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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 An Introduction to the Architectural Heritage of County Sligo.
Dublin Department of the Environment Heritage 2007 0-7557-7175-3 / 9780755771752 First Edition Paper Back As New 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Profusely Illustrated 
Now scarce and out of print, fine photographs of Sligo`s heritage buildings . 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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3 Dublin, Cork, and South of Ireland : A Literary, Commercial and Social Review Past and Present , with a Description of Leading Mercantile Houses and Commercial Enterprises.
New Bond Street London. Stratten & Stratten. 1892 First Edition Hard Back Decorated Boards Very Good 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated with A Descriptive Tour . 
A rare Irish trades directory with large descriptive wright ups about each enterprise discussed. A valuable source book, illustrated with many sketches and photographs. Bound in green cloth decorated with gilt shamrocks tilte and cartouche on the front boards. 
Price: 166.50 EUR
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4 Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook, Easter, 1916
Dublin Irish Times 1916 Second Edition Paper Back Good 8V0 Illustrated 
Now scarce this is the second edition printed the same year as the first edition with pink covers that have very tender hinges & spine 248pp. 
Price: 337.50 EUR
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5 The Protestant Penny Magazine,
Dublin, Lower Sackville Street John Roberts 1834 First Edition Wraps Good Monthly Magazine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ills with Cuts 
A rare collection of protestant monthly magazines from July 1834 to April 1835 all condemming Popery and the Catholic religion, crudely sown together in blue wraps which are now in poor condition the contents are good. from July 1835 this magazine was possibly edited by the Rev Edward Nangle of thge Achill Island mission. 
Price: 142.20 EUR
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6 The Shamrock, Magazine
Lower Abbey St Dublin Irish National Newspaper Publishing Company 1898 First Edition Hard Back Green Very Good No Dj As called for Newspaper Folio illustrated 
A years collection of the Shamrock newspaper June 25 1898 vol xxxv no 1,654 to May 27 1899 volxxxv1 no 1,701 bound in dark green cloth soild & darkened newspapers slightly yellowed & often foxed but still very good and very scarce. book is very heavy and will require more postage. More years volumes available. 
Price: 202.50 EUR
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7 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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8 & Chris Crook Red Hand the Ulster Colony
London Michael Joseph 1971 First Edition Cloth Fine As New Price Clipped in Protec 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
some underling in pencil otherwise very good. 
Price: 9.00 EUR
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9 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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10 A Walsh Scandinavian Relations with Ireland During the Viking Period
Dublin The Talbot Press 1922 First Edition Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall From Paidraig Morans Library Author/Translater.
A very scarce book about the Viking period in Ireland 82pp. spine label missing titled in black on tyhe front board . 
Price: 52.20 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
11 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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12 Alexander Thom Thom`s Irish Almanac & Official Directory , with the Post Office Dublin City & Count Diretory for 1840
Dublin Alex Thom & Co 1849 First Thus Full Leather Very Good 4to - over 9 - 12" Tall Heavy 
Bound in full red leather by F Pilkington Dublin with a few scuffs and edge wear title in gilt on spine.map at the rear with closed tear 1096 pp. plus58 pp of index and adverts . A fine scarce early copy publishe in the famine years. 
Price: 391.50 EUR
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13 Anon The Dobbs Family in America, By Our Own Correspondent
London John Maxwell 1865 First Edition Hard Back Very Good No Dj As called for 8V0 
A very scarce book Dobbs was from Co Antrim Castle Dobbs his great grandfather was almost sucssesful in getting the North West Passage found & Cape Dobbs still exists today according to a news cliipping telling of Harriet Duchess of Manchester & a brief family history laid in , ex private library pasted in label & previous owners signature on ffep, Bound in blue buckrum with diced pattern effect gilt title to spine.312 pages some foxing first & last few pages. 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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14 Arthur Wollaston Hutton ; Editor Arthur Young`s Tour in Ireland 1776-1779
London George Bell, / Bohn`s Standard Library 1892 First Thus Hard Back Red Buckrum Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Complete in two volumes gilt titles on spine. vol 1 has a fold out frontis map vol 2 has a frontis sketch of cottage by Arthur Young done in 1776 , vol 1 470pp. plus 24pp. of adverts for catalogue of Bohn`s library , vol 2 402 pp. plus index and 24pp catalogue . 
Price: 301.50 EUR
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15 Bartlett W H / Coyne J Stirling The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland.
London George Virtue 1842 First Edition Full Brown Calf. Fine Slip Case Fine Folio William Bartlett 
A fabulous set in original very fine highly decorated leather bindings the two volume set is superbly decorated , the spine with raised bands diced blind decoration to the compartments two marroon labels with gilt titles and vol numbers, front and rear boards with double gilt & blind rulings and patterned rulings a large blind stamped middle decoration and diced decoration , please ask for photographs marbled end papers & all edges. Old fine family book plate on fpd gift inscription on fep. Half tiltle with very foxed engraving, all plates have some greying or foxing to the margins not effecting the plates, Volume 1 has a b&w map of Ireland profusely illustrated all complete in both volumes, Slip case is relatively new but very well done with marbled boards. Books are very heavy & will cost more to ship please email for costings and photos, An extremily handsome set! 
Price: 1395.00 EUR
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Connachtia Vugo Connaughty., Blaeu
16 Blaeu Connachtia Vugo Connaughty.
Amsterdam 1654 First Printing 530mm x 430mm Blaeu, Catographer 
A rare early map of Ireland by the famous Blaeu family of Amsterdam possibly the most important cartographers of there time, centre fold with a fairly large but not heavy damp stain at the bottom, & small tear just above the cartouche, trimed close to the plate mark but still showing. A very fine cartouche and decorated milage scale, complete with a rural scene of two sheep and two young shepherds, surmounted by the Irish harp below a Royal Crown , a second cartouche is in the top right hand corner with the British heraldic shield showing the crests of England, Scotland, Wales, & Ireland flying the St Georges Cross flags with another Royal Crown. A handsome map with early or possibly contemporary hand fine colouring. Provenance= from the library of THE MACDERMOT , Prince of Connaught, Coolavin Co sligo who is named on the map. RARE. Please feel free to ask for photos, see more maps on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 877.50 EUR
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17 Brendan Lehane The Quest of Three Abbots
London John Murray 1968 First Edition Cloth As New As New in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ills 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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18 Brian Iglis The Story of Ireland
London Faber & Faber 1956 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good Good a Little Edgeworn. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated 
Dj is worn and has loss at top of spine grubby on the back but looks good in new removable protector, the book itself is clean and tight.270pp. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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19 Brian Williams Sarah Gormley Archaeological Objects from County Fermanagh
Belfast Blackstaff Press 2002 First Edition Printed Wrapper Very Good 11x9" Ills 

Price: 10.80 EUR
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20 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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