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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 Robartes and the Dancer [Including "The Second Coming," "Easter, 1916," and "A Prayer for My Daughter"] by Yeats, William Butler

Churchtown, Dundrum: Cuala Press, 1920. First edition, first printing. One of only 400 printed. Octavo. Original blue paper boards with buff linen spine. All edges untrimmed. In the original plain tan dust jacket, preserved in glassine wrap, with chippin…

From Respublica Books LLC


A Trial Bound to Five Pamphlets on Social and Political Topics by Great Britain, Anti-Catholic, Dublin

1740. together 6 titles in 1 book. Dublin, 1740-1747.. together 6 titles in 1 book. Dublin, 1740-1747. A Collection of Scarce Dublin Pamphlets in a Contemporary Binding [Great Britain]. [A Trial Bound with Five Pamphlets on Social and Political Topics]. …

From The Lawbook Exchange Ltd


Rerum Hibernicarum scriptores veteres. by O’Conor, Charles

4 vols. (= all published). With 14 (5 folding) engraved plates. Publisher's interim boards, printed paper labels to spines. All edges uncut. 4to (284 x 226 mm). Spine-ends slightly damaged, covers lightly soiled. Volume I spine restored with new label. G…

From Antiquariat Banzhaf


IRISH HOME RULE.----Bound with. THE LIBERAL GOVERNMENT AND NAVAL POLICY. Speeches delivered by the Rt.Hon.Winston Churchill,M.P by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.;

The Liberal Publication Department. London.,1912. FIRST EDITIONS OF 2 RARE SPEECHES. Bound into a volume of the Pamphlets and leaflets for 1912 by the Liberal Publication Department complete with 18 other speeches on subjects including Home Rule, Free Tr…

From Paul Foster Books



1803. HAY, Edward. HISTORY OF THE INSURRECTION OF THE COUNTY OF WEXFORD, A.D. 1798; INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF TRANSACTIONS PRECEDING THAT EVENT, WITH AN APPENDIX. Dublin: Printed for the author by John Stockdale, 1803. Boston Revolutionary War patriot and …

From Boston Book Company


The Parliamentary Debates: With a Register of the Proceedings of the House of Commons of Ireland in the Second Session of the Fourth Parliament in the Reign of His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Third by Ireland

Dublin: George Bonham, 1785. Book. Full-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Front leather hinge split but held with binding strings with no pages missing and the text pages still tight. Rear hinge starting but mostly intact. Corn…

From G W Jackson


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

London: Robert Clavell 1691, 1st edition. (Hardcover) [28], 408, [2], also [18] erroneously numbered internal pp.. Very good. Recently rebound in half-leather with marbled boards and new endpapers. The pages have occasional toning and spotting, the b…

From Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB


History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 With Memoirs of the Union, and Emmett's Insurrection in 1803. by Maxwell, W. H. Esq

London: Baily, Brothers, Cornhill. Very Good. 1845. Hardcover. 013120 . AEG, still bright and sharp. Spine looks brown in color, covers look green. Full leather, raised bands on spine, bright gold lettering and decorations. The pages are all clean and e…

From Source Book Store


Builders of My Soul: Greek and Roman Themes in Yeats by Brian Arkins

First U.S. Edition, Produced in England by Barnes and Nobles.DJ Shows Very Light Shelf Wear (See Photos)Book is Bright, Tight, Clean, Unread, No Defects.Synopsis: To Yeats, as well as to Eliot, Pound, Joyce, and other major writers, as Erich Auerbach put …

From The Urban Bookie


The history of Ireland, ancient and modern, taken from the most authentic records, and dedicated to the Irish Brigade, with a continuation from the Treaty of Limerick to the present time by J. Mitchel. by MAC-GOEGHEGAN, Abbey; MITCHEL, John

1868 1ed IRELAND History Irish Colonial AMERICA & SLAVERY Catholics Illustrated James MacGeoghegan was an Irish Roman Catholic priest and historian. His 'History of Ireland' was written in French and published at Parish in 1758. John Mitchel's 1868 'Hist…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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


Le Capucin escossois, histoire merveilleuse et très-véritable arrivée de nostre temps. by RINUCCINI, Giovanni Battista

1669 The Scottish Friar by Irish Rinuccini George Leslie Monk Monastics Ireland Giovanni Battista Rinuccini was a 17th-century Italian archbishop who is best known for his diplomatic representation to Ireland and Scotland during the Irish Confederate War…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry by CARLETON, William

1843 IRELAND Stories of Irish Peasantry Farming PHIZ ART Folklore 2v SET Dublin William Carleton's "Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry" is an interesting, mid-19th-century history of rural life in Ireland. Written with light-hearted themes, this b…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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 B…

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member


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