Collins tracing your family history.
New edition. London, Collins, 2008. Quarto. 320 pages. Illustrated. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Excellent condition with some minor signs of wear only to the jacket.
Memoirs of The Lives And Characters of The Illustrious Family of The Boyle’s. Containing Many Curious Pieces of English History, not extant in anyother author. The Whole Extracted From Original Papers And Manuscripts. [Including an Epistle to the Right Hon. John Earle of Orrery, by Lewis Theobald]. Also an impartial Account of the Life, Character and parliamentary Conduct of the Right Honourable Henry Boyle, Esq.; Speaker of the Hon. House of Commons, one of his Majesty’s most honourable Privy Council, and twelve Times sworn one of the Justices of Ireland. Dedicated to his Grace the Duke of Dorset, &c.
Dublin, J.Esdall, 1754. 17,3 cm x 11 cm. VIII, pages XVII -XXIII, 268 pages. [Lacking the list of Subscribers (IX – XII) and Start of Content-pages (XIII-XVI)]. Later, 19th century Hardcover / Half – leather with gilt lettering and ornament to spine. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Spine slightly damaged and broken. Bookblock tight and clean besides a faded dampstain and some lesions to outer margiuns of several pages. Needs some attention from a bookbinder. Exlibris / Bookplate of Henry J.B.Clements on pastedown [Clements was landowner in County Mayo and County Galway (Rosshill House connection)].
Armorial Binding from the library of Ruth Corker with manuscript entries regarding the History of family-relations and marriage of Ruth Corker (born Falkiner) of St.Stephen’s Green in Dublin during the years 1693 – 1760. The armorial binding is containing the rare fifth edition of the important Prayer – Guide by english Theologian, Hymn-writer and Logician, Isaac Watts: “A Guide to Prayer : Or A Free and Rational Account of the Gift, Grace and Spirit of Prayer; With plain Directions how every Christian may attain them”.
The Fifth Edition. London, Printed for Emanuel Matthews, 1730. Small Octavo. , 156,  pages. Hardcover / Original, early 18th century full-leather with armorial embossing to both boards. New spine-label. Ruth Corker’s Library-stamp verso the titlepage. This used to be Ruth Corker’s mother’s book prior to her own and the name Mary Falkiner is written in ink on top of the Preface-page. Manuscript entry “Ruth Corker Her Book 1731” on halftitle with several entries informing on marriages and relationships within the Falkiner and Corker and Robinson – family added obviousy by a later relative (Ruth Robinson, who was married to Robert Robinson). Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear.
Driscoll / O’Driscoll – Illustrated Family Bible [Very rare and unusual 19th-century – Bible from a Driscoll-Household. (Usually never comes to market) With manuscript entries of the deaths of the West Cork Driscoll Family with the names of John Driscoll, Timothy Driscoll, Ellen Driscoll, Lawrence Driscoll and Jeremiah Driscoll and their registered deaths from 1847 – 1906]. Title of this rare Dublin-Bible by Paul Cullen: The Holy Bible; Translated from the Latin Vulgate, diligently compared with the Hebrew, Greek, and other Editions in divers languages. The Old Testament, first published by the English College at Douay, A.D.1609; and The New Testament, first published by the English College at Rheims, A.D. 1582. With Annotations, References, Historical and Chronological Index, & c. The whole revised and diligently compared with the Latin Vulgate. With the approbation of his Grace the most Rev. Dr. Cullen, Lord Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland, Delegate of the Apostolic See, &c.
Dublin, James Duffy, Sons, and Co., 1865. Quarto (27 cm wide x 32 cm). Frontispiece – Illustration in colour of “The Prodigal’s Return”, [4 unnumbered pages in monochrome for entries of family – history], 764 pages [Old Testament], 228 pages [New Testament], illustrated throughout with black-and-white illustrations (smaller wood-engravings) of biblical scenes within the text, several full-page steel-engravings in black-and-white and several full-page chromolithographic plates in colour. Hardcover / Original 19th century full-leather with gilt lettering and rich ornament to boath boards and spine. Both of the original gilted metal-clasps are in excellent condition and the Bible closes and stands perfectly. Some of the Illustrations slightly stained and with minor defects but this Bible is overall in very good condition with only minor signs of wear.
Irish Church Records – Their History, availability and use in family and local history research.
Dublin, Flyleaf Press, 1992. 17.5cm x 25 cm. 207 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket and protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare. Out of print.
A Compendium of Irish Biography. Comprising Sketches of Distinguished Irishmen, and of Eminent Persons Connected with Ireland by Office or Their Writings.
Dublin, M.H. Gill & Son, 1878. 23cm x 14.6cm. xix, 597 (1) pages. Original Hardcover. One page detached / Otherwise in good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare!