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  • BOYLAN, Clare
    11 EDWARD STREET (proof copy)

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Talese/Doubleday, 1992. Uncorrected proof in cream non-pictorial card covers. Corner crease to front cover, light spine sunning, VG otherwise. A novel of Dublin.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 32352
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  • MARA, Bernard (Brian Moore)
    A BULLET FOR MY LADY. By Bernard Mara (pseud. of Brian Moore)

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Fawcett, 1955. Gold Medal PBO 472. A little leaned, very small chip across foot of spine, small soft crease to lower outer corner of front cover, else a very nice copy indeed, no names, colours bright, tight in the binding. The acclaimed Northern Irish / Canadian / American writer's fourth potboiler crime novel. Set in Barcelona. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Mass Market Paperback

    Book ID: 42115
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  • DEMING, Robert H.
    A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JAMES JOYCE STUDIES

    Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Libraries, 1965. Second printing. Green card covers. pp (8), 180, [4]. Bit of rubbing to spine folds, small tears to upper inner corner of rear cover, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50327
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  • KENNELLY, Brendan
    A KIND OF TRUST (inscribed)

    Edition: First printing

    Dublin: Gallery Books, 1975. Octavo, card covers in jacket. pp 33, [3]. Light yellowing to jacket spine, soft bump to upper outer corners, else fine. Inscribed by author to the late Canadian poet "To Judith Fitzgerald from Brendan Kennelly". Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46150
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  • MONTAGUE, John
    A NEW SIEGE: an historical meditation

    Edition: First printing

    Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1970. Poet Card 1, single wide sheet of card printed in black and orange folded vertically twice to make six octavo panels. Interior contains the the title poem, dedicated to Bernadette Devlin and subtitled "An Historical Meditation". The poem is about the "troubles" in the North. Small bruise to lower outer corner, else fine. Issued Aug., 1970, per cover. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 2779
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  • O'BRIEN, Edna
    A PAGAN PLACE

    New York: Knopf, 1970. Second printing. Emerald cloth. Yellow topstain dulled, fore edges yellowed, VG+ otherwise. Dust jacket has nicks and small chip to spine ends, short tear to rear panel, generally VG otherwise, flap price intact.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45931
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  • O'BRIEN, Edna
    A PAGAN PLACE

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Knopf, 1970. Blue-green cloth, yellow topstain. Fine copy. Jacket has one tiny nick to head of spine, crease to fore margin of front flap, else fine. A novel by this fine Irish author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 6322
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  • FREEMAN, John (George Moore]
    A PORTRAIT OF GEORGE MOORE IN A STUDY OF HIS WORK

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Privately Printed for Subscribers Only by T. Werner Laurie, 1922. Octavo. Cream and grey cloth, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. (xii), (284) pp + frontispiece portrait. Spine lightly frayed at head, creased at foot, with paper label chipped and darkened (almost all lettering still present); bit of wear to lower outer corners; otherwise VG externally, internally fine and unopened. Edition of 600 copies on laid paper, this is $213 signed by author John Freeman. With a George Moore descriptive bibliography by Henry Danielson on pages 231-283.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 23208
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  • A ROSE IN THE HEART (signed) by O'BRIEN, Edna
    O'BRIEN, Edna
    A ROSE IN THE HEART (signed)

    Edition: First printing

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1979. Cloth & boards. Remainder spray to bottom page edges, light yellowing to other edges, else fine. Dust jacket has one inch tear to top spine fold, light yellowing, mild rubbing, VG otherwise, flap price intact. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First of this collection of twelve short stories. Mostly the same as MRS REINHART AND OTHER STORIES (London, 1978), but omitting "Mary", adding "Staring", and "A Rose in the Heart" retitled as "A Rose in the Heart of New York".

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45921
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  • O'BRIEN, Edna
    A SCANDALOUS WOMAN and other stories

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Harcourrt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. Cloth & boards. Small remainder mark to top page edges, light rubbing to spine ends, faint sunning to extreme margins of boards, else fine in fine jacket, no owner names, flap price intact.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41686
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  • BROWN, Christy
    A SHADOW ON SUMMER

    Edition: First printing

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1974. Green boards. Fine in fine jacket. Third novel, set in America, by the Irish author who could only write with his left foot, his only controllable limb, who was so wonderfully portrayed by Daniel Day-Lewis in film.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43918
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  • BECKETT, Samuel
    ALL THAT FALL. A Play for Radio.

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Faber, 1957. Octav, pp 37. Card covers with attached jacket. Spine lightly yellowed, with small horizontal crack; nick to front wrapper, VG copy, no owner names. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 32647
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  • O'DRISCOLL, Robert
    AN ASCENDANCY OF THE HEART. Ferguson and the Beginnings of Modern Irish Literature in English. With an Introduction by Maire Cruise O'Brien.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1976. Made from Dolmen Press sheets. Red boards. 84 pp. Fine copy. White jacket has light sticker stain to front panel, one inch tear to rear panel, near fine otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 5777
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  • AN INQUIRY INTO THE SHARE, WHICH KING CHARLES I HAD IN THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE EARL OF GLAMORGAN, afterwards the Marquis of Worcester for bringing over a band of Irish rebels to assist the King in the years 1645 and 1646... by (BIRCH, Thomas, 1705-66)
    (BIRCH, Thomas, 1705-66)
    AN INQUIRY INTO THE SHARE, WHICH KING CHARLES I HAD IN THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE EARL OF GLAMORGAN, afterwards the Marquis of Worcester for bringing over a band of Irish rebels to assist the King in the years 1645 and 1646...

    London: A. Millar, 1756. The title page continues: "In which Mr. Carte's imperfect account of that affair, and his use of the Ms. memoirs of the Pope's nuncio Rinuccini, are impartially considered. The whole drawn up from the best authorities printed and manuscript. The second edition, to which is added an appendix, containing several letters of the King to the Earl of Glanmorgan, from the originals in the Harleian Library of manuscripts." pp viii, 376. Bound in contemporary calf, spine with red label, raised bands, decoration in blind. Rebacked; front inner hinge neatly repaired with paper; some yellowing and minor soiling to endpapers, minor soiling to verso of title leaf; VG copy, text clean and unworn, tight in the…

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    London: A. Millar, 1756. The title page continues: "In which Mr. Carte's imperfect account of that affair, and his use of the Ms. memoirs of the Pope's nuncio Rinuccini, are impartially considered. The whole drawn up from the best authorities printed and manuscript. The second edition, to which is added an appendix, containing several letters of the King to the Earl of Glanmorgan, from the originals in the Harleian Library of manuscripts." pp viii, 376. Bound in contemporary calf, spine with red label, raised bands, decoration in blind. Rebacked; front inner hinge neatly repaired with paper; some yellowing and minor soiling to endpapers, minor soiling to verso of title leaf; VG copy, text clean and unworn, tight in the binding. Published anonymously. Follows the text of the 1747 first edition but for the addition of the Appendix. ESTC N7691.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49755
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  • DOYLE, Lynn (pseud. of Leslie Alexander Montgomery, 1873-1961)
    AN ULSTER CHILDHOOD

    Edition: First printing

    Dublin & London: Maunsel & Roberts, 1921. Octavo, original cloth & boards, paper spine label. pp (viii), 157. Spine very lightly darkend, with small repair (no loss) to label; moderate wear to outer corners; VG clean & tight copy otherwise, no owner names. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate will be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31874
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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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  • Madden, Deirdre
    Authenticity

    Edition: First printing

    London: Faber and Faber, 2002. Octavo, card covers in dust jacket (not issued in hardcover). Tidy ink owner name and date at top margin of half-title page, else fine in jacket, flap price intact.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43349
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  • McKENNA, Lambert, editor
    BARDIC SYNTACTICAL TRACTS

    Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1979. Facsimile reprint of the 1944 edition. Blue cloth. (xx), 304 pp. Nice bookplate on front pastedown; very nearly fine otherwise. Text in Irish with notes and intro. in English. "Portions of four MSS are here printed; they are those which deal with the grammar, and - to some extent at least - with the metre of Bardic Poetry. Their whole style and matter make it clear that they were intended as hand-books to be used by the professors in the Bardic schools for the instruction of their scholars in correct Bardic language and versification. A comparison of each of the MSS with the others strongly suggests that they arr derive from a common…

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    Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1979. Facsimile reprint of the 1944 edition. Blue cloth. (xx), 304 pp. Nice bookplate on front pastedown; very nearly fine otherwise. Text in Irish with notes and intro. in English. "Portions of four MSS are here printed; they are those which deal with the grammar, and - to some extent at least - with the metre of Bardic Poetry. Their whole style and matter make it clear that they were intended as hand-books to be used by the professors in the Bardic schools for the instruction of their scholars in correct Bardic language and versification. A comparison of each of the MSS with the others strongly suggests that they arr derive from a common source, viz, that they contain portions, partly the same, partly different, of a more comprehensive and more detailed work on the subject." - Introduction.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22613
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  • STUART, Francis (Ezra Pound, W.B. Yeats, Maud Gonne)
    BLACK LIST, SECTION H. With a preface and postscript by Harry T. Moore

    Edition: First printing

    Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1971. Black cloth. Ink owner name at front, light sunning to margins of green endpapers, else fine in fine jacket. An autobiographical roman-à-clef about the Irish Literary Renaissance after WWI. Pound, Yeats, and Maud Gonne figure in. Stuart was married to Maud Gonne's adopted dauther Iseult. He had been an IRA gun runner and prisoner of the British before leaving for Nazi Germany where he broadcast propaganda (the Nazis, were, after all, anti-British). UK edition was in 1975. Somewhat uncommon book. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43230
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  • FIELD, Saul and Morton P. Levitt [James Joyce].
    BLOOMSDAY

    Edition: First trade edition

    Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 1972. Green cloth. 120 pp. An interpretation of James Joyce's ULYSSES, reproducting colour engravings by Field, with text by Levitt. Covers just a little bit bowed, with very light sunning to lower margins, else fine. Dust jacket has one small tear, soft ripples, unsatisfactory surface lamination mostly peeled away, VG otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 1539
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