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On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara, Bayne, Samuel G.
1 On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara
Bayne, Samuel G.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good + no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, INSCRIBED by author. Green cloth boards with gold title box with white lettering on cover, gold author name, illustration of horse and carriage on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. Very small spot of wear-through at base of front board (approx. 1/4"). Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author: "To E. C. Smith With the Author's compliments - New York - 1902." Frontispiece photo with tissue guard. Preface by the author, 31 additional photo illustrations. 138 pages. 024205

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Wee Macgreegor, Bell, J. J.
2 Wee Macgreegor
Bell, J. J.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean, unworn First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1903 on copyright page; 1903 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black, red and pink Irish figure on cover, pink lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pinhead size spot of wear at lower rear spine corner. Cloth boards still have beautiful sheen, very clean. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very neatly penned previous owner name and date 1903 on front free endpaper). 173 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024403

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In Transit: An Heroi-Cyclic Novel (Irish Literature Series), Brigid Brophy
3 In Transit: An Heroi-Cyclic Novel (Irish Literature Series)
Brigid Brophy
Dalkey Archive Press 2002 1564783235 / 9781564783233 First Paperback 
First Dalkey printing - very clean and bright trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or wear. As new condition. Introduction by Christine Brooke-Rose. 236 pages. Described as a "transsexual adventure" and subtitled "an heroi-cyclic novel," this witty and perceptive eamination of the mind of the contemporary traveler defies classification. 023717

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The Beckoning Waters, Carse, Robert
4 The Beckoning Waters
Carse, Robert
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 438 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is price clipped at top of front inside flap, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the Great Lakes region during 1876-1932; it tells of a young Irish sailor who rose to become one of the industrial tycoons of that era. 019362

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A Treasury of Irish Folklore, Colum, Padraic (Editor)
5 A Treasury of Irish Folklore
Colum, Padraic (Editor)
New York Crown Publishers, Inc. 1954 First Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by Padraic Colum, in original unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with darker green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight trace of soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (faint water stain to top text block edges), with clean endpapers. Signed "Padraic Colum" on front free endpaper; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 620 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The stories, traditions, legends, humor, wisdom, ballads and songs of the Irish people. 027478

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The Wager and Other Stories, Corkery, Daniel
6 The Wager and Other Stories
Corkery, Daniel
New York Devin-Adair 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Elizabeth Rivers, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wood engravings by Elizabeth Rivers. 192 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sixteen of this Irish author's stories (considered his very best) are published in this collection. 022623

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Dissertations by Mr. Dooley, Dunne, Finley Peter (Mr. Dooley)
7 Dissertations by Mr. Dooley
Dunne, Finley Peter (Mr. Dooley)
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1906. Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards and spine blindstamped with shamrocks, three gold owls sitting on a limb on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, clean and unfaded except for small faint dampstain to lower front corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Some foxing to endpapers - all text pages are clean. 313 pages. Humorous commentary from an Irish lingerer in a Chicago pub. 027449

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The Falling Man, Forma, Warren
8 The Falling Man
Forma, Warren
New York Crowell 1973 0690000898 / 9780690000894 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in unclipped original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped author's name on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 101 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed novel, the story of Frank Cleary, an Irish policeman who is shot down in Harlem. As he falls, reflections of his life race before him like shards of a breaking mirror. Moving from Harlem to Ireland, back and forth, this story traces his relationship to Vera, a black girl living in Harlem, and Billy, whose gun it is that shoots him down. 019035

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9 A Maggot
Fowles, John
Boston - Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1985 0-316-28994-9 / 9780316289948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with small gold imprint on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 455 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny closed edge tears, no chipping or creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014725

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10 Mantissa
Fowles, John
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1982 0-316-28980-9 / 9780316289801 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name & date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 196 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011097

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44 Irish Short Stories, Garrity, Devin A.
11 44 Irish Short Stories
Garrity, Devin A.
Old Greenwich, Connecticut Devin-Adair 1988 0517095300 / 9780517095300 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (pages are yellowing). Small previous owner name and date on front fixed endpaper under the dust jacket flap. 500 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027668

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Darkness Visible, Golding, William
12 Darkness Visible
Golding, William
Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. Farrar Straus Giroux 1979 0-374-13502-9 / 9780374135027 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 265 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with two closed edge tears (1" or less). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013647

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Fire Down Below, Golding, William
13 Fire Down Below
Golding, William
London Faber and Faber 1989 0-571-15203-1 / 9780571152032 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in 1989" on copyright page, 1989 in Roman Numerals on title page. Clean unfaded black boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 313 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sequel to "Rites of Passage" and "Close Quarters" by Nobel Prize winning author William Golding. 017304

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Darkness Visible, Goldling, William
14 Darkness Visible
Goldling, William
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1979 0-374-13502-9 / 9780374135027 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with blind-stamped author initials on cover, black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Mere hint of fading at upper spine outside edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 265 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011952

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15 The Rider's Treasury
Hinton, Phyllis
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1974 First Soft Cover Very Good 
Large softcover book is clean, binding is tight, no chipping, tears or curling. Very slight edge wear. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 356 pgs. Articles on all phases of horses and horsemanship--from an Irish horse fair to a dude ranch in Wyoming. Large 8vo. Horses. 010022

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Collected Stories, Lavin, Mary
16 Collected Stories
Lavin, Mary
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1971 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green metallic lettering and decoration. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Twenty-two stories set in Ireland by an Irish writer who is considered by critics to be one of the greatest short story writers of our day. 425 pages. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027731

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Somerville and Ross - The World of the Irish R. M., Lewis, Gifford
17 Somerville and Ross - The World of the Irish R. M.
Lewis, Gifford
New York Viking 1986 0670807605 / 9780670807604 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean golden brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 251 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unworn - no fading, chipping, or wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027343

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Somerville and Ross: The World of the Irish R. M., Lewis, Gifford
18 Somerville and Ross: The World of the Irish R. M.
Lewis, Gifford
New York Viking Press 1986 0670807605 / 9780670807604 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful stated first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked endpapers. Illustrated with drawings, map, black and white plates. 251 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no tears, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the lives of two extraordinary women, beloved by thousands as authors of the Irish R.M. books. 025918

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Handy Andy: A Tale of Irish Life, Lover, Samuel
19 Handy Andy: A Tale of Irish Life
Lover, Samuel
Philadelphia Henry B. Ashmead 1854 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Geo. G. White, Illustrator 
Very clean unworn brown decorated cloth binding with black and gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, no foxing. Clean chocolate brown endpapers -- no names, writing or bookplates. Some very shallow chipping to bottom of front free endpaper and base of front fixed endpaper. Two black and white illustrations at front of book with clean tissue guard between (illustrations by George G. White). Brown ribbon page marker. 419 pp. Very clean, solid book. 019955

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20 The Red Petticoat
MacMahon, Bryan
New York E. P. Dutton 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with silver title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 219 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Lion Tamer" and "Children of the Rainbow" this is a collection of twenty short stories (all of them Irish). 8vo. Short Stories. 010063

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