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The Kingdom of Ireland- Walpole Walpole, Charles George. The Kingdom of Ireland. From the Earliest Times to the Union with Great Britain. Kegan Paul, 1882. 20.5cm x 14.3cm. xxxv, 579 (28) pages. With 5 maps. Original Hardcover.Gilt lettering on frontboard. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Spine starting to separate from block. Rear or cover slightly torn. Map on page 70 torn. With underlinings on various pages.

Includes for Example: Condition of the Early Irish/ The Filibusters/ The Great Territorial Barons/ The Assimilation of the Settlers, A.D. 1272-1335/ The First Conquest/ The Plantation Spirit Abroad/ The Desmond Rebellion/ The Plantation of Munster/ The Plantation of Ulster/ Provincial Insurrections in 1641/ The Subjugation/ Restoration Compromises/ The Broken Treaty/ The Reconquest/ Protestant Ascendency and its Works/ The Results of Bondage 1760-1768/ The Revolt of the Colony/ The Demand for Parliamentary Reform/ Agitation for Reform and Emancipation/ Prosecutions/ France at England’s ‘Back Door’/ The Triumph of Coercion/ The Irish Jacquerie/ Annexation/ List of the Chief Governors of Ireland from 1173 to 1800 AD/ Henry II/ Richard I/ Henry IV/ Henry V/ Henry VI/ Edward IV/ Edward V/ Richard III/ James II/ William III/ Anne, 1702/ Earl of Worcester/ Lord Say/ Powell/ Sacheverel/ John Heron/ Earl of Salisbury/ Sir Thomas Ridgway/ Francis Willoughbie/ Captain and Thomas Edney/ Lord Audley/ Sir Mervin Audley/ Lord Chamberlaine/ William Wilson/ Captain Mansfield/ Sir Hugh Woorall/ Sir Edward Blennerhassett/ L. Bomby/ William Stewart/ Roman Catholics/ Articles of Limerick/ Lord Riverston/ Colonel Justin McCarthy/ Lord Clancarthy/ Viscount Mountcashel/ Sir Valentine Brown/ alter Cheevers/ Viscount Kenmare/ Hugh O’Neil/ Cromwell/ Cork, Kerry/ Clonmel/ Waterford/ Boyle/ Parsons/ Loftus/ The Castle Authorities/ The Oath of Supremacy/ Nine Articles of Lambeth/ The Presbyterian Clergy/ The Scotch Colony etc.

Keywords: Irish History

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Walsh, Farranferris: The Heritage of St Finbarr. Walsh, J.C. Farranferris: The Heritage of St Finbarr. First Edition. Cork, Tower Books, 1987. 16cm x 23 cm. IX, 269 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed by the author. Also includes a section on the history of hurling in Farranferris by Tim Horgan.

Includes for example the following chapters: The Old St Finbarr’s Seminary / The Franciscan Sisters / Pensions and Domestic Accounts / Farranferris in a Changing World / The Clergy of the Diocese of Cork 1787-1987 and of Cork & Ross 1958-1987 etc.

Keywords: Irish History, Irish Local History, Irish Religious History

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Walsh, Sons of the Swordmaker. Walsh, Maurice. Sons of the Swordmaker. Dublin, The Phoenix Publishing Company Ltd., no year (c.1920’s). 20 cm x 13 cm. 296 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. [The Library of Modern Irish Fiction]

Includes for example the following chapters: The Swordmaker / The Wandering Men / The Staff of Peace / The Sea Road / Gabur’s Last Lesson / Dairne teaches Flann a Lesson etc etc.

Maurice Walsh (1879–1964) was an Irish novelist best known for the short story The Quiet Man which was later made into an Oscar-winning movie directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. Walsh was born in 1879 in Ballydonoghue near Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland. He was one of Ireland’s best-selling authors in the 1930s. (Wikipedia).

Keywords: Irish Literature

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Walsh, The Irish Continental College Movement. Walsh, T.J. The Irish Continental College Movement. The Colleges at Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Lille. Dublin and Cork, Golden Eagle Books, 1973. 14 cm x 22 cm. 202 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Inscribed in gaelic.

Includes for example the following essays: The Continental Colleges – ‘Ecclesia Semper Reformanda’, The Irish College at Bordeaux – Le Grand Siecle, The Irish College at Toulouse – The Eighteenth Century, The Irish College at Lille – Francis Nugent, and The Fate of the Irish Endowments. Appendix includes Irish Educaiton Foundations in France – Burses in former colleges in Belgian Netherlands.

Keywords: Irish History, Military History, World War I, World War One

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Walton's Musical Instrument Galleries. Irish Fireside Songes. Walton’s Musical Instrument Galleries. Irish Fireside Songs. No. 1: Humorous and Convivial; No. 9: Patriots’ Treasury. 2 volumes. Dublin, Walton’s Musical Instrument Galleries, unknown. 12,5 x 18 cm. 31 pages each. Original Softcover. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear.

Keywords: Irish Music

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Webb-A Compendium of Irish Biography Webb, Alfred. A Compendium of Irish Biography. Comprising Sketches of Distinguished Irishmen, and of Eminent Persons Connected with Ireland by Office or Their Writings. Dublin, M.H. Gill & Son, 1878. 23cm x 14.6cm. xix, 597 (1) pages. Original Hardcover. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare!

Includes for Example: John Abernaty/ Robert Adrian/ Saint Aidan/ Archbishop John Allen/ Jermone Alley/ Olaf Cuaran/ Earl of Anglesea/ Mervyn Archdall/ Rev. James Arthur/ Mary Barber/ Viscount Baltinglass/ Robert Barker/ Rev. John Barrett/ Spranger Barry/ William Bathe/ Viscount William C. Beresford/ John Binns/ Francis Blackburne/ Ladry Selina Blackwood Dufferin/ Lord Charles Blount/ Sir Richard Bourke/ Lord Broghill/ Charlotte Brooke/ Andrew Browne/ Count George Browne/ Catherine Clive/ Con the Hundred Fighter/ Matthew Concanen/ Parnell/ Saint Connlaid/ Conor MacNessa/ Florence Conroy/ Thomas Cooke/ William S. Crawford/ Sarah Curran/ Thomas Cusack/ Don Juan D’Aguila/ Hugh Dean/ Gerald DeBarry/ Walter De Burgh, 1st Earl of Ulster/ Countess Catherine Desmond/ James Desmond, 11th Earl/ Archbishop Arthur Dillon/ Sir Henry Dillon/ Count Theobald Dillon/ Sir William Hamilton/ Edward Hand/ Viscount James Hamilton/ Lord George Hanger/ William Haviland/ Joseph P. Haverty/ Saint Ibar/ Saint Iberius/ Isaac Jackman/ Arthur Jacob/ Robert Jephson/ Charles Jervas/ Sir William Johnson/ Rev. Cathal Maguire/ Conor Maguire, Baron of Enniskillen/ William Marsden/ Henry de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny/ Hugh Maxwell/ Sir Lucius O’Brien/ Niall Glundubh/ Murtough O’Brien/ Turlough O’Brien/ Nahum Tate/ Sir William Temple/ Thomas Sheridan/ Viscount Thomas Preston/ Lord Portlester/ Francis Porter/ Archibishop Richard Talbot/ Bartholomew Teeling/ Francois Thurot/ Mary Tighe/ Sir Henry Torrens/ Sir Theobold Wolfe/ Lord Trimleston/ James K. Tuckey/ Tyrconnell/ Earl of Tyrone/ Richard Wingfield/ Rev. Peter Walshe/ Charles Vereker, Viscount of Gort/ Nicholas Vigors/ Saint Virgilius/ Rev. Luke Wadding/ Edward Wakefield/ Thomas Whaley/ Francis Wheatley/ Richard Wellesley/ Rev. David Wolfe/ Barry Yelverton/ Richard, Duke of Yorke/ Arthur Young/ Bishop Matthew Young/ Johann K. Zeuss etc.

Keywords: Irish History

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Webster - In Search of Modern Ireland. An American Traveler's Odyssey. Webster, Bryce. In Search of Modern Ireland. An American Traveler’s Odyssey. First Edition. New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., 1986. 23.3cm x 15.5cm. xv, 205 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with a few signs of external wear only.

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In-depth look at modern Ireland. Webster retraces the footsteps of celebrated travel writer H.V. Morton in his classic book, “In Search of Ireland”/ The author observes how Ireland has gone from the age of agriculture to the postindustrial age of high technology/ customs, culture and values that are uniquely Irish/ Meetings with Irish feminists, traditionalists, modernists, craftsmen, laborers, farmers, lords of the manor, and captains of industry/ Sights to see, craft shops, hotels/ Illustrated with photographs of modern life.

Keywords: Irish History

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[Wilde, The Artist as Critic: Critical Writings of Oscar Wilde. [Wilde, Oscar] Ellmann, Richard. The Artist as Critic: Critical Writings of Oscar Wilde. Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 1982. 8°. XXVIII, 446 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of philosopher Graham Parkes.

Keywords: Irish Literature

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Moody T.W. / Dowell, The writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763-98. [Wolfe Tone, Theobald] Moody T.W. / Dowell, R.B. / Woods, C.J. (Editors). The writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763-98. Volume I: Tone’s career in Ireland to June 1795 / Volume II: America, France and Bantry Bay, August 1795 to December 1796 / Volume III: France, the Rhine, Lough Swilly and death of Tone, January 1797 to November 1798. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 2009. 23 cm x 15,5 cm Volume I: XL, 540 pages / Volume II: XVIII, 435 pages / Volume III: XXVI, 599 pages. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following essays: Record of Tone’s entrance to Trinity College, Dublin / Declaration of the Down hunt / Memorandum relating to William Pearce’s invention / Sarah Anne Hamilton / Patrick Duigenan’s speech in the Irish house of commons / Pierre August Adert to the Commitee of Public Safety / Margarete Tone to Thomas Russell / To Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot / John Beckley to James Monroe / Extract by Claude Petiet from the register of the Executive Directory / From General Hermann Wilhelm Daendels / To Aristide Dupetit-Thouars / Peter Tone to Marquis Cornwallis etc etc.

Theobald Wolfe Tone, posthumously known as Wolfe Tone (20 June 1763 – 19 November 1798), was a leading Irish revolutionary figure and one of the founding members of the United Irishmen and is regarded as the father of Irish republicanism. He was captured by British forces at Lough Swilly in Donegal and taken prisoner. Before he was to be executed, it is believed that Wolfe Tone attempted suicide. He subsequently died from mortal wounds eight days afterwards, thus avoiding being hanged as a convicted traitor to the British Crown for his involvement in the 1798 Irish Rebellion. (Wikipedia).

Keywords: Irish Revolution

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Woodham-Smith, The Great Hunger 1845-1849. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger: 1845-1849. New York, Old Town Books, 1962. 15cm x 22cm. XII, 510 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent, as new condition. Rare. Out of print.

The story of the Irish potato famine of the 1840s which killed one million people and sent hundreds of thousands to the new world. This book is widely regarded as the classic account of the disaster. Woodham-Smith focuses on the tragedy in Ireland and the effect it had in America and Canada where many of the emigrants headed. This hardback American edition is now out of print.

Keywords: Emigration, Famine, Irish Famine, Irish History

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