All Signed by Authors
[Casement (Roger)] Mackey (Herbert O.) The Life and Times of Roger Casement, 8vo D. 1954. FIRST EDN., Signed by Author, illus. d.w.; = “I Accuse,” same author, concerning Casement, orig. decor. wrappers, signed; = & Noyes (A.) The Accusing Ghost or Justice for Casement, L. 1957, FIRST EDN., Signed, d.w. All clean copies. (3)More details ›
1798: Musgrave (Richard) Memoirs of the Rebellions in Ireland, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1802. THIRD EDN., 10 engd. fold. maps, & plt. 1 fold. table, cont. hf. calf, marble sides, mor. labels, top of spine Vol. I chipped, otherwise good. (2)More details ›
Creel (George) Ireland’s Fight for Freedom 8vo N.Y. & L 1919. FIRST EDN., illus. cloth, good.
* Thos. F. Donnelly, Mayor of Covington Kentucky, 1920, his copy inscribed by him, and with a printed prospectus, and a circular concerning same, in original envelope addressed to Thos. F. Donnelly, inserted into the volume. (1)More details ›
1916: Jones (Francis P.) History of the Sinn Fein Movement and the Irish Rebellion of 1916, 8vo N.Y. 1919. Port. frontis P.H. Pearse, with lists etc., at end, Ireland’s Roll of Honour, those killed, prisoners, etc., orig. cloth, worn; = with a Postcard of ‘R.I.C. Barracks, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry’. Scarce. (2)More details ›
Mac Swiney (Terence) The Revolutionist, A Play in Five Acts, 8vo D. (Maunsel) 1914. FIRST EDN., orig. cloth backed boards. A very good copy of a scarce volume. (1)More details ›
Signed by Author: Breen (Dan) My Fight for Irish Freedom, 8vo D. (Talbot Press) n.d. FIRST EDN., new end papers, orig. cloth rebacked. Scarce.
* Inscribed opposite contents page, “To Fr. Denis, with deep affection and every good wish, Dan Breen.” (1)More details ›
Signed by Eamon de Valera
De Valera (Eamon) A copy of “Bunreacht na hEireann (Constitution of Ireland),” 8vo D. n.d. c. 1970, inscribed on title page in an aged hand ‘Le gra’ (with love) ‘Eamon de Valera’ & with stamp of ‘Master de Valera’ on f.e.p. (Terry de Valera, youngest son of Eamon,, was Master of the High Court), orig. gilt decor. green cloth. Excellent condition.
* An attractive memento of the man who introduced the Constitution in 1937. (1)More details ›
Republican Booklets: Limerick’s Fighting Story, & Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story, one issue of Wolfe Tone Annual, for 1955; = a booklet in Irish by Piaras Beaslai; = & 2 Republican Memorial Cards, Cathal Brugha and Padraig Mac Manus, 1958. As a lot, w.a.f. (1)More details ›
Sinn Fein: Henry (R.M.) The Evolution of Sinn Fein, D. 1920; = O’Hegarty (P.S.) Sinn Fein An Illumination, D. 1919; = De Blacam (A.) What Sinn Fein Stands For, D. 1921, all cloth; = O’Brien (Wm.) Sinn Fein and its Enemies, D. n.d. pamphlet; = & The Sacred Egoism of Sinn Fein, by Gnathai gan Iarraidh, D. 1918, orig. ptd. wrappers. ALL FIRST EDNS. Good clean lot. (5)More details ›
With a Lock of Dev’s Hair
Eamon de Valera: A fine clean copy of M.J. Mc Manus biography, “Eamon de Valera,” 8vo Dublin 1957, Sixth Edn., in orig. d.w., signed in ink on title page by De Valera, with a press cutting mentioning a group of visitors received by Dev. as President including J.F. Doohan for whom the book was signed by him; and with a lock of hair (sewn in a cigarette wrapper), presented by Sinead de Valera to Mr. Doohan, and said to be a lock of President De Valera’s hair. An interesting collection. As a lot, w.a.f. (1)More details ›
Mac Donagh (Thomas) Thomas Campion and The Art of English Poetry, D. (Talbot Press) , orig. wrappers; = The Poetical Works of Thomas Mac Donagh, 8vo D. (Talbot Press) 1916. FIRST EDN., port. frontis orig. cloth backed boards; = Poems, by Thomas Mac Donagh, Selected by His Sister, 12mo D. (Talbot Press) n.d. Only Edn., port. frontis, wrappers; = and Poets of the Insurrection, 8vo D. (Maunsel & Co.) 1918. FIRST EDN., includes the work of P.H. Pearse, Thomas Mac Donagh, Joseph Mary Plunkett & John F. Mac Entee, orig. wrappers. All good and scarce. (4)More details ›
De Valera (Sinead) The Magic Girdle and other Stories, D. (Fallons) n.d. Illustrated by Eileen Coghlan; = also The Stolen Child and Other Stories, 8vo D. (Fallons) n.d. Illustrated by 14 year old Maire Eamoinn. Both FIRST EDNS., decor. boards & illus. d.w.s.; = also Maighistir no Maighistreas, 8vo D. (Gill & Co.) 1943, FIRST EDN., A Play, orig. printed wrappers. Scarce.
* Sinead De Valera, was wife of Eamon, Sinn Fein leader, later Taoiseach & President of Ireland, and was sister to Rev. Fr. Michael O’Flanagan. (3)More details ›
Poems by Republican Lord Mayor of Cork
Mac Suibhne (Toirdhealbhach) Battle Cries, sm. 8vo n.p. 1918. FIRST & ONLY EDN., 55pp., orig. ptd. wrappers, in a modern cloth case. V. Rare; = also Despite Fools’ Laughter, Poems by Terance Mac Swiney. 8vo D. 1944. FIRST EDN., frontis, cloth backed boards & d.w. (2)More details ›
Guns for Ulster
Ulster: Adgey (R.J.) Arming the Ulster Volunteers, 1914, 8vo no date, no place Only Edition, with illus. of different weapons and ammunition imported, orig. ptd. wrappers. Extremely Rare: = also Crawford (Fred H.) Guns for Ulster, sm. 8vo Belfast 1947. FIRST EDN., map frontis orig. cloth decor. with Red Hand; = and Clarke (Wallace) Guns in Ulster, sm. 8vo Belfast (Constabulary Gazette) 1967. FIRST EDN., illus., orig. decor. wrappers. All v. good & Extremely Scarce. (3)More details ›
Illustrated by Maud Gonne
[Gonne Mc Bride (Maud)] Young (Ella) Celtic Wonder Tales, 8vo D. 1923. NEW EDN., with numerous attractive illustrations and decorations by Maud Gonne, orig. cloth, blind decoration and gilt lettered. V. good. Scarce. (1)More details ›
Michael Collins Own Book
Collins (Michael) The Path to Freedom, 8vo D. 1922. FIRST EDN., port. frontis 153pp. orig. cloth decor. with portrait of Collins, & orig. ptd. d.w. V. good copy. Scarce. (1)More details ›
Brady (Ed. M.) Ireland’s Secret Service in England, 8vo D. (Talbot Press) n.d. FIRST EDN., 160pp., port. frontis, orig. cloth, v. good copy. Rare. (1)More details ›
Ernest Blythe’s Copy, 1923
Dail Eireann: Buan – Orduithe – Standing Orders, Dail Eireann, 8vo D. 1923. FIRST EDN., signed on front free end paper ‘Earnan de Blagh,’ orig. gilt lettered cloth. (1)More details ›
Dublin Metropolitan Police. Instruction Book for The Dublin Metropolitan Police, sm. 8vo D. (H.M.S.O.) 1909. 301pp. in orig. gilt lettered green cloth. V. good. (1)More details ›
Memories of Wakefield & Frongoch
Byrne (Jos. M.) Prisoners of War, Some Recollections of an Irish Deportee. 8vo D. (The Art Depot) 1917. FIRST & ONLY EDN., illus. frontis & text illus. 59pp. orig. decor. wrappers, cellotape spine and finger marks. In a cloth case. V. Scarce. (1)More details ›