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An Alphabet of Aphorism. Cuts by Michael Morrow.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Dublin. The Dolmen Press. 1953., 8vo, 19x 13cm, p., this being #31 of 50 numbered & signed copies, signed by Arland Ussher, with 6 hand coloured linocuts by Michael Morrow on Irish vellum paper, bound in lime yellow flat grain buckram, gilt titles along the spine and Dolmen monograph over the upper cover, unopened, bookplate, a fine copy, rare (ids) Miller 12. A further 500 copies were published in decorated boards, some in wrappers, October, 1953. "A 'secular' Christmas booklet, which proved popular, due to the keen wit of Arland Ussher's text and Michael Morrow's cuts". (Miller).
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WHITE, Terence de Vere
The Story of the Royal Dublin Society.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Tralee. The Kerryman Limited., Nd. . 8vo. 21.5cm, 228p., frontispiece, 12 plates and illustrations, blue cloth, fine in very good jacket
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A History of the Rise and Progress of the people called Quakers in Ireland from the Year 1653 to 1700. Exhibiting their Labours in the Gospel, their Zeal in the Promotion of Christian Discipline and Sufferings for Conscience-sake; Together with the Characters and Spiritual Experiences of some of their principal Ministers and Elders, and other Occurrences. First compiled, at the request of their National Meeting, by Thomas Wight. Now revised and enlarged, To which is added; A Continuation of the same History to the Year. 1751. With an Introduction describing summarily the Apostacy of the Professors of Christianity from the Primitive Simplicity and Purity through its several Stages, and the gradual Reformation form thence. An A Treaties of
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Dublin. Printed by I. Jackson., 1751. 8vo. 19.5cm, the first edition, 484,[viiii]p., index, bound in quarter brown leather, raised bands, red leather label, marbled boards, very good to fine thus Bradshaw 1623. - An important source on the Quakers which includes, as well, much on the Irish society, local history and genealogy.
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A History of the Rise and Progress of the people called Quakers in Ireland from the Year 1653 to 1700. Exhibiting their Labours in the Gospel, their Zeal in the Promotion of Christian Discipline and Sufferings for Consciencesake; Together with the Characters and Spiritual Experiences of some of their principal Ministers and Elders, and other Occurrences. First compiled, at the request of their National Meeting, by Thomas Wight. Now revised and enlarged, To which is added; A Continuation of the same History to the Year. 1751. With an Introduction describing summarily the Apostacy of the Professors of Christianity from the Primitive Simplicity and Purity through its several Stages, and the gradual Reformation from thence. And A Treaties of
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Dublin. Printed by I. Jackson. 1751., 4to. trimmed, 20x 15cm, the first edition, 484,[viiii]p., index, rebound in quarter brown calf, gilt ruled raised bands, crushed crimson morocco label, marbled boards, fine (cgc) Bradshaw 1623. - An important source on the Quakers which includes, as well, much on the Irish society, local history and genealogy.
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WILDE, Sir. William R.
Wilde's Loch Corrib, It's Shores and Islands. With notices of Loch Measga. The Third Edition edited with Introduction by Colm O Lochlainn.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Dublin. At the sign of the Three Candles. 1938., 12mo, 17.5cm, [vi],319,p., (errata), with 76 illustrations from engravings, rear folding map, in full tan smooth grain linen, titles and illustrations on the spine and upper cover stamped in dark green, a fine copy in near fine complete jacket, an uncommon book in any jacket (s9) A classic account describing the tour of the area by the distinguished antiquarian, Dr. Sir William R. Wilde, who was born at Casterleagh, Co. Roscommon, and educated at Banagher. cf. Webb p564. - "A tour from Dublin to Galway then to Annaghdowne, Kylebeg, Inchiquin, Cong, Maam, with information on historic and picturesque encounters". McVeigh. 146. - The 1955 4th edition was abridged.
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Derry and Enniskillen in The Year 1689: The Story of Some famous Battle-fields in Ulster.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Belfast. William Mullan & Son. 1885., 12mo, 18.5cm, 3rd edition, revised and enlarged, xvi,416p., appendix, list of sources, original red cloth, gilt titles, black ruled borders & gilt decorations, bevelled boards, small area of damp wrinkling on the bottom board & spine edge else a very good copy (s9) One of Witherow's most important books.
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Salute to Roger Casement.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Dublin.Published by Brian O'Higgins. 1959., 8vo, 69p., printed on pulpy paper,stiff portrait printed wraps, fine thus. (ids)
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A Tour in Ireland with General Observations on the Present State of That Kingdom: made in the Years 1776, 1777 and 1778: and Brought down to the End of 1779.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Printed for T. Cadell. 1780., 4to, 28.2cm, the First Edition, ,xi,,(subscriber's),384,168,p., appendix, index, with 2 copper engraved plates, in contemporary full mottled polished calf, gilt ruled raised bands, crushed green morocco label, gilt titles, some amount of worming on the final few leaves, some wear on the board edges and some random mottled wear on the boards still a near fine antique copy. (cgc) Young, Arthur (1741 1820), agricultural reformer and writer. By 1776 Young felt he needed a new field of interest and he decided on a visit to Ireland, a project he had been thinking of for some time. Armed with letters of introduction, he travelled widely, returning home in October of that year 'without a shilling' (Autobiography, 81 2). However, by the following summer he was able to return in the capacity of resident agent to Lord Kings-borough, with responsibility for supervising a huge estate at Michelstown to the north of Cork. He now gave up Bradmore Farm, but his new career proved to be short lived. He was at Michelstown for only a year, although in that time he set ambitious improvements to the estate. The cause of his leaving the post so quickly is obscure, but he returned to Bradfield on 1 January 1779 to work on his A Tour in Ireland with an annuity of 72 a year in lieu of his arrears of salary. The book appeared in 1780, was well received at the time, and has since become a valuable source as one of the few accounts of conditions in Ireland at this time. Among other subjects Young had much to say on commercial policy and the activities of the Dublin Society; and in addition Young attacked the practice of subletting land to middlemen and made some interesting observations on the living conditions of the poor. - DNB
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[IRELAND - DUBLIN Imprint]
Key to the Elements of Book-Keeping: For the Use of Schools.
Dublin. Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. 1851., 12mo. 17.5cm, 115p.+2p. catalogue, full contemporary linen, some foxing but a very good sound copy (ids) Signed on front endpaper:"George McLaughlin, Book Keeping, Marysburgh, Wednesday, January 13th, 1864. S.S. No. 16".
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[IRELAND - MOORE, Thomas]
Travels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion. With Notes and Illus trations, by the Editor of "Captain Rock's Memoirs".
New York. John Doyle. 1835., 19cm, (viii)264p., notes, contemporary full brown sheep, black leather labe l, gilt title, gilt bands, foxing, worn, very good (S9.2) - The great Irish poet looks on Ireland on the eve of Royal Assent having been given to the Catholic Relief Bill in 1829. .being one of the everlasting "Seven Millio n"thus liberated" I.exclaimed "Thank God! I may now, if I like, turn Prot estant". He considers, in depth, the advantages of being a Protestant or Ca tholic in Ireland. Published anonymously, a former owner has written Thoma s Moore's name after "an Irish Gentleman" on the full title page.
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[PARNELL]. THE TIMES
The History of The Times. Vol. III. The Twentieth Century Test, 1884-1912.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: NewYork. Macmillan Co., 1947, tall8vo. 24cm, xv,862p., coloured frontis portrait (Lord Northcliffe), with 40 plates and illustrations, appendices, sources, index, blue cloth, very good to fine in similar jacket Much on the rise of Germany through the writings of The Times' correspondents in Berlin, Vienna, Paris, and other European capitals, the famous libel suit brought against the newspaper by Charles Stewart Parnell and the internal history of the paper.
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Anti-Gallic letters: addressed to His Excellency, the Earl of Gosford, governor-in-chief of the Canadas, by Camilus. [pseud.].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Printed at the Hearld Office. 1836., 18mo.14cm, 226p. original plain blue-gray wraps, slight dust worn at the edges, wraps frayed on the spine else a very good to fine copy in original state, rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 2005. Gagnon I-127. Not in Lande. The letters dated Montreal, 1835-36, inveigh against French opinion in Canada. Thom, a Scot, came to Canada about 1832 and became a lawyer and journalist. He was editor of the Montreal Herald, 1835-38, and a member of Lord Durham's staff in 1838.
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The Earl of Glamorgan's Negotiations and Colourable Commitment in Ireland Demonstrated or, The Irish Plot forbringing Ten Thousand Men and Arms into England, where of Three hundred to be for Prince Charl's (sic) Lifeguard. Discovered in several Letters taken in a Packet-boat by Sir Tho. Fairfax Forces at Padstow in Cornwall. Which Letters were cast into the Sea, and by the Sea coming in, afterwards regained. And were read in the Honourable House of Commons. Together with divers other Letters taken by Captain Moulton at Sea near Mitford-Haven coming out of Ireland, concerning the same Plot and Negotiations.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Printed for Edward Husband, Printer to the Honorable House of Commons. March 17, 1645., 19x 14.5cm, 35p., decorated title, header & first initial, upper corner clipped on front cover(affecting first few lines of title, last page clipped on the bottom half(no text loss), soiled & ink stained, sewn with last leaf detached, internally good, very rare. (ids) A very scarce pamphlet relating to the Earl of Glamorgan's ( 1601-1667) involvement in Charles I's scheme for obtaining military help from Ireland. The Earl signed a treaty with the Irish Roman Catholics in 1645 on behalf of Charles but the king was forced to repudiate the treaty after opposition from Ormonde and Irish loyalists. Also described as "Irish plot for bringing ten thousand men and arms into England, whereof three hundred to be for Prince Charles's lifeguard" see WorldCat entry. No standard listings or records located.Bradshaw 6897. Wing 3533.
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