The Dork of Cork
Bloomsbury, 1993 First Edition. Book Condition: A Very Good Plus Book. Dust Jacket Condition: A Very Good Jacket. Packed weight 500g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ; ISBN: 0747513406. Inventory No: 0016217. (Book ref. 0016217) £4.50
FERRIES OF CORK.
Kilgetty. Ferry Publications. 1995. lst edn. Glossy paperback. 64 pages. B.w. and colour illustrations. Fine in fine papercover. Unread book from new stock. ISBN: 1-871947-33-2. (Book ref. 2085) £6.95
Cork 1928 Royal Liver Friendly Society, Souvenir of Annual Meeting of Delegates
Printed at Park Gate Printing Works Dublin, First Edition: Blue cloth boards with gold title to front, a little fraying towards top of spine, very bright and clean, no inscriptions, conditons of the contents is generally very good, frontispiece shows portraits of The Officers of the Delegates' Reception Committee, Cork, 1928, inch long tear to left hand side of the page but this does not interfere with the pictures, Title page is in Gaelic with signatures of current post holders, for example J H Radford of South Shields. Clearly this is a souvenir of a meeting that took place in Cork on May 9th 1928 involving delegates from other areas of Great Britain. The book contains numerous portraits of trustees and officials and material relating to the Royal Liver Friendly Society. There are lists of names and these may be of interest to researchers and genealogists. Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches approx landscape. (Book ref. 14871) £32.00
Science for People No.36: Summer 1977
London: BSSRS, 1977. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Quarterly magazine, 27 pages, illustrated. This issue includes articles covering the Seveso Incident; Asbestos - concerns about factory in Cork, Ireland; Reconstruction of Mozambique; the DHSS and rickets; Nuclear power at sea; other articles and book reviews. (Book ref. 6171) £4.50
Autograph Letter Signed ('H Macnaughton Jones') from the Irish gynaecologist Henry Macnaughton Jones to 'Dr. Coffin', concerning the diagnosis of 'Mrs. Damon'.
Undated; on letterhead of 141 Harley Street, Cavendish Square, London. 12mo, 2 pp. Twenty-six lines. Text clear and complete. Fair, on aged paper. Having examined Mrs Damon in her bed, he now finds her 'up & down stairs', and requests Coffin to 'kindly give her a look up & control her & force her to be an invalid for a few days'. Ends with the news that his wife is 'still most seriously & dangerously ill'. For some of Jones's many achievements see his entry in Who Was Who, and also his obituary, British Medical Journal, 4 May 1918, pp.521–522 (Book ref. 10821) £56.00
Round Ireland in Low Gear
Picador, 1988, 1988. Illustrated by Jonathan Newby; Leslie Robinson. 1st Edition - Print Run. Good. 0670822442 Book First edition, first pritning. Small line illustrations by Jonathan Newby and maps by Leslie Robinson. 308 pages with index. A cycling trip round Ireland in 1985 - just for fun by a traveller and journalist and his wife. UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. 3920) £4.19
Batty's Flying Column. The Story of the I.R.A.'s Cork No. 3 Brigade 1919-21
London: Tandem, 1972. Ist Thus. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo 042606576x A clean unmarked paperback in uncreased covers lightly rubbed on the edges. (Book ref. 038659) £16.00
Cork in the Doghouse
London: Michael Joseph, 1957. Illustrated by Hanna John (wrapper design). 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 12mo 239 pages with just a very occational smudge in black hard covers 7 1/2" tall with just readable titles on the spine. The book is lightly rubbed on the edges & slightly aslant at the spine. No owner's names or markings in the book. The intact dust wrapper showing some slight wear along the bottom edge is now in a protective plastic covering. (Book ref. 036935) £10.00
The Hills of Cork & Kerry
Gloucester Dublin: Alan Sutton Gill and MacMillan, 1987. Illustrated by Thee, Bernd. 1st. Softcover. Very Good ++/No Dustjacket. 8vo 0 7171 1542 9 A hill walking guide for the Beara Iveragh Dingle hills. A clean and tight tight tidy card covered 8 1/2" by 6 " book, with a very little rubbing of the cover corners, and an uncreased spine with a reading crease aside the spine. (Book ref. 018342) £15.00
Journal of the Very Rev Rowland Davies, LL.D., Dean of Ross (and afterwards of Cork), from March 8, 1688-9, to September 29, 1690.
New York: AMS Press Inc, 1968. Facsimile of the 1857 edition (hardback). 8vo, xv, 189pp, 8pp appendix. Original blue cloth, gilt titling to the spine, no dustwrapper (as issued). This copy is in very good condition. (Book ref. 18206) £20.00
The Reliques of Father Prout, late P.P. of Watergrasshill, in the County of Cork, Ireland (volume 2).
London: James Fraser, 1836. First edition, volume 2 (of 2) only (hardback). 8vo, [iii], 323pp. Engraved frontispiece and extra title. Half brown calf. Binding rubbed and scuffed, preliminary pages foxed, short ownership inscription. Overall, this copy is just about in good condition. (Book ref. 22966) £10.00
AGATHA CHRISTIE ( A Biography)
London: Collins. 1984. 1st Edition. Hardback. 393 pages incl. index. Plates. Neat ink name / address inscription. V Good in V Good Dust Jacket.. Quite heavy. (Book ref. 4041) £6.00
The Irish of West Muskerry, Co. Cork : A Phonetic Study
Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1975. 159pp, index. Original blue cloth boards, gilt spine titles. Previous owner's signature else unmarked and near Fine B73 (Book ref. 12165) £32.00
Irish Glass - An Account of Glass-Making in Ireland from the XVIth Century to the Present Day
London, Herbert Jenkins, . Hardback, 28cm x 22cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , xvii prelims, 206pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book feels sturdy and impressively large. Little or no bumping, spine perhaps just a little faded. Differential fading to endpapers, front endpaper creased. Block edges darkened with some occasional foxing also affecting very few pages No edition or date stated, but external evidence suggests 1920. Weighty account of the art of glass-making on Ireland, generously illustated with c.40 full-page plates Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Glass, Ireland, Waterford, Cork This book is unusually heavy or large and will attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. We will make contact to agree postal charges before completing any transaction. (Book ref. 4379) £65.00
Two Chiefs of Dunboy or An Irish Romance of the Last Century.
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1891. 456 pp. hardback, red boards with a gilt marginal line to the boards, gilt spine titling and the gilt device of the publisher's Silver Library, decorative endpapers. Set in south west Cork in 1750-98 and first published in 1889 this novel embodied Froude's views on Ireland. His thesis was that if England had from the first striven to replace the hopeless Celt with Anglo Saxon and Protestant colonists she would have avoided her subsequent troubles and all would have been well.The Irish characters stand as a powerful indictment of Ireland and the Irish as seen by Froude. (Book ref. 10697) £15.00
LETTER from Henry Guille to his mother, dated Spike Island, Cork Harbour, 27th Jany. 1884.
1884. 4p., small 8vo. Thanks his mother for the knitted jacket ('much admired by my servant'). Asks for information on the Andros family. 'I am trying at present to make a fire screen out of a heron I shot... I will send you some of the mangled remains, they might do for a hat'. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include GENERAL [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2718) £6.00
PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF FREEHOLD FARM, With good Dwelling-House, Outbuildings, Garden, Arable and Pasture Lands, known as "Alcombe Farm," comprising 28a. 2r. 3p. Situate in the Parish of Box and Ditteridge, for many years in the occupation of Mr Thomas Andrews; also Freehold Dwelling Houses, Gardens, Building Land, Lime Kilns, and other Premises situate in the Upper Bristol Road, about 1« Miles from the City of Bath, known as "Belle-Vue Lodge," Locksbrook Place, and "Cork Paddock." The whole comprising an area of 5a. 3r. 13p. to be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Hawkins & Son. At the Full Moon Hotel, Southgate Street, in the City of Bath, On Thursday, the 4th day of November, 1886.
1886. Folio, 3 coloured folding plans, 4pp, folded. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WILTSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1933) £30.00
A full and particular relation of the taking the town and forts of Kinsale, and how they were besieged both by sea and land. Lecensed [sic], October 10. 1690. J. F.
London, Printed for Langley Curtiss near Fleet-bridge.,  BROADSIDE, printed on one side only : in very good to nice state. Wing F 2287, the only edition, locating three copies : MC / MH. NP. Sweeney 2046 "Important and interesting / extremely rare". A graphic account, evidently by an eye-witness, of how the Earl of Marlborough sent 500 horse and dragoons to reduce Kinsale, from which King James had sailed for France after his defeat at the Boyne some three months earlier. The town was quickly taken. After this engagement Limerick was the only significant town in Munster still in Jacobite hands.  (Book ref. 15911) £2850.00
Southwest Ireland: Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Clare
Cadogan Books, 1998. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 0947754962 1998 Cadogan reprint paperback; VG clean copy, appears unread; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. 12155) £6.29
THE LISTOWEL AND BALLYBUNION RAILWAY
OAKWOOD PRESS, 1989. 2nd (revised). Card Covers. VG. 8vo 0853613761 locomotion papers Number 33. 112pp, greatly extended edition with many illustrations of this unique Irish lartique monorail. VG copy in card covers. Uncommon. (Book ref. 002473) £14.95