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Who Was Saint Patrick?

By: Thompson, E. A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan: 1986-03

Seller ID: 016502

ISBN: 0312870841

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Collectible Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped NOT a institution copy.St. Martin's Press. Without a doubt E.A.Thompson was one of the most interesting original thinkers to write about Post Roman and Early Medieval history. His political perspectives make the Dark Ages alive with personality agree or disagree this serious scholar never bores and always educates. Here First Edition in Collectible like new condition inside and... View more info

The Birth of Modern Ireland

By: Tierney, Mark and MacCurtain, Margaret

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ireland, Gill and Macmillan Dublin,: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 66745

Condition: Good+


Great Modern Irish History of Modern Ireland by the Irish themselves! many b/w Photos. 241 pp Tight binding Some markings and several underlines but NOT a library copy. Colorful cover. Good stuff here. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books since 1977 wrapped in brown paper before sending since 1977 View more info

The Brendan Voyage A Leather Boat Tracks the Discovery of America By the Irish Sailor Saints Hardcover

By: Tim Severin

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U. S. A., McGraw-Hill: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014336

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: McGraw-Hill, 1978. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. With Dust Jacket. Color and B/W photos and Illus.Combines the pre-Columbian Irish Sixth century era recreated leather boat and sails to Greenland to show the Celts could have sailed to America before the Vikings. First Edition hardcover A little light shelf wear clean very good shape. Dust jacket several closed repaired tears and some shelf fad... View more info

Dreamseeker's Road Hardcover First Edition

By: Tom Deitz

Price: $20.70

Publisher: U.S.A, Morrow,: 1995

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007286

Condition: Near Fine


U.S.A: Morrow,, 1995. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine First Edition Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket NOT Price cut and NOT a library book. Modern Celtic fantasy novel about 'Faerie' set on a "ley Line", in modern North Carolina on a Halloween night. Since 1977 we pack with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Legend Of The Golden Key Hardcover

By: Tom McCaughren

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Acorn Books: 1983

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 005687

Condition: Fine


Acorn Books, 1983. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Terry Myler. Fine. Hardcover. First Irish Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Fine Collectible Irish First Edition Hardcover Color Illustrated Cover Irish Hardcover. Clean inside and out. First. Irish Ed. Wonderful, color illustrated cover on this Irish children's Fairy mystery. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Round Towers Of Ireland Edinburgh Review April 1834 Original Tom Moore's Critical Review Of Henry O'Briens 'Round Towers Of Ireland

By: Tom Moore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scotland, Ediinburgh Review: 1834

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016431

Condition: Very Good


Scotland: Ediinburgh Review, 1834. Book. Very Good. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Original 1834 Excerpted 12pp. Tom Moore's Critical Review Of Henry O'Briens 'Round Towers Of Ireland' This was published in the April 1834 Edinburgh Review. Here is those twelve pages in a archival plasticine clear envelope. Clean pages loosely bound. Not a reprint. and no markings. This 1834 criticism by Tom Moore was well founded. O'Brien's portrayal of Irish Rou... View more info

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Harper And Bard The Beauties Of Irish Literature Hardcover

By: Tom Peete Cross

Price: $85.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Thomas S. Rockwell Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5212

Condition: Near Fine


Original 1931 Blue Cloth. Gilt Titles Bright. First Edition Collectible Near Fine Condition Clean NOT a library Copy. NO Writing. NO Book plates. 138 pp.Cross and Slover translations of Irish Mythology are still on Scholars bibliographies. Here is a wonderful retelling by Tom Peete Cross of the stories of Ireland after Noah's flood and the Fir Bolg and Tuatha De Dannan into the Tain B Cuailnge and the Ossianic Cycle in a concise fluid manner that is bardic worthy and in ... View more info

Captured by the Vikings

By: Torill Thorstad Hauger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books Ltd: June 1991

Seller ID: 011847

ISBN: 1550810332

Condition: Fine


Fine.Clean Trade Paperback. Newfoundland: Breakwater, 1991. First Canadian Edition. Excellent historical young adult novel about Irish slaves captured by Vikings. NOT a library book.Translated from Norwegian and published in Newfoundland this is well researched and really well written, fast paced storytelling.160pp. Great cover illustration too. First Edition. View more info

Arthurian and Other Studies presented to Shunichi Noguchi

By: Tsuyoshi (Editor), and Suzuki, Takashi (Editor), and Noguchi, Shun'ichi Mukai

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Woodbridge:, D.S.Brewer: March 24, 1993

Seller ID: 005732

ISBN: 0859913805

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover England: D.S.Brewer,, 1993. First Edition. 8vo 273 pp.Clean Hardcover King Arthur and western literature in Japanese scholarship.Wonderful gilt design on red cloth boards of a Medieval Princess and a Japanese Noble woman. Excellent clean bright condition NOT a library copy. Great Japanese and Western scholars discuss Arthurian subjects such as Caxton and Winchester Malory and Stanzaic Morte Arthure. Also Medieval literature Chaucer literature, ... View more info

The Times I've Seen Oliver St.John Gogarty A Biography Hardcover

By: Ulick O'Connor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Ivan Obolensky: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012364

Condition: Very Good


New York: Ivan Obolensky, 1963. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Hardcover with Good- Dust Jacket. Oliver St. John Gogarty stared at himself in a mirror unknowingly in Joyce's Ulysses.A awful lot about Gogarty and Joyce here in this biography. b/w illus.Tight and internal very good. Dust jacket a few thumb nail chips and both jacket flaps are separated but present. Book very good jacket only fair but ... View more info

Tales My Father Told Illustrated By Richard Kennedy

By: Una Ni Cathill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber And Faber: 1964

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 015059

Condition: Very Good-


Near Very Good. Clean 75 pp Hardcover. Many B/W line drawings. No writing, Sun fading on rear cover and a little on front cover else excellent. NOT an ex Institution book.Not a signature. Tight binding. Rolls and flows along magic stones that cross streams that do not exist but appear anyway. Not plastic Leprechauns here but the "Good People"..The good ones the people tell with respect. Great to read to childrenThree Geese in Flight Irish books since 1977 wrapped... View more info

The Celts

By: Vencesclas Kruta

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Seller ID: 015338

ISBN: 0847814076

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Huge Hardcover with Near Fine Dust Jacket New York: Rizzoli, 1991. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to.NOT a library Copy. Near Fine clean inside and out Not Price clipped. If you can only have one book on the Celts this HUGE nearly 800 page book is it. Dozens of scholarly essays by the leading scholars around the all on Pre-Christian Pagan and Christian Celtic Hungary, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic Wales, Ireland, Gaul, om and on. Celtic coins, swords,... View more info

Greenland By Vilhjalmur Stefansson Hardcover

By: Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Duran & Company: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016465

Condition: Very Good+


New York: Doubleday, Duran & Company, 1944. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition Very Good+ Clean Hardcover and Very Good+ Collectible Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped. NOT a library book. Maps. B/W illus. One of the very best and very few educated books to speak about Irish Christian seafaring in the north Atlantic and specifically Greenland. Photos of Irish influenced architecture in Norse stone houses. Dr... View more info

The Sea Around Them The Atlantic Ocean, A.D 1250

By: Vincent H.Cassidy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Louisiana State University Press: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013989

Condition: Very Good+


U. S. A.: Louisiana State University Press, 1968. Book. Very Good+.Clean Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover with Very Good Mylar protected Dust Jacket Excellent scholarly research into Norse and medieval seafaring in northern seas and the Irish who started it. A little jacket rubbing on price cut dust jacket, else very good, solid shape book and jacket. Clean pages, Bright in mylar protected du . Dust jacket present. Fir... View more info

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Heroes Of The Dawn Color Plates Beatrice Elvery

By: Violet Russell

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Ireland, Maunsel: 1914

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 013959

Condition: Very Good+


Ireland: Maunsel, 1914. Book. Illus. by Beatrice Elvery. Very Good. Hardcover. First Irish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Original First Edition in Very Good+ Condition. Tipped in Color Plates. NOT a library copy. Irish mythology retold by Violet Russell, wife of the mystic A.E. Finn McCool and Fianna at Tara. 4 color tipped in tissue covered plates by Beatrice Elvery. One of a Fomorian Underworld being shooting fire rays from it's eye at Fi... View more info

Roman Ireland

By: Vittorio Di Martino

Price: $21.85

Publisher: England, Collins Press: 2003

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 013931

Condition: Near Fine


England: Collins Press, 2003. Book. Near Fine. Paperback. First English Edition. 8vo. The Romans have finally found a way to conquer Ireland. Here the author offers the revisionist notion that Rome did invade Ireland and succeded. 208pp.illus, drawings, photos.Trade paperback Near fine.. First Edition. View more info

Irische Miniaturen Zwolf Farbige Bilder Aus Handschriften Irischer Monche

By: Von Paul Wilhelm Wenger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Germany, Friedrich Wittig Verlag: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009612

Condition: Fine


Germany: Friedrich Wittig Verlag, 1957. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean First Edition Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket with a two inch chip on the back cover. Color Illumination on jacket cover. Not Price cut NOT a library copy. Twelve Celtic Illuminated Pages. Concise study of Irish illumination. German text 12 page color plates of Irish and Celtic illumination from books other then the Book of Kells!. 32pp.Lesser... View more info

Fairy and Folk Tales Of Ireland Edited By W.B.Yeats Hardcover

By: W. B. Yeats Benedict Kiely introduction

Price: $23.23

Publisher: U. S. A., Galahad Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013729

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Galahad Books, 1996. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover and Dust jacket Both Very Good. NOT a library copy.First Thus. This actually includes two separate books by W.B.Yeats "Fairy And Folk Tales Of The Irish Peasantry" and "Irish Fairy Tales" reprinted into a large easier to read hardcover. B/W illus. Very good shape both A one volume William Butler Yeats Irish folklore library. Benedict Ki... View more info

The Unicorn From The Stars And Other Plays

By: W. B. Yeats and Lady Gregory

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1915

Edition: Third U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 014722

Condition: Good+


New York: Macmillan, 1915. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Third U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1915 Blue Hardcover 210 pp.with gilt Goddess and flowering tree design on spine. Good condition . A little shelf wear, cover quite nice. Pages clean. but slightly shaken. NOT a library book. Three plays "Unicorn From the Stars," "Cathleen ni Houlihan,""The Hour Glass" Also notes by the poet. When Yeats writes anything poetry fol... View more info

Archaeologia Cambrensis A Record Of The Antiquities Of Wales And Its Marches New Series No. XX October1854 AND Supplement 1850 Vestiges Of The Gael In Gwynedd Both Part 1 & 2 In Two Seperate Complete Original Issues

By: W. Basil Jones John Williams ab Ithel Rev.John Jones

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Wales, Archaeologia Cambrensis,record of the Antiquities of Wales and It's Marches,and the Journal of the Cambrian Archaeological: 1850

Edition: 1st. Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 008169

Condition: Good


Wales: Archaeologia Cambrensis,record of the Antiquities of Wales and It's Marches,and the Journal of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, 1850, 1850. Book. Good. Soft cover. 1st. Welsh Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1850 Part 1 and 1854 Part 2 "Vestiges of the Gael in Gwynedd" Published 1850 and 1854 Two complete Archaeologia Cambrensis issues offered here. Good Original 1850 and 1854 Edition. First Welsh Editions. Part 1 180pp,... View more info

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The Children Of Kings

By: W. Lorcan O' Byrne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London Glasgow And Dublin, Blackie And Son Limited: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 605

Condition: Near Fine


Original Near Fine 1904 Irish Mythological Novel that Rather Brilliantly Weaves King Arthur, Cornish Tintagel Sir Tristram and Cuchulain and Little Britain, (Brittany) The story is woven well and a long educated introduction explains his process. 240 pp. Four full page B/W by Paul Brady Near Fine Except for the seemingly unavoidable foxing, a charming 1904 Medieval illuminated book plate Prize the book is rarely ever seen in this great condition. Cover illus of Sir Trist... View more info

Kings and Vikings Stories From Irish History

By: W. Lorcan O'Byrne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Dublin, The Talbot Press: 1901

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 012746

Condition: Very Good


Dublin: The Talbot Press, 1901. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Irish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1901 Collectible Hardcover Published in Ireland Part of the Irish renaissance O'Byrne wanted to present the early manuscript material in O'Grady's Silva Gadelica and make them popular and readable for the everyman. Six full page illus of battle and magic by Paul Hardy. Blue cloth covers with Celtic knots and a gilt titling patch. Light overal... View more info

Essays And Introductions Ideas of Good and Evil The Cutting of an Agate Later Essays and Introductions First Edition Hardcover

By: W.B. Yeats

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006130

Condition: Very Good


New York:: Macmillan, 1961. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Clean Very Good Hardcover Stated "First Edition" Dust Jacket Near Very Good, light Wear and Tear on jacket in the form of small tears and rubs but whole. NOT Price Clipped. Clean Pages Free of Underlines. NOT a library copy. Three books within. W.B. Yeats prose that reads like poetry. Yeat's essay "The Celtic element in Literature" is worth the book alone. His essay on ritual magic is a... View more info

The Herne's Egg And Other Plays By W.B.Yeats

By: W.B.Yeats

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1938

Edition: First U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007646

Condition: Very Good


New York: Macmillan, 1938. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. W.B.Yeats Very Good Hardcover with Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. NOT a library book, Hardcover Bright Titling and Silver Spine design. Pages clean. Dust Jacket has chips at top of spine and cover as well as a damp stained back of jacket. No smell, pages clean. Nice in it's Mylar Jacket. The book itself it completely unaffected. Spine bright silver titles. Cle... View more info

Plays in Prose and Verse Written For An Irish Theatre and Generally With The Help Of A Friend

By: W.B.Yeats

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005362

Condition: Very Good


New York: Macmillan, 1924. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Unicorn Book Plate. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Apple Green Original 1924 First New York Edition Hardcover. Very Good+.Tight, Bright Gold lettering on spine. Clean pages NOT a library copy. No writing no underlines . All the poet's great Irish mythological plays are here! "Deirdre","On Baile's Strand"" The Unicorn From the Stars" Music no... View more info

The Cutting Of The Agate First American Edition

By: W.B.Yeats

Price: $29.33

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1921

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1044

Condition: Good


New York: Macmillan, 1921. Book. Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover First U.S. Ed. Good+.Pages Clean NOT a library book. some mottling on spine and some loss at the top of the spine. Paper title patch intact on cover with a little soiling. Title patch intact and complete on spine with fading of words. Tight binding. Internally Very Good clean. Binding tight. Essays. 'Lady Gregory's Translations,' "Fionn and His Cyc... View more info

The Doom of Conaire Mor

By: W.E.Walsh

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Canada, Carrier: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010489

Condition: Good


Good+.Hardcover. Good+ Dust Jacket First Edition. 8vo Hardcover with Celtic Art Deco illustrated cover. NOT a library book. Both Good+ Re-telling of the great Irish Mythological High King Conaire Mor story. Scholarly and at the same time masterfully written Celtic Mythological storytelling. Wonderful b/w Illustration. Canada: Carrier, 1929. Book. This Irish Canadian author's mythological novel of Pagan Ireland is one of the greatest epics of Celtic mythic fantasy. Schol... View more info

The Lake Dwellings Of Ireland Hardcover

By: W.G. Wood-Martin

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Ireland, Beaver Row Press: 1983

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 799

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket .Ireland: Beaver Row Press, 1983. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Wood Cuts. First modern Irish Edition. 1983. Ltd ed. NOT a library copy. Irish limited edition Facsimile reprint. Beautiful reprinting of this scarce study of Irish Crannogs. Clean excellent handsome condition.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Pagan Ireland An Archaeological Sketch A Handbook of Irish Pre-Christian Antiquities

By: W.G. Wood-Martin

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, And Co: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66807

Condition: Very Good+


Original 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover Gilt Dolmen on cover Tight binding. 689 pp. B/W Illus Clean Free of writing NOT a library copy Light wear. Spine crisp and gilt lettering bright. One of the best antique Nineteenth Century books to look at Megalithic and pre-Christian Ireland. Thick treasure. Wrapping first in brown paper Three Geese in Flight Celtic Myth since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Soul Of Ireland Original 1929 Hardcover

By: W.J.Lockington

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan: 1920

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005530

Condition: Very Good


New York:: Macmillan, 1920. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1920 Very Good Hardcover Dust Jacket Some Chipping, Else Good. NOT a library copy. Pages Clean Journey into the Poetic and Spiritual landscape of Ireland.. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books wraps first in brown paper Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info