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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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DEATH IN THE IRISH SEA: THE SINKING OF THE RMS LEINSTER
Written by Roy Stokes.
Stock no. 1818675
Published by The Collins Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

One month before the end of the First World War, the mail boat RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes fired by the German submarine UB-123. Over 500 lives were lost within sight of Dublin. This book reveals the full circumstances of Ireland's greatest maritime disaster. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1898256527. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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PICTORIAL REVIEW OF 1916
Written by S.P. Kelly.
Stock no. 1818674
Published by The Parkside Press Limited. Circa 1946. Almost very good condition.

A complete and historically accurate account of the events which occurred in Dublin in Easter Week fully illustrated. Special De-Luxe Edition. Green cloth spine, buff paper boards with gilt title to front. Sepia photos throughout. 68 pages. Spine mottled. Boards marked and scuffed. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing mainly to endpapers.

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THE LAST SECRETARY GENERAL: SEAN LESTER AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Written by Douglas Gageby.
Stock no. 1818673
Published by Town House. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Based on Sean Lester's diaries, telling for the first time the story of a unique Irishman, who came to hold the highest office in the League of Nations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860591086. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of minor grubby marks.

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AVOCA: A HISTORY OF THE VALE
Written by P. Dempsey.
Stock no. 1818563
Published by Browne and Nolan Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

A small village in Ireland. Small format. Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to front. B/w photos. 71 pages plus adverts to rear. A few marks to boards. Endpapers browned and foxing throughout.

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WAR BY THE IRISH
Written by John McCann.
Stock no. 1818562
Published by The Kerryman. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Bringing to life many stirring incidents in Ireland's Fight for Independence during the years following the lighting of the Easter Fires of 1916. Black cloth spine with blue title. Blue paper boards. B/w photos. Front board completely faded, rear board faded at top. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. A few marks to endpapers and browning to text block.

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TREASURES OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND: IRISH ANTIQUITIES
Written by Patrick F. Wallace; Raghnall O Floinn.
Stock no. 1818341
Published by Gill and Macmillan. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive introduction to the Irish antiquities collections of the National Museum of Ireland. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0717128296. A few light scuff marks to boards. Text block slightly browned to top. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IRELAND
Written by Finola O'Kane.
Stock no. 1818317
Published by Cork University Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Mixing Foreign Trees with the Natives. A detailed and original study of eighteenth-century landscapes in and around Dublin, of the gardens in the region, and of the aesthetic, political and economic factors which persuaded their owners to create them. Oblong format. Green cloth boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 185918362X.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BURREN
Written by Gordon D'Arcy; John Hayward.
Stock no. 1818236
Published by Immel. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

The limestone Karst landscape of the Burren, (Ireland), its Clints and Grykes, home to an enormous variety of plants and animals. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 1898162514. Spine lightly faded.

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