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Abbreviations:  POI = Previous owners incription/PON = name    POL = Prev. Owner Label / Ex Libris Label    SF/SFS = Sunfaded / SF Spine
DW = Dustwrapper / Dustjacket  1st Thus = 1st edition of a new version or compilation.   SW/VSW = Shelfworn / & with tears.   CTB = Coffee Table Book   
CB = Heavier than PB Card Cover
Green are new additions, Pink recently sold and then removed in a few days.

IRISH INTEREST
EDITION/YEAR TITLE AUTHOR CONDITION / NOTES
HB/PB
EURO
1895 Browne & Nolan Dublin

MAYNOOTH COLLEGE ITS CENTENARY HISTORY 1795-1895 Large 774 page illustrated, nice fold out frontispiece elevated plan drawing of the college and its environs.

Most Rev. JOHN HEALY

In very good condition cloth boards clean, binding very good, occasional foxing mostly to end papers.
HB

19.95

2009

BUILDING A BUSINESS 150 Years of the SISK Group (Irish Construction / Building Firm)

Various

In Great condition, nearly as new dustwrapper.
HB

18.95

1992 Crecy Books ed. of William Kimber 1983 version.

PADDY FINUCANE: FIGHTER ACE Joining the RAF in 1938 he became a legendary fighting Irishman in World War II Paddy Finucane DSO DFC and two bars.

Doug Stokes

In Great condition, nearly as new dustwrapper. Neat PON
HB

16.95

1983 Remploy Edition of the 1951 Dent & Sons

Sweet Cork of Thee - Well illustrated with woodcuts by the author.

Robert Gibbings

Near as new condition hardback in dustwrapper in mylar protective cover
HB

18.95

1939 Belfast THE QUOTA PRESS

BALLADS FROM TYRONE

W. F. MARSHALL

Some foxing to pages throughout. sun faded cloth covers.
HB

8.95

1839 New Edition Rivington London

Memorials of a Departed Friend (Great inspiration for homily or sermons)

Various

Rare Fine Leatherbound book in super condition.
HB

58.95

1944 1st Edition

The Heart Remembers How - Being the story of Muscraidhe O'Donegan

M. P. Linehan

Rare hard back in very good dustwrapper, in excellent condition. Offers Considered.
HB

68.95

1914

The Surveyor's Institution IRISH BRANCH Report of the Outgoing Comittee and statement of accounts, local regulations and list of members etc.

Various

Rare hard back small book in excellent condition.
HB

18.95

1924 June

The CASTLEKNOCK COLLEGE CHRONICLE Dublin, packed with articles, photos of student and vintage adverts.

Various

Rare Staple bound school annual style book, uncoated cover boards have cover detatching but all binding good and tight.
VPB

48.95

2003

Jackdaw's Gleanings - The DOWSE FAMILY of Wiltshire, England and Wexford Ireland

Elizabeth Dowse

Very good in dust wrapper, some minor indents on cover.
HB

68.95

1967

BLACKROCK COLLEGE ANNUAL 1967 rofusely illustrated articles, photos of pupils. On Page 11 BOB GELDOF in Debating Society, and appears again in 4th year group photo.

Various

Good, card covered book Some loose leaves binding gum is failing
PB

22.95

1982

The FESTIVAL of LUGHNASA (Volume II only of II). A Study of the Survival of the Celtic Festival of the Beginning of the Harvest. UCD Dublin

Maire MacNeill

Very good, card covered book. Offers Considered.
PB

28.95

1967 (ANVIL PAPERBACK)

High upon the Gallows Tree The Story of the Manchester Fenian Rescue of 1867 and of Allen, Larkin and O'Brien

Anthony Glynn

Very good
VPB

14.95

c. 1900's Funk & Wagnalls Company New York.

IN THE CELTIC PAST Stories by Anna MacMANUS (ethna Carberry) Author of "The Four Winds of Eirinn" and "The Passionate Hearts" a very rare book indeed.

Anna Mac Manus
(ETHNA CARBERRY)

Green Cloth covered boards with central shamrock motif in darker green and gilded title. Very good some tanning to cover and spine, offers considered.
HB

48.95

1996 1st SIGNED

A Dictionary of the Anglo-Irish (Four Courts Press) words and Phrases from the Gaelic in the English of Ireland.

Diarmaid O'Muirithe

Very good, tanning to page edges, SIGNED and dedication by author on titlesheet.
HB

28.95

c. Mid 20th c. 1st.

My Story Autobiography of Paddy "The COPE" GALLAGHER - Dungloe , Templecrone Co-Operative Society.

Patrick Gallagher (Paddy the Cope)

Fine - Very Good No DW.
HB

33.95 WO

1954/1963 Reprint by Three Candles press

Conamara from the IRISH LIFE AND CULTURE SERIES No. IV about the area and its people and their history. Illustrated with woodcuts by Rowel Friers (English Spelling is 'Connemara' )

Sean Mac Giollarnath

Fine condition, slight tanning to edges and back cover.

PB

18.95

1953 1st V Rare

Dark Splendour A Play in five acts on the life of BLESSED MARTIN PORRES

Rev. Henry Gaffney O.P. Very good
PB

26.95 WO

c. 1922 1st?

Irish Indiscretions Interesting history book, printed in large type.

Warre B. Wells Good, shelfwear to cloth boards.
HB

16.95

1st 1996

Life in an Irish Country House

Mark Bence-Jones Nearly in DW
HB

46.95 WO

1993 Scarce!

Hillsborough Castle Northern Ireland

Ulster Architectural Heritage Society Very good, POI and letter from a John J. O'Connell (?)
Bklt

38.95 WO

1st 1978

Dublin from Downing St. Ambassador to Ireland his extraordinary historical memoirs

John Peck VVG in DW.
HB

36.95

2003 ltd ed 11/100

THUMB a one act play

Brian Phelan signed as new
Bklt

19.95

2003 ltd ed 11/100

NIGHT DAY FOLLOWS 3 Short stories.

Hugo Kelly signed as new
Bklt

19.95

2005 ltd ed 107/150

THE CROOKED ROADS OF GENIUS Play

William Lyons signed as new
Bklt

19.95

2003 ltd ed 20/100

THE SILENCE AFTER Poems

Noel Duffy signed as new
Bklt

19.95

2004 ltd ed 95/250

LOOKING TOWARDS INIS OIRR Poems

John McKeown signed as new
Bklt

19.95

2003 ltd ed 11/100

THE SILENCE AFTER Poems

Noel Duffy signed as new
Bklt

19.95

2005 ltd ed 107/150

YOU FIRST Short Stories

Mia Gallagher signed as new
Bklt

19.95

1st 1931 Very Rare, Talbot Press Dublin & Cork

BY MORTAL AND IMMORTAL SEAS Poems

Jonathan Hanaghan

1st 1931 POI on title sheet Talbot Press

HB

68.95 WO

1939 1st printed and the Shakespeare Head Press by Basil Blackwell.

POEMS by Nesca A Ross

Nesca A. Robb Excellent clean condition. burgundy cloth boards with gilded lettering.
HB

48.95 WO

1st 1941

RACKRENT HALL and other poems

M. J. MacManus VG in DW 1st 1941
HB

38.95

1937 w Erskine Maine BELFAST

Our First Loyalty Being a compilation of the position of the Catholic Church in relation to World War II, calling for peace in Belfast, sermons on peace, open letters etc. Exceedingly rare book.

John Frederick MacNeice DD BISHIOP of CO. DOWN NI Very good some foxing throughout.
HB

58.95 WO

1982 of 1942 edition.

As I Roved Out, A Book of the North (of Ireland) Being a series of Historical Sketches of Ulster and Old Belfast.

Cathal O'Byrne Great in VG SFS DW, tanning to pages and edges.
HB

24.95

Vol XXXVIII No 3 & 4 Combined
JUNE-SEPT 1984
DUBLIN HISTORICAL RECORD Old Dublin Society Quarterly Book. GOLDEN JUBILEE ISSUE Including; The Old Dublin Society 1934-1984 by F.E. DIXON / Impressions of Dublin 1934 / Dublin Slums in 1930's / Frank Murphy an appreciation / Half a century of Music in Dublin / A wonderful account of the grand devourer of Butter Milk / Kildonan 1933-1936 A Memory / St Vincents Hospital Dublin 1834-1984 / Growing up with the Old Dublin Society / Motoring in Dublin in 1934, Unusual Gilded covers double issue and a rare one as most people would hang on to this one. Various Very Good, some tanning to part of some page edges and old small price label to front cover.
BKLT

28.95
offers considered

1960 1st Ed. Allen Figgis Dublin CROWNED HARP Memories of the last years of the Crown in IRELAND. Nora Robertson Very good in DW, Slight shelfwear to DW, some tanning to top edges but really fine apart from that.
HB

28.95
offers considered

c. 1998 Royal Irish Academy Press. Documents on IRISH FOREIGN POLICY volume 1 1919-1922 Transcripts and photographs of original documents of the proceedings of the early years of the Dail. Various Very good nearly new, slight tanning to page edges due to paper stock. In DW
HB

26.95
offers considered

2009 AMELIA STEIN PHOTOGRAPHS, Portrait Photographs of Irelands leading contemporary artists in their studios (RHA Members), A Royal Hibernian Academy Publication. Amelia Stein As new printed boards.
HB

26.95
offers considered

2010 1st (PB only) SIGNED and inscr. GURRIERS Large Novel set in 90's Wild Dublin Motorbike Courier Scene. 708 pages. Rare. Kevin Brennan Very good, signed and inscribed by author.
PB

18.95
offers considered

1989 1st. SIGNED and inscr. The Time of my Life - an Auto biography by GAY BYRNE
GAY BYRNE Very good nearly as new in DW, SIGNED and inscr.
HB

11.95

1924 1st. The History of DOCTOR STEEVENS' HOSPITAL DULBIN 1720-1920
Dublin University Press (Ponsonby & Gibbs) Exceedingly rare book. (Doctor Stephens steven's)
T Percy C Kirkpatrick MD MRIA Good reading copy. some tattered pages but all there.
HB

158.95
offers considered

c. 2011 A Century of Service, The City of Dublin Skin and Cancer Hospital 1911-2011
Eoin O'Brien Excellent in Printed glossy boards CTB size
HB

68.95
offers considered

1974 1st MY UNCLE JOHN -- Edward Stephens's life of J. M. SYNGE -- CORK University Press. Edited by Andrew Carpenter Excellent in DW
HB

23.95
offers considered

1949 1st Ed (Ireland) Turf Smoke on Manhattan. A fable of two countries. John Coulter Good in Shelfworn Dustwrapper.
HB

22.95
offers considered

1st 1972 Signed and inscr by author The Gems She Wore, A book of Irish Places. James Plunkett Good with some minor staining / minor foxing in shelfworn and part sunfaded dustwrapper.
HB

28.95
offers considered

1st 2004 Micheal O Muircheartaigh from Dun Sion to Croke Park, the legendary GAA commentator auto-biography. Rare. Micheal O Muircheartaigh Nearly new in DW
HB

29.95
offers considered

1st 2011 signed and inscr. by author. PURE CORK fabulous local history in full colour book 286 pages. Michael Lenihan Very good, nearly new in DW
HB

26.95
offers considered

1st 1973 signed and inscribed by author. THE WILD GEESE The Irish Soldier in Exile Maurice N Hennessy Very good in DW
HB

22.95
offers considered

2010 ltd ed 500 A HISTORY of the GARDA SIOCHANA BOAT CLUB 1954 - 2010 Well illustrated with old photos. 446 pages, 273mm x 210mm, 1647g Sgt. Graham Tolan, and Det. Martin Mulligan Very good nearly new in DW
HB

48.95
Offers Considered

1921 The Star Dusty Road (The Hope Series no 1 booklet) 24 pages rare poetry book. T. Gavan Duffy Very good tanning to cover and page edges
BKLT

14.95

c. 1927 George Routledge
& Sons Ltd..
The FALSTAFF SAGA Being the life and opinions of CAPTAIN NICHOLAS DAWTREY sometime Seneschal of Claneboye (Co Down) and Warden of the Palace of Carrickfergus (Co Antrim). Immortalised by Shakespeare as Sir John Falstaff John Dawtrey Very good no DW v clean copy, foxing to bulk edges the first few pages and here and there throughout. Offers considered.
HB

46.95

1966 July The IRISH DIGEST (Periodical) Packed with articles such as "Meet the GAY BYRNES at home" and "IRISH PROTESTANTISM Since 1916" Inverview with DAN O'HERLIHY" and "FIRST TO FLY THE IRISH CHANNEL" The Bronze bell mystery of Co Galway, Danger is my delight an article by the son of Arthur Conan Doyle and more! Various Good Vintage Paperback - Spine a bit wrinkled but still good. (Offers condidered)
PB

28.95

1982 Dolmen Press version of the 1951 Translation Giraldvs Cambrensis (GERALD OF WALES) The HISTORY and TOPOGRAPHY of IRELAND Here Translated from the latin by John O'Meara with map and drawings c. 1200AD John O'Meara Very good in tanned dustwrapper. no inscriptions great condition book. Offers considered.
HB

68.95

1873
An Historical Account of the MACDONNELLS of ANTRIM including notices of some other Septs Irish and Scottish, A book for all touring in the Northern Ireland.

Would be ideal as a reading copy, as due to the small type size used in this original the modern reprints are quite poor compared to reading the original printed pages.  
Re. George Hill Rough but actually it's all there, binding loose and front, spine and back cover present and clean but detached, flyleaf torn out. Please ask for photos. Offers Considered due to condition.
HB

30.00

Jan 1928 1st Edition On the Shining Bann - Records of an Ulster Manor, A book for all touring in the Northern Ireland.   R M Sibbett Very rough but actually it's all there, binding loosened and damage to covers, please ask for photos. Offers Considered due to condition.
HB

60.00

c. 1978 IRISH MAPS - Irish Heritage Series No 18. 31 pages Booklet well illustrated. Various Very good.
PB

12.95

2006 1st Ed. Signed KATHLEEN LYNN - Irishwoman, Patriot, Doctor. Biography of Kathleen Lynn (1874-1955), a prominent, controversial female physician who worked with Dublin's poor, established a hospital for infants, and was a political activist involved with Sein Féin. Dr. Lynn's life offers a lens on changes in the medical profession, views on public health, suffragism, and Irish politics during this period. Based on primary and secondary sources, the book includes photos of Dr. Lynn with staff and patients at St. Ultan's.  Margaret O'Hogartaigh Very good nearly new, no dustwrapper. Signed and inscribed by author
HB

24.95

2003 -- Vol. 11 BLACKROCK SOCIETY Proceedings Annual 2003
Blackrock local history and other interesting Dublin Historical Articles.
Various Nearly New
PB

9.95

1998 -- Vol. 6 BLACKROCK SOCIETY Proceedings Annual 1998
Blackrock local history and other interesting Dublin Historical Articles.
Various Nearly New
PB

9.95

1997 -- Vol. 5 BLACKROCK SOCIETY Proceedings Annual 1997
Blackrock local history and other interesting Dublin Historical Articles.
Various Nearly New
PB

9.95

1993/4 -- Vol. 2 BLACKROCK SOCIETY Proceedings Annual 1993
Blackrock local history and other interesting Dublin Historical Articles.
Various Nearly New
PB

6.95

c. 2000 1st Edition OUT OF THE ORDINARY Reflections of an Ordinary Man - Very rare book, compiled by his wife, a compilation of his Writings and letters on Love, Life and wise obervations, produced in memory of VIVIAN SEAN DONNELLY -- Unusual book, one can see why it was compiled as it contains powerful wisdom of the 'ordinary' man. Vivian Sean (Viv / Vivo) DONNELLY Excellent as new condition, no dustwrapper probably as it was made without one.
HB

18.95

1949 1st The Face and Mind of IRELAND --Described as: "One of the most penetrating and entertaining analyses of national character since Madriaga's Englishmen, Frenchmen, Spaniards" Arland Ussher Very good in slight chipped paper dustwrapper, tanned some foxing to endpapers and prev owner ex libris label.
HB

14.95

1983 Reprint by Carraig Books of 1907 Edition. The Vicinty of the International Exhibition DUBLIN - AN HISTORICAL SKETCH of the PEMBROKE TOWNSHIP [sic] Francis Elrington Ball Very Good, just small subtle stains to cover and slight bumping to corners.
PB

5.95

1953 1st Ed.

Amy Carmichael of Dohnavur - The story of a Lover and her Beloved (2nd chapter set in Belfast)

Frank Houghton (Bishop) VG in SW DW PON
HB
12.95
1st 2007 In Honour & Memory, The Memorials of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown - Photos and potted history of 37 notable memorials. Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Nearly New
PB
2.95
Early Browne & Nolan Ed. THE JAIL JOURNAL 1848-1853 John Mitchell Acceptable, loosening binding, all there POI
HB
28.95
58th Ed 1928 The Spirit of the Nation or Ballads and Songs by the Writers of "The Nation" (small pocket book, simply leatherbound by an owner) Writers of "The Nation" Rough but all there. A good reading copy.
PB
11.95
1st 1934 St Patrick Apostle of Ireland Eoin MacNeill Near Fine no dw
HB
12.95
2000 Archdiocese of ARMAGH A History by... Montsignor Raymond Murray VVG
HB
7.95
2nd c. mid 1800's WILLY REILLY and His Dear Cooleen (Colleen) Bawn A tale founded upon fact.
(Published by James Duffy & Co Ltd. 15 Wellington Quay Dublin) * Offers Considered
William Carleton VVG POI, some damage to top of spine from extraction from a shelf.
HB
*33.95
1999 1st IRISH RUGBY 1874-1999 A History Large CTB Edmund Van Esbeck New in DW Shrinkwrapped, slight bump to corners.
HB

18.95

1845 ( 1845 Vol 1 3rd Edition 1846 Vol 2 3rd Edition 1851 Supp. Vol 3rd Edition FULL SET ) A Primer of THE HISTORY of Holy Catholic Church in IRELAND Irish 3 Book Set -- Dimensions: 150 x 120mm Weight: 1097g (all 3) --- *Offers Considered
Robert King Good as shown, binding holding together covers
HB

58.95 Offers Considered



Abbreviations:  POI = Previous owners incription/name    POL = Prev. Owner Label / Ex Libris Label    SF/SFS = Sunfaded / SF Spine
DW = Dustwrapper / Dustjacket  1st Thus = 1st edition of a new version or compilation.   SW/VSW = Shelfworn / & with tears.   CTB = Coffee Table Book

Green are new additions, Pink recently sold and then removed in a few days.

ART / MUSIC / PHOTOGRAPHY / ARCHITECTURE / CRAFTS
EDITION/YEAR TITLE AUTHOR CONDITION / NOTES
HB/PB
EURO
1893 MacMillan & Co

POEMS by Alfred Lord Tennyson DCL Nice illustrated with engravings green covers with gilded lettering an patterns.

Tennyson

Very good, a couple of pages have a few pen strokes beside stanzas.
HB

18.95

1950 1st Edition

SWITZERLAND BUILDS It's Modern Architecture and Native Prototypes

G. E. Kidder Smith

Very good in shelfworn dust wrapper. POI
HB

18.95

2009 1st

Symbology of the Temple of the Sagrada Familia (Antoni Gaudi Barcelona, Triangle Postals) ENGLISH EDITION Profuesly illustrated tour of Gaudi's masterpiece cathedral created at the end of his lifetime, fabulous photography. Comprehensive, covering his inspirations including comparisons to nature and the various elements and sculptural pieces. Albert Vargas & Pere Vivas Very good just slight tanning to page edges, offers considered.
CB

146.95

1905

AURORA LEIGH A POEM BY Elizabeth Barret Browning - J M DENT SMALL LEATHERBOUND Elizabeth Barret Browning Very good small dent in front cover leather, tanning to endpapers and some sun fading to leather.
HB

16.95

2004 1st, inscription
by Artists nephew and
Tony De Valera

PATRICK TUOHY (Famous Portrait Artist) From conversations with his friends... Patrick J Murphy. Very good. nearly new in DW.
CB

28.95
offers considered

c. 2004

STORY OF TWENTY YEARS - Extremely rare book of 20 years of the AYDIN DOGAN VAKFI Surreal and Politial Art Competition Entries! 327 pages mostly colour plates of the art work winning and runner up entries over the years. offee table book size. Various Very good. nearly new.
CB

78.95
offers considered

c. 1980's (?)

PATRICK SWIFT 1927-1983 Well illustrated IMMA Book on the artist. Various Very good. nearly new.
PB

24.95
offers considered

1990

Three Generations of Painters; TOM CARR / MARTIN MACKEOWN / JAMES MACKEOWN Exhibition in the MISTRAL GALLERIES, also similar Booklet for BRIAN BALLARD's Exhibition there too. (2) Various Very good. nearly new.
PB

16.95
offers considered

Issue 1 for 2006

HASSELBLAD - FORUM MAGAZINE The rare one that those that have it -- wont sell it, which has made it quite hard to find! It's the 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY ISSUE with biography of VICTOR HASSELBLAD Various Very good. nearly new.
PB

68.95
offers considered

1989 1st & Only A PLACE APART Photographs by Brendan Walkin (Produced by his family) Mostly impressive black and white images from Ireland and around the world. Edward (Eddie) Chandler & Walkin Family FINE in Slipcase limited edition of 400
HB
58.95
or offers considered


Abbreviations: 
POI/PON = Previous owners incription/name    POL = Prev. Owner Label / Ex Libris Label    SF/SFS = Sunfaded / SF Spine
DW = Dustwrapper / Dustjacket  1st Thus = 1st edition of a new version or compilation.   SW/VSW = Shelfworn / & with tears.   CTB = Coffee Table Book

Green are new additions, Pink recently sold and then removed in a few days.

VARIOUS INTERESTS / TRAVEL / HISTORY / MISCELLANEOUS / NOVELS
EDITION/YEAR TITLE AUTHOR CONDITION / NOTES
HB/PB
EURO

c. 1996 1st Ed.
1st Printing

Project COLDFEET Secret Mission to a Soviet Ice Station. True story of how co-author planned and participated in Project Coldfeet. One of two officers parachuted onto a hastily abandoned Soviet drift Station in the high Arctic to recover valuable intel. The daring scheme proved more difficult than expected... Naval Institiute Special Warfare Series Book William M Leary and Leonard A. LeSchack As new Hardback in plastic dust wrapper protector.
HB

16.95

c. 1980 1st Ed.

The CROSS and the ENSIGN A Naval History of MALTA 1798-1979. Surprising book, on how important this little country was in the Napoleonic Wars and in World War II... Peter Elliot Hardback in a bit chipped at the top edges dust wrapper, fine apart from that.
HB

7.95

1964

100 Years of the CHRISTADELPHIAN, anniversary issue, 1864-1964, very rare with reproduction of parts of the first issue. Some photos of Aberdeen Scotland where a founder came from, Birmingham Publishers.

Various Excellent, was kept in brown paper covers.
PB

48.95
offers considered

c. 1880's

HOLY BIBLE - Containing the Old and New Testaments, Oxford University Press for the Hibernian Bible Society and was sold from their Depository in 30 Upper Sackville Street (Now O'Connell St.) Excellent condition, Full Black Leather Bound 179 x 125mm 1056 pages with coloured maps in the rear. -- Excellent in full black leather, gilded page edges. some foxing to starting pages but clean on bulk pages.
FB

48.95
offers considered

1995 1st inscribed
neatly on titlesheet
by Michael (one of
the authors)

KILIMANJARO TALES A Saga of a Medical Family in Africa Gwynneth and
Michael Latham
Excellent nearly new in DW
HB

36.95
offers considered

1987 2nd print
of 1986 1st
GREAT AFRICAN THINKERS Vol 1 Cheikh Anta Diop, editor:
Ivan Van Sertima
Very Good, some dogearing.
PB

48.95
offers considered

1970 The Sociology of the YORUBA - IBADAN University Press (Scarce) N A Fadipe Very Good.
PB

33.95
offers considered

1975 YORUBA ORAL TRADITION Poetry in Music, Dance and Drama (Ext. rare African Culture Book) 1093 pages Produced by the Department of African Languages and literatures in the University of IFE Wande Abimbola Very Good.
PB

189.95
offers considered

2008 The Clan Ranald of Garmoran A History of the MAC DONALDS of CLANRANALD Norman H MacDonald Excellent, as new aprt from a trimmed off blank flyleaf.
HB

33.95
offers considered

c. 1989 ST PHILIP CHURCH in Crafton PA USA 1839-1989 Sesquicentennial CTB size book packed with local history and photographs of the parishioners throught the years. A very rare book. Various Good, glossy printed boards, very good condition.
HB

68.95
offers considered

1st Edition 1960 MY DOG DURBAR
Originally a book written to raise money for charity, it's a quirky entertaining read, and supposedly the first book co-written by an animal (?) -- his extraordinary black labrador 'Durbar'.  193g   59 pages    207 x 131mm  
Major General Geoffrey Brooke, well known legend in Irish Equestrian Circles. Excellent hardback in slightly shelfworn at edges dustwrapper, no inscriptions
PB

14.95

1983 Q MANUAL The illustrated guide to the World's Finest Armory (briefing manual for MI6 Q Branch) originally for a role playing game by Victory Games, it actually is a comprehensive list of the JAMES BOND 007 Gadgets and Equipment up to 1983! Various Very good. A4 Size. 137 pages
PB

14.95

c. 1890's 1st undated. MINERS and their Works Underground Victorian very well illustrated book, with beautiful great condition pictorial board covers, F. M. Holmes Very good condition
HB

22.95

1938 2nd rev. and enl. edition. Underground Practice in MINING The old-school but nicely illustrated and explained methods, the math, engineering and science of mining. Bernard Beringer Very good condition neat POI
HB

33.95
With offers considered.

c. 1954 1st Ed. FATAL STAR -- The scarce first edition of Fraser"s first book written six years after he"d exchanged militant Communism for militant Catholicism. He recounts his experiences with the Young Communist League, which led him to fight on the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War, and analyzes the communistic menace and the Church"s reaction to it... Hamish Fraser VG no DW, some sun fading to cloth blue (1st) boards.
HB

58.95 (Offers
Considered)

1953 1st English version Ed. THE TERROR MACHINE The Inside Story of the SOVIET Administration in GERMANY Gregory Klimov VVG No DW
HB

28.95 (Offers
Considered)

1954 1st Eng. Ed. The Secret History of STALIN'S CRIMES (Written by former Soviet Counter Intelligence Chief) Alexander ORLOV VVG NO DW
HB

38.95 (Offers
Considered)

1953 1st Ed. A Heretics Answer to COMMUNISM Capt. C E COOKSON VVG in DW
HB

38.95 (Offers
Considered)

c. 1853 2nd Revised Edition MONEY - How to get, how to keep and how to use it - A GUIDE TO A FORTUNE - (WARD LOCK The Friendly Counsel Series) Peculiar very rare antiquarian 'self help' book! Edwin T. Freedly VG NO DW (as publ) Clean covers, blank flyleaf torn out.
HB

38.95 (Offers
Considered)

1st 1936 BOLERO (Exceedingly Rare Book) Novel GORDON GLOVER VG no DW some foxing.
HB
48.95
(offers considered)

1910

Buenos Aires Musuem Book: Volume 1 of ORNITOLOGIA ARGENTINA
CATALOGO Sistematico Y Descriptivo de las Aves de la REPUBLICA ARGENTINA

de las regiones inmediatas del Brasil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile y de los ARCHIPELAGOS
e islas ar sur y sureste del continente americano hasta el circulo polar antartico. for ROBERTO DABBENE.

Half leather binding, with weird marbled paper covered card covers with piece of this torn in centre of cover.
265 x 185mm 390 pages.

First 100+ pages are on the anatomy with numerous line drawings of skeltal, nerve
and cirulatory structures of the birds. Also a fold out map of South America just showing coloured areas
presumably of zones where certain birds are found (?).
Roberto Dabbene See description, please ask for photos, offers considered.
HB
22.95
Preface dated 1915 and considered to be the 1st edition (Undated)
Notes on the Nervous System" For General and Mental Nurses RARE VINTAGE MEDICAL BOOK
Hopewell-Ash, Edwin L VVG would be fine apart from POI on edge of pages bulk and dogear to titlepage. Cloth over paper bound - Pocket Size with rounded corners.
HB
38.95


Abbreviations: 
POI = Previous owners incription/name    POL = Prev. Owner Label / Ex Libris Label    SF/SFS = Sunfaded / SF Spine
DW = Dustwrapper / Dustjacket  1st Thus = 1st edition of a new version or compilation.   SW/VSW = Shelfworn / & with tears.   CTB = Coffee Table Book

O.C. = Offers Considered       Green are new additions.


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