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The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas Galway.
(Galway: O'Gorman Ltd, nd.) (196-?)
8vo., orig. wrappers, (16)pp. Fine.

$35     Book Number: 19116         Order / Enquire

The Life of James First Duke of Ormonde 1610-1688.
London: John Murray, 1912. In two volumes. First edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. rust cloth, (xvi), 534; 458pp. Name o/w a near fine copy.

$200     Book Number: 27631         Order / Enquire

CARR, John.
The Stranger In Ireland; Or, A Tour In The Southern And Western Parts of That Country, In The Year 1805.
London: Printed for Richard Phillips, .... 1806. First edition.
4to., recently rebound with tan calf spine, marble boards, raised bands, blindstamped decoration in compartments, leather label, (xvi), (1)-530, (2) Titlepage has been professionally reinforced along the outer edge, tear on p/ vii/viii has been professionally repaired, some light scattered foxing but in fact a near fine copy.
JOHN CARR [1772–1832], travel writer, was born in London on 6 December 1772. He was called to the bar at the Middle Temple but gave up the law to travel for health reasons and published accounts illustrated by his own sketches of his journeys in various European countries. After the success of The Stranger in Paris (1803) he published A Northern Summer (1805) and The Stranger in Ireland (1806)., A Tour through Holland followed in 1807. The rapidity with which he turned out his books and their superficiality began to attract comment and earned him the nickname ‘the jaunting car’. In 1807 his Irish book was satirized by Edward Dubois in My pocket-book, or, Hints for a ‘ryghte merrie and conceitede’ tour, in quarto, to be called, ‘The stranger in Ireland’. For this satire the publishers were prosecuted in 1809. Dubois had mocked not only the style of Carr's books but also their profitability to Carr and his publishers and the trial revealed that Carr had received £1900 for his four travel books. Carr lost his case. Undeterred by Dubois's satire, in 1808 he published Caledonian Sketches which in turn became the subject of a witty review by Sir Walter Scott in the Quarterly Review. His last travel book, Descriptive Travels in … Spain, appeared in 1811. Lord Byron, who had met Carr in Cadiz, refers to him in some suppressed stanzas of canto 1 of Childe Harolde as ‘Green Erin's knight and Europe's wandering star’. Carr also published two volumes of poetry and a play. (DNB)

$3000     Book Number: 28346         Order / Enquire

Instructions For The Small Farmers of Ireland, On The Cropping And Culture of Their Farms By.....Recommended by The Royal Agricultural Improvement Society of Ireland.
Dublin: William Curry, 1847.
Sm.8vo., cont. self-wrappers which have been reinforced by contemporary paper along the spine which makes it impossible to tell if it was issued in self wrappers or whether it is disbound, (36)pp. A nice copy.

$150     Book Number: 21509         Order / Enquire

CONWELL, Eugene Alfred.
Discovery of the Tomb of Ollamh Fodhla (Ollav Fola) Ireland's Most Famous Monarch and Law-Maker Upwards of Three Thousand Years Ago.
Dublin: McGlashan & Gill, .... 1873. First edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. green cloth, (x), 69pp. Lacking the front free e/paper o/w a near fine copy.

$185     Book Number: 28462         Order / Enquire

COYNE, J. Stirling, N.P. Willis, Etc.
The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland. Illustrated in One Hundred and Twenty Engravings by W.H. Bartlett. With Historical and Descriptive Text by.....
London: Virture & Co., nd. (1842). Two volumes bound in one as issued.
4to., orig. green cloth with decoration in gilt and black on the covers, elaborate gilt on the spine, (iv), 124, (iv), 108pp. Bookplate, two plates supplied from another copy, one has been trimmed so the margins are approx. 1" less, some scattered foxing and slight browning in the margins of some plates, light wear to the foot of the spine but in fact a better than very good, attractive copy.

$1250     Book Number: 33616         Order / Enquire

Ireland: A Cultural Encyclopaedia.
New York: Facts on File, (1983). First edition.
Sm.4to., cloth, 256pp. Fine in d/w.

$65     Book Number: 19121         Order / Enquire

Historical Reminiscences of Dublin Castle From 849 to 1904.
Dublin: Sealy, Bryers and Walker, 1904. Sixth edition. (so stated).
Square 12mo., orig. light blue cloth, 116pp. Near fine.

$75     Book Number: 21035         Order / Enquire

The Irish Question. I. History of an Idea. II. Lessons of the Election.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. First U.S. edition. (published in Edinburgh as "Speeches On ...." )
8vo., orig. yellow printed wrappers, (58), (6) A fine copy.

$200     Book Number: 24330         Order / Enquire

A History of the Siege of Londonderry And Defence of Enniskillen, In 1688 and 1689, With Historical Poetry and Biographical Notes, & c. By....The Battles of the Boyne, Athlone and Aughriim, the Siege and Capitulation of Limerick by Lord MacCaulay. With a Brief Introduction by the Rev. W.M. Punshon.
Toronto: Maclear & Co., 1869. First Canadian edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. brown cloth, xvi, 319, (1)pp. ads. Spine and perimeter of covers very slightly faded o/w this is a fine copy.

$400     Book Number: 30513         Order / Enquire

GWYNN, Stephen.
Ireland Its Places of Beauty Entertainment Sport and Historic Association.
London: George C. Harrap, (1927). "The Kitbag Travel Books."
Sm.8vo., orig. green cloth, 278pp. Very good.

$50     Book Number: 21036         Order / Enquire

GWYNN, Stephen.
The Fair Hills of Ireland. With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson.
Dublin: Maunsel and Co., 1906.
8vo., orig. medium green cloth with elaborate decoration in gilt on the upper cover and spine, 416pp. Ink stain on the lower corner (about 1 square inch) from pp.325 onwards, not affecting text o/w a nice copy.

$75     Book Number: 21039         Order / Enquire

Parnell A Biography.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1937. First U.S. edition.

Fine in a nice d/w.

$50     Book Number: 28666         Order / Enquire

HEAD, Francis B.
A Fortnight In Ireland.
Auburn and Buffalo: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1854.
8vo., orig. cloth, (viii), 216pp. Spine faded o/w a near fine copy.

$125     Book Number: 24326         Order / Enquire

Letters and Leaders of My Day.
New York: Frederick Stokes, 1929. In two volumes. First U.S. edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. green cloth, 356; 357-678pp. Fine.

$165     Book Number: 21040         Order / Enquire

The Origin and History of Irish Place Names. (First Series). WITH: The Origin and History of Irish Place Names (Second Series).
Dublin: McGlashan & Gill, 1875. Fourth edition of the First Series. First edition of the Second Series. With a presentation inscription from the author on the e/paper of the Second Series.
8vo., orig. green cloth with a small circular gilt decoration on the upper covers, xviii, 593, (2); viii, 509, (3) Inner front hinge of volume two cracked, some minor rubbing o/w near fine.

$500     Book Number: 21623         Order / Enquire

Seventy Years Of Irish Life Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences.
London: Edward Arnold, 1893. First edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. green cloth, (xii), 306, 16pp. ads dated "November 1893." Inner hinges cracked, spine slightly cocked o/w very good.
W.R. Le Fanu, younger brother of novelist Sheridan Le Fanu, wrote these reminiscences late in his life and it was his only work. He hoped to "jot down some recollections of my earlier days, and to publish some of the Irish stories which from time to time, in my long life, I have heard." Le Fanu covers a wide range of topics, from the more serious; political problems to the lighter topics of Irish peasant life, "fairies" and the Blarney Stone to name a few.

$225     Book Number: 787         Order / Enquire

LECKEY, William Edward Hartpole.
The Leaders of Public Opinion In Ireland: Swift--Flood--Grattan--O'Connell.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1871. A New edition, revised and enlarged.
8vo., orig. cloth, xxiv, 320, dated "April 1885." Near fine.

$125     Book Number: 13198         Order / Enquire

LEHANE, Brendan.
The Companion Guide to Ireland.
London: Collins, 1973. First edition.
8vo., cloth, 480pp. Fine in d/w.

$65     Book Number: 23759         Order / Enquire

Sunny Memories of Ireland's Scenic Beauties. Killarney.
Dublin: Published and Photographically Illustrated by F.H. Mares, 1867. First edition.
Sm.4to., orig. green cloth with gilt decoration on the upper cover, A.E.G., (66)pp. recto only. Mark from the removal of a bookplate, some very minor wear to the spine ends o/w a near fine copy.

$850     Book Number: 23039         Order / Enquire

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