The Stolen Village: Baltimore and The Barbary Pirates.
Dublin, The O’Brien Press, 2006. 14 cm x 21,5 cm. 398 pages. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear.
The Castaways. Illustrated by Brigid Ganly.
First Edition. Dublin, Browne and Nolan Limited / The Richview Press, 1946. Octavo. 204 pages with the wonderful illustrations by Ganly and illustrated pastedowns (endpapers) showing Andrew Island Hardcover / Simple cardboard in protective Mylar. Binding with some stronger signs of external wear. Overall very good and the interior text and illustrations in excellent condition.
Two Boys go Sailing. Illustrated by Brigid Ganly.
First Edition. London, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd., 1936. 8°. Frontispiece – Illustration, VIII, 246 pages with a (partly fictitious) map of Roaringwater Bay on the pastedown and endpaper and 12 illustrations throughout the book. Original, illustrated Hardcover. Unusually excellent condition of the binding of this scarce book with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. Firm and sturdy. Foxing evident on several locations. This is one of the rarest publications on West Cork, Baltimore and Roaringwater Bay.
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.
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.