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Rare Irish History Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

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.



Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland. 2 volumes by Beaslai, Piaras

Dublin Phoenix Publishing Co, 1926, hardcover. Printed at The Talbot Press, Dublin, November 1926, and this copy reprinted December 1926; ownership dated 1928.-- Illustrated with color frontispieces and black-and-white plates. -- Author Beaslai was born ...

From Bucks County Bookshop IOBA

$130.95


CODEX CENANNESIS. THE BOOK OF KELLS by Book of Kells

Bern: Urs Graf-Verlag, 1950. Limited to 500 copies (this no. 219). Fine in d.j.'s and cardboard slipcases. A magnificent set.. Limited to 500 copies (this no. 219). Three volumes. Folio. Complete facsimile with 48 mounted color plates. Bound in ful...

From First Folio

$2,750.00


History of the County Down by Knox

1875. Book. Fair. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Reinforced with wide binder's tape at hinges. All pages clean and tight. Missing title page.. ...

From Aaron's International Booksearch

$184.00


The History of the Town and County of the Town of Galway, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Embellished with Several Engravings .... by Hardiman (James)

Dublin: Printed By W. Folds and Sons, 1820. First Edition., 1820. 4to. Half-calf & marbled boards. Rebound, the original spine laid down. xvi + 320 + lvi + 4 pp. Frontispiece & 10 plates, and three vignettes in the text. Ownership inscription of 1...

From Renaissance Books

CA$1,000.00


THE HISTORY OF IRELAND. From the Invasion of Henry II. With a preliminary Discourse on the ancient state of that Kingdom. ---The Third Edition, corrected by LELAND. THOMAS

R. Moncrieffe. Dublin. 1774. THREE VOLUMES. Third edition, corrected. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.4 inches). Contemporary full tan calf. The spines with five raised bands. Compartments with double gilt ruled lines and gilt stamped centre decorations. Red and green lab...

From Paul Foster Books

£500.00


Dark Rosaleen by Bowen, Marjorie

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933. IN VERY GOOD ++ CONDITION, with a Dust Jacket illustrated by N. C. WYETH, in Very Good Condition, protected in a mylar cover. ASSOCIATION COPY - with bookplate of Francis M. O'Brien, Author and Legendary Maine ...

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member

$450.00


A LAD OF THE O'FRIEL'S by MacManus, Seamus

London: Isbister & Co., 1903. Decorated green cloth, lettered in gilt and white. Very slightly shaken, two ownership signatures on free endsheet, tips a bit rubbed, but a good, sound copy. First UK edition, published the same year as the US edition, in a...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$100.00


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 t...

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member

$325.00


My Father and Mother Were Irish by O'Donovan-Rossa, Margaret

NY: The Devin-Adair Company. Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards worn and stained, penciled . owner name on front free endpaper.. 1939. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Frontispiece p...

From Old Saratoga Books

$200.00


SINN FEIN REBELLION HANDBOOK. EASTER, 1916. A COMPLETE AND CONNECTED NARRATIVE OF THE RISING, WITH DETAILED ACCOUNTS OF THE FIGHTING AT ALL POINTS IN DUBLIN AND IN THE COUNTRY ... by [Ireland]

Dublin: Compiled by the "Weekly Irish Times,", 1916. xvi,248pp. Octavo. Modern gilt cloth, original printed wrappers bound in. Photographs. Old tape marks on somewhat worn wrappers, usual tanning, clean tear in rear wrapper and last two leaves, the termi...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$125.00


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

$499.00


DISTRESS IN IRELAND. EXTRACTS FROM CORRESPONDENCE PUBLISHED BY THE CENTRAL RELIEF COMMITTEE OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. NO. 1 by [Society of Friends - Ireland]

Dublin: Printed by Webb and Chapman, 1847. 31,[1]pp. Octavo. Extracted from nonce pamphlet volume. A trace dusty, faint old stamps of a defunct mercantile library, corner crease and small snag in title; a good copy. First edition. This work concluded wit...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$125.00


WALKER'S HIBERNIAN MAGAZINE OR COMPENDIUM OF ENTERTAINING KNOWLEDGE CONTAINING THE GREATEST VARIETY OF THE MOST CURIOUS AND USEFUL SUBJECTS IN EVERY BRANCH OF POLITE LITERATURE by [ Periodical - Irish]

Dublin: Printed by Thomas Walker at Cicero's Head, 1788. 720,[8]pp. plus engraved title and seventy- five engraved plates (including frontis), some folding. Large, thick octavo. Contemporary calf. Bound without wrappers. Year written in ink in an early h...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$850.00


CEACTA BEAGA GAEDILGE I [- III] IRISH READING LESSONS ... WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY JACK B. YEATS by Yeats, Jack Butler [illus], and Norma Borthwick

Dublin: The Irish Book Company, 1906. Three parts. iv,29,[1];28;40pp. Bound up in contemporary gilt cloth, without wrappers. Cloth a bit sunned along top edge, fore-tips lightly worn; very good or better. Three of the four volumes in this sequence of tex...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$175.00


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