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Drawing of Anne Michaels and Seamus Deane

by SPEARS, Heather.

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Original pencil drawing by Heather Spears, unsigned by her, but signed by both subjects. Pictured are Canadian poet Anne Michaels and Irish Novelist Seamus Deane in conversation. The drawing incorporates texts from the discussion. Drawing is circa 8¼" x 11¾ " on bond paper. Heather Spears (born 1934-) is a Canadian-born poet, novelist, artist, sculptor, and educator. Residing… Read more
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Stories & Texts for Nothing.

by BECKETT, Samuel.

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New York: Grove Press, Inc., (1967). First American edition. 21 cm x 14 cm, black cloth, pp. 140. Previous owner's ink name neatly on front free endpaper. pencil notes on rear free endpaper, else near fine in crown of spine bumped, else near fine in a very good plus dust jacket. .
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London: Calder and Boyars, (1972). First English edition, in the author's translation. 20.5 cm x 13.5 cm, purple boards, pp. (63). Previous owner's embossed seal impressed into front free endpaper. crown of spine bumped, else near fine in a spine-sunned, near fine dust jacket. .
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Come and Go. Dramaticule.

by BECKETT, Samuel.

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London: Calder and Boyars, 1967. First English edition, signed issue. #82 of 100 copies signed by Beckett. 20.5 cm x 13.5 cm, grey buckram with upper board blocked in gilt, pp. [ii], 10; four illustrations; Fine in publisher's original card slipcase, lacking the original plain glassine wrapper. .
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The Trembling of the Veil.

by YEATS, W.B.

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London: Prvately Printed for Subscribers Only by T. Werner Laurie, Ltd., 1922. First edition, #224 of 1,000 copies signed by Yeats. 22.8 cm x 14,5 cm, light green paper covered boards backed in paper vellum with printed spine label, pp. vii, 247; [1]; frontispiece portrait of Yeats by Charles Shannon. Non authorial inscription on front endpaper, corners… Read more
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The Warp of Ulster's Past.

by COHEN, Marilyn. Editor.

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New York: St. Martin's Press, (1997). Octavo, black boards, pp. (vi), 282; "Interdisciplinary perspectives on the Irish Linen industry, 1700-1920. Fine in a very good dust jacket, with a few tiny edge tears. .
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The Celtic Connection.

by PRICE, Glanville. Editor.

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Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1992. First Edition. Octavo, ochre boards, pp. xii, 361. Volume 6 in the publisher's Princess Grace Irish Library Series. Lower corners bumped, else near fine in dust jacket. .
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(London): A Phoenix House Book / Weidenfeld and Nicholson, (2000). First edition. Signed by McCann. Fine in dust jacket..
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Letters to Lady Cunard 1895-1933.

by MOORE, George.

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London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First edition. Octavo, paper vellum spine and blue boards, pp. 208; eight illustrations. Ownership name of Susan Dick, editor of ther standard scholarly edition of Moore's Confessions of a Young Man. Very good or better in dust jacket..
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University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, (1994). First edition. Octavo, brown cloth, pp. (ix), 526. No dust jacket. [Oversize*].
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The Rose Garden. Short Stories.

by BRENNAN, Maeve.

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9781582430508
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Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, (2000). First edition. Octavo, plum-coloured boards backed in dark brown, pp. (iii), 307, [4]. A postumous collection of short stories, most having originally appeared in the New Yorker in the 1950s and 1960s. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Hail and Farewell. (Ave, Salve, Vale).

by MOORE, George. Edited by Richard Allen Cave.

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London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1925. New edition, #458 of 780 sets signed by Moore. Published in two octavo volumes, bound in blue-grey paper over parchment covered boards, paper spine labels, pp. xvi, 478 & 434. This new two volume edition collects the complete text of Hail and Farewell, originally published in three volumes. George Moore.Moore's masterpiece, a survey of the… Read more
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Poems.

by YEATS, William Butler.

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9780091740009
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London: T. Fisher Unwin, (1913). Reprint. Octavo, dark blue cloth with elaborate gilt spine and upper board with design blind stamped, pp. xv, 314; frontispiece portrait. The first printing of Yeat's Poems with the upper board in blind rather than gilt. Near fine..
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No Drinking No Dancing No Doctors.

by EVANS, Martina.

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(London): Bloomsbury, (2000). First edition. 21.5 cm x 15.5 cm, black boards, pp. 209. Author grew up in Co. Cork, and now resides in London. Typically spiffy Bloomsbury production with ribbon page marker, and attractive dust jacket art. A well written and engaging novel. Fine in dust jacket..
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The Gonne-Yeats Letters, 1893-1938. Always Your Friend.

by YEATS, William Butler; Gonne, Maud. Edited with an Introduction by Anna MacBride and A. Norman Jeffares.

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London: Hutchinson, (1992). First edition. Octavo, burgundy boards, pp. xvi, 544; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket with a small closed tear..
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1936 Foxing to fore-edge and scattered intermittently throughout text, cloth covers bright and very good. In original glassine wrapper..
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A Shadow on Summer.

by BROWN, Christy.

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London:Secker & Warburg, (1974). First ed. Fine in a dust jacket with a few tiny edge tears, else near fine..
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Yeats. An Annual of Critical and Textual Studies. Volume I - 1983.

by [YEATS, W.B]. Finneran, Richard J.

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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1983). First edition 8vo., blue cloth, pp. xi, 231. Top corners of covers slightly bumped, else near fine, no dust jacket (as issued)..
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A Keeper of Swans.

by PURCELL, Patrick.

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Dublin: Talbot Press, (1946). Reprint. 19 cm x 13 cm, brown boards backed in white cloth, pp. 306. Copyright page states "Dutch Edition, Uitgeverij de Koepel, Groesbeekscheweg 92A, Nijmegen, Holland". A volume in the Talbot 2/- Library. A novel with text in English. By the author of "The Quiet Man" Page edges foxed, else very good in dust jacket, with… Read more
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Joyce, the Artist Manqué and Indeterminacy.

by (JOYCE, James). Beja, Morris.

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Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1989. First edition. Octavo, white wire-stitched card covers, pp. 34. Near fine in a very good, spine-sunned dust jacket, slightly split at the top edge, and with some over-all dust soil..
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