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Irish Songs and Ballads. The Concert Edition for Medium Voice. Staff & Solfa

By: Baptie, Charles R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow, J. S. Kerr: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37400

Condition: Very Good +


Stapled Paperback in good condition, lower front corner does have a hand-written number on it and there are a couple of slight stains on front cover with some curling of corners. Some bumping & rubs along top & bottom edges. 4 songs in the index have a small check mark in front of the title, remainder of 47 pages is unmarked sheet music. Two small ink marks on the contents page, otherwise very nice. There are 42 lovely Irish songs & ballads in this concert edition stapled paperback of sheet music. View more info

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Sparkle and Me and The Case of the Missing Flip-Flops

By: Best, Soleil and Steve

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Bahamas, Poochi Productions, Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38197

Condition: Fine


Colorful pictorial paperback has negligible wear. 22 tight pages with crisp text & no tears. A wonderful mystery in which Soleil and Sparkle, two curious Jack Russells, try to solve the disappearance of the Italian flip-flop. View more info

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The Two Giants

By: Bunting, Eve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Ginn and Co.,: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29574

ISBN: 0663229898

Condition: Very Good +


Very light surface wear, corners still sharp. Internally fine save for Title 1- ESEA stamped (tiny) on title page. Crossing the Irish Sea between Ireland and Scotland is the Giant's Causeway. It is a long line of tall stone columns that scientists say were formed long ago by hot liquid rock. Irishmen, however, know better. The story of two giants, Finn MacCool the Irish giant and Culcullen, the Scottish giant who each thought they were the only giant in the world. View more info

Tracing the History of Your House

By: Bushell, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46087

ISBN: 1851453156

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in a near fine unclipped dj showing negligible color loss at lower tips, now in new mylar and displays beautifully with a stained glass window on a front door. Written by a British author using UK homes but applicable to any country. 1. Dating the Exterior, Journey Into the Interior, Drawing up a House Plan, Pandora's Box - County Record Offices. 2. Census Returns, Helping the Dead to Speak, Compiling a Family Tree. 3. A Suburban Villa, A Victorian Farm, A House in Mayfair. Includes Appendices: County records in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle o... View more info

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Finn MacCoul and His Fearless Wife A Giant of a Tale from Ireland

By: Byrd, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Children's Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40871

ISBN: 0750029072

Condition: Fine


Tight bright 1st edition paperback with glossy uncreased card covers, internally crisp and unmarked. The story of Finn MacCoul, the most famous of the Irish Giants, and his wife, Oonagh, who lived in peace until challenged by the giant, Cucullin. The book contains a two page afterword explaining a bit about Celtic and Irish culture and legends, and another page giving the pronunciation of Gaelic names. View more info

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The Wind Bloweth

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller Id: 45807

Condition: Very Good


A Novel of Distinction (so says frt jacket flap) in green cloth with cover title having a blue background and framed on each end with three shamrocks. 393 pp text a touch browned but not brittle. Unclipped dj somewhat darkened but complete and displays well in new mylar. Hinges fine, vintage bookstore sticker on foot of frt end pp. From the hills of Antrim an Irish lad looked out to sea. This is the tale of the many adventures which later befell him in his life and of the four women who made and marred it. View more info

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Irish Country House Cooking The Blue Book Recipe Collection

By: Campbell, Georgina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dublin, Epicure Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32591

ISBN: 1903164036

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover. Brilliant, crisp unread copy in pictorial dj showing original price of GBP 16.99 and a small closed tear at head of rear board fore edge. DJ now in new mylar and displays beautifully. 160 p. A tasty collection of classic recipes features the efforts of owners and chefs from over 35 of Ireland's most famous country homes and restaurants, and accompanies each recipe with a short history, detailed instructions, and full-color photographs. View more info

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Wandy the Wild Pony

By: Chaffee, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14034

Condition: Very Good


Revised hardcover in very good jacket. Not exlib. Blue boards with red illustration of Wandy are ever so lightly bumped at spine ends. Innards fine. Price clipped photo-reproduced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Wandy, a Devon moor pony fended for himself until his capture by two children and an Irish groom. During his training many exciting and comic things happened, riding to hounds, the great Pony Show and yet, in spite of a growing pride in his accomplishments, and though he could not help but feel affection for his young master and mistress, he watched for a chance to regain his fre... View more info

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The Cricket In The Cage

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39077

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt bird in song on a branch on frt board, slightly dulled spine cloth has a 1/2 in of darker cloth at head, gilt titles remain legible. Bottom tips bumped, all tips barely brushed, no major rub through. Few light handling marks on covers. 78 pp heavy oaktag weight text is creamy ecru, without names, tears or soil. Lovingly illustrated by E.H. Shepherd the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. In this varied assortment of prose by a talented Irish poet are the following: Reaction/ The Golden Thread/ The Turnspit/ The Captive/ The Chinese... View more info

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James Humbert Craig RHA. The Natural Talents of J. H. Craig 'The People's Artist

By: Connell, George A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Belfast, Ireland, The 'Arches' Art Gallery: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44646

Condition: Near Fine


Fine landscape format 1st edition in marbled blue leatherette with gilt titles and ruled edges. 12" x 8 3/4" tall. Unclipped dj in new mylar is fine. Slight bow to frt board, text fine save for slight abrasion on one plate (adhered to opposite pg, barely noticeable, no moisture or water damage. Gift quality book filled with color plates of this gifted Irish artists' work. 133 pp with numerous reproductions of Craig's paintings as well as b/w biographical illustrations/photographs. A scarce monograph on this beloved 19th c. Ulster landscape painter. View more info

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Hunting In County Kilkenny SIGNED

By: Corballis, Caroline

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ireland, Castlefield Publications: 1999

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44545

ISBN: 0953575004

Condition: Fine


Exceedingly rare work signed by Caroline Corballis on half title pg. Gift quality burgundy leather with bright gilt title. Originally published in 1999 with a dust wrapper, this is a lovely un-jacketed full leather book, also dated 1999, It is a special offering gleaned from the few unbound copies left over after the first run. This book does not say second printing. 287 pp of Kilkenny Hunt history in superb anecdote and illustration from the first master Sir John Power in 1797 to the unexpected death of Victor McCalmont in 1992. The author enjoyed access to many diaries, albums and memoi... View more info

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Hunting In Ireland A Noble Tradition SIGNED

By: Costecalde, Claude Dr.; Gallagher, Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ireland, Booklink: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller Id: 45004

ISBN: 0955409721

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover showing lightly bumped spine ends from shipping, signed by editor Dr. Claude Costalde on front end paper. International insured shipping on this book is $60. This enormous book cannot ship for the international rate shown. A stunning coffee table sized volume with color photographs on slick boards. 256 glossy, heavy stock pages with multiple full color photos throughout. We are sole distributors, selected by editor Dr. Claude Costecalde to represent his book in the United States. It is now sold out in Ireland and we stock the only remaining new copies and it will not b... View more info

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The Complete Irish Setter

By: Denlinger, Milo G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, Denlinger: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22544

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles and setter head portrait in gilt on frt board. Corner clipped fep, else tight and bright. 128 pp without names, tears or soil. Illustrated endpps. Standards, breed history, conformation, cartoons, etc. View more info

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Dogs, Horses and Others

By: Digby, A.B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14348

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dj. Charming memoir written by an Irish Priest about his love of the countryside and his horses & dogs afoot, astride and afield. Mustard paper covered boards w/matching illust as dj. Frt gutters starting 1/2 in at head & foot, surface soiled from handling, solid, clean text has ghosting from erased pencil price on fep. 58 pp w/no rear end paper or evidence of ever having had one. Photo-reproduced illustrated dj in new mylar displays very well. Very scarce. View more info

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BORU The Story of an Irish Wolfhound

By: Dunn, J. Allan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller Id: R46520

Condition: Very Good


This is a factual story. A nice color illustrated hardcover with bumped spine ends showing color loss and fairly sharp tips. Grey cloth covered boards display well despite some very faint splotchyness on periphery and some rubbing at head of spine cloth. One tidy, 1967 gift presentation on fep, 195 pp text is untrimmed on the fore-edge, and is dyed a faint pink color at head of page block. Not exlib. Price-clipped color illustrated dust wrapper shows BORU scrapping with a bald eagle. BORU is a real dog, presented by a man who knows and loves dogs and who can make them live in the pages... View more info

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Point-to-Point

By: Farrell, M.J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar & Rinehart: 1933

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 37695

Condition: Good


Green cloth covered boards are cocked and discolored. 280 pp tight w/some marginal soil on a few early leaves. otherwise pages have no tears and are all present. A wonderful story of Irish hunting and racing by Molly Keane, pseudonym M.J. Farrell who also penned Red Letter Days illust by "Snaffles" under the same name. Period chapter book with the following chapters: Pullinstown/ The Villany of Mr. Fox/ The Chase/ Ladies of Templeshambo/ Prime Rogues/ Stranger/ I Praise Not. View more info

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Across the Sea From Galway

By: Fisher, Leonard Everett

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Four Winds Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41496

ISBN: 0590073451

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib w/all pages and pocket present. Tight, crisp copy. In 1849, following the potato famine, an Irish boy and his brother and sister are sent by their parents on an ill-fated journey to Boston. View more info

1956 The Sheshoon, Ballymanny, Gilltown, Ongar and Sallymount Studs: Ireland

By: H.H. Aga Khan, Cyril Hall Mgr Turf Lodge, The Curragh Stud, Co. Kildare

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Aga Khan Publisher, Brindly's Ltd Dublin Printer: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46310

Condition: Very Good


Very nice hardcover in hunter green grosgrain type cloth with British tan diagonal stripe ruled in gilt with gilt titles and 1956 date. No sunning on the cloth anywhere, book was properly stored. This is a very tidy former library book without any call tags (or markings whatsoever, no title) on the backstrip, one bumped corner and other three still sharp and barely brushed (no broken cloth), and bumped spine ends. Has a California Polytechnic State University Library ink stamped on 3 sides of page block and head of slightly age-toned fep along with library sticker placed there. Opposing fr... View more info

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The Switch Horse

By: Hardcastle, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46431

ISBN: 0416874509

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in red paper covered boards with gilt spine title. Spine ends lightly bumped, tips still sharp, no names, tears or soil in the 125 pp text. Un-clipped original color illustrated dust wrapper shows a girl standing next to a grey horse in a stream. Pretty darn tame horse as it is halter-less and is controlled by having his left front and right rear legs tied up to stakes that are sunk in the soft sand of the river bed. This is the sequel to Hardcastle's: The Saturday Horse. It is fast-moving and exciting and brings to life all the drama ... View more info

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Horses For Courses An Irish Racing Year

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29092

ISBN: 184018910X

Condition: As New


Gorgeous, crisp, sharp, unread 1st edition hardcover in like dj in new mylar. 199 pp. This meticulously researched book, for which author Anne Holland visited every Irish racecourse and met many of Ireland's top racing personalities, highlights the individuality of each Irish racing venue. Each has its own special qualities and atmosphere but all share two common traits: a warm welcome and good sport. And that is what the author believes Irish racing is all about. The country courses enjoy a huge level of support from the local population. It may be raining and the races may be 'ordinary'... View more info