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The Great Irish Potato Famine., Donnelly, James S.
1 Donnelly, James S. The Great Irish Potato Famine.
Sutton Publishing, 2007. 9780750929288 2007 0750929286 / 9780750929288 Soft cover Fine Book 
Large paperback in Fine condition. Reprint, with ppx, 291 with colour and b&w photographs and illustrations, maps and select bibliography, notes and index. In the century before the great famine of the late 1840s, the Irish people, and the poor especially, became increasingly dependent on the potato for their food. So when potato blight struck, causing the tubers to rot in the ground, they suffered a grievous loss. Thus began a catastrophe in which approximately one million people lost their lives and many more left Ireland for North America, changing the country forever. During and after this terrible human crisis, the British government was bitterly accused of not averting the disaster or offering enough aid. Some even believed that the Whig government's policies were tantamount to genocide against the Irish population. James Donnelly's account looks closely at the political and social consequences of the great Irish potato famine and explores the way that natural disasters and government responses to them can alter the destiny of nations. This is unquestionably the most comprehensive single account of the Irish catastrophe. S9. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
2 Keane, Maureen. Ishbel: Lady Aberdeen in Ireland.
Colourpoint Books, 1999. 1898392536 1999 1898392536 / 9781898392538 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp 252, b&w illustrations, references, index. S24. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Ballads of a Vagabond Bard., MacCourt, Gerard.
3 MacCourt, Gerard. Ballads of a Vagabond Bard.
Fitzpatrick Ltd., 1940. 1940 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Stapled booklet with card covers, in good condition. Scarce first edition. Pp32, some discolouration from the staples on cover and inside cover. S5. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
The Railways of Northern Ireland and their Locomotives., McCormick, W.P.
4 McCormick, W.P. The Railways of Northern Ireland and their Locomotives.
Self Published 1946 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Stapled pamphlet with illustrated paper wraps, slight marking to covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 30, b&w illustrations throughout text. Scarce title. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Irish at Home:Revised and Enlarged Edition,containing Prayers Commonly Used in Ireland., Ni Ceallacain, Maire.
5 Ni Ceallacain, Maire. Irish at Home:Revised and Enlarged Edition,containing Prayers Commonly Used in Ireland.
The Educational Company Ltd. 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Stapled booklet in very good condition, some rusting from staples, some dots from pen marks on two of the inner pages. Scarce title, pp76. With foreword by Father Toal, foreword by Eoin Mac Neill, preface to the second edition, preface to the first edition. The book contains prayers commonly used in Ireland. S5. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Nationalism and Socialism in Twentieth-Century Ireland., Rumpf. E & Hepburn, A.C.
6 Rumpf. E & Hepburn, A.C. Nationalism and Socialism in Twentieth-Century Ireland.
Liverpool University Press, 1977. 1977 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Hardback, in Very Good+ condition, Dust Wrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiii, 275, b&w illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. A revised and updated version of a German dissertation written in 1959, this is a sociological-geographical analysis of Irish politics, radicalism and the labor movement since the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921. S13. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
 
 
7 Townsend, Brian The Lost Distilleries of Ireland
Neil Wilson Publishing 1999 1897784872 / 9781897784877 1st Edition Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 
Illustrated card covers, some very slight shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, appendix. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
The Trembling of the Veil., Yeats, W.B.
8 Yeats, W.B. The Trembling of the Veil.
T. Werner Laurie Ltd. 1922 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover, cream paper spine with title label, green paper over boards, original green endpapers, pages unevenly cut and for the most part uncut, some extremely light discolouration to bottom edge but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper worn at spine hinges and edges as well as some chips, spine discoloured, the dustwrapper has been internally repaired and covered in a clear archival wrapper to prevent further damage and is in otherwise Very Good condition. Limited First Edition of 1000 copies, this is no.99, Signed by Author, pp vii, 247, b&w frontispiece with tissueguard. Very Scarce title with dustwrapper. 
Price: 700.00 GBP
 


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