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MISTER JOHNSON

by JOYCE CARY

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Published
1952
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Near Fine
Edition
First
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In the early 1950s, Michael Joseph published a series of best-selling books under the imprint Mermaid Books. They were all 5" x 7 1/2", on thicker paper. Colored, illustrated and laminated covers. Not paperbacks, not hard covers--flexible harder covers is the best way to describe them. This is one of those Mermaid Books. It… Read more
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HANDY ANDY: A TALE OF IRISH LIFE

by SAMUEL LOVER

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Published
1954
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Very Good+
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This is a vintage copy of Handy Andy: A Tale of Irish Life, written in 1841 by the Irish novelist, composer, painter and songwriter Samuel Lover (1797-1868). It centers around Andy Rooney, a fellow who has the knack of doing everything the wrong way. It is a hilarious farce regarded as a way to "purge melancholy".… Read more
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WELLINGTON AFTER WATERLOO

by Frederick Woods

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Published
1986
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780710207470
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This is a first edition of Wellington After Waterloo, by the Irish writer Neville Thompson. In this book, Thompson traces Wellington's life after 1815, using then new archival and documentary records. The work examines the development of Wellington's character and outlook, and assesses the significance of his involvement in politics over three decades. It shows the… Read more
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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

by JAMES JOYCE

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
Edition
First, Illustrated
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$60.77

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This is a luxury edition of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the first novel by the Irish author James Joyce (1882-1941), first published in 1916. This classic novel, about the religious and intellectual awakening of Stephen Dedalus, made Joyce's reputation, although it did not endear him to his fellow Irishmen. This copy was published… Read more
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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

by JAMES JOYCE

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
Centennial
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$20.26

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This book is undated, but it was published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, so it would be 2016. James Joyce was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic who is regarded as one of the most important writers of the 20th… Read more
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TRISTRAM SHANDY

by LAURENCE STERNE

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Published
1981
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Fine
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$56.71

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This is a lovely leather-bound copy of the great humorous novel The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, regarded by many as one of the greatest novels ever written. It was published between 1759 and 1757 by the Anglo-Irish author Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), and is ostensibly Tristram's autobiography but takes the reader on a tour of… Read more
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DISCOVERING BRITAIN & IRELAND, Luxury Edition

by National Geographic

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Published
1987
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Fine
Edition
First
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This is a second printing of Discovering Britain & Ireland, the best-selling National Geographic coffee table book published in 1987. It is 448 pages and contains 442 full-color panoramic photographs and 22 maps, all capturing the essence of everyday life surrounded by the rolling green hills and architecture of Britain and Ireland. This volume displays the writing quality… Read more
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AVOCA CAFE COOKBOOK

by AVOCA CAFE

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780953815203
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This is a first edition of the beautiful best-selling cookbook published by the Avoca Cafe in 2000. Avoca started out as an artisinal Dublin shop (the legal name of the company is Avoca Handweavers). Then they started offering breads and biscuits, then opening cafes; now they have about a dozen throughout Ireland. They finally decided to… Read more
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HUNGRY HILL

by Daphne du Maurier

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Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$16.20

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Hungry Hill is a novel by prolific British author Daphne du Maurier, published in 1943. It was her seventh novel; 33 editions have since been printed, the last in 2008. In 1943, it was published in the UK by Gollancz and by Doubleday in the US. Using the Doubleday plates, Toronto's Ryerson Press published it… Read more
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A History of Gardening in Ireland

by Keith Lamb and Patrick Bowe

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780707616667
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$36.46

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'This is the first book written on the development of gardening in Ireland from the earliest times to the present day. It is an important contribution, since many of the people who gardened in Ireland had an influence extending far beyond the shores of this country. Their ideas and their activities were significant, not only… Read more
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COURTSHIP OF PRINCE CHARMING

by F Frankfort Moore

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Published
1920
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Good
Edition
First
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Courtship of Prince Charming, by F Frankfort Moore 258 pages, on thick paper Red Cloth Boards with Black Design & Printing on the spine Frank Frankfort Moore (1855-1931) was an Irish dramatist, biographer, novelist and poet. Born in Limerick, Ireland, Moore worked as a journalist before gaining fame as an author of fiction. I contacted the Local Studies Department at the… Read more
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MARTINS OF CRO'MARTIN

by Charles Lever

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition Eminent Authors Series
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$52.66

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This is a rare copy of Charles Lever's Martins of Cro'Martin, by the Anglo-Irish author Charles Lever (1806-1872). Lever, who wrote about 30 novels, is now known as one of the most under-rated writers of the 19th century, and well on a par with Thackeray, Trollope and Dickens (Trollope was one of his biggest… Read more
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TALE OF A TUB

by Jonathan Swift

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Published
1902
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Good+
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, poet, cleric and Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. His most famous works are Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal and A Tale of a Tub. He is still regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language and his deadpan style caused the term 'Swiftian' to… Read more
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COMPLETE WORKS of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (with Enclosed Curio)

by William Shakespeare

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
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This book is in good condition. Edited, with a Glossary, by W.J. Craig, M.A., Trinity College, Dublin. Including the Glossary, it is 1264 pages. It needs some TLC; the spine has loosened a little and there are some marks on the covers to be removed. The cover is dark red with a nice stamped design on the… Read more
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