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AN ARMY OF TRIBES: BRITISH ARMY COHESION, DEVIANCY AND MURDER IN NORTHERN IRELAND
Written by Edward Burke.
Stock no. 1826442
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition.

A study of Operation Banner, the British Army's campaign in Northern Ireland. Black pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781786941039. Light scuffing to covers. Contents clean.

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IRELAND (NN 84)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 1826119
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 84. A fascinating and highly detailed account of the natural history of Ireland, from biological history, geology and climate, to wildlife and nature conservation. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002200791. Boards clean and bright. A few tiny foxspots to top edge of text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is normal for this series of books).

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THE HILL OF THE FAIRY CALF
Written by Charles Causley. Illustrated by Robine Clignett.
Stock no. 1325608
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1976. Almost very good condition.

The legend of Knocksheogowna. A story about a hill which is haunted by malevolent fairies. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0340209372. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Heavy foxing throughout.

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THE 2ND ROYAL IRISH RIFLES IN THE GREAT WAR
Written by James W. Taylor.
Stock no. 1825828
Published by Four Courts Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Compiled in two parts: the first covers the history of the 2nd Royal Irish Rifles, 1914-19; part two gives brief biographical details of the officers and some of the other ranks that served with the battalion during the war. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1851829520. A lovely copy.

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THE SPARROWHAWK: A MANUAL FOR HAWKING
Written by Liam O Broin. Illustrated by Liam O Broin.
Stock no. 1825179
Published by Old Abbey Books. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of falconry in Ireland from its earliest beginnings over a thousand years ago to the the present. Written for the beginner and the experienced falconer, this book covers every aspect of keeping, training and hunting. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0952102900. Light knock to vertical edge of boards and top of spine. Contents fine. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed and slightly grubby.

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SHANNON AIRPORT - A UNIQUE STORY OF SURVIVAL
Written by Valerie Sweeney.
Stock no. 1825088
Almost very good condition.

Following the unique story of Shannon Airport (in the Republic of Ireland) and its people from the day the first sod was turned on the bog-land of Rineanna for the airport construction up to the present day. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780954742409. Covers creased and worn, spine slightly cocked (book has obviously been read). Prelims removed including the title page. Otherwise contents clean.

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MARITIME ARKLOW
Written by F. Forde.
Stock no. 1324733
Published by The Glendale Press Ltd.. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 354 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0907606512. Spine and corners bumped. Top edge of textblock is a bit grubby. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine.

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IRISH ARMY VEHICLES: TRANSPORT AND ARMOUR SINCE 1922
Written by Karl Martin.
Stock no. 1824819
Published by Karl Martin. 1st 2002. Very good condition.

An essential reference work for the modeller, wargamer or student of military or Irish history. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w and a few colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0954341309. Board corners lightly bumped. Spine lightly faded. Previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear board. Contents fine.

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A GREYHOUND OF A GIRL
Written by Roddy Doyle. Illustrated by Julene Harrison.
Stock no. 1824700
Published by Marion Lloyd Books. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A funny, feisty, tender story of four generations of an unforgettable Irish family, and the bittersweet acceptance of saying goodbye to those you love. Blue boards, yellow title to spine. Maps to endpapers. Papercut illustrations as chapter headers. ISBN: 9781407129334. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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THE ORCHIDS OF IRELAND
Written by Tom Curtis; Robert Thompson.
Stock no. 1324013
Published by National Museums Northern Ireland. 1st 2009. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Colour photos and illustrations, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0900761504. Spine and corners quite heavily bumped. Inscription in ink to title-page. Contents otherwise fine. Neat barcode label to rear cover.

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CLONTARF: IRISH HISTORIC TOWNS ATLAS: DUBLIN SUBURBS No. 1
Written by Colm Lennon; et al.
Stock no. 2140960
Published by Royal Irish Academy. 1st IRELAND 2018. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9781908997722. Creasing to covers with pencil mark to front cover; bumping to corners. Contents are still excellent!

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EARLY BUS SERVICES IN ULSTER
Written by M.L. Kennedy; D.B. McNeill.
Stock no. 2140877
Published by Institute Of Irish Studies. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 085389697X. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks; foxed to verso.

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