Search Results



Return to Search Page

Total Books found 102
Next Last


BECKETT, Samuel
Mercier and Camier. Translated from the originalFrench by the author.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Calder & Boyars. 1974.,  12mo, 19.5cm,first English edition, 123p., black cloth, fine in lightly toned completejacket (Irltds). ~ Samuel Beckett's fourth novel, the second writtenin French and translated by him. Originally published in Paris in 1970.One of Beckett's most humorous books in which he investigates the roleof chance in peoples lives.
$125.00                          Book Number: 35310                         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. 1911.,  12mo, 19.8cm, the First Edition, vii,271[6]p., ads.,with 16 tipped in colour plates mounted on colour extra stock paper, in the original tan fine grain linen, gilt spine and upper cover titles, t.e.g., very good copy. (ids)
$45.00    Book Number: 34803         Order / Enquire




BOWEN, Elizabeth
Collected Impressions.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Longmans Green and Co. 1950.,  8vo, 21.5cm, first edition, ix,269p., dark blue cloth, gilt spine titles, a very good to fine copy in good to very good (chipped) jacket (ilds)
$40.00                          Book Number: 27385                         Order / Enquire



BRADLEY, Anthony (edited, with introduction and notes)
Contemporary Irish Poetry. An Anthology.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  Berkley. University of California Press.,  1980. 23.5cm, xvii,430p., illustrations & biographies of poets, indexes of poets, poems & first lines, green cloth, fine in near fine complete jacket (hds) An anthology comprised of the works of forty-three Irish poets including Austin Clarke, Patrick Kavanagh, Thomas Kinsella, John Montague and Seamus Heaney.
$28.00                          Book Number: 7096                         Order / Enquire



CANFIELD, Curtis (Edited by)
Plays Of The Irish Renaissance 1880-1930. Selected and Edited with an Introduction and Notes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Ives Washburn. 1932.,  18.5cm, 436p., green grain cloth with gilt titles and decorations, spine a bit faded (titles clear), a very good copy (ds9).
$25.00                          Book Number: 20956                         Order / Enquire



CARPENTER, Andrew (Edited by)
My Uncle John. Edward Stephen's Life of J.M. Synge.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Oxford University Press. 1974.,  21.5cm, xv,222p., map, plates and illustrations, brown cloth, a fine copy in fine jacket (ds9)
$25.00                          Book Number: 28432                         Order / Enquire



CLARKE, Austin
Mnemosyne Lay in the Dust. With Drawings by JackCoughlin.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin. Dolmen Editions. 1966.,  4to, 26.5cm, 50,[1]p., limitededition of 1000 copies, title page portrait & 4 illustrations (one doublepage) from drawings by Jack Coughlin, light olive green paper overboards, in illustrated jacket, a fine copy in very good to fine jacket(hmds) ~ Miller 96.
$75.00                          Book Number: 35590                         Order / Enquire



COLUM, Padraic
Old Pastures.
New York. The Macmillan Company. 1930.,  23.5cm, first limited edition, x,42p., one colour vignette title page, limited to 200 numbered copies on rag paper, this being #5, signed by the author, quarter black linen backed colour patterned paper over boards, gilt spine titles, a fine copy in tired dust worn slipcase (hids).
$105.00                          Book Number: 11263                         Order / Enquire



COLUM, Padraic
Old Pastures.
New York. The Macmillan Company. 1930.,  20cm, first edition, x,42p., vignette title page, green cloth, spine faded, a good sound working copy (hids).
$14.00                          Book Number: 11264                         Order / Enquire



COLUM, Padraic
Roofs of Gold. Poems to Read Aloud. Edited and With an Introduction by.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Macmillan Publishing. 1964.,  23.5cm, 4th printing, xii,179p., index of authors, orange cloth with black stamped titles, jacket is edgeworn, a few closed tears, but complete, a fine copy in very good jacket (Ids)
$20.00                          Book Number: 24570                         Order / Enquire



COLUM, Padraic
The Land. A Play in Three Acts.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin. The Abbey Theatre. 1905.,  12mo, 19cm, the first edition, 51,(1)p., in the original printed brown illustrated wraps, light chipping to lower wraps, a very good copy. Signed by the Author writer on half-title. (ids) Volume III of the Abbey Theatre Series. "The Land" was first produced at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in June, 1905 by the Irish National Theatre Society, under the direction of W.G. Fay. Although not credited, the cover illustration is believed to be by Jack B. Yeats.
$250.00    Book Number: 36315         Order / Enquire




DILLON, Eilis
Wild Geese.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Simon and Schuster. 1980.,  8vo, 21cm, first American edition, 352p., green cloth, remainder mark on lower leaf edges, a fine copy in fine jacket (ids).
$25.00                          Book Number: 29621                         Order / Enquire



DOYLE, Lynn
Ballygullion Ballads and other verses.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Duckworth. 1936.,  20cm, first edition, 64p., with 4 plates including colour frontis, glossary, blue cloth, very good to fine (Ids). - A book of poetry by Leslie Alexander Montgomery (pseud. Lyn Doyle), writing on the fictional area of Ballygullen in his birthplace of County Down. The four illustrations are by William Conor and reflect his portrayal of working class in Ulster.
$25.00                          Book Number: 29620                         Order / Enquire



DUFFY, Bernard
Oriel.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin & London. The Talbot Press & T. Fisher Unwin. 1918.,  thick12mo, 19cm, viii, 383p., brown cloth, gilt spine titles & repeated in black on the upper cover, text browned, spine titles faded, very good sound copy (Ilds). - One of the two novels of the Irish comic playwright. A scarce Talbot Press publication.
$45.00                          Book Number: 29665                         Order / Enquire



DUNSANY, Lord
Plays of Near & Far.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London & New York. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1922.,  12mo, 19cm, first edition, limited edition of 500 copies, (5),150p., tan brown cloth, gilt titles on the spine and upper cover, marbled endpapers, on laid paper, bookplate, slightly dust worn else very good to fine copy (Ids). - Six plays: The Compromise of the King of the Golden Isles; The Flight of the Queen; Cheezo; A Good Bargain; If Shakespeare Lived To-Day; Fame and the Poet.
$65.00                          Book Number: 29628                         Order / Enquire


Next Last


Patrick McGahern Books Inc. • 11 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 9M5 • Phone 613-230-2275