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DONAHOE'S MAGAZINE. A Monthly, Composed Of Tales, The Drama, Biography, Episodes In Irish And American History, Poetry, Music, Miscellany, Etc. Vol. I. January To July, 1879-[Vol. VI No. 5 November 1881].
Boston: T.B.Noonan And Company, 1879-81..
6 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 576; 576; iv, [129]-620, [2]; iv, 576; 96, viii, [97]-488; [489]-584, [2], [199]-484. Vols. II-VI without separate titles. Vol. II without pp. 1-128 & Vol. VI without pp. 1-198. text in double columns. text illus. (some full-page). contemporary half roan (not quite uniform, rubbed).
$923 USD                          Book Number: INADONAH4                         Order / Enquire




IRISH WIT AND HUMOR. Anecdote Biography Of Swift, Curran, O'Leary And O'Connell. Twenty-Fifth Thousand.
New York & Boston: D.O'Loughlin, Irish National Publishing House, [c1877]..
16mo. pp. viii, [9]-239. original black & gilt-stamped cloth.
$103 USD                          Book Number: IISIRISH3                         Order / Enquire




THE IRISH MAGAZINE, Or Monthly Asylum For Neglected Biography [Drop Title].
[Dublin]: January-December 1810..
12 Issues. 8vo. pp. 578. 12 engraved or etched frontis. (4 folding; several in sepia). text in double columns. disbound (some light foxing, small holes in first plate, another plate ragged at outer edge with some loss).
$308 USD                          Book Number: IETHE IR75                         Order / Enquire




The Irish Magazine, Or Monthly Asylum For Neglected Biography [Drop Title].
[Dublin]: January-December 1815..
8vo. pp. 574. lacking some text at end of last issue. 9 (of 10) engraved or etched plates. text in double columns. disbound (6 plates slightly shaved at outer margin, some foxing).
$256 USD                          Book Number: ABE-142266                         Order / Enquire




THE TREASURY Of Irish Eloquence, Being A Compendium Of Irish Oratory and Literature Compiled With Annotations From Thomas Davis, Dr. McNevin, Dr. Madden, And Others. Embracing The Most Brilliant And Stirring Speeches Of Edmund Burke, Henry Grattan.Richa
New York: Murphy & McCarthy, [1887]..
8vo. pp. xii, 910. with half-title. 12 portraits. original cloth (bit spotted & extremities trifle frayed).
$205 USD                          Book Number: IETHE TR68                         Order / Enquire



(YEATS, William Butler).
TO-MORROW. Vol. I. No. 1 August, 1924 & Vol. I. No.2 September, 1924. [Drop Titles].
[Dublin]: 1924..
2 Issues [All Published]. folio. pp. 8; 6. 2 woodcut illustrations by Salkeld. folded sheets (few short tears along spine folds & some wear along horizontal folds). Contributors include William Butler Yeats [1865-1939], Lennox Robinson, Joseph Campbell, and others. The first issue contains the first Irish printing of Yeats's 'Leda and the Swan', which had originally been published one month previously in 'The Dial', New York), and the manifesto 'To All Artists and Writers', actually written by Yeats although signed by H.Stuart and Cecil Salkeld (see Wade). Wade, Yeats, pp. 351-52.
$549 USD                          Book Number: IEA-M(YE8                         Order / Enquire



ANDERSON, John.
History Of The Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge, Commonly Known As The Linen Hall Library, Chiefly taken from the Minutes of the Society And Published In Connection With The Centenary Celebration in 1888.
Belfast: M'Caw, Stevenson & Orr, 1888..
tall 8vo. pp. vi, [2], 128. title in red & black. 5 plates (incl. 2 portraits), 1 plate of autographs, & 4 maps (3 double-page, 1 folding). decorative head & tailpieces. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth. First Edition. The plates include views of Linen Hall, High Street, Belfast in 1786, and Belfast from Paper Mill Bridge (double-page), and double-page maps of Belfast in 1685, 1757, 1791, and a large folding map of Belfast in 1888.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala5550                         Order / Enquire



ANDERSON, R.A.
With Horace Plunkett In Ireland.
London: Macmillan And Co., Limited, 1935..
8vo. pp. x, 293, [1]. with half-title. 4 portraits (incl. frontis.). A fine copy in original cloth. First Edition.
$77 USD                          Book Number: IDEthAND46                         Order / Enquire



BARRINGTON, Sir Jonah [1760-1834].
Rise And Fall Of The Irish Nation.
New York: D. & J.Sadlier, 1845..
12mo. pp. xxi, [1], [23]-472. 5 engraved portrait plates (incl. frontis.). contemporary calf (worn, spine ends chipped, some foxing, 1 gathering sprung, dampstaining to title & frontis.).
$128 USD                          Book Number: IRRseBAR68                         Order / Enquire



BARTLETT, W[illiam] H[enry] [1809-1854] (Illus.) & COYNE, J[oseph] Stirling [1803-1868], WILLIS, N[athaniel] P[arker] [1806-1867] Et Al. (Text).
The Scenery And Antiquities Of Ireland...
London: Virtue And Co., [1841]..
2 Volumes. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., 124; 2 p.l., 108. engraved map, 2 additional engraved titles & 118 engraved plates. contemporary half calf (rubbed, corners worn, scattered light foxing).
$1400 USD                          Book Number: elala5117                         Order / Enquire



BECKETT, Samuel Et Al.
Our Exagmination Round His Factification For Incamination Of Work In Progress.with Letters of Protest By G.V.L.Slingsby And Vladimir Dixon.
Paris: Shakespeare And Company, Sylvia Beach, 1929..
12mo. pp. 3 p.l., 194, [2]. (extremities of wrs. bit chipped & outer edge of front wr. backed). "Made in Great Britain" stamp to title page, as often. folding clamshell box. First Edition, Regular Paper Issue. A collection of critical essays and two letters written on James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, then in the process of being discretely published in sections as Work in Progress. Some of the quoted text was never incorporated into the finished novel, which finally appeared in 1939. Contributors included Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Llona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas McGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, and William Carlos Williams. Beckett's essay is his first appearance in print. For some time Joyce was suspected as the author of the two letters.
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala3618                         Order / Enquire



BELFAST LITERARY SOCIETY.
Belfast Literary Society 1801-1901: Historical Sketch With Memoirs of some Distinguished Memoirs.
Belfast: M'Caw, Stevenson & Orr, Ltd., 1902..
4to. pp. 5 p.l., 190. with half-title. 9 tipped-in portraits. original bds. (edges, joints & lower spine worn & chipped, scattered light foxing). First Edition, Limited to 300 numbered copies. Loosely laid in is 16mo. 12-page pamphlet: 'Belfast Literary Society Founded 1801: Record of Members Elected after 23rd October, 1901 and before 31st December, 1940'.
$350 USD                          Book Number: elala5520                         Order / Enquire



BENN, George [1801-1882].
The History of The Town Of Belfast From The Earliest Times To The Close Of The Eighteenth Century.
London: Marcus Ward & Co. & Belfast: Royal Ulster Works, 1877..
8vo. pp. vi, [1]blank, [2], 770. with half-title. 2 tinted portraits, folding pedigree, 1 diagram, & 6 (of 8) folding plans (2 in photocopy). contemporary half calf (some dampstaining to leather, foxing to endpapers & outer leaves). bookplate of Belfast bibliophile William Swanston. Second Revised and Enlarged Edition. A small supplementary volume, not present here, was published in 1880. The plates include folding plans of Belfast in 1660, 1685, 1790 (facsimile), Sir William Petty's map of the Barony of Belfast (facsimile), plan of the harbour of Belfast with a sketch of the proposed improvements in 1785, and a plan of the volunteer attack and defence of Belfast in July, 1781. The pedigree is of the Chichester family.
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala5552                         Order / Enquire



[BENN, George] [1801-1882].
The History of The Town Of Belfast, With An accurate Account of its Former & Present State: To which are added A Statistical Survey Of The Parish Of Belfast, and A Description Of Some Remarkable Antiquities In Its Neighbourhood.
Belfast: Printed by A.MacKay Junr., 1823..
8vo. pp. 296. with half-title. engraved title, 1 engraved plan, 1 folding engraved map, & 19 engraved plates (1 folding). half calf by McCulloch & Sons (spine rubbed & faded, new endpapers, plates heavily foxed, some scattered soiling, folding map & folding plate backed repairing 3 small holes & tears in folding plate without loss of image, small piece wanting from upper blank margin of folding map, outer edge of engraved title repaired). First Edition. Scarce: 1 copy cited in Worldcat. A greatly expanded version of the author's account of the parish of Belfast which won a faculty prize at the Belfast Academical Institution in 1819. It was issued anonymously when Benn was only 22 years of age. "For so young a writer it was a work of uncommon judgment and research, exceedingly well written, with an eye for scenery and a taste for economics as well as for antiquities. It is not superseded by Benn's later and larger labours." (DNB)
$1200 USD                          Book Number: elala5551                         Order / Enquire



BIBLE. IRISH.
An Biobla Naomhtha; Ann A Bhfuilid An Tsean Tiomnadh; Ar Na Tharruing Go Firinneach As A Neabhra Ughdarach. Ris An Tathair Ro Onorach A Ndia Uilliam Bhedel, Easpug Chille Moire; Agus An Tiomna Nuadh; Ar Na Tharruing Go Firinneach As A Ngreigis Ughdarach.
London: Printed by J.Moyes, For The British And Foreign Bible Society, 1817..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 1119, [1]. text in roman type in double columns. original elaborately blind-stamped calf (rubbed, extremities worn, light foxing to outer leaves). First Edition of the Irish Bible printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society. "This edition.was edited by James McQuige, who was authorized 'to adopt the textual corrections of the English version, in places manifestly erroneous, such textual corrections being rendered into Irish and previously submitted to Mr. Pratt and Dr. Clarke.'.The glossary was also revised. An edition of 5,000 copies." (Darlow & Moule) Darlow & Moule 5543.
$615 USD                          Book Number: IBLBBIBL43                         Order / Enquire


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