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William Allingham's Diary
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, [1967]. First Thus. Thick octavo (23cm.); original cloth in blue and white decorative dust jacket, black topstain; xii,404pp.; portrait frontispiece. Light wear to top edge of jacket with a couple short closed tears and mild creasing, else Very Good and sound. Diary of the Victorian...
[Item #31296]
Price: $30.00
 
William Allingham's Diary. William ALLINGHAM, intro Geoffrey Grigson.
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Collected Impressions
London: Longmans, Green and Co. [1950]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in tan decorative dust jacket, blue top stain; x,[2],269pp. Some minor rubbing to jacket extremities, else Fine in Very Good jacket. Price cancel mounted to upper jacket flap.
[Item #21188]
Price: $25.00
 
Collected Impressions. Elizabeth BOWEN.
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A Day in the Dark and Other Stories
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original boards in purple decorative dust jacket; 320pp. Jacket extremities rather scuffed, clean splits to bottom of jacket flap folds; About Fine in About Very Good dust jacket.
[Item #21182]
Price: $50.00
 
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The Heat of the Day [Limited Edition, Signed]
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Limited to 500 copies. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in green decorative dust jacket; [10],372,[2]pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed, else Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Signed by the author on limitation page.
[Item #21184]
Price: $300.00
 
The Heat of the Day [Limited Edition, Signed]. Elizabeth BOWEN.
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The Little Girls
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in yellow decorative price-clipped dust jacket by Warren Chappell; [8],306,[2]pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in attractive dustjacket with few small shallow chips at edges and crown.
[Item #21186]
Price: $25.00
 
The Little Girls. Elizabeth BOWEN.
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The Shelbourne: A Centre in Dublin Life for More than a Century
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. [1951]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); 200pp.; original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket by Norah McGuinness; half-tone portrait frontispiece of "The Great Mrs Jury (née Margaret Cotton)"; 7 plates, additional text illustrations by McGuinness throughout. Jacket edges toned and a bit scuffed, spine...
[Item #21181]
Price: $30.00
 
The Shelbourne: A Centre in Dublin Life for More than a Century. Elizabeth BOWEN.
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A World of Love
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in red pictorial dust jacket by George Salter; [8],244,[2]pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed, else Fine in Very Good jacket.
[Item #21187]
Price: $35.00
 
A World of Love. Elizabeth BOWEN.
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The Riddle of Erskine Childers
London: Hutchinson, [1977]. First Edition. Octavo (22.25cm.); original simulated cloth in black photo-illustrated price-clipped dust jacket; 351pp.; two leaves of photographs printed on rectos and versos. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and worn, mostly to top edges, shallow chip to spine crown, corners lightly bumped, else Near Very Good overall...
[Item #31477]
Price: $50.00
 
The Riddle of Erskine Childers. Andrew BOYLE.
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The Catholic Social Movement
Dublin: Office of the "Irish Messenger" 1931. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original cream staplebound wrappers printed in brown; 24pp. Small rubberstamped price to upper wrapper, else Fine. Forms part of the "An Rioghacht" Series. "The substance of this pamphlet appeared originally in the issues of the 'Irish Ecclesiastical Record' for...
[Item #26359]
Price: $30.00
 
The Catholic Social Movement. Rev. E. CAHILL.
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The African Witch
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1936. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in red pictorial dust jacket, green topstain; [8],416pp. Jacket extremities rather rubbed, especially spine ends, a few closed tears, the longest to rear flap affecting author photograph without loss; top fore-edge corner of rear free endpaper...
[Item #23973]
Price: $65.00
 
The African Witch. Joyce CARY.
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Poems
New York: Macmillan Company, 1932. First American Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in cream price-clipped dust jacket printed in green and blue; viii,220pp. Jacket a bit toned, especially to spine, a few short closed tears and tiny chips, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #22397]
Price: $50.00
 
Poems. Padraic COLUM.
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The Buried Day
London: Chatto & Windus, 1960. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; 243pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, 11 plates. Jacket spine and rear panel extremities toned, else Near Fine. The poet's childhood memoirs in Ireland and London.
[Item #22916]
Price: $25.00
 
The Buried Day. C. DAY LEWIS.
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The Charwoman's Shadow
London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1926]. First Edition. Octavo (19.75cm.); original blue gilt-lettered cloth; viii,[2],339pp. Extremities rubbed, spine a bit faded and rather cocked, rear hinge broken but holding. Contemporary bookseller ticket to rear pastedown. A Good or better copy. Early novel of the fantasy genre, set in Spain during the...
[Item #21641]
Price: $75.00
 
The Charwoman's Shadow. Lord DUNSANY, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett.
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Jorkens Remembers Africa
New York: Longmans, Green & Co. [1934]. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); original buckram, paper spine label lettered in green, pictorial dust jacket ; vii,[3],303pp.; jacket illustration repeated on title page. A few chips and short closed to jacket extremities, discrete tape repair to jacket verso, else a Fine copy in...
[Item #21640]
Price: $650.00
 
Jorkens Remembers Africa. Lord DUNSANY, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett.
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My Talks with Dean Spanley
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in cream price-clipped dust jacket illustrated by Robert Ball, blue topstain; [8],149pp.; upper jacket illustration repeated on frontispiece, text printed within red triple-rule throughout. Jacket spine and extremities a bit darkend and dust-soiled, else Fine in Very...
[Item #21638]
Price: $150.00
 
My Talks with Dean Spanley. Lord DUNSANY, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett.
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Rory and Bran
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1937]. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in off-white pictorial dust jacket; vi,320pp. Jacket spine darkened. Fine in Near Fine jacket. One of Dunsany's "Irish" novels in which the author explores the theme of the differences (or lack thereof) between humans and animals...
[Item #21639]
Price: $75.00
 
Rory and Bran. Lord DUNSANY, , Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett.
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Enchantment and Other Poems
New York: Fountain Press, 1930. First edition limited to 542 copies of which this is no. 170, slim octavo (21cm.); original linen-backed orange decorative boards, printed labels to spine and upper cover, original glassine dust jacket; 34,[2]pp.; title page printed in orange and black. Edges a touch darkened and gently...
[Item #22207]
Price: $150.00
 
Enchantment and Other Poems. A. E.
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Vale & Other Poems
New York: Macmillan Company, 1931. First American Edition. Small slim octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth, blue paper labels printed in yellow mounted to upper cover and spine, matching blue dust jacket printed in yellow; viii,50pp. Rather large soil spot to upper cover cloth almost unnoticeably affecting jacket; jacket spine faded with...
[Item #22069]
Price: $30.00
 
Vale & Other Poems. A. E., pseud. George William Russell.
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Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits Mainly in the Joly Collection and of Original Drawings
Dublin: Stationery Office, [1937?]. First Edition. Octavo (24.5cm.); original blue cloth tape-backed printed wrappers; [8],279pp. Wrappers a bit toned along extremities, the whole rather worn, cloth splitting and frayed along folds and at ends; contemporary original photographic postcard of the National Library of Ireland mounted to p. [iv]. Good only...
[Item #31132]
Price: $50.00
 
Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits Mainly in the Joly Collection and of Original Drawings. Rosalind M. ELMES.
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The Challenge of Socialism
[Dublin]: Editorial Board of "Review" ca. 1947. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers; 21pp. Lightly toned, else About Fine.
[Item #26894]
Price: $15.00
 
The Challenge of Socialism. Benjamin FARRINGTON.
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Sweet Cork of Thee
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1951. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; [10],255pp.; two-toned (green and red) woodcut frontispiece, illus. throughout by the author. Jacket extremities rather rubbed with several short closed tears, old tape repair to exterior; ballpoint note to top of...
[Item #23040]
Price: $20.00
 
Sweet Cork of Thee. Robert GIBBINGS.
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Till I End My Song
London: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1957. First American Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; [6],234pp.; color frontispiece, text illus. by the author throughout. Jacket and cloth extremities rubbed, jacket spine and top edge of upper panel faded, spine a hint cocked; contemporary ownership bookplate to front...
[Item #23037]
Price: $20.00
 
Till I End My Song. Robert GIBBINGS.
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The Heavenly Twins
New York: Cassell Publishing Co. [1893]. First American Edition. Irish feminist novelist's first work published under this pseudonym, which would come to represent the "New Woman" prototype popular in turn of the 20th century literature. Grand, as the wife of a former army surgeon, learned of the physiological nature of...
[Item #25839]
Price: $40.00
 
The Heavenly Twins. Sarah GRAND, pseud. of Frances Elizabeth McFall.
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This Is Ireland: Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, & Roscommon
London: Arthur Baker Ltd. [1955]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; 224pp.; illus., map endpapers. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed with a few tiny chips and closed tears, none affecting text, spine a bit cocked and toned, textblock bottom and fore-edges foxed, else About Very...
[Item #31120]
Price: $40.00
 
This Is Ireland: Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, & Roscommon. Richard HAYWARD, illus Raymond Piper.
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Blind Man's Buff. Translated from the French by Arthur Richmond.
New York: Macmillan, 1926. First American edition. English translation of Hemon's "Collin-Maillard," first written in 1908 but not published until 1925, some twelve years after the author's death at a Montreal rail crossing. Hemon, a French-born Canadian, is best remembered for his popular romance "Maria Chapdelaine." The present work is...
[Item #11747]
Price: $150.00
 
Blind Man's Buff. Translated from the French by Arthur Richmond. Louis HEMON.


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