SOLD Hammer price €420
Somerville (E.O.E.) & Ross (Martin) A Patrick’s Day Hunt, Oblong folio L. n.d. [c. 1901], 8 full page cold. plts. some text illus. orig. decor. cloth. Good. (1)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €475
Somerville (E.O.E.) Slipper’s A.B.C. of Fox Hunting, lg. atlas L. 1903. Sole Edn., decor. title, 20 full page colour plts., pict. cold. decor. cloth. (1)More details ›
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Georgian Society: The Georgian Society Records of Eighteenth Century Domestic Architecture and Decoration in Dublin, Vols. I – V, together 5 vols. lg. 4to  – 1913. Vols. I & II in reprint; together with Sadlier (T.U.) & Dickinson (Page L.) Georgian Mansions in Ireland, lg. 4to L. 1915. First Edn. All Lim. Edns., all illus. plts. all orig. cloth. (6)
* Maurice Craig’s copy with his bookplate & with his notes & some orig. photos, & other related material loosely inserted.More details ›
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1851 Irish Census: The Census of Ireland for the Year 1851. Parts 1 – 5, in 5 vols. folio D. 1852-1856. Map, fold. Tables etc., uniform cont. hf. mor. raised bands, gilt lettered. A very good set. As a lot. (5)More details ›
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The late Maurice Craig’s Copy
Dunraven (Edwin, Third Earl of,) Notes on Irish Architecture, 2 vols. heavy folio L. 1875. Sole Edn., Hf. titles, 125 full page (some dbl. page) orig. photographic illus., also full page litho plts. & text illus. thro-out, full orig. profusely gilt Celtic design cloth, gilt lettered spines. V. good.
* A most desirable copy of this v. scarce and important work. (2)More details ›
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Scrap Albums: A large folio Scrap Album of newscuttings etc., principally relating to Charles Stewart Parnell, his Party & Irish Politics some cold. & other illus., articles on Mr. Richard Power M.P., Waterford, etc., some damp dam; also a small Scrap-book with newscuttings, Old Cork, by D.P. Fitzgerald, B.A., as scrapbooks, w.a.f. (2)More details ›
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With Illustrations by Jack B. Yeats etc.
Birmingham (Geo. A.) Irishmen All, 8vo L. & Edin. 1914., mtd. cold. frontis & 10 sim. plts. (ex 11) uncut; also The Lighter Side of Irish Life, L. & Edin. 1912, First Edn., 16 mtd. cold. plts. by H.W. Kerr, both orig. buckram; and An Irishman Looks at his World, L. 1919, First, decor. cloth. (3)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €90
Some Scarce Publications
Dolmen Press: Stanihurst (R.) Aqua Vitae, 16mo D. 1956, illus., cloth backed boards; Powell Anderson (C.) Barren, a modern everyday tragedy in one act, 16mo D. 1962, ptd. wrappers; The Easter Proclamation of the Irish Republic, 16mo D. 1960. Lim. Edn. (2500), colour printed, orig. boards; Daiken (L.) Out She Goes, Dublin Street Rhymes, 8vo D. 1963, illus., boards, & decor. wrappers. (4)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €750
The Very Scarce Second Edition
Stringer (Arthur) The Experienced Huntsman, Sm. 8vo D. (for L. Flin)1780. Second Edn. 304pp. full cont. green mor., raised bands, mor. label. A most desirable copy of this rarity.
* The excessively rare First Edition was printed in Belfast in 1711. (1)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €230
For Private Circulation Only
Cavan – Frederick John William Eight Earl of Cavan. A Life Sketch, Sm. 8vo n.d. c. 1880. Printed for Private Circulation Only. Orig. port. photo frontis, cloth, gilt. Scarce. (1)More details ›
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Moore (Thomas) The Epicurean, A Tale, 12mo L. 1835., cont. hf. mor.; Guide to Killarney and Glengariff, 12mo D. 1835. Engd. frontis, 5 engd. plts. & map, orig. cloth; Coote (Rev. Sir A.) Twelve Sermons Preached in Ballyfin Church, Queen’s Co. Ireland, 8vo L. 1899, cloth. (3)More details ›
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Carleton (William) The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine, 16mo Belfast (Simms and M’Intyre) 1847. First Edn. in Bk. Form, IV, 320pp. later cloth. V. clean copy. Scarce.
* First issued in Dublin University Magazine, Vols. 27 & 28, Dublin 1846. (1)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €580
Irish Binding: Watson (Sam.) The Gentlemans and Citizen’s Almanack … for 1792, bound with The English Registry, by John Exshaw. 12mo D. 1792. With some cont. m/ss notes, a.e.g. full crimson mor. roll tooled gilt border, tooled gilt spine, mor. label; also The Gentleman’s & Citizens Alamanck … for 1765, with The English Registry, 12mo D. 1776, cont. calf, upr cover loose. (1)
* Ex libris Maurice Craig.More details ›
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Crofton Croker (T.) Legends of the Lakes; or, Sayings and Doings at Killarney, 2 vols. 12mo L. 1829. First Edn., map frontis Vol. I, 2 decor. titles, cont. calf, rebacked; also Wright (Rev. G.N.) A Guide to the Lakes of Killarney, 12mo L. 1822. First Edn., engd. frontis, engd. map & 4 plts. complete, uncut, cont. mor. backed boards. Scarce. (3)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €150
Ware (James) De Hibernia & Antiquitatibus ejus, Disquisitiones, 12mo L. 1654. FIRST EDN., red & bl. title, engd. Map of Ireland, & Plan of Lough Derg, but lacking frontis & signature K.p. 128 / 129, later full vellum, decor. spine.
* G. Noble Plunketts copy inscribed by him; also inscribed J.F. Knott, 27 April ’81. (1)More details ›
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Connor (Bernard) Evengelium Medici: sev Medicina Mystica; De Suspensis Naturae Legibus sive de Miraculis,… Sm. 8vo Jene (H. Christophorum Croekerum) 1724. Fourth Edn. [XVI] 193, pp., almost cont. hf. calf, professional re-back, raised bands, mor. labels. Rare. (1)More details ›
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Binding: de Ripperda (Duke) Memoirs of …., 8vo L. 1740. First Edn. hf. title, title inscribed Drogheda, cont. panel calf each cover stamped with the armorial bearing of Earl of Drogheda. V. good. (1)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €380
Barton / Childers Associations
[Russell (George)] ‘A.E.’ Imaginations and Reveries, 8vo D. & L. 1915. First Edn., Signed by R.C. Barton Xmas 1915,’ cloth; Mac Enri (Dr. S.P.) A Handbook of Modern Irish, in 4 Parts 8vo D. 1911 – 1918, cloth. Signed in Irish by Robert Barton T.D. & with numerous annots. in Irish by Barton; another volume signed by R.C. Barton; A.E. – The House of the Titans and other Poems, L. 1934, First Edn., signed by Gratchen Warren, sister of Molly Childers; & 2 books signed by Margaret C. Osgood, (Molly Childers). Rare Associations.
* Robert Barton embarked on learning Irish when he got interested in Politics. (6)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €340
Joyce (James) Finnegans Wake, L. 1957; also Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 8vo L. 1926. Both in recent attractive hf. green mor., marble sides, tooled gilt spine, raised bands; Poems Penyeach, 8vo L. 1933, wrappers, in later cloth backed boards. A v. good clean lot. (3)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €160
Military: Crooks (J.J.) History of the Royal Irish Regiment of Artillery, 8vo D. 1914. First Edn., port. frontis & 1 other port. orig. cloth, gilt, in recent slipcase.
* Signed Pres. Copy. (1)More details ›