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  • Beckett, Mary.
    GIVE THEM STONES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Morrow (Beech Tree Books), (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Irish author's very highly praised second book, first novel, a simple but moving view of the strife in Belfast over a period of almost 60 years as shown through the eyes of an ordinary woman trying to raise her four sons and keep her family safe. ISBN: 0-688-075622.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 30345
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  • TARA ROAD. by Binchy, Maeve
    Binchy, Maeve
    TARA ROAD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Delacorte, (1998.). First edition - 13th book by this Irish writer, a novel set in Dublin.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy black wrappers in a colorful thin cardstock slipcase.

    Book ID: 50860
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  • THE RETURN JOURNEY. by Binchy, Maeve.
    Binchy, Maeve.
    THE RETURN JOURNEY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of fourteen short stories. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-385-315066.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 45440
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  • NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS. by Binchy, Maeve.
    Binchy, Maeve.
    NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in a small village on a Greek island where a sudden tragedy brings together a group of visitors and the local residents. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 294 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-525-94754x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56716
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  • NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS. by Binchy, Maeve.
    Binchy, Maeve.
    NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a small village on a Greek island where a sudden tragedy brings together a group of visitors and the local residents. 294 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-525-94754x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63123
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  • Binchy, Maeve.
    SCARLET FEATHER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - The title refers to a newly formed catering company started by two cooking school friends - Binchy's forte has been described as "telling stories of ordinary people captured in their most extraordinary moments." Full color illustrated endpapers. 537 pp. ISBN: 0-525-945938.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35594
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • CORRIGAN. by Blackwood, Caroline.
    Blackwood, Caroline.
    CORRIGAN.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (1986.). Corrigan is a gaunt, handsome Irishman in a wheelchair, and he manages to transform the life of a lonely widow, but who is he really? A novel which is part mystery, part love story, and wholly entertaining black comedy. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-670-804207.

    Condition: Very good (peeled spot on front cover, contents clean.)

    Book ID: 49418
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  • CORRIGAN. by Blackwood, Caroline.
    Blackwood, Caroline.
    CORRIGAN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Corrigan is a gaunt, handsome Irishman in a wheelchair, and he manages to transform the life of a lonely widow, but who is he really? A novel which is part mystery, part love story, and wholly entertaining black comedy. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-670-804207.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49247
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  • SEPTEMBER IN QUINZE. by Connell, Vivian.
    Connell, Vivian.
    SEPTEMBER IN QUINZE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dial Press, 1952. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set on the French Riviera, a world of sybaritic luxury, violence, self-indulgence, lonliness and sometimes even love. Fifth book published in the US by this Irish born writer. 306 pp. Dust jacket art by Edgard Cirlin.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. Exceptional condition for a book of this vintage.

    Book ID: 55139
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  • THE FOX'S WALK. by Davis-Goff, Annabel.
    Davis-Goff, Annabel.
    THE FOX'S WALK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York Harcourt, Inc., (2003.). First edition - A portrait of an Anglo-Irish family in the midst of World War I, based very loosely on some notes in a journal which the author's mother kept, a world of great privilege but one which comes at the expense of others. The author, who now lives in the US, was born in County Waterford, the setting of this novel. 319 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 69194
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  • Doyle, Roddy.
    A STAR CALLED HENRY: Volume one of The Last Roundup.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1999.). A novel about the making of an IRA terrorist.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31548
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • PADDY CLARKE HA HA HA. by Doyle, Roddy.
    Doyle, Roddy.
    PADDY CLARKE HA HA HA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Winner of the 1993 Booker Prize. First issue dj with the "e" missing from Clarke on the dj spine. Booker Prize sticker on front cover of dj. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-670-853453.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 42086
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  • A STAR CALLED HENRY: Volume one of The Last Roundup. by Doyle, Roddy.
    Doyle, Roddy.
    A STAR CALLED HENRY: Volume one of The Last Roundup.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel about the making of an IRA terrorist by this Booker-prize winning author. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-670-887579.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59241
    Keywords: ira, ireland, Irish writers
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  • THE GATHERING. by Enright, Anne.
    Enright, Anne.
    THE GATHERING.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Grove / Atlantic / Black Cat, (2007.). Winner of the 2007 Man Booker Prize. 261 pp. ISBN: 0-8021-70390.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 53100
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  • [Joyce, James] Jackson, John Wyse and Peter Costello.
    JOHN STANISLAUS JOYCE: The Voluminous Life and Genius of James Joyce's Father.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full biography of this influential father, about whom James Joyce said "Hundreds of pages and scores of characters came from him." The London Sunday Times called this "An exuberant account of the man who set the whole remarkable Joyce saga rolling; [this] book leads us inexorably, truthfully, into a darker, more depraved world than anything most of us have associated with Joyce to date." Illustrated with photographs and reproductions from periodicals of the era. Bibliography, source notes, index. Map endpapers. 494 pp. ISBN: 0-312-185995.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 36024
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  • Kerr, Simon.
    THE RAINBOW SINGER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young Irish writer's highly praised first novel, a darkly humorous story of what happened when a group of Irish teenagers - both Protestants and Catholics - are sent to Milwaukee as part of the US peace initiative, Project Ulster at the height of the troubles. Narrated by one of the teens, Wil Carson - a 'no-hoper' from the streets of Belfast - from behind the bars of a Wisconsin penitentiary. Nominated for the 2003 Impac award. First hardcover edition (originally published in the UK as a trade paperback.) 278 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-67981.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32669
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  • Kiely, Benedict.
    NOTHING HAPPENS IN CARMINCROSS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Godine, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in 1973 by this highly acclaimed and prize-winning Irish writer.

    Condition: Very good in a very good- dustjacket (price-clipped, 2 tears at lower edge of back cover.)

    Book ID: 13376
    Keywords: ireland, Irish writers
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  • Llywelyn, Morgan and Scott, Michael.
    ETRUSCANS: Beloved Of The Gods.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic fantasy based on the mythology of ancient Rome; the first collaboration between these two Irish writers. Dustjacket art by Boris Vallejo. 335 pp. ISBN: 0-312866275.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 31705
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  • THE BOOK OF INTRUSIONS. by MacNamara, Desmond.
    MacNamara, Desmond.
    THE BOOK OF INTRUSIONS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Normal, Illinois: Dalkey Archive Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The scultptor and writer's author's first novel. Donleavy - who used MacNamara as the model for MacDoon in 'The Ginger Man' - called him 'the Einstein of Irish literature.' 213 pp. ISBN: 1564780414.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42016
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  • EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST: A Novella and Two Stories. by McCann, Colum.
    McCann, Colum.
    EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST: A Novella and Two Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novella and two stories, works of quiet mastery which show the impact of the Troubles in Northern Ireland on the lives of ordinary people, and especially on children. The unwritten final word in the title is, of course, "die." INSCRIBED on the title page "For Jim with all best wishes and thanks" and dated in the year of publication. 150 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-63986.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52903
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  • THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS. by McCann, Colum.
    McCann, Colum.
    THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel, set in underground Manhattan, past and present, a blending of imagination and history. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-54529.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53949
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  • THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS. by McCann, Colum.
    McCann, Colum.
    THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel, set in underground Manhattan, past and present, a blending of imagination and history. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-54529.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 58622
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  • O'Brien, Edna.
    A SCANDALOUS WOMAN AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 9 short stories. ISBN: 0-15-1795584.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate.)

    Book ID: 25122
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • O'Brien, Edna.
    A SCANDALOUS WOMAN AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 9 short stories. ISBN: 0-15-1795584.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25123
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • O'Brien, Edna.
    A FANATIC HEART: Selected Stories.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1984.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by the author on the title page. Foreword by Philip Roth. vii, 461 pp. ISBN: 0-374153426.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 36312
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • O'Brien, Edna.
    THE LIGHT OF EVENING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A moving novel about the bonds between a mother and a daughter - even when they have been estranged for years - and incorporated into this novel are some of the actual letters which O'Brien's mother wrote her. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-618718672.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 36320
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • TIME AND TIDE. by O'Brien, Edna.
    O'Brien, Edna.
    TIME AND TIDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - O'Brien tackles a subject of universal concern: the primal undertow of motherhood. 326 pp. ISBN: 0-374-277761.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dust jacket.

    Book ID: 15254
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • O'Brien, Edna.
    THE HIGH ROAD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a small Spanish enclave overlooking the Meditteranean Sea. ISBN: 0-374-292736.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26330
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • O'Brien, Edna.
    LANTERN SLIDES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories by this wonderful Irish author. ISBN: 0-374-183325.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26331
    Keywords: Irish writers
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  • O'Brien, Edna.
    A ROSE IN THE HEART.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1979. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A collection of 12 short stories about love and relationships by this wonderful Irish writer. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-385-143494.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.(faint remainder spray bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 16885
    Keywords: Irish writers
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