Irish History / General Irish History
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|Sullivan, A.M. New Ireland. Political Sketches and Personal Reminiscences of Thirty Years of Public Life. Tenth Edition. Glasgow, London, Cameron & Ferguson, 19.3cm x 13cm. 402 pages. The rare, original illustratede wrappers bound in modern Hardcover. The wrapper with some staining to the rear flap. Some of the last pages with dogears. Last page of the text with missing part.
Alexander Martin Sullivan (1830-1884), Irish politician, lawyer and journalist from Bantry, West Cork/ brother of Timothy Daniel Sullivan, Lord Mayor of Dublin until 1888/ editor and proprietor of “The Nation”, made Q.C. in 1881/ Steward of the Manor of Northstea/ member of Dublin Corporation/ imprisoned for political offence in 1868/ other notable books: “The Story of Ireland”/ O’Connell and Repeal/ Father Mathew – Cork City, William Martin, Capuchin and ‘Teetotal Men’,/ The Black Forty-Seven/ Young Ireland/ ‘Forty Eight’/ The Encumbered Estates Act/ The Tenant League/ The Arbuthnot Abduction/ The Pheonix Conspiracy/ Papal Ireland/ The Fate of Glenveih/ The Fenian Movement/ The Richmond Escape/ Insurrection/ Disestablishment/ Longford/ Home Rule/ The Kerry Election/ Ballycohey/ The Disestablished Church/ Ireland at Westminster/ The Land League/ Agrarian Revolution etc.
Keywords: Irish History
|Tešan, Jesenko / Geden, Matthew / O’Sullivan, Michael / Prior, Niamh / Smyth, Nicola J. / Smyth, Madlyn Erin / Tangney, John / Walsh, Ann / Nix, Eddy / White, Christian / Reiyia, Nelson Ole / O’Mahony, Alfie / Breinlich, Klaus / Wronoski, John / Carey, Stan / Dwyer, James / Haubold, Christian (Photographer) / Coughlan, Stuart (Graphic Design) / Smyth, Holger (Editor). The Time Traveller – Rare Books & Modern Thought – An Independent Magazine for Independent Minds – Volume I, No. 1. First Edition. Skibbereen, The Time Traveller Press, 2016. Folio. 144 pages with colour illustrations throughout. Original Softcover. ISSN 2009-9576 Excellent, new condition. Specialist Magazine with essays and reviews on forgotten books and authors combined with antiquarian book – catalogue.
The inaugural edition of this quarterly Magazine includes essays and reviews on forgotten and rare books as well as interesting authors: Essays: Jesenko Tesan – Music is Word – On the gestures of music (Appreciating Theodor W. Adorno’s ‘Philosophy of Modern Music’) / Essay: Matthew Geden – Desmond O’Grady – A Full Life / Review by John Tangney: Rainer Maria Rilke – ‘Letters to a Young Poet’ / Review by Niamh Prior: Robert Frost – ‘Aforesaid’ / Review by Matthew Geden: Eugenio Montale – ‘New Poems’ (1976 Edition) / Review by Ann Walsh: Sir Thomas Overbury – ‘His Wife” (1631 Edition) / Alfie O’Mahony – Biographical Sketch of irish socialist philosopher William Thompson / Essay: Idea & Impact – Holger Smyth – On the sharing of Wealth – West Cork philosopher William Thompson and his influence on socialist thought / Essay: Idea & Impact – Nelson Ole Reiyia – Using Business in Maasai-Land to drive change / Essay: Nicola Smyth – The Most Dangerous Library / Essay: Madlyn Smyth – A Lost Kind of Education / How to run your own independent bookshop / Column: Dr.Christian White – Shakespeare in my Life / Essay: Michael O’Sullivan – Johannes Scottus Eriugena / Essay: Eddy Nix – Bookshop and Community: Community at the Heart of a Bookstore / Introducing Specialist Book Dealers – Essay: Klaus Breinlich – ‘The Statutes of the Realm’ / Essay: John Wronoski – The Past is Now – Travels in Borges’s Uqbar / Provenance – Essay – Marc O’Sullivan – Frans Molenaar / Robinson Crusoe in Kinsale / Studio Talk: Chester Beatty’s Internet – The Studio – Art Nouveau Magazine / Samuel Roth’s ‘Two Worlds Monthly – A piracy attempt on Ulysses and The Consequences / John Carter & Percy H. Muir – Printing and the Mind of Man (PMM) – The Impact of Print on Five Centuries of Western Civilization from Gutenberg to Churchill / Essay: Stan Carey – The Samuel Johnson Notes – ‘A very nice word’ / Essay: James Dwyer – ‘He Tarzan … Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of the Jungles of Science Fiction’ / Review: James Dwyer – ‘Edgar Rice Burroughs – ‘Escape on Venus’ /
Keywords: Books on Books, Chester Beatty, Chester Beatty Library, Desmond O'Grady, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Essay, Eugenio Montale, Frans Molenaar, Irish History, Johannes Scottus Eriugena, Jorge Luis Borges, Joyce, Maasai, Maasai Mara, Rainer Maria Rilke, Robert Frost, Robinson Crusoe, Samuel Roth, Shakespeare, Social History, Socialism, Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno, Thomas Overbury, West Cork, William Thompson
|Troy, Canon B. Centenary Celebration, Sept. 28th – Oct. 7th 1996. Midleton, Church of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 1996. 15.5 cm x 22 cm. 55 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slight curling of corners and crease near spine on cover. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes for example the following essays: Historical Background / Venerable Archdeacon Hutch P.P. / Site for New Church / Tenders / Jeremiah J. Coffey, Builder / Archbishop Croke / Statement of Expenses / Dedication of New Church / Priests of the Parish / Worked at the Church / Interior of HOly Rosary Church / Altar, Reredos and Great Window / Side Chapels / Stained Glass Windows in the Nave / Baptistry / Mr. Charles T. Byrne etc.
Keywords: Cork, East Cork, Irish History, Irish Local History, Midleton
|Turrell, James / Wick, Oliver. The Irish Sky Garden. With an essay by Günter Metken. First Edition. Skibbereen, Liss Ard Foundation, 1992. 29.7cm x 25.3cm. 111 pages. With 64 original illustrations. Original Softcover. Excellent, close to new condition.
Includes for example: The Entrance / The Crater / The Mound / The Sky Wall / The Pyramid / The Grotto / The Overall Site Plans / The Sky Above Ireland / Der Himmel über Irland, etc.
Keywords: Ireland, Irish Art, Irish History, Irish Photographs, Land Art
|[Tynan, Katharine] Rose, Marilyn Gaddis. Katharine Tynan. London, Associated University Press, 1974. 13,5 x 20 cm. 97 pages. Original Softcover. Very good+ condition. Sime minor staining and slight discolorations on the cover.
Keywords: Irish History
|Van Esbeck, Edmund. Irish Rugby 1874-1999: A History. Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1999. 22.5 x 28.5cm. 240 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket. As new.
Edmund van Esbeck was for many years the rugby columnist with The Irish Times newspaper. Here, he examines the story of rugby in Ireland from its beginnings in the 1850s to the game of today. The book discusses players, personalities, triumphs and failures and includes detailed statistics on the sport in Ireland.
Keywords: Irish History
|Various / O’Keefe, Regina (Co-ordinator). The Quakers of Mountmellick. A Short History of the Religious Society of Friends in the Town of Mountmellick 1650 – 1900. Reprint funded by Laois Leader Rural Development Company Ltd. Mountmellick, Mountmellick Development Association, No date (1994). 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 96 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Foreword / Preface / List of Illustrations / The Origins of Mountmellick Town / The Birth of the Quakers / The Arrival of the Quakers in Mountmellick / The Early Quakers of Mountmellick / The Rise and Fall of Industry in Mountmellick / Prominent Quaker Families of Mountmellick / Education and Quaker Schools / Quaker Dress / An Introduction to Mountmellick Embroidery / The White Quakers / In Search of Quaker Houses / The Decline of the Quakers / Rosenallis: The Quaker Burial Ground / Appendix A: A Graph of Quaker Deaths 1660-1850 / Appendix B: The Certificate of Transfer of Nicholas Newland / Appendix C: Quaker Surnames in Laois / Appendix D: Quaker Residences in Laois 1650-1860 / Appendix E: A List of Pupils in the Quaker Provincial School, Mountmellick 1786 to 1886 / Appendix F: A Quaker School Play – Dinah and Ethel: A Dialogue / Bibliography.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Local History, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Laois, Mountmellick, Quakers, Religion
|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
|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
|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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