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  • MOORE, Brian
    CATHOLICS

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1973. Inscribed by Author; Book club edition. Red cloth. Fine copy. White dust jacket has a nick, light yellowing to spine, VG+ otherwise. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to a Canadian author and impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading ("For___, Brian Moore). With the inscribee's tidy ink name and 1989 date at front.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 37428
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  • Charter and Statutes of the Royal Irish Academy for Promoting the Study of Science, Polite Literature, and Antiquities

    Dublin: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell, 1818. pp [2], 14 [2], stitched, in contemporary plain marbled paper, engraved title page vignette. Damp-staining to the text; first and last blank leaves are pasted to the wrappers but have mostly become unstuck; creases and chipping to outer corners of covers and a few leaves; good copy otherwise. The Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in the humanities and sciences, was founded in 1785 and continues to this day. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Squarish quarto

    Book ID: 50668
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  • E., A. [George W. Russell, 1867-1935)
    COLLECTED POEMS. By A.E.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macmillan, 1913. Blue cloth lettered and ruled in gilt. (xvi), 275 pp. Spine lightly darkened, lightly rubbed, with cloth wear to top corner; text paper toned at margins and edges, as usual; clipped ink inscription affixed to front pastedown ("To Rev Richard Roberts with kindest regards. Christmas 1913"); else a VG copy. Denison 21. There were 1K copies of this first impression.; Octavo

    Book ID: 25424
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  • BECKETT, Samuel
    Comédie et actes divers

    Edition: First Trade Edition

    Paris: Éditions de Minuit, 1966. 12mo, pp 103. White card covers with flaps. Spine faintly yellowed, else a fine uncreased copy, no owner names. F&F 151.1. Text in French. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 27002
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  • Trevor, William
    Death in Summer

    Edition: First of this edition

    Toronto: Vintage Books Canada, 1999. Card covers. Front cover a bit curled, rippling from damp to fore margin of one leaf, else fine. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo 0676972365

    Book ID: 52814
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  • ELIZABETH, Charlotte (Mrs. Charlotte Elizabeth Browne Phelan Tonna, 1790-1846)
    DERRY; A Tale of the Revolution. New Edition.

    London: James Nisbet, 1873. 12mo, original purple bevel-edged cloth stamped in black, blind and gilt. [2], xxiv, 317, [1, blank], [8, ads] pp. Frontispiece and engraved title (with tissue guard) inserted. Spine sunned to tan, with shallow chip to head of spine; book a little leaned; a few leaves protrude slightly, with a small dark spot to lower margin of one leaf; VG tight copy otherwise. A later printing (first was in 1832). Contains author's 20 page preface to the sixth edition of 1839. An historical novel of the defence of Derry 1688-89. Anti-Catholic.

    Book ID: 16388
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  • HEANEY, Seamus
    DISTRICT AND CIRCLE

    Edition: First printing

    London: Faber, 2006. Green boards. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50154
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  • DOCTOR COPERNICUS by BANVILLE, John
    BANVILLE, John
    DOCTOR COPERNICUS

    Edition: First printing

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1976. Blue boards. Short shallow bumps to fore edges of covers; very small corner crease to five leaves, else fine. Dust jacket has faintest of spine sunning; price-clipped with one sticker atop the other just above the clip; else fine. Author's fourth novel, it won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. ; Octavo 0436032635

    Book ID: 50110
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  • BROWN, Christy
    DOWN ALL THE DAYS

    Edition: First printing

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1970. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. Author's second book.

    Book ID: 46682
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  • KINSELLA, Thomas
    DOWNSTREAM

    Edition: First printing

    Dublin / London: Dolmen Press / Oxford, 1962. Grey cloth. (64) pp. Fine copy, no owner names, in a VG dust jacket. "DOWNSTREAM collects for the first time in one volume all Mr. Kinsella's poetry subsequent to the publication of ANOTHER SEPTEMBER (1958) and includes in a revised version the sequence MORALITIES which was very well received when published in a limited edition in 1960". - jacket. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 21884
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  • O'CASEY, Sean
    DRUMS UNDER THE WINDOWS

    London: Macmillan, 1946. Second printing. Grey cloth. Frontispiece portrait. Light yellowing to page edges, ink name at front, mild rubbing at foot of spine, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has small chips and nicks at ends of lightly yellowed spine; rear panel yellowed and dusty; VG otherwise. Third volume of the author's autobiographical writings. Life in Dublin

    Book ID: 41693
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  • MAXWELL, Constantia
    DUBLIN UNDER THE GEORGES 1714-1850

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Harrap, 1936. Blue cloth. pp 301 + plates + folding map of Dublin in 1829. Bibliography, index. Spine a bit faded but gilt lettering bright, yellowing to page edges, private bookplate at front, occasional neat underlining and marginalia in pencil, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy.

    Book ID: 44260
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  • HEANEY, Seamus
    ELECTRIC LIGHT

    Edition: First printing

    London: Faber, 2001. Black boards, yellow endpapers. [8], 81, [7] pp. Fine copy. Orange dust jacket has a nick, tiny chip, and one inch tear to head of spine; soft crease to lower outer corner of front panel; VG, flap price intact, colours bright. Poetry.

    Book ID: 14842
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  • HEANEY, Seamus
    ELECTRIC LIGHT

    Edition: First printing

    London: Faber, 2001. First printing of the trade edition, the simultaneous paper issue. Octavo, bright orange card covers with flaps. Light spine sunning, else fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 14969
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  • STEPHENS, James
    ETCHED IN MOONLIGHT

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Macmillan, 1928. White cloth spine with paper label and beige boards, top edges gilt. Edition of 750 copies signed by the author, this is #127. Spine a little darkened, damp spots to covers, yellowing ot page edges, slight wear to outer corners, VG clean copy otherwise, lacking the slipcase. Seven short stories. ; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 51698
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  • Bowen, Elizabeth
    EVA TROUT or Changing Scenes

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Knopf, 1968. Blue-green cloth. VG in VG price-clipped jacket, no owner names. ; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 32447
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  • MOORE, George
    EVELYN INNES

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Appleton, 1898. Tan decorated cloth stamped in reddish-brown, gilt lettered. [4], 435, [1, blank], [10, ads], [2, blank] pp. Spine lightly age-darkened, with some rubbing to foot affecting the spine imprint; text paper lightly yellowed; July, 1898 , ink name to front free endpaper; very small ticket and stamp to rear pastedown of two British Columbia booksellers; else a VG+ bright and attractive copy. Gilcher A22.2a. The UK edition was published a month earlier in 1898. The US text had "a num ber of expurgations and deletions made by the publisher, and without some of the changes made by GM on the proofs of the first [UK] edition." - Gilcher.

    Book ID: 12259
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  • McCANN, Colum
    EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST (proof)

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Phoenix House, 2000. Advance uncorrected proof in non-pictorial card covers. A fine copy of this collection of three short stories about his native Ireland.

    Book ID: 46239
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  • MacKAY, Donald
    FLIGHT FROM FAMINE: The Coming of the Irish to Canada.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1990. Cream boards. 368 pp. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 0771054432

    Book ID: 48327
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  • O'FAOLAIN, Sean
    FOREIGN AFFAIRS and other stories

    Edition: First US printing

    Boston: Little, Brown, c1975 (1976). Mauve and grey boards. Fine in VG price-clipped jacket. Eight stories.

    Book ID: 46739
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