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Levitations
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Levitations

by Sean O’Reilly

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition. First Impression.
Published
2017
Binding
Hardcover with black cloth to boards and gilt lettering to spine
ISBN
9781906539634
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First Edition. First Impression. The Stinging Fly (Dublin), 2017. Octavo. Hardcover with black cloth to boards and gilt lettering to spine. 228 pp. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine.
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The Van
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The Van

by Roddy Doyle

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition. First Impression.
Published
1991
Binding
Hardcover with blue cloth to boards, black lettering to spine
ISBN
9780436200526
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First Edition. First Impression. Octavo. Hardcover with blue cloth to boards, black lettering to spine. Secker & Warburg (London), 1991. 311pp. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine.
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Inish
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Inish

by Bernard Share

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition. First Impression.
Published
1966
Binding
Hardcover, green cloth to boards with gilt lettering to spine.
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First edition. First impression. Hardcover, green cloth to boards with gilt lettering to spine. Allen Figgis (Dublin), 1966. 119pp. Octavo. 145x225x18mm. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Fixing to head of text block. A tiny spot of tanning to foot of spine. Dent to four of rear board. Four slight tears and general shelfwear to dust jacket. Not… Read more about this item
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Fighting with Shadows
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Fighting with Shadows

by Dermot Healy

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition. First Impression.
Published
1984
Binding
Hardcover. Black cloth to boards with gilt lettering to title.
ISBN
9780850314571
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First Edition. First Printing. Octavo. 147x225x28mm. Hardcover. Black cloth to boards with gilt lettering to title. Allison & Busby (London), 1984. 286 pp. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Wrapper Condition: Near Fine. Neatly price-clipped with inscription to front free endpaper. Otherwise immaculate. Healy's critically acclaimed first novel. Set in rural Fermanagh in the 1980s, Fighting With Shadows is a story of conflict,… Read more about this item
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Secrets and Other Stories

by Bernard MacLaverty

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
Second Impression
Published
1983
Binding
Softcover with stiff pictorial cards
ISBN
9780856401954
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Signed by the author. Octavo. Softcover with stiff pictorial cards. Blackstaff Press (Belfast), 1983. 130 pp. condition: Very Good. Slight fading to spine. Corners and fore edges slightly bumped. Some minor scuffs to cards. Binding tight. Pages bright, clean and unmarked. A beautiful reading copy. Fifteen early stories from the author of Grace Notes.
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That London Winter
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That London Winter

by Leland Bardwell

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1981
Binding
Softcover with stiff pictorial cards
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183 pp. 200x130mm. Softcover withpictorial card covers. The Writer's Cooperative (Dublin), 1981. Condition: Nesr Fine. Spine is uncreased. Binding is tight. No marks to pages. 'Co-op Books' published the first edition of Bardwell's second novel in softback and hardback simultaneously. A characteristically devastating account of a seven year affair with a married man. A classic of modern Irish fiction.
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The Visitor
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The Visitor

by Maeve Brennan

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2001
Binding
Hardcover, black cloth to boards with gilt titles.
ISBN
9781902602660
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FREE DELIVERY TO DUBLIN. First Edition. Octavo. Hardcover with black cloth to boards and gilt lettering. 86 pp. New Island (Dublin), 2001. Foreword by Clare Boylan. Editor's note by Christopher Carduff. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Slight foxing to head of text block caused by dust accumulation, rest of book is pristine. Not price-clipped. No marks or wear to… Read more about this item
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A Word Child
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A Word Child

by Iris Murdoch

Condition
Used - Good+
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
Published
1975
Binding
Softcover in plain brown wraps
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Uncorrected Proof Copy. Octavo. Softcover in plain brown wraps. Chatto & Windus (London), 1975. 391 pages. Condition: Good+. Unavoidable shelfwear to wraps as they are soft, due to this being an uncorrected proof.
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By Night Unstarred
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By Night Unstarred

by Patrick Kavanagh

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Second impression
Published
1987
Binding
Softcover with stiff pictorial cards
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Softcover with stiff pictorial cards depicting a portrait of the author by Brian Burke. The Goldsmith Press (Newbridge), 1987. Edited by Peter Kavanagh. Condition: Very Good. Minor shelfwear. Binding is tight. Spine is uncracked. Book is unmarked but for a a neat one word name to the front free endpaper.
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Girl on a Bicycle
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Girl on a Bicycle

by Leland Bardell

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1977
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9780905441023
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Softcover with pictorial cards. The Irish Writers Cooperative (Dublin), 1977. 160 pages. Condition: Very Good. No markings to text. Binding is tight. Spine uncreased. Minor shelfwear to cards. Bumping to head and tail of spine. Very scarce first edition.
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The Good Apprentice
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The Good Apprentice

by Iris Murdoch

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Exition. First Impression.
Published
1985
Binding
Hardback. Green cloth to boards with gilt lettering.
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FREE DELIVERY TO DUBLIN. First Edition. First Impression. London; Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, 1985. First edition. 20.5x13.5 cm. 522 pp. Publisher's green boards with pictorial dustjacket by Tom Phillips. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. The Good Apprentice was shortlisted for the 1985 Booker Prize. The critic Harold Bloom listed The Good Apprentice in his The Western Canon (1994)… Read more about this item
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Nights at the Alexandra
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Nights at the Alexandra

by William Trevor

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition. First Impression.
Published
1987
Binding
Hardcover. Quarter binding in black cloth with red cloth to boards.
ISBN
9780091684600
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FREE DELIVERY TO DUBLIN. First Edition. First Impression. Beautifully Illustrated throughout by Paul Hogarth. Hardcover. Quarter bound in black cloth with red cloth to boards. Gilt lettering to spine with decorative gilt signature to front board. Hutchinson (London), 1987. 71 pages. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Very minor foxing to head of text block. Slight crease to front… Read more about this item
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The Black Prophet
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The Black Prophet

by William Carleton

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Facsimile of the 1899 edition
Published
1979
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780716517986
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Octavo. Hardcover. Irish University Press (Shannon), 1979. Pages: xix, 408. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Introduction by Timothy Webb. Condition: Fine. Very slight scuff to text block and another to front board, barely noticeable. Binding is perfectly tight, no marks, foxing or tanning to pages.
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