Conspiracy – Irish Political Trials.
Portland, Royal Irish Academy, 2009. Octavo. 357 pages. Original Softcover. Edges with foxing. Otherwise in excellent condition with some minor signs of wear only.
The Trial of Peter Barnes and others (The I.R.A. Coventry Explosion of 1939).
London / Edinburgh / Glasgow, William Hodge, 1953. Octavo. XIII, 284 pages. With illustrations. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. The dustjacket slightly frayed and with some tears and loss. Otherwise in excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare ! [Notable British trials – Volume 77].
The Irish administration system.
Dublin, Institute of Public Administration, 1980. Octavo. X,242 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Name of preowner on endpaper. Including two newspaper-clippings related to the topic.
A Justice of Peace for Ireland: Consisting of Two Books. The First, declaring the Exercise of that Office by one or more Justices of Peace out of Sessions; The Second, setting forth the Form of Proceeding in Sessions and the Matter to be enquired of and handled therein. Composed by Sir Richard Bolton, Knt. – Chief Baron of His Majesty’s Court of Exchequer in Ireland. To which are now added, In an Alphabetical Order, All the Statutes now in Force in England and Ireland, (since Sir Richard Bolton published his said Treatise) which concern the Office of a Justice of Peace for Ireland, both in and out of Sessions. Here are likewise added, three Tables: The First shews the several Titles in Sir Richard Bolton’s Treatise to which additions have been made. The Second shews the several New Titles added; and the Third is designed for the more easy finding several Particular Matters contained under the General Titles. With a compleat Index to the whole. Also some Precedents of Committals, Convictions, Summonses and Warrants, are added, as a Help to Justices of the Peace in the Execution of their Office. With a Table of the Precedents. By Michael Travers, Esq.; Barrister at Law.
Two Volumes in one (complete). Dublin, Printed for J.Leathley and T.Moore in Dame-street and O.Nelson in Skinner-row, Booksellers, 1750. Quarto (23 cm x 27.5 cm). XIV, 586, XII, 292 pages. Hardcover / Original 18th-century full leather with gilt lettering on spine with replaced spine-label. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear and a minor crack to upper spine. Faded dampstain. Interior and binding firm and overall in very good condition. Bookplate of Richard Meade of Ballymartle to pastedown. Richard Meade’s full name in ink to endpaper.
Murder at Marlhill – Was Harry Gleeson innocent ?
Dublin, Geography Publications, 1993. 24 cm. vii, 123 pages. Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of an irish university lecturer and council man, full of the most interesting newspaper-clippings related to the topic.
Collection of a run of 22 Volumes from the library of Richard Meade of: “The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature” and “The New or General Repository of History, Politics, Arts, Sciences, and Literature – To Which is Prefixed, the History of Knowledge, Learning, Taste and Science in Britain [….].
22 Volumes. London, J.Dodsley, 1781  – 1810 . 14,7 cm x 22 cm. c. 5000 pages. Hardcover / Original 18th-century full leather with gilt lettering on spine with replaced and / or repaired spine-labels. Very good condition after the Volumes experienced some repair and new spine-labels from a professional bookbinder. With some signs of external wear and a minor cracks and rubbing to bindings. Bookplate / Exlibris of Richard Meade of Ballymartle to pastedown or loosely inserted to some Volumes (missing in others). Important periodical, also dealing with irish History in detail and often the Volumes include folded vintage maps of the late 18th and early 19th century.
A Short History of Electoral Systems in Western Europe.
London, Allen & Unwin, 1980. 23 cm. 236 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. The dustjacket torn but otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of an irish university lecturer and council man. Name of preowner on endpaper.
Trial of Feargus O’Connor Esquire and Fifty-Eight Other Chartists on a Charge of Seditious Conspiracy, Tumult and Riot.
First Edition. [London], [Published by John Cleave], . Octavo. Frontispiece-Portrait of Baron Rolfe, Titlepage missing [!], X, 446 pages plus 7 unnumbered pages with an alphabetical list of the Defendants, an alphabetical list of Witnesses, an Index and Errata-Leaf. Original 19th-century Hardcover [half leather] with the gilt lettering and new spinelabel. Now in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Name of preowner H.L.Conner to endpaper and contemporary entry in ink to first page.
The State Letters of Henry, Earl of Clarendon – Lord Lieutenant of Ireland During the Reign of K. James the Second: and His Lordship’s Diary for the Years 1687,1688, 1689 and 1690. From the Originals in the Possession of Richard Powney, Esq. with an Appendix from Archbishop Sancroft’s Manuscript in the Bodleian Library.
Oxford / Dublin, The Clarendon Press / Elizabeth Watts in Skinner-Row, 1765. Octavo. Volume I: XXXII, 407 pages [including a list of subscribers which also mentions Richard Meade, Esq. [Richard Mead] / Volume II: 480 pages plus 20 unnumbered pages of a thorough Index. Original Hardcover / 18th century full calf with gilt lettering on spinne. Both Volumes in protective collector’s mylar. From the library of Richard Meade (Ballymartle), with his Exlibris / Bookplate to pastedown of Volume One and the name of John Meade to the titlepage of Volume II. Faded dampstain only to the endpapers of Volume I / Minor wormhole-damage to the endpaper and titlepage of Volume II. Otherwise in very good and firm condition. A very rare and significant publication.