On this page you will browse throught the 55 titles we have on Ireland, and Irish related subjects as of May 24, 2012. Enjoy browsing, and feel free to place an order at any time with Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire.

1. Bourke, Edward J., SHIPWRECKS OF THE IRISH COAST - VOLUME 1: 1105-1993, Power Print, Dublin, Ireland, (1994), 240pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0952302705, (Order No: 61895 ), $20.00

2. Burns, Robert E., IRISH PARLIAMENTARY POLITICS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: VOLUME I 1714-1730; AND, VOLUME II 1730-1760 [TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE], Catholic University Press, Washington, DC, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813206731 Volume I, 1989, 282pp; and, ISBN 081320710X Volume II, 1990, 356pp., (Order No: 62206 ), $35.00

3. Byrne, J. F., SILENT YEARS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH MEMOIRS OF JAMES JOYCE AND OUR IRELAND, Farrar, Straus and Young, New York, (1953) 1st ptg, B&W frontis, 307pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61896 ), $20.00

4. Byrne, Michael P., A HISTORY OF MARKET STREET STOREHOUSE, A. & A. Farmar, (2001), B&W illustrations, 261pp, good+, wraps (softcover), The history of this Guiness warehouse and the brewing process., (Order No: 62043 ), $35.00

5. Carleton, William, TRAITS AND STORIES OF THE IRISH PEASANTRY: FIFTH EDITION - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, William Tegg, London, 1864, B&W illustrations, good, original green cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, Volume I, 427pp; and, Volume II, 430pp, (Order No: 61937 ), $75.00

6. Chambers, Anne, AT ARM'S LENGTH: ARISTOCRATS IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, New Island, Dublin, Ireland, (2004), 208pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1904301584, (Order No: 61865 ), $15.00

7. Clarke, Howard B.; Mhaonaigh, Maire Ni; and, Floinn, Raghnall O (editors), IRELAND AND SCANDINAVIA IN THE EARLY VIKING AGE, Four Courts Press, Portland, OR, (1998), 468pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1851822356, (Order No: 61853 ), $200.00

8. Colum, Padraic (introduction by Crane Brinton) - inscribed by Padraic Colum, OURSELVES ALONE! THE STORY OF ARTHUR GRIFFITH AND THE ORIGIN OF THE IRISH FREE STATE, Crown Publishers Inc., New York, (1959), 400pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, (Order No: 61876 ), $60.00

9. Curtis, L. P., COERCION AND CONCILIATION IN IRELAND 1880-1892 - A STUDY IN CONSERVATIVE UNIONISM, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1963, 460pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 62226 ), $20.00

10. Dangerfield, George, THE DAMNABLE QUESTION - A STUDY IN ANGLO-IRISH RELATIONS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1976) 1st ed, 400pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316172006 A humane, masterful exploration of the political and social relations between Ireland and England during the period 1800-1922., (Order No: 49137 ), $4.00

11. Darby, John (edited by), NORTHERN IRELAND: THE BACKGROUND TO THE CONFLICT, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, (1983) 3rd ptg, 272pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0815624174, (Order No: 48943 ), $6.00

12. Duff, Charles, IRELAND AND THE IRISH, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1953), B&W illustrations, 288pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book is divided into two parts: the first sketches history, folklore and traditions, while the second is an informative supplement to conventional guide books., (Order No: 55669 ), $10.00

13. Dunne, John J., HAUNTED IRELAND: HER ROMANTIC AND MYSTERIOUS GHOSTS -- PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE LAWRENCE O'CONNOR COLLECTION, Appletree Press, Belfast, Ireland, (1980) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 109pp, good, wraps (softcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0904651304, (Order No: 61933 ), $7.50

14. Eagle, Dorothy and Carnell, Hilary (compiled and edited by) (revised by Dorothy Eagle), THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED LITERARY GUIDE TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, Crescent Books, New York, (1985), B&W and color ill., maps, 316pp, maps, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), THE TOWNS, VILLAGES AND LANDMARKS ASSOCIATED WITH GREAT WRITERS AND THEIR WORKS. Altogether there are over 1,200 entries on places associated with 913 authors., (Order No: 21384 ), $7.00

15. Fallon, Niall, THE ARMADA IN IRELAND, Stanford Maritime, London, (1978), B&W illustrations, 236pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 054007151X, (Order No: 61386 ), $15.00

16. FitzGerald, Brian, THE ANGLO-IRISH: THREE REPRESENTATIVE TYPES, CORK, ORMONDE, SWIFT, 1602-1745, Staples Press, London, (1952), B&W illustrations, 369pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), These three figures illustrate three phases of the rise of the Anglo-Irish and, taken together, they compose the man of the Ascendancy., (Order No: 45063 ), $15.00

17. Flanagan, Laurence, IRELAND'S ARMADA LEGACY, Alan Sutton Publishing, Gloucester, UK, 1988, B&W and color illustrations, 210pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 086299473X Documents the treasures of the Spanish Armada in the Ulster Museum where over 95 percent of the world's authenticated Spanish Armada material is held., (Order No: 61387 ), $10.00

18. Flanagan, Noel, MALAHIDE: PAST AND PRESENT -- [MALAHIDE, IRELAND], (1984) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 176pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 61388 ), $20.00

19. Furlong, Nicholas, FR. JOHN MURPHY OF BOOLAVOGUE 1753-1798, Geography Publications, Dublin, Ireland, (1991), B&W illustrations, 206pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0906602181, (Order No: 62044 ), $12.00

20. Gebler, Carlo, THE SIEGE OF DERRY: A HISTORY, Little, Brown, London, (2005), B&W illustrations, 364pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316861286, (Order No: 61894 ), $12.50

21. George, Henry, THE LAND QUESTION AND RELATED WRITINGS: VIEWPOINT AND COUNTERVIEWPOINT ON THE NEED FOR LAND REFORM, Robert Schalkenbach Foundati, New York, 1982, B&W frontis, 151pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0911312595 Henry George left a three-fold economic legacy: political, intellectual, and moral. This is perhaps clearest in this volume which brings together three famous George works: THE LAND QUESTION, PROPERTY IN LAND, and AN OPEN LETTER TO POPE LEO XIII., (Order No: 54118 ), $12.50

22. Girouard, Mark, TOWN AND COUNTRY, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1992, 200 B&W ill., 50 colorplates, 274pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300051859 Author writes of places he has visited in town and country. Mixing erudition with anecdote, he offers fascinating insights into both buildings and their inhabitants., (Order No: 8070 ), $10.00

23. Hayes-McCoy, G. A., IRISH BATTLES: A MILITARY HISTORY OF IRELAND, Appletree Press, Belfast, Ireland, (1990), color illustrations, 326pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 086281250X, (Order No: 61885 ), $6.00

24. Hayward, Richard (drawings by Theo. J. Gracey), IN THE KINGDOM OF KERRY, Dundalgan Press, Dundalk, Ireland, 1976, B&W ill., map in rear pocket, 350pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61385 ), $30.00

25. Hickey, D. J.; Doherty, J. E., A DICTIONARY OF IRISH HISTORY SINCE 1800, Barnes & Noble Books, Totowa, NJ, (1981), 615pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 038920160X, (Order No: 61921 ), $6.00

26. Inglis, Brian, ROGER CASEMENT: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A PATRIOT WHO LIVED FOR ENGLAND, DIED FOR IRELAND, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, (1974) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 448pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0151783276 This splendid book tells the story of a troubled soul who surmounted his troubles and rose to greatness--great as a noble character and greater still as the man who raised the high flag of Irish freedom and unity., (Order No: 20936 ), $5.00

27. Irish, Bill, SHIPBUILDING IN WATERFORD 1820-1882: A HISTORICAL, TECHNICAL AND PICTORIAL STUDY, Wordwell, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, (2005), B&W illustrations, 273pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1869857917, (Order No: 61890 ), $40.00

28. Joyce, Weston St. John (new introduction by Muriel McCarthy), THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF DUBLIN: ITS TOPOGRAPHY, ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS, Hughes & Hughes Limited, Dublin, Ireland, (1994), B&W illustrations, 517pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, ISBN 0708999999 First published in 1912, this is a reprint of the Second Edition first published in 1921., (Order No: 61897 ), $30.00

29. Kee, Robert, THE LAUREL AND THE IVY: THE STORY OF CHARLES STEWART PARNELL AND IRISH NATIONALISM, Hamish Hamilton, London, (1993), B&W illustrations, 659pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0241128587 Robert Kee traces Parnell's early years in politics and his emergence in the context of the faltering state of Irish nationalism at that time., (Order No: 47803 ), $8.00

30. Kiernan, Thomas J. (newly told and with commentaries by), THE WHITE HOUND OF THE MOUNTAIN; AND OTHER IRISH FOLK TALES, The Devin-Adair Company, New York, 1962, ill. by Elizabeth Rivers, 172pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 10373 ), $7.50

31. Kinealy, Christine, THIS GREAT CALAMITY: THE IRISH FAMINE 1845-52, Roberts Rinehart Publishers, Boulder, CO, (1995), 450pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1570980349 The Irish Famine of 1845-52 was the most decisive event in the history of modern Ireland. With fascinating insight, Dr. Kinealy unravels fact from opinion, confronts the role of ethnic stereotypes, and examines the ruling Anglo-Irish government's response to the disaster while analyzing its motives., (Order No: 9517 ), $12.50

32. Menendez, Albert J., THE BITTER HARVEST - CHURCH AND STATE IN NORTHERN IRELAND, Robert B. Luce, Inc., Washington, NY, (1973), 228pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0883310651, (Order No: 50592 ), $5.00

33. Moody, T. W., and Martin, F. X. (edited by), THE COURSE OF IRISH HISTORY - REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION, The Mercier Press, Cork, (1989), B&W illustrations, 479pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) - previous owner's name, ISBN 0853427100 First published in 1967., (Order No: 46497 ), $6.00

34. Mullin, T. H., ULSTER'S HISTORIC CITY: DERRY LONDONDERRY, Coleraine Bookshop, Co. Londonderry, Ireland, 1986, B&W illustrations, 178pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 094815425X, (Order No: 61345 ), $30.00

35. Murphy, David, IRELAND AND THE CRIMEAN WAR, Four Courts Press, Portland, OR, (2002), B&W illustrations, 262pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1851826394, (Order No: 61866 ), $17.50

36. Nairn, Richard and Crowley, Miriam (signed by), WILD WICKLOW: NATURE IN THE GARDEN OF IRELAND, Town House, Dublin, Ireland, (1998), B&W and color illustrations, 236pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1860590489 Gives a sweeping view of Wicklow's wildlife and its habitats., (Order No: 61938 ), $35.00

37. Norman, E. R., and St. Joseph, J. K. S., THE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF IRISH SOCIETY: THE EVIDENCE OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1969, B&W illustrations, 126pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0521074711 The technique of aerial photography is of immense value to archaeologists. The survey shown in this book shows many ancient earthenworks revealed by differences in soil-colour or crop-growth, and the natural and man-made environments of these and other prehistoric and early Christian settlements., (Order No: 55151 ), $35.00

38. O'Connor, Kevin, IRISH HISTORIC HOUSES, Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, (1997), color illustrations, 130pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0717123952 Ireland's historic houses are a glorious part of her history and heritage. This guide includes a selection of around 80 of the best-known locations open to the public., (Order No: 57189 ), $15.00

39. O'Dwyer, Frederick, THE ARCHITECTURE OF DEANE AND WOODWARD, Cork University Press, Cork, Ireland, (1997), B&W illustrations, 650pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0902561855 This study chronicles the development of one of the nineteeth century's most influential architectural practices in Ireland and England., (Order No: 61087 ), $100.00

40. O'Hara, Bernard (edited by), MAYO: ASPECTS OF ITS HERITAGE, Folklore Society, Galway, Ireland, (1982), 313pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 09502823309, (Order No: 62231 ), $20.00

41. Orpen, Goddard Henry (introduction by Sean Duffy), IRELAND UNDER THE NORMANS 1169-1333, Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland, (2005), 633pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1851827153, (Order No: 61492 ), $75.00

42. Patterson, Henry, IRELAND SINCE 1939: THE PERSISTENCE OF CONFLICT, Penguin Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, (2006), 416pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1844881032, (Order No: 61864 ), $20.00

43. Pearson, Peter, BETWEEN THE MOUNTAINS AND THE SEA: DUN LAOGHAIRE-RATHDOWN COUNTY, The O'Brien Press, Dublin, Ireland, (1998), B&W illustrations, 381pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0862785820 In 1846 this area was described as "a maritime barony." It contains the beautiful and brilliant sweep of coast from Blackrock round by Dalkey and Killiney to Bray., (Order No: 61935 ), $17.50

44. Piehler, H. A., IRELAND FOR EVERYMAN, David McKay Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1938) 1st ed, 241pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), A Practical & Historical Guide with Twenty Sectional Maps in Colour., (Order No: 59500 ), $7.50

45. Porter, Arthur Kingsley, THE CROSSES AND CULTURE OF IRELAND, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1931, 276 B&W plates follow text, 143pp of text, good, green cloth w/edgewear (EX-LIB w/usual markings), Five Lectures Delivered at the Metroplitan Museum of Art, February and March 1930. "The mysterious and enigmatic Irish crosses form the subject of this fascinating volume by Arthur Kingsley Porter. With the aid of nearly three hundred illustrations he discusses the problems presented by the crosses, and shows the extraordinary and almost embarrassing wealth of material which they present. He brings out the fact that the Irish are perhaps the oldest of all European races, still racially what they have been since the La Tene period, and that what really separates the history of Ireland into two periods is not any foreign conquest by the arrival of Christianity.", (Order No: 28378 ), $150.00

46. Pringle, Peter and Jacobson, Philip, THOSE ARE REAL BULLETS - BLOODY SUNDAY, DERRY, 1972, Grove Press, New York, (2000) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 310pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802116809 Reconstructs the escalation of the Northern Irish conflict from nonviolent demonstrations to rubber bullets and tear gas to live, high-velocity rounds., (Order No: 57456 ), $7.50

47. Reid, Gerard (edited by), GREAT IRISH VOICES: OVER 400 YEARS OF IRISH ORATORY, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, (1999), 402pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0716526743, (Order No: 61217 ), $15.00

48. Slattery, Tom (edited by), IRISH WISDOM: A BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, Barnes & Noble Books, New York, (2004) 1st ptg, 88pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0760761086 This little volume gathers together more than 250 quotations--there are age-old proverbs, selections of poetry and verse, quotations about Irish history, Irish- Americans, Irish music and dance, and of course, a wee bit of the Irish wit as well., (Order No: 48569 ), $15.00

49. Slavin, Michael, THE ANCIENT BOOKS OF IRELAND, Wolfhound Press, Dublin, Ireland, (2005), color illustrations, 198pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0863279287, (Order No: 61878 ), $25.00

50. Staunton, Michael, THE ILLUSTRATED STORY OF CHRISTIAN IRELAND FROM ST PATRICK TO THE PEACE PROCESS, Emerald Press, Dublin, Ireland, (2001), B&W and color illustrations, 204pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 1903582059 Religious beliefs and traditions have moulded Ireland's past and present in spectacular ways. From pagan times through to the 21st century this book brings to life the people whose faith changed Ireland's history., (Order No: 56591 ), $14.50

51. Stephens, James (with an introduction and afterword by John A. Murphy), THE INSURRECTION IN DUBLIN, Colin Smythe Ltd., Buckinghamshire, UK, 1978, 116pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0901072850, (Order No: 46127 ), $7.50

52. Taylor, Richard M. (foreword by John de Courcy Ireland), THE LIGHTHOUSES OF IRELAND: A PERSONAL HISTORY, The Collins Press, Cork, Ireland, (2004), B&W illustrations, 178pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1903464595, (Order No: 61893 ), $25.00

53. Vance, Rob (photographs and text by), SECRET SIGHTS II: UNKNOWN MEDIEVAL IRELAND, Ashfield Press, Dublin, Ireland, (2005), B&W and color illustrations, 200pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1901658430, (Order No: 61934 ), $20.00

54. Walsh, John Edward, RAKES AND RUFFIANS: THE UNDERWORLD OF GEORGIAN DUBLIN -- [IRELAND SIXTY YEARS AGO], Rowman and Littlefield, Totowa, NJ, (1979), 119pp, fine, blue buckram cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0847662330 First published in 1847 under the title IRELAND SIXTY YEARS AGO., (Order No: 61033 ), $15.00

55. Weldon, Niall G., PIONEERS IN FLIGHT: AER LINGUS AND THE STORY OF AVIATION IN IRELAND, The Liffey Press, Dublin, Ireland, (2002), B&W illustrations, 306pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1904148212, (Order No: 61867 ), $30.00

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