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...<b> Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction. </b><br>, Anderson, Christopher
1 Anderson, Christopher ... Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction.

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1830.
 Second Edition Enlarged.
 Hardcover.
 7.5 inches tall; 358 pages with one page publisher's advertisement.
 
Early document important regarding the origins of the Irish Language.

Beginning with a sketch of the literary history of the Irish with notices of the eminent men whom that country produced from the seventh century downwards.

Additionally, an account of the schools of learning of early and modern date which have been instituted for the Irish and of the various attempts to employ the Irish tongue as a branch and medium of education. [from The Eclectic Review, Volume 30. Taylor. 1828]

Professionally Rebound in mustard colored cloth, spine titles in black. Bindery sticker on rear paste-down. Former library marks on title page, no other evidence of previous ownership. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.
 
Price: 75.00 USD

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...<b>  Report to the Council from the Planning and Reconstruction Committee</b><br>, Crossland, James
2 Crossland, James ... Report to the Council from the Planning and Reconstruction Committee

Belfast, No. Ireland: The Royal Society of Ulster Architects [c1947] No date, gift inscription of 1947.
 Only Edition.
 Hardcover.
 SIGNED by the author/editor.
 12.75 inches tall.
 
We found no other copies located in OCLC/World Cat.

Wonderfully illustratred:10 Tipped in photographs, Scale drawings. The numerous photographs are all original, so this book is either one of a kind or very limited in production.

According to the table of contents subjects include Primary Considerations; Nature of the Area: Farms and Farming, The coastline, Railroads; Population Distribution, The Loughs, Astectic Aspects, ....Traffic by Roads, bridges, tunnels.....Traffic by Rail; Air, Water: Coast and Inland. And much more…..

A mimeographed report that has been bound in to boards. Upper corner bumped. previous owner's name and bookplate on front free end-page. Occasional margin notes and text corrections.
 
Price: 150.00 USD

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...<b>Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland </b>, Forbes, Allan
3 Forbes, Allan ...Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland
New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1936.
 First Edition, Thus.
 Hardcover in presentation box.
 
Two volumes printed as one in a presentation box. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions from old prints.

No flaw to book to note. Has a gift inscription. Clean and tight. Box has light Handling wear to corners.

Connecting links between cities and towns of New England and those of the same name in England Ireland and Scotland. Containing narratives, descriptions and many views some done from old prints. Also much information pertaining to the founders and settlers of New England and to their memorials on both sides of the Atlantic.br> 
Price: 135.00 USD

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...<b>Irish Houses & Castles.</b>, Guinness, Desmond; Ryan, William
4 Guinness, Desmond; Ryan, William ...Irish Houses & Castles.
New York: Studio Books; The Viking Press 1974. 0670401218 / 9780670401215 Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Gently handled, No flaws to note. Minimal shelf handling. B/W and color photographs.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b> Northern Ireland </b>, Hill, Ian
5 Hill, Ian ... Northern Ireland
Belfast, No. Ireland: The Blackstaff Press, 1986 0856403652 / 9780856403651 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 Photography by Robert Blair & Bill Kirk 
Fully illustrated with stunning color photography showing the rich variety of Northern Ireland's landscapes in 170 photographs.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Seventy Years Of Irish Life Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences.</b>, Le Fanu , W. R.
6 Le Fanu , W. R. ...Seventy Years Of Irish Life Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences.
London: Macmillan, 1894 Hardcover.
 
Bindings square and tight. Top edge gilt. Text clean though with a spot through page 17, heavy for the first few pages; A few pages opened [edge] poorly. Some handling wear with rubbed corners and spine tips, 325 pages with adverts. 7.75 inches tall.

The author, W.R. Le Fanu, younger brother of novelist Sheridan Le Fanu, wrote these reminiscences late in his life and it was his only published 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.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b> The Islands of Ireland </b>, Nutan
7 Nutan ... The Islands of Ireland
London and New York: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 2005.
 0500512582 / 9780500512586 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 280 color illustrations.
 
A profusely illustrated, revelatory tour of Ireland's little-known islands.

The Irish photojournalist Nutan sailed from island to island, meeting the inhabitants, capturing the special light, recording the distinctive landscapes that are undeveloped and still relatively free of tourism.

The magnificent scenery exerts a singular charm, and the jagged rocks, strong currents, and mercurial winds lend a magical dimension to these islands.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Still in shrink wrap.
 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>  Songs And Poems Of Ireland [Volume IV]</b><br>, Robinson, Thomas A. Rev., The Baird Of Lough Erne
8 Robinson, Thomas A. Rev., The Baird Of Lough Erne ... Songs And Poems Of Ireland [Volume IV]

Rhode Island: Self Published. No date; c1940.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 
SIGNED with non-personalized inscription by the author. 60+ lovely poems about Ireland, all subjects. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. 8.75 inches tall.
 
Price: 24.00 USD
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...<b> Invitation to Ireland. The Emerald Isle </b><br>, [author unknown]
9 [author unknown] ... Invitation to Ireland. The Emerald Isle

England: Browne and Nolan, Limited, No date; circa 1930.
 Folded brochure.
 
Eight panel folded promotional booklet. 16 x 9 inches when unfolded. 4 x 9 inches unfolded.

Published in the 1930’s by The Government of Ireland at Dublin. Contains test and b/w photographs. Passport and visa information. Travel arrangements.

No copies found on WorldCat/OCLC.
 
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b>VIEWS IN WICKLOW AND KILLARNEY From Original Drawings by T.L. Rowbotham with Archaeological, Historical, Poetical, and Descriptive Notes. </b>, [Ireland] Compiled by Loftie, Rev. W. J.
10 [Ireland] Compiled by Loftie, Rev. W. J. ...VIEWS IN WICKLOW AND KILLARNEY From Original Drawings by T.L. Rowbotham with Archaeological, Historical, Poetical, and Descriptive Notes.
New York: Scribner / Welford/Armstrong. 1875. First American Edition. Hardcover.

 Chromolithographs present in addition to the Initial Vignettes and numerous in-text wood engravings. 
Contents: The Dargle, Glendalough, The Lakes of Killarney & Glengarrif.

Green cloth boards with Stamped designed with gilt on front; blindstamped on rear. All edges gilt. Light shelf handling. Titles in red with minor rub/loss. Corners lightly bumped. Bindings firm, Text clean. .[Page 71 is shown as page 74 and continues on, no lack of content.] Moderate even toning. Text outlined. 8.75 inches tall. 83 pages.

A seldom seen title, rarely in this nice of condition.

Thomas Charles Leeson Rowbotham (1823 Dublin - 30 June 1875 ), Irish watercolour landscape and marine artist and lithographer, was the son of the watercolour artist, Thomas Leeson Scrase Rowbotham (1783–1853). He was trained by his father and first did serious work in 1847 on a sketching trip to Wales. His work was exhibited at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street Gallery and other prestigious galleries of the time and he was elected an associate of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1848 and a full member in 1851.

He succeeded his father as Professor of Drawing at the Royal Naval School, New Cross in Greenwich. They collaborated on The Art of Painting in Watercolours, and he provided the illustrations for his father's work, The Art of Sketching from Nature.

He published several works of English, Scottish and Irish scenery.

 
Price: 265.00 USD

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...<b>Sketches of Irish Character  </b><br>, [Ireland] Hall, Mrs. S. C.
11 [Ireland] Hall, Mrs. S. C. ...Sketches of Irish Character

New York: E. Ferrett and Company, 1845
 Illustrated Edition.
 Hardcover.
 10 inches tall. 383 pages.
 Illustrated with wonderful chapter headers and footers.
 
These “Sketches” describing the culture of the Irish are focused on County Wexford and in particular the parish of Bannow.

Half leather with marbled endpages. Spine decorated in gilt with six partitions. Two title pages one tissue-guarded Lithograph with elaborate with full color and decorations. Previous owner's name on second title page. Slight shelf lean.Some spotting mainly on perimeter of pages. Text bright and extremely readable.

A lovely engraved first initial starts each chapter. Five engraved plates some lacking tissue-guards. Wear to edges with rubs.
 
Price: 125.00 USD

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...<b>Dublin ; A Study in Environment.  </b>, [Ireland] Harvey, John
12 [Ireland] Harvey, John ...Dublin ; A Study in Environment.
London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1949.
 First Edition – First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Color Frontispiece. Illustrated with plates: Drawings Photographs and Maps [160 in all].
 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is price-clipped and in clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 29.95 USD
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...<b> Irish Gold </b><br>, [Ireland] Hinkson, Pamela
13 [Ireland] Hinkson, Pamela ... Irish Gold

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.
 First Edition – First Printing. [American]
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
A Book full of the magic of the Irish countryside and the elusive beauty of Ireland itself.

Pamela Hinkson is the only daughter of Irish poet Katharine Tynan; although she was born in London, she spent most of her childhood at the Tynan family home in County Mayo, Ireland, where her father was a resident magistrate.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in clear protective Mylar sleeve Minimal handling wear. White of rear panel toned.
 
Price: 49.95 USD

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...<b>Atlas and Cyclopedia or Ireland   </b><br>, [Ireland] Sullivan, A. M.; Nunan, P. D.; Joyce, P. W.
14 [Ireland] Sullivan, A. M.; Nunan, P. D.; Joyce, P. W. ...Atlas and Cyclopedia or Ireland

New York: Murphy & McCarthy, Publishers, 1900.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 The work is lavishly illustrated with photographic plates, portraits of Irish historical figures, and color maps.
 
Part I. A comprehensive Delineation of the Thiry-Two Counties, with a Beautifully Colored Map of Each, Arranged Alphabetically, Showing Over 11,000 Cities, Towns, Villages, and Places of Public Interest. Part II. The General History

Unpaginated atlas / x/281 pages. Width: 9" Height: 11.5". This title contains two books in one, with the atlas portion unpaginated.

Text in double columns; additional chromolithographed title, 32 chromolithographed maps, 1 other chromolithographed plate, & numerous b/w plates & full-page.

Bindings tight and square bound in black cloth with stamped gilt lettering on the spine. The pages show scattered light marginal smudging and foxing. Minimal shelf handling.

 
Price: 225.00 USD

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...<b> Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects </b><br>, [Irish History: pre-1850] Giles, Henry
15 [Irish History: pre-1850] Giles, Henry ... Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects

New York: D. & J. Sadlier & CO., 1869 First Edition, Thus.
 Leather Hardcover.
 
Henry Giles after moving to the United Sates in 1840 wrote, lectured and was well-received. He was a Unitarian minister born in County Wexford to a Roman Catholic family, Giles changed his religious belief several times, becoming a Protestant and a Dissenter and finally a Unitarian.

 
Price: 29.95 USD

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