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"John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion 1846-48. The controversial true story of the U.S. Army deserters - the majority of them Irish immigrants - who fought valiantly as a Mexican Army unit during the Mexican War of 1846-48. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 345 pages. ISBN: 1574881450.
Describing the history of the 19th century metalliferous mines of West Cork in terms of their locations, periods of operations, tonnages of ore produced and numbers of workers employed. Green cardwraps. 288 pages. B/w photos, some colour. ISBN: 9780904040838. Covers edge rubbed. A few tiny marks to lower edge of text block.
THE LONG WATCH: WORLD WAR TWO AND THE IRISH MERCANTILE MARINE
Written by F. Forde.
Stock no. 1823323
Published by New Island Books. 1st thus 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Revised edition. At the outbreak of the Second World War, Ireland declared neutrality and thus became isolated as never before. But it was imperative to continue essential trading overseas. A lifeline had to be formed and so the nucleus of a merchant marine was established... Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1902602420. Board corners bumped. Couple of spots to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and front panel spine edge, worn to top of spine and scuffed.
Large format. Green boards, gilt title. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1871980275. Small mark to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine.
A Hand-Guide for Anglers. Tenth Edition. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and gilt vignette to front board. B/w illustrations. Boards lightly rubbed, corners slightly bumped. New front endpapers. Text block browned. One or two tiny nibbles at margins. Foxspots present.
THE IRISH GUARDS IN THE GREAT WAR: THE FIRST BATTALION
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2136315
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Edited and compiled from the diaries and papers by Rudyard Kipling. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873376723. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks; faded to spine.
SNIPE AND WOODCOCK
Written by L.H. De Visme Shaw; Richard J. Ussher; Alexander Innes Shand. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2136036
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1903. Almost very good condition.
Fur, Feather & Fin series. Beige pictorial boards, red and gilt titles. B/w plates. With chapters on Snipe and Woodcock in Ireland by Ussher; Cookery by Shand. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp staining to prelims and top of page edges.
A HUNDRED YEARS A-MILLING: COMMEMORATING AN ULSTER MILL CENTENARY
Written by William Maddin Scott. Illustrated by Gray Ellis; Margaret Marshall; Colette Murnaghan.
Stock no. 2135961
Published by W. & C. Scott, Ltd.. 2nd 1956. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations; a few fold-out pages. Second edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Some browning/foxing. Colour plate has been stuck at edge of front endpaper, in front of it - so this is the first page you see when you open the book. Unsure if this was published this way - or added later.
Brown blind decorated cloth with gilt titles to spines. An American's impressions of Great Britain in Victorian times. Volume 1 is probably nearer very good - Bumping and a bit of chipping to corners, some browning and foxing; binding is nice and tight. Volume 2 - is chipped with splits to edges; tear in cloth on rear, but top cloth still present; damp stained; half of title page is MISSING - some heavy foxing and damp marking throughout. Please note, this appears to be a MIXED set with slightly different cloths - possibly bought at different times.
The Oakwood Press Reminiscences series 16. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780853616511.
Introduction by Keane who describes Woodbrook as 'part love story, social history, coming-of-age narrative and elegy'. Dark green cloth, white title to spine and pictorial front cover. B/w photos. Woodbrook is a substantial but not grand country house in the North West of Ireland. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.
Square format. Black boards with silver titles. B/w and colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780955158353. Some bumping/knocks to spine and corners. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased and has remains of two sticky labels to rear panel.