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Image for Ireland & Europe: In Times of World Change : Humbert International School Chronicle and Drectory 1987-2002

Ireland & Europe: In Times of World Change : Humbert International School Chronicle and Drectory 1987-2002

By: Cooney, John; McGarry, Tony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Humbert International School Publication: 2002

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27455

ISBN: 095273348X

Condition: Fine


Crisp clean book with just a tiny wear spot to tip of upper front corner. Tightly bound with clean pages and page edges. Dustjacket is also nc ice with no tears or chips and will arrive in brand new mylar. Measures 6-1/4" x 10-1/4" and has 378 pages. Book is SIGNED and inscribed on title page by author, John Cooney, thus, "To -------, To introduce you to Humbertland. and to recall our day in ?, Dublin. John, Cooney, Saturday May 26, 2006."Book is illustra... View more info

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James Clarence Mangan

By: Donaghy, Henry J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1974

Seller ID: 17618IN

ISBN: 0805713700

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean copy. No names or writing. Red boards show gilt printing to face and spine. Only fault is a bit of softening to rear corners, but no crumpling. Pages pristine. Brings to light the poetry of a little known Irish Romantic poet of the early 19th century who has been called the Irish Poe, both for the life and poetic similarities between the two writers. Includes both biography and literary criticism. 141 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The Abbey Theatre: Ireland's National Theatre, The First 100 Years

By: Fitz-Simon, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Thames & Hudson: 2003

Seller ID: 27519

ISBN: 0500284261

Condition: NEW


Crisp BRAND NEW book still in publisher's original shrinkwrap. Measures 8"x9-1/4" with 208 pages. The historic theatre is located in Dublin and produces plays by the greatest Irish writers of the modern age, including W.B. Yeats, J.M. Synge, Sean O'Casey and Brian Friel. Book is illustrated with cartoons, sketches and photographs. Text covers actors, directors and playwrights of the 20th-century. It also contains a complete list of plays produced at the Abbey Theatre... View more info

The Most Beautiful Villages of Ireland

By: Fitz-Simon, Christopher

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23485

ISBN: 0500019983

Condition: Fine


Exquisite book oversized at 10-1/4" x 12-1/2" with 258 full color photographs. The ville ages are all located in Ulster, Leinster, Connacht, and Munster. In addition to its beauty, the book is also pracitcal offering information on markets, hotels, restaurants, and historic sites. Book is also without defect and will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. It isn't even price-clipped. 207 pages. View more info

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City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara

By: Gooch, Brad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28099

ISBN: 0394571185

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book -- nio names or writing, No tears or chips, no price-clip, and no remainder marks.. Jacket looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Frank O'Hara was the brother of actress, Maureen O'Hara, and an integral persona in the literary world of New York during the 1950's and 60's. Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 532 pages. View more info

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Elementary Treatises on the Fundamental Principles of Practical Mathematics (First Edition)

By: Horsley, Samuel (Lord Bishop of Rochester)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clardenon Press: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26095

Condition: Very Good


a beautiful rebind -- cover in fine condition with an overall clean and nice text with only minor foxing scattered lightly. Two previous owner bookplates have been removed from original and placed again here on the front pastedown. The lower one is contemporary, but the one on top reads Earl of Brandon. a title in the Irish Peerage. It was created for Francis Bernard who was elected a peer in 1800, a year before this book was printed. He was followed by the Second Earl o... View more info

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Ireland's Love Poems: Wonder and A Wild Desire

By: Jeffares, A. Norman (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., W. W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23642

ISBN: 0393043169

Condition: Very Good


Lovely book, clean and bright inside and out. No names or writing, n and no tears or chips to jacket, not even a price-clip. Book will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. the only defect is a small flat crease to lower front corner (see photo). It measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 363 pages. The poems are both ancient and modern and written by both men and women. Among the poets are Frank O'Connor, Oliver goldsmith,Oscar Wilde, Thomas Moore, Brendan KennellyJames Joce, Si... View more info

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Ireland Crossroads of Art and Design 1690-1840

By: Laffan, William; Monkhouse, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 277340

ISBN: 0865592721

Condition: Fine


This is a sumptuous book with many color illustrations (see photos) and is in excellent condfition, pristine inside and out. It's oversized at 9-1/2" across and 11" tall and has 288 pages. There is no crease to spine and no names or writing. Text is divided into two parts :People and Places and The Arts of Ireland -- pastels, mezzotints, miniaiture portraits on enamel and ivory, furniture, silversmithing, ceramics, glass, textiles, bookbinding and musical inst... View more info

Image for Eighteenth Century Life: Ireland, 1798-1998 From Revolution to Revisionism and Beyond  (Academic Journal November, 1998 )

Eighteenth Century Life: Ireland, 1798-1998 From Revolution to Revisionism and Beyond (Academic Journal November, 1998 )

By: MacCubbin, Robert P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The College of William and Mary; The Johns Hopkins University Press - See more at: http://www.garrisonhouseephemera.com/si/1052.html#sthash.yLFv1reS.dpuf: 1998

Edition: Vol. 22, No. 3

Seller ID: 26023

Condition: Fine


Eighteenth Century Life was printed tri-annually in 1998, but each issue has its own title. This one is devoted to Ireland and is made up of a compendium of articles by various authors. The chapters are entitled thus: The Dublin Stage in the 1770's and Early 1780's; William Sampson, United Irish Satirist and Songwriter; Poetry in Irish Popular Insurgency and the 1798 Rebellion; Continued Presbyterian Resistance in the Aftermath of the Rebellion of 1798; Anti-Catholicism,... View more info

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The Lost Houses of Ireland: A Chronicle of the Great Houses and the Families who Lived There

By: MacDonnell, Randal

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2002

Seller ID: 27855

ISBN: 029784301X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is beautiful inside and out. There's only one defect, a small remainder mark at the bottom edge tucked away by the spine. Otherwise pristine inside and out. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar. This is a big book measuring 10" x 11-1/2" with 232 pages. Has not been price-clipped. Book is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. An architectural history and a history of the owners of these lost homes. Some have fallen in ruins, other have beco... View more info

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The Last Snake in Ireland: A Story about St. Patrick (SIGNED

By: Macgill-Callahan, Sheila; Hillenbrand, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Holiday House: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Artist

Seller ID: 28232

ISBN: 0823414256

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean as new. No defect of note and dustjacket will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. Price has not been clipped and the artist signed it on the front endpapers, but also drew a picture of the snake (see photo)! It's a lovely book, one that adults would enjoy reading to the kids -- especially if they have a soft spot for Ireland. The author and artist collaborated to tell the famous story of how St. Patrick rid Ireland of snakes. Book measures 9-1/2" high and... View more info

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The Sea In Winter (Derek Mahon SIGNED Limited Edition)

By: Mahon, Derek

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Massachusetts and Ireland, The Deerfield Press, The Gallery Press: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 27401

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book, elegant in its simplicity. Pristine inside and out and jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Book was published simultaneously in Masaachusetts and Ireland in a print run of just 300 copies. SIGNED by Mahon on colophon page at back. The poem is augmented by an illustration by Timothy Engelland. Derek Mahon is an Irish poet, born in Ulster, Northern Ireland. The book measures 6-1/4"x9" and is comprised of a single poem. Other signed limited ed... View more info

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John McGahern: The Collected Stories

By: McGahern, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Knopf: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23145

ISBN: 0679419136

Condition: Fine


Lovely book, well kept by previous owner. No bumps to boards, no names or writing, no chips or tears, and no price clip. Only faults are a small abrasion at top of front flap just below the printed price and a tiny blue spot on the lavender top edge. Book is bound in khaki colored paper over boards with a light green cloth spine. Thirty-eight stories fill 408 pristine pages. View more info

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The Leap (SIGNED Limited Ed.)

By: Montague, John

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Old Deerfield, Mass; Dublin, Ireland, The Deerfield Press, The Gallery Press: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 28138

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean -- as new. Ptistine inside and out with no defects. Plain dustacket is elegant and will arrive in a brand new mylar. Book is SIGNED by Montague at back on limitation page where it is stated that this is one of 300 pff the press. The content of the book include two poems The Leap and Crossing. The Leap is illustrated with two beautiful works rendered by Tuimothy Engelland for the Leap. Book measures 6"x9" and has six pages of text. View more info

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Four Poems (Martin O Direain SIGNED Limited Edition)

By: O Direain, Mairtin

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Massachusetts and Ireland, Deerfield Publishing and Gallery Publishing: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition of 300 Copies

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 27394

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean inside and out with no tears or chips and pristine pages and page edges. The book is beautiful in its simple plainess with lovely paper and two color illustrations by Timothy Engelland. Jacket is protected by brand new mylar cover. The book w s published simultaneously in Massachusetts and Ireland and hand boud in Ireland. It's also SIGNED by the poet at the back of the book. O Direain spoke Gaelic until he was an older teen and continued to write poetry ... View more info

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Killarney Legends (1920's)

By: O'Cahill, Donal

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tralee, Kerry Ireland, The Kerryman Limited:

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 25928

Condition: Very Good


This is a charming little booklet filled with stories of the legends of Killarney published by the author and printed by the The Kerryman Limited of Tralee, Republic of Ireland. It measures 4-1/2"x7" and the cover art was rendered by Fergus O'Ryan. The booklet was likely made for the tourist trade as many of the ads are for hotels, bars, and various travel aids. The stories include, but aren't limited to: the origin of the Killarney Lakes, the legend of Muckross Abbey, O... View more info

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Monumental Classic Architecture in Great Britain and Ireland

By: Richardson, A. E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 25427

ISBN: 0393014517

Condition: Fine


Book itself is crisp and clean with no names or marginalia. Jacket is likewise clean and attractive marred ony by a small tear to upper back corner near spine which appears to have been glued, as a small spot is a bit darker than the surrounding paper.Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 124 pristine pages.Many black and white photographs show interior and exterior views. A survey of monumental architecture from 1730 to 1875. Originally published in 1914. View more info

Image for Passengers from Ireland; Lists of Passengers Arriving at American Ports 1811 and 1817  Transcribed from The Shamrock or Hibernean Chronicle

Passengers from Ireland; Lists of Passengers Arriving at American Ports 1811 and 1817 Transcribed from The Shamrock or Hibernean Chronicle

By: Schlegel, Donald M.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Genealogical Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: 28141

ISBN: 0806308702

Condition: Very Good


Crisp, with no names or writing -- blue green boards unbumped and gilt is bright to face and spine. . A total of 7,308 names of Irish immigrants who arrived in America from 1811-1817. Index of surnames at back. 158 pages. Book measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4" View more info

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A History of the William Carroll Family of Allegany County, New York

By: Stevenson, Kenyon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: York, Pennsylvania, The York Printing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 28031

Condition: Fine Condition


Pristine book, seemingly never read. Paper over boards clean as a whistle as is the title box affixed to front board. The burgundy cloth spine shows no wear and contents are pristine with no names or writing. Cream colored paper is substantial and accomdates photographs nicely. This branch of the Carroll family descends from the O'Carrolls of Ireland in the beginng and later from Carolls of County Cork, Ireland. The William Carroll of the title was a soldier in the Am... View more info

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Constance de Markievicz in the Cause of Ireland

By: Van Voris, Jacquieline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amherst, Masachusetts, The Universty of Massachusetts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28290

Condition: Near Fine


Constance de Markievicz, the wife of a Polish count, played an amazing role in the Irish Cause a role which had she been a man would have been executed. She was a leader of the Citizen Army during the Easter Rising of 1926, as seocnd-in command of the forces at St. Stephen's Green, she held out for six days against the Brtisih. The book is excellent condition other than a small silver streak on the back cover. There is no spine crease, no names ow r wirtin and book si c... View more info