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Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers On the instructions of Private Clients & Collectors Live Webcast Auction 15 Dec 2015 10:15 GMT

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West (Mrs. Frederick) A Summer Visit to

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West (Mrs. Frederick) A Summer Visit to Ireland in 1846, L. 1847. First Edn., 3 litho plts. (include. frontis) & text illus., gilt cloth, v. good....

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Association Copy: Reports ... of the Loy

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Association Copy: Reports ... of the Loyal National Repeal Association of Ireland, Vol. II only, D. 1845. Inscribed on title by Thomas Clooney, Hi...

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Kilkenny Born Author

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Kilkenny Born Author Hackett (Francis) Ireland: A Study in Nationalism 8vo N.Y. 1919. Third Edn. of the Author's First Book. Pres. Copy signed to...

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[Wilkinson] A Philosophical Survey of th

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[Wilkinson] A Philosophical Survey of the South of Ireland, in a Series of Letters to John Watkinson. 8vo D. 1778. First Edn., engd. frontis & 5 p...

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Ware (James) De Hibernia & Antiquitatibu

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Ware (James) De Hibernia & Antiquitatibus ejus, Disquisitiones, Sm. 8vo L. 1654. First Edn., title re-backed 6 leaves in fac-simile, engd. map & i...

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[Collins (Michael)] Beaslai (Piaras) Mic

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[Collins (Michael)] Beaslai (Piaras) Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland, 2 vols. L. n.d. cold. & other (lacking 1 frontis), cloth; Ta...

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Behan (Brendan) The Hostage, L. 1958, Fi

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Behan (Brendan) The Hostage, L. 1958, First, d.w.; also Poems & A Play in Irish, Gallery Press 1981. First, d.w.; O'Brien (Flann) The Hard Life, L...

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Dublin & other Printings: An Act for Pre

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Dublin & other Printings: An Act for Preventing, for the future Tumultuous risings of Persons within this Kingdom... 12mo D. 1766, together with o...

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Almanacs: Watson Stewart (J.) Treble Alm

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Almanacs: Watson Stewart (J.) Treble Almanac's, etc. for 1803, 1807, 1815, 1823, 1826, 1827, & 1832, also The Dublin Almanac, 8vo D. (Pettigrew & ...

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Cuala Press: A collection of 19 books by

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Cuala Press: A collection of 19 books by Yeats, Synge, & others, I.U.P. 1970's (Reprints) including Mosada, The Words Upon the Window Pane, New Po...

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Duke of Ormonde: Carte (Thos.) A Collect

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Duke of Ormonde: Carte (Thos.) A Collection of Original Letters and Papers Concerning the Affairs of England... 1641 - 1660, Found among the Duke ...

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Leland (Thos.) The History of Ireland, 3

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Leland (Thos.) The History of Ireland, 3 vols. 8vo D. 1814. Cont. hf. mor. mor. labels; Froude (J.A.) The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Cen...

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Gale (Peter) An Inquiry into the Ancient

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Gale (Peter) An Inquiry into the Ancient Corporate System of Ireland, 8vo L. 1834. First Edn., L.S.'s, recent hf. green mor. Bookplate of John Bra...

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O'Gallagher (Felix) An Essay on the Inve

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O'Gallagher (Felix) An Essay on the Investigation of the First Principles of Nature, 2 vols. D. 1784. First Dublin Ed., list of subs., 3 fold. plt...

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Staunton (George) An Authentic Account o

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Staunton (George) An Authentic Account of An Embassy from The King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1798. 26 engd. plts. &...

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Ludlow (Edmund) Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow

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Ludlow (Edmund) Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow Esq., Lt. Gen. of the Horse, Commander in Chief of the Forces in Ireland,... 3 vols. L. 1722. Second Edn....

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Joyce (James) Dedalus Portrait de l'Arti

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Joyce (James) Dedalus Portrait de l'Artiste Jeune par Lui-mame, 8vo Paris (editions de la Sirene) 1924. First French Edn. uncut, orig. wrappers, v...

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Binding: Higham (Chas. Frederick) Lookin

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Binding: Higham (Chas. Frederick) Looking Forward Mass Education through Publicity. 8vo L. 1920 First, hf. title, a.e.g. cont. straight grained gr...

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Northern Ireland: Marcus Ward & Co. Publ

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Northern Ireland: Marcus Ward & Co. Publishers - Burns (Robert) The Cotter's Saturday Night, oblong 8vo L. Belfast & N. York n.d. [c. 1880], intro...

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Taylor (George) & Skinner (Andrew) Maps

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Taylor (George) & Skinner (Andrew) Maps of the Roads of Ireland, roy 8vo L. 1778, First Edn., lg. engd. fold. Map of Ireland frontis, engd. t.p., ...

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Heaney (Seamus) District and Circle, L.

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Heaney (Seamus) District and Circle, L. 2006; and Human Chain, L. 2010, Both First Edns., orig. d.w.'s., v. clean. (2)

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Illustrations by Norah Mc Guinness

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Illustrations by Norah Mc Guinness Yeats (W.B.) Stories of Red Hanrihan and The Secret Rose, roy 8vo L. 1927. First Edn. cold. frontis & 1 other ...

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Irish Binding: Livy (T. Patavi) Historia

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Irish Binding: Livy (T. Patavi) Historiae Romanae, 7 vols. in 4, 8vo D. 1862. attractive T.C.D. Prize Binding, diced calf, gilt fillet borders wit...

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Grove (Joseph) The Lives of All The Earl

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Grove (Joseph) The Lives of All The Earls and Dukes of Devonshire, Descended from the Renowned Sir William Cavendish, 8vo L. 1764. For The Author ...

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Tyner (George) The Traveller's Guide thr

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Tyner (George) The Traveller's Guide through Ireland, 8vo D. 1794. First Edn., hf. title, & fold. map, cont. hf. calf, cover loose, otherwise good...

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[O'Connor (Charles)] Dissertations on th

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[O'Connor (Charles)] Dissertations on the Ancient History of Ireland, 8vo D. (James Henry) 1753. First Edn., 12pp list of subs., lg. fold. map, & ...

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Sproule (John) A Treatise on Agriculture

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Sproule (John) A Treatise on Agriculture suited to the Soil and Climate of Ireland, 8vo D. 1839. First, some text illus.; Doyle (Martin) [Rev. Hic...

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Co. Sligo: Wood-Martin (W.G.) History of

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Co. Sligo: Wood-Martin (W.G.) History of Sligo, County Town, 3 vols. D. 1882 - 92. Reprint Sligo 1990. Lim. Edn. No. 1 (800), illus. cloth & d.w.s...

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Knox (Hubert Thos.) The History of the C

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Knox (Hubert Thos.) The History of the County of Mayo, roy 8vo D. 1908. First Edn., fold. maps, orig. cloth, gilt. V. good copy. (1)

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With Hand-Coloured Plates Ferrar (Joh

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With Hand-Coloured Plates Ferrar (John) A View of Ancient and Modern Dublin, with its Improvements to the Year 1796. To which is added A Tour to ...

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Clare Genealogy: [Mc Namara (N.C.)] The

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Clare Genealogy: [Mc Namara (N.C.)] The Story of An Irish Sept, Their Character & Struggle to maintain their lands in Clare. 8vo L. 1896. First Ed...

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Brewer (J.N.) The Beauties of Ireland, 2

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Brewer (J.N.) The Beauties of Ireland, 2 vols. roy 8vo L. 1825. First Edn., 2 engd. frontis & 22 engd. views, uncut, boards (1 vol. split); Northe...

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Kilkenny interest: Burtchaell (Geo. Dame

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Kilkenny interest: Burtchaell (Geo. Dames) Genealogical Memoirs of the Members of Parliament for the County and City of Kilkenny, 8vo D. 1888. Fir...

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Newman (J. Henry Card.) Apologia Pro Vit

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Newman (J. Henry Card.) Apologia Pro Vita Sua: 8vo L. 1864. First Edn. in Bk. Form, a.e.g., cont. tooled gilt calf; also copy of No. 90 Tracts for...

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D'Alton (John) Illustrations, Historical

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D'Alton (John) Illustrations, Historical and Genealogical of King James's Irish Army List (1689) 2 vols. 8vo D. n.d. Second Edn. Enlarged For Subs...

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Mountmorres (Rt. Hon. Ld.) The History o

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Mountmorres (Rt. Hon. Ld.) The History of the Principal Transactions of the Irish Parliament from the Year 1634 to 1666, 2 vols. L. 1792. First Ed...

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Thompson (Wm.) The Natural History of Ir

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Thompson (Wm.) The Natural History of Ireland, 4 vols. (Complete) 8vo L. 1849. First Edn., cloth. (4)

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1798: The Annual Register, or A View of

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1798: The Annual Register, or A View of the History, Politics and Literature for the Year 1795. 8vo L. 1800. Contains a large amount of detail on ...

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Yeats (W.B.) Plays for an Irish Theatre,

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Yeats (W.B.) Plays for an Irish Theatre, roy 8vo L. & Stratford-upon-Avon 1911. First Edn., frontis, uncut, cloth backed boards; also Poems, L. 19...

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Irish Maps: Co. Kerry - Index to the Tow

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Irish Maps: Co. Kerry - Index to the Townland Survey of the County of Kerry, Dublin c. 1840, hd. coloured, folding linen backed map, approx. 65cms...

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Irish Maps: Allan (M.H. & J.W.

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Irish Maps: Allan (M.H. & J.W.) Ireland from the Best Authorities with The Distances laid down in British Statute Miles, Lg. fold. linen backed ma...

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Sleater (Rev. Matthew) Introductory Essa

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Sleater (Rev. Matthew) Introductory Essay to a New System of Civil and Ecclesiastical Topography, and Itinerary of Counties of Ireland, 8vo D. 180...

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Pamphlets: 1. [Doyle (Dr.) 'J.K.L.'] Cat

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Pamphlets: 1. [Doyle (Dr.) 'J.K.L.'] Catholic Emancipation, Proved to be as necessary for the Peace and Prosperity of Ireland, 8vo D. 1824, 100pp;...

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The Colles of Millmount Copy Co. Kilk

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The Colles of Millmount Copy Co. Kilkenny: [Tighe (Wm.)] Statistical Observations relative to the County of Kilkenny, Made in the Years 1800 & 18...

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Kilkenny interest: Kyteler (Dame Alice)

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Kilkenny interest: Kyteler (Dame Alice) A Witchcraft Story of the Fourteenth Century, 4to Clonmel (Chronicle Steam-Printing Works) 1876. Sole Edn....

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Hogan (John) Kilkenny: Th Ancient City o

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Hogan (John) Kilkenny: Th Ancient City of Ossory, 8vo Kilkenny (P.M. Egan) 1884. First, fold. map & illus.; Egan (P.M.) The Illustrated Guide to t...

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[Wilde (Oscar)] The Importance of Being

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[Wilde (Oscar)] The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People. Sm. 4to L. (L. Smithers & Co.) 1899. Lim. Edn. No. 137 (1000...

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Burke (Edmund) The Works of the Rt. Hono

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Burke (Edmund) The Works of the Rt. Honourable Edmund Burke, 8 vols. L. 1823. Port. frontis. Vol. I, cont. hf. mor. mor. labels. (8)

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Walker (Joseph C.) Historical Memoirs of

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Walker (Joseph C.) Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1818. Second Edn., list of subs., two engd. frontis, 18 plts. & 34 pps. o...

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Cusack (M.F.) The Liberator: His Life an

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Cusack (M.F.) The Liberator: His Life and Times Political and Social, 2 vols. Kenmare n.d. illus. orig. pict. gilt cloth; O'Connell (Mrs. Morgan J...

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Mallow Born Dramatist, Poet & Satirist

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Mallow Born Dramatist, Poet & Satirist Jephson (Robert) Roman Portraits, A Poem, in Heroick Verse, 4to L. 1794. First Edn. dedicated to Edmund Ma...

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Bhedal (Wm.) Leabhuir an tSean Tiomna, t

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Bhedal (Wm.) Leabhuir an tSean Tiomna, thick roy 8vo D. 1827. In Gaelic Script, and in orig. block decorated full morocco, and marble slipcase; al...

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Irish Archaeological Society: Todd (J.H.

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Irish Archaeological Society: Todd (J.H.)ed. The Irish Version of the Historia Britonum of Nennius, 4to D. 1848; Tracts Relating to Ireland, Vols....

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One of 28 Signed Copies

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One of 28 Signed Copies Bradley (John)ed. Viking Dublin Exposed - The Wood Quay Saga, Sm. folio D. 1984. Special Lim. Edn. One of 28 Copies Only,...

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With Hand-Coloured Plates

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With Hand-Coloured Plates Pool (Rob.) & Cash (John) Views of the Most Remarkable Public Buildings, Monuments and other Edifices in the City of Du...

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Co. Wexford: Hore (Philip Herbert) Histo

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Co. Wexford: Hore (Philip Herbert) History of the Town and County of Wexford, 6 vols. Reprint Oxford 1979. Illus. etc. orig. cloth, clean & good. ...

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Archaeology: Crawford (H.S.) & MacAliste

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Archaeology: Crawford (H.S.) & MacAlister (R.A.S.) Handbook of Celtic Ornament, 4to D. 1926; MacAlister (R.A.S.) The Archaeology of Ireland, L. 19...

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Special Handbound Edition Limited to 25

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Special Handbound Edition Limited to 25 Copies Co. Kilkenny: Carrigan (Rev. Wm.) The History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory, 4to 4 vols...

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Bartlett (W.H.) The Scenery and Antiquar

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Bartlett (W.H.) The Scenery and Antiquaries of Ireland, 2 vols. 4to L.n.d. c. 1845. 2 add engd. titles engd. map, & 118 engd. plts., cont. purple ...

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Borlase (Wm. Copeland) The Dolmens of Ir

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Borlase (Wm. Copeland) The Dolmens of Ireland, 3 vols. roy 8vo L. 1897. First Edn., profusely illustrated in colour & bl. & white, t.e.g., uncut, ...

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