. The standard biography of the well-known Irish book illustrator.
Published : A & C Black, London 1931, First Edition
£30.00

Stobbs, William; Jacobs, Joseph - Crock of Gold

Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy in publisher's pictorial cover. No inscriptions. Colourfully illustrated on each page. Unpaginated. Very good dustwrapper, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1971, First Edition
£18.00

Synge J.M. (edited By Alan Price) - The Autobiography of J.M. Synge

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's brown covers with title in gilt on cream spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 14 black and white photographs by Synge. 46 pages. This is number 387 in an edition of one thousand two hundred and fifty copies. Includes an essay on "Synge and the photography of his time" by P. J. Pocock. Very good slipcase.
Published : The Dolmen Press and Oxford University Press, Dublin and London 1965, First Edition
£45.00

Todd Janet - Rebel Daughters Ireland in Conflict 1798

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,400. 16 illustrations. Map. The story of the family of the Earl of Kingston in the Irish Revolt of 1798.
Published : Viking, London 2003, First Edition
£8.00

Turk S.A. - The Secret of Carickferneagh Castle An Irish Romance

Hardback. Nd. c.1910? A very good copy externally. Internally good. Previous owner's initials in ink on front-end-paper and title page. Some browning to end-papers. Pp.v,201.
Published : R & T Washbourne, London, Second Edition
£20.00

Ward Wilfrid - Aubrey De Vere a Memoir Based on His Unpublished Diaries and Correspondence

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear at spine ends. Single stamp of a church on title page. Pp.x,[4],428 + 40pp publisher's catalogue. 4 illustrations. A biography of a 19th century member of the Anglo-Irish ascendancy. Includes a chapter on the Irish famine of the 1840's.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1904, First Edition
£25.00

Weiner Margery - Matters of Felony a Reconstruction

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to "Monty" i.e. Sir Compton Mackenzie. 204 pages. A true story of 17th century Ireland descibed as "compelling reading as well as an episode of considerable significance in Irish social history".
Published : Heinemann, London 1967, First Edition
£30.00

Wheatley, Michael - Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland, 1910-1916

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. One board tip just slightly bumped. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,295. Map. 21 tables. This is a history of John Redmond's Irish Party in the last years of the union with Britain through a study of five counties - Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.
Published : Oxford University Press 2005, First Edition
£45.00

White T. H. - The Godstone and the Blackymor

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with a little wear and tear at top of spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription. Black and white illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. A book about living on the west coast of Ireland.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1959, First Edition
£18.00

Woodman Kieran - "Safe and Commodious" the Annals of the Galway Harbour Commissioners 1830-1997

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has an edge tear on the rear panel. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiii,337. Illustrated including colour.
Published : Galway Harbour Company 2000, First Edition
£15.00

Yeats William Butler (Writing as "Ganconagh") - John Sherman and Dhoya

Hardback. A very good copy in the original tan cloth ruled in green. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Some foxing to front end-papers but generally clean. 195 pages. An early work by Yeats published as the tenth title in the Pseudonym Library. Only 356 hardback copies are believed to have been printed.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1891, First Edition
£900.00

Yeats, W.B. - The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats: Volume III: 1901-1904

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.liv,781. 22 illustrations. "This book will be indispensable to anyone interested in the development of modern poetry, drama, and cultural history."
Published : Oxford University Press 1994, First Edition
£70.00

Yeats, William Butler - Responsibilities; Poems and a Play

Hardback. No. 237 of 400 copies. A very good copy in grey paper-covered boards with linen spine. Lettered on the upper board in black. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Grey end-papers. A little spotting to boards and some discolouration of end-papers. Otherwise a clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Photograph available on request.
Published : The Cuala Press, Churchtown, Dundrum 1914, First Edition
£395.00