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1 American Civil War / Slavery Etc
London The London Illustrated News 1864 First Edition Original Print 
Lots of prints acutually removed from the London Illustrated News ( not Copies, restrikes or reprints) actual newspaper & looking stunning in black & white, drawn from life at the time by artists employed to draw the scenes as they unfolded before them, photography being in its infancy it was not yet used by news paper men, these mostly young artists, often went on to become very well known , Email for images. Prices start at 30 Euro up to 125 Euro These are very RARE . More subjects available including American city pictures, the fire of Chicargo , the Black slave trade , news pictures from Britain, Ireland , China , Japan etc. covering the years 1848 to 1880. 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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2 Life of Her Majesty the Queen , with Sketches of the Royal Family , a Diamond Jubilee Memoir Up to 1897
London Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1897 First Edition Hard Back Red Cloth Good Plus 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Profusely Illustrated 
The red binding with gilt titles and crest on spine and front cover is possibly water damaged otherwise a very good copy gift inscription from a former owner.240pp. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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3 The Tomahawk. a Saturday Journal of Satire . Vol 1 & 2
199 the Strand London. Office of the Tomahawk 1868 First Covers Missing. Good Folio Illustrated 
Volume one & two of this fairly scarce Saturday published journal of political satire and wit of the day, each week has a full page & often double page sketch of the weeks top story in a colour wash. Vol 2 contains No 35 January 4th to No 60 June 27th 1868 & an index Vol 3 Contains No 61 July 4th to No 100 April 3rd 1869 no index ever bound in . Covers & spine all missing. Please emil for postage costs as book is heavy. 
Price: 247.50 EUR
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4 A Martin Freeman,, Transcriber. The Compossicion Booke of Conought, & Index 1585.
Dublin The Dublin Stationary Office 1936 First Edition Hard Back Red Almost Fine 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A very scarce pair of books on the subject of Connaught in year 1585 , both bound in red cloth the main volume has a faded trianglular corner on the bottom front left otherwise a very fine pair indeed . Vol 1= 179pp, index 61pp. 
Price: 157.50 EUR
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5 A W Lawrence T E Lawrence By His Freinds
London Jonathan Cape 1954 J371. Autobiography, World War Two. Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the new abridged version. Dj is a little darkened, and creased but looks good in new removable protector, 319pp. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Reprinted with Additions from Thom`s Irish Almanac & Official Directory., Alexander Thom
6 Alexander Thom Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Reprinted with Additions from Thom`s Irish Almanac & Official Directory.
Dublin Abbey St Alexander Thom 1865 First Edition Limp Boards, red Buckrum Very Good No Jacket as called for Presentation Copy. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gift Inscription
A very scarce book presented to the Right Hon the Earl of Dunraven ( Adare Manor Co Limerick) written in Alexander Thoms very neat hand writing, gilt title on front board a scarce sought after item.167pp. 
Price: 220.50 EUR
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An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder., An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder.
7 An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder. An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder.
Fleet Street London Laurie & Whittle 1794 First State 42x23.5 Original Hand Coloured Prints 
Another rare battle scene by Laurie & Whittle published in 1794 original hand colouring, trimmed to the margins, some foxing ,wear & a little fading but still very bright. mounted in an off white board. See more prints on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks .com 
Price: 220.50 EUR
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8 Andrew Lang James V1 and the Gowrie Mystery
London Longmans & Green 1902 First Hard Back Black Very Good No Dj 8 Vo Heavy Email 4 Postage Cost illustrated 
A scarce title in nice condition with gilt titles to spine and gilt Night in armour on the front cover , this copy is signed by Mary W Skrine her maiden name she is better known as the Irish authoress Molly Keane 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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The British Fleet in the Great War, Archibald Hurd
9 Archibald Hurd The British Fleet in the Great War
London Constable 1918 First Edition Hard Back Blue Cloth. Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
the front board has a faded mark 250 pages. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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The Log of the Cutty Sark, Basil Lubbock
10 Basil Lubbock The Log of the Cutty Sark
Glasgow James Brown 1924 First Edition Hard Back Red Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrations & Fold Out Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Scarce book on the Cutty Sark, some wonderful photographs of her & her crew from the 1880`s to the 1920`s. 420pp. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
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11 Boswell James, Frederick Pottle, Editor Boswell`s London Journal, 1762 - 1763
London William Heinemann / Yale Editions 1950 First Edition A Fine Copy No Dj 4to - over 9 - 12" Tall Heavy illustrated 
Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt tiltes and emblem on the front board map of london as the end papers, 370pp. A very nice copy. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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12 Boswell James, / Pottle Frederick, & Brady Frank. Editors Boswell on the Grand Tour, Germany & Switzerland , & Italy Corsica & France, Two Vols
London William Heinemann 1953 First Thus Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8V0 Illustrated 
Two volumes in very good condition the djs are slightly edge worn & have some foxing & slight grubby marks on the rear, boards & contents are almost fine , These are the Yale editions. the two books are heavy and will incurr more postage rates. 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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13 Brantome Famous Women
London Arthur Humphreys, the Royal Library Historical Service. 1908 First Edition Hardback Cloth. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Bound with white spine & paper label , grey paper covered boards, 336 pp. rough cut edges. 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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14 Brigadier General Sir James e Edmonds History of the Great Way, Based on Official Documents By Direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of the Imperial Defence , Military Operations , France and Belgium 1914
London Macmillan 1933 First Edition Hard Back Red Buckrum. Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Maps & Sketches Compiled By Major a f Beck 
Two scarce books on the first world war Vol 1 only 591 pages of text and maps with some notations and lining in pencil , Lacking vol two, but does have a boxed set third edition bound matching the book full of folding maps of the battles etc. A very useful set for military historians, all very clean and in very good tight condition. From the library of THE MACDERMOT Prince of Connaught , Coolavin , Co Sligo. 
Price: 229.50 EUR
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15 Bryan Cooper The Tenth (Irish) Division in Galliopli
Dublin Irish Academic Press 2003 Reprint Paper Back Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Map 
Now out of print history of the 10th Irish division and the terrible massacre of them. 155pp. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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16 Cassell Cassells Paper, Family Paper,
Ludgate Hill London Petter and Galpin 1857 New Series Hard Back Red Leather Spine Very Good No Dj As called for 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated 
A very nice copy with red leather spine gilt titles black labels for titles & vol 1, marbled boards. Name in pen on feps of previous owner large fold out panarama map of Inda & one of China. Papers start at December the 6th 1857 end at May 29th 1858. 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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17 Cassell Cassell`s Illustrated Family Paper. Vol 1V, - New Series
Lugate Hill , London Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1859 Vol 4 New Edition Brown Buckrum Very Good No Dj As called for 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated 
A very nice copy with profuse gilt titles and floral tooling down the spine gilt picture af a family gathered around the chair reading the paper with titles on the front board & blind tooling, endpapers with name of a previous owner, papers run from no 79 Saturday June 4 1859 to no 103 Saturday November 19th 1859. Includes large fold out map of Italy & fold out picture of the death of Nelson this has a six inch tear on the bottom left corner into the picture. Otherwise all ver good & handsome. 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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18 Commander Geoffrey l Lowis A.F.C. R.N. Fabulous Admirals and Some Navel Fragments. Being a Brief Account of Some of the Froth on Those Characters Who Enlivened the Royal Navy a Generation or Two Ago.
London Putnam 1959 Reprint Hard Back Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Capt Jack Broome 
A learned and comical look at the ways of the Royal Navy `s commanders. 
Price: 33.30 EUR
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19 D l Clarke Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1970 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector Folio .Heavy Extra Postage. Profusely Illustrated 
Books are clean & tight with selotape marks on the inside of the flaps of dj & boards were a previouse clear cover has been attached, the rear dj of vol 2 has been creased otherwise books are almost fine condition. 
Price: 130.50 EUR
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20 Dalton, Rev e a History of Ireland , from the Earliest Times to the Present Day.
London The Gresham Publishing Co First Edition Hard Back Green Very Good No Dj 4to 6 volumes Numerous Illustrations 
Bound in green cloth with gilt titles & celtic design on spine blind stamped title and decoration on front board. Six volumes complete a well known classic set of irish history 
Price: 121.50 EUR
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