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Letters From A. E. - Selected And Edited By Alan Denson. With A Foreword By Dr. Monk Gibbon

By: A.E. Denson, alan. (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman: 1961

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: Q626

Condition: Fine


xliii, 288pp. 7 plates. Burgundy boards, gilt. No fading or wear. George William Russell (1867-1935) who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A.E.), was an Irish Irish nationalist, writer, editor, critic, poet, and artistic painter. View more info

ANNO REGNI GEORGII III AN ACT

By: Americana]

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: London, Charles Eyre and William Strahan: 1776

Edition: Original Issue First Printing

Seller ID: M1486

Condition: Fine


'PROHIBITORY ACT' 215-244pp; Cap.V 1776. AN IMPORTANT ACT IN THE STORY OF AMERICA AND THE REVOLUTION. A fine example with clean fresh paper, wide margins and a strong dark type impression. "It throws thirteen colonies out of the royal protection, levels all distinctions, and makes us independent in spite of our supplications and entreaties... It may be fortunate that the act of independency should come from the British Parliament rather than the American Congress" [John Adams] 'Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, and Hiberniae, Vicesimo. Decimo Secto. At the Parliament begun and ho... View more info

THE PRESENT STATE OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

By: Anon.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, J. Brotherton, et al: 1738

Edition: The Eighth Edition, Enlarged

Seller ID: Le580

Condition: V.g.


In Three Parts Containing an Accurate and Impartial Account of These Famous Islands, of Their Several Counties, and Inhabitants . of the Vast, Populous, and Opulent City. . . Original, Language.. Original worn full calf with five raised bands and black morocco labels. Frontis. portrait of George II, [iv preface]. Part One Great Britain [South] 308; 251; Part Two Great Britain [North] [iv], ii, 253, [iii contents], Part Three Ireland. 111; 51.[i] pp; Dominions in Germany 51 , [i]pp Folding Geneology Plan. Containing an Accurate and Impartial Account of These Famous Islands, of Their Several C... View more info

GAINSBOROUGH & His Place In English Art

By: Armstrong, Walter

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1898

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: L1446

Condition: Fine


214pp. 62 photogravures and 10 lithographic facsimiles in color. A fine copy with red buckram cloth, gilt with monogram to the front board, unfaded or worn. Some light foxing. Top-edge-gilt, remainder uncut. Sir Walter Armstrong was Director of the National Gallery, Ireland. Engraved bookplate of Sir Arthur C. Churchman Bart. View more info

THE SAVING OF IRELAND Industrial, Financial, Political,

By: Baden-Powell, Sir George,

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1898

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C268

Condition: V.g.


xvi,334pp, octavo, orig. green cloth, spineand extremities a little rubbed otherwise v.g. Irish politics at the turn of the century. View more info

A COMPLETE AND UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

By: Barclay, Rev. James

Price: £285.00

Publisher: Bungay, Brightly & Childs: 1812

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: W688

Condition: V.g.


Inc. 21 Hand Coloured Maps. Ist Bungay Edition..xxxiii, 928pp; A COLLECTION OF THE PRINCIPAL FLAGS OF ALL NATIONS IN THE WORLD [1813] 1 plate with a sailor holding the British Standard aloft a fortress and 15 plates of flags, all hand-coloured. Including the time table of ancient and modern history, plus the full "An Atlas of the Principal Places in the World. Bound with original HAND COLOUR MAPS 1.Folding dble/page Map of the World with two hemispheres dated 1807 2. Africa 1806. 3. North America 18[06]. 4.South America 1806. 5. Asia1806. 6. England and Wales 1807. 7. Europe. 8. France 18... View more info

A COMPLETE AND UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY 22 Maps

By: Barclay, Revd. James

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Bungay, Brightly & Childs: 1812

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Le538

Condition: V.g.


xxxiii, 929;30pp Flags. Original full calf now with detached boards. 22 hand-coloured maps by Barlow [this issue is earlier than the Thomas Moule map editons]. Double hemisphere folding map at front; Africa; North America; South America; Asia; Europe; England & Wales; France; Germany; West Indies [folding]; Ireland; Italy; Netherlands; Russia [folding]; The Seven United Provinces (Dutch possession); Poland; Spain and Portugal; Scotland; Turkey; Switzerland; Sweden; Denmark & Norway. All 22 maps nicely hand-coloured. Plus 16 hand-coloured flags as a supplement at the rear. Numerous prints inclu... View more info

BLACK'S TOURIST GUIDE TO IRELAND

By: Black, Adam and Charles

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black: 1886

Edition: Nineteenth edition

Seller ID: Pa556

Condition: V.g.


350pp, 120pp ads. Publisher's dark green cloth with harp gilt devise to the cover. Inner hingers cracked but sound. Rubbed binding. Folding map present in the rear envelope pocket and yellow advert. end-pages. View more info

TRAITE D'ORIGENE CONTRE CELSE

By: Bouhereau, Elie

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Amrsterdam, Henry Desbordes: 1700

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: W725

Condition: V.g.


Ou Defence De Las Religion Chretienne Contre Les Accusations Des Paiens.. [16] Preface, 480pp. Attractive engraved frontis. plate and title page in red and black lettering. Elie Bouhereau was a French Huguenot refugee who travelled to Ireland and the first librarian of Marsh's Library the first public library in Ireland.. He translated Contra Celsus a third century Christian work. Quarter calf with four raised bands and marbled boards. All edges marbled with matching end-papers. Later binding but a very tight and clean text block. 24 x 18 cms.French text. View more info

St. Petersburg and Moscow: A Visit to the Court of the Czar [2 Vols in 1]

By: Bourke, Richard Southwell

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1846

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and dedication by the author

Seller ID: MJ102

Condition: Fine


x,274; 276pp. Original full black leather binding with blind-stamped ornate borders and devices. Gilt titles and bands. Fine decorative patterned period end-papers. A lovely tight and clean copy. A.e.g. LONG INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR. 'To Eliot Warburton as a token of gratitude for that kind interest and valuable advice to which the following pages owe what ever merit they possess - Palmerston October 25th 1846. Eliot Warburton was the eminent travel writer and Palmerston the counrty seat of Bourke in Ireland. Written in a bold scrawling hand with corrections! BOURKE, RICHARD SOUTHWELL, six... View more info

A NEW AND ACCURATE MAP OF IRELAND

By: Bowen, Emanuel

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, E. Bowen: 1747

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Map881

Condition: Fine


Laid down from the best Authorities extant, and regulated by Astronom. Observat.. An original printed map with outline hand-colour to the coast-line and cartouche at the left upper corner. A lovely plate impressed map with sharp clear engraving and a long text description to the lower right-hand corner. Nice description of 'The Nymph Bank' a fishing bank to the south of the Island. Emanuel Bowen (1694- 1767). Plate 31.7x22.0 paper 38.5 x 26.5 cms. Nice margins. From the 1747 'A Complete System of Geography'. View more info

A PHILOSOPHICAL SURVEY OF THE SOUTH OF IRELAND In a Series of Letters to John Watkinson

By: Campbell, Thomas.]

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell in the Strand.: 1777

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS333

Condition: V.g.


476pp. Frontis. and 5 copper-plate engravings [4 folding]. Original binding worn and front board detached but a fine, tight and clean text block. A scarce book in the first London edition. A second followed in 1778. Armorial bookplate of The Rt. Hon. Charles Bathurst, Lydney Park [1754-1831] View more info

TALES AND STORIES OF THE IRISH PEASANTRY,

By: Carleton, William,

Price: £95.00

Publisher: James Duffy, Dublin, 1854,:

Seller ID: D334


393pp, engraved frontis,engraved half-title-page [dated 1846], 6 full page plates by Phiz, octavo, orig. blind stamped red cloth, dec. gilt spine, sometime rebacked, neat pen inscription, some foxing esp. title and frontis. and a little grubby otherwise a tight v.g. copy. . View more info

EPISODES AND REFLECTIONS Being Some Records From The Life of Major-General Sir Wyndham Childs

By: Childs, Major-general Sir Wyndham

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1930

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT324

Condition: Fine


xi, 287; portrait frontispiece plate, 7 b/w plates. The author (1876-1946) had a long military career in South Africa, India, Wales, Ireland and WWI and became a senior police officer. One time second Lieut, 2nd Volunteer Battallion The Duke of Cornwall's Light Calvary. Neat hand-written previous owners bookplate pasted to the front free end-paper. View more info

THE WONDERS OF NATURE AND ART Volume One Only.;

By: Cobbett, C.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Reading, C. Cobbett and C. Micklewright: 1750

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa480

Condition: V.g.


..being an account of whatever is most curious and remarkable throughout the World...vi, contents [xii], 406pp. only 4 double-page folding plates present. All foling in fine condition. 1. View of Blenheim Palace, 2. Palace Gardens Herrenhausen, Hanover. 3.The Escurial Palace, Spain. 4. The West End of St. Peters Rome. This first volume covers Great Britain and Ireland; France, Spain and Portugal, Italy, Germany and Switzerland. [Four volumes made up the complete set this being Volume One only. Later cloth binding. 17.5 x 10.5 cms. A second edition of six volumes was published in 1768] View more info

A HISTORY OF THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION in England and Ireland

By: Cobbett, William

Price: £230.00

Publisher: London, Published By the Author: 1829

Seller ID: Z475

Condition: V.g.


ORIGINAL QUARTER GREEN CLOTH WITH BROWN BOARDS., PAPER LABELS.'Showing How That Event has Impoverished and Degraded the Main Body of the People in Those Countries, In a Series of Letters, Addressed to all Sensible and Just Englishmen'. Unpaginated. Volume one is the history and volume two is a list of all the Abbeys, Priories etc in England and Wales. Printed by B.Bensley, Andover. Small Cobbett 12pp book catalogue tipped-in bound at the rear listing and describing 'Mr Cobbett's Books'. First published in 16 parts between November 1824 and March 1826 this larger format edition was marketed a... View more info

THE LIFE OF MOTHER FRANCES MARY THERESA BALL Foundress in Ireland of the Institute

By: Coleridge, Henry James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Burns and Oates: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: V104

Condition: V.g.


xx, 368, [8]pp. Frontis. photo portrait. and photo plate of The Church, Loretto Abbey. Red cloth, paper label. Spine and label faded. Burns and Oates Quarterly Series Thirty-Third Volume. View more info

A Journal of the Life and Gospel Labours of John Conran, of Moyallen, in Ireland,

By: Conran, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Charles Gilpin: 1850

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: E544

Condition: re-bound


who died in the year 1827. Now first published from the original MSS......viii,248pp. Amateur sillouette portrait pasted down opposite title otherwise clean text. Neatly re-bound in purple cloth. The journal of the Irish preacher of the Society of Friends (Quaker), primarily of the years 1773-1822. View more info

THE HISTORY OF IRELAND Adapted for youth, schools, and families.

By: Corner, Julia

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Dean and Munday, Threadneedle Street: 1840

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT205

Condition: Fine


209, [ii ads]pp. Corner Miss (Julia) 1798-1875. No date but B.L. copy states [1840]. With frontis, 2 plates and a fine triple folding uncoloured map of Ireland pub. by Dean and Munsay, engraved by S. Clapp. Lacking the front free end-paper. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

PICTURE BOOK OF IRELAND

By: Country Life

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1954

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: A577

Condition: V.g.


58pp., 58 full page photographic plates, quarto, d.j., photographs by numerous photographers including W. A. Poucher. Attractive pictorial orange d.j. View more info