West Belfast Sinn Fein: [Hobson (Bulmer)] Defensive Warfare: A Handbook for Irish Nationalists. 16mo Belfast (The West Belfast Branch of Sinn Fein) 1909. FIRST AND ONLY EDN., 64pp. orig. pict. wrappers, in recent cloth case. V. Rare. (1)More details ›
First Edition of Griffith’s Famous Work
[Griffith (Arthur)] The Resurrection of Hungary: A Parallel for Ireland, 8vo D. (Duffy, Gill, Sealy, Bryers & Walker) 1904. FIRST EDN., 99 numbered pps., orig. ptd. wrappers. with advert for ‘The United Irishmen on back cover. An excellent copy of an extremely rare pamphlet. Carthy 63. (1)More details ›
Heroine of Easter Week
Kearns (Nurse Linda) In Times of Peril. Leaves from the Diary of Nurse Linda Kearns from Easter Week, 1916 to Mountjoy, 1921, Ed. by Annie M.P. Smithson. 12mo D. 1922. Dedit. to Eamon de Valera. FIRST EDN., orig. ptd. d.w.’s with portrait of author, somewhat frayed. V. Scarce. (1)More details ›
Milroy (Sean) Memories of Mountjoy, 8vo D. (Maunsel & Co.) 1917. FIRST EDN., hf. title, 89pp. adverts etc., orig. ptd. wrappers. V. good copy of this scarce pamphlet.
* An account of four months’ prison experience by a Sinn Fein Leader, with reminiscences of Sean Mac Dermott, Francis Sheehy-Skeffington, Sean Hegarty, and Liam Mellows. (1)More details ›
Rare 1922 Directory: Mac Caba (Alasdair)ed. Leabhar na hEireann, 8vo D. (The Kenny Press) 1922. A very detailed directory, covering all facets of Irish life and business. With an attractive sketch by Grace Plunkett, a fold. map & many interesting adverts., orig. ptd. wrappers, v. good.
* Very Rare. With biographies of Members of the Dail, and leading figures in Ireland, including Michael Collins, Robert Barton, Sean Mac Eoin, Douglas Hyde, Kevin O’Higgins, Eoin O’Duffy, etc., and with articles on Oglaigh na hEireann, Cumann na mBan & much more. A most interesting volume. (1)More details ›
Collection of Scarce Pamphlets
Pearse (P.H.) From a Hermitage, 8vo D. (Irish Freedom) 1915; = Ghosts, D. 1916; = & The Separatist Idea, D. (Whelan & Son) 1916; = The Mother (An Mhathar) and other Tales, Dundalk 1917; = & 8 others, booklets, pamphlets by, or about Pearse. As a lot, w.a.f. (12)More details ›
Roger Casement: Good collection of 5 Rare Pamphlets, including, Speech of Roger Casement from the Dock, 8vo Published by Fergus O’Connor, Dublin with port. of Casement, 8pp. uncut, & unopened; = Allighan (Mr. G.) A Reasoned Statement Respecting a Nation’s Desire to Honour A Patriot, 8vo L. Privately Published, 16pp. & ptd. wrappers; = Mackey (H.O.) Passages Taken from Manuscript Written by Roger Casement in the Condemned Cell at Pentonville Prison, 8vo D. 1950. For Private Circulation Only, 8pp., & ptd. boards; = Some Poems of Roger Casement, 12mo D. (Talbot Press Booklets) 1918; = Salute to Roger Casement, Wolfe Tone Annual, 1959, illus., pict. wrappers. All v. fine copies, & ex scarce. (5)More details ›
Very Rare Report on I.T.G.W.U.
I.T.G.W.U.: The Attempt to Smash The Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union, A Report of the Actions in the Law Courts, with, an Historical Introduction, and Appendix of Unpublished Documents from 1911 to 1923. 8vo D. 1923. FIRST EDN., XXXI, 170pp, orig. ptd. wrappers. V. Scarce; = also 1913, Jim Larkin and The Dublin Lock-Out, 8vo D. 1964, wrappers. (2)More details ›
Spanish Civil War: A Preliminary Official Report on the Atrocities, committed in Southern Spain in July and August 1936 by the Communist Forces of the Madrid Government. 8vo L. 1936. Issued by The Committee of Investigation. 15pp. of illus., orig. ptd. boards, v. good copy. Scarce. (1)More details ›
Issued only to Members of the Dail
Irish Provisional Government: Select Constitutions of the World, Prepared for Presentation to Dail Eireann by Order of the Irish Provisional Government. roy 8vo D. (A. Thom) 1922. FIRST & ONLY EDN. Published by the Authority of the Provisional Government, 477pp., orig. printed wrappers. V. Scarce publication. (1)More details ›
Figgis (Darrell) A Chronicle of Jails, 8vo D. 1917. FIRST EDN.; = The Historic Case for Irish Independence, D. 1918. FIRST EDN.; = and A Short Plot – A Sidelight on Political Expediency, D. 1918, FIRST EDN., all orig. ptd. wrappers; = and The Mount of Transfiguration, D. 1915, FIRST EDN., vellum backed boards; = A.E. (George Russell) A Study of A Man and a Nation, 8vo d. 1916. FIRST EDN., wrappers; = & 1 other by same author. Scarce lot. (6)More details ›
De Valera (Eamon) Ireland’s Case Against Conscription, 8vo D. & L. 1918; = The Anglo-Irish Treaty and Mr. De Valera’s Alternative, 8vo [D. (Iona Work) 1924]; = Pechell (G.M.) How they Did-it Life Stories – De Valera, sm. 8vo L. n.d., some illus., pict. wrappers; = & 4 other pamphlets about Dev. All Scarce. (7)More details ›
Neville Roberts (H.) ‘Y.E.S.’ A Free State in Fetters, 8vo D. (Fodhla Printing Co.) 1933; = The Fruits … A New Ireland through Economic Nationalism, 8vo D. (Talbot Press) n.d.; = the Breaking of the Bonds, .. Plenty for All, Poverty for None. 8vo D. (Talbot Press) n.d.; = Gauntlet, Being a Series of Open Letters Challenging Certain Eminent persons to Mortal Combat with Realities, 8vo D. (Three Candles) 1934. FIRST EDNS., together 4 pamphlets, all orig. ptd. wrappers. Scarce. (4)More details ›
A Scarce Collection
Irish Fighting Stories: Kerryman Ltd. Tralee, Co. Kerry, Publishers, Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story; = Limerick’s Fighting Story; = Kerry’s Fighting Story; = Dublin’s Fighting Story; = O’Callaghan (M.) For Ireland and Freedom – Roscommon’s Contribution to the Fight for Freedom, 8vo Boyle 1964, illus.; = Antrim’s Patriot Dead 1797 – 1953, illus.; = and Easter 1916 – The Story of the Rising, D. (Brian O’Higgins) 8vo D. c. 1940, illus. & with biographies of all The Leaders: and With The I.R.A. in the Fight for Freedom 1919 to The Truce – The Red Path of Glory, Together 8 vols. all illus. & all orig. ptd. wrappers. V. good. A Scarce Collection. (8)More details ›
Black & Tans in Ireland. The Trail of the Black and Tans, by ‘The Hurler on the Ditch’ 8vo D. (Talbot) 1921. FIRST EDN., orig. cloth. Scarce.
* Inscribed on front loose end, ‘to Dear Liam From Your Old Pal Dan,’ possibly from Dan Breen. (1)More details ›
Liberty Hall & I.T.G.W.U. – Fifty Years of Liberty Hall. The Golden Jubilee of the Irish Transport and General Worker’s Union 1909 – 1959, 4to D. (Three Candles Press) 1959. FIRST EDN., profusely illustrated, orig. pict. colour wrappers. V. good. Scarce. (1)More details ›
Draft for the Provisional Government
Irish Constitution: Rialtas Sealadach na nEireann – Draft Constitution of the Irish Free State, To be submitted to the Provisional
Parliament. roy 8vo D. (Eason & Son) 1922. Only Edn. 21pp. orig. ptd. wrappers; = also Saorstat Eireann – Irish Free State, Statut et Constitution, Status and Constitution, English text with translation into French., roy 8vo Geneva 1923. Documents submitted to the Fourth Assembly of the League of Nations, orig. ptd. wrappers; = and Constitution of the Free State of Ireland(English Translation), 8vo L. 1921, wrappers, torn; = & 1 other item sim. Scarce. (4)More details ›
Mac Ardle (Dorothy) Tragedies of Kerry 1922 – 1923,” 8vo 1937, illus. orig. ptd. wrappers; – Cluain Meala 1916, Commemorative Booklet for 50th Anniversary Celebrations, 1966, with illus., etc; = Twohig (P.J.) Green Tears for Hecuba, Black and Tan War in Ireland, 8vo D. 1979, illus; = 2 others sim. (5)More details ›
Signed by The Author
Irish Rebel: Walsh (J.J.) Recollections of a Rebel, 8vo Tralee (Kerryman) 1944. FIRST & ONLY EDN., frontis & other illus. thro.-out, orig. cloth backed boards, Signed by Author on front loose blank; = & 3 pamphlets by same author, The Oath of Allegiance and All that it Implies, 8vo D. 1925; = The National Outlook, issued by Sinn Fein Standing Committee, Dublin; = Stepping Stones, 8vo D. (Irish Book Bureau) D. all orig. ptd. wrappers. Scarce lot. (4)More details ›
Wolfe Tone – O’Brien (R. Barry)ed. The Autobiography of Theobald Wolfe Tone, 1763 – 1798, 2 vols. roy 8vo L. 1893. FIRST EDN., 2 port. frontis, 4 other ports. & 1 fac-simile, uncut, unopened, orig. cloth, v. good. (2)More details ›