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1. A. E. Co-Operation and Nationality. A Guide for Rural Reformers from
This to the Next Generation. Dublin. Maunsel. 1912. First. p.p.104 + 4
pages ads. Bound with a. e. The National Being - Some Thoughts on an
Irish Policy. Dublin. Maunsel. 1916. First. p.p.176. Maroon quarter calf,
gilt title on spine, raised bands. Very fine copy. €350
6. A. E. Exhibition of Paintings by George Russell. Dublin. Oriel Gallery.
Nov-Dec. 1975. Oblong quarto. p.p.19. 11 full page colour plates, all redolent
of the esoteric mysticism we associate with Russell's inspired vision.
Stiff pictorial wrappers. V.G. €195.
13. An Act for improving and repairing the road leading from Newcastle in
the county of limerick to the city of limerick and from thence to Charleville, Co. Cork. London. Eyre and Strahan. 1830. p.p. 51. Folio.
Marbled Boards, moroc. label. V.g. €195
19. Andrews, Sydney. A History of the Andrews Family, Millers of Comber.
Edited by John Burls from the manuscript of Sydney Andrews. Ipswich.
1958. First. p.p.170. 22 plates, of which 6 are coloured. White cloth with
eighteenth century Italian map of Ulster with fine dust jacket replicating
the cover design. A privately printed record of a prominent Co. Down
Family, who were noted millers for many years. V.g. €125
20. Anelius, Josephus. National Action - A Plan for the National Recovery of
Ireland. Dublin. gaelic athletic association. 1942. p.p.118. Blue printed
wrps. V.g. €135
Anster, John (of Trinity College Dublin). Faustus, A Dramatic Mystery:
The Bride of Corinth, The First Walpurgis Night. Translated from German.
London. Longman. Rees. 1835. p.p.491. Inscribed presentation copy
from Anster. Cntp. Half calf. V.g. €145
24. Apollo. The arts in Ireland. 1966. Large 4to Illustrated. Similar to previous
item, the majority of above issue devoted to the fine arts in Ireland
including furniture, painting, silver, sculpture and Irish bookbinding. Decorative
wrps. V.g. €125
Scarce Social & Economic Work.
26. Aatkinson, A. Ireland in the Nineteenth Century, and Seventh of England's
Dominion. Enriched with copious descriptions of the resources of the soil,
and seats & scenery of the North West District. Liverpool. Hamilton
Adams. 1833. First. Royal 8vo. p.p.492. Finely bound in recent half calf
gilt spine, raised bands. V.g. €650
Beatty. Bagwell, Richard. Ireland Under the Stuarts and During The Interregnum.
London. Longmans Green. 1909. First. 3 Volumes. p.p. Vol. (1) 370 (2) 388 and (3) 351. 3 Folding maps. Org. blue cloth with gilt titles on
spine. Ex. Stowe Library with B.P.'s. Scarce copies of first edition covering
the period 1603/1651. Mountjoy and Carey to Transplantation.
Not in Gilbert.
30. Banim, Michael. (the o'Hara Family). Peter of The Castle and The
Fetches. Dublin. Duffy. 1866. Green cloth, gilt spine. Scarce. €165
34. (Barrister). a Protestant Barrister. A Vindication of the Conduct of the
Irish Catholics during the Last Administration. Dublin. King. 1807. p.p.70.
Marbled boards with printed paper label. V.g. €175
36. (Beatty). Exhibition Catalogue of the Chester Beatty Collection in the
National Gallery of Ireland. A Collection of paintings of the Barbizan and
Contemporary Schools presented to the Irish nation by Mr. Alfred Chester
Beatty in July 1950. Dublin. Sign of the Three Candles. 1950. p.p.28.
Illustrated. Green printed wrappers. Scarce. V.g. €115
38. Beaufort, Daniel A. A New Map of Ireland Civil and Ecclesiastical. London.
Faden. 1792. Large folding map on linen 134 + 109cms. A most attractive
hand coloured map of Ireland with decorative cartouche depicting
church, a ship in port and cherubs at play beneath an oak tree. Explanation
key and dedication to King George the Third. Rare & largest map of 18th
Century Ireland. €950
39. Beaufort, Daniel A. Memoir of a Map of Ireland; Illustrating the Topography
of that Kingdom, and containing a Short Account of its Present State,
Civil and Ecclesiastical, with a complete index to the map. Dublin. Slater
& Allen. 1792. First. p.p.147 + 71 page index + errata. Folding map of Ireland,
coloured in outline. Subscribers list & glossary of Irish words. L.P.
copy. Later quarter vellum, gray boards. Fine. €850
40. Bantry. Copy of correspondence relating to Proposed Pier to be erected in
Bantry Harbour. London. House of Commons. 1866. p.p.34. Folio. Marbled
boards with morocco label. Fine. €135
42. Bence-Jones, Mark. Burke's Guide to Country Houses - Ireland. London.
Burke's Peerage Ltd. 1978. First. Large 4to. p.p.288. Pictorial D.J. V.g. €130
43. Bennett, Douglas. Collecting Irish Silver. London. Souvenir Press. 1984.
First. p.p.228. 4to. Prof. illustrated in colour & B/W. Fine copy in pictorial
44. Bennett, Douglas. Irish Georgian Silver. London. Cassell. 1972. First.
Large 4to. B.P. p.p.369. Profusely illustrated. Essential reference book for
collectors of rare Irish Silver and first editions in this condition are scarce. Fine copy in decorative D.J. €950
47. Benson, Rev. Charles W. Our Irish Song Birds. Dublin. Hodges Figgis.
1901. p.p.206. Illustrated. Org. green cloth, gilt title on spine. Slightly
nicked at top of spine o/w G. €165
49. Bernard, Nicholas D. D. The Life and Death of the Most Reverend and
Learned Father of our Church Dr. James ussher, Late Arch-Bishop of Armagh,
and Primate of All Ireland. Published in a Sermon at his Funeral at
the Abbey of Westminster, April 17, 1656. London. Tyler. 1656. p.p.119 +
6 pages ads. Small 8vo. Cntp. calf with rebacked spine. Folding portrait
frontis. Some staining in margins. Scarce. €395
Glenlo Abbey Copy.
50. Berry, Rev. J. Fleetwood. The Story of St. Nicholas', Collegiate Church,
galway. Galway. O'Gorman & Co. 1912. First. 4to. Illustrated. p.p.106.
Org. gilt maroon cloth, Glenlo Abbey Copy. Good. €225
52. Betham, Sir William. Irish Antiquarian Researches. Dublin. Curry.
1826/27. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 242 (2) 255 plates, come folding and hand
coloured. Later quarter linen and yellow boards. Rare. €625
54. Bigger. Catalogue of Books and Bound Mss. of the Irish Historical, Archaeological
and Antiquarian Library of the Late Francis Joseph Bigger.
Presented to the Belfast Public Library as a memorial by his brother Lt.
Col. F. C. Bigger. Belfast. Adams. 1930. p.p.303. Stiff printed wrps. V.G. €250
55. Binns, Jonathan. The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland. London. Longman Orme Brown & Co. 1837. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 418 + Errata (2) 460. Large folding map coloured to show Author's route and 9 litho plates. Black cloth with gilt titles on spines. Owner’s signature on T.P.'s.
60. Blake-Forster, Charles French. The Irish Chieftains, or A Struggle for
the Crown. Dublin. McGlashan and Gill. 1872. First. p.p.728. Royal 8vo.
College brand on T.P. Org. green cloth, gilt floral borders with gilt harp in
oval floral surround on upper cover. V.g. Scarce. €550
64. Book of Armagh - The Patrician Documents. Dublin. S.O. 1937. 4to.
p.p.28. Introduction by Edward Gwynn. Includes 24 pages of facsimiles in
collotype of Irish manuscripts. B.P. of Manx Museum. Half blue calf, gilt
title on spine. V.G. & Scarce. €295
Book of Common Prayer. According to the use of the Church of Ireland,
together with the Psalter or Psalms of David and the form or manner of
making, ordaining and consecrating of Bishops, Priests and Deacons. Constitutions
& Canons Ecclesiastical treated upon by the Archbishops &
Bishops and the rest of the Clergy in Ireland. Dublin. George Grierson.
1751. 4to. 3 vols. in 1, each with separate title page. Fine recent half calf,
marble boards. V.G. €300
Book of Kells. London. Thames & Hudson. 1974. p.p.230. Folio. Numerous
full page colour plates. Pristine in decorative slip case. €195
67. Borlase, Edmund. The History of the Execrable Irish Rebellion trac'd
from many preceding Acts, to the Grand Eruption the 23. of October, 1641
and thence pursued to the Act of Settlement, 1662. London. Printed for
Henry Brome, and Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Church Yard. 1680.
Folio. p.p.(XXXII) 327, 138 (Appendix), 14 (index) + errata and folding
chart. Title printed in red & black. Cntp. calf with later label on spine. Rare V.G. €1,350
Borlase, Edmund. The Reduction of Ireland to the Crown of England
with the Governors since the Conquest by King Henry II Anno MDCLXXII.
With some passages in their Government. A brief account of the
Rebellion Anno Dom. MDCXLI. Also, the original Charters of the Universitie
of Dublin and the Colledge of Physicians. London by Andrew
Clarke, for Robert Clavel, at the Peacock in St. Paul's Church-yard. 1675.
p.p.(XLIX) 284. Fine recent half calf, gilt spine. Rare. €1,200
Boulter, Hugh. Letters written by his Excellency Hugh Boulter, D. D.
Lord Primate of All Ireland to several Ministers of State in England containing
an account of the most interesting transactions which passed in Ireland
from 1724 to 1738. 2 Vols. in 1. Dublin. George Faulkner. 1770.
p.p.(1) 288, (2) 209. Fine copy, half calf - crimson moroc. label. €375
Bourke, Rev. Ulick J. The College Irish Grammar, containing, besides
the usual subject of grammar, some remarks in the form of dissertation on
the orthography of the language; how it can become fixed; on the number
of declensions, and number of conjugations … compiled chiefly with a
view to aid the students of Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, and of the
Catholic University of Ireland; in the study of the National language.
Dublin. Mullany. 1862. p.p.320. Lacks E.P.'s. Org. green cloth, some staining,
gilt title on spine. €65
Bowen, Elizabeth. Bowen's Court. London. Longmans Green & Co. 1942.
First. p.p.341. Illustrated. Fine copy in D.J. €125
Classic story of a Cromwellian soldier, Colonel Henry Bowen, who received
a grant of land in North Cork and of the home Bowen's Court, built
by a descendent and the drama of County Cork life for the following three
Bradshaw, W. H. enniskillen Long Ago - A Historical Sketch of the
Parish of "Inishkeene, In lacu ernensi" now called Enniskillen. Dublin.
Herbert. 1878. First. p.p.159. Illustrated. Later green buckram, gilt title on
spine. V.G. €275
(Boyle, Robert). Occasional Reflections Upon Several Subjects, whereto
is premis'd a Discourse About such kinds of Thought. London. Herringman.
1669. Second Edition. p.p.413 + 7 additional pages. Contemporary
speckled calf, gilt floral motifs on corners. Spine rebacked, later calf. V.G. €675
Robert Boyle, the youngest son of the Earl of Cork was born in Lismore
Castle in 1627. He became the leading scientist of his day and propounded
the famous Boyle's Law, that the volume of gas varies inversely as the
Boyle, Robert. Some Considerations Touching the Usefulness of Experimental
Natural Philosophy, propos'd in a familiar discourse to a friend by
way of invitation to the study of it, The second tome, containing the later
section of the second part. Oxford. Henry Hall. 1671. 6 parts and preamble.
p.p. total 204. Old staining throughout but text fully legible. Recent
gray boards. Scarce. €575
79. Boyle, Roberto. Origo Formarum et Qualitatum Luxta Philosophiam Corpuscularem
Considerationbus & Experimentis Illustrata. (Ad modum Annotationum
in Tentamen circa nitrum primitus conscripta. Genevae
Samuelem de Tournes. 1688. Small 4to. p.p.30 and 147. Later mottled
cream cloth, title on spine. €1,650
81. Boyle, The Honourable Robert. The Origine of Formes and Qualities,
(according to the Corpuscular Philosophy) illustrated by Considerations
and Experiments, written formerly by way of notes upon an Essay about
Nitre. Oxford. R. Hall Printer to the University. 1666. First. p.p.433 and 1
page errata. Fine full calf (recent), raised bands and green and gold moroc.
Labels on spine. New E.P.'s. V.g. €1,950
Boyle, The Honourable Robert. The Sceptical Chymist or Chymico -
Physical Doubts & Paradoxes, Touching the Spagyrist's Principles Commonly
called Hypostatical, as they are wont to be Propos'd and defended
by the generality of Alchymists. London. Dawsons. 1965. Limited Edition
(500). A scarce photo facsimile of possibly the most important work in the
history of science. Very scarce in that this is the first reprint of the text of
the 1661 first edition and also the first facsimile edition. p.p.442. Org. maroon
cloth, title in gilt. B.P. Pristine. €450
83. Boyle, Grew, Nehemias. Anatomie des Plantes et L'Ame Des Plantes par
Mr Dedu avec un Recueil d'experiences & observations curieuses faites par
Mr. grew & (Robert) Boyle Leide. Pierre Vander. 1685. p.p. part (1) 310,
part (2) 108. Contemporary calf, rebacked. New moroc. label. Scarce
Orrery. Castrucci Bonamici. Commentariorum De Bello Italico. C. 1740.
Small 4to. 2 Vols in 1. p.p.(1) 128 & (2) 141. Fine Cork & orrery book
plate and signed by John Boyle 5th Earl "Orrery, Leicester Fields Sept.
11th 1747". Cntp. calf with gilt Orrery Coronet on spine. Good. €275
86. Brash, Richard Bolt. The Ogham Inscribed Monuments of the Gaedhil in
the British Islands, with a dissertation on the Ogham character. Illustrated
with fifty photo-lithographic plates. Edited by G.A. Atkinson. London.
Bell. 1879. First. Half calf, gilt title on spine, rubbed. €350
89. Brett, William. Reminiscences of louth - An Authentic and Truthful Narrative
of Political and Social Events which occurred in the County Louth
1801 to the year 1836. Dundalk. Dundalgan Press. 1913. Second edition.
p.p.53. Black buckram, gilt title on spine. V.G. €135
90. Brinkley, John D. D. (Late Lord Bishop of Cloyne) Elements of Plane
Astronomy. Dublin. Milliken & Son. 1836. p.p.287. First. Folding illustrations.
Later fine quarter calf, marbled boards. V.G. €225
91. Brooks, Eric St. John. Register of the Hospital of St. John the Baptist.
Dublin S.O. 1936. 4to. p.p.422. Attractive cloth binding, paper label. V.G. €135
Dedicated to John O'Connell M.P.
92. Browne, R. Dillon M.P. Debate on the First Reading of the Protection of
Life (Ireland) Bill. London. Pickering. 1846. First. p.p. 306 + 20 page publisher's
list. Org. cloth, paper label on spine. Good. €295
97. Burke, Sir Bernard. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed
Gentry of Ireland. London. Harrison. 1899. p.p.495 + 16 page publishers
list. Royal 8vo. Org. red gilt cloth. B.P. of Raymond De la Poer of Kilcronagh,
Co. Kilkenny and signed by him on T.P. Fine copy. €675
Burke. The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. London. F.C.
and J. Rivington. 1808. 8vols. Cntp. half calf, marbled boards. Fine set.
Scarce First Edition.
99. Burke, John and John Bernard Burke. A Genealogical and Heraldic
Dictionary of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland. London. Colburn.
1846. First. 3 Vols. p.p.(1) 782, (2) 892 and (3) 354 plus 312 page
index. Full contemporary brown calf, gilt borders on covers and raised
bands on spines. A.E.G. Fine copy of this scarce first edition, indispensable
to the landed classes and aristocracy of the 19th Century. €900
Burke. The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. London. F.C.
and J. Rivington. 1808. 8vols. Cntp. half calf, marbled boards. Fine set.
105. Capel, Arthur. Letters written by his Excellency arthur Capel, Earl of
Essex. Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in the year 1675 to which is prefixed an
Historical Account of his life. London. J. Dodsley. 1770. First. Large 4to.
p.p.428. Fine half calf & marbled boards (recent). Good. €525
Tipperary Army Chaplain & Writer.
110. Carve (Carew) Thomas. Itinerarium, thomas Carve, Tipperariensis, Sacellani
Majoris, Anglorum, Scotorum, Hibernorum Sub Exercitu Caesarea
Majestatis Militanium, cum Historia Facti Butleri, Gordon Lesley et. Aliorum.
London. Quaritch. 1859. Limited edition of only 102 copies. p.p.432.
Portrait frontis. Very fine half calf (recent) gilt spine, raised bands, marbled
112. Cibber. An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian and late
Patentee of the Theatre-Royal. Written by himself. London. Dodsley. 1756.
Fourth edit. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 324 and (2) 303 + 30 page index. Portrait frontis.
Cntp. Calf. Good. €275
113. Clapperton, James. Instructions for the Small Farmers of Ireland on the
cropping and culture of their farms. Dublin. Curry Jnr. & Co. p.p.35 + 1
page ad. Later marbled boards & moroc. label. V.G. €125
116. Clarke, Austin. The Echo at Coole & Other Poems. Dublin. Dolmen
Press. 1968. First. p.p.78. D.J. V.G. €55
Signed Limited Edition.
117. Clarke, Harry. The Years at the Spring. An Anthology of Recent Poetry
compiled by L.D.O. Walters. London. Harrap. 1920. Limited Edition of
250 copies. Signed by Harry Clarke. Cntp. half calf. V.G. €1,350
118. Clarke, M.V. Registrum cartarum monasterii B.V. Mariae de Tristenagh
in commitatu occidentalis midiae fundati et dotati a Galfredo de Constantine.
Register of the Priory of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Tristernagh. Transcribed
and edited from the Manuscript in the Cathedral Library, Armagh.
With a preface by J.S.A. Macauley and K.M.E. Murray. With folding map
of the property of Tristernagh Abbey. Dublin. S.O., 1941. p.p.141. V.G. €125
120. Cobbe, Alex and Terry Friedman. James Gibbs in Ireland - Newbridge,
His Villa for Charles Cobbe, Archbishop of Dublin. Cobbe Foundation.
2005. p.p.82. Large 4to. Numerous plates. Loosely inserted 3 signed letters
from alec Cobbe to Sir Howard Colvin. Outstanding architectural
production. Stiff pictorial wraps. Mint. €150
121. Clonmel. Tercentenary of the Siege of Clonmel 1650 - 1950. Clonmel.
The Nationalist. 1950. 4to. p.p.100 + 48 advertising pages. Numerous illustrations.
Pictorial wraps. Scarce. €150
Rare Diocesan History.
123. Cogan, Rev. A. The Diocese of Meath, Ancient and Modern. Dublin. John
F. Fowler. 1862/70. First. 3 Vols. p.p.(1) 427, (2) 560 and (3) 681. Volumes
2 & 3 published by Joseph Dollard, Dublin. Later brown cloth, gilt
titles. V.G. €750
Standard work and the first complete history of a Catholic Diocese in Ireland.
This important history was compiled in the aftermath of the famine
and the Diocesan archive from which he gleaned his material was subsequently
destroyed, further enhancing the importance of this work.
Signed Presentation Copy/ North Cork Interest
124. (Colt, Margaret). A Hunting Holiday in the County Cork. New York. Privately
printed. First. 1936. p.p.101. Illustrated. Org. attractive pictorial
boards. Inscribed presentation copy. "For Aunt Kitty and Uncle Sam, hoping
they may be entertained by our Irish adventures. Margaret Cole, Jan
1937". An account of a 6 weeks hunting holiday in North Cork during
the period 24/2/1936 to 1/4/1936. Margaret Cole was one of four wealthy
Americans who based themselves at longueville House, Mallow and
hunted in Cork, limerick & tipperary during their holiday. They appear
to have been well entertained by the North Cork Aristocracy. Fine
plates of longueville House (3), Byblox House in Doneraile, Main Street
Mallow and numerous other illustrations.
See Illustration. Rare. €425
129. Connellan, Owen. The Annals of Ireland translated from the original Irish
of the Four Masters with Annotations by Philip Mac Dermott M.D. and the
Translator. Dublin. Geraghty. 1846. p.p.736. Colour frontispiece, lacks
original map but later map tipped in. Beautiful recent half calf with marbled
boards, gilt spine. €675
132. Conor, William. Exhibition Catalogue. Belfast. McClelland Galleries.
1969. p.p.38. Illustrated Limited Edition (500). Stiff pictorial wrappers. Scarce Conor Catalogue. €150
134. Conor, William. The Irish Scene. Belfast. Derek MacCord. 1944. Folio.
p.p.26. 12 Full page illustrations, half of which are in colour. Green cloth.
Gilt title on spine. V.G. €325
135. Conran, Michael. The National Music of Ireland containing the History
of the Irish Bards, the National Melodies, the Harp and Other Musical instruments
of Erin. Dublin. Duffy. 1846. First. p.p.286. Cntp. half calf gilt
spine. Scarce Good. €350
152. Co. Cork. 3 Reports bound as one. (1) Report upon the inquiry recently
held by order of the Board of Trade in the case of the wreck of the "San
Francisco" in Clonakity Bay, County Cork in January 1867. p.p.46.
Railway and Canal Bills - West Cork Railway Bill, Cork & Macroom
Direct Railway Bill & Cork, Blarney & Macroom Railway Bill. 1861.
A bill for confirming a provisional order made by the Board of Trade relating
to the maintenance and regulation of the Harbour and Port of Cork
1861. p.p.12. Folio. Recent marbled boards with moroc. label. V.G. €375
153. Crookhaven. Crookhaven Lighthouse. Correspondence relating to the
erection upon Rock Island of the present lighthouse for Crookhaven Harbour.
London. House of Commons. 1861. p.p.40. Folio. Recent marbled
boards with moroc. label. V.G. €300
157. Costello, Mrs. (Edited by). Amrain Muige Seola. Dublin. Talbot Press.
1923. p.p.150. Traditional folk songs from galway & Mayo collected by
Mrs. Costello of tuam, Co. Galway. 4to. Black buckram, title in gilt on
spine. V.g. Scarce. €175
159. Craig, Maurice. Irish Bookbindings 1600-1800. London. Cassell & Co.
1954. First. p.p.47 + 58 full page plates and 58 pages of descriptions. Large
4to. D.J. in glassine wrps. Loosely inserted is a 14 page booklet by
Maurice Craig inscribed "Walter with best wishes from Maurice March
1976". Scarce with signed ephemera. Good. €525
162. Craig, Maurice & Michael Craig. Mausolea Hibernica. Dublin. Lilliput
Press. 1999. First. p.p.118. Illustrated inscribed presentation copy from
Maurice to Howard (Colvin) in Latin & English dated June 1999. Fine in
D.J. Scarce. €195
Inscribed by Illustrator.
163. (Craik, Dinah). The Unknown Country. London. Macmillan. 1887.
p.p.187. 4to. Illustrated by Frederick Noel Paton. Inscribed on title page "To Betty from F.N.P. 1908".
Illustrations of Northern and Donegal Scenes. V.G. €225
164. Crawford, Michael George. Legendary Stories of The Carlingford Lough
District. Newry. Frontier Sentinel. 1924. p.p.195. Green cloth incorporating
original printed wrps. V.G. €135
167. Croker, T. Crofton. The Popular Songs of Ireland. London. Colburn.
1839.First. p.p.340. Black buckram, gilt title on spine. V.G. €125
168. Croker, T. Crofton. Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland.
London. Tegg. C. 1862. p.p.366. Org. green cloth with gilt harp in oval
floral border. Good. €195
170. Cumberland, Richard. The Battle of Hastings. A Tragedy adapted for
theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane
and Covent-Garden. London. Bell. 1793. p.p.71. Recent marbled boards,
moroc. label. V.G. €135
Kerry Folk Tales
173. Curtin, Jeremiah. Hero Tales of Ireland. Collected by Jeremiah Curtin.
London. Macmillan. 1894. First. p.p.558. Org. green cloth. Scarce. €150
175. Dagg, T.S.C. Hockey in Ireland. Tralee. The Kerryman. 1944. First.
p.p.232. Illustrated. Signed by Author 9/4/1949 on the occasion of England
v. Ireland International at Londonbridge Road, Dublin. Org. green cloth. V.G. €135
176. D'alton, John. The History of the County of Dublin. Dublin. Hodges& Smith. 1838. First. p.p.943. Cntp. half calf, gilt spine. V.G. €425
177. D'alton, John. The History of Ireland from the earliest period in the year
1245, when the Annals of Boyle, which are adopted, as the running text authority,
terminate. Dublin. Published for the Author. 1845. p.p.283. Vol. 1
only (Ex.2) Illustrated. Subscribers list. Org. red cloth, gilt title on spine.
Org. title glued on spine. €125
181. De Jubainville, J. D'arbois. The Irish Mythological Cycle and Celtic
Mythology. Translated from the French with additional notes. By Richard
Irvine Best. Dublin, Hodges Figgis, 1903. p.p.240. Fine. Scarce. Org.
183. Dease, edmund F. A Complete History of The Westmeath Hunt from it's foundation with descriptions of the country and accounts of runs, reminiscences
of different packs which have hunted in the county during the
last hundred years, and some interesting bits of county history. Amusing
scenes in the field and list of members (illustrated) with likenesses by
Colonel James Smyth. Dublin. Browne & Nolan. 1898. First. Large 4to.
L.P. p.p.158. Prof. illustrated. Org. red & cream cloth. Rare. V.G. €1,250
184. De Burca, Seamus De. Find the Island or a Trip to Galway. A Farcical
Comedy in Three Acts. Dublin. Bourke. p.p.83. Bound with Charles J.
Kickham's Knocknagow or the Homes of Tipperary - a new dramatisation
by Seamus De Burca. Dublin. Bourke. 1945. p.p.67. Bound with Two
plays - Michael Dwyer Keeps His Word and They Met Again. Dublin.
Bourke. C.1945. p.p.32. Illustrated. Inscribed by Author 22nd July 1948. Green cloth. G. €135
186. Dempsy, Rev. P. CC. Avoca - A History of the Vale. Dublin. Browne& Nolan. 1912. First. p.p.71 + 6 pages ads. Folding map and photographic illustrations.
Fine quarter linen, blind stamped boards, gilt title. Fine local
190. Discussion. Authenticated Report of the Discussion which took place between
the Rev. t. D. gregg and the Rev. thomas Maguire in the Round
Room of the Rotundo on the 29th May, 1838, June 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th
and 7th. Dublin. Richard Coyne 1839. p.p.624. Half calf, marbled boards. Good. €295
191. Dobbs, M. E (Maigread Níc. Dobs). Sidelight on the Tain Age and Other
Studies. Dundalk. Tempest. 1917. First. p.p.86. Scarce original photo of
author tipped in on end paper and 2 page holograph letter from Author
also included. Org. quarter linen, green printed boards. V.G. €225
195. Doran, A.L. Bray and Environs. Bray. Doran. 1903. p.p.142 + 4 blank
memorandum pages. 3 Folding maps (one loose in pocket) and twenty two
half-tone illustrations. Org. blue gilt cloth. Scarce. €175
200. Doyle, Rychard. Manners and Customs of Ye Englyshe drawn by Richard Doyle and P. Leigh, Mr. Pips Hys Diary. London. Bradbury& Evans. 1849. First. 2 Vols. in 1. p.p.164. Numerous full page plates by
Doyle. Fine crimson morocco binding - gilt title. A.E.G. V. G. €175
201. Doyle. Gaultier, Ron (Editor). The Book of Ballads. London. Blackwood.
1864. First. p.p.256. Illustrated by Richard Doyle, John Leech& Cromquill. Beautiful contemporary blue morocco, gilt ornate spine with
crimson label and gilt borders on covers. Marbled E.P.'s. Fine Copy. €175
202. Drennan, William. The Drennan Letters. Being a selection from the correspondence
which passed between William Drennan, M.D. and his
brother-in-law and sister Samuel and Martha McTier during the years
1776-1819. Edited by D. A. Chart. Illustrated. Belfast, S.O. 1931. p.p. xv,
432. Subscriber's list. Org. blue cloth. V.g. €175
203. Drennan, the late Dr. Glendalloch and Other Poems by the late Dr.
Drennan with additional verses by his sons. Dublin. Robertson. 1859. Second
edition. p.p.280. News clipping inserted. Org. gilt cloth. V. G. €125
204. Dundas, W. H. Enniskillen - Parish and Town. Dundalk Tempest and Enniskillen.
Weaver. 1913. First. p.p.197. Folding map, 10 plates. Org. red
gilt cloth. Good. €225
205. Dunn, Joseph. The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cualnge "The Cualgne
Cattle-Raid". Now for the first time done entirely into English out of
the Irish of the Book of leinster and Allied Manuscripts. With two pages
in facsimile of the manuscripts. London. Nutt. 1914. p.p. xxxvi, 382.
206. Dunphy, Eamon. Only a Game. The Diary of a Professional Footballer.
Kestrael Books, 1976. First. D.J. Book traces a traumatic 3 / 4 month period
for Millwall F.C. during the latter half of 1973 and for Dunphy himself
who left the Club in December. A classic "fly on the dressing room
wall" Account of professional football far removed from the glamour and
wealth of the contemporary game. A unique and sometimes moving insight
into professional football and the people who inhabit its "field of
dreams". p.p.191. V.G. €75
209. Dunraven. earl of Dunraven. The Legacy of Past Years. A study of Irish
history. London. Murray. 1911. First. p.p.285 + 2 pages ads. Dunraven's
obituary from Manchester Guardian 18/6/1926 inserted. Printed D.J. V.G. €135
210. Dunraven. earl of Dunraven. Past Times and Pastimes. London. Hodder & Stoughton. 1922. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 260, (2) 244. 2 Portrait frontispieces.
Org. blue cloth, gilt titles on spines. Some spotting. B.P. of Henry
Moore - Review copies. €175
211. Dunraven. Earl of Dunraven. Notes on Irish Architecture. By Edwin,
Third Earl of Dunraven. Edited by Margaret Stokes. London. George Bell.
1877. First. Imperial Folio. 2 Volumes. Text. p.p.(1) 127 and (2) 205 + 28
indices etc. Both volumes beautifully illustrated with in total 164 pristine
plates, 19 lithographs and 160 engravings on wood. Very fine coloured
map of Ireland (usually missing) in volume 2. Some library numbers on
verso of title pages. Magnificently bound in crimson three quarter morocco,
gilt spines. Extremely rare. €5,950
Edwin Richard Wyndham Quin was born in London in 1812. He succeeded
his father as third Earl in 1850. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin,
he had represented Glamorgan as a conservative 1837-1851. A life long enthusiast
of archaeology, he was a founder member with Petrie and
o'Donovan of the Irish Archaeological Society in 1840. The above work,
justly recognised as the finest and most lavish of all Irish Archaeological
productions is renowned for the quality of the photographs and lithos. Dunraven,
a convert to Catholicism, a highly regarded and popular landlord
and a man of considerable intellectual powers regarded "notes on Irish Architecture
as his finest achievement and his most appropriate legacy". Pristine
copies of this work rarely appear on the market.
212. Dwyer, Rev. James O. P. The Dominicans of Cork City and County. Cork.
Guy & Co. 1896. First. p.p.199. Illustrated. Org. gilt brown cloth. V. G . €295
215. Eustace, P. Beryl and Olive C. goodbody. Quaker Records Dublin. Abstracts
of Wills. Dublin. S.O. 1957. p.p.136. Royal 8vo. Org. red cloth, gilt
title on spine. V. G. €125
216. (Edgeworth, Maria). Caste Rackrent; An Hibernian tale taken from facts
and from the manners of the Irish squires before the years 1782. London.
Johnson. 1800. Second edition. p.p.214. Cntp. half calf, marbled boards.
Moroc. label on spine. V. G. €280
Seminal Work on Children's Education.
217. Edgeworth, Maria and R. l. edgeworth. Practical Education. 1801. Second
edition. 3 Vols. p.p.(1) 412, (2) 386 and (3) 387. Illustrated. Org.
speckled calf. Rebacked with later calf. Fine set. €450
222. Egan, P. M. History, Guide & Directory of County and City of Waterford.
Kilkenny. P. M. Egan. 1894. First. C. 900 pages. Folding coloured maps
and numerous plates. Original gilt cloth with advertisement end papers.
Rear cover stained. Scarce. €450
Inscribed Presentation Copy.
226. Ervine, St. John. The State of The Soul-The Essex Hall Lecture 1939.
London. Lindsey Press. 1939. First. p.p.48. Inserted on T.P. "To Professor
Keir from St. John ervine". Also signed typed (badly) letter to Professor
Keir dated 9/5/1939. Org. blue printed wrps. V. G. €145
233. Falkiner, C. Litton. Illustrations of Irish History and Topography, mainly
of the seventeenth century. London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1904. First.
Fine coloured map of Ireland and two folding maps of Dublin. p.p.433 +
40 pages. Publishers list. Org. brown cloth, gilt title on spine. V. G. €125
Heroic Quaker Legacy.
234. Famine. Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of
Friends during the Famine in Ireland in 1846 and 1847. Dublin. Hodges & Smith. 1852. First. p.p.478. Famine print. "Funeral at Skibbereen" tipped in to E.P. Ex. Library. Discreet blind stamps. Scarce. Green buckram. €395
Depicts the wonderful compassionate work of the unsung heroes of the famine, the Quakers, who risked their lives and their resources
Longford Local History.
235. Farrell, James P. History of the County Longford. With numerous illustrations
and folding genealogical table. Dublin. Dollard. 1891. First.
p.p.361. 4to. (Last 3 pages in facsimile). Green buckram. Scarce. Local
history. Good. €525
237. Fenton, Seamus. Kerry Tradition - The Peerlas Poets of the Kingdom.
Tralee. The Kerryman. n.d. First. p.p.88 + 2 pages ads. Illustrated. Buckram,
moroc. label. Scarce. €135
239. Ferguson, Sir Samuel. Poems. Dublin. McGee. 1880. First. p.p.168 + 1
page ad. Org. attractive blue gilt cloth with circular gilt Celtic motif in
centre of upper cover & reproduced in blind on lower cover. V. G. €135
244. Fitzpatrick, William J. "The Sham Squire" and the Informers of 1798. With a View of their Contemporaries. To which are added Jottings about
Ireland Seventy Years Ago. Boston. Patrick Donahoe. 1866. Rare first U.S.
Edition. p.p.379 + 1. Frontispiece. Fine recent quarter calf, marbled boards. V. G. €225
Signed Limited Edition - Limerick Interest.
248. Fleming, Fr. John. Reflections, Historical and Topographical on Ardpatrick,
Co. Limerick (1978). Limited edition (600). Inscribed on E.P. "For
Sr. Assumpta with thanks John Fleming". Illustrated. Fine County Limerick
local history by John Fleming who is presently Bishop of Killala.
Pictorial D.J. V. G. €175
249. Flynn, Paul J. The Book of the Galtees and the Golden Vein. A border
history of tipperary, limerick and Cork. Dublin. Hodges, Figgis. 1927.
First. p.p. xiii, 417. Map. Illustrated. Org. yellow cloth, gilt title on spine. Good. €275
251. Fraser, Robert. General View of the Agriculture and Mineralogy, present
state and circumstances of the County Wicklow with observations on the
means of their improvement, drawn up for the consideration of the Dublin
Society. Dublin. 1801. First. p.p. xv, 289 + errata. Later attractive quarter
vellum, marbled boards, hand bound by liam Miller of the Dolmen Press.
Author's presentation copy. V. G. €675
252. Friel, Brian. The Enemy Within. With introductory notes by the Author & Thomas Kilroy. Dublin. Gallery Press. p.p.72. Fine in printed D.J. €125
253. (Furniss, Harry). Parry, edward abbott. Gamble Gold. London.
Hutchinson. 1907. First. With illustrations by Harry Furniss. p.p.248.
Loosely inserted 2 page letter from Wexford born Furniss. Very fine crimson
gilt cover. V. G. €175
260. Gaskin, James J. Varieties of Irish History from Ancient and Modern
Sources and Original Documents. Dublin. Kelly. 1869. First. p.p. 446 + 2
page publishers list. 4 Fine coloured cromo lithographs of Dalkey Island,
Kingstown, Killiney Bay& Hill and Bray Head & esplanade. Also fine
coloured folding map of the environs of Dublin including the county of
Wicklow. Org. green gilt cloth. Scarce. €395
264. Gibbon, Monk. The Branch of Hawthorn Tree. London. The Greyhound
Press. 1927. First. Small 4to. p.p.85 + limitation page. Limited edition
(500). Quality printing from Deberny type on arches paper. Large paper.
Illustrated in colour by Picart le Doux. Stiff pictorial wrps with glassine
cover. This work won silver medal in the Tailteann Literary Competition
at Dublin in August 1928. V. G. €150
265. Gibbon, Monk - The Tremulous Spring. Hampshire At the Sign of the
Greyhound. 1926. Limited edition number 5 (Ex. 250). p.p.28. Small 4to.
D.J. G. €125
267. Graves, Rev. James. A Roll of the Proceedings of the King's Council in
Ireland, for a portion of the sixteenth year of the reign of Richard the Second
A.D. 1392-93. With an appendix. London. Trubner & Co. 1877. First.
p.p.342. Royal 8vo. Folding lithograph of manuscript facsimile. Ex. Lib.
Quarter roan, org. cloth. V. G. Scarce. €350
268. Gilbert, John T. A Contemporary History of Affairs in Ireland from 1641
to 1652 with an appendix of original letters and documents. Dublin. Irish
Archaeological & Celtic Society. 1879. 4to. 6 Volumes in 4. Illustrated,
folding facsimile of pages of manuscripts. Beautiful set, in an outstanding
Irish contemporary binding, three quarters calf, marble boards with gilt
decorative spines. Finest set I have seen of this important work. B.P.'s. €2,950
269. Gilbert, John T. A Contemporary History of Affairs in Ireland from 1641
to 1652. Now for the first time published with an Appendix of Original Letters and Documents. Dublin. I.A. and C.S. 1879-1880. 6 Volumes. 4to.
Fine in original cloth. Mountgarret and Butler B.P.'s fine. €2,500
Major reference work for Irish Historians. Detailed description on life in
Ulster, Owen Roe O'Neill, The Plantation of Ulster which also covers the
hostility between the native Irish and the mainly Scotch Planters.
270. Gilbert, J. T. Historic and Municipal Documents of Ireland.. A.D. 1172 -
1320 From the Archives of the City of Dublin. London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1870. First. p.p.560 + 31 pages publisher's list. Royal 8vo. Ex. lib.
Society of antiquaries of Scotland. Quarter roan, blue boards.
V. G. Scarce. €395
272. Gimlette, Thomas. The History of the Huguenot Settlers in Ireland and
other Literary Remains. With maps and illustrations. Bound with French
Settlement in Waterford. The Synods in Cashel. The Feuds of the Bishops
of Waterford and Lismore. The Dominican Priory at "The Blackfriars" and
the Ancient Cathedral of Waterford. Published for private circulation. Dunmore
East. 1888. First. Large 4to. p.p.378. Plates & maps including 2
coloured folding maps. Org. black cloth. Gilt title on upper cover. V.G. in
glassine cover. Rare. €750
Thomas Gimlette was Vicar of Dunmore East and a highly regarded
Author's Copy / Tipperary Interest.
273. Gleeson, Dermot F. Roscrea - A History of the Catholic Parish of Roscrea
from the earliest times to the present day with some account of the
territories of Ui Cairin and Eli Ui Cearbhaill. Dublin. At the sign of the
Three Candles. 1947. First. p.p.189. Illustrated and folding map. List of
subscribers. Author's own copy, blue calf, gilt title, with Author's home
address blind stamped on end paper. Scarce. €225
276. Goldsmith, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. With thirty-two illustrations
by William Mulready, R.A. London. John Van Voorst. 1845. First edition
thus small 4to. p.p.306 + 6 ads. 32 Engraved illustrations designed by
Mulready on text pages, original terracotta cloth, sides decoratively
blocked in blind, spine lettered gilt. V. G. €175
277. Goldsmith, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. London. John Van Voorst.
1843. First thus small 4to. p.p.306. 32 Fine plates by Ennis born William
Mulready. Full vellum binding by Tepper. Raised bands, gilt décor spine.
A.E.G. V. G. €350
278. Grace, Sheffield. Memoirs of the Family of Grace. London. Privately
printed. 1823. Royal 8vo. p.p.104 plus 5 double page maps and 130 plates.
Quarter calf. Blue boards. Spine with raised bands & title in gilt. V. G. €825
The Graces, one of the earliest Anglo-Norman families that had settled in
Ireland, were a leading Kilkenny family and these Memoirs are an important
source for Kilkenny and Laois regional local history.
279. Graham, Rev. John. A History of Ireland from the Relief of Londonderry
in 1689 to the Surrender of Limerick in 1691. Dublin. Wm Curry Jnr. 1839.
p.p.375. Cntp. half calf. Rubbed. €175
281. Great Western Railway - Irish Traffic. London. Waterlow. 1896. Fine
folding map of Ireland issued by the G.W.R. Co. of England. p.p.54. Stiff
wrps, blue printed, with spotting. Scarce. €135
Unopened Limited Edition.
285. Gregory, Lady. The Kiltartan Poetry Book - Prose translations from the
Irish. Dublin. Cuala Press. 1918. First limited edition (400) p.p.51 + limitation
page printed in red. Quarter linen on blue boards. A rare unopened
291. Gresham Hotel. The Gresham Hotel Dublin. Visitor's Guide to Dublin
and Wicklow. Dublin. William lawrence. 1878. p.p.115 (inclusive of 23
pages ads). Folding map of Dublin & small sepia tipped in photographs of
Dublin & Wicklow. Org. attractive green cloth with title in gilt on upper
cover. V. G. Scarce. €525
294. Grose, Francis. The Antiquities of Ireland. 1791. Folio. London. Hooper.
First edition. L.P. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) Text 88 + vignette T.P. and 140 fine plates,
Vol. (2) Text 98, + vignette T.P. and 126 fine plates. Magnificent recent
three quarters moroc., marbled boards. Décor gilt spines.
295. Grose, Francis. The Antiquities of Ireland. London. Hooper. 1791. First.
2 Vols. Folio. p.p.(1) 88 + vignette T.P. and 140 plates and (2) p.p.98 + vignette
T.P. and 126 plates. Very fine hand contemporary coloured plates.
L.P. Only 25 copies of this rare work were coloured hence the absolute
scarcity of this set. Superbly bound in three quarters green morocco, marbled
boards and ornate gilt spine. €9, 750
300. Hardiman, James. Irish Minstrelsy or Bardic Remains of Ireland with
English Poetical Translations. London. Robins. 1831. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1)
376, (2) 435. Portrait frontis of Carolan. Hardiman's most important work
and valued greater than his history of Galway. C.L.B.'s. Org. cloth, paper
labels on spines. Good. €750
301. Hardy, Francis Esq. Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James
Caulfield, Earl of Charlemont, Knight of St. Patrick. Second edition. Two
volumes. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, by G. Sidney,
Northumberland-street. 1812. Second. p.p. (1) xix 412, (2) iv, 475.½ Calf. Nick from T.P. not effecting text. €195
302. Harbour Bills - galway Harbour,Westport Port & Harbour, New Ross
Port & Harbour. 1860/1861. p.p.10. 4to. Marbled boards, moroc. label. V. G. €135
303. Haulbowline. Report to the lords Commissioners of the admiralty of
the Committee on Haulbowline Dockyard. 1896. p.p.28 with very fine
large folding, partly coloured, map of Haulbowline Dockyard surveyed
by lieut. H. B. anson R. H. commanding H.M.S. Starling. 1892. Rare
map, dimensions 65 x 85cms. Original blue printed wraps bound in attractive
marbled boards with morocco label. Scarce. €450
304. Hart, Andrew Searle D. D. An Elementary Treatise on Hydrostatics and
Hydrodynamics. Dublin. McGlashan. 1850. First. p.p.156 + 3 plates. Org.
brown cloth, missing small piece from top of spine. Scarce treatise by Dr.
Hart, a renowned fellow of Trinity College. €225
306. Hayes, Edward. The Ballads of Ireland collected and edited. London& Dublin. Fullarton. 1855. Second Edition. 2 Vols in 1. p.p.(1) 356 (2) 419.
Dedicated to gavan Duffy. Org. calf, some rubbing on spine but good
310. Healy, John. History of the Diocese of Meath. Dublin. Sealy. 1908. First.
2 Vols. Royal 8vo. p.p.(1) XII, 335 and (2) VII, 358. Fine in original cloth,
gilt titles on spine. €425
311. Healy, T.M. M.P. A Word for Ireland. Dublin. M.H. Gill & Son.
1886.First. p.p.163. Later maroon buckram. Good. €125
312. Healy, T.M. Letters and Leaders of My Day. London. Thornton Butterworth.
n.d. C.1928. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 356, (2) 323. Illustrated. Royal 8vo.
Org. green cloth, some fading. €125
313. Henderson, George. The Celtic Dragon Myth. Edinburgh. Grant. 1911.
p.p.172. 4to. Illustrated in colour by Rachel A.G. Duff. L. P. Very attractive
org. pictorial maroon gilt cloth.
314. Hennessy, William M. Ed. by Chronicum Scotorum. A Chronicle of Irish
Affairs, from the earliest times to A.D. 1135. With a supplement containing
the events from 1141 to 1150. With folding cold, plate as frontis, from
the Ms. H. 1. 18. T.C.D. London. Longmans. 1866. p.p. Ivii, 419. B.P. of
Manx Library. V. G. €375
316. Hennessy, William. The Annals of Loch Cé. A Chronicle of Irish Affairs
from A.D. 1014 to A.D. 1590. Edited with a translation by William M.
Hennessy. London. Longman & Co. 1871. First. 2 Vols. Royal 8vo. p.p.(1)
653 (2) 689. Folding litho frontis of manuscript. Quarter roan blue boards.
Fine set. Ex. Lib. €650
321. Hill, Rev. George. An Historical Account of the McDonnells of Antrim: including notices of some other Sept, Irish and Scottish. Belfast. Archer.
1873. First. p.p.510. Quarter calf, raised bands. B.P. Staining at front edges
of cover. Scarce. €495
326. Hitchcock, F.R. Montgomery. Types of Celtic Life and Art. Dublin.
Sealy, Bryers & Walker n.d. C.1915. First. p.p.137 + 7 pages ads. Org.
green cloth. Fine tight copy. €55
327. Hitchcock, F.R. Montgomery. The Midland Septs and the Pale. An account
of the early septs and later settlers of the King's county and of life
in the English pale. Dublin. Sealy, Bryers & Walker. 1908. First. p.p.311.
Org. blue cloth, gilt title on spine. V. G. €125
329. Hopkins. The Works of the Right Reverend and Learned ezekiel Hopkins,
late lord Bishop of london-Derry in Ireland collected into one
(1) The Vanity of the World.
(2) A Practical Exposition on the Ten Commandments.
(3) An Exposition on the Lord's Prayer: with a Catechistical Explination thereof by way of Question & Answer.
(4) Several Sermons and Discourse on Divers important subjects.
With an alphabetical table to the whole. London. J. Robinson et
al. 1710. Third edition. p.p.796 plus 7 page index + 1 page ads.
Folio. Cntp. calf with central panel with floral boarders. Good. €495
330. Hopkins, Ezekiel. An Exposition of the Lord's Prayer with a Catechistical
Explanation thereof, by way of Question and Answer, for the Instructing
of Youth to which are added some Sermons. London. Robinson& Churchill etc. 1698. Second edition. p.p.480. Portrait frontis. Fine contemporary
panelled calf. €225
331. Hogan, Edmund. The Description of Ireland and the state thereof as it is
at this present in Anno 1598 now for the first time published from a Manuscript
preserved in Clongowes Wood College with copious notes and engravings.
Dublin. M.H. Gill.. 1878. First. 4to. p.p.382. C.L.B.s. Later half
calf, marbled boards. V. G. €450
332. Hogan, Edmund S.J. Onomasticon Goedelicum Locorum et Tribum Hiberniae
et Scotiae. An index, with Identifications, to the Gaelic Names of
Places and Tribes. Dublin. Hodges Figgis 1910. First. p.p.700. Later quarter
calf, green boards. V. G. €425
Author's Presentation Copy.
333. Hogan, M. Lays and Legends of Thomond. Limerick. "Munster News".
1865. First. p.p.298. Vol. 1 (all published) Inscribed on introduction page "To Wm. L. Joynt Esq. this vol. is most respectful presented by the Author
as a memento of his gratitude and esteem." Org. green cloth, gilt title on
spine. Scarce provincial printing. V. G. €495
334. Hogan. Memorials of John Hogan - The Great Irish Sculptor. Born October
1800, died March 1851. Glenarm. North West of Ireland Pub. Co.
Omagh 1927. p.p.52. Illustrated. News clippings. Pictorial wrps. Scarce. €135
335. Hogan, James. Letters and Papers relating to the Irish Rebellion between 1642-46. Dublin. S.O. 1936. p.p.216. Royal 8vo. Org. red cloth, gilt title
on spine. V. G. €125
336. Hogan, James and N. McNeill o'Farrell. The Walsingham Letter-Book
or Register of Ireland, May, 1578 to December 1579. Dublin. S.O. 1959.
Royal 8vo. Org. red cloth, gilt title on spine. €195
337. Hore, Philip Herbert. (Edited by his Son) History of the Town and
County of Wexford. London. Elliot Stock. 1901/1911. 6 Volumes. First. 4
to. Vol. (1) old and New Ross. p.p.408. Illustrated. Vol. (2) tintern
abbey, Rosegarland and Clonmines, From the Earliest Times to the Rebellion
of 1798. p.p.281. Illustrated. (3) Dunbrody abbey, the great Island,
Ballyhack etc from ancient records & state papers in the British
museum and the public record offices of London & Dublin, with translation
of the Rawlinson Ms. in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, as regards Dunbrody.
p.p.276. Illustrated. (4) Duncannon fort, Kilcolgan, or
templetown, Fethard, Houseland, Portersgate, loftus Hall, galgystown,
Hook (including Churchtown), Slade, Baginbun and Bannow.
p.p.483. Illustrated. (5) the town of Wexford, with a chapter on taghmon,
and a short notice of Harperstown, the ancient seat of the Hore
Family. p.p.456. Illustrated. (6) The Town, Castle and Cathedral Church
of Ferns; The town & castle of enniscorthy, the towns of gorey and
Newtownbarry and the northern part of the county. p.p.714. Illustrated.
Original green gilt cloth with gilt oval illustrations in the centres of
upper covers. Spines have been professionally rebacked. A fine set of probably
the finest Irish local history of all.
See Illustration Rare. €4,530
Rare Economic Work.
338. Howard, Gorges Edmond. A Collection of several British and Irish Acts,
and extracts from Acts relating to the trade and revenue of Ireland in the
years 1781 and 1782 with several special precedents and observations on
the same, and other acts. Dublin. David Hay. 1782. p.p. C.775 with scarce
folding map of North Wall/liffey/Strand area of Dublin and "The ground
on which the new Custom House is to be built". lord Strangford's copy & signed by him. Numerous tables L.P. 4to. Fine recent half calf, marbled
boards, gilt spine.
See Illustration. V. G. €1,650
339. Howard, Gorges Gedmond. An Abstract and Common Place of all the
Irish, British and English statutes relative to the Revenue of Ireland and the
trade connected therewith. Dublin. Exors of David Hay. 1779. Thick 4to.
p.p.756. Presentation copy from Lord Beresford, Chief commissioner of
Revenue of Ireland to Strangford and signed by both parties. First 10 pages
worn & paper missing from top right hand margins not effecting text, o/w
fine. Fine recent half calf, marbled boards, gilt spine. Exactly similar binding
to previous item. Rare. €1,450
Scarce Economic Treatise.
340. Howard, G.E. A Treatise of the Exchequer and the Revenue of Ireland.
Dublin. J. A. Husband for E. Lynch. 1776. 2 Vols in 1. p.p.(1)323 and
(2)436 + errata page 4to. Four page subscriber list including Edmund
Burke, John Hely Hutchinson, Bishop of Cloyne etc. Fine later Victorian
half calf, yellow boards, with red moroc. label and gilt date stamp. Ex office
of Woods Library. Rare copy and the distinguished subscribers list of
key establishment figures underlines the importance of this work. Fine
tight copy. €1,500
341. Holdsworth, Joseph. Geology, Minerals, Mines & Soils of Ireland in reference
to the amelioration and industrial prosperity of the country. London.
Houlston & Wright. 1857. First. p.p.240. Fine frontis consisting of 3 Cork
Views and illustrated title page Ballinahinch lake & Castle. Org. red
blind stamped cloth, gilt title on spine. Good. €195
342. Howth. A Bill for the better accommodation of his Majesty's Packets
within the Harbour on the North side of the Hill of Howth, and for the
better Regulation of the Shipping therein. London. House of Commons.
1818. p.p.3. Bound with 2 folding maps of Howth Harbour 1832 and
Map of Howth Harbour, also the mail road leading from it to the city of
Dublin. 1832. Dimensions 81x33ms. Scarce. €395
344. Hyde, Douglas. Beside the Fire. A Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories,
edited, translated and annotated by Douglas Hyde. With additional notes
by Alfred Nutt. London. David Nutt. 1910. First. p.p. lviii, 203. Fine copy
in org. cloth. €325
345. Hyde, Douglas. Abhrain Diada Cuige Connact or The Religious Songs of
Connacht. Dublin. Gill and Unwin. p.p.420. Vol. 2. Tipped in signature of
Douglas Hyde. Oct. 28, 1927. Org. cloth stained. €150
347. Hyde. Daly, Dominick. The Young Douglas Hyde. The Dawn of The Irish
Revolution and Renaissance 1874-1893. Foreword by erskine Childers,
President of Ireland. Dublin. I.U.P. Ltd. 1974. First. p.p.232. Pictorial D.J.
348. Inquisitionum in Officio Rotulorum Cancellariae Hibernia Asservatarum
Reportorium. Dublin. Grierson. 1829. Large folio. Double columned
pages. Volume 2 relating to Ulster including Antrim, Armagh, Cavan,
Donegal, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, Monaghan and Tyrone. B.P.
of Public Records Office rebound in brown buckram in 1940. Scarce. V. G. €750
Above scarce work is the best evidences of the descent of families, and of
the transfer and possession of property during the period covered. Numerous
family settlements, deeds, wills, leases and other instruments relating
to property in Ireland are set out in full and containing the following
information (1) The date of each Inquisition and the place where taken,
the name or names of the person or persons, to whom it relates, the land
seized, acreage, real & nominal value, the heir or heirs, ages and marriage
date, the tenure by which lands were held under the crown or as tenants.
In view of the comprehensive and detailed content of above volumes they
represent an invaluable information source for historians, genealogists,
and members of the legal profession.
349. Inglis, Henry D. A Journey Throughout Ireland during the Spring, Summer
and Autumn of 1834. London. Whittaker. 1834. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1)
350 + 2 pages of ads. (2) 348. Folding map. Previous owner's signature on
T.P. Fine recent half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines. €550
350. Ireland from one or two Neglected Points of View. London. Hatchards.
1888. First. p.p.184. Anti-Gladstone, Anti Home Rule and Anti Irish diatribe
- he quotes Paddy "That's the curse of ould Ireland, Drink! That
makes a man bate his wife, starve his children, go out to shoot his landlord
- and miss him too, bedad". He quotes Charles Kingsley talking about the
human chimpanzees he encountered in Sligo "To see white chimpanzees
is dreadful; if they were black, one would not feel it so much". Cntp. half
calf marbled boards B.P. V. G.Scarce. €195
352. Irish antiquities. 15 Pamphlets 1850/1910 relating to Irish Antiquities
bound in one volume. (1) Irish spelling by osborn Bergin, (2) Castles of
Co. Limerick by t.J. Westropp, (3) Craigywarren Crannog by george
Coffey, (4) Templars in Ireland by Herbert Wood (5) Cists Dolmens &
Pillars of West Clare by t.J. Westropp (6) Notes on Sub Aqueous Tunnelling
by Sir. S. Ferguson, (7) Notice of the Annals of the Four Masters,
(8) The Message of the Masters by F.H. o'Donnell, (9) Report of Irish
Text Society 1910, (10) Eloge of the late Sir William Rowan Hamilton
by Dr Graves (11) Criticism of Dr. Atkinson's Glossary by Whitley
Stokes, (12) S.H. Bindon. Notices of Irish M.ss. in Brussels. (13) The
Boyne from Beauparc to Old Bridge (14) Guide to Celtic Antiquities in
National Museum by george Coffey and (15) Ancient Irish Mss. by J. T.
Gilbert. Cover wrappers of pamphlets are bound in at rear of collection.
Org. red cloth. V. G. €275
354. Ireland's Defence Services. A Call to Arms. A Historical Record of Ireland's
Defence Services. Dublin. Abbey Publications. C.1945. p.p.240.
4to. Title in red & black, numerous illustrations and ads. Stiff coloured
wraps. Cover stained o/w good. Quite scarce. €195
Irish Georgian Society.
356. The georgian Society Records of eighteenth Century. Domestic Architecture
and Decoration in Dublin. Dublin. Dublin University Press.
First large 4to. 5 Volumes. Prof. illustrated. Original pictorial cloth. Details
Volume 1. 1909 Limited Edition (300). p.p.19, plates 101, notes Vol. 2
1910. Limited Edition (400). p.p.166 and plates 115. Vol. 3 Limited edition
(550) p.p.160 and plates 103. Vol. 4 1912. Limited edition (550).
p.p.156 and plates 122 also with plates by Rose Barton and Alexander
Williams. Vol. 5 1913. Limited edition (600). p.p.155 including complete
index to 5 volumes, plates 129. 5 Quarto volumes in original pictorial cloth
issued in limited editions. Volume 2 is a signed presentation copy from
Page L. Dickinson, Hon. Secretary Georgian Society dated September
1910. Some staining to cover of volume 1 but in good condition. Complete
sets are extremely scarce and seldom come on the market. €4,950
Abbey on Tour.
357. Irish Plays presented by the National theatre Society at Victoria Assembly
Rooms, Cambridge on May 20th 1907 & four following nights. Folio. Scarce large 5 page programme with decorative cover. Plays staged
were (W.B. Yeats) The Hour Glass, On Baile's Strand, Kathleen Ní Houlihan,
A Pot of Broth, (lady gregory) The Rising of the Moon, The Jack-
daw, Spreading the News, The Gaol Gate, Hyacinth Halvey, (J.M. Synge)
Riders to the Sea, In the Shadow of the Glen. Last page of programme "New Irish Books". Bound in recent marbled boards, moroc. label. Fine& very scarce. €595
361. Ireland. Sketches of Ireland Sixty Years Ago. Dublin. McGlashan. 1849.
First. p.p.180. Frontis. Org. blue cloth with Guernsey Library sticker on
cover. Good. €125
363. Irvine, John. The Flowering Branch. Belfast. Derrick McCord. An Anthology
of Irish Poetry. Past & Present selected & arranged by John Irvine
1945. First small 8vo. p.p.111. Inscribed on half title "With the compliments
of John Irvine December 1944". Lovely mint pictorial D.J. An Author's
advance preview copy. Almost mint. €125
Limited Signed Edit.
364. Jacobs, Joseph. Celtic Fairy Tales. London. Nutt. 1892. First. Number 40
of a limited edition of only 115 for sale. Signed by David Nutt on limitation
page. p.p.266. L.P. Japanese vellum paper. Illustrated. B.P. Prospectus. V.G. Cloth. €135
365. (James, G.P.R.) The Commissioner or De Lunatico Enquirendo. Dublin.
William Curry Jnr. 1843. First. p.p.440. 28 Fine plates by Phiz. Beautifully
bound in full polished calf by Riviere & Son and org. cloth bound in
at rear. Gilt décor spine with moroc. label. T.E.G. Fine & Scarce. €395
366. (James, G.P.R.) The Commissioner or De Lunatico Enquirendo. Dublin.
Wl. Curry Jnr. 1843. First. p.p.440. 28 Plats by Phiz. Fine contemporary
half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines. B.P. V. G. €325
368. Jones. Familiar Epistles to Frederick e. Jones on the present state of the
Irish Stage. Dublin. Graisberry & Campbell. 1805. 4th Edition. p.p.178 +
Errata. Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. V. G. €115
370. Jourdain. Lieut. Colonel H.F.N. and Edward Fraser. The Connacht
Rangers 1st Battalion, Former 88th Foot. 3 Volumes. London. Royal
United Serice Institution. 1924. First. p.p.(1) 616, (2) 215 and (3) 596.
Thick 4to. Green cloth with gilt insignia on paste down in each volume.
Colour frontis in each volume and numerous other illustrations. V. G. €1,250
371. Joyce, James. Exiles. A Play in Three Acts. London. Grant Richards.
1918. First. p.p.158. Paper labels on spine and cover. Org. quarter cloth
boards. V. G. €975
Rare first of Joyce's only play set in the Dublin suburbs of Merrion and
Ranelagh, featuring Joyce in another of his "self portraits" at the character
of Richard Rowan.
372. Joyce, James. Ulysses. Paris. Shakespeare and Company. 1925. 6th Printing.
p.p.736. Small 4to. Beautifully bound in recent blue half calf, blue
marbled boards with red morocco label on spine. Original light blue wrappers
bound in at rear. Lovely copy. €995
373. Joyce, James. Exiles - A Play in three Acts. London. The Egoist Press.
1921. Second Edition. p.p.154. Org. dark green cloth. One of 500 copies
bound in dark green cloth. B.P. Scarce. good. €425
374. Joyce, James. Poems Penyeach. Shakespeare and Company. Paris. 1927.
First edition. 16mo. Errata slip tipped in at end. Original pale green paper
covered boards. p.p.16. Printed in blue. Rare. V. G. €495
375. Joyce, James. Finnegans Wake. London. Faber & Faber. 1939. First.
p.p.628. Original red cloth. Fine copy. Glassine wrapper. €895
376. Joyce, James. Ulysses. London. Bodley Head 1936. First printing in England.
Limited edition (Ex.1000) on Japan vellum paper, bound in linen
buckram with Homeric Bow on front cover in gilt after design by Eric Gill.
4to. p.p.764 + two page bibliography of Joyce's works. Good tight copy. €1,500
377. Joyce, James. The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies. The Hague. The
Servire Press. 1933. First. p.p.77. Limited edition number 62 (Ex.1000).
L.P. The initial letter, tail-piece and cover were specially designed by
Joyce's troubled daughter lucia. Very décor cover hinting at Lucia's undoubted
artistic talent, had not illness blighted her life. Scarce. €900
378. Joyce, James. The Cat and the Devil. London. Faber & Faber. 1965. First.
p.p.32. 4to. D.J. Illustrated by Gerald Rose. V. G. €145
The Fable of the Cat of Beaugency was related by Joyce in a letter to his
grandson Stephen in August, 1936. Joyce's lovely sense of humour illuminates
this delightful story.
379. Pastimes of James Joyce. New York. Joyce Memorial Fund Committee.
April 1941. First. Limited edition numbered 443 (ex.700). p.p.6. Folio.
Pencil portrait of Joyce by Jo Davidson and foreword by Maria Jolas. 3
Page copy manuscript of Joyce's "Come-all-ye". Original light blue wrps
with facsimile Joyce signature in black. V. G. €295
Signed Limited Edition.
380. Joyce, James. The Dead. Printed in Italy at the Officina Bodoni for Duval & Hamilton. 1982. Limited edition number 127 (Ex.150 numbered copies).
L.P. Printed on Magnani hand-made paper. Large 4to. Four full-page etchings
by Pietro annigoni and signed by the artist. Cntp. quarter green morocco,
gilt title on spine. T.E.G. Fabriano paper side. Pristine copy in
matching slipcase. €1,100
381. Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Leipzig. Tauchnitz.
1930. Copyright edition. p.p.303. Maroon cloth, paper label on spine. Pencil
mot on E.P. "Bound by Liam Miller, Dolmen Press, 1954". V. G. €150
386. Kavanagh, Patrick. Lough Derg. With a foreword by Paul Durcan. London.
Martin Brian & O'Keefe. 1978. First. 4to. p.p.24. Frontis engraving
of Lough Derg. L.P. D.J. V. G. €325
387. Kavanagh, Rev. Patrick F. A Popular History of the Insurrection of 1798
derived from every available record and reliable tradition. Cork. Guy& Co. Centenary edition. 1898. p.p.344. Fine photographic illustrations of
Wexford town and battle sites; Vinegar Hill, Oulart Hill, etc. Org. gilt
green cloth. Good. €225
Inscribed Presentation Copy.
388. Keaney, Marian. Westmeath Authors - A Bibliographical and Biographical
Study. Mullingar. 1969. First. p.p. xv, 239. Authors signed inscribed
copy dated 15/11/1970. D.J. V. G. €125
389. Keating, Jeoffry, D.D. The General History of Ireland containing
1. A Full and impartial account of the first inhabitants of the kingdom,
with the Lives and Reigns of 174 succeeding Monarchs of the Mile
2. The original of the Gadelians, their travels into Spain, and from
thence into Ireland.
3. A Succinct account of the Reigns of all the Kings of Ireland, with
the several attempts and invasions upon that island.
4. Of the frequent assistant the Irish afforded the Scots against their
enemies, the Romans and Britons, particularly their obliging the
Britons to make a ditch from sea to sea, between England and Scot
land, to guard themselves from the surprise & frequent incursions of
the Scots & Irish.
5. A relation of the long & bloody wars of the Irish against the Danes,
whose yoke they at last threw off and restored liberty to their country,
which they preserved till the arrival of King Henry II of
England. Newry. Wilkinson. 1817. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 411 & (2) 554.
Very fine recent half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines.
S V. G. €595
390. Kennedy, Henry. Some account of the Epidemic of Scarlatina which prevailed
in Dublin, from 1834 to 1842 inclusive with observations. Dublin.
Fannin and company. 1843. First. p.p.213. Author's presentation copy inscribed "To John Denham Esq. M.D. with the Author's compliments".
See Illustration. Rare. €725
Signed Association Copy.
394. Kiely, Benedict. Counties of Contention. A study of the origins and implications
of the Partition of Ireland. Cork. Mercier Press. 1945. First.
p.p.188. Signed and dated by the Author on T.P. and also signed on the
E.P. by Donagh MacDonagh, son of the 1916 hero, thomas MacDonagh.
Map D.J. Fraying at spine. Scarce association copy. Good. €275
395. Kildare, the Marquess of Castle of Maynooth. Dublin. Hodges, Smith.
1868. First. p.p.24. 8vo. Org. cloth, gilt tile. V. G. & Scarce. €195
Presentation copy to J.G. Burges by Miss Connolly.
397. Killarney. Tourist's Guide to the Lakes of Killarney. London. Nelson. C.1880. p.p.63 + 24 full page coloured lithographs. Small oblong 4to. Org.
pictorial brown cloth. V. G. €185
400. King, Sir. Charles S. (Editor). Henry's Upper Lough Erne in 1739.
Dublin. McGee. 1892. First. p.p.95. Org. green cloth, gilt tile on spine.
V.G. inscribed presentation copy by King "J. Beatty Esq. with the Editor's
compliments, May 20 1898". Scarce. V.G. €250
401. King, Jeremiah. County Kerry Past and Present. A Handbook to the Local
and Family History of the County. Dublin. Hodges Figgis & Co. 1931.
First. p.p.338. Incorporating Kings Irish-English Dictionary 16pages.
Later half calf, marbled boards. Rare. €775
Recognised as definitive reference on Kerry families and local history.
402. King, William. The state of the Protestants of Ireland under the late King
James's Government in which their Carriage towards him is justified and
the absolute Necessity of their endeavouring to be freed from his Government
and of submitting to their present Majesties is demonstrated. London.
Samuel Roycroft. 1692. Third edition with additions. p.p. excel, 431 + 1.
B.P. Contemporary calf, moroc. label on spine. V.G. €850
405. King William's Town. Further Report of Richard griffith dated 15th
July 1839, to the Commissioners of her Majesty's Woods on the Progress
of the Roads and Land Improvements on the Crown Estate of King
William's Town, County of Cork London. House of Commons 1839.
p.p.18. Large 4to, fine hand-coloured map of the Crown Lands of Pobble
o'Keefe showing the boundaries of the several farms as lately divided
1839. V.G. & Scarce. €350
King William's town, now Ballydesmond, on the Cork Kerry Border was
acquired by the Crown Estate in 1830 and was established as a model village,
farms were allotted to appropriate tenants, roads were improved especially
the Castleisland/Mallow road that passed through the new
village. The concept of direct estate management where owners rented
land directly to tenants, eradicating the gombeen middlemen, was admirable
& successful in that Ballydesmond continues to thrive & prosper
despite conflicting loyalties on Munster football final days.
The First Major Book Printed in Belfast.
408. Kirkpatrick, James. An Historical Essay Upon the Loyalty of Presbyterians
in Great-Britain and Ireland from the Reformation to this Present
Year 1713. Wherein their steady Adherence to the Protestant interest, our
happy Civil Constitution, the Succession of Protestant Princes, the just
Perogatives of the crown, and the Liberties of the People is demonstrated
from Public Records, the best Approved Histories, the Concession of their
Adversaries, and divers Valuable Original Papers well attested, and never
before Published. And an Answer given to the Calumnies of their Accusers,
and particularly to two late Pamphlets viz. 1. A Sample of True Blue
Presbyterian Loyalty &c. 2. The Conduct of the Dissenters in Ireland in
Ireland &c. (Both by William Tisdall). In Three Parts. With a Prefatory
Address to all her Majesty's Protestant Subjects, of all Persuasions, in
Great-Britain and Ireland, against the Pretender, on behalf of the Protestant
Religion, the Queen, the House of Hanover and our Liberties Belfast:
Printed (by James Blow) in the Year: 1713. First edition. 4to. p.p. xvi,
564. Early 19th century calf top right hand margins faded last 20 pages.
Manuscript notes on verso of title page. Scarce. €625
409. Knott, Mary John. Two Months at Kilkee. Dublin. Wm Curry Jnr. 1836.
First. p.p.257 + 2 pages ads. Plates, one folding. Copious marginalia by a
half Wit. Org. cloth, paper label on cover. €225
410. Knox Vicesimus. Essays Moral and Literary. Dublin. R. Marchbank. 1786.
2 Vols. A New edition. p.p.(1) 360 and (2) 396. Fine cntp. calf, twin morocco
green & red labels. V.G. €450
412. Kilgannon, Tadhg. Sligo and It's Surroundings. Five Parts: 1. Story of
Sligo. 2. Borough of Sligo. 3 Lough Gill. 4. Sligo County. 5. Industrial &
Commercial Section. Sligo. Kilgannon & Sons. 1932. Second edition.
Black buckram incorporating original yellow printed décor wrps. Illustrated. V.G. €200
413. Lacy, Thomas. Sights and Scenes in our Fatherland. London. Simpkin.
1863. First. p.p.720. Org. green cloth rubbed. Engraved frontis and vignettes.
Fine account of tours in Ireland 1853-61. Good. €275
Kilkenny Local History.
415. Lahert, Richard. The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Dunnamaggan,
including a full history of the great monastic foundation of Kells
in the Diocese of Ossory. Tralee. Privately printed by Kerryman. 1956.
First. Engravings. Org. blue cloth. V.G. €150
Earl of Cavan Family History.
416. lambart, Edgar. Leaves from a Family Tree. Hatchards. Printed for Private
Circulation. 1902. First. Folio. L.P. p.p.56. Illustrated. Loosely inserted
are 2 folio pamphlets (1) Letters and Dispatches of Sir oliver
lambart from Ireland p.p.20 and (2) Lambart Family Graves in Westminster
Abbey. p.p.8. Fine quarter linen, gilt red cloth. V.G. €495
417. Langrishe, R. Handbook to the Cathedral Church of St. Canice, Kilkenny.
Kilkenny. The "Moderator". 1879. p.p.38 + errata. Cathedral frontis. Gilt
limp cloth. Scarce. €375
Author's Signed Copy.
419. Larkin, Pascal. Property in the Eighteenth Century with special reference
to England and Locke. Cork. C.U.P. 1930. First. p.p.252. Signed by Pascal
Larkin on Title page. Original blue cloth. Unopened. Scarce economic
work in find condition. €110
420. Larminie, William. West Irish Folk-Tales and Romances collected and
translated by W. larminie. With introduction and notes, and appendix
containing specimens of the Gaelic originals phonetically spelt. London.
Stock. 1893. First. p.p.258 + 1 page ads. Quarter brown linen & green
cloth with gilt oval portrait. Good. €165
Rare Lavery Catalogue.
421. Lavery, Sir John - Collection of Paintings. Belfast. Museum and Art
Gallery. January 1952. p.p.7. Illustrated. Lavery news clippings inserted.
Very scarce catalogue. Printed wrps. V.G. €295
422. Shaw - Sparrow, Walter. John lavery and his Work. Preface by R.C.
Graham. London. Keegan Paul. C.1912. Folio. p.p.150. Limited edition
(160) only, handmade paper. Uncut. L.P. 20 Photogravure plates in sepia,
tissue guarded. T.E.G. Quarter vellum. V.G. Rare. €925
423. Lavery, Sir John. British artists at the Front. London. George Newnes
with introduction by Robert Ross and C.E. Montague. p.p.37. 15 full page
colour plates. Stiff pictorial wrappers. Rare Lavery item. V.G. €245
424. Lavery, John. John Lavery and his work. By Walter Shaw-Sparrow. London.
Kegan Paul. n.d. C.1910. First 4to. p.p.209. Original green cloth.
Uncut. Illustrated in tissue guarded colour plates. Fine & Scarce. €225
425. Lavery, Sir John. By Kenneth McConkey. Edinburgh. Canongate Press.
Large 4to. Pictorial D.J. p.p.232. This book was remaindered some years
ago and as often happens has now become quite scarce. Mint. €155
Irish Disbanded Regiments Section.
426. Laurie, Lieut. george Brenton. History of the Royal Irish Rifles. Aldershot.
1914. First. 4to. p.p.540 + errata slip. 24 Fine plates (10 in colour).
15 maps of which 4 are folding and 8 in colour. Three quarters tan morocco,
gilt title and compartments on spine. Gilt regiment crest on upper
cover. Very fine. €750
429. (Lawlor, Hugh Jackson). The Psalter and Martyrology of Ricemarch.
Text, notes, indices and plates. London. Bradshaw Society. 1914. 2 Volumes
p.p.(1) 176, (2) plate vol., 78 plates + 9 pages ads. Ricemarch, the
son of a renowned Briton, called Sullien the Wise, who spent 13 years in
Ireland & subsequently founded a school of learning in his native Wales.
Ricemarch, the oldest son, composed some verses which are preserved in
the psalter. The fine tinted plates of the manuscript were copied from the
original in Trinity College, Dublin. Org. brown cloth with gilt H.B. and
coat of arms on covers. B.P. Fine copies. €475
430. Latimer, W.T. Ulster Biographies relating chiefly to the rebellion of 1798.
Belfast. Cleeland and Mullan. 1897. First. p.p.(8), 112. Org. red cloth .
Block lettered on upper cover. Good. €150
431. Leadbeater Papers. The Annals of Ballitore by Mary leadbeater, with
a memoir of the Author. Letters from edmund Burke and the correspondence
of Mrs. R. trench and Rev. george Crabde with Mary leadbeater.
London. Bell & Dandy. 1862. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 416 + 25 page
appendix, (2) 403. News clippings inserted. Org. green cloth rubbed. €175
432. Ledwich, Edward. Antiquities of Ireland. Dublin. Jones 1803. Second
edition. Large 4to. p.p.526 + 14 page index. Frontis and 40 plates. Cntp.
half calf, marbled boards. Armorial B.P. Good. €450
434. Leeper, Rev. Alexander. Historical Handbook to the Monuments,. Inscriptions
of the National Collegiate and Cathedral Church of St. Patrick,
Dublin. Dublin. Hodges Figgis. 1891. First Thus. p.p.120. Illustrated. Half
calf, gilt spine. B.P. V.G. €195
435. Lennon, Joe. Coaching Gaelic Football for Champions. Newry. Lennon
& Son. 1964. First. p.p.119. Illustrated. Inscribed "Many thanks for your
help, Mick. Joe lennon". Fine pictorial D.J. €250
Joe lennon, outstanding footballer of the Down team won three All-Ireland
medals and seven Ulster Championships and eminently qualified to
write the first major football coaching book.
436. Lennon, Joe. Fitness for Gaelic Football. Dublin. St. Pauls Publications.
C.1969. First. p.p.130. Inscribed presentation copy "Many thanks, Mick,
for your very kind help. Joe lennon". Illustrated. Stiff pictorial boards. V.G. €175
437. Lenox-Conyngham,Mina. An old Ulster House and the people who lived
in it. Dundalk. Dundalgan Press. 1946. First (sole) edition. 4to. p.p.254.
Folding genealogical table, 14 plates. Fine original red cloth backed boards
with title printed in red. Very attractive copy. €225
History of Springhill, Co. Londonderry and of the renowned lenox-
Conyngham Family from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.
438. Leslie, Rev. James B. History of Kilsaran Union of Parishes in the
County of Louth, being a history of the parishes of Kilsaran, gernonstown,
Stabannon, Manfieldstown and Dromiskin with many particulars
relating to the parishes of Richardstown, Dromin and Darver, comprising
a large section of Mid-louth. Dundalk. Tempest. 1908. First. p.p.350.
Five maps (one coloured) and 42 illustrations. Org. red cloth, gilt titles.
Upper cover stained and end papers. Also damped marked, text and illustrations
440. Leslie, Shane. St. Patricks Purgatory. A Record from History and Literature.
London. Burns, Oates & Washbourne. 1932. First. p.p.215. 20 Plates.
Org. green cloth, gilt title on cover.
See Illustration. V.G. €125
441. Levinge, Edward. Parkyns. The Game Laws of Ireland. Dublin. Milliken.
1857. First. p.p.192. Armorial B.P. Org. cloth, stained, paper label on cover. €155
442. (Liber Munerum) Liber Munerum Publicorum Hiberniae, 1152-1827; or
The Establishments of Ireland, from the Nineteenth of King Stephen to
the Seventh of George IV. During a period of six hundred and seventyfive
years. Being the report of Rowley Lascelles, of the Middle Temple,
Barrister at Law. Extracted from the Records and other Authorities, by
Special Command, pursuant to an address, An.1810 of the commons of
the United Kingdom. With numerous folding tables. Two volumes. London,
ordered to be printed, 1824/52. Large thick folio. 2 Volumes rebound
in 1940 in brown buckram. B.P.'s. Public Record Office. Rare. €1,450
443. Limerick. A Descriptive and Historic Guide through St. Mary's
Cathedral Limerick. 1887. Third edition. p.p.64. Org. fine gilt cloth. V.G. €135
444. Limerick. Published by John Kivlehan, 20 O'Connell St., Limerick. n.d.
C.1890. Oblong 4to. 12 Large tissue guarded plates of Limerick scenes.
Org. stiff wraps. Scarce. €175
445. Letters of an Irish Catholic Layman. Being an examination of the present
state of Irish Affairs in relation to the Irish Church and the Holy See (1883-
4) showing that the Home Rule, Land & Education Movements, with
which the Irish people are identified, are in perfect conformity with natural
justice, and are in essence a struggle between a Christian and a non-
Christian civilisation. Dublin. Lalor. 1884. p.p.135. Org. red cloth, block
printed. V.G. €95
447. Lessons. The Lessons of Irish History and the Gospel of Irish Nationalism.
London. Irish Freedom League. 1924. p.p.22. 1 Plate of five Republican
Leaders, Tone, Emmet, DeValera, Pearse & Connolly. Title page printed in
red & black. Later marbled boards, moroc. label. V.G. €135
Irish Freedom League was a London based organisation with a strong anti-
Re Lane Gallery.
448. Letter. A Letter to the Dublin Press. By thomas Drew, P.R.H.a. Dublin.
Baird. 1903. p.p.6. Letter from Drew the President of the R.H.A. was triggered
by a Winter Loan Exhibition of Old Masters (Treasures collected
from Irish Homes) in January 1903 at the Old Galleries in Lower Abbey
Street. Exhibition was organised by Sir Hugh lane. The letter underlines
the success of the Royal Scottish Academy in relation to a fine national
gallery in Edinburgh with the "ungracious refusal from Parliament to entertain
any application to assist the acquisition of a site & new galleries in
the vicinity of Leinster House." Org. blue printed wrps. V.G. €150
449. Lindsay, John. A View of the Coinage of Ireland from the Invasion of the
Danes to the Reign of George IV, with some account of the Ring Money,
also copious tables, lists and descriptions of Hiberno-Danish and Irish
coins and an account of some of the principal hoards or parcels of coins
discovered in Ireland. Cork. Bolster. 1839. First. p.p.144 plus 14 pages of
plates illustrating 150 engravings of unpublished coins. Large 4to. Fine
half green calf, marbled boards and gilt spine with morocco labels. €525
Inscribed Presentation Copy.
450. Lindsay, John. A View of the Coinage of the Heptarchy to which is added
a list of unpublished Mints and Moneyers etc. Cork. Bolster. 1842. First.
Folio. 6 Lithograph plates of 320 coins. Inscribed presentation copy to
George Lawrence & signed by Lindsay. Org. cloth, frayed spine. €195
451. Livingstone, Peadar. The Monaghan Story. Enniskillen. 1980. A documented
history of the County Monaghan from the earliest times to 1976.
First. p.p.693. Maps and illustrations. Inscribed on title page "Le Gach
Beannacht - Peadar livingstone 21/11/80". Fine in D.J. €175
459. Longfield, Robert. The Fishery Laws of Ireland. Dublin. Pononsby. 1863.
First. p.p.216 + 239 (Fishery Acts) Folding Table. Org. green cloth, rubbed
title in gilt in oval surrounds. Scarce. €395
Shirley Seat - Co. Monaghan.
460. Lough Fea. London. Privately printed. 1869. Second edition. Chiswick
Press. p.p.26. Small 4to. The book describes the mansion (Lough Fea) of
the Shirley Family, near Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, all rooms are
described in some detail including the contents and names of Artists in relation
to numerous paintings. The library contains "a valuable collection
of books, relating to the history and antiquities of Ireland". Org. green
cloth, floral gilt illustration on cover. Some margins soiled. Fragile and
scarce item. €450
461. louth. Notes of the Evidence and Judgement on the Trial of the louth
County election Petition. 1880. London. House of Commons. 1880.
Folio. p.p.133. Recent marbled board, moroc. Label. €295
Celebrated case in which the petition was dismissed and with costs.
463. Luce, A.A. Fishing and Thinking. London. Hodder & Stoughton. 1959.
First. p.p.191. Illustrated. Pictorial D.J. V.g. €125
The Author, a Senior Fellow of Trinity College was an enthusiastic fisherman
and this work relates to his experiences on the rivers and lakes of
465. Ludlow. Memoirs of edmund ludlow, Lieutenant General of the Horse,
Commander in Chief of the Forces in Ireland, one of the Council of State
and a member of the Parliament which began on November 3, 1640.
Switzerland. Berne. 1698-99. 2 Vols. (1) 430 and (2) 402 + 55. Index.
Quarter calf, moroc. labels, Vol. 1 is stained throughout. Probably needs rebinding. €130
467. Lynam. Report of Mr. J. Lynam on the Rivers Shannon and Suck. London.
House of Commons 1867. p.p.27. Large 4to. Recent marbled boards,
moroc. label. V.G. €125
471. Lynd, Robert. Rambles in Ireland. London. Mills & Boon. 1912. First.
p.p.312 + 40 ps. ads. 5 Fine coloured plates by Jack B. Yeats and 25 plates
from Lawrence photographs, mostly Munster views. Original pictorial
cloth. V.G. €225
474. Mac Airt, Sean. The Annals of Inisfallen. Edited by S. Mac Airt. Dublin.
Institute for Advanced Studies. 1977. Royal 8vo. p.p.596. Org. blue cloth,
gilt spine. V.G. €195
476. Mcaleer, P. Townland Names of County Tyrone with their Meanings.
Cookstown. Mid-Ulster Printing Co. C.1935. First. p.p.69. Stiff green
wrps. V.g. Scarce. €150
477. Mcanally, Sir Henry. The Irish Militia 1793-1816. A Social and Military
Study. Dublin. Clonmore & Reynolds. 1949. First. p.p.337. Fine oval
colour frontis of soldier. Printed D.J. V.G. €135
McCalmont - Mount Juliet.
478. McCalmont, Rose E. Memoirs of the Binghams. Edited by C.R.B. Barrett.
London. Spottiswoode & Co. 1915. First. 4to. p.p.185. Large folding
genealogical tables, numerous plates, 2 of which are coloured. Org. blue
cloth with gilt coat of arms on upper cover. V.G. €550
McCarthys of Munster.
479. McCarthy, Samuel Trant. The MacCarthys of Munster. Dundalk. Dundalgan
Press. 1922. First. p.p.399. Org. green cloth, gilt title on spine. V.G. €375
480. Mclintock, H.F. Old Irish & Highland Dress and that of the Isle of Man.
Dundalk. Dundalgan Press. 1950. p.p.87. Large 4to. Fine coloured frontis
& numerous other illustrations. Quarter linen on printed boards. V.G. €140
485. McC. Dix, E.R. Printing in Dublin prior to 1601. Dublin. Colm
O'Lochlainn at the sign of the Three Candles. 1932. p.p.41 + 10 pages of
plates, 1 folding. Fine in good D.J. €125
486. MacDonagh, Donagh. Edited & with introduction. Poems from Ireland.
Dublin. Irish Times. 1944. First. p.p.91 + 5 interesting biographical notes.
Quarter linen, white boards, title in red. V.G. €35
492. Mcgahern, John. That They May Face the Rising Sun. London. Faber &
Faber. 2002. First. p.p.298. Signed by the Author on title page. Pristine in
pictorial D.J., glassine covered. €250
493. Mcgahern, John. That They May Face the Rising Sun. London. Faber.
2003. p.p.314. Pictorial wrps. Signed by McGahern on title page. V.G. €125
494 Mcgahern, John. Amongst Women. London. Faber & Faber. 1990. First.
p.p.184. Fine in pictorial D.J. €90
495. Mcgregor, John James. New picture of Dublin comprehending A History
of the City, an accurate account of the various establishments and institutions
and a correct Description of all the public edifices connected with
them, etc. Dublin. La Grange. 1821. p.p.336. 12mo. Large folding map of
the city and 56 views. Cntp. calf. good. €250
496. Mcgregor, John James. True Stories from the History of Ireland. First
and second series. Two volumes. Engraved frontis and half titles. Dublin.
William Curry, Jun. 1829. 16mo. p.p.(1) xiv, 353, 2 (publisher's catalogue),
(2) 412, 3 (publisher's list). Cont. qtr. morocco on marbled boards. Rubbed. Scarce. €330
Inscribed Presentation Copy.
498. Macgreevy, Thomas. Jack B. Yeats. An Appreciation and an Interpretation.
Dublin. Victor Waddington Publications. 1945. First. p.p.39 + 19
plates of Yeats's oil paintings. D.J. Inscribed. "For James Seery - all the
good thoughts as Jack Yeats used to say. thomas Macgreevy." D.J. V.G. €225
501. McInerny, M.H. A History of the Irish Dominicans from Original Sources
of Unpublished Records. Vol. 1. (All published). Irish Dominican Bishops
(1224-1307). Dublin. Browne & Nolan. 1916. First. p.p.635. Thick
8vo. Org. blue cloth. Scarce. €150
Scarce Signed MacNamara Letter.
509. MacNamara, Brinsley. (A Commentary & index of Playwrights). Abbey
Plays 1899-1948. Dublin. At the sign of the three candles. n.d. C.1949.
p.p.84. Pictorial printed wrappers. Loosely inserted is a one page hand
written letter by MacNamara arranging a meeting, acknowledging a
cheque, and requesting details of salary payments to him from the National
Gallery for the two years 58-59. Signed Brinsley MacNamara from his
Sandymount address and dated 10th May 1961. MacNamara succeeded
James Stephens as registrar of the National Gallery in 1924. V.G. €250
510. MacNamara, Lewis. Blind Larry - Irish Idylls. London. Jarrold & Sons.
1897. Second edition. p.p.354 + 14 page publishers list. Fine gilt green
cloth with gilt cover image reproduced on title page. €125
Donagh MacDonagh's Copy.
514. MacNeill, Maire. The Festival of Lughnasa. A Study of the Celtic festival
of the beginning of harvest. Oxford University Press. 1962. First.
p.p.697. Royal 8vo. Illustrated. Signed & dated by Donagh MacDonagh,
poet and lawyer (Son of thomas MacDonagh, 1916 Hero). Pictorial D.J.
G. with excellent provenance. €525
517. McSkimin, Samuel. The History and Antiquities of the county of the town
of Carrickfergus from the earliest records to the present time, also; a statistical
survey of said county. Belfast. Printed for the Author. 1832. Third
edition with large additions, and a copious appendix. p.p.405 + 28 pages
addenda. Armorial B.P. Frontis plate of Carrickfergus. Some browning.
Half calf. Good. €395
519. Maclise. The Maclise Portrait - Gallery of Illustrious Characters with
Memoirs. By W. Bates. London. Chatto & Windus. 1883. First. p.p.540.
Eighty-five tinted litho portraits after Daniel Maclise, many of Irish literary
fame. Thick 8vo in fine later quarter calf, raised band, moroc. label. V.G. €225
520. Macalister, R.A.S. Monasterboice. Dundalk. Dundalgan Press. 1946.
First. p.p.79. Illustrated. Pictorial D.J. B.P. V.G. €125
523. Mackay, John. Forestry in Ireland. Cork. Cork U.P. 1934. First. p.p.190.
Illustrated. Fine in pictorial D.J. Glassine wrapped. V.G. €115
524. Mackenzie's Memorials of the Siege of Derry including his Narrative and
it's Vindication. Introduction & notes by W.D. Killen D.D. Belfast. Aitchison.
1861. p.p.95 + 1 page ad. Maroon buckram, gilt title on spine. Scarce. V.G. €225
Rare Killarney Photographs.
531. Mares, F.H. (Dublin). Sunny Memories of Ireland's Scenic Beauties, photographically
illustrated by F.H. Mares. Dublin. Browne & Nolan. 1867.
4to. Twelve original sepia photographs of Ross Castle, lower lake, o'-
Sullivan's Cascade, glena Bay, Brickeen Bridge, Muckross abbey,
torc Cascade, landing-Place at Dinis Island, old Weir Bridge, eagle's
Nest Mountain, the upper lake and the gap of Dunlo. These original
photographs, probably some of the earliest ever taken by a renowned
professional photographer, all have an accompanying text page fully describing
the scene. Also 1 ad page. Org. gilt cloth. V.G. Rare. €650
532. Marleburrough, Henry. The Chronicles of Ireland, continued from the
collection of Doctor Meredith Hanmer in the year 1571. Dublin. Morrisson.
1809. p.p.410. Royal 8vo. Full calf, some wearing at extremities. Scarce. €325
533. Marmion, Anthony. The Ancient and Modern History of the Maritime
Ports of Ireland. London. Banks. 1855. First. p.p.633 + errata leaf. Later
cloth, paper label on spine. V.G. €295
A Comprehensive and valuable history of the Irish ports.
534. Mathews, John. County Louth. It's Antiquities and Traditions. Dundalk.
"Examiner". 1925. First. p.p.63 + 7 pages of ads. Illustrated. Title in colour
on green wrps. V.G. Scarce. €125
536. Mason, W. Shaw. Bibliotheca Hibernicana or a descriptive catalogue of
a select Irish Library collected for the Right Hon. Robert Peel. Shannon.
I.U.P. 1970. p.p.51. D.J. V.G. €125
544. Memorial presented to the Admiralty relating to harbour of refuge at
Skerries or Clogher Head. London. House of Commons. 1855. Folio.
p.p.14. Pink marbled boards, moroc. label. V.G. €235
Relates to memorial presented to Admiralty on 31st March, 1854 from inhabitants
of Drogheda praying for a Government survey of the eastern
coast of Ireland, for the purpose of constructing a Harbour of Refuge in the
most eligible position with the names of the persons who signed that document,
and of any other communications referring to the said Survey and
Harbours of Refuge. Apart from containing the names of all gentry, merchants,
bankers, solicitors, etc in Drogheda, it also contains list of all marine
casualties that have occurred between Kingstown and Belfast from
January 1850 to March 1854 including dates, names of vessels, site of casualties,
and list of fatalities. Makes for horrific reading.
548. Milligan, S.F. & Alice L. Glimpses of Erin: An account of the ancient
civilisation, manners, customs, and antiquities of Ireland; short sketches of
more important events in history, and of the social condition of the country,
past and present; and papers on tours off the beaten track, descriptive
of places and scenery not usually visited by tourists. With plates and adverts.
London. Marcus Ward. 1888. First. p.p.298. Coloured map. Décor
wrps. V.G. €145
549. Milnes, R. Monckton. The Real Union of England and Ireland. London.
Olliver. 1854. First. p.p.87. Marbled boards, moroc. label. V.G. €130
552. Montague, John. Tides. Dublin. Dolmen Press. 1970. First. p.p.64. Inscribed
presentation copy "For Tim, friend, John M." Fine copy in pictorial
D.J. Glassine wrapped. €225
553. Moore, Thomas. The Life and Death of lord edward Fitzgerald. London.
Longman Rees. 1831. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 307 and (2) 305. Half calf
marbled boards, spine rebacked. V.G. tight set. €275
555. (Moore, Thomas). The Poetical Works of the Late thomas little. London.
Carpenter. 1819. p.p.172 + 2 pages ads. Fine gilt cntp. calf, gilt spine,
moroc. Label. V.G. €125
557. Morgan, Lady. Florence MacCarthy. An Irish Tale. 1818/1819. First. 3 Volumes are first editions, Vol.4 is third edition. Uniform cntp. half calf, gray boards. V.G. €395
561. Moryson, Fynes. A History of Ireland from the Year 1599, to 1603. With a short narration of the state of the kingdom from the year 1169 to which
is added a Description of Ireland. Dublin. S. Powell. 1735. 2 Vols. p.p.(1)
368, (2) 378, B.P. Dirt marks on some page. Full cntp. calf, missing a small
piece of leather cover in vol. 2. €375
562. Mullen, Pat. Irish Tales. London. Faber. 1938. First. p.p.336. Org. green
cloth, title in gilt on spine. Glassine protected D.J., small loss. Scarce. €375
Mullen, aran born, worked for some years in U.S. and returned to Aran
where he wrote Man of aran and Hero Breed. This volume of twelve folk-tales was written with the encouragement of Robert Flaherty while
working on the film of "Man of aran" in 1932 and 1933.
565. Municipal gallery of Modern art and Civic Museum, Dublin. Dublin. Browne & Nolan. 1933. Folio. p.p.28. (4 Pages of text, the remainder
illustrated.) Text by John Reynolds and inscribed by him: "To Owen
Regan, contributor c/o Sunday Dispatch, London, with compliments per
John J. Reynolds, Curator 1 Jan 1934" and stamped with his brand,
printed yellow wrps. V.G. & Scarce. €195
Holy Cross Abbey.
567. Murphy, Rev. Denis. Ed. by. Triumphalia Chronologica Monasterii Sanctae
Crucis in Hibernia - The Glorious History of The Monastery of Holy
Cross in Ireland. De Cisterciensium Hibernorum. Viris Illustribus. Edited
with a translation, notes, and illustrations. With 9 (1 coloured) plates.
Dublin. Sealy. 1891. 4to. p.p. lxxi, 315. Original cloth. V.G. €350
The Abbey of Holy Cross was founded by Donal Mór O'Brien in the twelfth century. It is situated on the west bank of the river Suir about three miles from Thurles and took its name from the portion of the True Cross that was kept there. This history is taken from an original manuscript written by Malachy Hartry, a monk of the monastery in 1640. It was later owned by Walter Harris, from him it went to the Lanigan family and eventually ended up with Archbishop Croke of Cashel who gave permission for publication. It also contains a history of 41 other Cistercian monasteries throughout Ireland.
571. Murray, Robert H. The History of the VIII King's Royal Irish Hussars
1693-1927. Cambridge. W. Heffer & Sons. 1928. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 402,
(2) 399. 4to. Illustrated in colour and B/W with fine folding maps (complete).
Limited edition no. 57 (Ex. 250). T.E.G. Org. green cloth with gilt
regiment crest on covers. Lovely copies of very scarce work. €1,250
572. Musgrave, Sir Richard. Memoirs of the different Rebellions in Ireland
from the arrival of the English. Dublin. Archer. 1802. Third. 2 Vols. p.p.(1)
583, (2) 565. Numerous folding maps. Beautiful recent binding, half calf,
marbled boards, gilt tooled spines. Twin labels, raised bands. €995
573. Musgrave, Sir Richard. Memoirs of the different rebellions in Ireland
from the arrival of the English etc. Dublin. Marchbank. 1801. Second edition.
4to. p.p.636 + 210 appendix and 8 page index. Ten very fine folding
maps & plates. Cntp. half calf, marbled boards. V.G. €950
577. Neilson, Rev. Wm. An Introduction to the Irish Language. 1 - Original
and comprehensive grammar. II - Familiar phrases and dialogues. III - Extracts
from Irish books, and manuscripts, in the original character. Three
parts in one. With copious tables of the contractions. List of subscribers.
Dublin: Printed for P. Wogan, 1808. First. p.p. xiii, (2), 159, 88, 30. Later
half calf. V.g. €425
578. Ni annagain, M. & De Chlanndioluin, S. Londubh and Chairn being
songs of the Irish Gaels in staff and solf-fa. With English Metrical Translations.
Oxford. U.P. 1927. Folio. p.p. xii, 36, 151. Very good in buckram. €135
579. (Nicholson, William). The Irish Historical Library. Pointing at most of
the Authors and records in print or manuscript, which may be serviceable
to the compilers of general history of Ireland by, William, Lord Bishop of
Derry. Dublin. Skinner. 1724. First. p.p. xxxviii, (1) 264 + 10 index. Previous
owners name on T.P. Cntp. calf, professionally rebacked. V.g. €495
581. O'Beaglaoic, Concobar agus Congnam Aodh Mac Cuirtin. (Begley,
Conor and MacCurtin, Hugh). The English Irish Dictionary. An Focloir
Bearla Gaoidheilge. Paris. Seamus Guerin. 1732. p.p.717. 4to. Possibly
contemporary half calf. Rare. V.g. €3,450
Conor Begley, A doctor of the Sorbonne, requested the assistance of the
poet Hugh MacCurtain, a Clare born émigrée, who had written the highly
regarded "Elements of the Irish Language Grammatically Explained in
English" which he had published in Louvain in 1728. MacCurtain travelled
to Paris in 1730 and collaborated in the above seminal dictionary.
This is a very rare dictionary and the Dix and Ua Casaide catalogue records
only 8 copies most of which are in institutional libraries.
584. O'Brien, Hon. Donough. History of the o'Briens from Brian Boroimhe
AD 1000 to AD 1945. London. Batsford. 1949. First. p.p.302. Illus. Royal
8vo. Fine copy in décor. D.J. €145
585. O'Brien, Flann. At Swim - Two - Birds. London. Longmans Green &
Co. 1939. First. p.p.315. Beautiful green calf binding (modern) with gilt
spine - raised bands and morocco labels. Green marbled end papers, in slip
case. Rare first edition of O'Briens masterpiece in superb binding. €1,450
589. O'Brien, Rev. Paul. A Practical Grammar of the Irish Language. Dublin.
Fitzpatrick. 1809. First. p.p.214. Beautiful modern three quarters calf,
green boards, gilt décor spine with moroc. labels. €650
592. O'Brien. MacDonagh, Michael. The Life of William o'Brien - The Irish
Nationalist. London. Benn. 1928. First. p.p.282. Org. brown cloth. Interesting
hand written letter by William O'Brien dated January 1916 on House
of Commons embossed note paper in which he states interalia "It would be
quite impossible to rally our friends in Cork to the Catch-My-Pal Movement
and to mix it up with the work of the All for Ireland Association and
only do mischief to both". An interesting signed letter from O'Brien in January
1916 and could relate to rejection by him of closer ties with the newly
formed Irish Volunteers movement of Pearse, McDonagh, etc. Scarce item.
Irish Language Classic.
595. O'Cadhain, Máirtin. Cré na Cille. Baile Atha Cliath. Sairseal & Dill.
1949. Cead Clo (First). p.p.364. Fine in pictorial D.J., glassine wrapped. V.G. €275
The action takes place in a graveyard where the dead gossip about Caitriona,
a recently deceased matriarch whose unpleasant life is revealed by
the tittle tattle of her new neighbours. The petty gossip,
596. O'Callaghan, John Cornelius. The Green Book or Gleanings from the
Writing-desk of a Literary Agitator. Dublin. Duffy. 1844. Second edition.
p.p.349 + errata. Org. green blind stamped cloth. V.G. €150
598. Frazer, G.G. O'Brien's Breeches; or A Tale of Tullamore. (A Poem). London.
Hildesheimer & Faulkner. n.d. (c.1888), 12 pages (not numbered),
including six tinted vignette illustrations by the author - scenes in Tullamore
Prison, R.I.C. men attempting to steal the prisoner’s clothes,
O'Brien in his smuggled-in Blarney tweed suit, etc., etc. Pictorial card covers,
first (sole?) edition, pictorial d.w., covers only slightly marked. Sm.
4to. Rare. €225
William O'Brien, M.P. for Mallow and Mandeville were sentenced under
the Coercion Act, in 1887 to three months in prison. They were first lodged
in Cork jail but after refusing to wear prison dress or clean out their cells
were removed the first night to Tullamore Jail, "a region of tepid nationality"
(O'Brien), where they were surrounded by "stern officials who would
stand no nonsense… the solitary cell, the prison dress, the plank bed, their
heads shaved and to do menial jobs". O'Brien continued to wear his civilian
clothes day and night, but in order to retrieve them, the prison staff
were unwilling to physically attack him. After undressing one night he
found the following morning that his prison clothes had been removed and
a blue hospital dress left in their place. O'Brien refused to leave his bed
until his clothes were returned to him. "One morning, about a week later,
when the turnkey unlocked the door, he found (to his amazement) his prisoner
sitting on the bed, fully dressed once more in a span-new suit of Blarney
tweed, (smuggled in), with shirt, collar, a green silk necktie and a soft
603. O'Connor, Sir James. History of Ireland 1798-1924. London. Arnold.
1926. First. 2 Volumes. p.p.(1) 304 and (2) 396. C.L.B.'s. Org. blue cloth,
gilt titles on spine.
606. O'Connor, V.l. A Book of Caricatures. Dundalk. Tempest. c.1915. 4to. Illustrated.
Pictorial boards. V.g. €350
Douglas Hyde, Shaw, Mahaffy, Sara allgood, Dick Fitzgerald, etc. are
some of the artist's subjects.
Scarce Irish Hunting.
607. O'Connor, Morris M. Triviata or Crossroad Chronicles of Passages in
Irish Hunting History during the season of 1875-76. London. Chapman& Hall. 1877. p.p.406. Very attractive tinted lithographs. Cntp. half calf, marbled
boards. Raised bands & gilt title on spine. V.G. €295
608. O'Curry, Eugene. Lectures on the Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish
History. Dublin. James Duffy. 1861. First. p.p.722. 26 Tinted plates of
Manuscripts. C.L.B. Later green buckram. Good. €175
609. O'Daly, Edmund Emmet. History of the O’Dalys. The Story of an Ancient
Irish Sept. The race of Dalach of Corca Adaimh. New Haven. 1937.
p.p.546. Illustrated & folding genealogical tables. Ex. Castle Hackett Library.
Org. cloth. Gilt title. V.G. & scarce family history. €525
Rare Irish Music Volume.
610. O'Daly, John. The Poets and Poetry of Munster: A Selection of Irish
Songs by the poets of the last century, with political translations by the
late James Clarence Mangan, now for the first time published. With the
original music and biographical sketches of the Authors. Dublin. O'Daly.
1849. p.p.269. Org. green cloth, gilt title on spine. Fine tight copy. Neat incision
from top of T.P. not effecting text. €350
613. O'Domhnuill, William. An Tiomna Nuadh. Ar Tigearna agus Ar
Slanuighteora. Iosa Criosd. London. Bagster & Thoms. 1827. p.p.551 + 10
page focloir. Double column. Org. calf - rubbed. Scarce. €195
617. O'Donnchadha, Tadg. An Leabhar Múimhneach le Suim Aguish. Dublin.
S.O. n.d. Royal 8vo. Quarter linen red boards. V.G. €125
An important work on the Gaelic and Norman families of Munster and in
many instances the pedigrees are brought down to later than 1700. Some
come down to Irish families abroad.
619. O'Donoghue, David J. The Poets of Ireland. A Biographical Dictionary.
London. 1892-3. Published by the Author. Org. cloth. p.p.265 and loosely
inserted 2 page holograph letter from David O'Donoghue dated 10/1/04
from Irish Literary Society, Bloomsbury Mansion. London. Addressed to
Michael Cavanaugh (Irish-American Poet & Journalist). Interesting letter
with several literacy allusions & references. Castle Hackett B.P. Scarce. €350
621. O'Donoghue, Rev. Denis. P.P.Ardfert. Brendaniana. St. Brendan the Voyager in story and legend. Dublin. Browne & Nolan. 1893. First. p.p.399 + 4 pages of ads. Folding map and plates. Org. gilt cloth. V.G. €125
624. o'Flaherty, Liam. The House of Gold. London. Cape. 1929. First.
p.p.352. Signed by the Author on title page. Org. bright orange cloth with
gilt tiles on spine. V.G. €275
Signed Copy - Limited Edition.
625. O'Flaherty, Liam. The Fairy Goose and Two Other Stories. New York.
Crosby Gaige. 1927. Limited edition no. 704. Signed by Author on half
title. Org. floral boards. V.G. €275
Signed Limited Edition.
626. O'Flaherty, Liam. The Assassin. London. Cape. 1928. First. Limited edition,
number 100 of only 150 copies. Signed by author on limitation page.
Dedicated "To my creditors". p.p.286. Org. blue cloth, authors facsimile
signature in gilt on upper cover. Fine. €395
Signed Limited Edition.
627. O'Flaherty, Liam. The Ecstasy of Angus. London. Joiner & Steele. 1931.
First. 4to. p.p.43. Limited edition of 350 copies. Signed and numbered by
the author. Full green linen. With author's signature stamped in gilt on
upper cover. T.E.G. A very good copy. Scarce. €350
628. O'Flaherty, Liam. Thy Neighbour's Wife. London. Cape. 1923. First.
p.p.350. Fine in pictorial D.J., glassine protected. V.G. €150
629. O'Flaherty, Liam. Famine. New York. Literary Guild. 1937. First.
p.p.466. Pictorial D.J. good. €150
630. O'Flaherty, Liam. I went to Russia. London. Cape. 1931. First. p.p.299
+ 1 page ad. Fine in original cloth with decorative spine. €125
631. O'Flaherty, Liam. Mr. Gilhooley. London. Cape. n.d. First. p.p.288. Pictorial
D.J. V.G. €150
632. O'Flaherty, Liam. A Tourist's Guide to Ireland. London. Mandrake Press.
(1929). Small 8vo. p.p.134 + 1 fine in floral D.J. €150
633. O'Flaherty, Liam. The Black Soul. London. Cape. 1924. First. p.p.253.
Fine decorative B.P. of Denis Wheatley, mystery writer. Fine in décor D.J. €195
635. O'Donovan, John. Don o'Connor, Charles owen, the o'Connors of
Connaught. An Historical Memoir compiled from a Ms. of the late John
O'Donovan. Dublin. Hodges Figgis. 1891. 4to. p.p.395. Illustrated. Oriinal
green cloth. Scarce. V.G. €575
636. O'Donovan, John. Leabhar na G-Ceart or The Book of Rights, now for
the first time edited with translations and notes. Dublin. Celtic Society.
1847. Royal 8vo. p.p.326. Org. green blind-stamped cloth, rebacked. V.G. €395
637. O'Briens, John O'Donoughue. Historical Memoir of the O'Briens with
notes, appendix and a genealogical table of their several branches compiled
from the Irish Annalists. Dublin. Hodges, Smith & Co. 1860. First.
p.p.551 + 16 pages ads. Very fine later quarter green calf and boards. €325
639. O'Dowd, Rev. James. Limerick and its Sieges. Limerick. (McKern).
McKern & Sons. 1890. First. p.p.195. Org. green gilt cloth. Bubbling on
cover. Illustrated. €125
640. O'Faolain, Sean. The Irish. A Character Study. New York. Devin-Adair
Co. 1949. First. p.p.180. Fine in pictorial D.J. V.G. €45
641. O'Flaherty, Tom. Aranmen All. Dublin. At the Sign of the Three Candles. 1942. p.p.191. Illustrated. Map end papers. Stiff pictorial wraps. V.g. €45
642. O'Flannigan. Tenant Right in Tipperary: being a series of Humorous Epistles
from tague o'Flannigan, Ballinamuck to Mike Collins, Renfrewshire.
Glasgow. Love. 1883. p.p.146. New & enlarged edition. p.p.146.
Org. green cloth, gilt title on cover. Very scarce. €295
O'Grady's Seminal Work on Irish Literature.
644. O'Grady, Standish. History of Ireland - The Heroic Period Vol. 1 and
Cuchulain and his contemporaries Vol. 2. (Two volumes in one). p.p.(1)
267 and (2) 348. London (Dublin printed) Sampson Low. 1878-1880. First.
Map frontis. Foxed. Fine contemporary calf, gilt spine with green moroc.
label. Fine copy of O'Grady's seminal first book printed and published in
Dublin by Ponsonby of Grafton Street. The publication of this book in
1880 was regarded as a major factor in the literary revival and this book
should be an important addition to any revival collection. Ernest Boyd in
Ireland's Literary Renaissance stated that "O'Grady disguised in the mantel
of an historian, infused the new spirit which was to revitalise Irish Literature".
Rare in fine binding. €850
The Legendary & Heroic Period.
645. O'Grady, Standish. History of Ireland: Critical and Philosophical. Vol.
1(all published). London (&) Dublin (Dublin printed). Sampson Low &
Co. (&) E. Ponsonby & Co. 1881. First edition. 8vo. p.p. viii, 468. Map.
Original purple cloth. V.G. €250
This is a more conventional history of the legendary, heroic, period that he
treated in his seminal History of Ireland, 1878-80. The bardic style of the
earlier work, while of enormous importance in promoting the Literary Revival,
had drawn adverse criticism from orthodox historians, and this book
was written along fairly conventional lines to allay that criticism. O'-
Grady's imaginative impulse was not however entirely subdued and Ernest
Boyd thought that it "may be profitably regarded as a commentary or appendix
to this 'Bardic History' ".
646. O'Halloran, S. An Introduction To and A History of Ireland. Dublin. H.
Fitzpatrick. 1803. 3 Vols. Frontis. p.p.(1) 411 + 4 plates, (3 folding), (2)
309 + 13 page index, (3) 416 + 13 page index. Subscriber's list in volume
1. Each vol. has presentation inscription on title and each volume is signed
by Ruth Dudley edwards on E.P. Cntp. calf. Gilt spines with gilt maritime
motifs in each compartment. Rubbed. Scarce. €495
647. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigrees or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation.
Dublin. McGlashan & Gill. 1876. p.p.411. Org. cloth, gilt coat of arms on
cover. Queens College Galway brand on T.P. V.G. €225
648. O'Hart, John. The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry when Cromwell
came to Ireland: or, A Supplement to Irish Pedigrees. Dublin. Gill. 1884.
p.p.774. Original cloth. Good. €295
649. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigrees or The Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation
(Second Series). Dublin. M.H. Gill. 1880. p.p.416. B.P.2. Org. green gilt
cloth. V.G. €150
650. O'Hart, John. Irish Landed Gentry when Cromwell came to Ireland.
Dublin. Duffy. 1887. Second edition. Royal 8vo. p.p.770 + 3 page subscriber's
list and errata. Org. green gilt cloth. Rubbed. €175
Yeats Frontis - Limited Edition.
651. O'Kelly, Seamus. Ranns & Ballads. Dublin. The Candle Press. 1918.
(Colm O'Lochlainn). p.p.47. Limited edition no. 147 (Ex.450). Fine Jack
B. Yeats Frontis. Org. quarter linen, blue cloth with paper label. V.G. €195
655. O'Mahony, Rev. D. Irish Footprints on the Continent. London. Sands &
Co. 1927. First. p.p.63. Illustrated. Uncut. Fine quarter linen, green boards
with paper label. V.G. €75
659. O'Reilly, Edward. An Irish-English Dictionary containing upwards of
twenty thousand words that have never appeared in any former Irish lexicon,
with copious quotations from the most esteemed ancient and modern
writers to elucidate the meaning of obscure words and numerous comparisons
of the Irish words with those of similar orthography, sense or sound
in the Welsh and Hebrew languages, etc. Dublin. John Barlow. 1817. Folio.
First. p.p.541. Very interesting subscriber's list including Daniel
o'Connell, Henry grattan, Robert Peel, Charles Kendal Bushe,
Standish o'grady, numerous gentry and senior clerics. Very fine cntp.
half calf, marbled boards. Rare and desirable copy.
661. Orpen, Sir William. Stories of Old Ireland and Myself. London. Williams
& Northgate. 1924. First. 4to. p.p.94 plus one page ad for "An Onlooker
in France". Illustrated, org. quarter linen, green boards, gilt title. V.G €195
662. Orpen, Sir William Orpen - Artist and Man. By Sidney Dark & P.g.
Konody. London. Seeley & Co. 1932. First. p.p.288. 65 plates. Color frontis.
"The Surgeon". This illustration is also reproduced on the fine D.J.
Rare with D.J. V.G. €295
663. O'Rorke, T. Archdeacon. History, Antiquities, and Present State of the
Parishes of Ballysadare and Kilvarnet, in the County of Sligo. With notices
of the O'Hara's, the Coopers, the Percevals, and other local families. Illustrated.
Dublin: Duffy, 1878. p.p. xiv, 544. Org. green gilt cloth. V.G. €425
665. O'Sullivan Bear. Byrne, Matthew J. Ireland Under Elizabeth. Chapters
Towards a History of Ireland in the Reign of Elizabeth. Being a portion of
the History of Catholic Ireland by Don Philip O'Sullivan Bear. Translated
from the original Latin. Dublin. Sealy. 1903. p.p.212 + 3 page subscribers
list and including the rare map of Ireland 1609-1611 in color by John Norden.
Org. green cloth. Fine Copy. €300
669. O'Sullivan, M.D. Old Galway - The History of a Norman Colony in Ireland.
Cambridge. W. Heffer. 1942. First. Illustrated. p.p.488. Org. green
cloth, gilt title on spine. V.G. €225
673. Otway, Caesar. A Tour in Connaught: Comprising sketches of
Clonmacnoise, Joyce Country and achill. With illustrations engraved
on wood. Dublin. Wm. Curry Jnr. 1839. First. p.p. xii, 442 + 5 page publisher's
list. Very fine recent half calf marbled boards, gilt ornate spine,
raised bands. €525
674. Political Pamphlet/Broadside. John Bull to Brother Patrick in Ireland.
London. July 19. 1803. 1 Folio page (44x27cms) pamphlet addressed to
"Dear Pat" from "Your affectionate brother & sincere friend, John Bull".
Vicious propaganda against the "Corsican Barbarian" (Napoleon) and the
French troops in general. The writer appears to fear a French invasion &
says that "they will certainly pay Pat a visit in Ireland but that as long as
a drop of British or Irish blood flows in our veins such things can never
come to pass". He warns "the French will rifle our pockets, abuse our
women, murder our helpless babies and trample under foot our aged parents.
"If a single Briton or Irishman had a hundred lives would he not willingly
sacrifice them one after another, in defence of such objects". The
irony of 'John Bulls' appeal to Ireland to take up arms against the French
is pronounced. John Bull's record in Ireland for hundreds of years, tainted
by Cromwellian massacres, Carew & Mount joy's "Scorched Earth Policy"
in Munster 1600/1603, The Ulster Plantation with British & Scotch mercenaries
and the "To Hell or to Connaught" mind set was never calculated
"To win friends and influence people". This rare pamphlet would have enjoyed
a quick shift in Ireland, the toilet or fire being the most likely receptacles.
Rare. Excellent condition. €825.
675. Pasquin, Anthony (John Williams). An Authentic History of the Professors
of Painting, Sculpture, & Architecture, who have practised in Ireland;
involving original letters from Sir Joshua Reynolds, which prove him to
have been illiterate. To which are added Memoirs of the Royal Academicians,
being an Attempt to Improve the Taste of the Realm. London.
Symonds, McQueen & Bellamy. (1796). First. p.p.64. Ex. Guinness Library
with brand Iveagh on half title page. Later half moroc., marbled
boards. Rare. €750
676. Parsons, Sir Lawrence. Observations on the Bequest of Henry Flood
esq. to Trinity College, Dublin with a defence of the ancient history of
Ireland. Dublin. Bonham. 1795. First. p.p.229. Cntp. calf, gilt spine, tiny
piece missing at top right hand corner of spine. €675
Flood, the great orator and patriotic statesman, willed the bulk of his considerable
estate to Trinity College Dublin on the death of his wife, for the
purchase of Irish (Gaelic) manuscripts and to promote the study of the
Irish language. Lawrence, later 2nd Earl of Rosse and described by Wolfe
Tone as "one of the very, very few honest men in the Irish House of Commons",
was a close friend and colleague of Flood's and wrote this book
arguing for the antiquity of Irish civilisation to explain the latter's widely
misunderstood reasons for making such a will. The will was later successfully
contested and the estate went to the family with the result that
proper academic scholarship of the Irish language was delayed by many
678. Patterson, David. The Provincialisms of Belfast and the surrounding districts
pointed out and corrected. Belfast. Wayne. 1860. First. p.p.28. Printed
light green wrps, cover spotted. Rare. €150
A very useful compilation with long lists of English words with their pronunciation
around Belfast, and a much shorter section with dialectical
words in common use. Patterson is described on the title page as 'Industrial
Teacher of the Blind at the Ulster Institution for the Deaf and Dumb
and the Blind, and a Resident of Belfast for the last Forty Years'.
679. Peace Preservation (Ireland) act. London. House of Commons. 1866.
p.p.25. Return of all counties distinguishing licences to keep arms in a
dwelling house, from licenses to carry arms. Large 4to. Recent marble
boards, moroc. label. V.g. €145
681. The New Peerage or Present State of the Nobility of England, Scotland,
and Ireland. 1769. Davis, Davis & Owen. 1769. First. p.p.(1) 291 + 9 page
index, (2) 319 + 5 and (3) 278 + 6. Volume (1) relates to Nobility of england,
volume (2) The Nobility of Scotland and volume (3) The Nobility
of Ireland. Plates (1) 36, (2) 16 and (3) 23. Very fine (later) binding in
half morocco, blue boards and gilt spines. Raised bands. T.E.G. Binding
is by Sotheran of Piccadilly with their embossed brand on each volume.
Exceptional set of this early and definitive record of the peerage of the
See Illustration. V.G. €750
682. Petty, Sir William Petty's Political Survey of Ireland, 1672 with the Establishment
of that Kingdom, when the late Duke of Ormond was Lord
Lieutenant, and also an Exact List of the present Peers, Members of Parliament,
and principal Officers of State, to which is added An Account of
the Wealth and Expenses of England, and the Method of raising Taxes in
the most equal manner showing likewise that England can beat the charge
of Four Million per ann. when the Occasions of Government require it.
The second edition, carefully corrected with additions by a Fellow of the
Royal Society. London. Brown, Mears, Clay & Hook. 1719. Cntp. panelled
calf. p.p.223 plus Verbum Sapienti of 26 plates. Armorial B.P. T.P.
soiled and some annotations in a contemporary hand in margins. €1,500
This is the finest of Petty's works and invaluable in relation to the economy
of Ireland in the latter part of the 17th century. The Verbum Sapienti
is an assessment of the wealth of a nation and its capacity to pay taxes.
684. Philip's Handy atlas of the counties of Ireland. Constructed by John
Bartholomew & revised by P.W. Joyce. London. G. Philip. 1893. 33
Coloured double page maps. Org. green cloth. V.G. €150
686. Piers, Sir Henry. A Chorographical description of the County of West-Meath written A.D.1682. Published from the manuscripts by Major
Charles Vallancey. Dublin. Thomas Ewing. 1770. First. p.p.126 and large
folding map of the County of Westmeath, divided into Baronies and
Parishes with the Principal Roads. Map professionally repaired and in excellent
condition. Later, quarter morocco, marbled boards. V.G. Rare. €950
692. Praeger, Robert Lloyd. Official Guide to County Down and The Mourne
Mountains. Belfast. McCaw Stevenson. 1900. Second edition. p.p.235
with seventy photographs of scenery by R. Welch, Belfast. Maps & other
illustrations. Full calf. Good. €225
694. Praeger, Robert Lloyd. A Populous Solitude. Dublin. Hodges, Figgis. 1941.
First. (Second impression). p.p.272. Nine photographic illustrations. Org.
cloth. V.G. €150.
695. Praeger, Robert Lloyd. A Tourist's Flora of the West of Ireland. Dublin.
Hodges Figgis. 1909. First. p.p.243. Folding coloured map and numerous
illustrations. Org. pictorial cloth. Scarce. €150
696. Praeger, Robert Lloyd. Beyond Soundings. Dublin. Talbot Press. 1930.
First. p.p.208. D.J. News clipping inserted. V.G. €295
697. Praeger, Robert Lloyd. Irish Topographical Botany. Compiled largely from
original manuscripts. Dublin. Academy House. 1901. First. p.p.410. 6
Folding coloured maps. C.L.B.s on reverse of maps. Org. cloth. Good. €395
698. Praeger, Robert Lloyd. The Way That I Went. An Irishman in Ireland.
Dublin. Hodges Figgis. 1937. First. p.p.394. Royal 8vo. Frontis, large folding
map and other illustrations. Org. blue cloth. V.G. €295
699. Praeger, Robert Lloyd. The Botanist in Ireland. Dublin. Hodges Figgis.
1934. First. p.p.587. Six coloured folding maps. Org. gilt cloth. Good.
United Irishmen's "Bible".
700. (Press, The). The Beauties of the Press, with an appendix containing the
speech of Arthur O'Connor on the Catholic Question in the House of Commons
in Ireland on Monday, May 4, 1795: also his letter to Lord
Castlereagh. London. 1800. p.p.602. Cntp. calf. V.G. €750
This book is a selection of important articles and verse from the columns
of the United Irishmen's newspaper The Press, which they founded to
promulgate their views after the suppression of The Northern Star. To obstruct
government suppression the ownership was secret but Arthur O'-
Connor was the principal shareholder. The paper ran under increasingly difficult circumstances for 68 numbers from Sept. 1797 until March 1798,
when, like The Northern Star, its presses and types were broken up with
sledge hammers by a squad of militia while the sixty-ninth issue was being
set in type. The paper contained robust denunciations of the government,
bold exposures of its corruptions and cruelties, impassioned statements on
the liberty of the press and on liberty in general, and some poetry. Contributors
included Thomas Emmet, the Sheares brothers, Thomas Russell,
Drennan, Arthur O'Connor, and even the young Thomas Moore. The paper
was avidly read by (and to) the masses to whom it was directed, and "its
influence was greater, considering its brief existence, than that of any earlier
Irish newspaper, except perhaps the 'Freeman' in its heyday" (Inglis).
Material from the suppressed issues 68 and 69 included.
701. Price, Liam. The Place-Names of Co. Wicklow. I-VII complete. Dublin.
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies 1945-1967. First. p.p.532. (7 vols.
bound in one). Black buckram. News clippings inserted. V.g. €195
Liam Prices, archaeologist, local historian and an obvious authority on
place names, was justly lauded for above work, a recognised model of its
702. Price, Liam. The Place Names of County Wicklow. The Irish form and
meaning of parish, town land, and local names. Wexford. Wexford People.
1935. First. p.p.72. Décor wrps. Quite scarce. V.G. €125
Signed by William Shaw Mason.
703. Public Records. Reports from the Commissioners appointed by his
majesty to execute the measures recommended in an address of the House
of Commons respecting the Public Records of Ireland 1810-1815 (1) and
volume 2 The sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth reports respecting the
Public Record of Ireland 1816-1820. 2 Large folio volumes. Vol. (1)
1813-1815. p.p.571 and vol. (2) 1819-1820. p.p.658. Very fine double
page folding plates of the Four Courts, Public law offices, the
King's Inns, Dublin Castle, Courts of Justice in contemporary hand
colouring and numerous other single page plates of Dublin legal buildings.
Vol. 2 is inscribed "To be preserved in the office of the Second Master
in Chancery, by order Wm. Shaw Mason, Secretary - August 1822".
Fine red buckram, gilt titles. V.g. Scarce. €1,600
Shaw Mason was the Author of some rare statistical surveys of Ireland,
Tullaroan, Portnahinch, etc.
704. Puirseál Padraig. The G.A.A. in its Time. Dublin. Purcell Family. 1982.
First. p.p.365. Illustrated. Attractive D.J. C.L.B.s. V.G. Scarce. €125
705. Quiggin, e.C. A Dialect of Donegal, being the Speech of Meenawannia
in the Parish of Glenties. Cambridge. University Press. 1906. First. pp247.
Original green cloth, gilt title on spine. VG €550
707. Railways. Royal Common Railways. Evidence on papers relating to Railways
in Ireland. London. House of Parliament. 1866. p.p.481 plus folding
outline map, part of Ireland showing lines of proposed railways. Folio.
Attractive recent marbled boards with moroc. label. Scarce. €395
708. Railways. Dundalk, Newry & greenore Railway - Site of Water Works,
in the town lands of Much grange & Mullabane in the Parish of Carlingford.
Large folding coloured map, on linen, 94 x 41cms. Folding into attached
contemporary marbled boards. Folio. n.d. Stamped 1907. V.g. Scarce. €225
(The above map and the following 3 maps all have London & North Western
Railways company date stamps but the maps could be a lot earlier as
all are undated).
709. Railways. County of armagh - Parish of Newry. Folio. Very large folding
coloured map on linen of Newry Railway Station, adjoining lands and
part of the town of Newry. Dimensions 152 x 42cms. n.d. Stamped 1906.
Folding into attached black boards, gilt title Newry Station. V.G. Scarce. €225
710. Railways. County of louth, Parish of Carlingford. Very large folding
coloured map on linen of Carlingford Railway Station adjoining lands,
castle, etc. Unusual dog leg shape of map, dimensions 152 extending by
78 x 58 cms. Folding into attached black boards, gilt title "Carlingford
Station". n.d. Stamped 1909. V.G. Scarce. €225
711. Railways. County of louth - Parish of Carlingford. omeath. Large fold-
ing coloured map of omeath Railway Station, adjoining named properties,
hotel, etc. 165 + 58 cms. n.d. Stamped 1909. Folding into attached
black boards, gilt title "omeath Station". €225
Definitive Survey of Kildare.
714. Rawson, Thomas James esq. Statistical Survey of the County of Kildare.
With observations on the means of improvement; drawn up for the
consideration, and by direction of the Dublin Society. Dublin. Graisberry
and Campbell. 1807. First. p.p.xv, (3) XLVIII, 237 + erratum. Large folding
map of County Kildare, other maps, folding table, folding plates
(some tinted) in cntp. half calf, marbled boards.
See Illustration. Scarce. G. €1,250
715. Reed, E.T. The Beauties of Home Rule. London. Dobson, Molle & Co.
n.d. C.1902. 4to. p.p.30. Verses by Mostyn T. Pigott. Illustrated. Typical
anti-Home Rule, anti-Irish work with simian featured "paddies" conspiring
to best John Bull at every opportunity. Org. green pictorial cloth.
See Illustration. V.G. €155
716. Reeves, William. The Culdees of the British Islands, as they appear in
History, with an Appendix of Evidences. Dublin. M.H. Gill. 1864. First.
p.p.263. Folio. L.P. B.P. Manx Museum. Half Calf, marbled boards. V.G. €475
717. Renehan, Rev. Laurence F. Collections on Irish Church History from the
Mss. Of the Late Laurence Renehan, President of Maynooth College. (Ed.
by Rev. Daniel McCarthy) Dublin. Warren. 1861. p.p.521. Fine org. half
calf, Maynooth oval stamp blocked in cover. V.G. €150
719. Rivers. Theocritus. The Second and Seventh Idylls translated into English verse by Charles S. Calverley. Illustrated with woodcuts by elizabeth
Rivers. London. John Lane 1927. First. p.p.56. L.P. D.J. with glassine
cover. V.G. €125
720. Rivers, Elizabeth. Out of Bedlam. XXVII. Wood engravings by
elizabeth Rivers with text by Christopher Smart. Glenageary, Dublin.
Dolmen Press. 1956. 4to. p.p.33. 27 Fine large wood engravings by Elizabeth
Rivers. Limited Edition (225) of which only 200 were for sale. Org.
grey D.J. title in brown with a River's engraving on front panel. Rare in
such excellent condition. €750
721. Report to the Lords of the Treasury and Admiralty, relative to the best
means of communicating between london and Dublin. London. House
of Commons. S.O. 1840. p.p.50. Folio. Two folding tinted maps and a further
plan. Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. V.g. €175
722. Reports from the Select Committee on Transport. London. House of Commons.
1918. First & Second Reports. p.p.179. Blue printed wrps. Together
with Minutes of Evidence of the Irish + Sub-Committee appointed by
the select committee on the transport to investigate the Ports & Canals of
Ireland. p.p.357. London. S.O. 1919. Folio. Blue printed wrps. Scarce. €295
The select committee on transport was an extra-legal assembly established
by Sinn Fein M.P.'s elected to the House of Commons in the 1918 UK
Present National Museum.
724. Report. Field, Rogers. Interim Report on the Sanitary Condition of The
Royal Barracks, Dublin. London. S.O. 1899. Large 4to. p.p.16 + 4
coloured maps, 3 of which are large folding. Recent marbled boards,
See Illustration. Scarce. €550
725. Report of the Commission for improving the Sanitary Conditions of
Barracks and Hospitals in Ireland. London. S.O. 1863. p.p.108. Large
4to. Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. Comprehensive & major report
of all barracks & Hospitals in Ireland with numerous recommendations. V.G. €350
726. Report. General Report of the Commission appointed for improving the
sanitary condition of barracks and hospitals in england and Ireland. London.
Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1861. p.p.338. Folio. Numerous illustrations.
Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. V.G. €395
727. Report from the Select Committee on Local Government and Taxation of
Towns (Ireland). London. House of Commons. 1877. p.p.402. Folio. Recent
marbled boards with moroc. label. Scarce. €475
728. Report on Wexford Harbour. London. House of Commons. 1860. p.p.16
with large folding map (some colouring) of Wexford Harbour as surveyed
by g.a. Frazer, commander of H.M.S. Lucifer in 1845 and corrected
by Cpt. Fraser in 1856. Large 4to. Marbled boards, moroc. label. V.g. €250
729. Report of the Lords of the Committee of Council, Appointed for the consideration
of all matters relating to trade and Foreign Plantations, upon
the Two Questions referred to them by his Majesty's Order in Council, of
the 14th January last: V12,
(1.) Upon the Propriety of reducing the Duties payable in Great Britain on
the Importation of Goods, the growth and Manufacture of Ireland, t o
the same Rate as the Duties payable in Ireland on the Importation of the
like Goods, the Growth and Manufacture of Great Britain.
(2.) What preferences are now given to the Importation of any Article, the
Growth, Produce, or Manufacture of Ireland, by any Duty or Prohibition
on the Importation, Use, or Sale of the Like Articles from Foreign
Parts, and how far it may be the interest of Great Britain in future to continue
or alter the same. London. 1785. Folio. p.p.182. With numerous double
page folding tables containing forensic detail of all imports and exports
between Ireland and Great Britain for the seven year period 1777/1783
and similar tables for all imports and exports between Ireland and the rest
of the world including Africa and America. Armorial B.P. Fine Victorian
calf with morocco label. €1,750
This work, which contains a wealth of information in relation to Ireland's
trade in the latter half of the 18th century, would be of major benefit to
economists and historians and is in mint condition.
730. Report - Harbour Accommodation. London. Hansard. 1884. p.p.649.
Folio. Marbled boards, moroc. label. 14 Folding maps, mostly part
coloured and including Waterford Harbour, Wicklow Harbour and a
scarce folding chart showing the wrecks and casualties on the Coast of
Ireland during the five years from July 1877 to July 1882. Scarce. €495
731. Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the treatment of
(Irish) treason-Felony Convicts in english Prisons together with appendix
and minutes of Evidence. 2 Vols. in 1. London. 1871. Vol.(1) The
Report and Appendix. p.p.60. Bound with Vol. (2). Minutes of Evidence.
p.p.538. Folio. Recent marbled boards incorporating original blue printed
wrps. Scarce. €650
Comprehensive report into the treatment of Irish political prisoners, mostly
Fenians including Jeremiah o'Donovan Rossa, John Devoy, Bryan Dillon,
Denis Mulcahy, Patrick Ryan, etc. Usual whitewash by the prison
officers, governors and employees of Woking, Chatham, Dartmoor and
Portland prisons. The evidence of the Irish prisoners paints a grim picture
of constant punishment, both physical and mental, obviously reserved for
Fenians and in stark contrast to the obvious mistruths of their captors.
733. Report and Special Report from the Select Committee on Imprisonment
of a Member together with the proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of
Evidence. London. S.O. 1902. p.p.49. Large 4to. Marbled boards, moroc.
label. V.G. €250
Patrick A. McHugh, an M.P. for North Leitrim and former lord Mayor
of Sligo (6 times) was sentenced to 3 months imprisonment in Sligo Gaol
on the 18th June. He had been convicted of criminal conspiracy with others
in relation to a land dispute. The fact that he, a sitting member of Parliament
serving a three month jail sentence, was the background to above
734. Reports from Commissioners, Inspectors and Others relating to Land Acts
(Ireland) Session 29 January 1887 - 16 September 1887. London. Eyre &
Spottiswoode. 1887. Folio. p.p.1236 and 7 folding maps, 6 relating to lands
in County galway and Mayo and a fine coloured ordnance survey map
of Ireland 48 x 63cms. Quarter blue linen, green boards. V.G. €750
738. Rhys, Professor John. Studies in Early Irish History. Dublin. 1903/1905.
p.p.158. Armorial B.P. "MacDomhnaill". Buckram gilt title. Text consists
of three lectures at the Royal Academy, two by John Rhys and one by
William Ridgeway. Good. €75
739. Ring, Christy. By Val Dorgan. Dublin. Ward River Press. 1980. First.
p.p.247 + one page ad. Illustrated. Stiff pictorial wrps. V.G. €125
740. Ricemarch. (Lawlor, Hugh Jackson). The Psalter and Martyrology of
Ricemarch. Text, notes, indices and plates. London. Bradshaw Society.
1914. 2 Volumes p.p.(1) 176, (2) plate vol., 78 plates + 9 pages ads. Ricemarch,
the son of a renowned Briton, called Sullien the Wise, who spent
13 years in Ireland & subsequently founded a school of learning in his native
Wales. Ricemarch, the oldest son, composed some verses which are
preserved in the Psalter. The fine tinted plates of the manuscript were
copied from the original in Trinity College, Dublin. Org. brown cloth with
gilt H.B. and coat of arms on covers. B.P. fine copies. Rare unopened
copies from the library of Bishop Phillpott of Exeter and Truro with his
book plate and armorial B.P. of Edmund Walker. V.G. €450
742. Ritchie, Leitch. Ireland - Picturesque and Romantic. London. Longmans,
Rees, etc. 1837. First. Royal 8vo. p.p.264. 20 Fine engravings from drawings
by Maclise and Creswick. Org. binding with new spine and label. Good. €145
750. Rosebery, Lord. Sir Robert Peel. London. Cassell & Co. 1899. First.
p.p.96. Fine cntp. half crimson calf. V.G. €135
753. Russell, t.o. Beauties and Antiquities of Ireland. Being a tourists guide
to it's most beautiful scenery & an archaeologists manual for it's most interesting
ruins. London. Kegan Paul. 1897. First. p.p.399 + errata. Illustrated.
Ex. Lib. Org. green gilt cloth. Scarce. €175
756. Ryland, Rev. R.H. The History, Topography and Antiquities of the County
and City of Waterford. London. Murray. 1824. First. p.p.419. Fine hand
coloured map of the county of Waterford (usually missing) and eight other
folding maps and plates. Fine recent half calf, grey boards, new E.P.'s.
Moroc. Labels on spine. V.G. €1,250
757. Rynne, Etienne, ed. by. North Munster Studies. Essays in commemora-
tion of Mons. Michael Moloney. With maps and illustrations. Limerick.
Thomond. 4to. p.p.535. D.J. Private Library stamp on T.P. With numerous
articles on North Munster by leading scholars of the day. €125
759. Sadleir, James. Warrent Papers relating to James Sadleir, Clonacody,
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary re false accounting of tipperary Joint Stock
Banking Company. London. House of Commens. 1857. p.p.17. Large
4to. Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. Scarce. V.G. €350
James Sadleir, a member of Parliament and a native of Clonmel was convicted
of conspiracy to defraud by making false representations of the accountants
of the tipperary Joint Stock Bank Company. Despite
numerous warrants for his capture the bird had flown and he finished up
in Norway unscathed. Sadly one can expect similar occurrences in this
country during 2010.
760. Sadler, Michael Thomas. Ireland; It's Evils and Their Remedies, being a
Refutation of the errors of the emigration committee and others touching
that country, to which is prefixed, a synopsis of an original treatise about
to be published on the Law of Population, developing the real principle
on which it is universally regulated. London. Murray. 1828. First. p.p.414.
Org. gilt half calf, marbled boards, red moroc. label. From the library of
the earl of Clarendon. Scarce first edition with fine provenance from the
family library of a former lord lieutenant of Ireland. €995
761. Savage-Armstrong, George Francis. Stories of Wicklow. London. Longmans,
Green & Co. 1892. p.p.431. Org. blue gilt cloth, gilt title on spine. Fine copy. €195
762. Scott, George Digby. The Stones of Bray and the stories they can tell of
ancient times in the barony of Rathdown, Dublin. Hodges, Figgis & Co.
1913. First. p.p.247. Illustrated. Org. green cloth, red label.
good. Scarce. €225
764. Senchas Mar. Facsimiles in Collotype of Irish Manuscripts. The Oldest
Fragments of the Senchas Mar from Ms. H. 2. 15 in the Library of Trinity
College. With descriptive Introduction by R.I. Best and Rudolf Thurneysen.
Dublin. Published for the Commission by Stationery Office. 1931.
Folio. p.p.56. Limited edition of only 360 copies. Fine copy in half cloth,
blue linen boards. €850
The collection of Ancient Irish Law texts called Senchas Mar have only
come down to us in fragments. The origin of part of the original manuscript
was from the Law School of the Renowned family of MacEgans of
Duniry, East Galway. The Manuscript dates from 1300.
765. Seward, Wm. Wenman esq. Topographia Hibernica; or the Topography
of Ireland. Ancient and Modern. Giving a complete view of the Civil and
Ecclesiastical State of that Kingdom; With its Antiquities, Natural Curiosities;
Trade, Manufacturers, Extent and Population. Its Counties, Baronies,
Cities, Burroughs, Parliamentary Representation and Patronage;
Ancient Districts and their original Proprietors. Post, Market and Fair
Towns; Bishopricks, Abbeys, Monasteries, Castles, Ruins… Historical
Anecdotes and Remarkable Events. With An Appendix containing some
additional places and remarks and several useful tables. Dublin, by Alex
Stewart. 1795. First. 4to. Fine folding map of Ireland. Fine quarter vellum,
light blue boards with pencil note inside cover "bound by Liam
Miller, Dolmen Press, Dublin for €1.7.6 in 1959."
See Illustration. V.G. Scarce. €850
768. Shearman, Rev. John F. Loca Patriciana: An Identification of Localities,
Chiefly in Leinster. Visited by St. Patrick and his Assistant Missionaries;
and of some Contemporary Kings and Chieftains. With an Essay on the
Three Patricks, Palladius, Sen Patrick and Patrick Mac Calphurn, Apostles
of Ireland in the fifth century. Illustrated. Dublin. Gill. 1879. p.p.xvi, 495.
Good in original worn qtr. roan. Rebacked. Scarce. €425
769. Sheridan, Richard Brinsley. The School for Scandal. London. Simpkin.
C.1900. p.p.38. Folio. Illustrated colour lithographs by L. Rossi. Décor
cover. V.G. €175
774. Simington, Robert C. Civil Survey A.D. 1654-1656. Counties of Donegal,
londonderry and tyrone. Dublin. S.O. 1937. First. p.p.453. 4to.
Org. red buckram. V.G. €185
775. Simpson, Robert. The Annals of Derry showing the Rise and Progress of
the Town from the Earliest Accounts on Record to the Plantation under
King James I. 1613. Londonderry. Hepton. 1847. First. p.p.275. Litho
frontis, two maps and two plates. Org. cloth. V.G. Scarce. €395
777. Copy of Minutes of the Evidence taken at the Trial of the Sligo Borough
election Petition. London. House of Commons. 1869. p.p.175. Large 4to.
Blue buckram, gilt title on spine. V.g. €325
Above Report relates to a 5 day hearing held before Judge William Keogh
in March 1869 in relation to events connected with the election of Major
l.e. Knox as an M.P. for the Borough of Sligo on the 19th November
1868. Judge Keogh found the election was void due to bribery by agents
of Knox and this election was declared invalid.
779. Smith, Charles. The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of
Waterford containing a natural, civil, ecclesiastical, historical and t o p o -
graphical description thereof. Dublin. 1774. p.p.376 + 6 page index. Frontis
portrait and 6 folding plates including fine county map and 3
magnificent folding panoramic views of Waterford City, Dungarvan and
Lismore. Fine recent, half calf, marbled boards. Raised bands on spine
with moroc. label.
See Illustration. V.G. €1,550
Smith, a Dungarvan apothecary, also produced similar works relating to
Cork, Kerry and Down but this particular work of his beloved Waterford
was regarded as his outstanding ouvre.
780. Smith, Charles. The Ancient and Present State of the Country and City
of Cork. Cork. Connor. 1815. A new edition. 2 Volumes. p.p.(1) 428 +
plates (2) 433 + 6 page index. Numerous folding maps and plates. Finely
bound in contemporary speckled calf, gilt borders, gilt decorative spines
with twin green and red moroc. labels. B.P.'s. Fine set. €1,250
Limited Edition with Original Watercolour.
781. Smith, Pamela Colman. Widdicombe Fair. New York and London. Doubleday
& McLure. 1899. (500 copies). Folio. 13 Mounted plates handprinted
in colour with an original watercolour on the title page, signed with
Smith's monogram. The colour plates, which illustrate a famous traditional
Devonshire Ballad, are enclosed in publisher's portfolio with colour
illustrations on front & back panels. Fine with beautiful plates. €1,200
Pamela "Pixie" Colman Smith was a friend of Jack B. Yeats and
William B. Yeats. She was a talented artist and illustrator who collaborated
with Jack B. Yeats in editing and illustrating the first years production of
A Broadsheet, the initial issue of which appeared in January, 1902. She
left in January 1903 and immediately started her own publication the
green Sheaf, renowned for the quality of hand colouring and containing
works by lady gregory, Padraic Colum, etc. She was also a close
friend of W.B. Yeats and a member of his occult group, the order of
R.R. et a.C. On one occasion in the Autumn of 1905, the poet famously
rejected Jack's designs for the first production of Synge's The Well of the
Saints and approved Pamela Colman Smith's designs, which were
painted by Robert gregory & utilized in the Abbey production.
783. Smyth, Colin. A Guide to Coole Park, Co. Galway. Home of lady gregory.
Foreword by Maurice Craig. Gerrard's Cross. 1973. First. p.p.48.
Illustrated. Stiff pictorial (map) wrps. V.G. €50
784. Smyth, Warington W. On the Mines of Wicklow and Wexford. (Record
of the School of Mines and of Science Applied to the Arts). London. Longman,
Brown, Green. 1853. First. Two coloured litho maps and other illustrations.
Black buckram, gilt title on spine.
See Illustration. V.G. Scarce. €550
785. Snaffles. A Half Century of Memoirs. London. Collins 1949. First. p.p.95.
4to. Prof. illustrated in colour and B/W. Org. white cloth. V.G. €95
786. Snoddy, Theo. Dictionary of Irish Artists. 20th Century. Dublin.
Wolfhound Press. 1996. First. p.p.595 + 1 page ad. 4to. Mint in pictorial
D.J. News clipping (obituary) inserted. €250
Above work was a successor to, and complimented, Walter Strickland's
Dictionary of Irish Artists, which was published in 1913. No serious collector,
dealer, auctioneer or lover of fine art could seriously practice without
access to Snoddy and Strickland.
787. Somerville, E. OE. Slipper's A B C of Fox Hunting. London. Longmans.
Green & Co. 1903. First. Folio. Fine pictorial boards. p.p.42 with 20 large
coloured plates. V.G. €850
788. Martin Ross & E. OE. Somerville. A Patrick's Day Hunt. London. A.
Constable & Co. (1902). p.p.47. Oblong folio, org. pictorial cloth. Eight
fine coloured hunting plates. V.G. €525
790. Somerville & Ross. Martin Ross and E. OE. Somerville. Beggars on
Horseback. A riding tour in North Wales. Edinburgh, WI. Blackwood.
First. p.p.186. Prof. illustrated. Org. décor blue cloth. Good. €395
792. Souvenir of the South of Ireland. Illustrated and Described Cork, glengarriff,
Lakes & Fjords of Kerry. Cork. Guy & Co. 1895. Oblong 4to.
p.p.20 + 46 full page plates. Org. green cloth, gilt titles, rubbed. €125
794. Sparks, Mary & Bligh, Eric. Kilkenny - Pen and Pictures pages of its
story. Kilkenny People. 1926. First. p.p.94. Illustrated. Stiff pictorial wrps.
Now scarce. V.G. €165
795. Special Commissioner of the Birmingham Daily Gazette, Ireland, As It Is
and As It Would Be under Home Rule. Sixty-two letters written between-
March and August, 1893. Birmingham. 1893. First. p.p.415 + 3 page
index. Coloured map. Org. green cloth, gilt title, red coloured edges. Good. €150
796. St. Leger, Moya Frenz. St. Leger - The Family and the Race. Chichester.
Phillimore & Co. 1986. First. p.p.157. Prof. illustrated, dust jacket illustrates
the family seat of Doneraile Court. Mint in D.J. €150
Famous Irish/English family who originated England's first classic race the
Doncaster St. leger in September 1778. lord Doneraile's daughter elizabeth
became the only lady Freemason of the order in 1712 when she accidentally
witnessed a Masonic Ceremony in Doneraile Court and had to be
inducted as a freemason to preserve the Lodge's secret ceremonies.
The following 13 vols of the State Papers Ireland are in original navy cloth,
gilt spines and competitively priced.
798. Sweetman, H.S. Edit. by. Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland preserved
in Her Majesty's Public Record Office. London. 1252-1284. London.
Longman & Co. 1877. 4to. p.p.735 + 32 pages ads. B.P. Scarce. €180
799. Sweetman, H.S. Edit. by. Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland preserved
in Her Majesty's Public Record Office. London. 1285-1292. London.
Longman & Co. 1879. 4to. p.p.669 + 34 ads. Org. navy cloth B.P.
Scarce. V.G. €180
800. Sweetman, H.S. Edit. by. Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland preserved
in Her Majesty's Public Record Office. London. 1293-1301. London.
Longman & Co. 1881. 4to. p.p.482 + 32 ads. Org. navy cloth B.P. V.G. €180
801. Atkinson, Ernest Eeorge. Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland of the Reign of Elizabeth 1596, July - 1597, December, preserved in
the Public Record Office. London. Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1893. 4to.
p.p.594 + 37 pages ads. B.P. Org. blue cloth. Fine copy. €180
802. Atkinson, Ernest George. Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland of the Reign of Elizabeth, 1600, March - october, preserved in the Public Record Office. London. Stationary Office. 1903. 4to. p.p.673 + 38
pages ads. B.P. Org. blue cloth. Fine. €180
803. Hamilton, Hans Claude. Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland of the Reign of Elizabeth 1586-1588, July preserved in Her Majesty's Public Record Office. London. Longmans. 1877. 4to. p.p.662. Recent blue cloth, gilt title on spine. Fine copy. B.P. €180
804. Hamilton, Hans Claude. Edit. by. Calendar of the State Papers relating to
Ireland of the Reign of Elizabeth 1588, august - 1592 September. London.
Longmans. 1885. 4to. Org. dark blue cloth. B.P.
Fine. Scarce. €180
805. Hamilton, Hans Claude. Edit. by. Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland of the Reign of Elizabeth 1592, october - 1596, June, Preserved
in the Public Record Office. London. Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1890. 4to.
p.p.602. Org. dark blue cloth. Lovely copy. B.P. €180
806. Mahaffy, Robert Pentland. Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland
preserved in the Public Record Office 1663-1665. London. Stationary
Office. 1907. 4to. p.p.768. B.P. Org. blue cloth. Fine. €180
807. Mahaffy, Robert Pentland. Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland
preserved in the Public Record Office 1666-1669. London. Stationary
Office. 1908. 4to. p.p.866 + 38 pages of ads. B.P. Org. blue cloth. Fine. €180
809. Mahaffy, Robert Pentland. Edited by. Calendar of the State Papers relating
to Ireland preserved in the Public Record Office. Adventurers for
Land. 1642-1659. London. Mackie & Co. 1903. 4to. p.p.445 + 38 page
catalogue. Pristine unopened copy. Org. dark blue cloth. B.P. €300
In the wake of the 1641 Irish Insurrection subscriptions were raised from
the English public who subsequently were allotted parcels of land in Ireland.
As an example the Mayor and Burgesses of Gloucester jointly subscribed £1,350 and in 1653/54 were awarded vast holdings of land in
Stradbally and the town of Galway. Beautiful copy of a much sought after
work by Historians and Genealogists.
810. Historic Dalymount World Cup tie. Soccer Programme. england V. Republic of Ireland.Wembley Empire
Stadium. 8th May 1957. First competitive match between the two countries
resulting in a crushing defeat of the visitors 5-1. Scarce. V.g. €250
811. Historic Wembley World Cup tie. Soccer Programme. england V. Republic of Ireland. Dalymount Park
Dublin. 19th May 1957. The most historic and renowned soccer match
ever staged in Dublin. Attendance was a record 48,000 and Ireland scored
after 3 minutes but England equalised in the last second. Very scarce programme. V.G. €250
Busby Babes V. Real Madrid.
812. Soccer Programme. Manchester united V. Real Madrid. European Cup
Semi-Final, 25th April 1957. Madrid who had won the inaugural European
Cup the previous year was undoubtedly the greatest club side of all
time. They won the trophy for 5 consecutive years 1956-1960 with their
1960 victory in Hampden Park Glasgow (V. Eintracht Frankfurt) being a
superb exhibition, Madrid victorious 7-3. The match against the Busby
Babes at Old Trafford finished 2-2, Madrid having won the first leg 3-1. V.g. €250
817. Stewart, John Watson. 1. Almanack. 2. The English Court Registry. 3.
Wilson's Dublin Directory with a new correct Plan of the City, forming
the most complete Lists published of the present Civil, Military and Naval
Establishments of Great Britain and Ireland. Dublin. John W. Stewart.
1812. p.p.(1) 235, (2) 211 and (3) 168. Fine folding map City of Dublin.
1812. Cntp. gilt crimson morocco with gilt borders. A.E.G. Fine copy. €575
Year of the French.
818. (Stock, Joseph.) A Narrative of what passed at Killala in the County of
Mayo, and the parts adjacent, during the French Invasion in the Summer
of 1798. By an Eye Witness. Dublin. R.E. Mercier & Co. and for John
Jones. 1800. First. p.p.182. Later quarter calf, green boards. Good. €1,200
Stock (b. Dublin, 1740-1813), scholar and Anglican Bishop of Killala and
later of Waterford, was imprisoned by General Humbolt during the French
invasion in 1798. His is the "most authentic record extant of [that] episode
and is written with a rare impartiality. His liberality is said to have been a
bar to the bishop's advancement".
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
819. Strafforde, thomas Wentworth, Earl of. The Earl of Strafforde's Letters
and Dispatches, with an essay towards his life by george Radcliffe from
the originals in the possession of his grandson, the Right Honourable
Thomas Earl of Malton by William Knowler. London. Bowyer. 1739.
Large folio. Two volumes. p.p.(1) 531 and (2) 433. Full contemporary
speckled calf. Hinges tender. €950
820. Stoker, Bram. Under the Sunset. London. Sampson, Low, Marston, Searleand
Rivington. 1882. First. p.p.190. Illustrated by W. Fitzgerald and W.V.
Cockburn. A.E.G. Org. vellum style binding, front panel stamped in red
and gold. €925
Loosely inserted signed letter H.B. Irving (Son of Henry Irving) on
Savoy theatre note paper. Under the Sunset was Stoker's first novel, supposedly
821. Stokes, Margaret. Early Christian Art in Ireland. London. Chapman& Hall. 1887. First. p.p.210 with 40 page publisher's list. One hundred and
six woodcuts. Org. green embossed cloth, gilt title on spine. Good. €135
S. Baring Gould Copy.
822. Stokes, Whitley. On the Calendar of Oengus. London. 1871. p.p.352. Folio. Half red calf, red boards. B.P. of S. Baring gould and Phillpott library
label. Library number at spine base. Scarce. €550
S. Baring Gould Copy.
823. Stokes, Whitley, Edited by. The Tripartite Life of Patrick, with other documents
relating to that Saint, with translations and indexes. London. S.O.
1887. Two vols. Royal 8vo. p.p.(1) 267 + 38 pages, (2) 410 + 38 pages.
Tinted frontis. Quarter roan on black boards. B.P. of S. Baring gould and
Phillpott label. Library stickers on spine. Tight copies. V.G. €595
Prime Minister's Library.
824. Stokes, Whitley and John Strachan. Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus. A Collection
of Old Irish Glosses Scholia Prose and Verse. Cambridge. University
Press. 1901/1903. First. Imperial 8vo. 2 Volumes. p.p.(1) 727 and (2)
422. Half calf, marbled boards, raised bands and twin morocco labels. Correspondence
loosely inserted indicated that these scholarly works were
part of the library of 10, Downing Street in November 1907. Scarce. V.G. €750
827. Stranger's guide. The New Picture of Dublin or Stranger's Guide to the
Irish Metropolis. Dublin. William Curry. 1835. Folding plan of the city
and 13 plates. p.p.352. Recent fine binding, half green calf, marbled
boards. Gilt spine, raised bands & red morocco label. €725
828. Strickland, Walter G. A Dictionary of Irish Artists. Dublin. Maunsel.
1913. First. 2 vols. 4to. p.p.(1) 598 and (2) 728. Illustrated with 150 portraits
of Irish Artists. Original blue cloth, gilt title on spine. Ex. Lib. with
discreet blind stamps on margins of plate. Fine tight copies of the definitive
work covering Irish Artists from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.
This first edition is very rare & regarded as an invaluable research
source for galleries, collectors, dealers and students of Irish Art and Artists.
829. Sullivan, A.M. Story of Ireland. Dublin. M.H. Gill. 1898. p.p.588. Half
calf. Brown boards. Stamp on E.P. "Bound at the Convent of Mercy
School, galway". Attractive and scarce Galway item. €195
830. Summer assizes, 1848 - County of galway. Dublin. Printed for the
Grand Jury by Shea. 1848. p.p.171. Held before Justices: The Right Honourable
Baron leFroy and The Right Honorable Judge Jackson. The
Grand Jury comprised. Sir thomas J. Burke, M.P. Foreman and Chris.
St. george M.P., Hon. Skeffington Daly, Sir Joseph Burke, arthur Bell
Martin, Michael J. Browne, Denis H. Kelly, James H. Burke, Martin
S. Kirwan, Robert Bodkin, edward Blake, Pierce Joyce, owen
Richard Blake, Richard Kirwan, Henry J. gascoyne, John lopdell,
thomas Mahon, Randal e. lynch athy, James C. Mahon, thomas S.
eyre, thomas N. Bagot, Richard D'arcy and James galbraith. Bound
with County of galway - Schedule of applications for Presentments
made at the Extraordinary County Presentment Sessions held at Galway
on the 4th May 1846and contracted for at the Adjourned Sessions for each
Barony. Tuam. Tuam Herald Office. 1846. p.p.31. Cntp. half calf, marbled
boards with paper. Label on cover inscribed "County of Galway - Summer
Assizes 1848 Discharged Book from Treasurer's Office." Some marginalia
o/w fine tight copy. €525
Signed by Le Brocquy and Sultan.
833. Le Brocquy, Synge, John M. The Playboy of the Western World. 1970.
Massachusetts. Small Folio. p.p.132. Edited by Stanley Sultan. Illustrated
by louis le Brocquy. Limited Edition (1950). Signed by le Brocquy
and Sultan. Pristine copy in yellow buckram with Le Brocquy
etching on cover. Fine in yellow clip case. €750
838. tannero, Thoma. Bibliotheca Britannico - Hibernica: Sive de Scriptoribus
qui in Anglia, Scotia, etc. Hibernia ad faeculi XVII initium floruerent, literarum
ordine juxta familiarum nomina dispositis commentarius: London.
Bowyer. 1748. p.p.788. Folio. L.P. Cntp. calf, splitting at spine. Frontis
portrait. Good. €595
Bishop Phillpott's Library.
839. (Taylor) Jeremy, lord Bishop of Down. A Dissuasive from Popery to
the People of England and Ireland. Together with II additional letters to
Persons changed in their Religion. 1. The First written to a Gentlewoman
newly seduced to the Church of Rome. 2. The second to a Person newly
converted to the Church of England. London. R. Royston. 1686. p.p.XX-
277 + 2 pages ads. Cntp. calf, rubbed. Moroc. label "Presented to the
Truro Theological Library 1836". Phillpott's label on pastedown. All front
E.P.'s annotated in contemporary hand. €650
840. Taylor, W.C. History of the Civil Wars of Ireland, from the Anglo-Norman
Invasion, till the Union of the Country with Great Britain. 2 Vols. Edinburgh.
Constable. 12mo. p.p.(1) XIV, 316, (2) VI, 330. B.P. Engraved half
titles. Cntp. half calf, marbled boards. V.g. €450
841. Taylor, W.B.S. History of the University of Dublin, (founded by Queen
Elizabeth). It's Origin, Progress, and Present Condition, with Biographical
Notices of many Eminent Men educated therein. Illustrated with Views of
its Buildings and the Academic Costume, etc. worn in this venerable Seat
of Learning. Dublin & London. Cumming. 1845. First. p.p.540. 13 plates.
Org. blind stamped cloth, gilt title on spine. Good. €250
Taylor (B. Dublin, 1781-1850), landscape and subject painter, art writer
and critic, had in 1819 issued a prospectus of a 'History of the University
of Dublin' which was to have been issued in twelve quarto parts each with
two coloured plates. This scheme however folded and only a few plates
were published. Although he was active in the efforts that led in 1823 to
the incorporation of the Royal Hibernian Academy he moved shortly afterwards
to London. This history is a greatly expanded development of his
earlier intentions and was the best history of the university published up to
842. Teeling, Charles Hamilton. Personal Narrative of the "Irish Rebellion" of
1798. London. Henry Colburn. 1828. First. p.p.285 + 2. Two fine folding
plates "seizing of Lord Edward Fitzgerald" and "Apprehending of Rebel
Leaders Harvey and Colclough near Wexford". Cntp. half calf, marbled
boards. Recent moroc. label on spine. V.G. €750
843. Teeling, Charles Hamilton. History of the Irish Rebellion of 1798: A Personal
Narrative. Glasgow. Cameron & Ferguson. C.1898. p.p.376. Cntp.
half calf, green boards. Gilt spine with harp & shamrock motifs in compartments.
Raised bands. An attractive copy of later edition of this famous
work on 1798 rebellion. €195
844. Temple, Sir William. The Works of Sir William Temple to which is prefixed, the Life and Character of Sir William Temple written by a particular
friend (Swift) London. Woodward et al. 1750. Two volumes. p.p.(1)
480 (2) 584. Folio. L.P. Portrait frontis. Cntp. calf, later calf spines, raised
bands, gilt spines. Very fine. €750
The letters were edited by Jonathan Swift, who also wrote the life. Swift
had worked as secretary for Temple from 1689 to 1694 and subsequently
from 1696 to 1699, the year of Temple's death. It was at Temple's residence
Moor Park, Surrey, that Swift penned his great work "A Tale of a
847. Tighe, Mary. Psyche, with Other Poems. by the late Mrs. Henry Tighe.
4to. Engraved portrait frontispiece and p.p. XI (1) 314, (2) blank and imprint,
in contemporary diced calf. London. Longman. 1811. B.P. €650
First edition in collected form. Mary Tighe's Psyche was greatly admired
on first publication in 1805, although it has now been largely forgotten. It's
early admirers, however, included John Keats, who took some hints from
it for Endymion a few years later than this edition.
848. Tighe, Mary. Psyche with Other Poems. By the late Mrs. Henry Tighe.
London. Longman Hurst. 1812. Fourth edition. p.p.311. 8vo. Cntp. quarter
calf, marbled boards. V.g. €150
849. Todd, James Henthorn. Cogadh Gaedhel re Gallaibh. The war of the
Gaedhil with the Gaill or the invasions of Ireland by the Danes and other
Norsemen. The original Irish text edited with translation and introduction
by J.H. Todd. London. Longmans Green & Co. 1867. First. Royal 8vo.
p.p.348 + errata. Two coloured plates, one folding. Manx library book plate
buckram, gilt title on spine. V.g. €450
850. Todd, Rev. James Henthorn. D.D. Descriptive remarks on illuminations
in Certain Ancient Irish Manuscripts. London. Nichols & Sons. 1869.
p.p.16. Elephant Folio. Four magnificent coloured lithographs. Fine half
calf with morocco label. Pristine. €625
852. Tottenham, G.L. Terence McGowan - The Irish Tenant. London. Smith
Elder. 1870. First. Two vols. p.p.(1) IV, 311 (2) 288. Org. green cloth, gilt
titles on spines. Good. €425
855. The traveller's New guide through Ireland, containing a new and accurate
description of the roads with particulars of all the towns, villages,
noblemen and gentlemen's seats, churches & monastic buildings, antiquities
and natural curiosities. Also the present state of agriculture, manufacturers
and commerce. With a complete list of all the fairs. Dublin.
Cummins. 1815. First. p.p.574. Maps & plates. Fine recent half calf, marbled
boards and gilt spine. €950
857. Trials. The Trials of George Robert Fitzgerald, Timothy Brecknock, James
Fulton and others for the procurement of, and for the murder of Patrick
Randall McDonnell and Charles Hipson also the Trial of John Gallagher
and others for an assault on George Robert Fitzgerald, in the Gaol of
Castlebar etc. Taken from the notes of a gentleman. Dublin. Byrne. 1786.
First. p.p.181. Small portion on foot of T.P. missing but not effecting text.
Victorian half calf, marbled boards. V.G. €450
Copy signed on E.P. by Francis J. McDonnell of Co. Kildare, a descendent
of the victim.
Galway Family History.
858. Cooke-trench, Thomas Richard Frederick. A Memoir of the trench
Family. Sallins, Co. Kildare. Privately printed. 1897. First. p.p.188. I l -
lustrated. Royal 8vo. Org. red cloth, gilt Trench coat of arms on cover. B.P.
L.P. Fine copy, with numerous genealogical tables. €625
859. Trench, Richard Chenevix. The Works. Six Volumes. (1) Five Sermons,
p.p.97, (2) The Hulsean Lectures p.p.312, (3) Life's a Dream - The Great
Theatre of the World p.p.75, (4) The Story of Justin Martyr & Other Poems
p.p.317, (5) Poems from Eastern Sources, Genoveva and Other Poems and
(6) A Select Glossary of English words used formerly in senses different
from their present. p.p.240. London. John W. Parker 1851/1862. Small
8vo. Cntp. calf, gilt covers, A.E.G. Fine set. €295
860. Trench, Richard Chevenix. Notes on the Miracles of Our Lord. London.
John W. Parker. 1856. 5th Edition. p.p.476. Cntp. ornate calf, gilt spine. Fine copy. €135
861. Trotter, Cpt. Lionel J. The Life of John Nicholson, Soldier and Administrator
Based on Private and Hitherto Unpublished Documents. London.
Murray. 1908. p.p.333. Portrait frontis. Maps. Fine full gilt cntp. calf with
gilt spine moroc. label. V.g. €125
Lisburn born Nicholson was lauded by his peers for his military exploits
on behalf of the British Empire in Pakistan and afghanistan and was one
of many soldiers of the North West Frontier who created their own mythology
of selfless duty and heroism. This work perpetuates the myth, when in
reality, Nicholson was an imperialist psychopath who personally supervised
the blasting from the guns of 107 mutineers in Peshawar in 1857. If
you like fairy tales this is a must.
862. Tuohy. Memorial Exhibition Patrick tuohy. R.H.A. Paintings: Drawings:
Sketches 1911:1930. Exhibition held at Mill's Hall Dublin July 14 - July
25, 1931. p.p.8 + 4 pages of illustrations. Introduction by Thomas Bodkin.
Tuohy died from gas-poisoning in New York in August 1930 at the early
age of 36 In his short life he never won the artistic success which was merited.
Rare in printed wrps. V.g. €350
863. Tyndall, John. Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses
and Reviews. London. Longmans Green & Co. 1889. Two volumes.
p.p.(1) 452 (2) 452. Full cntp. polished calf. Gilt college inscriptions
on covers. Gilt spines. Twin moroc. labels. A.E.G. Fine set. €350
Signed by Michael Faraday.
864. Tyndale, John. The Glaciers of the Alps being a Narrative of Excursions
and Ascents. An account of the origin and phenomena of glaciers, and an
exposition of the physical principles to which they are related. London.
Longmans Green & Co. 1906. New impression . p.p.445. Illustrated. Book
is dedicated to famous British Scientist Michael Faraday and his original
signature is tipped-in on dedication page. Fine cntp. green calf with oval
college brand on cover. Gilt spine, red moroc. label. Fine copy with the
bonus of Faraday's signature. V.g. €225
865. Tyndall, John. The Forms of Water in Clouds & Rivers, Ice and Glaciers.
London. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1889. p.p.192. 25 Illustrations. Cntp.
crimson calf, gilt college brand on cover, gilt spine, moroc. label. Bicker's
See Illustration. V.g. €145
866. Tynan, Katharine. Sally Victrix. London. Collins. 1921. First. p.p.249 +
8 page publisher's list. Org. blue cloth, red borders and titles in red on
cover and spine. Attractive and scarce Tynan work. V.g. €95
868. Ussher, Arland. The Face and Mind of Ireland. London. Gollancz. 1949.
First. p.p.142. Uncorrected proof copy. Wrps, paper label. V.g. €95
Signed Limited Edition.
869. Van Wyck, Frederick. Ancestry of governor Dongan. Boston.
Beauchamp. 1935. Limited edition (150) p.p.124. Forty-two plates of Irish
views. Royal 8vo. Quarter linen, blue boards. Inscribed "Mr. & Mrs. John
N. Boynton from Frederick Van Wyck". V.g. €195
Thomas Dongan, Earl of Limerick was Governor of the Province of New
York 1683-1688. Although a Catholic he was highly regarded by the Puritans
for his liberal character and his tolerance and integrity.
870. Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian. British Game. London. Collins. 1946. First.
p.p.240. Numerous colour & B/W plates of birds. Very fine three quarters
green calf, gilt spine, raised boards. €225
Rare First Edition.
871. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810.
Dublin. Ponsonby. 1897. Royal 8vo. First. p.p.511. Org. gilt red cloth.
Scuffed at end of spine. B.P. Very Scarce. €525
The first index to prerogative wills was compiled by Sir William Betham,
Ulster King of Arms, under the auspices of the Irish Record Commission.
Betham superintended the work of indexing and at the same time performed
the mammoth task of compiling a genealogical abstract of each
record down to 1800 (approximately 37,000). In the 1890's his eventual
successor Sir Arthur Vicars revised Betham's index bringing it up to 1810
and first published his results in 1897.
A quarter of a century later virtually all Irish wills were destroyed in the
Four Courts in 1922, thus making this index an invaluable and important
source of genealogical research.
872. Von Kartoffel. Baron. The Germans in Cork being the Letters of His
Excellency, The Baron Von Kartoffel (Military Governor of Cork in the
year 1918). Dublin. Talbot Press. C.1918. p.p.112. Org. grey pictorial wrps.
bound in recent marbled boards with moroc. label. V.g. €135
It would be interesting to know how this "spoof" was received in the "Peoples
Republic of Cork" in 1918.
Marchioness of Waterford.
873. Louisa. Marchioness of Waterford & The Countess of Tankerville. Life
Songs being Original Poems illustrated & illuminated by above titled
ladies. Pub London Nisbet 1884. Small folio. p.p.21 on thick cards. Original
gilt decorated cream cloth. All edges gilt. Very attractive copy with
very fine decorative floral borders and some embellished with colour
drawings of pastoral scenes. Louisa was married to Henry de la Poer. 2nd
Marquis of Waterford. Good. €450
874. Wakeman, William F. Archaeologia Hibernica. A Hand-Book of Irish
Antiquities, Pagan and Christian: especially of such as are Easy of Access
from the Irish Metropolis.Dublin. James McGlashan. 1848. First edition.
Small 8vo. p.p. xviii, 176 + 8 ads. p.p.91. wood engraved illustrations (by
Wakeman), original green cloth pictorially and decoratively blocked in
blind and gilt. V.g. €150
875. Walker Joseph C. Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards. An Historical
Essay on the Dress of the Ancient and Modern Irish and a Memoir of the
Armour and Weapons of the Irish. Dublin. Christie. 1818. p.p.435. Vol. 2
(ex. 2). Numerous plates. Cntp. half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines with
red linen labels. V.g. €150
876. Walker, G. A. Cooper. The Book of the Seventh Service Battalion The
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers from Tipperary to Ypres Dublin Brindley.
1920. First. Illustrated. Gilt title. Org. green cloth, glassine protected. €275
878. Wall, Tony. Hurling. Dublin. Cityview Press. 1965. p.p.121. Illustrated.
Stiff pictorial wrps. Numerous illustrations of hurling techniques by tony
Wall and Jimmy Doyle, two of the most famous hurlers ever to grace the "Tip" colours. V.g. €95
Famous Wicklow Garden.
879. Walpole, e.H. Mount Usher 1868-1928. A Short History compiled by
E.H. Walpole. C.1928. Publisher not stated. First. p.p.59 + errata. 4to. Numerous
tipped-in colour and B/W illustrations. Maps. Org. pictorial cloth
- rubbed. Very scarce. News clippings inserted. €595
884. Walsh, Rev. Paul. Irish Men of Learning. Studies by Father Paul Walsh.
Edited by Colm O Lochlainn. With folding genealogical chart of Muintir
Duibhgennain. Dublin. Three Candles. 1947. p.p. vi, 311. D.J. Cover inserted.
Org. cloth. V.g. €150
A splendid introduction to Gaelic Literature, treating the learned families
of O'Duigenan, O'Maolconaire (Conroy), O'Cuirin (Curneen), Mac an
Bhaird (Ward), MacFirbhsigh, and their massive contribution to Irish historiography
and literature. Edited by Colm O Lochlainn, this book is the
fruit of thirty years labour.
885. Walsh, Fr. Paul. Irish Chiefs and Leaders. Edited by Colm O Lochlainn.
Two folding genealogical tables. Dublin. At the sign of the Three Candles.
1960. First. p.p. viii, 335. Org. cloth with cover of D.J. loosely inserted. Scarce. €225
891. Walsh, Fr. Paul. Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne. The Book of The Mac-
Sweeneys. Text and enealogies. An Account of the Mac Sweeney Families
in Ireland, with Pedigrees. Dublin. Dollard. 1920. First. p.p.141 with
folding genealogical chart, and other tables. Stiff wrps with printed labels.
892. (Walsh, Fr. Paul). Leaves of History. Series 1. Mide Magen Chloinne
Cuinn. "Meath, precinct of Conn's descendants". Drogheda. Drogheda Independent.
1930. First. p.p.104. Genealogical table Viscount Gormanston.
Illustrated. Org. printed wrps. Scarce. €150
893. Ware, Sir James. Inquiries concerning Ireland and it's Antiquities. Dublin.
Andrew Crook. 1705. Folio. p.p.933 + 2 pages errata. Plates and maps
cntp. half calf. Spine rubbed & worn. B.P. €275
Celebrated Waterford Law Case.
894. Copy of the Judgement delivered on Friday the 9th June 1871, in the Court
of Appeal in the case of the Tenants of the Waterford estate by Lord
O'Hagan and Lord Justice Christian. 1871. Folio. p.p.17. Attractive recent
pink marbled boards with gilt black label. €160
Concerns an appeal by 270 tenants on the Estate of the Marquess of
Waterford in relation to their rental and of their special rights under the
Tenant Right Customs of Ulster. As usual the claim of the tenants was dismissed
by the Lord Chancellor.
895. Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford & The Countess of Tankerville. Life
Songs being Original Poems illustrated & illuminated by above titled
ladies. Pub London Nisbet 1884. Small folio. p.p.21 on thick cards. Original
gilt decorated cream cloth. All edges gilt. Fair copy with very fine
decorative floral borders and some embellished with colour drawings of
pastoral scenes. Louisa was married to Henry de la Poer. 2nd Marquis of
Waterford. Good. €425
896. Watkinson, John. A Philosophical Survey of the South of Ireland in a series
of letters to John Watkinson, M.D. Dublin. Whitestone, Slater, etc.
1778. First Dublin Edition. p.p.478. Six fine plates, two folding. Pencil
note on E.P. status "Bought at the sale of the Library of the Earl of London,
London Castle 7th Nov. 1921". Fine in full contemporary calf with
moroc. label. Scarce. V.g. €850
897. Watson, James K. Bee-Keeping in Ireland - A History. Dublin. Glendale.
1981. First. p.p.293 + 23 pages ads. Illustrated. Fine in pictorial D.J. Scarce. €125
898. Watt, J.A. The Church and the Two Nations in Medieval Ireland. Cambridge.
U.P. 1970. First. p.p. xvi, 251. C.L.B. Fine in red D.J., black print. €125
903. Wexford Harbour. Improvement Bill. London. House of Commons.
1852. p.p.10 + 2 maps. Large 4to. Two fine large maps (1) Wexford Harbour
and the River Slaney to Enniscorthy to Accompany Cpt. Washington's
Report dated 10th April, 1852 and (2) Gull Bar, Wexford Harbour Surveyed
by Mr. R. Hoskyn, Admiralty Asst. Surveyor, March 1852. Scarce,
marbled boards. €245
905. West, Anthony Co. The Ferret Fancier. London. Mac gibbon & Kee. 1963.
First. p.p.256. Attractive D.J., glassine protected. V.g. €225
Novel, set in Northern Ireland in a part puritan, part pagan community,
charts the growth of a young boy caught between the drives of a developing
sensuality and his background of repression.
909. Whitton, Llieut. Col. F.e. The History of the Prince of Wales Leinster
Regiment. Adershot. Gale & Polden. 1924. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 483, (2)
570. Illustrated. Numerous folding maps. Org. gilt blue cloth. V.g. €425
913. Wilde, Oscar. Poems with the Ballad of Reading Gaol. London. Methuen.
n.d. C.1952. p.p.192. Full crimson calf, gilt spine. Fine. €135
916. Wilde, Oscar. The Happy Prince and Other Tales. London. David Nutt.
1889. Second edition. p.p.117. Illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb
Hood. Org. cream decorative cloth with title, etc. in red print. V.g. €625
917. Wilde, Oscar. Salome - A Tragedy in One Act. New York. Dutton & Co.
1930. p.p.57. Illustrated by John Vassos. 4to. Org. cloth, glassine protected. V.g. €130
921. Wilde, Sir. William R.Wilde's Loch Corrib, It's Shores and Islands. With
notices of Loch Measga. Abridged and edited by Colm o lochlainn.
Dublin. At the sign of the Three Candles. 1955. 4th Edition. p.p.199 with
large folding map and woodcuts. D.J. Good. €125
922. Wilde, William R. The Beauties of the Boyne and It's Tributary, The
Blackwater. With illustrations and large folding map. Dublin. McGlashan.
1850. p.p. xxix, 324. Quarter calf, numerous illustrations. V.g. €425
923. Wilde, W.R. Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and Along the
Shores of the Mediterranean including a visit to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine,
Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus and Greece. Dublin. Curry Jnr. & Co.
1840. First. 2 Vols. p.p.(1) 464 and (2) 495. 2 Tinted lithographs and numerous
wood engravings. Later find half calf, gilt spines.
See Illustration. V.g. €750
925. Wilson, William. The Post Chaise Companion: or Travellers Directory
through Ireland. Containing a new and accurate Description of the Direct
and principal Cross Roads, with particulars of the Noblemen & Gentlemen's
Seats, Cities, Towns, Parks, Natural Curiosities, Antiquities, Castles,
Ruins, Manufactures, Locks, Glens, Harbours, &c. Forming an
Historical & Descriptive Account of the Kingdom. To which is added, a
Travelling Dictionary, or Alphabetical Tables, Shewing the distances of
all the Principal Cities, Boroughs, Market and Sea Port Towns, in Ireland
from each other. The 3rd Edition, corrected and enlarged. With an entire
new set of plates. Dublin. Printed and published by J. & J.H. Fleming.
1803. Third. p.p. xxvii, 660 (double column), 19 (index). Cont. diced Russia.
Some staining. €425
926. Wicklow Regiment. Evans, Major E.B. An Outline of the History of the
County Wicklow Regiment of Militia together with a succession list of
the officers of the regiment from it's formation in 1793 to the present time.
Published by the Officers of the County Wicklow Militia. 1885. First. Sole
edition. p.p.58. Two tipped-in photographic plates. Org. fine gilt royal blue
cloth with stencilled title on spine. Very few copies published. Rare. €995
927. West Wicklow - Background for Development. Dublin. Dpt. of Geography
- Trinity College. 1966. p.p.236. 4to. Maps, tables etc. Org. blue
printed wrps. V.g. €125
929. Windisch, Ernst. Die Altirische Heldensage Tain Bo Cualnge. Nach dem
Buch Von Leinster in text und ueberstzung mit einer einleitung. Leipzig.
Verlag Von S. Hirzel. 1905. First. p.p.1120. Thick large 8vo. Org. half calf,
gilt title on spine. Raised bands. V.g. €950
Windisch was Professor of Sanskrit at Leipzig University and wrote several
scholarly works on Irish Folklore, of which the Tain was his finest
work and very scarce.
933. Woods, James. Annals of Westmeath and the Whig Featheration - A Melodrama
in Two Acts. Ballymore. Woods memorial committee 1977. p.p.345
and 32. Illustrated. Fine pictorial D.J. V.g. €150
Scarce local history first published in 1907 and enhanced by Whig
935. Wright, Rev. G.H. A Guide to the County of Wicklow illustrated by engravings,
after the designs of George Petrie and a large folding map of the
county from an original survey. London. Baldwin, Cradock & Joy. 1822.
First. p.p.161 + 5. Fine folding map and plates. Later quarter calf, green
boards. V.g. €295
936. (Wright, Rev. G.H.). Guide to the Country of Wicklow illustrated with
five engravings and a map. Dublin. Wl. Curry Jnr. 1835. p.p.207. 5 Plates
and map. Later quarter calf, green boards. V.g. €235
937. Wright, Rev. G.H. A Guide to the Giants Causeway and the North-East
Coast of the County of Antrim. London. Baldwin, Cradock & Joy. 1823.
First. p.p.126. Folding map and engravings, after the design of George
Petrie. Cntp. half calf, moroc. label on spine. V.g. €235
938. Wright, G.H. Ireland Illustrated from Original Drawings by G. Petrie,
W.H. Bartlett and T.M. Baynes. London. Fisher & Jackson. 1831. First.
p.p.80 + 80 steel engravings on 40 pages. Recent quarter calf. €325
939. Wright, Thomas. St. Patrick's Purgatory: An Essay on the Legends of
Purgatory, Hell and Paradise current during the Middle Ages. London.
Smith. 1844. First. p.p.192. Half calf, gilt covers. Rubbed. €135
Signed Yeats Sligo Exhibition.
941. Yeats. Exhibition Catalogue of Works of Anne Yeats. Sligo - August 1965.
8vo. p.p.9. Illustrated. Signed by the artist on cover. White printed stiff
wrps. Scarce. V.g. €150
942. Yeats, Jack B. The Treasure of the Garden. One of Jack B. Yeats Plays for
the Miniature Stage. London. Elkin Matthews. 1902. First (sole) Edition.
Large 4to. p.p.16 with 7 plates and 2 pages of ads. Org. pictorial blue
wrappers in glassine cover. Magnificent Jack B. Yeats designed book plate
of pirate, very appropriate for this work. Although it states "coloured by
Author" on cover, this, like the great majority is uncoloured. V.g. €2,300
943. Yeats, Jack B. Life in the West of Ireland. Dublin. Maunsell. 1912. First.
p.p.111. 8 Tipped in colour plates, 32 line drawings and 16 reproductions
from Yeats paintings. With the attractive Jack B. Yeats designed pirate
book plate. Fine org. gilt blue and gold cloth. €2,250
944. Yeats, Jack B. Irishmen All. (By G.A. Birmingham). London & Edinburgh.
Foulis. 1914. Second Edition. p.p.225 plus 6 pages of ads. Org.
green cloth with 12 fine colour tipped in plates by Jack B. Yeats. Gilt title
on spine. V.g. €325
946. Yeats, Jack B. The Scourge of the Gulph. London. Elkin Matthews.
C.1902. First. p.p.16. 4 Illustrations by Yeats. Partly unopened. Décor
wrappers with pirate firing a canon. good. Scarce. €700
947. Yeats, Jack B. A Little Fleet. London. Elkin Mathews. C.1902. First.
p.p.18 plus 5 pages of ads for Jack Yeats books and broadsides. 13 Illustrations.
Stiff pictorial wrps, cover hand coloured by the Artist.
See Illustration. V.g. €750
948. Yeats, Jack B. Sligo. London. Wishart & Company. 1931. p.p.158. Fine
printed D.J. with the very attractive Yeats designed book plate. V.g. €250
949. Yeats, Jack B. The Amaranthers. London. Heinemann Ltd. 1936. First.
p.p.273. Fine floral D.J. and including the Yeats designed book plate of
pirate. V.g. €295
Scarce Publisher's Advance Copy.
950. Yeats, Jack B. Apparitions. London. Jonathan Cape. 1933. First. Advance
copy. p.p.157. Org. blue cloth. Loosely inserted on publisher's printed
memorandum "Advance copy for review from Jonathan Cape Ltd. Thirty
Bedford Square, London". "To be published on June 19th Apparitions by
Jack B. Yeats at 6 shillings net". V.g. €225
951. Yeats. Borthwick, Norma. Ceacta Beaga Gaedilge. Irish Reading Lessons.
Dublin. Irish Book Company. 1913, 1912, 1916. Three volumes in
one. All illustrated by Jack B. Yeats. Attractively bound in marbled boards
with crimson morocco label and incorporating original blue printed
wrappers. Fine. €495
952. Yeats, Jack B. His Pictorial and Dramatic Art. (by Ernest Marriott) containing
a folding chart of Pirate Island by Jack Yeats. London. Elkin
Matthews. 1911. Portrait frontis of Jack Yeats as a child by John Butler
Yeats. p.p.20 and 5 additional pages of ads for Yeats books for children.
Stiff illustrated wrps. €595
Signed Limited Edition.
953. Yeats, W.B. The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W.B. Yeats. Edited by
Peter allt and Russell K. alspach. New York. Macmillan. 1957. Special
printing of 825. Number 485 signed by Yeats. With the fine Yeats pirate
book plate designed for Madeline Jones. Very fine in red & grey boards. €2,900
The planning of this volume originated in the late thirties but with the looming
war and Yeats' indifferent health it was deemed prudent to have the limitation
pages signed by the poet and the Edition was delayed until 1957,
further compounded by the tragic death of Peter Allt (Joint Editor) in 1954.
958. Yeats, W.B. Last Poems & Plays. London. Macmillan. 1940. First.
p.p.126. Fine in decorative D.J. designed by Sturge Moore and glassine
960. Yeats, W.B. Fairy and Folk Tales of The Irish Peasantry: Edited & selected
by W.B. Yeats. London. W. Scott. 1888. First. p.p.326 + 6 page publishers
list. Uncut org. cloth. Scarce first. Spine splitting. €350
961. Yeats, W.B. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry. Edited and selected
by W.B. Yeats. London & Felleng-on-tyne. Walter Scott Pub. Co.
(1893). p.p.326 + 18 pages ads. Org. red cloth. Gilt title on spine. V.g. €375
962. Yeats. Stories from Carleton: With an introduction by W.B. Yeats. London.
W. Scott. n.d. p.p.302 + 16 pages ads. Org. green cloth, gilt edges on cover
. V.g. €195
Jack B. Yeats's Illustrations.
963. Yeats, W.B. Irish Fairy Tales. Edited with an introduction by W.B. Yeats.
London. T. Fisher Unwin. 1892. Fourth impression. p.p.236. Illustrated by
Jack B. Yeats. Org. décor cloth, slightly stained. Scarce. €325
969. Secret Committee. Report from the Committee of Secrecy of the House of
Commons, with an Appendix, bound with report from the Secret Committee
of the House of Lords, with an Appendix, T.P. in facsimile, with
folding facsimile letter and large folding plate of returns found in the
House of Edward Rattigan, in Bridge-Foot-Street in the City of Dublin.
Dublin. James and A.B. King & W. Sleater. 1798. p.p.330 + 44. Later
quarter green morocco. V.g. Rare. €1,500
The near 300 pages of appendices of this report are the fundamental primary
source for the rebellion of 1798. It also contains a report from the Secret
Committee of the House of Lords; the original design of that
association known as the Society of United Irishmen; A plan of an equal
representation of the people of Ireland in the House of Commons; The Society
of United Irishmen of Dublin to the People of Ireland; A Proclamation
bye the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland; Mr. Pelham's letter to
General Lake; Reports from various County Committee Meetings; Statements
of Informers; The Declaration, Resolutions and Constitution of the
Societies of United Irishmen, etc.
971. Musgrave, Sir Richard. Memoirs of the different Rebellions in Ireland
from the arrival of the English. Dublin. Archer. 1802. Third. 2 Vols. p.p.(1)
583, (2) 565. Numerous folding maps. Beautiful recent binding, half calf,
marbled boards, gilt tooled spines. Twin labels, raised bands. €995
972. Militia. Acts to Amend the Laws relating to the Militia of Ireland 1812-
1814. Dublin. George Grierson. p.p.212. Fine scarce collection of Acts relating
to the British Militia in Ireland 1812-14. Small folio. Recent marbled
boards, Morocco label. V.g. €295
Irish Political Prisoners.
973. Reports from Commissioners re. "treason Felony Convicts". London.
1871. First. p.p.538. Folio. Org. red cloth, gilt title on spine. V.g. €590
Commissioners were appointed to inquire into the treatment of treasonfelony
convicts in English prisons. Reports related solely to the following
Irish prisoners and their respective prisons. (1) At Woking Prison the following
Irish were confined: thomas F. Bourke, Brian Dillon, Denis D.
Mulcahy, William F. Roantree, John Murphy, Patrick Ryan, edward
Power and Rickard o'S. Burke, alias Berry. At Chatham Prison: John
Devoy, C.u. o'Connell, John McClure, William Halpin, alias John
Hart, J. o'Donovan Rossa, Henry Shaw, alias Mullidy. At Dartmoor
Prison, one Irish prisoner, Patrick lennon. And at Portland Prison: John
o'leary, george Brown, t.C. luby, W. Mackay, Michael Sheehy,
Mortimer Shea, alias Moriarty, edward St. Clair, Peter Mohan, John
McCafferty, Patrick Doran and Patrick Walsh. Comprehensive Report
on the special treatment reserved for Irish political prisoners in English
Gaols. While it is obvious that the governors, prisoner officers and general "screws" were desperate to convey the impression of humane and compassionate
care the reality is shocking, the Irish prisoners were treated deplorably
and in the case of Jeremiah o'Donovan Rossa, his treatment
was little short of barbaric. This is crystal clear from his own evidence
before the commission and that of a decent physician Dr. Robert lyons
who submitted a special repost roundly criticising the prison authorities
treatment of O'Donovan Rossa.
974. Report of the Visitors of Her Majesty's Convict Prison at Chatham as to
the Treatment of Certain Prisoners convicted of Treason Felony; with Minutes
of Evidence and Appendix. London. S.O. 1890. p.p.196. Small folio.
Recent marbled boards. Moroc. label. V.g. €395
Further enquiry into the treatment of following Irish political prisoners at
Chatham: James McKevitt, James Mcgrath, thomas gallagher, albert
Whitehead, Henry Wilson, John Curtin, timothy Featherstone,
Patrick Flanagan, Henry Dalton, James McCullagh, thomas Devany,
Peter Callaghan, Henry McCann, terence McDermott, James F.
egan, John Daly, Harry Burton, James g. gilbert, John Duff, thomas
Callan and Michael Harkins. Among the Irish complaints were their
treatment as "special prisoners". Their hostile treatment by the lower officers,
fostered by the authorities. Prisoner Wilson stated "The bitter hatred
of the average Chatham officer for the Irish Fenian makes itself felt in a
thousand ways and we are all ill treated by the lower officers because they
know that they can do with impunity". The over all conclusion of this
comprehensive report was worthy of Widgery whose "Whitewash Report"
a century later was just one of many produced by the British establisment over four hundred years in relation to the "Irish Question" and
which invariably ruled strongly in favour of the Empire against the wiles
of "Duplicitous Pat".
975. Political offences (Conditional Pardons). London. House of Commons.
Published 1881. p.p.8. Small folio. Recent marbled boards. V.G.
Above report consists of a list of 35 Irish political prisoners, "Pardons
granted to persons convicted of treason felony and other offences of a political
character since 1865". Part of this "conditional pardon" included
compulsory deportation to Australia, New Zealand, U.S. and other outpost
of the Empire. Among the most important "deportees" were Jeremiah o'-
Donovan Rossa, John o'leary, John Devoy and Thomas Clark luby.
The prisoners were released in January 1871.
978. Parnellism and Crime. London. Wright. 1887. Second edition. 1887.
p.p.64. Small 8vo. Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. Articles & letters
reprinted from the London Times with a view to destroying Parnell. V.g. €125
981. Fox, R.M. The History of the Irish Citizen Army. Dublin. Duffy. 1943.
First. p.p.241. Frontis. Pictorial D.J. V.g. €195
Signed Inscribed Copy.
982. (o'Casey, Sean). O'Cathsaigh, P. The Story of the Irish Citizen Army.
Dublin. Maunsel. 1919. First. p.p. viii, 72. Org. printed wrps. V.G. condition.
Inscribed by Author on half title "Inscribed to Margaret Bow by Sean
O'Casey with all good wishes - Devon, 1944". (Tipped in). €650
983. O'Hegarty, P.S. Sinn Fein - An Illumination. Dublin. Maunsel. 1919. First.
p.p.56. Org. printed D.J. Glassine protected. V.g . €135
984. Sir Roger Casement - Correspondence respecting the treatment of British
colonial subjects and native Indians employed in the collection of rubber
in the Putumayo District. London. S.O. 1912. First. p.p.165. Small folio.
Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. Very Scarce. €675
British Consul Roger Casement was knighted in 1911 for his investigations
into the genocide of tribal inhabitations of the Congo Free State and
the Indian natives of the Putumayo Region in the Amazon Rainforest. In
July 1910 Casement was instructed by Sir edward grey, The Secretary
of the Foreign Office to travel to Peru and investigate the activities of the
Peruvian amazon Company in the Putumayo Region. Casement spent
4/5 harrowing months from August to November 1910 in this god forsaken
region and the above correspondence submitted to Gray on his return to
London in January 1911 was unprecedented in its horrific descriptions of
murder, torture and rape by employees of the Peruvian Amazon Company
against the gentle and friendly natives who had been enslaved and forced
to collect and transport rubber along the banks of the Putumayo River.
The atrocities were simply appalling. When Casement's correspondence
to gray was eventually published in 1912 (delayed due to British/Peruvian
Government diplomatic manoeuvres) it created a sensation and Casements
compassionate and humanitarian anger struck a chord with both a British
and European audience.
984(a). Casement. Correspondence and Report form his Majesty's Consul (Roger
Casement) at Boma respecting the Administration of the Independent State
of the Congo. London. S.O. 1904. p.p.84. First. Recent marbled boards,
moroc. label. Scarce. €650
In June 1903, Lord Lansdowne, the British Foreign Minister instructed
Roger Casement, their Consul at Boma, to undertake a personal survey of
the conditions existing in the Upper Congo. This project was precipitated
by vague rumours of unethical behaviour of Belgian overseers on the rubber
plantations. Casement arrived at Leopoldville on the 6th June and for
the next 10 weeks traversed the Upper Congo where his worse fears were
confirmed. King Leopold's Annexation of over a million square miles of
territory in central Africa and his country's rapacious exploitation of the
Congo's natural resources of ivory and particularly rubber, was evident.
Torture, murder and mutilation were daily occurrences. Casements graphic
report to Lord Landsdowne was published in 1904 and his vivid and horrific
descriptions of limb amputation, even for trifling misdemeanours
caused outrage on publication. Overnight Casement had become a "celebrity". However his disgust for empires and their excesses had been
fuelled in the steaming jungles of the Congo with long term disastrous implications
985. Casement. Report and Special Report from the Select Committee on Putumayo
together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence
and Appendices. London. S.O. 1913. First. Folio. p.p.622 + index
totalling 713 pages. Recent marbled boards incorporating original blue
wrps. V.g. €495
Monumental Report produced on Putumayo Region in the aftermath of
Casements Report to Gray.
986. Casement, Roger. Foreign Office Report - Portugal, on the Port and Railway
of lorenzo Marques. 1896. London. S.O. First. p.p.23. Small folio.
Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. Scarce. V.g. €295
Typical detailed report by Roger Casement to the Marquis of Salisbury
dated 6th March 1896. This assignment was completed as part of Casement's
duties as consul in Africa.
987. Casement, Roger and Horace W.l. Billington. Joint Report on the Administration
of The Niger Coast Protectorate - August 1891 to August
1894. London. S.O. 1895. First. Small folio. p.p.43. Recent marbled
boards, moroc. label. Scarce. V.g. €350
989. Casement. Gwynn, Dennis. The Life and Death of Roger Casement.
London. Newnes. n.d. C.1930. First. p.p.320. Org. red cloth. V.g. €95
Inscribed Copy with Ephemera.
990. Casement. Maloney, William J. The Forged Casement Diaries. Dublin.
Talbot Press. 1936. First. p.p.275. V.g. €395
Illustrated. Eight line inscribed and signed presentation copy from the author
to his adopted cousin. Tipped onto inside cover is a copy of W.B.
Yeats poem "Roger Casement", "after reading the forged Casement Diaries
by Dr. Maloney". This poem was extracted from the Irish Press dated
2-2-1937. That this work could prove the inspiration for a Yeats poem says
it all about this rare association copy.
991. Casement. Singleton-gates, Peter & Maurice girodias. The Black Diaries.
An Account of Roger Casement's Life and Times with A Collection
of his Diaries and Public Writings. London. Sidgewick & Jackson. 1959.
Speciallimited edition no.580 (ex.2000). p.p.536. Illustrated. Fine copy in
red dust jacket with black print. Interesting news clippings inserted. V.g. €235
G.A.A. Scores a Point.
992. Casement Slanders Refuted. Dublin. Nuachtáin Teo. Published by
gaelic athletic association. n.d. C.1963. p.p.44. Décor wrps. Glassine
covered. V.g. €135
993. Casement.Mackey, Herbert o. "I Accuse". One of the World's most Celebrated
cases of a miscarriage of justice. Dublin. Cahill & Co. p.p.24.
Frontis portrait of Roger Casement. The author denounces the Black Diaries
as a forgery and accuses all senior British establishment and government
in playing their part in preventing Casements martyrdom status
due to his alleged homosexual diaries. In support of his argument he refers
to British involvement in the Times issue of 18th April 1887 when they
published a forged Parnell letter. V.g. €135
995. Casement. Inglis, Brian. Roger Casement. New York. Jovanovich Inc.
1973. First. Royal 8vo. p.p.448. Illustrated pictorial D.J. V.g. €95
996. Casement. Mitchell, angus. (Edited & with introduction). The Amazon
Journal of Roger Casement. Dublin. Lilliput Press. 1997. Royal 8vo.
p.p.534. Illustrated. Pictorial D.J.
1916 Section. V.g. €75
997. Dublin and the Sinn Féin Rising. Dublin. Wilson Hartnell & Co. C.1916.
p.p.28 + 2 pages ads. Oblong 4to. Prof. illustrated. Recent marbled boards,
moroc. label, incorporating the original pictorial yellow wrappers, over
printed in red. V.g. €325
999. Norway, Mrs. Hamilton. The Sinn Féin Rebellion As I Saw It. London.
Smith Elder & Co. 1916. First. p.p.111. Illustrated. Org. green cloth with
reproduction of the Irish republican stamp on cover. Cover slightly damp
stained. Scarce. €250
Mrs. Norway was wife of the secretary for post office in Ireland.
Rare N.Y Contemporary Work in Easter 1916.
999(A). Joy, Maurice. (Edited by). The Irish Rebellion of 1916 and it's Martyrs.
Erin's Tragic Easter. New York. Devin-Adair. 1916. First. p.p. xiv, 247 +
ads. Folding insurrection map of Dublin and other illustrations. Fine. Gilt
cloth with tricolour embossed on upper cover. Scarce. V.g. €525
1001. Redmond-Howard, l.g. Six Days of the Irish Republic. A Narrative and
critical account of the latest phase of Irish politics. Boston. John Luce& Co. 1916. First. U.S. p.p.131. Org. green cloth, title in black with shamrock
on cover. V.g. €295
Ex. Lib. Donagh MacDonagh
1002. Ryan, Desmond. The Rising. The Complete Story of Easter Week. Dublin. Golden Eagle Books. 1949. First. p.p.276. Signed by Donagh Mac Donagh
(Son of thomas Mac Donagh) on E.P. Org. green cloth. Good. €135
1004. Thompson, William Irwin. The Imagination of an Insurrection Dublin
Easter 1916. A Study of an Ideological Movement. New York. O.U.P.
1967. p.p.262. First. Signed and dated by Donagh MacDonagh on end
paper. Pictorial D.J. V.g. €250
1006. O'Higgins, Brian. The Soldier's Story of Easter Week. Dublin. O'Huiginn.
1925. First. p.p.78 + 2 pages ads. Org. décor wrps. Good. €125
1007. The easter Proclamation of the Irish Republic MCMXVI. Dublin. Dolmen Press. 1960. p.p.8. Small 8vo. Org. pictorial boards. Very attractive printing with coloured capital letters. V.g. €125
1008. Irwin, Wilmot. Betrayal in Ireland. Belfast. Northern Whig Ltd. n.d.
C.1930. First. p.p.156. Org. pictorial wrps. Good. €150
An eye-witness record of the tragic and terrible years of revolution and
civil war in Ireland 1916-24.
1009. Neligan, David. The Spy in the Castle. London. Trinity Press. 1968. First.
p.p.189. Illustrated. Fine in pictorial D.J. €150
Inscribed Presentation Copy.
1010. DeBurca, Seamus. The Soldier's Song. The Story of Peadar o Cearnaigh.
Dublin. Bourke. 1957. p.p.255. Author's signed and inscribed copy.
Org. cloth. Good. €250
1012. Hodges Figgis & Co. Catalogue "the Rising of 1916 and the Struggle
for Independence". Dublin. 1966. p.p.44. Stiff pictorial wrps. Cover illustrating
item 397 in catalogue "Original Proclamation of the Irish Republic".
Scarce. V.g. €125
1013. Daily Sketch - May 12 - 1916. Tabloid size. p.p.12. Cover illustration of
Francis Sheehy Skeffington "Why was he Shot"? Inside pages deal with
Easter Rising & Great War. Good. €95
1014. I.R.A. Review. Iris Drong Átha Cliath. Dublin. Brigade Review. Illustrated.
Dublin. The National Association of the Old I.R.A. 1939. Folio.
p.p.122. Illustrated wrps. V.g. €395
With chapters on: The First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Battalions;
Fianna Éireann, Filleadh na Féinne, Kevin Barry, Active Service
Unit, Pre-Truce Intelligence Department, A Diary of Easter Week, The
Resurrection of Ireland, The Role of Dublin in the War of Independence,
Irish Republican Prisoners' Escape from Kilmainham Gaol, Gun-Running,
1015. Fox, R.M. Rebel Irishwomen. Dublin. Talbot Press. 1935. First. Illustrated.
p.p.204. Maud gonne, Constance Markievicz, eva gore-Booth,
grace Plunkett, etc. are fittingly extolled. Org. green cloth, title in red. V.g. €145
1021. Pearse, P.H. An Macaom. Edited by P.H. Pearse and written by the masters
and pupils of St. enda's School. Dublin. Kevin J. Kenny. 1909. Volume
1 - Number 1. p.p.90 + 12 pages ads. Small 4to. Illustrated. Bottom
right hand corners of first few pages neatly incised with no effect on text.
Rare first edition, first number of St. Enda's School magazine first published
midsummer 1909. Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. Rare. €195
1022. Cuimni na bPiarsac - Memories of the Brothers Pearse. Dublin. Brothers
Pearse Commemoration Committee. 1958. First. Foreword by Margaret
M. Pearse (sister). p.p.36. Org. white wrps with green print. V.g. €125
Limited Edition Sterling Silver Plate.
1025. Padraig Mac Piarais Centenary Plate. Sterling Silver Commemorative
Plate of Padraig Pearse 1979. Limited edition size 11'' diameter, weight
18ozs. in special presentation box with 4 page illustrated booklet. Handmade
in sterling silver by Royal Charter of Dublin. Pristine. €950.
1026. Beaslai, Piarais. Michael Collins and the Making of New Ireland. London.
Harrap. 1926. First. 2 Volumes. p.p.(1) 458 and (2) 484. Royal 8vo.
Two colour frontis paintings by John Lavery and numerous illustrations.
Org. green cloth with oval portrait of Collins on covers. V.g. €950
1027. Beaslai, Piarais. Michael Collins. Soldier and Statesman. Dublin. Talbot
Press. 1937. First. p.p.430. Portrait frontis and other illustrations. Org.
green cloth with slight ink marks on upper cover. Scarce. €250
1028. Ryan, Desmond. The Invisible Army - A Story of Michael Collins. London. Barker. 1932. First. p.p.236. Probably an advance proof copy marked "no publication" till 5th September, 1932. Org. blue cloth, spine rubbed. Scarce. €125
1030. O'Malley, Ernie. Raids and Rallies. Dublin. Anvil Books. 1982. First.
p.p.208. Fine pictorial D.J. V.g. €145
O'Malley's accounts of raids on Drangan, Hollyford and Rearcross Ric
Barracks in all of which he participated and his first hand knowledge of
raids on Rineen, Scramogue, tourmakeady, Modreeny, Kilmeeney and
1033. MacSwiney, Terence. Principles of Freedom. Dublin. Talbot Press. 1921.
First Irish Edition. p.p.244. Portrait Frontis. Org. green cloth. Good. €125
1035. With the I.R.A. in the Fight for Freedom 1919 to the Truce Tralee. The
Kerryman. n.d. C.1930. p.p.238. Map illustrations. Pictorial wrps. Good. €325
1036. Cork. Rebel Cork's Fighting Story. From 1916 to the Truce with Britain.
Tralee. The Kerryman. n.d. Illustrated. Pictorial wrps. V.g. €250
1037. Limerick's Fighting Story. Tralee. Anvil Books. n.d. Edited by J. M.
MacCarthy. p.p.256. Stiff wrps. Good. €225
1038. Kerry's Fighting Story. Told By The Men Who Made It. Tralee. The Kerryman.
n.d. p.p. 197. Illustrated. Pictorial wrps. V.g. €325
1041. Compensation for Malicious Injuries in Ireland. Letter to the (Irish)
Provisional Government. London. S.O. 1922. (26th July 1922). p.p.4. Letter
from Downing Street London expressing concern for injuries and damage
sustained during the continuing Civil War: "Prominent among these
are those of men lately serving in the Royal Irish Constabulary, who have
been murdered or otherwise injured in person or property by criminals inspired
by motives of revenge towards their victims and ill-will towards
the Provisional Government". Disbound. Glassine folder. V.g. Scarce. €165
Session Dec. 1921 - January 1922.
1042. Official Report. Debate on the Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland
signed in London on the 6th December 1921. Dublin. Talbot Press. C.1922.
Royal 8vo. p.p.424. Org. green cloth, gilt title. Scarce. V.g. €395
Proclamation From the Four Courts.
1042(A) Stop Press: Poblacht na h-Eireann. War News. No. 4. Friday - June 30 -
1922. Large tabloid size sheet, approx. 49x37cms, printed on one side only
on pink paper. Rare original copy with rallying call to the people of Ireland
and news reports under the following headings: "The Fight Goes On",
"War News from the Four Courts at Noon Friday 30th June", "Firing on
Hospital and Red Cross", "Capture of Transport", "Latest Intelligence", "Army Executive-Official", "British Co-operation", Questions for
T.D.'s", "Free State Truths". Scarce - excellent Condition. €750
Birth of Partition.
1044. Irish Boundary. Extracts from Parliamentary Debates, Command papers,
etc., relevant to questions arising out of Article XII of the articles of
agreement for A Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland, dated 6th December,
1921. London. S.O. 1924. p.p.97. Recent attractive marbled
boards, moroc. label. V.g. €275
Specific arrangements re the future of Ulster and the border between the
Republic and the North.
1045. Neeson, Eoin. The Civil War in Ireland. Cork. Mercier Press. 1966. First.
p.p.234. Illustrated. Fine in pictorial D.J. €135
1046. McCann, John. War by the Irish. Tralee. The Kerryman. 1946. First.
p.p.211. Illustrated. Org. quarter linen, grey boards. V.g. €145
Deals with Easter 1916 and the War of Independence.
1049. Townshend, Charles. The British Campaign in Ireland 1919-1921. The
Development of Political and Military Policies. Oxford University Press.
1975. First. p.p.242. Illustrated. Fine in D.J. Scarce. €125
1051. Boswell, James. Boswell's Life of Johnson. Including Boswell's Journal
of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North
Wales. Edited by George Birbeck Hill. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1887.
Six volumes portrait frontis and folding plates. Royal 8vo. B.P.'s. Very fine
cntp. three quarters calf, green boards, gilt spines with raised bands. Fine
1052. Ingoldsby, Thomas. The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels. London.
Bentley. 1855. Three volumes. Full polished calf, gilt spines. Illustrated
by George Cruikshank. Fine binding by Kelly & Sons with his
embossed signature. V.g. €595
Ex. Library William Gladstone. Signed.
1053. Edgeworth, Maria. Tales and Miscellaneous Pieces. London. Hunter et al.
1825. Fourteen volumes. Title pages with vignette illustration. Each volume
has the Fasque book plate from the family library of William gladstone,
probably the most famous of all British Prime Ministers and highly
regarded by many people in Ireland for his Home Rule initiatives. Magnificent
binding set in full contemporary crimson morocco, with gilt tooled
borders on covers, gilt décor spines. A.E.G. Significant association copy
with Gladstone's original signature below Fasque book plate and Maria
Edgeworth's original signature tipped on to title page. Rare. €2,750
1054. Irving, Washington. The Works. London. G. Bell & Sons. 1885. Eleven
volume set. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines. Fine set. €1,450
1055. Lever, Charles. Lever's Works. London. Ward Lock & Co. 1879/1881.
Twenty-one volumes. Cntp. half calf, marbled boards. Gilt décor spines
with twin blue and brown labels. Beautiful set. €1,250
1056. Lodge, Edmund. Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain engraved
from authentic pictures in the galleries of the nobility and the public
collections of the country. With biographical and historical memoirs of
their lives and actions. London. Harding & Lepard. 1835. Twelve vols.
B.P.'s. Numerous portrait illustrations. 4to. Very fine contemporary half
red calf, marbled boards, gilt spines with raised bands. Beautiful set. €995
1057. Mill, John Stuart. Dissertations and Discussions, Political, Philosophical,
and Historical. London. Parker. 1859. First. Two volumes. Contemporary
gilt polished calf, gilt spines with blue & crimson moroc. labels. Fine set. €350
1058. Moore, Thomas. The History of Ireland from the Earliest Kings of that
realm down to the Last Chief. London. Longman, Brown. 1846. First. Four
volumes. Contemporary green morocco, gilt spines with shamrock motifs
in compartments. Twin crimson morocco labels. Fine set. €795
1061. Swift, Jonathan Rev. The Works of Jonathan Swift D.D. Dean of St.
Patricks, Dublin, including the whole of his Posthumous Pieces, Letters& a new edition accurately revised with an account of the Author's life and
notes. Historical Critical and Explanatory by J. Hawkesworth and others.
London, Elliot. 1784. Complete in 18vols. Adorned with Copper plates.
Calf. Crimson & green labels. Very fine & rare set. €2,200
1062. Application made to the Commissioners of Fisheries in Ireland by the
Board of Conservators or other persons in the Districts of Ballina and
londonderry. London. House of Commons. 1863. p.p.23. Small folio.
Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. V.g. €295
12 Pages devoted to Ballina Fisheries on the Moy, size of nets, danger of
trout to salmon fry and the decline in salmon catches.
1063. Ashburnham Manuscripts. Copy of Papers relating to the Purchase of
the Stowe Collections by Her Majesty's Government. London. House of
Commons. 1883. p.p.72. Small folio. Recent marbled boards, moroc. label. V.g. €195
In 1883, the British Government purchased the "Stowe" portion of the Earl
of Ashburnham's Library for €45,000. The collection contained 996 volumes
of manuscripts of which 102 volumes related to Ireland. 69 Volumes
were in the Irish language and the balance of 33 manuscripts were in
English. All of the Irish manuscripts are listed on 7 pages and the collection
was placed on permanent loan with the Royal Irish Academy in the
late 1883 where the collection remains a significant part of the Academy's
1067. Catair Luimnige. Gearóid MacSpealain. Dublin. S.O. 1948/1950. 2 Volumes.
p.p.(1) 218 and (2) 408. Volume (1) 432-1691, Volume (2) 1691-
1941. Prof. illustrated. Irish text. Org. cloth. €125
1068. Census of Ireland - 1871. Province of Connaught. Dublin. Thom. Large
folio. 1874. p.p.835. Blue buckram, gilt title on spine. V.g. €325
Volume covers Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo, listing
area, houses and population, also the ages, civil condition, occupations,
birthplaces, religion and education of the people.
1069. Census of Ireland, 1871. Province of leinster. Dublin. Thom. 1872.
Large folio. p.p.1,173. Blue buckram. V.g. €395
Volume covers, Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, King's County, Longford,
Louth, Meath, Queen's County, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow,
listing area, houses and population, also the ages, civil condition, occupations,
birthplaces, religion and education of the people.
1070. Colby, Major-general. Ordnance Survey. Abstracts of Principal lines of
Spirit Levelling in Ireland. Carried on during the years 1839 to 1843, under
the direction of the Late Major-General Colby. Published by Order of the
Master-General and Board of Ordnance, London: Eyre, 1855. Pages 252.
Unopened. Map to rear. Folio. Good. €425
1072. Coulter, Henry. The West of Ireland: its Existing Condition, and
Prospects. Illustrated with thirty-four lithographic plates (some coloured),
and two folding maps. Dublin. Hodges, 1862. p.p. xii, 372, 20 (Ads).
Green cloth, title in gilt on spine, Hibernia and Britannia in gilt on upper
cover and in blind on lower. Fine. The Telegraph map is usually absent. Rare. €1,200
1074. Estimates of the office of ordnance including Barracks, Surveys of
the United Kingdom, Commissariat, and Military and Civil Superannuations
for the Year 1840-41. London. House of Commons. 1841. p.p.33.
Large 4to. 2 Fine coloured maps (1) index showing the present state of the
townland Survey of Ireland, Dec. 1839, and (2) England & Wales. Jan.
1840. Attractive recent marbled boards, moroc. label. V.g. €165
1077. Harbours of Refuge. Copy of Correspondence between the Board of
Tradeand any other Departments of the Government on the Subject of Harbours
of Refuge since the Report of the Secret Committee of 1857. London.
House of Commons. 1864. Large 4to. p.p.135. 2 Fine large folding
coloured maps (1) Wreck Chart of u.K. and Ireland for the years 1850 to
1860 showing locations of every casualty attended with loss of life, distinguishing
the number of lives lost and the direction of wind in each case,
chart size 56x40cms and (2) wreck chart of the North Coast of england
1856 to 1860, size 83x56cms. Marbled boards, moroc. label. Scarce maritime
enhanced by large folding charts. V.g. €295
1078. Hogan, Edmund. Onomasticon Goedelicum Locorum et Tribuum Hibernae
et Scotiae. An index with identifications to the Gaelic Names of Places
and Tribes. Dublin. Hodges Figgis. 1910. First. p.p.680 + 16 page errata.
4to. Diocesan map of Ireland. Manx lib. B.P. Org. cloth, gilt title on spine.
1079. (Lever, Charles). Tales of Ireland. Dublin. Wl Curry. 1834. First. p.p.366.
Cntp. half calf, marbled boards, gilt spine with red moroc. label. Illustrated. V.G. in fine binding. €145
1080. (Levery, Charles). The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer. Dublin. Wl.
Curry. 1839. First. p.p.344 + 10 pages of ads. Numerous illustrations by
Phiz. Usual foxing in the first edition due to paper quality. Fine Dublin
binding, full green morocco, gilt ruled borders, gilt spine, raised bands,
A.E.G. with very attractive pink rose end papers. Fine copy. €225
1081. (Levy, John.) Captain Prout - Edited by. Bob Norberry or Sketches from
the Note Book of an Irish Reporter. Dublin. James Duffy. 1844. First.
p.p.360. Illustrated by Henry MacManus, etc. Dedicated to C. Bianconi.
Full polished calf, gilt spine with moroc. labels, professionally rebacked.
T.E.G. Fine. €265
1082. MicNamara, Micil Móir. Foras Minuigad air Áit-ainmeacaib a d-Tir Bail
at Cléit. Place Names in County Dublin. Dublin. Cahill. 1922. First.
p.p.145. English text. Black buckram. Scarce. V.g. €295
1083. Maps of the united Kingdom and Ireland showing the Depot Centres
and Districts as proposed in the Report of the committee on the organisation
of the various military land forces of the country. London. House of
Commons. 1872. Folio. p.p.2 Two large folding coloured maps (1) England
& Wales and (2) Ireland in relation to Army Locations in Both Countries.
Recent marbled boards. V.g. €250
Rare Topographical Irish Views and Demesnes.
1084. Milton, Thomas. Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in Ireland, in a Collection
of Select Views from Original Drawings (by J.J. Barralet, F. Wheatley,
W. Ashford & T. Roberts) engraved by Thomas Milton. London.
Walter. 1783/1787. Oblong 4to. 20 Engraved plates numbered 1 to 20.
Designated plates are (1) The Phoenix Lodge, (2) Leinster House, (3)
Lucan House, (4) The Dargle, (5) Marino, (6) Belan-House, (7) Malahide-
Castle, (8) The Scalp, (9) Bessborough, (10) Brockley-Park, (11) Beau-
Park, (12) The Salmon-Leap, (13) The Castle of Lismore, (14)
Howth-House, (15) Florence Court, (16) Entrance of Glen-Molaur, (17)
Tullymore Park, (18) Mount-Kennedy, (19) Ballyfinn and (20) Lucan.
Beautiful small engravings, each set of four in their original salmon
coloured printed wrappers. Plates have usual light foxing and each plate
has an accompanying leaf of descriptive text. Bound in custom made
solander case. Rare. Accompanying the 5 volumes is a copy of the Dolmen
Press Booklet of Milton's Views published 1963, with original subscribers
list and with 12 plates illustrated. It would appear from this booklet that 6
volumes of Milton's Views, each containing 4 views were originally published.
Our holding consists of the first five works containing 20 p l a t e s
but not including the final vol. 6 containing 4 further plates. Rare. €1,450
1085. (Nicholson), William. Lord Bishop of Derry. The Irish Historical Library.
Pointing at most of the Authors and records in print or manuscript which
may be serviceable to the compilers of a general history of Ireland. Dublin.
Aaron Rhames. 1724. p.p.256. Recent quarter calf, marbled boards, new
E.P.s. V.g. €295
1086. O'grady, Standish. Finn and His Companions. London. T. Fisher Unwin.
1892. First. p.p.182 + 6 page publisher's list. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats
Org. gilt brown calf. Uncut. V.g. €425
1087. Ordnance geological Survey. England, Ireland and Scotland. London.
House of Commons. 1860. Large 4to. p.p.6 plus 7 large folding coloured
maps including two maps of Ireland coloured to show the state of the geological
survey of Ireland at the close of the year 1859. Recent marbled
boards, moroc. label. Fine copy. €225
1088. Oyster Culture. Report of the Commission appointed to inquire into the
methods of Oyster Culture in the U.K. and France. With a view to the introduction
of improved methods of cultivation of oysters into Ireland.
Dublin. Thom. 1870. Folio. p.p.192 plus 10 lithograph maps & plates.
Marbled boards, moroc. label. Numerous B/W illustrations. Scarce. €495
Major report commissioned by Lord Abercorn, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,
for enquiring into the artificial cultivation and propagation of oysters in
Ireland. John Blake, Francis Francis, George Hart and Thomas Brady were
commissioned to visit fisheries in France, Jersey, England and thirty locations
in Ireland resulting in the above work being the most comprehensive
report ever made in relation to oyster culture in Ireland.
Emo Park Records.
1089. Portarlington, Lord. Hunting and Shooting Records of lord Portarlington,
emo., Co. Laois for the years 1909/1910. Two large oblong folio
record books with details of hunt meetings in England & Ireland and particulars
of game killed at various locations. Calf bound with Portarlingtons
P and coronet in gilt on covers. Books contains all usual shooting/hunting
record, and original photographs, cards, some watercolours and sketches. Rare. €995
1090. Property Defence Association - Ireland. Pamphlets. Dublin. Robert
Chapman. 1881/1887. Scarce selection of pamphlets bound in one volume:
(1) Annual Report of the Property Defence Association for 1881, (2)
Report for 1882, (3) Report for 1883, (4) Report for 1884, (5) Report for
1885, (6) Report for 1886, (7) The Woodford Evictions, (8) H.A. Foster:
The Truth about the Land League and (9) Guilty or not Guilty. p.p.255.
Recent quarter calf. B.P. lord Courtown. Scarce. €575
The property defence association was formed in December 1880, to combat
the grown and influence of the Land League whose "truculent agitation,
commenced in 1869 had excited the tenant class throughout Ireland
to repudiate all contracts and oppose all process of law." The Property Defence
Association, whose first chairman was the earl of Courtown, consisted
of a who's who of major landlords, gentry and establishment figures.
Among their first committee were the Earls of Rosse, Meath, Bandon,
Donoughmore, Carysfort and leitrim. Also the Marquis of ormonde,
lord talbot De Malahide and the earl of Courtown. The Land League,
superbly organised, had a years start on the establishment and as its power
and influence increased it sounded the death knell of centuries of rack
rent, landlord oppression, evictions and blatant injustice for a disenfranchised
and impoverished peasantry.
1091. Report from the Select Committee on Irish land act 1870. London.
House of Commons. 1877. p.p.291. Folio. Org. blue stiff wrps., printed
paper label. V.g. €225
1092. Royal Commission of Inquiry into the procedure and practice and the
methods valuation followed by the Land Commission, the Land Judge's
Court, and the Civil Bills Courts in Ireland, under the Land Acts & The
Land Purchase Act. Dublin. Thom. 1898. p.p.429. Folio. Org. blue wrps,
printed paper label. V.g. €250
Major Report on Irish Agriculture.
1093. Reports from Her Majesty's Commissioners on Agriculture. London. Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1881. 3 Volumes. Folio. p.p.(1) 1098, (2) 979 and (3)
836. Comprehensive report on agriculture in Ireland, England and Scotland.
In volume (1), 740 pages relate solely to Ireland while in volume 3,
51 pages relate to Cork Butter Trade. Two coloured maps in volume 2.
Org. matching quarter linen, marbled boards. V.g. €550
1094. Public auction. Rental and Particulars of Sale - Part Property of John
Rorke, Counties of Dublin, Kildare & Meath sold before the honourable
Judge Longfield at his court, Inns Quay, Dublin, 5th July, 1864. Large oblong
folio. p.p.20 + 6 large (lithograph) maps. Marbled boards. Moroc. labels.
See Illustration. V.g. Scarce. €550
Total acreage for sale amounted to 3,071 with 427 acres at Tyrrellstown,
Barony of Castleknock, Co. Dublin, a further 274 acres at Blakestown& Hartstown, CO. Dublin, 1,237 acres at Castle-martin & Tankardstown, Co.
Meath. A further 802 acres at Johnstown, Co. Meath, and 331 acres at
Newtown, Co. Kildare.
1095. Henry, Francois. La Sculpture Irlandaise pendant Les Douze Premiers
Siecles de L'Ére Chretienne. Paris Leroux. 1933. First. 2 Volumes in 1.
p.p.(1) 234 text pages and (2) 171 full pages of plates. Folio. Quarter calf
incorporating original printed wrappers for both volumes. V.g. Scarce. €1,350
This is one of the truly great works on Irish antiquities. The definition of
detail in the photographs of high crosses, and Romanesque architecture is
Original Irish 19th Century Photographs.
1096. Davis, George. Photographer. Irish Views. C.1880. Thirteen original 19th
century Irish photographs by George Davison, Dublin with his monogram
on each. The photographs, which are of outstanding quality relate to
scenery and topography in County Meath, louth, Cork and Scattery Island
on the Shannon. Tissue guarded. Size 27x22cms. Tissue guarded in
fine oblong folio album, quarter calf, green boards.
See Illustration. Rare. V.g. €750
1097. Daily graphic. Home Rule Cartoons. London. Baines. C.1912. Large
folio. p.p.16. Carsons "Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant" dated 28th
September, 1912 printed on page two while in the best traditions of British
tabloid press, remainder of paper consists of numerous anti Home Rule
cartoons. Org. pictorial wrappers end loosely bound in fine original portfolio. V.g. €225
Sligo and Belfast lunatic asylums.
1098. Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the State of the lunatic
asylums in Ireland. Dublin. Thom. 1858. Folio. p.p.719 plus nine litho
plates, seven folding, of asylums in Sligo and Belfast. Org. Home Office
buckram. Good. €325
1099. Report. Army Medical Department - The Progress of Military Prison
Hygiene in Ireland. By Surgeon-Major a.a. gore. 1879. p.p.15. 3 Small
B/W sketch plans of interiors of Royal Barracks, Richmond Barracks
and Kilmainham cells. Org. stiff blue wrps. with printed paper label. V.g. €125
1,100. Report on the Borough of Naas. 1833. p.p.13 bound with an act for inclosing
lands in the parishes of Clane and Manheim in the county of Kildare,
(6th April, 1819). p.p.23. London. Eyre & Strahan. 1819. 4to. Recent
marbled boards, moroc. label. V.g. €135
1,101. Robinson, Rev. Stansford H. Celtic Illuminative Art in the Gospel Books
of Durrow, Lindisfarne & Kells. Dublin. Hodges Figgis. 1908. First. Large
4to. Numerous fine colour lithographs and other full page B/W illustrations.
Org. gilt green cloth with Celtic large gilt borders. B.P. V.g. €550
1102. Russell, W.H. The Atlantic Telegraph. London. Day & Son Ltd. C.1865.
4to. p.p.117 + 4 pps ads. The Story of the Laying of the First underwater
cable between Valentia (Kerry) and Newfoundland in 1858. Historic account
of the trials and vicissitudes of the ships and crews involved, the
Great Eastern, the Agememnon, the Niagara, and their ultimate triumph,
26 fine full page tinted lithographs. The Lithos are of outstanding quality
and include the five scarce South Kerry Views: (1) Valentia in 1858. (2)
The Bay-Valentia, (3) Foilhummerum Bay-Valentia from Cromwell Fort.
(4) The Cliffs Foilhummerum-landing of the Shore end of Cable. July 22.
(5) General view of Port Magee from the heights below Cora Beg. The
Caroline laying the shore end of the cable July 22. Original magnificent
gilt cloth covers, depicting the U.S. and British flags. The Royal crowned
coat of arms. The American Eagle inside a gilt border of sea shells & sea
horns with nautical roping in elaborate knots entwined throughout the attractive
marine tableau. A.E.G. Fine copy of a much sought after book. €1,650
1103. Shaw, William. A Galic and English Dictionary containing All the Words in
the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that could be collected from the
Voice and Old Books and Mss. Two volumes in one. London. W & A. Strahan. 1780. First. p.p.(1) 381 (2) 305. Fine in recent quarter calf. €595
Scarce legal Irish Paper/type & Font.
1104. Strange, Sir John. Reports of Adjudged Cases in the Courts of Chancery,
King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer from Trinity Term in the
Second Year of King George 1 to Trinity Term in the Twenty-First Year of
King George II. Dublin. Nelson & Cotter. Printed on Irish Paper made by
T. Slator and Irish type made by Perry and Malone. 1756. Folio. Two
volumes. p.p.(1) 714 and (2) 558 + 100 pages table. L.P. Full cntp. calf.
Red & green moroc. labels. V.g. €695
Archbishop of Armagh.
1105. Usserio, Jacobo. Britannicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates: quibis inserta
est pestiferae adversus dei gratiam á Pelagio Britanno in Ecclesiam Inductae
Haereseos Historia Accedit Gravissim ae Quaestionis de Christtianarum
Ecclesiarum Succession & Statu Historica Explication. London.
Tooke. 1687. p.p.549 + 191. Full cntp. calf. V.g. €550
One of Ussher's greatest works, Britanniacrum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates
contains the most exact account of the Church, both in Britain and Ireland,
from A.D. 20 to the end of the seventh century. It was commenced at the
request of King James, twenty years previously. Ussher dedicated thiswork
to King Charles 1. There is a chronological index in which the events
of each century are described. Very interesting list of subscribers.
1106. Sharpe, R. Bowdler. (Editor). Lloyds Natural History. London. Edward
Lloyd. 1896. First. 16 Vols. Full set consisting of British Birds (4 vols.),
game Birds (2), Butterflies (3), Moths (2), Monkeys (2), Mammalia,
Marsupials and Cats. Beautifully bound in contemporary half calf, gilt ornate
spines, with twin red & green morocco labels. Raised bands. Collection
has 543 colour lithographs and numerous maps and woodcuts. 166 of
the colour lithos are bird plates. Exceptional set enhanced by plates. €1,250
1109. Auction Catalogue regarding sale of lands at West End, Leaselands, Laghnalooha,
in Mallow, Co. Cork on 13th March 1907. "Valuable premises
situate in the town of Mallow and choice Villa residences in the their own
grounds, situate within a short distance of the town properties to be sold
in 7 lots before Mr. Justice Ross at his Four Courts, Inns Quay, Dublin.
Large oblong folio. 3 Colour maps. p.p.14. Recent marbled boards incorporating
original white printed wrps. V.g. €595
Waterford & Cork Interest.
1,110. An Album of scarce original photographs (varying size) of Cork & Waterford
views. C.1890. Scarce photos of Waterford City, Blarney and Glengariffe.
Oblong folio. Later quarter linen marbled boards. Pencil note on
end paper "Cusack-Smith Family". V.g. Scarce. €395
1,111. Report from the Select Committee on Postal Arrangements (Waterford,
etc.) together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence.
London. House of Commons. 1855. p.p.305. Folio. Org. blue stiff
wrps with white printed label. V.g. €295
Major enquiry and report into the postal arrangements in the city and
county of Waterford and Cork, Tipperary and Limerick with a view to inquire
and report how they may be improved. Also the postal arrangements
in Kildare, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wicklow, Wexford and into the postal
arrangements between Dublin, Cork & Tralee and postal arrangements between
Limerick and Ennis and Dublin and Ennis. Reading this extensive
report it appears to me they had a speedier postal system in 1855 than in
1,112. Archive of documents, correspondence, etc. relating to Captain Edmeston& Mary Edmeston of Berwick relating to their extensive properties in Waterford.
Numerous letters, documents and two fine set of folio Irish rental
books (1) 1792 to 1800 and (2) 1800-1807 relating to property and lands
of Upper Grants Town, Patrick St., Upper Carrigan, Dikes Marsh, Thomas
Hill, Pauls Bower in Cook Lane & High St. Waterford. Also property and
lands of Kilbridge in Kilkenny. The account books are large 4to with volume
1 in contemporary marble boards, spine lacking & cover worn. Volume
2 is bound in cntp. vellum. Manuscript rent books of this period are
scarce & together with numerous correspondence form an interesting Waterford
1,113. Ward. the Hon. Mrs. Ward. The Microscope or descriptions of various
objects of especial interest and beauty, adapted for microscopic observation.
With directions for the arrangement of a microscope, and the collection
and mounting of objects. London. Groombridge & Sons. 1870. Third
edit. p.p.154. Fine colour plates and other text illustrations. Fine contemporary
blue calf, gilt spine with red moroc. label and gilt oval college
brand embossed on upper cover. V.g. €195
Mary Ward (1827-1869), astronomer, microscopist, artist and entrepreneur
was born at Ballylin, Co. Offaly, the youngest child of the Rev. Henry
King and his wife Harriette. From an early age she showed a great interest in astronomy and natural history, which was encouraged by her cousin
Lord Rosse, in Parsonstown, just fifteen miles away. She married in 1854,
Henry William Crosbie Ward of Castle Ward, Co. Down, the second son
of the third Viscount Bangor.
1,114. Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow and Dublin Railway. London. House of
Commons. 1850. p.p.36. Large 4to. Marbled boards. V.g. €230.
Report and copy of the return of share capital of the Waterford, Wexford,
Wicklow and Dublin Railway Company, together with a copy of the
Minutes of Evidence taken at the Bar of the House of Lords on the 18th& 22nd March 1850 and statements made by Mr. Nash at the bar of the
House on the 12th April in explanation of his Evidence in the Matter of the
Returns respecting the said Railway. Report includes 4 page list of shareholders
and details of their individual holdings.
1,115. Report upon Wexford Harbour. By C. Coode. London. House of Commons.
1860. p.p.16. 4to. with large folding map (68x32cms) of Wexford
Harbour surveyed by g.a. Frazer, Commander of H.M.S. Lucifer in
1845 and 1846, some colouring. Recent marbled board, moroc. label. V.g. €225
1,116. Young, Ella. Flowering Dusk. Things Remembered Accurately and Inaccurately.
London. Dobson. 1947. p.p.356. Frontis portrait and other illustrations
of author. News clipping inserted. (Gibson Review 1947). Org.
cloth, title in black on spine. V.g. €95
1,117. Murphy, Rev. Denis. ed. by. The Annals of Clonmacnoise being Annals
of Ireland from the earliest period to A.D. 1408. Translated into English
A.D. 1627 by Conell Mageoghagan. Dublin: U.P. 1896. First Edition. Roy.
8vo. p.p. x, 393. V.g. €250
1,118. Simington, Robert C. The Civil Survey A.D. 1654-1656. County of
limerick with a section of Clanmaurice Barony, Co. Kerry. Dublin. Stationary
Office 1938. 4to. p.p.532. Original maroon cloth. V.g. €185
1,119. Simington, Robert C. The Civil Survey A.D. 1654-1656. County of tipperary.
eastern and Southern Baronies. Dublin. Stationary Office. 1931.
4to. p.p.388. Org. maroon cloth. V.g. €185
1,120. Simington, Robert C. The Civil Survey A.D. 1654-1656. County of tipperary.
Western and Northern Baronies with the return of Crown and
Church Lands for the whole County. Dublin. Stationary Office. 1934. 4to.
Org. maroon cloth. p.p.418. V.g. €185
1,121. Simington, Robert C. The Civil Survey. 1654-1656. Counties of Donegal,
london-Derry and tyrone with the returns of Church Lands for the
three Counties. Dublin. Stationary Office. 1937. 4to. p.p.453. Org. maroon
cloth. V.g. €185
1,122. Simington, Robert C. The Civil Survey A.D. 1654-1656. County of
Waterford with Appendices. Muskerry Baron, Co. Cork. Kilkenny
City and Liberties (Part) also valuations, circa 1663-64 for Waterford
and Cork Cities. Dublin. Stationary Office. 1942. Thick 4to. p.p.557. €195
Probably the most comprehensive of the Surveys.
Scarce Signed Dublin Bindings.
1,123. The Works of Shakespeare. Edited by Howard Staunton. Illustrated by
John Gilbert and engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. London. Routledge.
1866. 3 Volumes. Royal 8vo. Bound by Hodges Foster & Co. Dublin in
contemporary red morocco with their name embossed in large gilt lettering
on inside covers. Covers decorated to a rectangular panel design with
blind and gilt tooling enclosing the arms of t.C.D. on upper and lower
covers. Spines divided into six compartments by five raised bands with
the title and editor in gilt and remaining compartments identically tooled
to a floral design. Turn-ins decorated with gilt rolls; comb-marbled end
papers. A.E.G. Provenance. t.C.D. Premium labels awarded to Edmond
Maunsell, Michaelmas Term, 1871. Superb set. €1,750
Scarce Signed Dublin Binding.
1,124. Wordsworth, Christopher. Greece, Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical.
London. John Murray. 1871. Royal 8vo. p.p.452. Bound by Hodges,
Foster & Co., in contemporary brown morocco, with their name in large
gilt lettering on inside cover. Covers decorated to a panel design, with
blind and gilt tooling enclosing the arms of t.C.D. on both covers. Spine
divided into six compartments by five raised bands with the title in gilt in
the second, the remainder identically tooled to a lozenge design. Turn-ins
decorated with gilt rolls, comb-marbled endpapers. A.E.G. Provenance,
trinity College Premium label on the first pastedown: Edmond Maunsell,
Trinity Term, 1873. Fine copy with numerous steel engravings. €750
Scarce Signed Dublin Binding.
1,125. The Poetical Works of lord Byron. London. John Murray. 1870. Royal
8vo. p.p.827. Bound by Hodge, Foster & Co. in contemporary green morocco,
with their name in large gilt lettering embossed on the inside cover.
Covers decorated to a panel design with blind and gilt tooling enclosing the
arms of t.C.D. on both covers. Spine divided into six compartments by
five raisedbands with title in gilt in the second, the remainder identically
tooled to a lozenge design. Turn-ins decorated with gilt rolls, comb-marbled
endpapers. A.E.G.Provenance. T.C.D. Premium label awarded to Edmond
Maunsell, Hilary Term, 1871. V.g. €750
1,126. Oeuvres De Moliere. Paris. Bibliotheque D'Education et de Recreation.
n.d. C.1870. 4to. p.p.796. Profusely illustrated. Bound by Hodges Foster & Co., with their name in gilt in contemporary on inside cover. Red morocco
to an oval design with blind stamped floral design enclosing the gilt
arms of t.C.D. on both covers. Spine divided into six compartments by
five raised bands with title in gilt on second, remainder in identical blind
tooling turn-ins decorated with gilt rolls, comb-marbled endpapers.
a.e.g. Provenance: T.C.D. Premium label awarded to Edmond Maunsell,
Trinity Term 1873. V.g. €750
Scarce Dublin Binding.
1,127. The Poetical Works of John Milton, edited by Sir Egerton Brydges. London.
William. Tegg. n.d. C.1870. p.p.767. Dublin binding. (Hodges Foster & Co., but unsigned) in contemporary green morocco to a panel design
with blind and gilt tooling enclosing the arms of t.C.D. on both covers.
Spine divided into six compartments by five raised bands with the title in
gilt on the second, the remainder identically tooled to a floral design.
Turn-ins decorated with gilt roles, comb-marbled endpapers. A.E.G.
Provenance t.C.D. Premium label awarded to Edmond Maunsell,
Michaelmas Term 1873. V.g. €650
1,128. Ingoldsby, Thomas. The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels. London.
Bentley. 1870. Royal 8vo. p.p.514. Illustrated by george Cruikshank,
John leech and John tenniel. Bound by Hodges, Foster & Co.
in fine red contemporary morocco, with their name embossed in large gilt
lettering on inside cover. Cover decorated to a panel design with blind and
gilt tooling enclosing the arms of T.C.D. on upper and lower cover. Spine
divided into six compartments by five raised bands with the title in gilt in
the second, the remainder identically tooled to a lozenge design. Turn-ins
decorated with gilt rolls, comb-marbled end papers. A.E.G. Provenance
T.C.D. Premium label awarded to Edmond Maunsell, Michaelmas Term
1872. Exceptional copy. €850
1,129. Mills, James. Calender of the Justiciary Rolls or proceedings in the court
of the justiciar of Ireland preserved in the public records office of Ireland
XXIII to XXXI years of Edward I. Dublin. 1905. 4to. p.p.611. Org. navy
blindstamped cloth. Fine copy. €300
1,130. Mills, James. Calender of the Justiciary Rolls or proceedings in the courts
of the justiciar of Ireland preserved in the public record office of Ireland.
Edward I. Part 2 XXXIII to XXXV years. Dublin. Thom. 1914. p.p.672.
Org. navy blindstamped cloth. V.g. €300
1,131. Berry, Henry F. ed. by. Statue Rolls of the Parliament of Ireland, reign
of King Henry the Sixth. Dublin. Thom. 1910. p.p. xxxi, 832. V.g. €175