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Ireland has a fantastic history, and the booksellers at Biblio have amassed a great collection of rare Irish history books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are rare Irish songbooks and antique rare books on Irish culture as well. From books focusing on the prehistoric history of Ireland to more modern books on Ireland and Irish history, you will absolutely be able to find a great book in our rare Irish History Books page in our Rare Book Room.

Lalla Rookh by Moore, Thomas

Written in 1862 by Thomas Moore. Excellent condition for its age. First edition 1862…

From NW Literature


The War in Clare 1911-1921 Personal Memoirs of the Irish War of Independence by Brennan, Michael

Dublin, Four Courts Press/Irish Academic Press, 1980, hardcover, 112 pp, First Edition stated, First Printing, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, very slight edge …

From West of Eden Books


Builders of My Soul: Greek and Roman Themes in Yeats by Brian Arkins

First U.S. Edition, Produced in England by Barnes and Nobles.DJ Shows Very Light Shelf Wear (See Photos)Book is Bright, Tight, Clean, Unread, No Defects.Synopsis: To Yeats, as well as to Eliot, Pound, Joyce, and other major writers, as Erich Auerbach put …

From The Urban Bookie


Sloinnte Gaedheal Is Gael - Irish Names and Surnames by Bhulbh, Padraig De

Ireland: Baile Atha Cliath, 1906 IN GOOD + CONDITION. vii, [1], 100pp, bound in purple cloth, with binding tight. Text in English and Gaelic. Covers show upper/lower backstrip edge wear, cracked hinges, pages age darkened, foxing, occasional closed te…

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member


The Other World According to Descriptions in Medieval Literature by Howard Rollin Patch

Collectible Fine First Edition Hardcover Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Signed and Inscribed by Author, Signed and Inscribed Howard R. Patch "This world is a thoroughfare full of woe And we pilgrims passing to and fro "HRP" Only small dust jacket …

From Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books


The Insurrection in Dublin by Stephens, James

New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1916. Very Good, moderate foxing, mostly to end pages and edges of page block, light rubbing to cloth. Gilt bright. An important work by the Irish novelist and poet James Stephens, presenting an eyewitness account of the 1916 …

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


The history of Ireland, ancient and modern, taken from the most authentic records, and dedicated to the Irish Brigade, with a continuation from the Treaty of Limerick to the present time by J. Mitchel. by MAC-GOEGHEGAN, Abbey; MITCHEL, John

1868 1ed IRELAND History Irish Colonial AMERICA & SLAVERY Catholics Illustrated James MacGeoghegan was an Irish Roman Catholic priest and historian. His 'History of Ireland' was written in French and published at Parish in 1758. John Mitchel's 1868 'Hist…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books



1803. HAY, Edward. HISTORY OF THE INSURRECTION OF THE COUNTY OF WEXFORD, A.D. 1798; INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF TRANSACTIONS PRECEDING THAT EVENT, WITH AN APPENDIX. Dublin: Printed for the author by John Stockdale, 1803. Boston Revolutionary War patriot and …

From Boston Book Company


The state of the Protestants of Ireland under the late King James's government: in which their carriage towards him is justified, and the absolute necessity of their endeavouring to be freed from his government, and of submitting to their present Majesties is demonstrated. by KING, William

1692 State of Irish Protestants IRELAND William King Church of England Jacobites"A valuable work, highly praised!" (Lowndes)William King was a 17th-century Irish Anglican archbishop who served the Church of Ireland. King was a major proponent of the Glori…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Clonmel 1840-1900: Anatomy Of An Irish Town by O'Donnell, Sean

Geography Publications. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1999. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. 0906602513 . Book has some light bumping to corners of covers and small bump to bottom edge of front cover, front cover has very slightest of bows, pages 1 &a…

From Books of Paradise


In the Celtic Past by MacManus, Anna (Ethna Carbery)

NY: Funk & Wagnalls Company IN VERY GOOD ++ CONDITION. 120pp, bound in decorative green cloth, bright gilt lettering, binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, NOR INSCRIPTIONS. Small corner check mark on verso of ffp, small damp mark along portions of …

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member


Legends and Stories of Ireland by Lover, Samuel

Dublin: W.F. Wakeman 1831. (Hardcover) 227pp. Very good. 3 / 4 leather with marbled boards and endpapers. 6 etchings by the author. Some wear to the extremities, the spine is slightly cocked and the frontispiece plate is loose. Locale:. (Folklore, …

From Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB


The Irish in Britain. From the Earliest Times to the Fall and Death of Parnell by Denvir, John

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co. Ltd., 1892 First edition in hardcover. 462 pp. Some spotting and bubbling to cloth on boards, spine is age toned and dulled with some very faint call numbers near bottom. There are no stamps or any other indi…

From Ken Jackson


Synge and the Ireland of His Time. by W B Yeats

Yeats., William Butler. Synge and the Ireland of His Time, by William Butler Yeats, with a Note Concerning a Walk Through Connemara with him by Jack Butler Yeats. Cuala Press, Dundrum, Dublin 1911. 1st limited edition of 350 copies. Original cloth-backed …

From Roz Hulse


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