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1 Alexander, Christine and Henry Williams (Intro) Airdrie, Scotland
Privately Printed 1875 First Edition; Limited edtion Leather Good+ 
Mounted photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1875 Privately published in a limited edition of 50 copies. In period full blue morocco with double gilt fillet rules to boards and titles tooled in gilt to cover and spine. Illustrated with two mounted collotype photos, a portrait of the author and a view of Airdrie Manor. Damp line and residue to the leather covers along the lower half with a light concavity to the boards. Contents bright and unblemished, printed on laid paper with red ruled borders. Pastoral verse tribute to the author's home at Airdrie. Quite uncommon. Moderate soiling to boards but sound with bright unblemished contents. Collotypes a bit faded. G+ 
Price: 195.00 USD
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2 Allister, Jim Alienated but Unbowed; A Union Perspective on the Origin, Meaning and Future of the Anglo Irish Agreement
Carrickfergus East Antrim 1987 Paperback Very Good- 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, solid, unmarked copy. General light shelf/handlingwear to covers. Hard to find title. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG- 
Price: 39.50 USD
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3 Barlow, Jane Strangers at Lisconnel, a Second Series of Irish Idylls
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1895 First Edition Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages; HC in original green cloth with titles in dulled gilt at spine and dark green to upper board. Cloth moderately shelf soiled; front endpage split. Light silverfish pitting top edge of page block; some pages opened roughly at front edge. 1st ed is dulled and tired but complete and generally sound. Good only 
Price: 17.50 USD
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4 Beaslai, Piaras Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland; [2 Volumes]; Volume I & II
New York Harper & Brothers 1926 First American Edition Hardcover Fair 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 942 pages; [1926] Harper & Brothers, New York. 1st American edition. Two volumes, complete. Ex-library copy bound in original light grey cloth with paper title labels to spines. Painted catalog/call numerals to base of spines and with "S" letter catalog indications painted mid-spine. Cloth is rubbed and nicked at spine ends with fray and rub trough at corners and spine ends. Some library grade glue mending to tears in the cloth over the spine edges of Vol I. Card pockets to rear endpages. And bookplates to front pastedowns. Library's periodic perforation ownership stamps to pages and plates in the text blocks of both books. Color drontis lacking from Vol I but present in Vol II. Light shipping to paper title labels at spines. Sound copy in the 1st US edition produced from sheets printed in Ireland. Worn and with some reapirs to cloth tears. A reading or filler copy. Good only at best. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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5 Brooke, Stopford A. & T. W. Rolleston [Eds. ] A Treasury of Irish Poetry in the English Tongue
New York MacMillan 1900 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 578 pages; 1900 Macmillan & Co. HC. 1st edition. Publisher's heavy green cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Solid clean copy. Attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. Mild rub and crimping to cloth at spine ends. Attractive example of the 1st edition. VG 
Price: 47.95 USD
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6 Cameron, Hector (Ed. ) The Tiree Bards [Na Baird Thirisdeach]; Being the Original Compositions of Natives of Tiree At Home and Abroad
Stirling The Tiree Association 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 438 pages; Snug and solid in original dark navy blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine and pictorial design on cover. Text clean and unmarked. Spine ends lightly crimped and spine slightly faded. Date of purchase penned neatly on front endpage. Primary texts in Gaelic with notes and introductions in English. VG- to VG 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7 Carleton, William Tubber Derg Or, the Red Well and Other Tales of Irish Life. Sadlier's Firseide Library VIII
New York D. J. Sadlier & Co. 1854 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Engraved frontis and title page; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 323 pages; HC in original green cloth with pictorial and floral designs in blind to boards and spine; title lettering in gitl to spine. vi, 7 - 323 pp. followed by one page of ads for the Fireside Series. Soundly bound copy with wear and a hint of fraying to cloth at spine ends and tips. Corners slightly bruised. Short narrow run in the cloth in the front hinge. One signature starting slightly mid-book. Uusal light general toning to page stock with scattered mild foxing. Extra engraved title page and tissue guarded engraved frontis. Award bookplate to front pastedown for a Daniel Dunn of St. Francis Academy is dated 1854. VG- 
Price: 85.00 USD
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8 Dunbar, Aldis The Sons O' Cormac, an' Tales of Other Men's Sons
New York E.P. Dutton 1920 Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; HC in original ribbed green cloth with gilt ruling and titling to cover board and gilt titling to spine just a little dulled. Sound clean and unmarked. Title and front matter pages unopened along bottom edge. A few pgs in text roughly opened bottom edge. Small nick to top corner of rear board. All else bright and neat. VG 
Price: 32.50 USD
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9 Elizabeth, Charlotte The Siege of Derry; or, Sufferings of the Protestants: A Tale of the Revolution
New York John S. Taylor 1841 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 292 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Gose, Elliott B The World of the Irish Wonder Tale; An Introduction to the Study of Fairy Tales
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1985 0802056466 / 9780802056467 Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 228 pages; HC in mustard yellow cloth with title lettering in dark green. Snugly bound and neat. Light ex-library indications including a bookplate and pocket/slip in front and library stamp to title page and text block edges. Binding is slightly shaken in the spine but remains sound and neat with crisp clean contents. Aside from library indications near VG but graded to redlect institutional ownership. G+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Jacobs, Joseph & John D. Batten (Illust. ) Celtic Fairy Tales
Pook Press 2015 1446533557 / 9781446533550 Facsimile Paperback Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight bright and fresh. Facsimile printing from the original plates. Illustrated with reproductions of b&w artwork by John Batten. Clean unmarked copy feels and appears unread and about as new. F 
Price: 13.50 USD
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12 Kiberd, Declan Irish Classics
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 2001 0674005058 / 9780674005051 First US Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 704 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in clean crisp edged dust jacket. Just trace shelf/handling wear to jacket edges; short closed tear to front panel at top edge. Gift inscription of several lines penned to the front endpage; text is otherwise unmarked. Neat copy feels unread. NF/NF 
Price: 17.50 USD
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13 Lewes, Evelyn and Sir Edward Anwyl (Preface) Life and Poems of Dafydd Ab Gwilym
David Nutt 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
24mo 5" - 6" tall; 127 pages; Small format HC in original pictorial brown cloth. Bright, snug and very neat. Prior owner name penned neatly to front pastedown. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends. VG+ 
Price: 22.50 USD
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14 Lynch, Patricia Knights of God; Stories of the Irish Saints
Chicago, IL Henry Regnery Company 1955 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; Snug, square copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage. Partial split page 216/rear endpage. Mildly toned pagestock. Mild rub to bottom board edges. Mild toning to jacket. Moderate chipping to jacket edges. VG/VG-. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 MacDhomhnuill, Thomas Donald; Thomas Donald MacDonald Dain Eadar-Theangaichte
Struidhla Eneas Mackay; Aonghnas MacAoidh 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Scots Gaelic Edition; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 95 pages; HC in publisher's green cloth with decorative title lettering in gilt to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Just lightly bumped to font corners. Prior ownership and date of purchase penned neatly to front endpage. Front and rear endpahes toned. VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 MacFhionghuin, Lachlann Leabhraichean Leughaidh: Leabhar I
Glasgow, Scotland Blackie Agus A Mhac Ltd 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 112 pages; No date given [circa 1945 - 1950] HC in publisher's green cloth with light red title lettering to cover and spine. Book I only the series of 4 Scottish gaelic readers. This is the Primer/Reader. Includes drawings. Mild fading to cloth at spine. Prior ownership neatly penned to front endpage. Solid clean copy. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 MacKenzie, Agnes Mure Lost Kinnellan
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1927 First American Edition Hardcover Good 
1927 Doubleday Page HC 1st US edition, printed from UK plates. Original green cloth; gilt titling at spine rubbed and fading, but legible. Light mottling to covers; spine a bit dulled. Binding sound; contents unmarked. Cloth rubbed and mildly nicked at corners and spine ends. G++ to VG- Uncommon; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; 1st US edition, printed from UK plates. Original green cloth; gilt titling at spine rubbed and fading, and barely legible. Light mottling to covers; spine a bit dulled. Binding sound; contents unmarked. Cloth rubbed and mildly nicked at corners and spine ends. G+ Uncommon 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 MacLeoid, Murchadh Laithean Geala: Sreath Na Sgoile, 1
Glaschu Oilthigh Obair-Dheadhain 1962 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 144 pages; 1962 Oilthigh Obair-Dheadhain. HC in publisher's red cloth with title lettering in light blue to cover and spine. illustrated with drawings. Includes exercises and study questions. Prior ownership neatly penned to front endpage; otherwise unmarked. Snug and neat. VG+ 
Price: 14.95 USD
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19 MacPherson, James [Ossian] Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem in Six Books [Bound Together With] Temora, an Ancient Epic Poem, in Eight Books; Together with Several Other Poems Composed by Ossian, the Son of Fingal
London T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt 1762 First Edition 1/2 leather Very Good 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 517 pages; 1762 & 1763 T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, London. 1st editions of both works, bound together in one volume. Title pages printed in red and black and with engraved vignettes. 270 & 247 pp. Period treed calf boards with a recent rebacking in sympathetic and tasteful leather with morocco labels and gilt tooled rules and designs in compartments. Period marbled paper endpages with recent linen reinforcement in the joints, hand painted in a matching marbled design. Engraved armorial bookplate of Duckworth to the front pastedown; earlier 1794 manuscript ownership to the verso front endpage of J[ohn]. L[eigh]. Philips. Occasional light toning and foxing scattered through the text pages. Pages supple and bright. An attractive example of the uncommon 1st editions of both of Macpherson's Ossian "translations" combined together in one volume. VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 900.00 USD
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20 Munro, James Gaelic Vocabulary and Phrase Book
Gairm Publications 1972 Wraps 
Narrow 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 64 pages; Gairm Publications slim softcover in printed card stock covers. Saddle stapled binding. No date of printing given. Sound unmarked copy; small crescent shaped drip stain to the front edge of the top cover and the first few pages. VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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