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Irish Ballads

By Robertson, Fleur

Gill and Macmillan, 1996. Contains 93 pp., color illustrations, fine in fine dust jacket. This is a collection of 40 of the best-loved songs of Ireland and is profusely illustrated.. No Edition Stated. Pictorial Boards. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Irish, Ireland, History, Music, Ballads, Irish Music, Folk Music, Folk Songs. Catalogs: Ireland & Irish History.


In Praise of Ulster

By Hayward, Richard

Belfast: William Mullan & Son, 1946. Fifth Edition . Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Contains 347 pp., 32 drawings by J. Humbert Craig, slight fading to covers and spine.


Letter to His Excellency Earl Fitzwilliam on the Rumour of His Excellency's Intention of Quitting the Government of This Kingdom

Dublin: P. Byrne, 1795. Apparent First Edition . Printed Wraps. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Appears to have been removed from a book and is complete, contains 29 pp., front cover (half-title) is 2/3 detached, rear four pages detached, small holes in gutter margin where binding was sewn, moderate foxing throughout, a few small edge tears.


The Journal of the American-Irish Historical Society

By Murray, Thomas Hamilton & Thomas Bonaventure Lawler

Boston, 1898. Black Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Volume 1 of this journal, 136 pp., b&w photos, spine rubbed.


Rossa's Recollections 1838 to 1898: Childhood, Boyhood, Manhood/Customs, Habits and Manners of the Irish People

By Rossa, O'Donovan

Mariner's Harbor, NY: O'Donovan Rossa, 1898. Apparent First Edition . Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 402 pp., some spotting to front cover, INSCRIBED by Rossa's wife, Mary Jane (Irwin) Rossa - "To Sister Attracta with kindest regards of Mary J. O'Donovan Rossa/St. George, October 1914." Mary Jane Irwin was a poet and married Rossa in 1864. After Rossa was imprisoned in England for treason, Mary Jane sailed to America, where she took up the plight of Irish political prisoners in English gaols and toured all over America giving lectures and readings, calling for their release. After four years in jail, Rossa's sentence was commuted and he was banished to America where he started a newspaper named the "United Irishman." O'Donovan Rossa died in 1915 and his wife died a year later.


Sketches of Celebrated Irishmen, Irish Character, Etc.

By Giles, Henry

New York: P. J. Kenedy, Excelsior Catholic Publishing House, 1896. No Edition Stated . Green Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 394 pp., engraved portraits as frontispiece (moderately foxed), about 2" of title page is separated from binding, spine darkened, some rubbing. Very scarce.


The Irish Race in the Past and the Present

By Thebaud, Rev. Aug. J.

New York: Peter F. Collier, 1878. Gilt & Blindstamped Brown Cl.. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Front end pages and frontispiece have separated from the spine; most of the title page is separated as well. Inserted in front is a picture (from a magazine?) of the Cullahill Hibernian Club with the men identified, a photo of a lad in knickers and a cap.


Speeches from the Dock, or Protests of Irish Patriotism: Including "The Manchester Tragedy and the Cruise of the Jackmell Packet" and "The Wear of the Green

Boston: Murphy & McCarthy, 1878. Fourth American Edition . Decorated Brown Cloth. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Rear hinge broken, frontispiece and end page loose, shelfworn, b&w illustrations.


Sketches of the Irish Bar with Essays, Literary and Political

By Curran, William Henry

London: Henry Colburn, 1855. Apparent First Edition . Full Red Calf. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Two volumes, full red calf, joints rubbed, front cover on volume 2 detached, extremities scuffed.