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  • PAUL, Leslie A. (Leslie Allen Paul, 1905- )
    TWO ONE ACT PLAYS

    Edition: First Edition

    London: C.W. Daniel, 1933. Octavo, original yellow paper covers. pp (64). Soft corner creases, else fine, no owner names. Contains "Augustus Intervenes - an uproariously funny play of children who stop a war. A kind of 'Emil and the Detectives' with a peace theme." And ""The Picnic Party - a satrical mime introducting picknickers, Pan and Puck". A scarce book by this Dublin-born journalist author. "Best known of his books is ANGRY YOUNG MAN, which gave the name to a generation of youth. Paul founded a youth organization at twenty, headed a delegation on co-operation to the Soviet Union in 1931. His official report on the Church of England, THE DEPLOYMENT AND PAYMENT OF THE CLERGY, generally known as…

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    London: C.W. Daniel, 1933. Octavo, original yellow paper covers. pp (64). Soft corner creases, else fine, no owner names. Contains "Augustus Intervenes - an uproariously funny play of children who stop a war. A kind of 'Emil and the Detectives' with a peace theme." And ""The Picnic Party - a satrical mime introducting picknickers, Pan and Puck". A scarce book by this Dublin-born journalist author. "Best known of his books is ANGRY YOUNG MAN, which gave the name to a generation of youth. Paul founded a youth organization at twenty, headed a delegation on co-operation to the Soviet Union in 1931. His official report on the Church of England, THE DEPLOYMENT AND PAYMENT OF THE CLERGY, generally known as the Paul Report, has made him famous as a sociologist." - Contemporary Authors. Anglo-Irish author born in Dublin.

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    Book ID: 30286
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  • JOYCE, James
    ULYSSES

    London: Bodley Head, 1968. Ninth printing of the 1960 reset edition. Narrow octavo, green cloth. Spine faintly sunned, corner crease to three leaves near middle, VG otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has a thumbnail size chip to rear panel, other small chips, short tears. Good, flap price intact.

    Book ID: 45570
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  • UNHAPPY FAR-OFF THINGS by DUNSANY, Lord
    DUNSANY, Lord
    UNHAPPY FAR-OFF THINGS

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1919. The correct first edition, preceding the UK edition by 9 days. Red cloth gilt lettered. Small shallow dents to top edge of front cover and top and bottom edges of rear cover; small crease at head of spine; quite minor rubbing at spine ends; nearly fine otherwise, no owner names. The cream dust jacket has small chips, short tears at spine ends (no lettering lost); spine a little darkened, with red lettering faded; panels have a few nicks, with shallow chips along upper edge of rear panel; rubbing to flap folds; in all, about VG. Quite scarce in any short of jacket. "Wonderful pen pictures of the war's destruction, by this Irish soldier and playwright.…

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    Boston: Little, Brown, 1919. The correct first edition, preceding the UK edition by 9 days. Red cloth gilt lettered. Small shallow dents to top edge of front cover and top and bottom edges of rear cover; small crease at head of spine; quite minor rubbing at spine ends; nearly fine otherwise, no owner names. The cream dust jacket has small chips, short tears at spine ends (no lettering lost); spine a little darkened, with red lettering faded; panels have a few nicks, with shallow chips along upper edge of rear panel; rubbing to flap folds; in all, about VG. Quite scarce in any short of jacket. "Wonderful pen pictures of the war's destruction, by this Irish soldier and playwright. Lord Dunsany is at his best in describing war-swept villages and the ruined homes of the French. Like his "Tales of War," these vignettes, written in expressive, sensitive prose, are gems of literature." - dust jacket.

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    Book ID: 35445
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  • HOULT, Norah
    VIOLET RYDER

    Edition: First printing

    London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1930. Red cloth spine with paper label and vivid decorated boards in red, white, grey, and black. (iv), 92 pp. Some unavoidable endpaper tanning, else fine. Jacket, with same striking design as the boards, has tiny chips to head of slightly darkened spine, else fine. Spare spine and front cover labels for the jacket tipped in at rear. A very handsome little book, a novella by this Anglo-Irish author. An edition of 800 numbered copies - the first 100 were signed, 50 were for presentation and not for sale, making 650 trade copies. This is number 293. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 3721
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  • Matthews, James H (Frank O'Connor)
    Voices: A life of Frank O'Connor

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Atheneum, 1983. Green cloth. pp (x), 453 + photos. Index. Prize label inside front cover, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has a crease to front flap, short tear to rear panel, VG otherwise. 1.5 kg parcel ; Octavo 0689112726

    Book ID: 50627
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  • HONE, Joseph (W.B. Yeats)
    W.B. YEATS 1865-1939

    London: Macmillan, 1962. Second edition, with the addition of a short epilogue and with slight corrections and changes to text (first ed. was in 1943). Octavo. Blue-green cloth. [2], (x), (504) pp + plates, indexed. Tanning to page edges, else fine, no owner names, in VG+ jacket, flap price intact. A biography. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 21538
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  • O'CASEY, Sean
    WITHIN THE GATES: A Play of Four Scenes in a London Park (proof)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macmillan, 1933. Advance uncorrected proof in plain buff paper covers. 12mo. pp viii, 169, [3]. Small tan spoil spots in margins of pp viii and ix; very small corner crease to first few leaves; else a VG copy, no owner names, of this rare advance issue.

    Book ID: 28531
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  • O'RIORDAN, Conal (1874-1948)
    YOUNG LADY DAZINCOURT

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Collins, 1926. Blue cloth stamped in red. Spine very slightly sunned, nicks to tips; VG clean & unworn copy otherwise. An uncommon novel by this Anglo-Irish novelist and dramatist who from 1909-15 was driectory of the Abbey Theatre. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 4298
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