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THE SHELBOURNE HOTEL.

By: Bowen, Elizabeth.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1951

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017650

Condition: near Fine


Octavo, kelly green cloth over green patterned paper-covered boards, gilt spine titles; 240 pages plus colophon. With 16 illustrations reproduced in half-tone. Dust jacket has a little chipping / wear at edges "An enchanting account ...of the [Dublin] hotel that for more than a century has been at the heart of Irish life." --from the dust jacket. View more info

GUARDIANS OF THE PEACE.

By: Brady, Conor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dublin, Gill and Macmillan: (1974)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017428

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, blue cloth covers, xvi + 254 pages. Include black and white photo reproductions, index. Laid in are a few newspaper clippings. Former owner name and address on front paste-down endpaper, else Very Good. Dust jacket has large closed tear on front panel, but under the clear mylar covering, is not readily apparent; spine slightly sunned. Laid in also is a traffic citation from the Garda to the person whose name is on the inside cover. "The establishment of an unarmed police force in Ireland in 1922 was probably the most daring experiment ever undertaken by the government of the Irish... View more info

IRELAND'S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM. Setting Forth the High Lights of Irish History.

By: Creel. George.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1919

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017938

Condition: near Fine


Octavo, green cloth covers with gilt titles. xiv [2] 198 [1] pages. Black and white illustrations. Published, July 1919, and code H - T on copyright page. Laid in is a folded color map, measuring approx. 14 7/8" tall by 13 1/8" wide, titled: "Map of the Irish Republic showing result of General Elections, Dec. 1918, " published by The Friends of Irish Freedom, 280 Broadway, New York. Dust jacket has some all-over soil; chipped at edges and along spine. 120506A View more info

THE BATTLE OF BALTINGLASS

By: Earl. Lawrence.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017937

Condition: Very good


Octavo, patterned board with clear acetate cover. ix [5] 3-241 pages + colophon. Light wear at cover edges, else Very Good. No dust jacket. 120506A View more info

THE MODERN TRAVELLER TO THE EARLY IRISH CHURCH.

By: Hughes, Kathleen, and Ann Hamlin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dublin and Portland, Four Courts Press: 1997

Edition: new edition

Seller ID: 000015602

ISBN: 1851821945

Condition: Fine


Trade paperback. xii + 135 pages. Includes black and white line drawings, map, list of recommended sites, further suggestions for reading 1977-1997, index. 081006A View more info

Ancient Objects in Irish Bogs and Farm Lands. A Guide for Finders.

By: Leask, Harold G.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dublin, Stationery Office; issued by the Department of Education: 1952

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 000017628

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with paper covers; covers a little browned at edges. 26 pages, Measures about 6" by 9 5/8" or 15.5 cm by 24.5 cm.. Illustrated with black and white line drawings. Text is in both Gaelic and English. Archaeology, Ireland. 090617A View more info

A VIEW OF THE IRISH LANGUAGE

By: O Cuiv, Brian, Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dublin, Stationery Office: 1969

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000017430

Condition: near Very Good


Octavo, gray cloth covers, x + 156 pages plus 16 pages of black and white illustrations in the rear. Maps in the text. Essays by various contributors. A small newspaper clipping has been affixed to the title page, else Very Good. Former owner name on inside front cover. Dust jacket has some rubbing and minor chipping. 090617A. Gaelic, and Gaelic speakers, Celtic language, Celts. View more info

TEACH YOURSELF IRISH. A phrase-conversational booklet with the alphabet, simplified pronunciation and vocabulary.

By: O Morain, Padraig.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cork, O Morain Publications: no date

Seller ID: 000017726

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet, approx. 4 3/4" w by 7 1/4" tall. 52 pages, plus ads. Price of 1/6 on front cover. 090617A View more info

THE SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL O'CONNELL, M.P. in two volumes.

By: O'Connell, Daniel. Edited, with historical notices, etc. by his son, John O'Connell, Esq.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dublin, James Duffy: 1862

Seller ID: 000017760

Condition: Good


Two volumes, 3/4 red leather over marbled boards, extra gilt on spine. 12mo (approx. 4 7/8" wide by 7 1/4" tall). Vol I: 456 pages; Vol. II: 472 pages. With the bookplate of Thomas Lloyd, Beechmount, in each volume. Torn and missing piece on front free endpaper of Vol. I. Leather on covers scuffed; covers worn down to the boards at side edges; missing the spine labels indicating Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Text is clean and binding tight. 092717A. International shipping will entail an additional charge for this two volume set. View more info

ULSTER: A Brief Statement of Fact.

By: O'Hegarty, P(atrick) S(arsfield)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dublin and London, Maunsel & Co. Ltd: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015724

Condition: Very good


Stapled pamphlet, approx. 5" by 7 1/4", 47 pages. Includes map. Last four leaves have rough edges, but does not affect text. O'Hegarty (1879-1955) was an Irish writer, editor, historian and a former member of the Supreme Council of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. 061508C View more info

THE IRISH HOME RULE CONVENTION

By: Russell, George W. (A.E.), Sir Horace Plunkett; John Quinn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1917

Edition: first American edition

Seller ID: 000017288

Condition: Good +


16mo cloth over boards stamped in navy blue and gilt., 183 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's ads. Consists of three essays: "Thoughts for a Convention" by George W. Russell (A. E.); "A Defence of the Convention" by the Right Hon. Sir Horace Plunkett; "An American Opinion" by John Quinn.Titles rubbed on top cover; spine a bit browned with wear at head; light scattered foxing. 090617A View more info

FIRST IRISH GRAMMAR. Revised and Enlarged.

By: The Christian Brothers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dublin, M.H. Gill & Son Ltd: no date

Edition: revised and enlarged

Seller ID: 000018651

Condition: Very good


Wrappers, stapled gray-green card covers with black titles and design, (4 11/16" wide by 7" tall) 84 pages, includes 2 page listing of grarmmatical terms. 042407C View more info

Viceroy's Speeches 1874-1902

By: Various

Price: $300.00

Publisher: A. T. & Co. Ltd:

Seller ID: 000016290

Condition: Very Good


A collection of Speeches given by Viceroys of Ireland Between 1874 and 1902 With the bookplate of the 2nd Early Of Dudley (William Humble Ward, 1867-1932) who became the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1902--just after the last of these speeches by some of his predecessors. (Also, another former owner bookplate on front free endpaper). Approximately 610 pages. Bound in three-quarter leather over green cloth boards, with gilt spine titles and decorated on spine with gilt shamrocks and harps. Green leather has faded to brown on spine and edges. Includes: Speeches of His Grace the Duke of Abercorn,... View more info