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Odes for Every Occasion

by Reyes, Carlos, illustrations by D.r. Wagner and David Celsi

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Published
1970
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Sacramento: Rucible Spoon, 1970. [28p] 5.25x8.25 inches, illustrations, some poems in Spanish, most in English, cover illustration credit corrected in ink by the publisher on copyright page, very good chapbook in light blue stapled pictorial wraps wraps. Early chapbook by the Oregon-based poet who identifies as Irish American.
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image of Uncle Sam's Farm Fence. With illustrations by N. Orr [bound with:] Something Wrong; or, The Why and the Wherefore; by T. S. Arthur

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New York: C. Shepard & Co, 1854. Hardcover. Temperance novel, Wright II, 1714. Pagination 247p., with publisher's endorsing preface (3p.) and a similarly-themed short novel by T. S. Arthur at 249-282p., plus publisher's ad leaves. Find three fullpage engraved illustrations. Hardbound, the first edition in moss-green cloth boards, cover-titled gilt, rear cover same design struck in blind.… Read more
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Cabaret Noir

by O'Hara, Delta, art by Merritt Schnipper

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Published
1996
ISBN
9780929730561
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San Francisco: Zeitgeist Press, 1996. 18p., 5.5x8.25 inches, personal inscription signed by the poet on inside front cover dated Feb. 1996, illustrations, very good chapook in stapled pictorial wraps. Poetry chapbook by the San Francisco offspring of a Mexican mother and Irish father.
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The Leprechaun's Wondrous Dream

by Mulvey, James J., illustrated by Julia Lucas and Angeline Aradanas-Hall, Calligraphy by Julia Lucas

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Published
1993
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£14.50

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Palo Alto: Self-published by the author, 1993. 73p., 10x7.7 inches, illustrations, fine first edition booklet in stapled glossy green decorated wraps. Irish fairytale based on stories passed down by the Mulvey family.
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image of Long live the Irish [pocket-sized anti-Semitic card]

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n.p.: n.pub, [194-]. Approximately 3x3.5 inch card, printed one side, evenly toned. Lists wartime accomplishments of Irish-Americans, beginning "The first American soldier to kill a Jap was Mike Murphy, The first American pilot to sink a Jap battleship was Colin Kelly..." with five more examples, then concluding "The first son of a bitch to get four tires from the… Read more
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£21.75
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Courtmacsherry poems

by Ley, Ann

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Published
1996
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San Francisco: Fireworks Publishers, 1996. [20p] 5.5x7.75 inches, very good first edition chapbook in sewn marbled blue wraps. Irish American poet from San Francisco.
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The Irish Way; The History of the Irish Protestant Benevolent Society

by Collard, Edgar Andrew

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Published
1992
ISBN
9780969577126
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£14.50

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Montreal: the society, 1992. Hardcover. 135, 15p. (Appendix), hardbound in velvety green boards with a printed period decoration laid down on the front cover. Signed by author on title page with a handwritten note opposite declaring this to be "copy 3 of 32". Nice item, clean and sound and quite pleasant to the touch. Inserted loosely is a holograph… Read more
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image of Don't let him die! Bobby Sands is an Irish prisoner of war on hunger strike in Long Kesh concentration camp. Support him now... Don't mourn him later... [poster]

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New York: Irish Northern Aid, 1981. Poster, slightly over 11x17 inches, very good; black and white photo of Sands with his trademark long hair, text in black on white. Datable to a relatively narrow time frame, as Sands went on strike on March 1 and died of starvation on May 5.
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£43.50
image of Belfast young contemporaries Stephen Darragh, Tom Hallifax, Noel Murphy, Paul Wilson. New works April 26-May 23, 1997

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San Francisco: One Oxford Sreet Gallery at the Academy of Art, 1997. Unpaginated, about 35p., coated paperstock with profuse fullpage color plates and minimal text, staplebound 8.5-inch-square color cardstock wraps. A very good copy. Britain meets the bay. McKeown owns the Belfast exhibitarium and frequently Sanfranciscordializes.
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image of The Irish and the Irish politicians; a study of cultural and social alienation

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Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1966. ix, 241p., introduction, footnotes, conclusion, index, very good first edition in green cloth (what else?) and lightly-worn white dj printed in green. "During the Irish uprising of 1916 an Irishman went to confession and told the priest that he had just killed two British soldiers. When the priest did not answer… Read more
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image of The Irish Forum cordially invites you to honor Mr. Tim Pat Coogan of Dublin, Ireland (program/mailer)

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San Francisco: The Forum, 1981. 4 panel program, 4.5x6.25 inches on stiff cream stock with photo of Coogan on front panel, the dinner menu, times, dates and places. Coogan was the editor of the Irish Press in Dublin who also wrote a book on the IRA.
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Rum, sodomy & the lash

by Roesgen, Jeffrey T.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2008
ISBN
9780326429162
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New York: Continuum, 2008. Paperback. 117p., very good pocket-sized first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. 33 1/3 Series. On the Pogues' second album.
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Dreamers of dreams portraits of the Irish in America

by O'Donovan, Donal

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Published
1984
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Bray: Kilbride Books, 1984. xiii, 195p., index, portrait photography; first edition boards in dj, almost as new. Author a long-time journalist, also a banker (public relations manager for Bank of Ireland) and he concentraits here on Irish influence in US wealth. "35% of Corporate America is now controlled by Irishmen," per a dj statement.
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Father and son

by Naficy, Majid

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2003
ISBN
9781888996685
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Los Angeles: Red Hen Press, 2003. 47p., wraps. Exiled Iranian American poet based in Los Angeles.
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