Thomas Kinsella. The Tain – Translated by Kinsella from the Irish Tain Bo Cuailnge. 1969. Dolmen Press, Dublin. Limited edition (1000) Illustrated by Louis Le Brocquy. Original signatures of Thomas Kinsella and Louis Le Brocquy on limitation page (tipped in). Fine pictorial dust jacket in the original decorative slip case. Rare.
Unique annotated and interleaved copy of Onomasticon Goedelicum. Locorum et Tribuum Hiberniae. Index, identifications to Gaelic Names of Places and Tribes found in Irish MSS. And Printed Books by Edmund Hogan. Dublin. 1909. Interleaved, with inserts also, copious manuscript notes in Irish and English in contemporary hand. bound in 2 volumes by Galwey & Co,. Dublin. note in pencil ‘Edmund Hogan’s copy’. A wonderful and unique compilation with lengthy notes, corrections, manuscript maps etc on both the interleaved pages and on the margins of the book. Contains great deal of valuable supplementary information to original text, for example piece and map on Dubh Linn, which deserves serious scholarly research
Yeats, Jack. B Life In The West of Ireland, Drawn and Painted by Jack B. Yeats. Maunsel Dublin & London 1912 with extremely rare pen sketch inside cover and signed Jack B. Yeats, July 14th 1945. Blue gilt cloth
Bernard Scale. An Hibernian Atlas or General Description of The Kingdom of Ireland. Published London. 1776 “And may be had of the Author at his House in Dublin”. First edition. 37 hand coloured maps, comprising general maps of Ireland, Leinster, Ulster, Connaught, and Munster and 32 maps of the counties. First hand coloured Atlas of Ireland & extremely rare. Fine contemporary calf. Spine professionally rebacked. Irish armorial book plate. A remarkably clean copy.