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ADAMS, William Forbes
Ireland and Irish Emigration to the New World, from 1815 to the Famine.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New Haven, London. Yale and Oxford University Presses., 1932. 8vo. 22cm, first edition, vii444p., 2 colour maps, index, wine cloth, ex-library, good to very good sound working copy of a scarce book Between 1815 and 1845 a million Irish crossed the Atlantic forming the first mass movement to America.
$140.00 Book Number: 5900 Order / Enquire
AKENSON, Donald H.
Education and Enmity. The Control of Schooling in Northern Ireland, 1920-50.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. David & Charles. Barnes & Noble Books., 1973. 21.5cm, 287p., bibliography, index, black cloth, fine in jacket
$31.50 Book Number: 5901 Order / Enquire
AKENSON, Donald Harman
The United States and Ireland. The American Foreign Policy Library; series.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Cambridge. Harvard University Press. 1973., 20cm, x,311p., blue cloth backed tan boards, fine in very good jacket(S9.4)
$24.50 Book Number: 5902 Order / Enquire
BARRINGTON, Sir Jonah
Historic Anecdotes and Secret Memoirs of the Legislative Union, between Great Britain and Ireland.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Published by G. Robinson, 1st Sept. (J. Moyes, Printer, London). 1809., thick folio, 35cm, first edition, xlii,302pp., engraved frontis portrait (the Author), engraved title-page vignette, 32 engraved portrait plates, 3 tipped-in facsimile letters, 2 tipped-in errata leaves, in later half calf, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt spine title on crushed green morocco label, blind decorations in the panels, t.e.g., some scattered foxing and some toning else a very good to fine copy of the rare complete first edition. (cgc) Author's Presentation Copy. With a one page signed ms. letter laid in, from the author to his publisher; Sirs. Give Mr. (Hu?and) a large paper copy of my book and his choice of proof prints. J. Barrington. . Provenance: In faint pencil on the bottom margin of the above letter: Purchased by me at Hatairds (?), John Hare. The printer colophon is on the bottom edge of the first text page. National Library Ireland online catalogue cites 1 copy. There is only 1 complete copy (of 6 listings) on WorldCat, at University Kansas Libraries. "Originally announced to be in 10 parts but apparently suppressed after 5 parts (see below) were published. A new edition was issued in London, by Henry Coburn & R. Bentley. 1835, in 2 vols, 4to, with 36 portrait plates. Presumably from parts left over from the first edition. Sir Jonah Barrington, (1760-1834), Irish politician, was appointed an Admiralty Court Judge in 1798. This is an important book for the era covering the subjects of the 1798 Rebellion, The Volunteers and The Union. Barrington's character was called into question but he also on occasions acted with principal. He campaigned against the Union and lost his position when he voted against it. He had helped the government get votes in its favour by bribery. When he lost his seat in 1803 the government made him a judge. The first part of the present work was published in 1809 causing great alarm because of its uncompromising content and style. It is thought he was induced to delay later parts as the government shrank from exposure of its conduct in carrying out the Act of Union. Financial irregularities forced his removal from the bench but the threat of these memories apparently meant that he was allowed to reside in France from 1815 and act as a judge by deputy until 1830. Contrary to some biographical sources, despite similarities, this is not the same work as his Rise and Fall of the Irish Nation. "Barrington could have been Solicitor-General if he had agreed to vote for the Union. He gives himself and perhaps deserves great credit for this renunciation, but his political manoeuvres of the period of 1801-2 were far from simple. Between 1805 and 1810 his debts led him to misappropriate court funds and he was finally brought to account for this in 1830. . All his books are valuable documents for the social and political life of 18th century Ireland. He has been much frowned on by puritan critics but he was simply a politician of his time whose chief fault was to be found out. It is absurd to condemn him for not sharing the high standards of modern Irish political life". - Brady & Cleeve. The broad collection of portraitures were engraved by James Heath and include Barrington, Edward Fitzgerald, Francis Rawdon, Henry Grattan, Henry Flood, Charles Cornwallis, and others involved in the machinations over Irish Legislative Union.
$4499.89 Book Number: 29302 Order / Enquire
BARTHOLOMEW, John (constructed by)
Philip's Handy Atlas of the Counties of Ireland. Revised by P.W. Joyce. With consulting index.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. George Philip & Son. 1881., 12mo. 18.5cm, foliated, being 33 double page colour maps, 41,p. index, ads., gilt decorated green cloth, bevelled boards, a very good copy (s9.1) These useful colour maps show the baronies of each county.
$274.99 Book Number: 29303 Order / Enquire
On An Irish Jaunting-Car, Through Donegal andConnemara.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York & London. Harper & Bros. 1902., 8vo, 21cm, the firstedition, 138p., plus 32 plates from photographs, in original pictorial(jaunty car) green cloth, blocked in black, white, brown and gilt titlepanel rising above the mountain horizon, gilt spine titles, t.e.g.,author's unsigned presentation copy, some slight wear on the corner, someslight fading in the white cover titles, but a very good copy. (ids) Oneof the most attractive pictorial cloth binding on Ireland. While thisbook has been a fairly common it is now difficult to fine in acceptablecondition.
|$150.00||Book Number: 34802||Order / Enquire|
BIRMINGHAM, George A.
The Lighter Side of Irish Life. With sixteen illustrations in colour by Henry W. Kerr.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London & Edinburgh. T.N. Foulis. 1924., 19.5cm, new edition, vii,271p. ads. with 16 tipped in colour plates mounted on colour stock, bound in green linen, gilt spine titles, very good to copy (s9).
$17.50 Book Number: 22063 Order / Enquire
Changeand Challenge. The Story of the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards1928-1978. Together with a short account of their parent regiments, The5th Princess Charlotte of Wale's Dragoon Guards and The 6th InniskillingDragoons.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. William Clowes and Sons Limited. 1978., 8vo, 22cm,xxix,210p., colour frontis, 18 illustrations, maps, appendices, greencloth, silver spine titles & Regimental crest on front, fine in very goodjacket. (Ids) The history of a British Army armoured regiment. Servicein the Fall of France, North-West Europe, Korea, and Cyprus.
|$45.00||Book Number: 34805||Order / Enquire|
The Imperial Gazetteer: a General Dictionary of Geography, Physical, Political. Statistical and Descriptive. Compiled from the latest and best authorities.
Glasgow, Edinburgh & London. Blackie & Sons. 1855., 26cm, the first edition, in 2 volumes. xii,1308 & [ii],61,1288pp., steel-engraved frontis views (Glasgow and of Rio de Janeiro), with 700 woodcut illustrations, views, costumes, maps, plans etc. in the text, rebound in half dark blue linen, marbled boards, gilt rules for bands, double black leather labels, gilt titles, a fine set (S5.1) Volume two includes the Abstract of the 1851 Census of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
|$314.99||Book Number: 13880||Order / Enquire|
The Irish and Catholic Power. An American Interpretation. With a foreword b y H. Montgomery Hyde.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Derek Verschoyle. 1954., 8vo. 21.5cm, 368p., map, appendix, notes, bibliography, index, green cloth, very good to fine copy in jacket (S9.3)
$28.00 Book Number: 5911 Order / Enquire
BOWERS, Claude G.
The Irish Orators, a History of Ireland's Fight for Freedom.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Indianapolis. The Bobbs-Merrill Co., ., Thick12mo, 19cm, [xxii],528p., with 14 portrait plates, bibliography, index, dark green cloth, gilt spine and cover titles, some fade flecking on the boards else a very good copy. (s9.1) Includes Henry Flood, Grattan, Curran, Lord Plunkett, Robert Emmet, Daniel Oonnell, Thomas Francis Meagher, Isaac Butt, Parnell.
$20.00 Book Number: 29307 Order / Enquire
The Sure Confusing Drum: Ireland and the FirstWorld War. Inagural Lecture. Delivered at the College on 8 February 1993.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Swansea. University College of Swansea. 1993., 21cm, 34p., staple boundwraps, underlinging, otherwise very good. (ids)
$40.00 Book Number: 34693 Order / Enquire
The Battle-Fields of Ireland, From 1688 to 1691: including Limerick and Athlone, Aughrim and The Boyne. Being an outline History of the Jacobite War in Ireland, and the Causes which led to it.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. Robert Coddington, Publisher. 1867., 12mo. 19cm, 323p., original blind ruled green cloth, gilt spine titles, gilt pictorial (harp & shamrock) decoration on the boards, small ink stamp on the front endpaper and free fly else a near fine copy (s9.1)
$249.99 Book Number: 29308 Order / Enquire
Bills On Ireland. The Bank of the Metropolis, 39 State Street, will draw bills on the Provincial Bank, Dublin, in summs to suit, FROM ONE POUND, UP. The provincial Bank has Branches at Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Clonmel, Londonderry, Sligo, Wexford, Belfast, Waterford, Galway, Armagh, Etc. Etc., (75 places).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. Bank of the Metropolis, Nd. ca.., 24.5x 15cm, 1p., fine (ids)
$100.00 Book Number: 29309 Order / Enquire
Inishkillane. Change and Decline in the West of Ireland.
London. Allen Lane, The Penguin Press. 1973., 22.5cm, first edition, 226p., map, tables, photographs, bibliography, index, brown cloth, fine in near fine jacket (s9.4). Provocative work on the decline of western Ireland society.
$8.75 Book Number: 12166 Order / Enquire