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Rare Books, Early Photographs, Manuscripts, Maps and Paintings.

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Rare Books , Early Photographs, Manuscripts, Maps and Paintings. Live Webcast Auction 13 Dec 2016 10:15 GMT

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Hyde (Douglas) Beside The Fire, A Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories. L. 1910. First Edn.

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Hyde (Douglas) Beside The Fire, A Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories. L. 1910. First Edn., frontis orig. cloth; The Story of Early Gaelic Lit...

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Oppression in North Mayo, c. 1804 - 1809 [Ham (Eliz.)] The Ford Family in Ireland, A Novel, 3 vols.

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Oppression in North Mayo, c. 1804 - 1809[Ham (Eliz.)] The Ford Family in Ireland, A Novel, 3 vols., L. (T.C. Newby) 1845, First Edn., Ex. Libris C...

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Children's Books: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Mr. Tod, 12mo, L. (F. Warne) 1912, illus.

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Children's Books: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Mr. Tod, 12mo, L. (F. Warne) 1912, illus.; The Tale of Pigling Bland, 12mo, L. (Frederick Wane & Co...

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Dublin & Vicinity: Starrat (M.

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Dublin & Vicinity: Starrat (M.) History of Ancient and Modern Dublin; or Visitor's Guide to the Metropolis of Ireland. 12mo D. n.d. [c. 1820] Firs...

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Co. Sligo: O'Rorke (T.

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Co. Sligo: O'Rorke (T.) History, Antiquities and Present State of the Parishes of Ballysadare and Kilvarnet, D. n.d., illus.; Kilgannon (T.) Sligo...

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Northern Ireland: Doyle (J.B.) Tours in Ulster: A Handbook of The Antiquities and Scenery... sm.

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Northern Ireland: Doyle (J.B.) Tours in Ulster: A Handbook of The Antiquities and Scenery... sm. 8vo D. 1854. First Edn, fold. map, decor. title, ...

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West of Ireland: Neave (Sir Digby) Four Days in Connemara, 8vo L. 1852. First Edn.; Shand (Alex.

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West of Ireland: Neave (Sir Digby) Four Days in Connemara, 8vo L. 1852. First Edn.; Shand (Alex. Innes) Letters from The West of Ireland 1884, Edi...

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[Vernon (Francis V.)] Voyages and Travels of a Sea Officer, 8vo D. (Wm. M'Kenzie) 1792. First Edn.

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[Vernon (Francis V.)] Voyages and Travels of a Sea Officer, 8vo D. (Wm. M'Kenzie) 1792. First Edn., XXIV, [3-4], 306pp include 14pp. Subscribers, ...

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Warner (Ferdo.) The History of the Rebellion and Civil War in Ireland, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1768.

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Warner (Ferdo.) The History of the Rebellion and Civil War in Ireland, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1768. First Edn., 2 hf. titles with adverts on verso, cont. ...

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Yeats (W.B.) Reveries over Childhood and Youth, N.Y. 1916. First American Edn., illus.

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Yeats (W.B.) Reveries over Childhood and Youth, N.Y. 1916. First American Edn., illus., cloth backed pict. boards; Bickerdyke (J.) Wild Sports in ...

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Annesley Trial: The Trial at Bar between Campbell Craig, Lessee of James Annesley, Esq.

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Annesley Trial: The Trial at Bar between Campbell Craig, Lessee of James Annesley, Esq. Plaintiff, and the Rt. Hon. Richard Earl of Anglesey Defen...

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Filmer (Sir Rob.

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Filmer (Sir Rob.) The Free - holders Grand Inquest, Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King and His Parliament. 8vo L. 1684. Fourth, engd. port. fron...

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[1798 Interest] Extracts from the Press: A Newspaper Published in the Capital of Ireland During

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[1798 Interest] Extracts from the Press: A Newspaper Published in the Capital of Ireland During Part of the Years 1797 and 1798 ..., 8vo Philadelp...

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1798: Hay (Edward) History of the Insurrection of the County of Wexford A.D. 1798...., 8vo D.

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1798: Hay (Edward) History of the Insurrection of the County of Wexford A.D. 1798...., 8vo D. (John Stockdale) 1803, First Edn, hf. title, fold. m...

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1798: Gordon (Rev. James) History of the Rebellion Ireland in the Year 1798, 8vo D. (Wm.

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1798: Gordon (Rev. James) History of the Rebellion Ireland in the Year 1798, 8vo D. (Wm. Porter) 1801, First Edn., advert page at back, full calf,...

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1798: Cloney (Thomas) A Personal Narrative of ... 1798, 8vo D. (James M'Mullen) 1832, First Edn.

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1798: Cloney (Thomas) A Personal Narrative of ... 1798, 8vo D. (James M'Mullen) 1832, First Edn., 5pp. list of subs., uncut, errata slip at back, ...

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[1798 Interest] Report of Committee of Secrecy of the House of Commons,

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[1798 Interest] Report of Committee of Secrecy of the House of Commons, ordered to be Printed 15th March 1799, 8vo D. (John Exshaw) 1799, First, 1...

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Dickie (G.) A Flora of Ulster and Botanists Guide to The North of Ireland, 8vo, Belfast (C.

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Dickie (G.) A Flora of Ulster and Botanists Guide to The North of Ireland, 8vo, Belfast (C. Aitchison) 1864, First Edn., rebacked cloth. Scarce. (...

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Inscribed - William Smith O'Brien's Copy Crebillon - Oeuvres, 3 vols. 24mo Paris 1833, hf.

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Inscribed - William Smith O'Brien's CopyCrebillon - Oeuvres, 3 vols. 24mo Paris 1833, hf. titles, each vol. with Wm. Smith O'Brien's engraved book...

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[Dodgson (C.L.)] 'Lewis Carrol' Through the Looking Glass, and what Alice Found There, 8vo L. 1872.

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[Dodgson (C.L.)] 'Lewis Carrol' Through the Looking Glass, and what Alice Found There, 8vo L. 1872. First Edn. illus. by J. Tenniel, rebound, quar...

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Hamilton (Count Anthony) Fairy Tales and Romances, 8vo L. 1849. Engd. ports, cont. hf. mor.

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Hamilton (Count Anthony) Fairy Tales and Romances, 8vo L. 1849. Engd. ports, cont. hf. mor. tooled gilt spine. V. good. Scarce. (1)

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Special Edition - King's Inns: Jellett (Sergeant)ed.

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Special Edition - King's Inns: Jellett (Sergeant)ed. A Catalogue of the Portraits in the Hall of The King's Inns, Published by the Authority of Th...

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Farley (John) The London Art of Cookery, and Housekeepers Complete Assistant. 8vo D. 1783.

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Farley (John) The London Art of Cookery, and Housekeepers Complete Assistant. 8vo D. 1783. title soiled & with sm. pce. cut out, cont. calf, lacks...

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Irish Plays: A Volume of Farces, As they are Performed at the Theatre, Smoke-Alley, Dublin.

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Irish Plays: A Volume of Farces, As they are Performed at the Theatre, Smoke-Alley, Dublin. 12mo [D] 1792. Eight works, some by J. O'Keeffe, Mrs. ...

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Almanacs: Stewart (J.

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Almanacs: Stewart (J. Watson) The Treble Almanack, (Almanack, English Registry, & Wilson's Dublin Directory) 1819, 1820, & 1822, 3 vols. sm. 8vo D...

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Early Three Candles Levy (Ferdinand) Flashes from the Dark, D. (Three Candles) 1941. Sole Edn. Lim.

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Early Three CandlesLevy (Ferdinand) Flashes from the Dark, D. (Three Candles) 1941. Sole Edn. Lim. Edn. 132 Copies. Frontis portrait by Louis le B...

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Maxwell (Capt. W.H.) Wild Sports of the West, 2 vols. 8vo L. 1832. First, 5 plts. & text illus.

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Maxwell (Capt. W.H.) Wild Sports of the West, 2 vols. 8vo L. 1832. First, 5 plts. & text illus., cont. hf. calf, spines worn; [Blake (Mrs. H.)] L...

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Signed Limited Edition Yeats (Wm. B.) A Vision.

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Signed Limited EditionYeats (Wm. B.) A Vision. An Explanation of Life founded Upon the Writings of Giraldus...., 8vo L. (T. Weener Laurie) 1925, f...

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In Fine Presentation Binding, One of 50 Copies With Original Watercolours Sayers (B.

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In Fine Presentation Binding, One of 50 CopiesWith Original WatercoloursSayers (B.) & Susan Sex, Ireland's Wild Orchids - A Field Guide, 8vo 2008....

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Cork Medical: Cummins (N.

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Cork Medical: Cummins (N. Marshall) Some Chapters of Cork Medical History, Cork 1957; also Cummins (R.C.) Unusual Medical Cases, a Cork Physicians...

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All in Fine Bindings Lever (Charles) The Military Novels of Charles Lever, 9 vols. 8vo n.d. Lim.

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All in Fine BindingsLever (Charles) The Military Novels of Charles Lever, 9 vols. 8vo n.d. Lim. Edition de Luxe No. 94 (500), engd. plts., t.e.g. ...

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Yeats (W.B.) Poems 1899 - 1905, 8vo L. (A.H. Bullen) 1906., hf. title; Poems - Second Series, 8vo L.

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Yeats (W.B.) Poems 1899 - 1905, 8vo L. (A.H. Bullen) 1906., hf. title; Poems - Second Series, 8vo L. (A.H. Bullen) 1909, hf. title, portrait front...

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Yeats (W.B.) The Tower, 8vo L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1928, First, gilt decor. pictorial cloth, d.j.

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Yeats (W.B.) The Tower, 8vo L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1928, First, gilt decor. pictorial cloth, d.j. worn; The Wild Swans at Coole, 8vo L. (Mac Millan...

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Very Fine Set [Cromwell (T.)] Excursions through Ireland - Province of Leinster, 2 vols. roy 8vo L.

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Very Fine Set[Cromwell (T.)] Excursions through Ireland - Province of Leinster, 2 vols. roy 8vo L. c. 1820, 2 engd. frontis, 2 engd. titles & 93 e...

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Betham (Sir Wm.) Irish Antiquarian Researches, Parts I & II 2 vols. D. 1826. First Edn., 12 fold.

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Betham (Sir Wm.) Irish Antiquarian Researches, Parts I & II 2 vols. D. 1826. First Edn., 12 fold. & other plts. (include frontis) some hd. cold., ...

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Property of Lily Yeats O'Faolain (Sean)ed. The Bell. a Survey of Irish Life, Vol. I No. 1 - vol.

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Property of Lily YeatsO'Faolain (Sean)ed. The Bell. a Survey of Irish Life, Vol. I No. 1 - vol. 6 No. 1, Oct. 1940 - April 1943, together 11 issue...

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Irish Travel: Head (Sir F.B.) A Fortnight in Ireland, 8vo L. 1852. First Edn., fold.

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Irish Travel: Head (Sir F.B.) A Fortnight in Ireland, 8vo L. 1852. First Edn., fold. map frontis, 16pp cat. at end, fine in orig. cloth; [Thackera...

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Cork interest: M'Namara (Rev. J.F.) Curate of Saints Peter and Paul, A Funeral Oration on the Rev.

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Cork interest: M'Namara (Rev. J.F.) Curate of Saints Peter and Paul, A Funeral Oration on the Rev. Denis Lyons, Preached in the Church of Saints P...

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Goldberg (Gerald Y.) Jonathan Swift and Contemporary Cork, 8vo Cork (Mercier) 1967.

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Goldberg (Gerald Y.) Jonathan Swift and Contemporary Cork, 8vo Cork (Mercier) 1967. Sole Edition, with illus., cloth & pict. d.w. Scarce. (1)

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Co. Cork: Harvey (Dr. J.R.), Humphreys (J.D.) & Power (Dr. T.

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Co. Cork: Harvey (Dr. J.R.), Humphreys (J.D.) & Power (Dr. T.) Contributions towards a Fauna and Flora of the County of Cork, 8vo L. & Cork (Geo. ...

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Yeats (J.B.) Life in the West of Ireland, 4to D. (Maunsel & Co.) 1912, First Edn., cold.

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Yeats (J.B.) Life in the West of Ireland, 4to D. (Maunsel & Co.) 1912, First Edn., cold. frontis & 55 plts. (7 cold.) complete, gilt lettered clot...

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Society of Gentleman: A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; 4 vols. 8vo L. 1763.

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Society of Gentleman: A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; 4 vols. 8vo L. 1763. Second Edn., engd. frontis Vol. I & 288 engd. plts....

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Yeats (W.B.) The Winding Stair and Other Poems, 8vo L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1933, First English Edn.

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Yeats (W.B.) The Winding Stair and Other Poems, 8vo L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1933, First English Edn. decor. green cloth, d.j. (worn) [Wade 169]; The...

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Kipling (R.) The Jungle Book, 8vo L. (Mac Millan & Co.

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Kipling (R.) The Jungle Book, 8vo L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1895, Reprint; The Second Jungle Book, 8vo L. (Mac Millen & Co.) 1895, First Edn., both gi...

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Yeats (J.B.) Ah Well, A Romance in Perpetuity, 8vo L.

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Yeats (J.B.) Ah Well, A Romance in Perpetuity, 8vo L. (Routledge) 1942, signed and dated, cloth back boards, d.j.; Yeats (W.B.) Representatives Ir...

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Yeats (W.B.) Plays In Prose and Verse, 8vo, L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1922, First,; Essays, 8vo L.

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Yeats (W.B.) Plays In Prose and Verse, 8vo, L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1922, First,; Essays, 8vo L. (Mac Millan & Co.) 1924, First; Early Poems & Stori...

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Kildare & Leighlin: Comerford (Rev. M.

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Kildare & Leighlin: Comerford (Rev. M.) Collections Relating to the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin, 3 vols. D. n.d. First Edn., illus. & ports., ...

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[White (Thomas)] Anglo (Thoma) De Mundo Dialogi Tres Quibus Materia, Hoc est, Quantitas, Numerus,

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[White (Thomas)] Anglo (Thoma) De Mundo Dialogi Tres Quibus Materia, Hoc est, Quantitas, Numerus, Figura, Partes, partium qualitas & genera: ... ...

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Maimbourg (P. Louis) S.J. Histoire de la Decadence de l'Empire apres Charlemagne, 4to Paris 1679.

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Maimbourg (P. Louis) S.J. Histoire de la Decadence de l'Empire apres Charlemagne, 4to Paris 1679. First Edn., add. engd. title, engd. heads & tail...

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Archdall (Mervyn) Monasticon Hibernicum: or A History of the Abbeys,

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Archdall (Mervyn) Monasticon Hibernicum: or A History of the Abbeys, Priories and other Religious Houses in Ireland. Vols. I & II [All Published],...

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Stone (J. Harris) Connemara and the Neighbouring Spots of Beauty and Interest, L. 1906. First Edn.

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Stone (J. Harris) Connemara and the Neighbouring Spots of Beauty and Interest, L. 1906. First Edn., illus. map etc.; O'Sullivan (M.D.) Old Galway ...

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O'Hart (John) Irish Pedigrees: D. 1881, Third; Perraud (Fr. A.) Ireland Under English Rule, D.

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O'Hart (John) Irish Pedigrees: D. 1881, Third; Perraud (Fr. A.) Ireland Under English Rule, D. 1864; Prendergast (J.P.) The Cromwellian Settlement...

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Walsh (Paul) Irish Chiefs and Leaders, D. 1960, also Irish Men of Learning, D. 1947.

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Walsh (Paul) Irish Chiefs and Leaders, D. 1960, also Irish Men of Learning, D. 1947. Both Three Candles Printings, First Edns., cloth & d.w.'s. V....

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[Touchet (James)] The Earl of Castlehaven's Memoirs or, His Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland;...

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[Touchet (James)] The Earl of Castlehaven's Memoirs or, His Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland;..., 8vo D. (Epsy & Cross) 1815, later cloth bindi...

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Co. Donegal: Harkin (Wm.

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Co. Donegal: Harkin (Wm.) Scenery & Antiquities of North West Donegal, 8vo Derry (David Irvine) 1893, fold. map, adverts & illus., buckram; Alling...

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Yeats (W.B.) Ideas of Good and Evil, 8vo, L. (A.H.

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Yeats (W.B.) Ideas of Good and Evil, 8vo, L. (A.H. Bullen) 1903, First, cloth backed boards; Wheels & Butterflies, 8vo L. 1934, First, cloth & d.j...

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Maxwell (W.H.) History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798, L. 1845. First Edn., port. frontis plts. etc.

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Maxwell (W.H.) History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798, L. 1845. First Edn., port. frontis plts. etc. by Geo. Cruikshank, cloth; Carleton (Wm.) Val...

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Ryland (Rev. R.H.

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Ryland (Rev. R.H.) The History of Topography and Antiquities of the County and City of Waterford, 8vo L. 1824. First Edn., Fold. hd. cold. map, & ...

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Equestrian Interest: Rarey (J.S.) The Art of Taming Horses, 12mo L. 1858, frontis & other illus.

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Equestrian Interest: Rarey (J.S.) The Art of Taming Horses, 12mo L. 1858, frontis & other illus., full calf, mor. label; Leech (J.) illus. Mr. Spo...

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Vicars (Sir A.) Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland, 1536 - 1810, roy 8vo D. 1897.

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Vicars (Sir A.) Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland, 1536 - 1810, roy 8vo D. 1897. First, buckram; Berry (H.F.) Register of Wills and Invent...

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