Irish Revolution / Easter Rising / Revolt & Independence
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|Drennan, William. The Irish Volunteers 1775-1790. Including: A substantial selection from the Drennan/M’Tier Correspondence; Complete Set of Drennan’s Letters to William Bruce; Reprint of Orellana, An irish Helot (1784); and Poems. Preface by Andrew Bryson. Introduction by Brendan Clifford. Edited by E. Courtney. Belfast, Belfast Historical and Educational Society, 1998. 21cm x 14.5cm. 236 pages with illustrations. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. [Belfast Historical and Educational Society: Volume One].
Includes for Example: The Drennan Correspondence/ Index of Personal Names in the Correspondence/ Key to Letter Numbers/ Notes to the Correspondence/ Letters of Orellana, An Irish Helot/ Poetry etc.
Keywords: Irish Military History, Irish Revolution
|Foot, Paul. Ireland: Why Britain Must Get Out. London, Chatto & Windus, 1989. 13 cm x 21 cm. 74 pages. Original softcover. Near Fine. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Signed by the author. [Chatto Counterblasts, No.2]
Contains the following chapters: Introduction / Partition: The Dismembered Corpse / 1922-68: The Carnival of Reaction / 1968-88: The Vampires at the Feast / Britain Out.
Keywords: 20th century, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Revolution, Politics, Signed
|Garvin, Tom. 1922. The Birth of Irish Democracy. Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 1996. 21.5cm x 13.5cm. xii, 240 pages. Original illustrated softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Minor marking on page 1.
Includes for example the following chapters: Democracy, Republicanism, and Nationalism/ Revolution and Democracy in Ireland 1913-23/ The Dail Government and Local Democracy, 1919-23/ The Creation of a Democratic Public Order, 1922-23/ Irish Political Culture and the Emergence of the Irish Free State/ State-Building after the Treaty/ The Prospects for Democracy and the Irish Experience etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Revolution
|Irwin, Thomas P. Benson’s Flying Column. A Story of the Anglo-Irish War. Dublin, The Talbot Press Limited, Unknown, c. 1942. 18.8cm x 12.4cm. 303 (2) pages. Original Hardcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes for Example: The Eleta Cafe/ The Ambush/ The Escape/ The Good Samaritans/ The Gunmen/ The Rescue/ The Vow/ The Flying Column/ The Attack on the Barrack/ Davy Makes a Decision/ Davy Departs/ The Gateway of Death/ A Desperate Encounter/ The Passing Sean/ The End of the Column/ Refuge/ Davy Plays a Lone Hand/ The Black and Tans/ The I.R.A./ The Auxiliaries/ R.I.C. Listowel/ The English Government/ The Royal Irish Constabulary/ Republicanism/ Sinn Feinn etc.
Keywords: Irish Revolution
|[Kerryman, The] With the IRA in the Fight for Freedom – 1919 to the Truce. [With a chapter: “The Anglo-Irish War” by Piaras Beaslai]. First Edition. Tralee, The Kerryman, no year (c. 1950). 8°. 238 pages. Original Softcover. Some minor damage to the brochure ! Very good condition with some minor signs of external wear. Some foxing.
Includes for example: The Constitutional Battle of the National Struggle / Donal O’Kelly – Ordeal by Fire – How Cork City Faced the Terror / Patrick Lynch – A Fighting Rearguard saved the IRA in the Retreat After the Ambush at Rineen / etc. etc.
Keywords: 1916 Rebellion, Easter Rising, IRA, Irish Revolution
|MacDonagh, Michael. The Life of William O’Brien. The Irish Nationalist. A biographical study of Irish Nationalism constitutional and revolutionary. London, Ernest Benn Ltd., 1928. 22.6cm x 14.5cm. 281 (2) pages. With frontispiece photograph of O’Brien, and other photographs throughout. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes for Example: Youth and its Background/ The Journalist/ The Invisible Conspiracy/ In Parliament/ The Plan of Campaign/ The Parnellite Split- A Tragedy of Errors/ O’Brien’s Fight for National Unity/ The United Irish League/ The Abolition of Landlordism/ Devolution ‘The Latin for Home Rule’/ ‘All for Ireland, and Ireland for All’/ Home Rule on the Statute Book/ The Easter Rising of 1916/ Downfall of the Irish Parliamentary Party/ The Irish Free State/ Death of O’Brien/ O’Brien as a Man of Letters etc.
Keywords: Irish Revolution
|Mitchel, John. Jail Journal – Irishleabhar Priosuin No Cuig Bliaona I Bpriosunaid Na breataine. Translated Into Irish By Eoghan O Neachtain. Two Volumes (complete set). Dublin, 1936. 8°. III, 238, VI, 334 pages. Original Hardcover with black lettering on spine and boards. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Very rare gaelic edition of this important book.
John Mitchel (Irish: Seán Mistéal; 1815 – 1875) was an Irish nationalist activist, solicitor and political journalist. Born in Camnish, near Dungiven, County Londonderry, Ireland, he became a leading member of both Young Ireland and the Irish Confederation. He also became a public voice for the Southern American viewpoint in the United States in the 1850s and 1860s before being elected to the British House of Commons in 1875, only to be disqualified because he was a convicted felon. His Jail Journal is one of Irish nationalism’s most famous texts.
Keywords: Irish Revolution
|[Plunket, Lord William] Plunket, David. The Life, Letters and Speeches of Lord Plunket. By his Grandson, the honourable David Plunket. With an introductory Preface by Lord Brougham. In two Volumes. London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1867. 8°. Volume I: XI, 410 pages / Volume II: VII, 380 pages. Original Hardcover (Original cloth with gilt lettering on spine and blindstamped boards). Recently rebacked and professionally repaired, this volume is now in excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. Very firm and tight. Very rare in this condition !
Includes for example: Birth and Parentage / Friendship ofBarry Yelverton / The College Historical Society / Progress at the Bar / Provost Hutchinson / The University Election of 1790 / Enters Irish Parliament / Wolfe Tone / The “Press” Newspaper / Lord Moira / Speech on the State of Ireland / Denounces the Rebels / Irish Whigs in 1798 / Style in the Irish House of Commons / Lord Castlereagh / Irish Volunteers / Lord Fitzwilliam / United Irishmen / The Rebellion / The Union and the Bar / The Anti-Union / First Debate on the Union / Political Duelling Clubs / Mr.Pitt’s Argument for a Union / Last Debate on the Union / Sir Boyle Roche / Amendment to the Union / Reply of St. George Daly / Plunket and Castlereagh / Last Words against the Union / Grattan / Robert Emmett / Trial of the Conspirators / Plunket’s Address / Plunket appointed Solicitor-General / Sketch of Plunket by W.H.Curran / Manner and Method of Argument / The Irish Bar / Anecdotes / Descriptive Lines by Bulwer-Lytton / Represents Dublin University / History of Catholic Emancipation / The Penal Code / etc. etc.
Keywords: County Cork, Irish History, Irish Rebellion of 1798, Irish Revolution, Wolfe Tone
|[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.
Keywords: Irish Revolution
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