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[Croker (J.W.)] Familiar Epistles to Frederick E. Jones on the Present State of the Irish Stage, sm.

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[Croker (J.W.)] Familiar Epistles to Frederick E. Jones on the Present State of the Irish Stage, sm. 8vo D. 1805. Fourth, uncut, boards; [Sterne (...

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Edgeworth (Maria) Tales and Novels, 10 vols. sm. 8vo L. 1857. Engd. plts. titles & illus., orig.

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Edgeworth (Maria) Tales and Novels, 10 vols. sm. 8vo L. 1857. Engd. plts. titles & illus., orig. cloth, gilt spines. V. good. (10)

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Hogan (Rev. Ed.) The History of the Irish Wolfdog, 12mo D. 1897, First Edn.

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Hogan (Rev. Ed.) The History of the Irish Wolfdog, 12mo D. 1897, First Edn., frontis & plts; also The Irish People, Their Height, Form and Strengt...

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[Whately (Thos. & Payne (Thos.

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[Whately (Thos. & Payne (Thos.)] Observations on Modern Gardening, Illustrated by Descriptions, 12mo D. (John Exshaw) 1770. First Dublin Edition, ...

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Hayward (R.) & Piper (R.) This is Ireland - Leinster and Dublin, & Ulster and Belfast, 2 vols. L.

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Hayward (R.) & Piper (R.) This is Ireland - Leinster and Dublin, & Ulster and Belfast, 2 vols. L. 1949 & 1950, illus. d.w.'s; also O'Grady (S.) Lo...

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Hand Coloured Plates: Plues (Margaret) Rambles in Search of Wild Flowers, 8vo L. 1864. Second Edn.

Lot 6

Hand Coloured Plates: Plues (Margaret) Rambles in Search of Wild Flowers, 8vo L. 1864. Second Edn., 18 full page hd. cold. plts., cloth. (1)

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[O'Nolan (Brian)] O'Brien (Flann) The Hard Life, L. 1961. First Edn., cloth & orig. d.w.

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[O'Nolan (Brian)] O'Brien (Flann) The Hard Life, L. 1961. First Edn., cloth & orig. d.w.; also Cruiskeen Lawn, by Myles na gCopaleen, 8vo D. (Cahi...

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Signed by the Author Lynch (Florence Monteith) The Mystery Man of Banna Strand,

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Signed by the AuthorLynch (Florence Monteith) The Mystery Man of Banna Strand, The Life and Death of Captain Robert Monteith, 8vo N.Y. 1959, First...

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Gratton Flood (W.H.) A History of Irish Music, D. 1913. Signed Pres. Copy to V. Rev. Fr. F.

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Gratton Flood (W.H.) A History of Irish Music, D. 1913. Signed Pres. Copy to V. Rev. Fr. F. Carolan, P.P., orig. cloth, stained; Woulfe (Rev. P.) ...

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Fine Bindings: Lever (Charles) Charles O'Malley - The Irish Dragoon, 8vo L. 1899, illus. a.e.g.

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Fine Bindings: Lever (Charles) Charles O'Malley - The Irish Dragoon, 8vo L. 1899, illus. a.e.g. full green mor. by Bayntun of Bath, gilt fillet b...

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[Phipps (C.H.) Marquis of Normanby] The English in France, 3 vols. L. 1828. First Edn., 3 hf.

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[Phipps (C.H.) Marquis of Normanby] The English in France, 3 vols. L. 1828. First Edn., 3 hf. titles, adverts end of Vols. I & II, uncut boards; V...

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Maps: Cary (John) New Itinerary: or, An Accurate Delineation of the Great Roads, ..

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Maps: Cary (John) New Itinerary: or, An Accurate Delineation of the Great Roads, .. throughout England and Wales... 8vo L. 1798. First Edn., engd....

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Medical: Buchan (Wm.) Domestic Medicine, 8vo L. 1807, calf; Combe (A.

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Medical: Buchan (Wm.) Domestic Medicine, 8vo L. 1807, calf; Combe (A.) The Physiology of Digestion, 8vo Edin. 1842. Fourth, cloth; Keynes (Geoffre...

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Tyndall (John) Mountaineering in 1861. A Vacation Tour, L. 1862. First Edn. hf.

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Tyndall (John) Mountaineering in 1861. A Vacation Tour, L. 1862. First Edn. hf. title, frontis & 1 plt. 8pp. adverts. at end, orig. cloth. V. good...

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Tyndall (John) The Glaciers of the Alps, being A Narrative of Excursions and Ascents.. . 8vo L.

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Tyndall (John) The Glaciers of the Alps, being A Narrative of Excursions and Ascents.. . 8vo L. 1860. First Edn., frontis plts. & illus. thro-out,...

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Scarce Cork Travel Book Windele (J.) Historical and Descriptive Notices of Cork, sm.

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Scarce Cork Travel BookWindele (J.) Historical and Descriptive Notices of Cork, sm. 8vo Cork (Bolster) 1843. Second Edn., wd. cut frontis, some te...

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Budgell (Eustace) Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Earl of Orrery and of the Family of

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Budgell (Eustace) Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Earl of Orrery and of the Family of the Boyles, 8vo L. 1732. First Edn., engd. por...

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[Knox] Extra Official State Papers Addressed to the Rt. Hon. Lord Rawdon ..

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[Knox] Extra Official State Papers Addressed to the Rt. Hon. Lord Rawdon .. Promoting the Prosperity of the British Empire, 8vo L. & D. Reprinted ...

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Galway interest: Sullivan (M.D.

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Galway interest: Sullivan (M.D.) Old Galway The History of a Norman Colony in Ireland, Cambridge 1942, First Edn., illus. cloth; Wynne (Maud) An I...

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All Limited Editions Cuala Press: Masefield (John) Some Memories of W.B. Yeats, D. 1940, No.

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All Limited EditionsCuala Press: Masefield (John) Some Memories of W.B. Yeats, D. 1940, No. 216 (370); Mac Donagh (D.) Veterans and Other Poems, D...

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Binding: Statutes of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, 4to L. 1812. Title with engd.

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Binding: Statutes of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, 4to L. 1812. Title with engd. badge, signed at end by J. Pulman, Deputy Bath King of A...

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Atlas: Wyld (James) An Atlas of Modern Geography, roy 8vo L. 1846. Engd. title & 24 dbl. page end.

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Atlas: Wyld (James) An Atlas of Modern Geography, roy 8vo L. 1846. Engd. title & 24 dbl. page end. map, hand cold. in full, orig. decor. cloth, gi...

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Printing: Greswell (Rev. Wm.

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Printing: Greswell (Rev. Wm. Parr) Annals of Parisian Typography, containing An Account of the Earliest Typographical Establishments of Paris. 8vo...

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Hall (Lieut Francis) 14th Light Dragoons, H.P.

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Hall (Lieut Francis) 14th Light Dragoons, H.P. Travels in Canada and the United States in 1816 and 1817, 8vo L. 1818. First Edn. Fold. map, cont. ...

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Temple (Sir John) The Irish Rebellion: or, The History of the ..

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Temple (Sir John) The Irish Rebellion: or, The History of the .. General Rebellion, Raised within the Kingdom of Ireland ... 1641, 4to D. 1724. En...

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Medical: Mihles (Samuel) & Reid (A.) The Elements of Surgery, 8vo L. 1764. Second, 18 fold. plts.

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Medical: Mihles (Samuel) & Reid (A.) The Elements of Surgery, 8vo L. 1764. Second, 18 fold. plts., Proposals, leaves & advert leaf at end, cont. c...

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[Smith (C.) & Harris (W.)]eds. The Ancient and Present State of the County of Down, 8vo D. 1744.

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[Smith (C.) & Harris (W.)]eds. The Ancient and Present State of the County of Down, 8vo D. 1744. First Edn., fold. map (supplied in facsimile), so...

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Smith (Chas.) The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Waterford, 8vo D. 1746.

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Smith (Chas.) The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Waterford, 8vo D. 1746. First Edn. 8pp subs list, lg. fold. map of Co. Water...

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Medical: Dionis (Mr.

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Medical: Dionis (Mr.) A Course of Chirurgical Operations, Demonstrated in the Royal Gardens at Paris, 8vo L. 1733. Second Edn., 61 engd. plts. & w...

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Medical: Hamilton (Alex.) Outlines of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery, 8vo Edin 1787. New Edn.

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Medical: Hamilton (Alex.) Outlines of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery, 8vo Edin 1787. New Edn., 424pp; Bound with, Morley (John) An Essay on...

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Yeats (W.B.) Stories of Red Hanrahan and The Secret Rose, roy 8vo L. 1927. First Edn., cold.

Lot 31

Yeats (W.B.) Stories of Red Hanrahan and The Secret Rose, roy 8vo L. 1927. First Edn., cold. frontis & other plts. by Norah McGuinness, gilt decor...

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Francis (B. Bernard) Student in Divinity, The Christian Duty, This is the Way, Walk in it.

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Francis (B. Bernard) Student in Divinity, The Christian Duty, This is the Way, Walk in it. 4to Aire (Claude Francois Tuliet) 1684. First Edn., [VI...

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Signed by Andy Warhol Warhol (Andy) The Philosophy of Andy Warhol,

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Signed by Andy WarholWarhol (Andy) The Philosophy of Andy Warhol, (from A to B and Back Again); 8vo N.Y. (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich) 1975, First E...

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Jones (John J.) Account of the War in Spain and Portugal and in the South of France, 8vo L. 1818.

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Jones (John J.) Account of the War in Spain and Portugal and in the South of France, 8vo L. 1818. First Edn., 4 fold. cold. maps, uncut, boards; S...

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[Greville] Past and Present Policy of England towards Ireland, 8vo L. 1845. Second, adverts, orig.

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[Greville] Past and Present Policy of England towards Ireland, 8vo L. 1845. Second, adverts, orig. cloth; Kohl (J.G.) Ireland, L. 1843. First, ori...

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Illustrated by Joseph Campbell Fox (C.

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Illustrated by Joseph CampbellFox (C. Milligan) Four Irish Songs, words by Alice Milligan, Edith Wheeler etc. 4 lg. bl & white plts. by Joseph Cam...

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Northern Ireland: Mc Skimin (S.

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Northern Ireland: Mc Skimin (S.) The History and Antiquities of the County of the Town of Carrickfergus, Belfast 1909, illus.; Stevenson (John) Tw...

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Phillips (Chas.) Specimens of Irish Eloquence, L. 1819. First Edn., engd. ports. hf. mor.

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Phillips (Chas.) Specimens of Irish Eloquence, L. 1819. First Edn., engd. ports. hf. mor.; Gilpin (Wm.) An Essay on Prints, L. 1792. Fourth, cont....

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Bradley (Richard) A General Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening, for the Month of July,

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Bradley (Richard) A General Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening, for the Month of July, [-August - September] Vol. I, Bound with Vol. II, for Octo...

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Lemery (Nicholas) A Course of Chemistry;

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Lemery (Nicholas) A Course of Chemistry; Containing An easie Method of Preparing those Chymical Medicines which are used in Physick, 8vo L. 1720. ...

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Donn (James) Hortus Cantabrigiensis; or A Catalogue of Plants Indigenous and Exotic, 8vo L.

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Donn (James) Hortus Cantabrigiensis; or A Catalogue of Plants Indigenous and Exotic, 8vo L. 1815, orig. boards; also Useful and Ornamental Plantin...

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Law (Rev. Wm.) Selections from the Works of the Rev.

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Law (Rev. Wm.) Selections from the Works of the Rev. William Law, making a Guide to Rest, in belief of the Gospel and in Obedience to the Divine L...

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Co. Donegal: Harkin (Wm.) Scenery and Antiquities of North-West Donegal, Londonderry 1893.

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Co. Donegal: Harkin (Wm.) Scenery and Antiquities of North-West Donegal, Londonderry 1893. First Edn. fold. map, & 12 plts. adverts, orig. cloth; ...

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Carleton (William) Traits and Stories of The Irish Peasantry, 2 vols. L. (Wm. Tegg) 1868, 8th Edn.

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Carleton (William) Traits and Stories of The Irish Peasantry, 2 vols. L. (Wm. Tegg) 1868, 8th Edn., frontis, various illus., contemp. hf. mor., ma...

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Signed Limited Edition of 20 Copies De Burca (Seamus) Four Plays, 8vo 4 vols. in one, orig.

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Signed Limited Edition of 20 CopiesDe Burca (Seamus) Four Plays, 8vo 4 vols. in one, orig. wrappers, D. 1984, Bound Ltd. Edn., 7 (20) copies, sign...

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Psalters & Chanters: Birch (Walter de Gray) The History,

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Psalters & Chanters: Birch (Walter de Gray) The History, Art and Palaeography of the Manuscript styled The Utrecht Psalter, roy 8vo L. 1876, illus...

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Illustrated Volume: Ingoldsby (Thamas), Rackham (Arthur)illus.

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Illustrated Volume: Ingoldsby (Thamas), Rackham (Arthur)illus., The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels, 4to L. (Wm. Heinemann) 1919, illus. t....

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[Rackham (Arthur)] Irving (Washington) Rip Van Winkle, 4to L. 1905. First Gen. Edn. Cold.

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[Rackham (Arthur)] Irving (Washington) Rip Van Winkle, 4to L. 1905. First Gen. Edn. Cold. frontis & 49 mtd. cold. plts. after Arthur Rackham, orig...

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Illustrated Volume etc: Wain (Louis ) and Bingham (Clifton) Fun & Frolic, 4to L. (Ernest Nister) c.

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Illustrated Volume etc: Wain (Louis ) and Bingham (Clifton) Fun & Frolic, 4to L. (Ernest Nister) c. 1900, profusely illus., in b. & w. and colour,...

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Northern Ireland interest: Milligan (Cecil Davis) History of the Siege of Londonderry, 1689,

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Northern Ireland interest: Milligan (Cecil Davis) History of the Siege of Londonderry, 1689, Belfast 1951; Simpson (R.) The Annals of Derry, Limav...

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Mitchell (John) Jail Journal, roy 8vo D. & L. 1913. Port. frontis plts. & ports. thro-out, orig.

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Mitchell (John) Jail Journal, roy 8vo D. & L. 1913. Port. frontis plts. & ports. thro-out, orig. cloth. Good. (1)

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Arctic Travel - M'Clintock (Capt.

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Arctic Travel - M'Clintock (Capt.) The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas - A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and ...

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Sporting: Payne - Gallwey (Sir R.) The Fowler in Ireland, 8vo Surrey 1976.

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Sporting: Payne - Gallwey (Sir R.) The Fowler in Ireland, 8vo Surrey 1976. Special Limited Reprint No. 8 of 85 Copies Only, illus. orig. hf. mor. ...

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Caillie (Rene) Travels through Central Africa to Timbuctoo; and Across the Great Desert of Morocco;

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Caillie (Rene) Travels through Central Africa to Timbuctoo; and Across the Great Desert of Morocco; .. 1824 - 1828. 2 vols. 8vo L. 1830. First End...

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O'Flanagan (J.R.) The Blackwater in Munster, 4to, L. (Jeremiah How) 1844, First, engd.

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O'Flanagan (J.R.) The Blackwater in Munster, 4to, L. (Jeremiah How) 1844, First, engd. frontis, engd. t.p., dedit, subs list, fold. map, 1 other f...

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Johnson (Samuel)A.M. A Dictionary of the English Language, 2 vols., L. 1773, Fifth Edn., contemp.

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Johnson (Samuel)A.M. A Dictionary of the English Language, 2 vols., L. 1773, Fifth Edn., contemp. full calf, mor. labels, some wear. Otherwise goo...

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Fishing: Hutchinson (Horace Gordon) Fly-Fishing in Salt and Fresh Water with six plates,

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Fishing: Hutchinson (Horace Gordon) Fly-Fishing in Salt and Fresh Water with six plates, representing artificial flies, 8vo L. (J. Van Voorst) 185...

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Warner (Ferdinando) The History of Ireland, from the Earliest Authentic Accounts, to the Year 1171..

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Warner (Ferdinando) The History of Ireland, from the Earliest Authentic Accounts, to the Year 1171.., 2 vols., D. (James Williams) 1770, First, co...

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Molyneux (William) The Case of Ireland's Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England Stated, 12mo,

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Molyneux (William) The Case of Ireland's Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England Stated, 12mo, [L.] 1719, VIII, 102pps., contemp. blind toole...

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Connellan (Owen) A Dissertation on Irish Grammar Comprising a Critique on the latest Grammar of

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Connellan (Owen) A Dissertation on Irish Grammar Comprising a Critique on the latest Grammar of that Language, 12mo, D. 1834, First, 62pps, later ...

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