The Victoria Hospital Cork. A History. 1874 – 1986.
Midleton, Litho Press, 1992. 8°. 310 pages. Softcover. Very good condition. Extremely scarce publication !
By Bride and Blackwater ! – Poems, Stories and Historical Articles: The Guerilla War / Gaelic Athletics / Fermoy and the Upper Blackwater Basin / Pedigree of the Earls of Desmond / The Munster Geraldines by the Blackwater and the Bride / Lisgoold Footballers / Matches with Carrig and Little Island / The Glenville Tournament / Ballyhooley Tournament / Great Cork Priest in the Opening Years of the GAA (Fr. E. Barry from Rathcormac and Bartlemy) / A Veteran Hurler’s Reverie / Lismore Castle etc. etc.
First Edition. Cork, Lee Press, 1944. Octavo. 168,  pages with historical advertising. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear and very few dogears. A very scarce book in unusually excellent condition !
The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland, illustrated [with 111 original steel-engravings] from Drawings by W.H. Bartlett; The Literary portion of the Work by N.P. Willis and J.Stirling Coyne, Esq. [With a map of Ireland and early steel engravings of Cork Harbour, Cobh Harbour, Clew Bay from Westport / A Pattern in Connemara / Galway / Blackwater Valley / Lismore Castle / Glengariff / Sugar-Loaf-Mountain from Bantry Bay / Waterford / Enniskerry / Bray / etc.].
Two Volumes (complete set). London, George Virtue, 1841. Quarto. Volume I: IV, 170 pages with 62 original steel engravings (including the Vignette, but lacking the portrait of N.P.Willis) / Volume II: IV, 185 pages with 59 original steel engravings. Hardcover / Original, very decorative half-leather with gilt lettering on spines. Both Volumes in very good and firm condition with only occasional signs of some spotting to the plates and titlepage. Interior text and plates overall purely white and clean. The Volumes are often broken. This set is intact with its original endpapers frim. A stunning collection of the most romantic sceneries of 19th century Ireland. A must-have for every Ireland collector. The scenes so very beautiful and telling (Illustrations like the “A Pattern in Connemara” are accompanied by wonderful historical narratives by the authors.)
A History of the Diocese of Cork – Volume I: From the Earliest Times to the Reformation.
Shannon, Ireland, Irish University Press, 1972. 16 cm x 24.7 cm. Frontispiece, XLVIII, 548 pages. Hardcover [publisher’s original green cloth] with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated dustjacket in protective mylar. Pastedowns and endpapers illustrated with map of the Diocese of Cork with parishes shown also. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Foxing to top edge. Interior bright and clean. Binding is strong and firm and bookblock is tight, square with sharp-corners.
A History of the Diocese of Cork: Volume I- From the Earliest Times to the Reformation.
Shannon, Ireland, Irish University Press, 1972. 16 cm x 24.7 cm. Frontispiece, XLVIII, 548 pages. Hardcover [publisher’s original green cloth] with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated dustjacket in protective mylar. Pastedowns and endpapers illustrated with map of the Diocese of Cork with parishes shown also. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Minor foxing to top edge. Interior bright and clean. Binding is strong and firm and bookblock is tight, square with sharp-corners.
Bolster’s Quarterly Magazine. Volume I. No. I (February, 1826) – Volume I. No. IV (November, 1826).
Cork, John Bolster, Patrick Street, 1826. Octavo. VIII, 394 pages. Hardcover / Original Half-Leather with gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition with some minor rubbing to the boards and corners. Interior very good with only occasional signs of foxing. A very rare Cork publication with some extremely scarce, often anonymously published essays on local history, poetry etc. The publications signed with J.J.C. are by Corkonian Jeremiah Joseph Callanan. Name of 19th century preowner on endpaper: “Michael Higgins”.
Who Burnt Cork City ? – A Tale of Arson, Loot and Murder – The Evidence of over Seventy Witnesses. [The Burning of Cork City by British Forces, December 1920]
Reprint of the Irish Labour Party publication from January 1921. Cork, South Gate Books, 1978. Large Octavo. XVI, 68, 60 pages. With many photographic illustrations. Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Old World Colony: Cork and South Munster 1630-1830.
Cork, Cork University Press, 2005. 17.5 cm x 25 cm. XVII, 726 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. A few, very minor signs of foxing to edges.