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81 Rudyard Kipling Thy Servant a Dog
London Macmillan 1930 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good in Protector 4to - over 9 - 12" tall G L Stampa 
Now fairly scarce with a DJ which is a just a tad edges worn and darkened with a few old splash marks on the rear board. A classic much loved tale. 9pp. 
Price: 67.50 EUR
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82 S. T. Aveling Heraldry Ancient & Modern Including Boutell`s Heraldry.
London Frederick Warne 1891 First Edition Hard Back Red Cloth Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 488 Illustrations Signed by Author
Signed by Aveling, bound in red cloth with gilt titles & heraldry emblem on front board spine a little faded but still a bright copy. see more books on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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83 Sassoon Siegfried Sherston`s Progress
London Faber & Faber 1936 First Edition Hard Back Blue Very Good Very Good in Protector 8V0 Small 
Scarce in this nice condition still retaining it`s red wrapp around strip advertising the Evening Standard book of the month just a small nick out of that on the spine. 
Price: 171.00 EUR
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84 Simon Tugwell O.P. The Nine Ways of Saint Dominic
Dublin Publications Dominican Publications 1978 0 9504797 2 1 / 9780950479729 First Edition Decorated Cloth. Fine Sheelagh Wilsden O.P. 

Price: 52.20 EUR
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85 Sir E. R. Bulwer Bart, M.p., M.a. The Disowned
London Henry Colburn 1840 Early Copy Quarter Tan Leather. Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A handsome binding , the spine with heavy gilt bands and devices inbetween , red title lable, title in gilt, marbled boards , three private library stamps on the eps, one on the title page obscuring the title, neat previous owners signature above, 611pp. From the library of The MacDermot , Prince of Connaught, Coolavin, Co Sligo. 
Price: 142.20 EUR
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86 Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I The First Circle
New York Harper & Row 1968 First Edition Hard Back Red Very Good Good in Protector 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
dj with tears and small holes edge wornspine of book damp spotted otherwise good. 
Price: 36.00 EUR
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Memoirs of Joseph Holt, General of the Irish Rebels in 1798, T Crofton Croker
87 T Crofton Croker Memoirs of Joseph Holt, General of the Irish Rebels in 1798
Gretare Marlborough St London. Henry Colburn 1838 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Frontice of Holt. 
A rare two volume first edition set on the Irish Rebellion from Holts own manuscript, very handsomely rebound in dark blue leather raised bands with gilt ruling on spine with title, author and date at base all in gilt with gilt Irish harps in the compartments. Blue marbled boards leather corners , new end papers some pages a trifle marked foxed & slightly yellowed otherwise very good, rough cut edges, An engraved frontis of Holt, Holt was General of the Irish rebellion army in the 1798 uprising there is a contemporary ink signature on the top of the title page vol 1 & again on the half title page vol 2 this vol has a facsmile of Holts hand writing as the frontis. Vol 1267pp. vol 2 432pp. A very fine & rare set. 
Price: 1215.00 EUR
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88 T S Elliot Notes Towards the Definition of Culture
London Faber & Faber 1948 First Edition Hard Back Blue Very Good Very Good Dj Edge Worn 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A fairly scarce copy Dj edge worn with a few pieces missing top and bottom of spine but looks good in removable clear protector , book covers are slightly faded. 
Price: 52.20 EUR
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89 T W Moody The Londonderry Plantation 1609 - 41, the City of London and the Plantation of Ulster
Belfast William Mullan and Son 1939 First Edition Hard Back Green Almost Fine Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Sixteen Fold Out Maps and Plans 
A rare book of Irish history , Dj a tad faded with dust staining ex lib numbers on the base of spine of dj, numbers again on book spine with gilt titles and embossed gilt stamp on corner of board, book plate of the Manchester Free Library on fpd small stamps on base of title page & each plate otherwise the book is in wonderful condition 487pp. 
Price: 760.50 EUR
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History of Sligo, Town and County. Two Volumes ., T.ORorke
90 T.ORorke History of Sligo, Town and County. Two Volumes .
Dublin James Duffy 1890 First Edition Hard Back Half Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with Vignets and Maps 
This rare two volume set of the history of Sligo by O,Rorke Stunningly rebound in maroon leather to match the original boards which have been retained including the lovely circular gilt Sligo emblem with trees ,round tower and leaping Hare, the spine has raised bands with double gilt ruling, gilt titles, publisher and date, making this first edition set very lovely indeed, contents are very clean and complete including maps of the County and town and many fine vignets of historical importance to the County. This set is from the library of The MacDermot, Prince of Connaught, Coolavin Co Sligo who`s family is of course mentioned many times in the books. A rare and handsome set. 
Price: 841.50 EUR
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91 Torbuck James. Holdsworth E. Cobb Samuel. A Collection of Welch Travels and Memoirs of Wales
Clare Court Drury Lane J Torbuck 1742 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good 8V0 Illustrated with Engravings 
A rare boook of four pamphlets including The Briton described, a trip to North Wales both by Torbuck . A funeral sermon by the parson of Langwillin. The Welch school master being some observations made in the school of Llandwwfwrhy by R P during his residence there in 1708. Miscipula or the Mouse Trap a poem written in Latin by E Holdsworth in Latin made English by Samuel Cobb. The last page is a list of books published and sold by J Torbuck.There are nice primitive engravings to each frontis there is damp staining through out a total of 115 pages. All in a handsome professional rebind done some years ago quarter dark brown leather with gilt title down the narrow spine marbled boards new endpapers 
Price: 351.00 EUR
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92 V Knox The Prose Epitome, or Extracts ,elegant, Instructive and entertainingAbridged from the Larger Volume , Intended to Assist in Introducing Scholars at Classical and Other Schools, to an Aquaintance with Useful and Ornamental Knowledge.
London & Dublin Messers Rivingtons, Longman, Law, Dodsley, Whites, 1792 First Edition Half Back Half Calf Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very scarce early children`s book containing four books in one volume, handsomely rebound circa 1880 spine with raised bands gilt fancy ruling gilt titles on a dark green label boads with leather corners and black buckrum 456 pp. signature and date 1886 of a previous owner. on fep 
Price: 153.00 EUR
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93 Virginia Woolf Three Guineas
Tavistock Square London The Hogarth Press 1938 First Edition Hard Back Quarter Marocco Fine condition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
A beautifully rebound copy of this scarce English literary classic, bound in fine brown leather with raised bands black title label gilt titles name and date to spine, Marbled boards new end papers, 329pp. Please see our website for more Virginia Woolf first editionsvanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 535.50 EUR
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Irish Fairy Tales, W B Yeats ( Chosen By )
94 W B Yeats ( Chosen By ) Irish Fairy Tales
London Walter Scott, the Camelot Series. 1888 First Edition Half Calf Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very fine copy professionally rebound in dark blue calf with matching dark blue marbled boards, spine with raised bands & gilt embelishments with gilt titles on contrasting marroon labels , date at base. 326pp. new endpapers pages with rough edges, errata slip at rear and two pages of adverts. A very handsome copy indeed. 
Price: 607.50 EUR
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Sligo and the Enniskilleners from 1688 - 1691, w g Wood-Martin.  Major, Sligo Artillery.
95 w g Wood-Martin. Major, Sligo Artillery. Sligo and the Enniskilleners from 1688 - 1691
Dublin Hodges & Figgis 1880 First Edition Hard Back Green Buckrum Very Good No Jacket as called for 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A rare copy of this book of Irish military history is in almost fine condition with the title in gilt on the front board & not on the spine , includes fold out map of the fortifications of Sligo in 1689 as a frontis . A loud inscription dated 1881 on the half title 188pp. from the library of "THE MACDERMOT" Coolavin House Sligo. 
Price: 238.50 EUR
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96 w Ralph Hall Caine Annala of the Magic Isle
London Cecil Palmer 1926 First Edition Hard Back, Very Good No Dj 8 Vo Heavy Email 4 Postage Cost Illustrated with A Frontis. 
A scarce book of folklore & tales of the Isle of Man, the book is clean & tight . 
Price: 67.50 EUR
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97 Walsh Maurice. The Hill is Mine
London W & R Chambers 1940 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Torn in Protector 8V0 
Dj has a large peice missing from the spine and is edge worn covers a little faded eps foxed some foxing through out otherwise good. 
Price: 36.00 EUR
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The History of the Trial of Warren Hastings Esq Late Govenor General of Bengal,, Warren Hastings
98 Warren Hastings The History of the Trial of Warren Hastings Esq Late Govenor General of Bengal,
Opposite Burlington House , Piccadilly & Birchin Printed for J Debrett & Vernor Hood 1796 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good Large 8vo Frontis of Hastings 
A very handsome rebound copy of this rare first edition, bound in dark leather with raised bands and gilt ruling to each, red title lable gilt titles and ships and anchors to the compartments date at base all in gilt, marbled boards leather corners, new end papers, on the remaining original ep is written in a fine flourishing hand "Wm MacDermot Lieut 88th regt , bought at Cape Town Apr 28th this is crossed out & underneath the 4th 1807" again on the top of the title page he has signed his name again & " at Sea April 13th 1807" . There is an engraved frontis dated 1788 . page 321 has small nibble from the bottom not effecting the text the last few pages are foxed & a trifle worn due to the rear board having been missing probably for years 330 pages of small text, included is the fold out plan of the high court parliament with seating arrangements etc. NB William MacDermot became the Prince of Connaught this book was bought by us along with the entire library of his descendents at the family home Coolavin Co Sligo Ireland, please see ourwebsitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com for many others from the library. 
Price: 1080.00 EUR
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99 Woolf Virginia Orlando
London Hogarth Press 1928 First Edition Fisrt State Quarter Tan Leather. Fine 8V0 illustrated 
Handsomley rebound in tan leather with raised bands marroon title label gilt titles & embelishments to the compartments date at spine matching marbled boards. New eps .295pp. A very fine scarce first edition. 
Price: 625.50 EUR
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