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Sloinnte Gaedheal Is Gael - Irish Names and Surnames by Bhulbh, Padraig De

Ireland: Baile Atha Cliath, 1906. IN GOOD + CONDITION. vii, [1], 100pp, bound in purple cloth, with binding tight. Text in English and Gaelic. Covers show upper/lower backstrip edge wear, cracked hinges, pages age darkened, foxing, occasional closed t...

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member


An Historical Review of the State Of Ireland from the Invasion of That Country Under Henry II by Plowden, Francis

Near Whitehall : T Egerton, Military Library , 1803. This is Volume I only of two and consists of 630 pages of text plus a 373 page appendix plus an 18 page index which goes only to U making me believe the last leaf is missing. This is a binding copy as ...

From G W Jackson


Clonmel 1840-1900: Anatomy Of An Irish Town by O'Donnell, Sean

Geography Publications. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1999. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. 0906602513 . Book has some light bumping to corners of covers and small bump to bottom edge of front cover, front cover has very slightest of bows, pages 1 &a...

From Books of Paradise


Ireland As I Saw It: The Character, Conditions and Prospects by Balch, William S

New York: Hallock & Lyon, 1850. This antique hardcover book is bound in original cloth boards, with decorative etching on the front and gilt lettering on the spine. Spine slightly faded; some foxing; bookplate on front endpaper. Balch writes of his ex...

From Popeks Books, IOBA


Leabhuir an Tsean Tiomna, bound together with An Tiomna Nuadh [Bible in Irish] by Beddell, William, and Daniel, William, translators

Large octavo, 16 x 24 cm, [2], 1306 pages. Cloth with gilt-stamped spine. Very good condition. This is the first complete Bible published in the Irish language by the British and Foreign Bible Society. Photos and scans of various copies of this Bible acc...

From Archway Books


The High Crosses of Castledermot and Durrow with Twelve Illustrations by Stokes, Margaret

Dublin: Academy House, 1898. Paperback. Very Good -. Sold also by Hodges, Figgis, & Co., Dublin, and Williams & Norgate, London. [4], xiv, 12, [2] p., 12 leaves of photogravure plates: in-text illustrations and 1 full page of illustrations; 44 ...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


Synge and the Ireland of His Time. by W B Yeats

Yeats., William Butler. Synge and the Ireland of His Time, by William Butler Yeats, with a Note Concerning a Walk Through Connemara with him by Jack Butler Yeats. Cuala Press, Dundrum, Dublin 1911. 1st limited edition of 350 copies. Original cloth-backed ...

From Roz Hulse


Volume IV. Of the Author's Works. Containing , A Collection of Tracts, Relating to Ireland; Among Which are, The Drapier's Letters to the People of Ireland: Against Receiving Wood's Half-Pence: Also, Two Original Drapier's Letters. by Swift, Jonathan

Dublin: Dublin: Printed by and for George Faulkner, 1748., 1748. 12mo. Volume 4 only (of 4). Full calf, spine titled in gilt. Engraved folding frontispiece. Name penned on title, some rubbing to joints, a clean very good copy generally. . Full-Leather. Ve...

From Renaissance Books


Vindiciae Hibernicae; or. Ireland Vindicated: An Attempt to Develop and Expose a Few of the Multifarious Errors and Misrepresentations Respecting Ireland... by Carey, M

Philadelpha: R. P. Desilver, 1837. IN FAIR TO GOOD CONDITION. viii, 474pp, bound in original decorative cloth, with binding and hinges tight. Cloth tape backstrip, corner wear, damp marks, ownership on ffp. Includes List of Subscribers. Title continue...

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member


My Father and Mother Were Irish by O'Donovan-Rossa, Margaret

NY: The Devin-Adair Company. Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards worn and stained, penciled . owner name on front free endpaper.. 1939. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Frontispiece p...

From Old Saratoga Books


Twenty One Poems Written by Lionel Johnson: by Selected by William Butler Yeats

Twenty One Poems Written by Lionel Johnson: Selected by William Butler Yeats, Dun Emer Press, Dundrum, Dublin, 1904. 1st Edition, limited to 220 copies. 8vo. Covers age toned to edges with some light soiling, splits to cloth on spine edges, binding tight....

From Roz Hulse


THE CROMWELLIAN SETTLEMENT OF IRELAND (1865) by Prendergast, John P. (1808-1893)

London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green. Very Good. 1865. Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt design on front cover & lettering on spine. Text clean, tight & intact. (llxiv) 304pp. Complete with 3 large color fold out maps & tables...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


Hugh O'Nell's War With Queen Elizabeth, Irish National Effusions and Miscellaneous Poems by Breen, P.C.T

Chicago: Clark & Edwards, Publishers., 1882 First edition in hardcover with gilt lettering on spine and gilt device on front board. 240 pp. Explanatory footnotes. Spine has minor lean and very light sunning. Clean and unmarked. Very Good.. 1st Edition...

From Ken Jackson


The Green Cockatrice by Iske, Basil ( Elizabeth Hickey )

Tara, Ireland: Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 1978. Fine copy but for prev. owner inscription. Dust jacket shows only slight bumping to extremities, and a sticker ghost on the back panel. Publisher's promotional material laid in. A very ...

From Renaissance Books


An Island Community: The Ebb and Flow of the Great Blasket Island by Gabriel Fitzmaurice

An Island Community: The Ebb and Flow of the Great Blasket Island is a voluminous social history of the abandoned Great Blasket Island, off the wild south west coast of Ireland, which touches on its history, culture and folklore. Written in Irish by Mích...

From Marcadia


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