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Airdrie, Scotland

By: Alexander, Christine and Henry Williams (Intro)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1875

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 25861

Condition: Good+


Mounted photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1875 Privately published in a limited edition of 50 copies. In period full blue morocco with double gilt fillet rules to boards and titles tooled in gilt to cover and spine. Illustrated with two mounted collotype photos, a portrait of the author and a view of Airdrie Manor. Damp line and residue to the leather covers along the lower half with a light concavity to the boards. Contents bright and unblemished, printed o... View more info

Alienated but Unbowed; A Union Perspective on the Origin, Meaning and Future of the Anglo Irish Agreement

By: Allister, Jim

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Carrickfergus, East Antrim: 1987

Seller ID: 21535

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, solid, unmarked copy. General light shelf/handlingwear to covers. Hard to find title. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG- View more info

Strangers at Lisconnel, a Second Series of Irish Idylls

By: Barlow, Jane

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34218

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages; HC in original green cloth with titles in dulled gilt at spine and dark green to upper board. Cloth moderately shelf soiled; front endpage split. Light silverfish pitting top edge of page block; some pages opened roughly at front edge. 1st ed is dulled and tired but complete and generally sound. Good only View more info

A Treasury of Irish Poetry in the English Tongue

By: Brooke, Stopford A. & T. W. Rolleston [Eds. ]

Price: $47.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13043

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 578 pages; 1900 Macmillan & Co. HC. 1st edition. Publisher's heavy green cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Solid clean copy. Attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. Mild rub and crimping to cloth at spine ends. Attractive example of the 1st edition. VG View more info

Tubber Derg Or, the Red Well and Other Tales of Irish Life. Sadlier's Firseide Library VIII

By: Carleton, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, D. J. Sadlier & Co.: 1854

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 21988

Condition: Very Good-


Engraved frontis and title page; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 323 pages; HC in original green cloth with pictorial and floral designs in blind to boards and spine; title lettering in gitl to spine. vi, 7 - 323 pp. followed by one page of ads for the Fireside Series. Soundly bound copy with wear and a hint of fraying to cloth at spine ends and tips. Corners slightly bruised. Short narrow run in the cloth in the front hinge. One signature starting slightly mid-book. Uusal l... View more info

The Sons O' Cormac, an' Tales of Other Men's Sons

By: Dunbar, Aldis

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1920

Seller ID: haz.al1822cor

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; HC in original ribbed green cloth with gilt ruling and titling to cover board and gilt titling to spine just a little dulled. Sound clean and unmarked. Title and front matter pages unopened along bottom edge. A few pgs in text roughly opened bottom edge. Small nick to top corner of rear board. All else bright and neat. VG View more info

The Siege of Derry; or, Sufferings of the Protestants: A Tale of the Revolution

By: Elizabeth, Charlotte

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, John S. Taylor: 1841

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 28353

Condition: Very Good-


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 292 pages View more info

The World of the Irish Wonder Tale; An Introduction to the Study of Fairy Tales

By: Gose, Elliott B

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1985

Seller ID: 30208

ISBN: 0802056466

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 228 pages; HC in mustard yellow cloth with title lettering in dark green. Snugly bound and neat. Light ex-library indications including a bookplate and pocket/slip in front and library stamp to title page and text block edges. Binding is slightly shaken in the spine but remains sound and neat with crisp clean contents. Aside from library indications near VG but graded to redlect institutional ownership. G+ View more info

Celtic Fairy Tales

By: Jacobs, Joseph & John D. Batten (Illust. )

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Pook Press: 2015

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 30203

ISBN: 1446533557

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight bright and fresh. Facsimile printing from the original plates. Illustrated with reproductions of b&w artwork by John Batten. Clean unmarked copy feels and appears unread and about as new. F View more info

The Belfast Frescoes

By: Kindness, John & Ciaran Carson

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Ulster, Ulster Museum: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34591

ISBN: 090076130X

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 40 pages; Oblong format paperback in glossy color illustrated wraps. 1st edition. Bright tight and fresh. Feels and appears about as new. NF View more info

Life and Poems of Dafydd Ab Gwilym

By: Lewes, Evelyn and Sir Edward Anwyl (Preface)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: David Nutt: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23541

Condition: Very Good+


24mo 5" - 6" tall; 127 pages; Small format HC in original pictorial brown cloth. Bright, snug and very neat. Prior owner name penned neatly to front pastedown. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends. VG+ View more info

Theatre and Globalization; Irish Drama in the Celtic Tiger Era

By: Lonergan, Patrick

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan: 2008

Seller ID: 35525

ISBN: 0230241913

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tightly bound and fresh. Feels and appears unread. Small remainder dot to top edge. Otherwise about as new. NF View more info

Knights of God; Stories of the Irish Saints

By: Lynch, Patricia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Henry Regnery Company: 1955

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20838

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; Snug, square copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage. Partial split page 216/rear endpage. Mildly toned pagestock. Mild rub to bottom board edges. Mild toning to jacket. Moderate chipping to jacket edges. VG/VG-. View more info

The Irish Legend; Or, M'Donnell and the Norman De Borgos; a Biographical Tale

By: M'Sparran / McSparran, Archibald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Cameron & Ferguson: 1875

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 35636

Condition: Fair


McDonnell; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages; Circa 1869 - 1880. [no date given] Cameron & Ferguson, Glagow. Reprint. In publisher's original woodcut illustrated pictorial paper over boards. Spine covering lacking with crash webbing exposed. A small gouge to the cover panel and rubbing and rounding to boards at corners. Lacking front endpages; first intact page is the title page, undated. Binding shaken but sound. Includes catalog of Cameron & Ferguson publications... View more info

Dain Eadar-Theangaichte

By: MacDhomhnuill, Thomas Donald; Thomas Donald MacDonald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Struidhla, Eneas Mackay; Aonghnas MacAoidh: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19217

Condition: Very Good+


Scots Gaelic Edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 95 pages; HC in publisher's green cloth with decorative title lettering in gilt to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Just lightly bumped to font corners. Prior ownership and date of purchase penned neatly to front endpage. Front and rear endpahes toned. VG+ View more info

Leabhraichean Leughaidh: Leabhar I

By: MacFhionghuin, Lachlann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Blackie Agus A Mhac Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 19220

Condition: Very Good+


Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 112 pages; No date given [circa 1945 - 1950] HC in publisher's green cloth with light red title lettering to cover and spine. Book I only the series of 4 Scottish gaelic readers. This is the Primer/Reader. Includes drawings. Mild fading to cloth at spine. Prior ownership neatly penned to front endpage. Solid clean copy. VG+ View more info

Lost Kinnellan

By: MacKenzie, Agnes Mure

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1927

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 24299

Condition: Good


1927 Doubleday Page HC 1st US edition, printed from UK plates. Original green cloth; gilt titling at spine rubbed and fading, but legible. Light mottling to covers; spine a bit dulled. Binding sound; contents unmarked. Cloth rubbed and mildly nicked at corners and spine ends. G++ to VG- Uncommon; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; 1st US edition, printed from UK plates. Original green cloth; gilt titling at spine rubbed and fading, and barely legible. Light mottling t... View more info

Laithean Geala: Sreath Na Sgoile, 1

By: MacLeoid, Murchadh

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Glaschu, Oilthigh Obair-Dheadhain: 1962

Seller ID: 19221

Condition: Very Good+


Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 144 pages; 1962 Oilthigh Obair-Dheadhain. HC in publisher's red cloth with title lettering in light blue to cover and spine. illustrated with drawings. Includes exercises and study questions. Prior ownership neatly penned to front endpage; otherwise unmarked. Snug and neat. VG+ View more info

Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem in Six Books [Bound Together With] Temora, an Ancient Epic Poem, in Eight Books; Together with Several Other Poems Composed by Ossian, the Son of Fingal

By: MacPherson, James [Ossian]

Price: $900.00

Publisher: London, T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt: 1762

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26278

Condition: Very Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 517 pages; 1762 & 1763 T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, London. 1st editions of both works, bound together in one volume. Title pages printed in red and black and with engraved vignettes. 270 & 247 pp. Period treed calf boards with a recent rebacking in sympathetic and tasteful leather with morocco labels and gilt tooled rules and designs in compartments. Period marbled paper endpages with recent linen reinforcement in the joints, hand painted i... View more info

Annals of an Active Life; Volumes I and II

By: MacReady, General The Rt Hon Sir Nevil

Price: $265.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35310

Condition: Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 694 pages; [1924] Hutchinson & Company. HC 2 volumes, complete. 1st edition. In matched, original blue cloth bindings with titles in gilt to spines. Ex-library copy with expected institutional indications and attachments: catalog labels to spines, bookplates to front pastedowns and check-out attachments at rear. Cloth sunned and moderately faded at spines. Front corners lightly bruised with mild abrasions and rub through to the... View more info