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Brendan Behan's Island: An Irish Sketch-book. 1st UK in dj

By: BEHAN, Brendan HOGARTH, Paul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1962,:

Seller ID: 129


BEHAN, Brendan. Brendan Behan's Island: An Irish Sketch-book. With drawingsby Paul Hogarth. L.: Hutchinson, (1962). First Printing. Pp 191. Lg 8vo, m aroon & olive weave cloth. Vg in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 50.00 View more info

Private Wound. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, Nicholas DAY-LEWIS, Cecil (pseud.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins / Crime Club, London , 1968,:

Seller ID: 22444


BLAKE, Nicholas. The Private Wound. London : Collins "Published for the Crime Club", (1968). First Edition. Pp (10),11-223,(1). 8vo, orange-red cloth,gilt letering to spine. Nicholas Blake is a pseudonym of Cecil Day-Lewis. "In the West of Ireland in the 1930s a young novelist rents a lonely cottage to write his new book in peace. Atonce, and without great resistance, he is seduced by the wife of the loca squireen. Harriet's husband is an older man — violent, impoverished, gone to seed, who had once fought famously against the Black and Tans; a dangerous man. What began as seduct... View more info

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The Little Girls. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BOWEN, Elizabeth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 670


BOWEN, Elizabeth. The Little Girls. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First U.S. Edition. Pp (10),3-[307],(5). 8vo (150 x 217 mm), blue cloth, gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering and red decorations to spine. Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen, CBE (b. June 7, 1899, Dublin - d. February 22, 1973, London) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. "Elizabeth Bowen offers her new novel as a comedy. It is not autobiographical; it is anti-nostalgic. It could be called a cautionary tale. Set in present-day England, The Little Girls is about thre... View more info

Eva Trout or Changing Scenes. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BOWEN, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 9224


BOWEN, Elizabeth. Eva Trout or Changing Scenes. New York : Alfred A. Kopf, 1968. First American Edition. Pp (14),[3]-302,(6). 8vo (152 x 218 mm), green cloth, gilt lettering to front board & spine. Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen, CBE (b. June 7, 1899, Dublin - d. February 22, 1973, London). "In Eva Trout the extraordinary gifts that make Eiizabeth Bowen one of the finest of living novelists are more than ever manifest. Her new novel is a triumph. She describes it as a "tragi-comedy," which differs from her others in that it' "follows the fort... View more info

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The Little Girls. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: BOWEN, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 86812


BOWEN, Elizabeth. The Little Girls. London : Jonathan Cape, (1964). First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-277,(5). 8vo (135 x 194 mm), yellow cloth, silver lettering to spine, top edge dyed maroon. Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen (1899-1973) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. "In 1914 they had been eleven years old - Dicey, Mumbo and Sheikie. Nearly fifty years have gone by since they met at St Agatha's, a day school on the South Coast. One of them, Dicey, a beauty to whom time has so far done little, deliberately convenes the other two - Clare, a successful care... View more info

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The Cat Jumps and Other Stories. First Edition.

By: BOWEN, Elizabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1934,: 1934

Seller ID: 86811


BOWEN, Elizabeth. The Cat Jumps and Other Stories. London : Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1934. First Edition. Pp (8),9-285,(3). 8vo (135 x 189 mm), black cloth, green lettering to spine. Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen, CBE (b. June 7, 1899, Dublin - d. February 22, 1973, London) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. Contents : The Tommy Crans. The Good Girl. The Cat Jumps. The Last Night in the Old House. The Disinherited. Maria. Her Table Spread. The Little Girl's Room. Firelight in the Flat. The Man of the Family. View more info

Eva Trout or Changing Scenes. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BOWEN, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 116268


BOWEN, Elizabeth. Eva Trout or Changing Scenes. New York : Alfred A. Kopf, 1968. First American Edition. Pp (14),[3]-302,(6). 8vo (152 x 218 mm), green cloth, gilt lettering to front board & spine. Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen, CBE (b. June 7, 1899, Dublin - d. February 22, 1973, London). "In Eva Trout the extraordinary gifts that make Eiizabeth Bowen one of the finest ofliving novelists are more than ever manifest. Her new novel is a triumph. She describes it as a "tragi-comedy," which differs from her others in thatit' "follows the fortunes of one character along whose line ... View more info

Life and the Dream. 1st US no dj

By: COLUM, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Ltd., 1947,:

Seller ID: 270


COLUM, Mary. Life and the Dream. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., Inc.,1947. First US Edition. Pp. 466. 8vo, red cloth, top edge red. Previous owner's name inked to half-title, head and tail of spine nicked, some edgewear,corners bumped, else good to very good. 15.00 View more info

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Frenzied Prince: Being Heroic Stories of Ancient Ireland.. 1st US in dj

By: COLUM, Padraic Pogany, Wily

Price: $85.00

Publisher: David McKay, 1943,:

Seller ID: 798


COLUM, Padraic. The Frenzied Prince: Being Heroic Stories of Ancient Ireland. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. Phil.: David McKay, (1943). First Edition. Pp. 196. Includes nine coloured plates as well as numerous black and white illustrations. Frontis. Large 8vo, blue green cloth with decorative in blind borders to front, gilt tiles to front and spine. Chapters: 1. Prince Suivné and King Donald's Storytellers; 2. Prince Suivné and His Wife Eorann; 3.Prince Suivné andthe Madman of Britain; 4. Prince Suivné at Dun Na Nee; 5. Prince Suivné andthe Abbot Moling; Notes: Ancient Ireland and the Stor... View more info

Dead Republic. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket, signed by author

By: DOYLE, Roddy Last Roudup, Volume Three

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, Toronto, 2010, ISBN:9780307398970:

Seller ID: 116215


DOYLE, Roddy. The Dead Republic. Volume Three of The Last Roundup. (Toronto): Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (2010). First Canadian Printing. Pp (8),3-329,(1). 8vo [165 x 240 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Roddy Doyle (born in Dublin May 8, 1958) is an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter At the end of Oh, Play That Thing, the second volume of Roddy Doyle's trilogy about Henry Smart, Henry, his leg severed in an accident with a railway boxcar, crawls into the Utah desert to die only to be discovered by John Ford, who's there shooting his latest Western. Ford recognizes a fellow Irish... View more info

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Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn. 1st UK in dj

By: GOPALEEN, Myles na). O'BRIEN, Flann O'Nolan, Kevin O'BRIEN, Flann

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1976,:

Seller ID: 931


(GOPALEEN, Myles na). O'BRIEN, Flann. Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn.Edited and with a preface by Kevin O'Nolan. L.: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, (19 76). First UK Edition. Pp. 189. Port. frontis. 8vo, green cloth. "Myles na Gopaleen" was the name Flann O'Brien used when he wrote the Cruiskeen Lawn column for The Irish Tines from 1940-66. Boards lightly faded at top and bottom, else vg in vg unclipped dj. 50.00 View more info

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From the Republic of Conscience. 1st ed limited

By: HEANEY, Seamus BEHAN, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amnesty International, 1985,:

Seller ID: 7107


HEANEY, Seamus. From the Republic of Conscience. Illustrated by John Behan.(Dublin) : Amnesty International, (1985). First Edition. Pp. [8], unpagina ted. 8vo, grey card covers, blue and black titles to front. Limited to 2000copies, published on Human Rights Day, 10 December 1985. Narrow horizontal rub to rear cover, else a nice copy. 60.00 View more info

Upstairs Outlook, An. wrappers.

By: HEANEY, Seamus LONGLEY, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1989,:

Seller ID: 7108


HEANEY, Seamus, and Michael LONGLEY. An Upstairs Outlook: An Evening of Poetry ... Thursday 4th May 1989 at the Elmwood Hall, University Road, Belfast. (Commemorative Programme). (Belfast : published in aid of the Linen Hall Library Development Campaign, 1989). [Limited to 500 copies]. Pp (8). Wrappers. Fine. 50.00 View more info

Bash in the Tunnel. UK in dj.

By: JOYCE, James) RYAN, John, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Clifton House,, 1970,:

Seller ID: 9334


(JOYCE, James). A Bash in the Tunnel: James Joyce by the Irish. Edited by John Ryan. Brighton : Clifton House, (1970). Vg-fine in dj. 40.00 View more info

Our Friend James Joyce. 1st US in dj.

By: JOYCE, James). COLUM, Mary and Padraic COLUM, Mary COLUM, Padraic

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1958,:

Seller ID: 9397


(JOYCE, James). COLUM, Mary and Padraic. Our Friend James Joyce. Garden City : Doubleday & Company, 1958. First American Edition. Pp 239. 8vo, blue cloth. Very minor white spotting to cloth, else vg in edgeworn dj. 30.00 View more info

Downstream 1st UK no dj

By: KINSELLA, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dolmen Press, Dublin, 1962,:

Seller ID: 275


KINSELLA, Thomas. Downstream. Dublin: Dolmen Press, (September) 1962. FirstEdition. Pp 63. 8vo, brown cloth. Previous owner's name to ffep, else very good. 20.00 View more info

New Poems 1973. 1st in dj

By: KINSELLA, Thomas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dolmen Press, 1973,:

Seller ID: 195


KINSELLA, Thomas. New Poems 1973. (Dublin): Dolmen Press, (1973). First Edition. Pp. 79. 8vo, black & brown textured cloth. Vg-fine in slightly edgebrowned dj (with some light spattering to front of dj). 45.00 View more info

Shrine and other stories. 1st UK in dj

By: LAVIN, Mary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Constable, 1977,:

Seller ID: 323


LAVIN, Mary. The Shrine and other stories. L.: Constable, (1977). First UK Edition. Pp. 156. 8vo, blue cloth Vg in dj. 35.00 View more info

Memory and other stories. 1st UK in dj

By: LAVIN, Mary

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Constable, 1972,:

Seller ID: 322


LAVIN, Mary. A Memory and other stories. L.: Constable, (1972). First UK Edition. Pp. 223. 8vo, green cloth. Previous owner's name inked to ffep (covered with tape), else vg in lightly rubbed dj. 40.00 View more info

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Charles O'Malley , The Irish Dragoon. two volumes. half calf.

By: LEVER, Charles). LORREQUER, Harry LORREQUER, Harry (pseud.) PHIZ

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1841,:

Seller ID: 7884


(LEVER, Charles). LORREQUER, Harry. Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon. Edited by ..., with illustrations by Phiz. In Two Volumes. Dublin ; William Curry, Jun. and Company, MDCCCXLI. Pp (2),[iii]ix,(3),[1]-348,(2);(2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-336, frontis + engraved title-page to both vols., + 40 plates. 8vo, half calf. Name to ffep, bookplate, lacking title page to vol I, plates badly foxed, covers worn, else vg. 150.00 View more info