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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46739
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  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS and Other Stories by O'FAOLAIN, Sean
    O'FAOLAIN, Sean
    FOREIGN AFFAIRS and Other Stories

    Edition: First printing

    London: Constable, 1976. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. Eight short stories.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 6410
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  • FARRELL, M.J. (pseud. of Molly Keane)
    FULL HOUSE

    Edition: First US printing

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1935. First US Green cloth lettered in black, blue topstain. Bit of rubbing to topstain, else fine. Jacket has small chip to foot of spine; pale blue background of spine & front panel sunned to grey; tiny chips to head of spine, corners; short tears to folds; mainly fine otherwise, with attractive art by Lane Foster. A very nice copy of this novel by the Anglo-Irish author Molly Keane, scarce in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 463
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  • GRANNY'S WONDERFUL CHAIR and its tales of fairy tales by BROWNE, Frances, 1816-79
    BROWNE, Frances, 1816-79
    GRANNY'S WONDERFUL CHAIR and its tales of fairy tales

    London: Ward, Lock, 1911. Octavo, blue decorated cloth stamped in light green and red, gilt lettered, grey illustrated endpapers. pp 248, (6, ads) + frontispiece by Thomas Maybank. Spine lightly darkened, small light spots to rear cover; yellowing to page edges; offset tanning to first and last page from yellowed endpapers; just a few small tan spots in some bottom page margins; else a VG+ nice copy of this edition in a pretty binding. A fairy story by this blind County Donegal Northern Irish poet and novelist. It as first published in 1857.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38804
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  • MacDONAGH, Donagh
    HAPPY AS LARRY. Embellisments by Francis Rose.

    Edition: First printing

    Dublin: Maurice Fridberg, 1946. Cream cloth. Spine and covers lightly tanned; small partial cracks to inner hinges but hinges quite firm; very light endpaper tanning from binding; the deep black text decorations have caused some offsetting to some adjacent pages; VG, unworn copy otherwise. The thin yellow illustrated jacket has chips to head of spine, top edge of front panel, and along about half of the front spine fold; spine lightly darkened; good, flap price intact. With ink name to front free endpaper of Irish-Canadian author Shaun Herron. A verse play set in Dublin, with handsome illustrations, by the son of Thomas MacDonagh.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 13140
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  • MacMANUS, Seumas
    HEAVY HANGS THE GOLDEN GRAIN

    Edition: First Irish edition

    Dublin: Talbot Press, 1951. Spine faintly darkened; yellowing a light foxing to fore edges; else fine. Dust jacket has a thumbnail-size chip at head of spine, smaller chips at foot of spine, corner chip to rear panel, white rear panel and spine lighly dusty; just good. Irish folklore, children's rhymes, anecdotes, and more.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40936
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  • MILLIGAN, Alice
    HERO LAYS

    Edition: First edition

    Dublin: Maunsel, 1908. Brown bevel edge buckram gilt, top edge gilt. 80 pp. Minor bubbling and very light sunning to cloth covers; lacking the front free endpaper, with crack to front inner hinge; 1910 ink inscription to upper inner corner of half-title leaf (S. Liam Dunne); crease and edge nick to rear free endpaper; generally VG otherwise, text clean and unworn. A book of poetry by this Irish nationalist, daughter of Seaton Milligan and an active Gaelic Leaguer. Milligan, a progressive and a Protestant, counted among her friends Douglas Hyde and Roger Casement.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14524
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  • HEANEY, Seamus
    HUMAN CHAIN

    London: Faber, c.2010. Seventh printing. Octavo, maroon boards. Fine copy. Cream dust jacket has light sunning to spine and upper margin of front panel, price sticker on front flap, else fine. Poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45998
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  • YEATS, W.B.
    IDEAS OF GOOD AND EVIL

    London & Stratford-upon-Avon: A.H. Bullen, 1914. Fourth printing (first was in 1903). Octavo, quarter bound in the original pale green cloth and grey boards. pp (viii), (238). Spine only lightly darkened; boards slightly darkened at margins, with a bit of wear to lower outer corners; yellowing to page edges; 1949 ink owner name at front; else a VG clean & tight copy. Essays on poetry, Shelley, Blake, symbolism, Ireland, and more.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 27854
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  • MOORE, George
    IMPRESSIONS AND OPINIONS.

    Edition: First edition

    London: David Nutt, 1891. 12mo, dark green cloth lettered and with decorative border in gilt. [8], 346 pp + 12 pp ads. Minor rubbing to the gilt borders; faint ink inscription to front pastedown; browing to front endpapers and to rear free e ndpaper; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; tan spot to lower outer margin corner of pp 15-16; else a VG clean, tight and attractive copy. This copy is of the second (of three) states. Edition of 1000 copies. Gilcher A15a. Essays originally published in periodicals, and all revised for this book. This collection was not included in the Heinemann Uniform Edition of Moore's works.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19055
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  • McCARTHY, Justin Huntly, 1859-1936
    IN SPACIOUS TIMES

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: John Lane, 1916. Light blue vertically ribbed cloth, decorated and lettered in black and red. Some light spots to rear cover, page edges tanned, else fine. In the dust jacket, which has tiny chips to spine tips; light darkening to white portion; near fine otherwise. An historical novel of Elizabethan England by this Irish author and nationalist politician. Scarce in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 882
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  • O'FLAHERTY, Liam
    INSURRECTION

    Edition: First printing

    London: Gollancz, 1950. Green cloth. Tanning to page edges; front front endpaper shows indentations from an erased pencil name; small soft bump to lower outer corners of covers; else fine. The pale yellow price-clipped jacket has a narrow chip and two inch tear to rear spine fold of the slightly darkened spine; 1.5 inch split to lower rear flap fold; VG otherwise. "The book is about the Easter Rising, but has a universal significance. For the Insurrection is not only the Insurrection of April 1916; it is insurrection at any time and everywhere."- jacket. This important Irish writer's last novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51178
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  • IRELAND: Gem of the Sea. Touring for health and pleasure on the Great Southern Railways. Guide to Dublin & Wicklow Section (cover title)

    Dublin: Great Southern Railways, no date. 1920's or 30s ? 24.5 x 14 cm, original cream pictorial card covers printed in brown, stapled. pp (36), (4, ads) + 3 leaves of double-sided photos printed in brown + folding map at rear. Text illustrations in green. Nicks, small corner chips, short tears, soft creases, slight soiling, to covers. Light damp stain to lower front cover and first few leaves, rubber stamp of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Toronto, on rear cover. Good copy otherwise of this rail tourist brochure. Photo of O'Connell Bridge and Street, Dublin, on front cover. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43557
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  • HALL, S.C., Mr. & Mrs
    IRELAND: Its Scenery, Character, &c. (Volumes 1 & 2 only)

    London: George Virtue, no date (1840s?). Later printing (first was 1841-43). Two volumes (of three) only, quarto, 24.5 cm, bound in 19th century half morocco and marbled boards, spines with raised bands and morocco labels, cloth inner hinges. Volume I : pp [2], xii, 436 + frontispiece, vignette title, and 31 other plates + 7 colour maps. Spine rubbed, title label chipped, wear to outer corners; light foxing to margins of plates; old brown paper rear to bottom margin of pp 175-76, plate at p. 345, and last leaf. Volume II: pp (v)-viii, 468 + plate at front, frontispiece, engraved vignette title, and 32 other plates + 4 colour maps. Spines rubbed with both labels perished; wear to outer…

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    London: George Virtue, no date (1840s?). Later printing (first was 1841-43). Two volumes (of three) only, quarto, 24.5 cm, bound in 19th century half morocco and marbled boards, spines with raised bands and morocco labels, cloth inner hinges. Volume I : pp [2], xii, 436 + frontispiece, vignette title, and 31 other plates + 7 colour maps. Spine rubbed, title label chipped, wear to outer corners; light foxing to margins of plates; old brown paper rear to bottom margin of pp 175-76, plate at p. 345, and last leaf. Volume II: pp (v)-viii, 468 + plate at front, frontispiece, engraved vignette title, and 32 other plates + 4 colour maps. Spines rubbed with both labels perished; wear to outer corners. Plates have light foxing to margins and blank sides, occasional soiling in plate margins; tears to first plate and title leaf have old paper repairs on blank sides. Both text blocks tight in the bindings. Hundreds of vignette illustions in the text in addition to the quality steel engravings. The maps are in clean, fresh and bright condition. An excellent survey, county by county, of Victorian Ireland. Note: 4 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42949
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  • McDonnnell, John
    Irish eighteenth-century stuccowork and its European sources

    Dublin: National Gallery of Ireland, 1991. Glossy card covers. pp (x), 132. B&w illustrations, index. Tiny corner crease to front cover, ink owner name at front, else fine. 1.2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52119
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  • Houston, Cecil J. and William J. Smyth, editors
    Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement: Patterns, Link, and Letters

    Edition: First edition.

    University of Toronto Press, 1990. Beige printed cloth. pp (xii), 370, [4], photos, charts, index. Fine in jacket. "The authors evaluate both emigration and settlement and present as well revealing personal documents about intense, often painful experiences of the early Irish settlers. Part 1 explores the geographical link Part 2 examines patterns of settlement in the new land. Part 3, with biographies of immigrants and collections of letters written home, chronicles personal and social life in the new land.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 47690
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  • BUCKLAND, Patrick, editor
    IRISH UNIONISM 1885-1923: a documentary history

    Edition: First Edition

    Belfast: His Majesty's Starionery Office, 1973. Brown cloth. pp xvi, (511). Index. Former private owner blind stamp at front, else a fine copy. Dust jacket has a small chip at head of lightly sunned spine, VG otherwise. Materials from the Public Record Office in Northern Ireland. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50186
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  • JAMES JOYCE by GOLDING, Louis (James Joyce)
    GOLDING, Louis (James Joyce)
    JAMES JOYCE

    Edition: First printing

    London: Butterworth, 1933. Octavo, grey-green cloth. pp (176). Two very small surface holes to rear cover; light yellowing to endpapers and page edges, tidy ink name at front; half inch tear to bottom edge of dedication leaf; else a near fine jacketless copy. A volume in the publisher's Modern Writers and Playwright series. Includes a Joyce checklist at rear. One of the early books on the master.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38533
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  • CHURCH, Samuel Harden
    JOHN MARMADUKE. A Romance of the English Invasion of Ireland in 1649. Illus. by Albert Grantley Rinehart.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Copp, Clark, 1898. Red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. (viii), 328 pp + frontispiece and 3 plates. Spine a bit sunned, small light damp spot to front cover; very nearly fine otherwise. Historical novel by this US author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 879
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  • O'BRIEN, Edna
    JOHNNY I HARDLY KNEW YOU

    Edition: First printing

    London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1977. Orange boards. Fine copy. Jacket has creases to flaps, else fine. A novel by this fine Irish writer, a story that explores why a woman killed her lover.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 2085
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