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DUNSANY, Lord (Edward)
Tales of War.
Dublin. The Talbot Press. & London and New York. Fisher Unwin. 1918.,  19.5cm, first edition, 156p., quarter blue cloth backed colour printed paper over boards, produced on fragile paper this is a very good to fine copy thus in worn but complete jacket (hids) A collection of stories reflecting the authors first world war experiences in France.
$75.00                          Book Number: 10509                         Order / Enquire



EDGEWORTH, Maria
Maria Edgeworth: Chosen Letters, with an Introduction by F.V. Barry.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Jonathan Cape. 1931.,  20cm, 468p., frontis, index, green cloth, gilt spine title, spine faded, very good copy (ihds). - Most of the letters are printed from the text of the unpublished "Memoir of Maria Edgeworth", edited for family use in 1867. The introduction is a substantial piece of literary criticism on the Anglo-Irish novelist.
$65.00                          Book Number: 22154                         Order / Enquire



FITZHENRY, Edna C. (Compiled)
Nineteen-Sixteen: An Anthology.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin and London. Browne and Nolan & Geo. G. Harrap & Co. 1935.,  12mo, 19cm, 2nd impression, 112p., quarter black cloth backed green cloth boards, gilt spine titles, fine in good jacket (s9.2) A collection of primarily Irish poems many inspired by the Rising of Easter Week, 1916. Poets include Roger Casement, Thomas MacDonagh, Padriac Pearse, W.B. Yeats, Dermott O'Byrne, A.E., and James Stephens.
$45.00                          Book Number: 25178                         Order / Enquire



GOGARTY, Oliver St. John
Going Native.
New York. Duell, Sloan & Pearce. 1940.,  20cm, first edition, 294p., dark blue cloth, gilt spine and cover titles, a fine copy (ihds).
$21.00                          Book Number: 17959                         Order / Enquire



GOGARTY, Oliver ST. John
I Follow Saint Patrick. Illustrated by Bip Pares.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Rich & Cowan. 1938.,  21.5cm, first edition, 336p., with 4 maps (1 folding), 7 plates (1 double page), illustrated endpapers, index, blue cloth with white titles, a very good copy (Ilds) Follows the journeys of St. Patrick as far as they are traceable." Preface.
$50.00                          Book Number: 23102                         Order / Enquire



GOLDSMITH, Oliver
The Vicar of Wakefield. To which is prefixed, Some Account of His Life and Writings.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Belfast. Printed for Samuel Archer. by Francis D. Finlay. 1818.,  16mo, 14.5cm, 244p., original quarter black calf backed marbled boards, gilt decorated wide raised bands, elaborate gilt decorations in the panels, crimson morocco label gilt, marbled endpapers, wanting the front free fly, some slight wear at the edge otherwise a fine attractively bound copy (hids). - Goldsmith was born in Co. Longford in 1728 and was educated Athlone and Edgeworthstown. He ran away from TCD 1744, but returned. He later graduated with a dubious degree in Medicine from studies in Edinburgh and Leyden, and after traveling in Europe he returned to London where he failed as a doctor. He turned to literature becoming a friend of Dr Johnson and his 'Club'.
$85.00                          Book Number: 23702                         Order / Enquire



GOLDSMITH, Oliver
The Vicar of Wakefield. With Prefatory Memoir byGeorge Saintsbury.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. John C, Nimmo. 1889.,  sm4to, 25cm, xvi,291p., with 114coloured illustrations, decorated endpapers, rebound in full blue fabrikoid,beveled boards, all edges gilt, fine thus (lt). ~ Attractively illustrated byV.A. Poirson for this edition in 1886.
$50.00                          Book Number: 32856                         Order / Enquire



GOLDSMITH, Oliver
The Deserted Village. Illustrated withDesigns by Hammatt Billings.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston. J.E. Tilton and Company. 1866.,  12mo. 18cm, 53p., title-page printed in red and black, with 32illustrations with tissue guards, in green cloth, fine plus. (ids) Sametitle and imprint as Boston, J.E. Tilton, 1866 edition, exceptillustrator not mentioned on the title page. Variations: with blindstamped borders on the boards, slight smaller at 17.8cm
$45.00    Book Number: 34825         Order / Enquire




GOLDSMITH, Oliver
The Deserted Village. Illustrated by theEtching Club. (The Choice Series).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Cassell, Petter, Galpin &Co. Nd. C.[1880?].,  12mo. 17cm, 43p., with frontis & 35 illustrationsfrom engravings, black and gilt decorated dark blue cloth, bevelledboards, very good to fine (several images are by Creswell). (ids)
$40.00    Book Number: 34826         Order / Enquire




GOLDSMITH, Oliver
The Vicar of Wakefield. Illustrated byEdmund J. Sullivan.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Henry Holt and Co. 1914.,  sm4to. 25.5cm,xvi,345p., with 16 colour plates with tissue guards, 48 text drawings,original blue cloth, gilt decorated borders and decorations on the spineand upper cover, gilt titles, t.e.g., wanting the front fly else verygood to fine . (ids)
$75.00    Book Number: 34827         Order / Enquire




GREGORY, Lady].
Lady Gregory's Journals, 1916-1930. Edited byLennox Robinson.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Published by Macmillan. 1947.,  8vo. 21.5cm,first US edition, 342p., with index, very good to fine copy in good tovery jacket (irds). ~ Excerpts, topically arranged, from the extensivejournals kept between 1916 and 1930; divided into two parts, first atCoole and later the Abbey Theatre.
$35.00                          Book Number: 35319                         Order / Enquire



HARRIS, Frank
The Yellow Ticket and Other Stories.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London.Grant Richards Ltd. 1914.,  19cm, first edition, first issue, 293p., 12prear publisher's ads dated October 1914, olive/green cloth, free flyclipped, address label on front endpaper, very good sound copy (irhmds). ~ Ten short stories : The Yellow Ticket, The Veils of Isis, A FrenchArtist, In the Vale of Tears, A Daughter of Eve, A Prostitute, Isaac andRebecca, A Miracle and No Wonder, A Fool's Paradise, The Ugly Duckling.
$45.00                          Book Number: 33713                         Order / Enquire



HEANEY]. KAY, Magdalena
In Gratitude for All the Gifts. SeamusHeaney and Eastern Europe.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. University of Toronto Press. 2012.,  8vo. 23cm, 240p., notes, bibliography, index, black cloth, gilt spinetitles, fine in fine jacket, as new (Ilds). ~ A study of the literaryand cultural links between Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney andtwentieth century Eastern European poets including Czeslaw Milosz andZbigniew Herbert. Magdalena Kay is an associate professor in theDepartment of English at the University of Victoria.
$40.00                          Book Number: 35876                         Order / Enquire



HYDE, Douglas (Edited with an Introduction by).
Love Songs ofConnacht . I-III. Songs of O'Carolan, Songs Praising Women, DrinkingSongs.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin. Irish Academic Press. 1985.,  8vo, 21.5cm, 156p., frontisportrait, colour printed stiff wraps, trade paperback, fine as new copy(Ihds). ~ A reprint of the original edition of 1893 with a newintroduction.
$25.00                          Book Number: 22734                         Order / Enquire



JORDAN, John
Collected Stories. Edited by Hugh McFadden with an introduction by Benedict Kiely.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin. Poolbeg Press. 1991.,  19.5cm, vii,377p., printed wraps (trade paperback), some slight wear otherwise a very good to fine copy (Ihds).
$20.00                          Book Number: 20958                         Order / Enquire


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