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  • McCOURT, Frank
    ANGELA'S ASHES: a memoir

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Scribner, 1996. Octavo, brown loth and boards, dark green endpapers. Fine in fine jacket (flap price USD 23.00 / CAD 31.00). INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "On the night of the tribute to Alaister MacLeod. Frank McCourt 23 Oct., 02, Toronto" for a Toronto writer and impresario who brought him there for a reading, and whose tidy ink name & date appear on the front free endpaper (hard to see because of endpaper colour). Winner of a Pulitzer Prize and a best seller. Moving and very well written, a memoir about growing up poor and Irish.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 37746
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  • THE CROMWELLIAN SETTLEMENT OF IRELAND by PRENDERGAST, John P.
    PRENDERGAST, John P.
    THE CROMWELLIAN SETTLEMENT OF IRELAND

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1865. Octavo, original green cloth gilt. pp lxxiv, 304 + 3 colour folding maps and errata slip. With the Wrest Park bookplate on front pastedown and blindstamp monogram on title leaf; another owner's bookplate on front free endpaper; small ink notations to a corner of the front free endpaper; else a fine, bright and tight copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31450
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  • O'LEARY, (Peter).
    TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES IN CANADA, THE RED RIVER TERRITORY, AND THE UNITED STATES.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: John B. Day, no date [1877]. Original green cloth. (viii), 226, [4, ads], [2, blank] pp. Spine lightly age-darkened, with minor wear to tips; front pastedown has the large 1880 ink inscription of an emigration agent in Camborne, Cornwell, and his rubber stam p appears twice on the dedication leaf; piece torn away from upper corner of pastedown and tears to the pastedown repaired; last signature a bit sprung, protruding; text has (erasable) pencil notations (mainly underlining) and occasional foxing, small soil spots; VG otherwise, text block tight in the binding. "A journey undertaken in 1874 to ascertain the possibilities for Irish immigrants of the labouring class." - Peel 464.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 10728
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