Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape.
First edition. Cork, Cork University Press, 1997. 24.5 x 30.5cm. 352 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Irish Health Resorts and Watering Places. [Presentation copy with rare illustrations of Glengarriff, Garinish Island / Garnish Island / Clew Bay / [Ilnacullin], Advertising with the rare illustration of the Irish Railway bringing visitors to St.Ann’s Hill Hydropathic Hotel in Blarney, Cork (see image)] With numerous illustrations and maps showing Distribution of Temperature and Rainfall throughout Ireland.
Second Edition. Dublin, Fannin & Co., 1895. 19 cm x 12,5 cm. Frontispiece-photograph of Parknasilla, 180 pages. With several black-and-white photographs. The map in untorn and excellent condition. Original Hardcover / Red publisher’s cloth. Presentation copy from the author ! Binding a little shaky but still in good condition with stronger signs of external wear and an old stain to cover. Inscribed by the author, D. Edgar Flinn: “With the author’s compliments”. Extremely Rare and unusual publication about Ireland’s Seaside Spa and Inland Spa locations of the outgoing 19th century. With wonderful victorian advertising of all important Hotels in Glengarriff (Eccles), Killarney etc. etc.
Regnum Hiberniae, tam secundum IV Provincias Principales Ultoniam, Connaciam, Lageniam, Momoniam.
Augsburg, Lotter, [c.1760]. Original hand-coloured copper engraving. Plate Size: 49.5 cm x 57.2 cm. Sheet Size: 55.7 cm x 64.5 cm. Original map. In very good condition with only the faintest traces of browning and paper defects to outer margins.
Irlandiae Regnum by Mercator. [Southern Ireland with Provinicae Momonia Munster with West Cork (Carbery as “Carbre”)/ Kerry as “Kyry” / Mizen Head as “Myssyn Head” / Fastnet as “Fasteney”/ Crookhaven as “Croke” / Glandore as “Glandorse” / Kilbrittain as “Kylebreton” / Limerick as “Lymerick” / Clare with Galway Bay / Rosscarbery as “Roß” / Drimoleague as “Drenmalyn” / Most of Lagenia (Leinster)] – Latin Text verso.
Amsterdam, Gerardum Mercatorum / J.Hondius, c. 1595-1602. Original handcoloured engraving / Vintage Mercator Map. The Map measures: 55.3 cm wide x 45.3 cm high. Extraordinary, original late 16th or early 17th century Map by Mercator with Irelands south in beautiful hand-coloured outline. Wide margins with two minor lesions to the outer margins (Map itself not affected). A Dream of a Map and the best condition and original colouring of this Map we have ever seen.
Tabula novissima accuratissima Regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae.
Augsburg, Seutter, 1730. Original hand-coloured engraving. Plate Size: 49.5 cm x 57.7 cm. Sheet Size: 53 cm x 62.6 cm. Original map. In very good condition. Some minor browning evident with the slightest traces of staining to outer margins. Some minor paper defects to outer margins. Repaired tear evident.
Leinster, Munster and Connaught. Illustrated and with a Map.
London, Robert Hale Limited, . 14.4 cm x 22.2 cm. Frontispiece, VIII, 296 pages. With forty-eight plates of photographs and one fold-out map. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Excellent condition. Dustjacket has very minor fraying. [The County Book Series].
Map-making, Landscapes and Memory – Colonial and early modern Ireland c.1530-1750.
Cork, Cork University Press in association with Field Day, 2005. Large Octavo (18 cm x 24.5 cm). XXIII, 584 pages. Beautifully illustrated with plates and maps (some in colour). Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent condition. [Critical conditions – Field Day Essays and Monographs – Edited by Seamus Deane – Volume 16].
Archaeological Inventory of County Waterford.
Dublin, Office of Public Works, 1996. 21.5 x 31cm. 316 pages with many illustrations. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent condition. [Archaeological Survey of Ireland series].
Insulae Britannicae Antiquae [with Ireland and Scotland] ex collatione veterum Geographorum et Historicorum Descriptae et Nummis Illustrate accurante Christophero Weigelio – [with an inset showing Orkney Islands and the Island of Thule].
Nuremberg, Christoph Weigel / [Johan Kohler], . Original, hand-coloured, copper engraved map [titles and locations all in latin]. Size of actual map: 39.2 cm x 32 cm. Size of complete sheet: 43.3 cm x 36.5 cm. Very good condition with some mild foxing. Minor tear to lower fold.
The ‘Post Chaise Companion’: Or ‘Travellers Directory through Ireland’. Containing a New & Accurate Description of the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, with particulars of the Noblemen & Gentlemen’s Seats, Cities, Towns, Parks, Natural Curiosities, Antiquities, Castles, Ruins, Manufactures, Loughs, Glens, Harbours, &c. &c. Forming an Historical & Descriptive Account of the Kingdom. To Which is Added, ‘A Travelling Dictionary’, or Alphabetical Tables, Shewing the Distances of all the Principal Cities, Boroughs, Market & Sea Port Towns in Ireland from Each Other. [With remarks on the Ballymartle Estate and Ballintobber / [Ballintubber] – Estate on page 351: “Five miles and a half from Cork, on the Road is Mount-Pleasant, the seat of Mr. Bonwell; and two miles farther, on the L. Ballymartle, that of the Rev. Mr. Mead” / “Within two Miles of Kinsale, on the Road is Ballintobber, the fine seat of John Mead, Esq.”].
The 4th Edition, corrected and enlarged. With an entire New Set of Plates. Dublin, Printed & Published by J.Fleming, no year [c.1813-1815]. Octavo (14 cm x 22 cm). Frontispiece, XXXVI, 660 (double-columns, not pages: Nearly all pages are divided in double-columns and only from the ‘Circuits of the Judges’ does the book switch to single page-pagination, ending with [false] page 660 plus 19 unnumbered pages of Index). With the large fold-out: “Map of the Roads of Ireland including all the Post-Towns” (36 cm x 48 cm) and all the plates in place (see full list below and high – resolution – images on our website). Hardcover / Original, early 19th – century half leather with new spinelabel. The rare,best and enlarged, 4th edition in a contemporary 19th-century binding. Upper hinge slightly damaged. Interior very good with some minor foxing. Overall a rare and excellent publication.