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FORTRESS BRITAIN: ARTILLERY FORTIFICATION IN THE BRITISH ISLES AND IRELAND
Written by Andrew Saunders.
Stock no. 1820054
Published by Beaufort Publishing Ltd. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A complete survey of British artillery fortifications, utilizing modern historical and archaeological findings. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations, plans. ISBN: 1855120003. Minor mark to front board. Binding error to rear pastedown and loss to rear endpaper lower corner (minor defects). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.

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THE CISTERCIAN MONASTERIES OF IRELAND
Written by Roger Stalley.
Stock no. 1820044
Published by Yale University Press. 1987. Very good condition.

An account of the history, art and architecture of the White Monks in Ireland from 1142 to 1540. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, plans and drawings. ISBN: 0300037376. Second printing in the same year as first printing. Cover corners creased. Rear cover browned. Text block browned and a little grubby. Top corners of prelims a little creased.

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THE GEOLOGY OF IRELAND: AN INTRODUCTION
Written by Charlesworth. J.K..
Stock no. 1819827
Published by Oliver and Boyd. 1966. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and maps. Ex-Lib with surface paper loss to free front endpaper from ticket removal. Library stamps to both sides of title page. Tape marks to top of boards and dustwrapper. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper lightly browned.

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SAINTS, SEAWAYS AND SETTLEMENTS IN THE CELTIC LANDS
Written by E.G. Bowen.
Stock no. 1819760
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1969. Very good condition.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and diagrams. Couple of small marks to rear cover (minor). Text block browned. Ex-library with one rubber ink stamp to each endpaper. Foxing to free endpapers.

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A REGIONAL HISTORY OF RAILWAYS VOLUME 16 IRELAND
Written by J.W.P. Rowledge.
Stock no. 2133047
Published by Atlantic Transport Publishers. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

B/w photos and folding map to rear. ISBN: 090689963X. Wrapper spine is faded.

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A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY VOLUME III
Written by Cecil C.P. Lawson. Illustrated by Cecil C.P. Lawson.
Stock no. 2132776
Published by Norman Military Publications. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This volume studies the uniforms worn by the Infantry from 1760-1797 and Volunteers from 1779-1782. There is a chapter on the American colonies and other chapters include the Body Guards, the Yeomen of the Guard and the Battle Axe Guards of Ireland. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 264 pages includes index. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Pages lightly browned. Wrapper browned to spine with a few closed edge-tears.

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SHAMROCK AND SPEAR TALES AND LEGENDS FROM IRELAND
Written by F.M. Pilkington. Illustrated by Roy Spencer.
Stock no. 2132483
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covered boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few knocks to cover edges. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.

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A BOOK OF IRELAND
Written by Frank O'Connor.
Stock no. 2132475
Published by Collins. 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth. Small format. 52 b/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some foxing.

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THE STORY OF THE ULSTER
Written by G.S. Davison.
Stock no. 2132287
Published by The T.T. Special. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth, blue titles. The world's fastest motor cycle race. B/w photos. Inscriptions in ink and ink stamps to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with a few marks and a little loss.

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AVOCA: A HISTORY OF THE VALE
Written by P. Dempsey.
Stock no. 1818689
Circa 1991. Nearly fine condition.

A small village in Ireland. A modern reprint. Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to front. B/w photos. 36 numbered pages plus b/w photos not numbered plus adverts to rear. Bookplate to front endpaper dated 1991.

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BETWEEN THE MOUNTAINS AND THE SEA: DUN LAOGHAIRE-RATHDOWN COUNTY
Written by Peter Pearson.
Stock no. 1818677
Published by The O'Brien Press Ltd.. 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

From early times to today, a stunning record of architecture and history of this beautiful area. With photographs from the author's collection and specially commissioned photographs by Robert Vance. ISBN: 0862785820. Top edge of text block a little grubby. Couple of minor foxspots to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE IRISH COUNTRY HOUSE
Written by Peter Somerville-Large.
Stock no. 1818676
Published by Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd.. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Social History. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & a few colour photos. ISBN: 1856192377. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at front spine edge.

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