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The Manchester Outrage - A Fenian tragedy

By: Doughty, Jack

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oldham, Jade: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14828


Hardback, 217mm x 154mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 301+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with a little wear along top edge. Interesting book by an ex-rugby league player and boxing trainer in which he tells of an Irish terrorist atrocity of 1867 and its judicial aftermath. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Hyde, terrorism, martyr, hanging View more info

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The Western Island, or The Great Blasket

By: Flower, Robin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1945

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15347


Hardback, 193mm x 130mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , vi prelims, 141pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Ida M. Flower. Fair/Less than good. Book has been well read, spine and board edges faded, block edges grubby and book overall has darkened with age, but pages not marked. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and frayed at edges, some light stains and creasing and loss of 6-7 sq cm at top rear by spine. An accou... View more info

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In Search of the Craic - One Man's Pub Crawl Through Irish Music

By: Irwin, Colin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 2003

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16371


Hardback, 222mm x 140mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 256+pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean with light wear from handling, hint of foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Excellent tour of Ireland and traditional Irish music as played in the pubs and clubs of the Emerald Isle. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: folk, Celtic, fiddle, Gaelic View more info

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A Social Geography of Belfast

By: Jones, Emrys

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, OUP: 1960

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 4652


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 299pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Owners inscription. Block edges a little darkened, boards very faintly faded around edges, spine bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a little shelfwear and faint marking to rear. A scholarly attempt to set out the natural landscape, historical and social elements which together make the city of Be... View more info

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On an Irish Island

By: Kanigel, Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2012

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16370


Hardback, 242mm x 163mm green and cream card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, 320pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Book has been well read, some bumping and scuffing, also stains to block edges ragged as produced. Dustwrapper has light wear from handling. Account of life on the Great Blasket, an Irish island of pure Irish speakers which became in the early twentieth century a focus for a so-called Gaelic Renaissance. Catalog... View more info

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The Bold Fenian Men

By: Kee, Robert

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1976

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14847


Paperback, 219mm x 140mm , ix prelims, 303+pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Book has been well read, edges worn and grubby but pages clean. The second volume in "The Green Flag" - Kee's compelling history of irish nationalism - takes the story from the foundation of the Fenian movement up to the Easter Rising. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: 1916, Gladstone, Casement, Parnell View more info

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Blennerville - Gateway to Tralee

By: Kelly, Liam ; Lucid, Geraldine ; O'Sullivan Maria et al

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Tralee, Blennerville Windmill for Training and Employment Authority, Tralee: 1989

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 10094


Hardback, 315mm x 221mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 463pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Jane Savage. Good +++/Good. Gift Inscription. Large-scale book is tight and clean with little evidence of handling. Top of spine just a little worn. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear with chipping along top edges and to spine. Massively researched from primary sources, this is a superb social and c... View more info

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The Politics of the Irish Civil War

By: Kissane, Bill

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2968


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 264pp. plus index, Very Good/Very Good. Handul of pinpoint speckles on block edge. Rear bottom corner bumped. Dustwrapper has rear bottom corner bumped, resulting in 2sq mm loss, else near fine A scholarly account of the tumultuous events in Ireland which followed the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty, placing the Irish experience in the context of post-colonial experiences elsewhere. Catalogue: Ire... View more info

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Charles Stewart Parnell

By: Lyons, F.S.L.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1978

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14848


Paperback, 197mm x 130mm , 704+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, spine and front corner creased, light wear to edges, pages clean. Softcover edition of heavyweight biography of the Anglo-Irish political leader who failed to solve the 19th century Irish question. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Kitty, Ireland, nationalism, Gladstone View more info

Dublin under the Georges 1714-1830

By: Maxwell, Constantia

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1956

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 14826


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 350+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book has been well read, libris sticker on inner front board, differential fading to endpapers, some foxing and grubbiness to block edges, pages clean overall. Excellent history of the Irish capital during the Georgian period. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Trinity, society, theatre, Faulkner View more info

Queen's, Belfast - The History of a University

By: Moody, T.W. ; Beckett, J.C.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Queen's University / Faber & Faber: 1959

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 8923


Hardback, 255mm x 157mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, lxvii prelims, 983+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Both volumes have a little bumping and scuffing to block and spine edges, also light foxing to block edges but overall this is a clean and tight two-volume set. Pencil notes on rear inner boards/endpapers. Fold-out maps attached and clean. Impressive, even magisterial history of a great univers... View more info

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England and Ireland Since 1800

By: O'Farrell, Patrick

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, OUP: 1975

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14827


Paperback is clean with minimal wear, no creasing, edges a little tanned. Bottom rear corner a little curled. A scholarly review of modern Anglo-Irish history which grasps the identity issues at the heart of an often troubled relationship of nations. plus index, View more info

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Twenty Years A-Growing

By: O'Sullivan, Maurice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: second thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 15349


Paperback, 197mm x 128mm , xiv prelims, 298pp. plus advertisments,Good +++/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback has been handled, minimal wear only. Classic account of growing up on a remote Irish island in the early 20th century, in English translation from the Irish by Moya Llewelyn Davies and George Thomson, with Introductory Note by E.M. Forster. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Blasket, Ireland, Ventry, Dingle View more info

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Turn of the Tide - An Outline of Irish Maritime History

By: Peterson, Basil

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dublin & Cork, Irish Shipping Ltd: 1962

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4649


Hardback, tall 8vo blue cloth boards, white titles, first edition, xvii prelims, 193pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Karl Uhlemann. Good +/Good +. Book is tight and solid, with text clean and unmarked. Boards are discoloured. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some chipping along bottom, rear differentially faded. Rewarding narrative of Irish history with emphais on the country's maritime id... View more info

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Ireland for Everyman

By: Piehler, H.A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1938

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 16369


Hardback, 175mm x 108mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 244pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book has been well read, now worn around edges with spine colour faded, clean overall. Free State-era guide for the traveller in Ireland with a 20-page colour road map by Bartholomew. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Ireland, Tara, Ulster, Dublin View more info

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Hall's Ireland - Mr. & Mrs. Hall's Tour of 1840

By: Scott, Michael (ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Sydney, Sphere Books: 1984

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14849


Paperback, 196mm x 132mm , xix prelims, 480pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Both volumes have been handled with wear around edges, spine creased, but still clean and tight and overall package very presentable in decorated card slipcase. Two-volume softcover condensed edition of a famous Irish travelogue of the early Victorian era. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Mayo View more info

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Fighting for Dublin - The British Battle for Dublin 1919-1921

By: Sheehan, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Doughcloyne, Cork, The Collins Press: 2007

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15348


Paperback, 199mm x 129mm , x prelims, 166pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with light wear from handling, spine creased. The British account of events in Dublin at he end of the Irish War of Independence, edited and shaped by Sheehan from official records. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Croke, bloody, Cairo, propaganda View more info

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Rebel Daughters - Ireland in Conflict 1798

By: Todd, Janet

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 2003

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2770


Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 400pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Dustwrapper is shelfworn along top. The dramatic story of family of the Irish Earl of Kingston, torn apart by the bloody Irish Rebellion of 1798 which left noble daughters on either side of a divided country. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Ireland, Kingston, Rebellion, Wollstonecraft View more info

Motoring on Irish Byways - A Practical Guide for Wayfarers

By: Trent, Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, G.T. Foulis: 1965

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14829


Hardback, 219mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 182+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Christopher Trent. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has clean boards and spine, block edges grubby with some foxing. A charming motor tour of the Emerald Isle, with photographs by the author. Catalogue: Ireland. Keywords: Shannon, Dublin, Cork, Sperrin View more info