Allan gregory says first edition books make beautiful and meaningful presents. First editions is a oneofakind book shop in dublin with a huge collection of rare irish language books as well as biographies by noted authors and poets from different genres. Situated at the head of dublin bay of the irish sea, dublin is the countrys chief port, center of financial and commercial power. A scarce photo facsimile of possibly the most important work in the history of science. We are always looking for first 1st edition books in hardback, we buy single books or large collections. David cunningham, ulysses rare books, duke street, dublin 2.
Foundation, will take us from prehistory, the high kings of tara, the viking invasion, the machinations of henry ii and the greed of henry viii to the burning of the saints relics in front of christchurch cathedral in 1538. Ulysses rare books on duke street is a magnet for bookworms and offers a fabulous selection of first editions of works by joyce, wilde, yeats and flann obrien. History of the city of dublin first edition ireland. Situated at the head of dublin bay of the irish sea, dublin is the countrys chief port, center of financial and commercial power, and seat of culture. We take great pride in t mainly books dublin united states bookstore specializing in. First editions rare irish language books book shops. The first edition of this collection was published in 1914 by grant richards, london. Shop the first edition rare books rare books by notable.
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Apologies in advance for the dublin bias, i live here. Auction is single largest sale of first edition books in. Glenbower books dublin ireland bookstore specializing in 19th century childrens books, biography and history, business studies, irish, literature and criticism, religion and philosophy, sciences and technology, travel. Epistle to the national meeting of friends in dublin rare book for sale.
The proprietor of first editions is literary scholar and long time collector of antiquarian and rare books, allan gregory, who graduated from university college dublin with a ba hons in english and irish and a masters degree in angloirish literature and drama. Walking past shelves upon shelves of first editions, which eventually became seminal works, by authors such as w. The dublin saga or sometimes simply dublin is a novel by edward rutherfurd first published in 2004 by century hutchinson and then by seal books and doubleday canada. It greatly depends on whether you mean antiquarian books, or the common and garden variety.
Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. If you know about that first edition, you know it was rushed into print and pimpled with printing errors and typos, some of which were the fault of french typesetters who spoke no english. Peter harrington rare books first edition books, signed. One of only 746 copies sold with the london imprint. James augustine aloysius joyce 2 february 1882 january 1941 was an irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avantgarde of the early 20th. I am brokering the books listed in my store for a library friends groups. Dublin university magazine, first edition abebooks. Healy rare books irish book seller antiquarian books. Our subject range is as diverse to include areas such as irish history, topography, genealogy. Find a first edition of your favourite book to add to your own collection. Peter harrington specialises in selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, library sets, maps and original artwork. At that time he was trading parttime and issuing catalogues only. It is a welcome addition to the list of antiquarian book shops in ireland and specializes in modern signed first editions.
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I know youre always on the lookout for bookshops while you travel because, well, books. A man with one of those faces is the first book in caimh mcdonnells dublin trilogy, which melds fastpaced action with a distinctly irish acerbic wit. Bauman rare books offers an extraordinary selection of rare books and autographs in all fields. Visit us online, at our galleries in new york or las vegas, or call us at 180099bauman.
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Nov 17, 2016 this large chain first opened in london in 1982, and one of their locations is here in dublin. The first edition offers collectors the finest notable rare books. Browse ulysses rare books antiquarian and rare book dealer based in dublin, ireland. Our books are historically important and allow the reader to own a piece of history. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Foundation, will take us from prehistory, the high kings of tara, the viking invasion, the machinations of henry ii and the greed of henry viii to the burning of the saints. It is a welcome addition to the list of antiquarian book shops in ireland and specializes. Many years ago, this premises was the wee stores a grocer selling milk and newspapers, tea, tobacco and coal. This first edition by benjamin franklin, joseph pike is available at bauman rare books. Ulysses rare books antiquarian and rare book dealer based in dublin, ireland. We also purchase from public and private libraries, and will evaluate or purchase house clearances in the area. Ulysses rare books antiquarian and rare book dealer. Tolkien any first editions, especially the history of middle earth series, hobbit, lord of the rings and early scholarly items.
James joyce looms large, but the city has many other chroniclers. Glenbower books dublin ireland bookstore specializing in 19th century childrens books, biography and history, business. Ulysses rare books antiquarian and rare book dealer based. The dublin saga or sometimes simply dublin is a novel by edward rutherfurd first published in 2004 by century. It is a welcome addition to the list of antiquarian book shops in ireland and specializes in modern.
Seamus heaney was an irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 nobel prize in literature. This wondrous edition of joyces most accessible book seems to be out of. Find a first edition of your favourite book to add to your own collection or as a gift for the bibliophile in your life. Score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The auction of the book collection owned by retired doctor philip murray took place in the gresham hotel in dublin on tuesday, in what was the single largest sale of first edition books in ireland. First editions is a lovely little bookstore tucked into the quiet pembroke lane, the mews lane that connects waterloo to wellington road, although sitting nearer the corner with waterloo.
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Enthusiasts tend to seek out first editions of the books they love. The staff are exceptionally knowledgeable and very. Mainly books we have been in business since 1990 and have been selling on the internet since 1996. Absolute newcomers, if any still exist, might want to start with paddy clarke ha ha ha, a novel about a boy coming of age well, ten years of age. A rare original article from the dublin university magazine, 1838. Samuel barclay beckett april 1906 22 december 1989 was an irish avantgarde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in france for most of his adult life. Dublin dublin is the capital and most populous city of ireland. Which is the best place to sell used books in ireland. From notable authors, historical figures, and past presidents our inventory is expansive. The antiquarian market is well served but i would caution that. First editions rare irish language books book shops dublin 4. It has a ton of stray hyphens hardcoded in the text, its obviously scanned from a print edition by someone with a humanedited copy.
Kate greenaway books and almanacks in first edition and nice condition kay neilsen any of his first editions. Our latest acquisitions of rare books and manuscripts in all fields, including first editions and copies in fine bindings. Modern bestsellers, obscure novels, out of print books, classic literature from the victorian age. Foundation 2004 also known in north america as the princes of ireland. First edition of this monumental history of dublin, illustrated with 27 copperengraved views, maps, and plans, and a large folding map of ireland, handsomely bound in contemporary full diced calfgilt.
Jules verne any first editions julian barnes first editions published before 1985. Auction is single largest sale of first edition books in ireland. And where better to find bookshops than in dublin, an entirely. First editions is a oneofakind book shop in dublin with a huge collection of rare irish language books as well as biographies by noted authors and poets from. Browse through our inventory or contact us to discuss your rare book collection.
Ulysses rare books formerly cathach books was founded by our late father, enda cunningham, back in 1969. It houses a unique collection of angloirish literature,poetry and drama,together with an eclectic mix of international literature,poetry and history. All other copies of the first printing are sold 1916 as first american edition. The bohemian dublin of kavanagh, behan and flann obrien. Rapid interpretation of ekgs, sixth edition 6th edition. The best books about dublin the best books about dublin.258 588 142 981 1043 9 943 1167 1360 236 1305 159 1440 450 785 1519 568 1265 1141 317 551 713 513 1073 1054 461 869 1077 41 595 1383