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Irish Fairy Tales

Irish Fairy Tales

by [ILLUSTRATED] RACKHAM, Arthur; STEPHENS, James

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First Trade Edition
Published
1920
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London: Macmillan and Co, 1920. First Trade Edition. Small Quarto. 21.5cm. Twentieth century full dark green morocco leather titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board with gilt ruling to board edges. 318pp + [1pp] ads to rear. Clean and very handsome, some very light wear, a very good copy in a professional 20th century leather binding.… Read more about this item
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Sailor of Fortune; Adventures of an Irish Sailor, Soldier, Pirate Pearl Fisher, Gun Runner, Rebel and Antarctic Explorer

Sailor of Fortune; Adventures of an Irish Sailor, Soldier, Pirate Pearl Fisher, Gun Runner, Rebel and Antarctic Explorer

by McGUINESS, Charles John

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1935
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Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, 1935. First Edition. Octavo. 21cm. Publisher's heavy grain sand coloured cloth titled and decorated in black and orange to spine and front board. 312pp. Lacking dustjacket. Light sunning to spine, a little bumping and scuffing to extremities, a very good, strong copy. Internally clean, scribbled out ownership to front flyleaf. Edges untrimmed,top edge stained orange,… Read more about this item
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The Banshee and Other Poems

The Banshee and Other Poems

by TODHUNTER, John

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Second Edition
Published
1891
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Dublin: Sealy, Bryers, and Walker, 1891. Second Edition. Second printing. Octavo (18cm). In original green cloth, titled in gold on front and spine; black coated endpapers; x, 148pp.; with one page of publisher's ads facing title page. Straight and clean, rubbed at corners and spine, with multiple short tears to outer margin of pp.93-94, else Very Good. … Read more about this item
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On The Bone [Signed bookplate loosely laid-in]
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On The Bone [Signed bookplate loosely laid-in]

by O'BRIEN, [Josephine] Edna

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First Edition
Published
1989
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Warwick: Greville Press Pamphlets, 1989. First Edition. First Impression. Signed by the author on a bookplate loosely laid-in. Octavo (21.5cm); maroon wrappers; 18pp.; Fine copy in Fine wrappers, (priced £4.50 net) at rear. "This is the first ever publication of Edna O'Brien's poetry" (from the rear cover).
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Owen Wister: Advocate of Racial Hatred. An Unpatriotic American Who Seeks to Destroy American Traditions

Owen Wister: Advocate of Racial Hatred. An Unpatriotic American Who Seeks to Destroy American Traditions

by [OWEN WISTER] [IRISH INDEPENDENCE] O'Connell, Daniel T.

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First edition
Published
1920
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Washington DC: Friends of Irish Freedom National Bureau of Information, 1920. First edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed self-wraps; 12pp. Light soil; hand-stamp of the Montgomery Count (PA) Historical Society to front cover and first text leaf; Very Good. Vigorous attack, by an Irish nationalist, on Wister's anglophilic and anti-Irish tract, The Straight Deal, or the Ancient Grudge (1920). … Read more about this item
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Bernard Clare

Bernard Clare

by FARRELL, James T.

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First Edition
Published
1946
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New York: Vanguard Press, 1946. First Edition. First printing. First issue, without the tipped-in disclaimer at dedication page. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [8],367pp. Tight, clean, and unmarked; Near Fine. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $3.75 at base of front flap); c hips and a few closed tears along jacket extremities, spine and flap edges… Read more about this item
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The Young McDermott

The Young McDermott

by [SOCIAL FICTION] [IRISH-AMERICANS] McSORLEY, Edward

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First Edition
Published
1949
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1949. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 293pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly rubbed dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $3.00 on front flap); Very Good or better. Contemporary ink ownership inscription inside front cover. The Rhode Island author's second novel. Like his first, the best-selling Our Own Kind (1946), the present work… Read more about this item
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Angela's Ashes

Angela's Ashes

by McCOURT, Frank

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First Edition
Published
1996
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 364pp. Tight, clean copy, slightly rubbed at spine ends and with mild evidence of use; Very Good Plus. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $23.00 on front flap), slightly rubbed at extremities, creased at crown of spine panel; Very Good. A clean, presentable copy of… Read more about this item
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A Selection of Irish Melodies
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A Selection of Irish Melodies

by MOORE, Thomas [with] STEVENSON, Sir John

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First American Edition
Published
C [1810]
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Philadelphia: G.E. Blake's Musical Library and Circulating Library, C [1810]. First American Edition. Folio [35cm x 26cm].10 parts bound into one volume; the 9 parts of the Irish Melodies,comprising 6 "volumes", with title pages, and one volume of Moore's Sacred Songs bound in at the rear. A rather nice, heavily gilded old sheep half binding over marbled boards, rubbed… Read more about this item
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Sweeney Astray: A Version from the Irish [Signed]
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Sweeney Astray: A Version from the Irish [Signed]

by [LITERATURE] HEANEY, Seamus

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First American Edition
Published
1984
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1984. First American Edition. First Printing, trade issue, one of 5,500 copies. Octavo (24.25cm); pale green paper and brown cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in metallic green on spine; dustjacket; [x],[2],3-85,[1]pp. Signed by Heaney on the front endpaper, dated April 1985. Gentle sunning to upper board edges, some faint, scattered foxing to upper edge… Read more about this item
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Collection Two

Collection Two

by O'CONNOR, Frank

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1964
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London: Macmillan, 1964. First Edition. First impression. Octavo; turquoise cloth hardcover; dustjacket; x,[1]-340pp. Tight, and clean, about Fine in the original dustwrapper, price-clipped and with some of the usual rubbing to front and rear panels; Very Good. Late collection of O'Connor's short-stories, most originally published in The New Yorker. This was O'Connor's final story collection published in… Read more about this item
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Los Colorados del San Patricio

Los Colorados del San Patricio

by CANTÚ, Carlos H.

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First Edition
Published
1997
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N.p.: Consejo Para la Cultura de Nueva León, 1997. First Edition. First printing of 1000 copies. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial thick card wrappers with french flaps; 529,(2)pp. Fine. Text entirely in Spanish. Historical novel, set within a batallion of Irish expatriate soldiers in the Mexican Revolution.
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Collected Plays

Collected Plays

by O'CASEY, Sean

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1949-51
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London: Macmillan, 1949-51. First Edition. 12mo (20.5cm). 4 volumes in red cloth, titled in gilt, with grey and white dust jackets; I: [vi],314pp; II: [vi],354pp; III: [vi],274pp; [vi],294pp. Bookplate of James Withrow Ewing in each volume. Straight copies pushed at heads and tails, ownership marks to front free endpapers effaced: Very Good. Jackets of vols. I-II price-clipped, vols III-IV… Read more about this item
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Northern Ireland Report. Number 21 (Jan 11, 1995)

Northern Ireland Report. Number 21 (Jan 11, 1995)

by [NORTHERN IRELAND] O'CONNOR, Tim; Jim Dee, John O'Connor (et al, eds)

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1995
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Lowell, MA: Northern Ireland Report, 1995. Folded self-wrappers; 11" x 8-1/2", 12pp. Fine. Bimonthly political newsletter, described on its masthead as "an independent publication not affiliated with any political party, group or organization in Northern Ireland or the United States," though content tends to favor left politics and Republicanism. Rear cover of this issue comprises "A Message of Freedom… Read more about this item
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The Ginger Man [Signed bookplate laid-in]
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The Ginger Man [Signed bookplate laid-in]

by DONLEAVY, J.P. [James Patrick]

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Edition
Revised Edition
Published
1958
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New York: McDowell Obolensky, 1958. Revised Edition. First Printing. Bookplate signed by the author is loosely laid-in. Octavo (21cm); black cloth covered boards titled in gilt on the spine; red topstain; dustjacket by Alfred Manso; 327pp.; mild sunning to the edges of endpapers; topstain slightly faded near spine; spine ends gently nudged; about Near Fine. The red dustjacket is… Read more about this item
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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

by A.E. [pseud George William Russell]

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1935
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New York: Macmillan, 1935. First American Edition. First printing. Small octavo (19.5cm). Turquoise cloth, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 198pp. Upper board edges just a shade sunned, else Near Fine in the original printed dustwrapper, corners clipped by publisher with $2.00 price overprinted at base of front flap; darkened but legible on spine panel; Very… Read more about this item
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The Decorated Bindings in Marsh's Library, Dublin

The Decorated Bindings in Marsh's Library, Dublin

by FOOT, Mirjam M.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2004
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Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004. First Edition. Octavo (24cm). Publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt; plain endpapers; xii,130pp; 6 color plates, black and white plates throughout. Bookplate of James Mead. Gently bumped at corners, else fresh and clean: Near Fine.
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Dream of Fair to Middling Women

Dream of Fair to Middling Women

by BECKETT, Samuel

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1992
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Dublin: Black Cat Press, 1992. First Edition. First impression. Octavo (22cm); dustjacket; 241pp. Upper board corner bumped, else a Fine copy in Fine dustwrapper. Beckett's first novel, written in 1932 but never published until this posthumous edition.
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Company

Company

by BECKETT, Samuel

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First American Edition
Published
1980
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New York: Grove Press, 1980. First American Edition. First printing. Cloth-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 63pp. Fine in a crisp, unclipped dustwrapper (priced $8.95 on front flap), slightly toned and soiled on lighter portions; Near Fine, with no remainder mark to text block.
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Three Plays: Ohio Impromptu / Catastrophe / What Where

Three Plays: Ohio Impromptu / Catastrophe / What Where

by BECKETT, Samuel

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First American Edition
Published
1984
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New York: Grove Press, 1984. First American Edition. First printing. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 59pp. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustwrapper (priced $12.95 on front flap). One of those late, unaccountably scarce Beckett titles, especially hard in this condition.
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