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BRADSHAW'S DESCRIPTIVE RAILWAY HAND-BOOK OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 1861
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819348
Published by Collins. 2015. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The book that inspired the TV series Great British Railway Journeys. A facsimile of the 1861 edition ISBN: 9780007591893. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to top front flap corner.

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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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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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