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A Companion to Joyce Studies

By: Bowen, Zack and James F. Carens

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19563


A sharp copy, appears unread. View more info

Down All the Days

By: Brown, Christy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1970

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19614


Top corner lightly bumped. Rubbing to the dust jacket, with a small chip to the head of the spine. Publisher's price of $6.95 on the front flap. View more info

Reading in the Dark

By: Deane, Seamus

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16862


In this debut, a young boy growing up in Northern Ireland in the 1940s and 1950s picks his way through a minefield of familial and national trauma finally to arrive at a terrible secret that will distort his life forever. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. View more info

The Van

By: Doyle, Roddy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1992

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11035


Signed by Doyle on the title page. Slightly leaning, with dust soiling to the boards. The final novel of a trilogy about the working-class Rabbitte family of Dublin (following The Commitments and The Snapper ), shortlisted for the Booker Prize. ; Signed by Author View more info

One Day as a Tiger

By: Haverty, Anne

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hopewell, NJ, Ecco Press: 1997

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19835


In this debut novel, a Trinity College student returns to the family farm in Tipperary after his parents' deaths. View more info

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Banished Misfortune

By: Healy, Dermot

Price: $31.00

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18707


Foxing to the page edges, and a slight crease to the top of the front panel. The Irish author's debut short story collection. View more info

A Goat's Song

By: Healy, Dermot

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1995

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20203


Traces the imaginary attempts of an alcoholic playwright to restore his ex-lover, attempts that encompass the Protestant and Catholic sides of Ireland. View more info

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Songs Ascribed to Raftery

By: Hyde, Douglas

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Shannon, Ireland, Irish University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 14169


A stray pen mark to the front cover, and a touch of soiling to the spine. A slight wrinkle to the front board, which appears to be a production error. A presentable copy with a small price sticker to the front flap. A facsimile reprint of the 1903 first edition. View more info

W. B. Yeats: A New Biography

By: Jeffares, A. Norman

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1989

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20500


A touch of sunning to the spine. This ``new biography'' is a complete rewrite of Jeffares's W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet (Yale University Press, 1949). Conversations with the Irish poet's friends and family expose Yeats's turbulent personal life. View more info

Celibates and Other Lovers

By: Keady, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, MacMurray & Beck: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18820


An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers. A first novel set in the West Ireland farming village of Creevagh just after World War II. View more info

Antarctica

By: Keegan, Claire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18822


An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers. First published in the UK in 1999, this collection won the William Trevor and Rooney prizes and has been called Raymond Carver-esque by the British press. View more info

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Lady Gregory's Journals Volume 2

By: Lady Gregory (Isabella Augusta Persse); Daniel J. Murphy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20550


Edited by Daniel J. Murphy, with an afterword by Colin Smythe. Top edge gilt. Light creasing to the bottom of the rear panel. Offering valuable insights into Irish literary history, this second volume of the journals of Lady Gregory completes the typed version of her diaries and adds the unedited text of the manuscript diary she kept from November 1930 until two weeks before her death. View more info

Secrets and Other Stories

By: MacLaverty, Bernard

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1984

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19033


Faded erasure mark to the free endpaper. Originally published in Ireland in 1977. View more info

The Giant, O'Brien

By: Mantel, Hilary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1998

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20770


Slight edgewear to the top of the front panel. Based on a true story, this is the tale of the 18th Century Irish giant, Charles O'Brien. View more info

Music on Clinton Street

By: McCabe, Pat

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Dublin, Raven Arts Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8756


Signed by McCabe. A paperback original and the author's first novel, revolving around the correspondence between a young boy in an Irish boarding school and his brother in America. Near fine in wrappers with very little wear. ; Signed by Author View more info

Mondo Desperado (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: McCabe, Patrick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11994


Signed by McCabe. A series of interconnected stories reveal the eccentricities of the unusual inhabitants of the small Irish town of Barntrosna. A signed Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

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Emerald Germs Of Ireland

By: McCabe, Patrick

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13282


Signed by McCabe. A bump to the bottom corner, and a nick to the head of the spine. McCabe's seventh novel chronicles the increasing dementia of Pat McNab, a middle-aged bachelor son of "Gullytown" in rural Northern Ireland, and a serial alcoholic whose problems only begin when he murders his nagging mother and buries her in the backyard. ; Signed by Author View more info

Call Me the Breeze

By: McCabe, Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19084


Charged with kidnapping and assault, Joey Tallon is sentenced to do time in Mountjoy prison, a fate not much worse than staying in his cramped trailer in Scotsfield, a small border town plagued by violence in 1970s Northern Ireland. A novel by the author of The Butcher Boy. View more info

Carn

By: McCabe, Patrick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1997

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19344


Signed by McCabe on the title page. Light creasing to the bottom corner. The story of a small town struggling to break away from its bleak past, and the lives of two women aching to escape the forces that shaped them. A paperback original and early novel by the author of The Butcher Boy.; Signed by Author View more info

Everything in This Country Must

By: McCann, Colum

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20429


Signed by McCann on the title page. A novella and two short stories set against the backdrop of the conflicts in Northern Ireland. ; Signed by Author View more info