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Image for Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry [complete in one volume]

Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry [complete in one volume]

By: Carleton, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons: 1870

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 64015

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt & black titles and decoration, cloth is rubbed at corners, 3 different names on front endpapers otherwise no inscriptions. xii + 414 + 406 pages, tissue guarded portrait frontispiece (tissue is fox-spotted). Undated, but in Routledge's Standard Library so probably c1870 View more info

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My Mourne

By: Doran, J. S.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Mourne Observer Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63549

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with 2 names and a price in red biro on the front endpaper, in an unclipped dustjacket which is chipped and creased at the edges and has a number of stains across it. 160 pages, photos in the text View more info

Image for A review of Irish history: in relation to the social development of Ireland

A review of Irish history: in relation to the social development of Ireland

By: Gannon, John Patrick

Price: £25.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 64026

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, pages are age-toned, no inscriptions. 282 pages. An only sporadically accurate history - some of the earlier chapters are pure fantasy, but the later ones provide a useful insight into 19th century attitudes View more info

Image for Gods and fighting men: the story of Tuatha de Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland

Gods and fighting men: the story of Tuatha de Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland

By: Gregory, Lady

Price: £40.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1926

Edition: Reprint; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 64011

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, minor browning at page edges, in a bright dustjacket, clipped and repriced at 8/6d by the publisher, chipped at the head of the spine. Appears little used. xxviii + 476 pages + adverts, preface by W. B. Yeats, notes View more info

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The Irish situation

By: Gwynn, Stephen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64029

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, endpapers tanned, name/date [5/viii/21] on front endpaper, else no inscriptions. 96 pages View more info

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Tales of Irish life and character.

By: Hall, Mrs. S. C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: T. N. Foulis: 1909

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 64023

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth is rubbed at corners, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, names on front endpaper, otherwise no inscriptions. 324 pages + adverts, 16 tissue guarded colour plates by Erskine Nicol View more info

Image for In the shadows of giants: a social history of the Belfast shipyards

In the shadows of giants: a social history of the Belfast shipyards

By: Johnston, Kevin

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Dublin, Gill & Macmillan: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 61910

ISBN: 0717144356

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xx + 362 pages, photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

With the Wild Geese

By: Lawless, Emily

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Isbister & Co.: 1902

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 44199

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in full brown leather with gilt titles, elaborate gilt, green & black decoration to front cover, raised bands at spine, top edge gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, neat name to half-title verso, no other marks or inscriptions. Has been recently professionally restored to a very high standard (spine & endpapers replaced) - a lovely copy. xxvi + 96 pages, introduction by Stopford A. Brooke. Poems concerning Irish history View more info

Image for The famine ships: the Irish exodus to America, 1846 - 51

The famine ships: the Irish exodus to America, 1846 - 51

By: Laxton, Edward

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47852

ISBN: 0747525358

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. vi + 250 pages, colour plates, text illustrations, map endpapers, index View more info

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Irish life in the Seventeenth Century

By: MacLysaght, Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dublin, Irish Academic Press Ltd: 1979

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 64027

ISBN: 0716523434

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, no inscriptions. vi + 324 pages, 9 illustrations, index View more info

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The Islandman

By: O'Crohan, Tomas & Flower, Robin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64031

ISBN: 0198152027

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which has some browning. Appears little used. xvi + 246 pages, 14 photos on plates, map, foreword by Robin Flower View more info

Limerick's glory: from Viking settlement to the new millenium

By: Prendergast, Frank & Seoighe, Mainchin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Donaghadee, Cottage Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55257

ISBN: 1900935260

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean landscape format hardback tightly bound in padded pictorial boards, minor rubbing at corners, gift inscription on front endpaper. 92 pages, full page colour illustrations in the text, bibliography View more info

John Redmond: the man and the demand

By: Redmond-Howard, L. G.

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Everett & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48756

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Good reading copy, small format, ex college library with a bookplate on the front endpaper verso and annotations in white on the spine, but otherwise clean and complete. Red boards with gilt titles sunned at spine and rubbed at corners. 256 pages, photo frontispiece View more info

The flowering of Ireland: saints, scholars and Kings

By: Scherman, Katherine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59234

ISBN: 0575030100

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is tanned and a little sunned at the spine. xvi + 366 pages, photos and illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Three Irish glossaries: Cormac's glossary codex A; O'Davoren's glossary and, A glossary to the calendar of Oingus the Culdee, with a preface and index

Three Irish glossaries: Cormac's glossary codex A; O'Davoren's glossary and, A glossary to the calendar of Oingus the Culdee, with a preface and index

By: Stokes, Whitley

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Felinfach, Llanerch Press: 2000

Edition: Facsimile reprint

Seller ID: 48002

ISBN: 1861430892

Condition: Fine


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. lxxx + 168 pages, notes, corrigenda, index View more info

Image for A tour in Ireland in 1775: with a view of the salmon-leap in Ballyshannon

A tour in Ireland in 1775: with a view of the salmon-leap in Ballyshannon

By: Twiss, Richard

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Dublin, Sheppard, Corcoran, Cross et al: 1776

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 64028

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in a 20th century rebind of marbled paper on boards with a paper spine title label, no inscriptions. The frontispiece and index are photocopies, the map is missing, as is one corner of the title page (no text loss), else complete, but there is neat Japanese paper strengthening to several page edges. Nonetheless an attractive copy of the second edition of a scarce book, and priced accordingly. [iv] + 226 + [ii] pages, itinerary, appendix, inde... View more info

Image for That neutral island: a cultural history of Ireland during the Second World War

That neutral island: a cultural history of Ireland during the Second World War

By: Wills, Clair

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62304

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly rubbed at the edges. Rear endpapers badly put in at printers. 502 pages, illustrations in the text, index View more info

Image for Ancient Ireland

Ancient Ireland

By: Zaczek, Iain

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47960

ISBN: 1855854945

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used.160 pages, colour photos by David Lyons in the text, map endpapers, index View more info