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2151. Adams, JRR: Merchants in Plenty - Joseph Smyth's Belfast Directories of 1807 and 1808, with an Historical Introduction and Bibliography of Belfast Directories to 1900.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 1991 iv + 88pp 23 x 15cm. Four illustrations and map. Pictorial glazed card covers, in near-mint condition. 8.00


15115. Alex. Thom & Co.: Thom's Official Directory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for the Year 1913.

Dublin: Alex. Thom & Co., 1913. 70th annual publication. xlvi+2260+64 pp. 14 x 23 cm. Red boards. Spine professionally restored, but spine faded and with four white stripes across. Showing some wear with some marginal damp staining to pages at the beginning and end. The map of Dublin is not present. A fair copy. This is a heavy book and will involve increased postage. Thom's is the indispensible directory for Dublin and its surroundings. 140.00


13108. Allen, Harry: Donaghadee an illustrated history.

Belfast: The White Row Press, 2006. 134pp. 19.5 x 24 cm. Eighty-eight superb illustrations and maps, most in colour. This is local history at its very best, written by a long-time resident of Donaghadee. There are notes on each chapter, a five-page bibliography, an index, and a very useful map of the townlands of the parish of Donaghadee. In mint condition, in glazed pictorial card covers. 10.00


462. Allison, R.S: The Seeds of Time, being a short History of the Belfast General and Royal Hospital 1850 - 1903

Belfast: 1972. xx+318pp, illustrated, hardback, in a v.g. dustwrapper. the standard history of the hospital from its founding in 1817 until the founding of the present Royal Victoria Hospital. 10.00


6287. An Taisce The Heritage Trust: Urbana A Study of Dublin Conservation Report List 1 Buildings.

Dublin: An Taisce, 1982 31 pp. 30 x 21 cm. Illustrated, folding coloured map inserted. In good condition. 6.00


17452. Anderson, John, Hon. Secretary: History of The Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge, Commonly Known as The Linen Hall Library, Chiefly taken from the Minutes of the Society, and Published in Connection with The Centenary Celebration in 1888.

Belfast: The Linen Hall Library, 1888. Centennial Memorial Volume, presented to the Subscribers, 1888. 128 pp. 26.5 x 19 cm. A very detailed history of the Library, set against the development of Belfast itself. Eleven illustrations, including The Linen Hall, View of High Street in 1786, View of Belfast from the Paper Mill Bridge 1805 (double page), and maps of Belfast 1685 (double page), 1757 (double page), 1791 (double page), and 1888 (opening out to 72 x 53 cm). The double-page maps are not included in the pagination. The large folding map is by Marcus Ward, at a scale of 9" = 1 mile, and has a tear across one panel. Index. Gold-blocked green boards. A lovely clean copy in very good condition, apart from the tear to the folding map. 95.00


18497. anon.: The Traveller's New Guide through Ireland: containing a New and Accurate Description of the Roads....

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown and John Cumming, Dublin; 1819 574 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Frontispiece engraved plate. Half leather and marbled boards. Gold lining and title to spine. The overall map of Ireland is not present, as is all too usual to this volume, and the map of the lakes of Killarney is also not present. Eight road maps, showing part of the road from Dublin to Carlow, Dublin to Waterford, Dublin to Cork, Dublin to Limerick, and Dublin to Galway, the engraved plate of the Giant's Causeway, the Table of Fairs, and the Lists of the Mail Coaches and Post Towns, and Index, are present. Extensive edge rubbing, and corners bumped. The text block is tight, clean, and unmarked, as are the road maps. A fair to good copy, despite the 2 missing maps. 195.00


17830. Ards Historical Society: Photographic Glimpses of the Ards No. 3.

Newtownards: Ards Historical Society, 1984. 60 pp. 31.5 x 22 cm. Historic views of Newtownards, and Mountstewart, Greyabbey, Portaferry, Ballywalter, Portavogie, Quintin Castle, Ballyhalbert, Millisle, Donaghadee, and Comber. 78 illustrations, with extended captions. Map. Pictorial matt card covers. In good condition. 20.00


13110. Armstrong, Robert: Through the Ages to Newtownabbey.

Belfast: Abbey Publications, c1995. Revised second edition. xii + 416pp. 21 x 15 cm. Profusely illustrated. Splendid, and very handsome, local history. Map, and folding map. Dark-blue boards with gilt spine lettering, in mint condition. In a mint dw. 45.00


17182. Armstrong, Robert: Through the Ages to Newtownabbey.

Muckamore: Shanway Publications Ltd, 1979. First edition. xiii + 393pp. 28 x 20 cm. Profusely illustrated. Splendid, and very handsome, local history. Map, and folding map. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards with the borough arms on the front board. Integral silk bookmarker. There is a museum's bookplate on the front pastedown, and the accession number "1980 - 250" discreetly written on the title page. The dw is frayed at the top of the spine and that and two edge nicks have been strengthened with peelable tape. There is also a damp stain at the bottom of the dw. This, however, is the very rare first edition of this book . 75.00


11878. Auld, Con: Holywood Co. Down Then and Now.

Holywood: Con Auld, 2002. 176 pp. 21 x 29.5 cm. Essays by an Old Resident at the Beginning of a New Millenium. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Bibliography. Really useful biographies of local artists. Pictorial glazed card covers. Author dedication on title-page, o/w as new. 20.00


16124. Baddeley, M.J.B., edited by W. Baxter.: Through Guide Series. Ireland (Part 1) Northern Counties including Dublin and Neighbourhood.

London: Dulau & Co., 1902. Sixth edition, revised. xvlli+xvi+220+48 pp. 16.5 x 11.5 cm. Twenty coloured maps and plans. Rear board separating. Boards rubbed and worn. A fair copy only. 15.00


17381. Bailey, Mark E, editor: Border Heritage Tracing the Heritage of the City of Armagh and Monaghan County.

Belfast: The Stationery Office, 2008. 285 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. "This book, which has been produced by members of the Armagh Visitor Education Committee {AVEC}, presents contributions from the first two Armagh Heritage days, held in May 2006 and May 2007. The primary aim of these meetings was to highlight the rich cultural and intellectual heritage of the city, as well as that of the surrounding region. The story embraces the historical development of counties Monaghan and Armagh over more than two thousand years, culminating in the City of Armagh's present position as a commercial and administrative centre and the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland." 168 illustrations. Bibliography. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. The book shows a little wear and has a crease to the rear cover, but is overall in good condition. 20.00


15046. Bailey, Mark E., editor: Border Heritage Tracing the Heritage of the City of Armagh and Monaghan County.

Norwich: The Stationery Office, 2011. First published 2008, but reprinted with amendments 2011. 311 pp. 21 x 15 cm. The title seems to be a bit of a misnomer since all but one of the chapters deal with Armagh. 169 illustrations, almost all in colour. Bibliography. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


17642. Baker, J: The New Burying Ground The History of Clifton Street Cemetery.

Belfast: Glenravel Local History Project, c1990. 72 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Well-illustrated, with photographs, documents, and maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Near fine. The history of this old Belfast cemetery seems to have become a scarce item. 25.00


12688. Baker, Joe: Haunted Belfast.

Dublin: Nonsuch, 2009. Not to be confused with the 2007 edition. 95pp. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Illustrated with photographs, drawing, and maps. Laminated pictorial card covers. Twenty-five ghost stories. In very good condition. 5.00


9157. Baker, Joe: Old Belfast Ghost Stories (Part One)

Belfast: Glenravel Local History Project n.d. no pagination c. 46 pp. illustrated, card covers. In very good condition. Glenravel seem reluctant to paginate and date their otherwise very good productions, this was probably done in the 1990's. 10.00


16271. Baker, Joe, compiler: Ulster Ghost Stories.

Belfast: Glenravel Local History Project, 1994. 28 pp. Nine illustrations. Pictorial matt card covers. In good condition. 10.00


10602. Ball, Len and Rainey, Desmond: A Taste of Old Comber The Town and its History.

Dundonald: White Row Press, 2002. 125 pp. 19.5 x 24 cm. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers, almost as new. An excellent and well illustrated history of this County Down town. 20.00


16723. Ballygawley Local History Group.: Ballygawley in the Twentieth Century.

Ballygawley: Ballygawley Local History Group, c2000. 94 pp. 16.5 x 23 cm. 78 illustrations, maps, period ads and documents, and Census material. Gold-blocked brown boards. In very good condition, but no dustwrapper. A beautifully-illustrated and comprehensive look at Ballygawley. A very scarce item. 45.00


17722. Ballymoney Borough Council: Memories frae the Toon A nostalgic look at Ballymoney's past.

Ballymoney: Ballymoney Borough Council, 1995. 74 pp. 15 x 21 cm. A wonderfully-nostalgic book of illustrations, ads, and articles. Pictorial glazed card covers. Light crease to the edge of the front cover, otherwise good. This appears to be a somewhat scarce title. 20.00


18532. Bangor Spectator: Bangor Directory and Map 1970/71.

Bangor, County Down: Spectator, 1970. 293 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Wonderful advertisements, many illustrated. Printed card covers, showing some wear. There is a little staining from the cover on the front page. The first few pages are a bit dog eared, but overall good. Scarce. Please note this is Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. 20.00


4134. Bardon, J: Belfast An Illustrated History.

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press, 1982. First edition. vi+322pp. 29 x 21.5 cm. A beautifully-illustrated history of the city from the earliest times to 1982. 340 illustrations. Gold-blocked brown boards, in a very good d.w. 23.00


18190. Bardon, Jonathan: Belfast A Century.

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press, 1999. First edition. xii + 204pp. 31 x 24.5 cm. "Over 340 striking photographs" of twentieth-century Belfast. Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a d.w. The dw is price-clipped, but o/w mint. Please note: unpackaged weight is 1,500g. 21.00


15245. Bardon, Jonathan and Conlin, Stephen: Dublin One Thousand Years of Wood Quay.

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press, 1985. ii +34 pp. 30.5 x 42.5 cm. Maps of Medieval, Tudor, Georgian, and Modern Dublin on endpapers. The fifteen coloured illustrations by Stephen Conlin chronicle the development of Wood Quay over a thousand years. Bibliography and Index. Pictorial glazed boards, in very good condition. No dw. 32.50


16136. Bardon, Jonathan and Stephen Conlin: Belfast 1000 Years.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1985. 34 pp. 30.5 x 42 cm. Fifteen coloured illustrations of key events in Belfast over a thousand years. Bibliography and Index. End-paper maps. Glazed pictorial boards. A little wear, otherwise good. 18.00


14401. Barry, John: Hillsborough A Parish in the Ulster Plantation.

Belfast: William Mullan & Son Ltd., 1962. 124pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Twenty-two illustrations, including an aerial view and three maps. Hardcover, in worn dustwrapper. 15.00


16888. Bartlett, W.H.: The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland.

London: James S. Virtue, 1841. Two volumes in one. 29 x 22 cm. Volume I, 124 pp. Vol II 107 pp. Each volume has a separate title page with vignette. Illustrated with 120 full-page engravings from drawings by W. H. Bartlett. Full-page map. Gold-blocked half-leather and cloth binding, five panelled spine with raised bands and faded gilt decoration. Marbled fore-edges and endpapers. Boards are edge-rubbed, and corners are bumped. Fore-edges are faded, and there is a little scattered foxing. A fair copy of one of the most famous of Irish nineteenth-century illustrated books. 195.00


13943. Bassett, George Henry: County Antrim 100 Years Ago A Guide and Directory 1888.

Belfast: The Friar's Bush Press, 1989. 1989 Reprint of Bassett's The Book of Antrim, published 1888. 416 pp. 19.5 x 13 cm. Index of Towns, Villages, Rural Post-Offices, &c. General Index. Index of Manufacturers, Merchants, Traders, &c., &c. The book is a splendid directory of County Antrim, greatly enlivened by the advertisements, may of which illustrate the business concerned. Pictorial glazed card covers. In good condition. 18.50


9437. Bassett, George Henry: County Down 100 Years Ago a guide and directory 1886.

Belfast: The Friars Bush Press, 1988. A reprint of the first edition of 1886. "Including the Borough of Newry. A book for manufacturers, merchants, traders, land-owners, farmers, tourists, anglers, and sportsmen generally." 414 pp. 20 x 13 cm. Fascinating Illustrated advertisements. Pictorial glazed card covers. In good condition. The original 1886 copy is very scarce, and even these reprints are now increasingly hard to find. 15.00


3365. Bates, Norah: Up the Down Street, A Book on Growing up in Saintfield.

Banbridge, Adare Press 1994. 80 pp. illustrated, paper covers, as new. Saintfield is a handsome village 10 miles south of Belfast on the road to Downpatrick. This book has become very scarce. 15.00


6592. Beckett, J.C. and Glasscock, R.E: Belfast: The Origin and Growth of an Industrial City.

Belfast: BBC, 1967. ix + 204 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Endpaper maps. Gold-blocked blue boards in a very good dustwrapper. A very good copy. A classic study of the City. 10.00


13925. Beckett, J.C. and R.E. Glascock: Belfast The Origin and Growth of an Industrial City.

Belfast: B.B.C, 1967. ix + 204pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. Endpaper maps. Gold-blocked blue boards, in good condition, in a good dustwrapper. 10.00


16929. Beckett, J.C. et al: Belfast The Making of the City.

Belfast: Appletree Press, 1983 First edition. 191 pp. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. Twelve articles by local historians on the rise and development of Belfast between the end of the eighteenth century and the First World War. Profusely illustrated with photographs, advertisements, caricatures, documents, maps, and endpaper maps. Bibliography. Gold-blocked blue boards. Dw is price-clipped, o/w book and dw are in near-mint condition. 10.00


6280. Beit, Sir Alfred: The Irish Heritage Series Russborough Blessington County Wicklow.

Dublin: Easons, 1978. The Irish Heritage Series 13. 24 pp. 25 x 15 cm. Illustrated. Very good, in pictorial laminated card covers. 6.00


17294. Belcoo & District Development Group: If Only Historical Sketches of the Belcoo Area.

Belcoo: Belcoo & District Development Group, c1991. With contributions from Belcoo and District Historical Society. 190 pp. 21 x 29.5 cm. Profusely illustrated, with plates, documents, drawings, and lots of maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. A comprehensive study, well illustrated, of this area of south Fermanagh, bordering Cavan. 23.00


12162. Belfast City Council: City of Belfast Centenary 1888-1988.

Belfast: Belfast City Council, 1988. This was one of the publications produced to celebrate the City of Belfast Centenary 1888-1988. 20 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Useful article by Dr WA Maguire on Belfast's history. Good illustrations. Glazed pictorial covers. Very good condition. 10.00


18713. Belfast City Council: The City of Belfast Official Industrial Handbook and Illustrated Review of Industry and Commerce..

Belfast: Belfast City Council, 1960. 180pp. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. 90.illustrations. 2 folding maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


10384. Belfast City Council: Your City, Your Space Belfast City Council Strategy for Open Spaces.

Belfast: Belfast City Council November 2005. 29.5 by 21 cms. 99 pp. illustrated, illustrated card covers, in very good condition. This is the Council's broad strategy for open spaces/parks in the City 6.00


18749. Belfast News-Letter Ltd.: Belfast and Northern Ireland Directory 1961. Volume LXXXI.

Belfast: Belfast News-Letter, 1961. 1984 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Gold-blocked red boards. The spine is a professional replacement. "Rate Inspector" printed on the bottom of the print block. Previous owner's name neatly written on ffep, o/w a clean, tight copy in very good condition. Unpackaged weight 2,100g. 60.00


18643. Belfast Telegraph: Bombs on Belfast The Blitz 1941.

Belfast: Pretani Press, 1988. Second Impression. xvii + (i) + (56 pp) + (i). 24.4 x 18.5 cm. A modern edition of a wartime publication giving a vivid photographic record of the impact of the wartime blitz, from photographs taken for the Belfast Telegraph. Introduction by Christophr D. McGimpsey. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


18048. Belfast Telegraph: Bombs on Belfast The Blitz 1941.

Newtownards: Colourpoint Books, 2011. First published by Pretani Press in1984. 87 pp. 20 x 24.5 cm. Illustrated by 87 contempory photographs taken by photographers of the Belfast Telegraph. Foreword by Dr. Ian Adamson. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. Almost as new. 10.00


18644. Belfast Telegraph: Bombs on Belfast The Blitz 1941.

Belfast: Pretani Press, 1984. xiv + (56 pp) + (i). 24.4 x 18.5 cm. A modern edition of a wartime publication giving a vivid photographic record of the impact of the wartime blitz, from photographs taken for the Belfast Telegraph. Introduction by Christophr D. McGimpsey. Gold-blocked black boards, in a price-clipped dw. Name and date neatly written on ffep, o/w In good condition. 10.00


18588. Belfast Telegraph: Bombs on Belfast 1941.

Belfast: W. & D. Baird, c1941. (56 pp.) 24.4 x 18.5 cm. Pictorial matt card covers. A little rubbing to spine, otherwise in very good condition. A wartime publication giving a vivid photographic record of the impact of the wartime blitz, from photographs taken for the Belfast Telegraph 23.00


11470. Bell, Brian and McAuley, Liam: Destination Dublin Insight Travel Guide.

Singapore: APA publications (HK) Ltd. 1989. 25 by 30.5 cms. 128 pp. illustrated, laminated pictorial boards, in very good condition. 8.00


6175. Bell, Fergus Hanna: Newry, Warrenpoint & Rostrevor Early Photographs from the Lawrence Collection 1865-80.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1989. 78 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Superb photographs of this area. Introductions to each town. Period maps. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 11.50


17444. Benn, George: A History of The Town of Belfast from The Earliest Times to The Close of the Eighteenth Century.

London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1877. 770 pp. 14 x 22cm. Benn's Belfast consists of two volumes. Volume I, published in 1877, takes the history of Belfast up to 1799, and Volume II, published in 1880, carries the history of Belfast on to 1810. Each volume is separately paginated and indexed, and, after 1880, the two volumes are frequently bound together. This is a professionally re-cased copy of the original volume of 1877, which has become very hard to find. The eight maps and plans, genealogies of the O'Neills and the Chichesters, and two portraits are all present as called for, and the maps and plans, which range in date from 1570 to 1790 are linen backed. The unfolded size of the maps and plans averages 50 x 60 cm. There are a number of woodcuts in the text, and the illustrated, unpaginated, "supplement" between pages 668 and 669 is present. There are occasional Linenhall Library stamps in the volume, including one on the title-page, and the edges of a few pages have been strengthened with archival tape. The unpacked weight is 1,400g. Benn's books are the indispensable foundation for all studies of Belfast's history, 250.00


15167. Benn, George: A History of The Town of Belfast from The Earliest Times to The Close of the Eighteenth Century. & A History of the Town of Belfast from 1799 till 1810 together with some incidental notices on local topics and Biographies of many well known families.

London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1877, 1880. 770 + 238 pp. 14 x 22cm. Benn's Belfast consists of two volumes, here bound together. Volume I takes the history up to 1799 and Volume II carries it on to 1810, along with biographies of well-known families. Each volume is separately paginated and indexed. The one view, seven maps and plans, genealogies of the O'Neills and the Chichesters, and two portraits are all present as called for. This book is the indispensable foundation for all studies of Belfast's history. A recent facsimile edition has been published, but this original edition has become very hard to find. The signatures of Hugh Moore, Yew Villa, Newtownards and Norman McMurray, Malone Park House, Malone Park are on the half title. The brown boards are ruled and the spine is blind stamped with the title, author, and publisher, and the arms and motto of Belfast. There is slight tenderness to the joints, and occasional light foxing. The unpacked weight is 1,550g. 550.00


13512. Benn, George: The History of the Town of Belfast with an accurate account of its former and present state.

Ballynahinch: Davidson Books, 1979. 298 pp. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. A statistical survey of the Parish of Belfast and a description of some remarkable antiquities in its neighbourhood. A facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1823. Illustrated, hardback, in a dustwrapper, two small discreet library stamps in a margin, otherwise in very good condition. A classic account of the early history of Belfast. This was the first reprint of Benn's work. 95.00


18725. Bigger, David and Terence McDonald: In Sunshine or in Shadow Photographs from the Derry Standard 1928-1939.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1990. 162 pp. 21 x 24 cm. 161 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A unique collection of photographs rescued from destruction and published here for the first time since publication in the newspaper. 20.00


1940. Birmingham George A: Round Our North Corner.

Ballycastle: 1970. paper covers, 36pp. illustrated. v.g. A pamphlet of the early 20th century reprinted. 5.00


13488. Black, Adam and Charles: Black's Guide to Dublin and the Wicklow Mountains.

London: Adam and Charles Black 16th edition 1881. 15.5 by 10.5 cms. 106+108 pp. folding maps, illustrations, green boards with gilt titling, the folded plan of Dublin is missing and there is a bit of wear so a fair copy only. 20.00


15302. Black, Eileen: The People's Park The Queen's Island, Belfast 1849-1879.

Belfast: Linenhall Library 1988. 25 by 17 cms. 48 pp. softcovers, signed by author on the title page. A crease across the bottom front corner otherwise good. An excellent local study. 10.00


14377. Blaney, Mary and McGoran, Sheila, compilers: How It Used To Be 'The Clachan Project In Schools'.

Cushendall: Glens of Antrim Historical Society, c2006. iv + 76pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. A survey of clachans in the Glens of Antrim, by local school children, 2002 to 2006. Over one-hundred-and-twenty photographs, almost all in colour, and maps, tables, and documents. The project was sponsored by the National Lottery, and the quality of the production is superb. Pictorial glazed card covers. Near mint condition. 10.00


4985. Bowden, M, Carton, M, and Ni Dhuibhne, A, editors: Along Rathmullan's Shore - A Maritime Memoir.

Rathmullan and District Local History Society, 2001. First edition. 143 pp. 21 x 22 cm. Copiously llustrated, with photgraphs, drawings, maps, and newspaper cuttings. Useful historical articles about this area of Donegal. Pictorial matt card covers. Neat dedication on title page, o/w in very good condition. 23.00


14977. Bowsie, George A.: Carryduff Presbyterian Church 1841-1983 and Memoirs of the District from Bygone Days..

Carryduff: Carryduff Presbyterian Church, 1983. viii + 187 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm 36 illustrations. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 18.00


6549. Bowsie, George A. and Murphy, Graham: Carryduff 2000.

Carryduff: 2000. "A chronological record of events in the life and development of Carryduff, Past and Present and Memoirs of the District from Bygone Days". 90 pp. 30 x 21cm. Development of a village at a major road junction eight miles from Belfast. Forty-seven illustrations, including two aerial views. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. 10.00


16931. Boyle, Maureen: The Story of Drumalis.

Larne: The Sisters of the Cross and Passion, 2003. 22pp. 17 x 26 cm. The story of a house overlooking Larne in Co Antrim: its extensions by the families that lived there, and its refurbishment by the Sisters of the Cross and Passion. Twenty-six illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. Near-mint condition. 20.00


7307. Bradley, John. editor: Viking Dublin Exposed.

Dublin: The O'Brien Press 1984 184 pp. illustrated, very good in dustwrapper. A combination of superb Viking archaeology, crass development, a then philistine Council, insensitive planning and a public passion to protect the past. 15.00


10359. Brett, C.E. B: The Grand Opera House Belfast Restored.

Belfast: The Ulster Architectural Heritage Society reprinted by permission from Country Life 27 Nov. 1980. 32 by 23.5 cms. 3pp reprint , illustrated, stapled, in white card covers. Good. 5.00


15054. Brett, C.E. B.: Architectural Schizophrenia.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1981. 24 pp. 25 x 20 cm. Nineteen plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


17851. Brett, C.E.B: Buildings of Belfast 1700 - 1914.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1985. Revised edition. 86 pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. The pioneering study of the city's architecture. 72 illustrations. Plan of the City in 1897. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked green boards, neat dedication on ffep, o/w in very good condition. In good dw. 10.00


16663. Brett, C.E.B.: Buildings of County Antrim.

Belfast: The Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1996. xiv+305pp. 31 x 21.5 cms. Lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Photographs by Michael O'Connell. An important study of the architectural heritage of this part of the country. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in dw. The dw has two small closed tears at the bottom of the spine, and is showing a little shelf wear. Unpackaged weight 1,600g. 20.00


17852. Brett, C.E.B.: Buildings of Belfast 1700 - 1914.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1967. First edition. xii + 72 pp. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. The pioneering study of the city's architecture. 72 plates. Endpaper maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked brown boards. In very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. 25.00


17817. Brett, C.E.B.: Buildings of Belfast 1700 - 1914.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1969. First edition, second impression. xii + 72 pp. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. The pioneering study of the city's architecture. 72 plates. Endpaper maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked brown boards. A previous owner has written her name and the date on the title page, o/w in very good condition, in a good dustwrapper. 20.00


17385. Brett, C.E.B.: Buildings of Belfast 1700 - 1914.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1985. Revised edition. 86 pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. The pioneering study of the city's architecture. 72 illustrations. Plan of the City in 1897. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


17359. Brett, C.E.B.: Court Houses and Market Houses of the Province of Ulster.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1973. 108 pp. 20 x 20.5 cm. Thirty-eight illustrations. Minor wear, otherwise in good condition. This publication has become quite scarce. 23.00


7304. British Association for the Advancement of Science.: Belfast In Its Regional Setting A Scientific Survey.

Belfast: 1952. Prepared for the Meeting held in Belfast 3rd to 10th Sept. 1952. 211 pp. illustrated, folded map. In very good condition, this remains an excellent study of the region though now nearly sixty years old. 10.00


6940. British Medical Association: British Medical Association One Hundred and Fifth Annual Meeting Belfast July 16th to 24th, 1937 Ladies Section Handbook.

Belfast: Mayne, Boyd & son 1937. 18.5 by 12 cms. 111 pp. endpapers maps, green cloth textured boards, in very good condition. The Ladies Handbook is now fairly scarce. 25.00


17284. Brody, Hugh: Inishkillane Change and Decline in the West of Ireland.

London: Jill Norman & Hobhouse, 1982. Second edition. xii + 226 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. 11 Figures. 2 tables. Map. Pictorial glazed-card covers. In very good condition. The cover photograph is by the Irish artist and poet, Anthony Weir. 10.00


17343. Brody, Hugh: Inishkillane Change and Decline in the West of Ireland.

London: Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 1973. First edition. xii + 226 pp. 22.5 x 14 cm. 11 Figures. 2 tables. Map. Gold-blocked terracotta boards, in dw. The boards show some fading and the dw shows some shelfwear. Inishkillane is not a place: it is a composite impression of a lot of places, written from an essentially pessimistic point of view. 10.00


17677. Brunicardi, Niall: John Anderson Entrepreneur.

Fermoy: Eigse Books, 1987. xii +177 pp. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. The story of John Anderson and Fermoy, County Cork. 27 illustrations, and 2 endpaper plans. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


17622. Brunicardi, Niall: The Bridge at Fermoy.

Fermoy: Eigse Books, 1985. Fermoy Heritage Series No.3. 13 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 6 illustrations. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 20.00


16745. Buchanan, RH and Anthony Wilson: Downpatrick.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1995. Irish Historic Towns Atlas No.8. 41 x 31 cm. A card folder, in a transparent sleeve, containing a 16-page booklet with 5 "Figures", which are maps and plans, and four illustrations. This is followed by 7 maps, and the map legends, on loose sheets, and a further sheet of two "Plates": an aerial view, and a street scene. 16.50


17593. Bunn, A.V.: Dungiven Days.

Limavady: A.V. Bunn, 1978. 70 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 16 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. Signed and dated by the author. In very good condition. Deals with various aspects of local history. Apparently scarce. 40.00


11434. Byrne, Art & McMahon, Sean: Faces of the West A Record of Life in the West of Ireland.

Belfast: Appletree Press, 1976. First edition. 114 pp. 19.5 x 20 cm. Illustrated with 82 b&w photographs. Gold-blocked maroon boards, in dw. The book is in good condition. The reverse of the dw has been slightly stained by the colour of the boards. 10.00


17907. Byrne, D.R.: Vintage Port A View of Portrush Using Hitherto Largely Unseen Photographic And Other Material.

Portrush: The Ballywillan Drama Group, 2005. 216 pp. 20.5 x 21.5 cm. 226 illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt boards. In very good condiion, almost as new. In this book there is a lot of new material on Portrush, never before published, and the book has already become hard to find. 30.00


11889. Calwell, H.G. MA, MD: The Life and Times of a Voluntary Hospital - The History of the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children 1873 to 1948.

Belfast: Brough, Cox and Dunn Ltd, 1973. 27.5 x 20.5 cm. xiii+138 pp. illustrated, hardback, A superb history. Thirty-five Plates. In gold-blocked green boards, in a very good dustwrapper. The standard history of this Hospital. in very good condition 12.00


3319. Camblin, Gilbert: The Town in Ulster.

Belfast: Wm. Mullan & Son (Publishers), Limited, 1951. First edition. xv + 131 pp. 28.5 x 22 cm. 62 plates and maps from contemporary sources. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked red boards. No dw. Neat signature on ffep, o/w in good condition. An account of the origin and building of the towns of the Province of Ulster, and the development of their rural settings. This was a pioneering study, never reprinted or updated. Ulster, in this instance, is the six counties of Northern Ireland: not the nine counties of the historic province of Ulster. 17.00


16668. Camblin, Gilbert, John Bulloch, and Hugh Halliday: Ulster Lakeland A Tourist Plan for County Fermanagh.

Belfast: H.M.S.O., 1963. 88pp. 27 x 21.5 cm. Eleven plates, twenty-six tables, and nine plans and diagrams. Large folded plan in rear pocket. Pictorial glazed card covers. Minor wear, and Record Office stamp inside front cover, otherwise in good condition. An extra-ordinarily complete snapshot of Fermanagh in the early 1960s. The authors were government planning officers, and Camblin's magnus opus is The Town in Ulster. These early development plans have become very scarce. 23.00


16845. Campbell, Aidan: Beaconsfield A Brief History of Marie Curie Centre, Belfast & Knock District.

Belfast: Aidan Campbell, 2007. Second edition. 93 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Good history of the building, locality, families and businesses in the area, the effects of WW2, and transport, including the B&CDR. Fifty-four illustrations including photographs, advertisements, and maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Author inscribed. 30.00


18626. Campbell, Aidan: Cherryvalley An Illustrated and Spoken History of Cherryvalley, East Belfast.

Belfast: Aidan Campbell, 2008. Number 23 of the limited edition. 172pp. 21.5 x 28 cm. 120 photographs. Map. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A beautifully-written nostalgic survey of a Belfast surburb. Author inscription on inside front cover. 25.00


18625. Campbell, Aidan: Knock An Illustrated and Spoken History of Knock, East Belfast.

Belfast: Aidan Campbell, 2008. Number 181 of the limited edition. 172pp. 21.5 x 28 cm. 132 photographs. 2 maps. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A beautifully-written nostalgic survey of a Belfast surburb. 10.00


16918. Campbell, Arthur: Return Journey Belfast and Beyond Photographs by Arthur Campbell 1936-1939.

Belfast: The Friar's Bush Press, 1999. Reprint. 73 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Foreword by Michael Longley. 72 photographs of Belfast and beyond, taken between 1936 and 1939. Pictorial glazed card covers. Slight damage to both covers where old price labels have been removed. 8.00


11896. Campbell, Arthur: Return Journey Belfast and Beyond Photographs by Arthur Campbell 1936-1939.

Belfast: The Friar's Bush Press 1987. First edition. Foreword by Michael Longley. 18 by 21.5 cms. 73 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in good condition. 72 photos of Belfast and beyond taken between 1936-9. 8.00


17066. Canavan, Tony, editor: Every Stoney Acre has a Name: a celebration of the townland in Ulster.

Belfast: Federation of Ulster Local Studies, 1992. Reprint, first published 1991. 62 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Eighteen illustrations, including maps and documents. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A very useful study 12.00


18714. Carr, Peter: Portavo An Irish Townland and Its People Part 1 Earliest Times to 1844.

Belfast: The White Row Press, 2003. xiii + 339 pp. 25 x 19.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. The first volume of this two-volume history of the townland of Portavo, on the northern end of the Ards peninsula. It is an exhaustive look at the place, its people, archaeology, folklore, and the Ker family who owned it. Absolutely absorbing, the sweep of Irish history as experienced by one small space. 15.00


18715. Carr, Peter: Portavo An Irish Townland and its People Part 2 The Famine to the Present.

Belfast: The White Row Press, 2005. xiii + 339 pp. 25 x 19.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. This is the second volume of this two-volume history of the townland of Portavo, on the northern end of the Ards peninsula. It is an exhausive look at the place, its people, archaeology, folklore, and the Ker family who owned it. Absolutely absorbing, the sweep of Irish history as experienced in one small space. 20.00


3366. Carr, Peter: The Most Unpretending of Places.

Belfast: 1987. 252 pp. illustrated paper covers. An excellent local history of this village on the eastern edge of Belfast from the Ice Age to the present. 12.00


16303. Carroll, Michael J.: The Castles and Fortified Houses of West Cork.

Bantry: Bantry Studio Publications, 2001. 165 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Illustrations. Double-sided folding map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 45.00


18721. Carson, W.H.: The Dam Builders The Story of the men who built the Silent Valley Reservoir..

Newcastle, Co. Down: Mourne Observor Press, 1981. 102 pp. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. 128 illustrations. Map. Gold-blocked grey boards, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition. This has become a very scarce title. 65.00


16114. Castlereagh Rural District Council: Castlereagh Rural District County Down The Official Guide.

Belfast: Castlereagh Rural District Council, c1959. 56 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. Twelve illustrations and map. Pictorial glazed card cover. In good condition. 12.00


18751. Century Services Ltd.: Belfast and Northern Ireland Directory 1980.

Belfast: Century Services Ltd, 1980. 99th Edition. 848 pp. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. A clean, tight copy in very good condition. Neat "Received" stamp on ffep. Unpackaged weight 1500g. This series began in 1852 and ended soon after this edition. It is greatly missed. Invaluable resource for genealogical research. 50.00


1842. Chambers, G: Faces of Change. The Belfast and Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1783-1983

Belfast: Century Books 1983. vi+314pp. illustrated, d.w. v.g. The book contains much material about the history of the town as well as the Chamber. 12.00


16965. Chambers, George and William Roulston, editors: The Ulster Reform Club Past and Present incorporating the Ulster Club and Union Club.

Belfast: Ulster Reform Club in association with the Ulster Historical Foundation, 2009. xiv + 131 pp. 25 x 18 cm. 63 illustrations. Gold-blocked black boards, in a very good dustwrapper. Dedicatory inscription on the ffep, o/w in very good condition. 18.00


17113. Charlesworth, J.K. and J. Preston: Geologist's Association Guides No.18: The Geology around the University Towns: North-East Ireland -The Belfast Area.

London: The Geologists Association, 1958. 30 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Five itineraries. 10 figures. Bibliography. Printed matt card covers. In very good condition. 8.00


16890. Charley, Catherine and John McMillan: Lest We Forget The Story of the Northern Ireland War Memorial.

Belfast: Northern Ireland War Memorial, 2013. 109 pp. 24 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition, 10.00


17371. Christian Brothers School Omagh: From Mount St Columba to Kevlin Road 150 years of Education in the Edmund Rice Tradition.

Omagh: Booklink, 2012. 95 pp. 25.5 x 25.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial laminated boards. No dw. In very good condition. 20.00


6899. City and County Borough of Belfast: City and County Borough of Belfast - Abstract of Accounts for the Year Ended 31st March 1968.

Belfast: City and County Borough of Belfast, 1968. 137 + vii pp. 24 x 15 cm. The finance of the City of Belfast in 1968. Gold-blocked green boards. Near fine. 23.00


6325. City and County Borough of Belfast: The City of Belfast Official Handbook Ninth Edition 1938-1939.

Belfast: City and County Borough of Belfast, 1939. 100 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Illustrated. The folding district map is present, but the street plan is missing, o/w good, in worn pictorial card covers. 8.00


3293. City and County Borough of Belfast: The City of Belfast Official Handbook.

Belfast: City and County Borough of Belfast ,c1948. 11th edition. 192pp. Illustrated. Folding map of Belfast and District. Good, in illustrated card covers. 12.00


4831. City and County Borough of Belfast Parks Committee: The Belfast Botanic Gardens Park.

Belfast: City and County Borough of Belfast Parks Committee, 1983. 26pp. 19 x 25 cm. Illustrated. Produced to mark the restoration of the Palm House and Tropical Ravine. Very good, in card covers. 5.00


10822. Clark, Wallace: Linen on the Green An Irish Mill Village 1730 - 1982.

Belfast: The Universities Press (Belfast) Ltd., 1983. Second edition. xii + 183 pp. 22 x 14 cm. 18 illustrations, 26 plates, 2 plans, and endpaper maps. Family tree. Notes. Appendices. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked linen-covered boards. No dustwrapper. A previous owner's name has been scribbled over at the top of one of the preliminary pages, o/w in very good condition. An affectionate account of his family's linen business, and the community which grew up around it, in Upperlands, on the Clady River, in Co. Londonderry. 19.50


15342. Clark, Wallace: Rathlin Disputed Island.

Waterford: Volturna Press, 1971. 185 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Ten plates, ten vignettes, four maps, appendices, and index. Gold-blocked green boards, in a dustwrapper. The d.w. has two smallish holes in the front and has been professionally relaid. Overall in good condition. 15.00


17879. Clark, Wallace: Rathlin Its Island Story.

Coleraine: North West Books, 1995. This is a reprint of the 1971 book Rathlin - Disputed Island. 194 + (6) pp. 22 x 14 cm. Ten plates, ten vignettes, four maps, appendices, bibliography, and index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


14546. Clark, Wallace: Upperlands The World's Oldest Linen Village A History and Visitors Guide.

Upperlands: Upperlands Community Development Ltd, c1998. 28 pp. 20.5 x 22 cm. Illustrated with plates in colour and b&w, and drawings and maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. Very fresh copy. Signed by author 15.00


6275. Clarke, Harold: Georgian Dublin.

Dublin: Easons, 1976. The Irish Heritage Series 2. 25 pp. 25 x 15.5 cm. 26 Illustrations. Map. Very good in pictorial laminated card covers. 6.50


17292. Clarke, Patrick J.: History of a County Down Townland Drumaroad.

Drumaroad, Co. Down: Patrick Clarke Publishing, 2004. 251 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Profusely illustrated, with plates - some in colour, maps, and documents. Pictorial glazed-card covers. In very good condition. An excellent local study of this townland to the south of Ballynahinch. Drumaroad has historical links with France. In 1696 Anthony Mccartan left the area, aged 16, and settled in France. His direct descendent Charles de Gaulle became a distinguished general, and President of France. 15.00


15777. Clongowes Wood College: The Clongownian 2007.

Naas, Co. Kildare: Clongowes Wood College, 2007 112th year of publication. 176 pp. 24.4 x 18 cm. Profusely illustrated, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition, with compliments slip from the headmaster. 15.00


1089. Colby: Ordnance Survey of the County of Londonderry.

Limavady: 2nd ed 1990 336+16 pp. very good almost as new in dustwrapper.. A facsimile of the original edition of 1837. This was intended to be the first of a series associated with the mapping of Ireland but cost-cutting won the day and no more were published. Notes were taken of much of the North and these have been edited and published in recent years. The project was a useful Domesday Book survey just before the Great Famine. 75.00


6961. Coleraine Academical Institution: Coleraine Academical Institution Calendar 1899.

Bundoran: M. Carrol, c1890. 59 + xxviii + 86 pp. 17.5 x 11 cm. Frontispiece of school, but no title page. Half-leather on green cloth boards. School library stamps on one preliminary page. Good clean tight copy. 32.00


18658. Colfer, Billy: The Hook Peninsula.

Cork: Cork University Press, 2004. Irish Rural Landscapes 2. xi + 242 pp. 30.5 x 24 cm. Profusly illustrated. Gold-blocked blue boards, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. This is a heavy book, and overseas shipping will require extra postage. 28.00


11837. Corcoran, Doreen: A Tour of East Antrim.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1990. Historic Photographs from the W.A. Green Collection in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. 18 by 21.5 cms. 92 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. 12.00


17050. Corr, Ben: From the Mountains to the Sea Photographs of the people of Mourne 1955-75.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1989. First edition. 92 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Eighty-eight photographs taken by the author. Pictorial glazed card covers. Spine sunned, o/w in very good condition. 12.00


18223. Cosstick, Vicky: Belfast Toward a City without Walls.

Newtownards: Colourpoint Press, 2015. 192 pp. 26 x 21 cm. The "peace" walls, dividing Belfast communities. Forty-five b&w illustrations. Map. Semi matt card covers, in very good condition. Almost as new. 15.00


17143. Costello, Peter: Dublin Churches.

Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1989. 238 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. "Over 150 places of worship... at least one photograph of every chuch". Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. A thoughtful study done in the spirit of Betjeman. 15.00


11739. Coughlan, John: Memories A Pictorial Celebration for Dublin's Millennium.

Dublin: Smurfit Publications Ltd, 1988. 128 pp. 22 x 30.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Amazing range of very atmospheric images, most not previously published. Gold-blocked blue boards, in a somewhat battered dustwrapper. Title on dw is not the title on the title page. 11.50


18735. Coughlan, Stephen, editor: Picture That A Century of Cork Memories.

Cork: The Cork Examiner, 1985. First edition. 128 pp. 22 x 30.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Gold-blocked orange boards, in good condition, in a slighly worn dustwrapper. Great photographs. 12.00


17927. Coyne, J. Stirling: The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland.

London: Mercury Books, 2003. 455 pp. 28 x 21 cm. Drawings by WH Bartlett. A modern reprint of one of the great nineteeth-century books on Ireland. 113 full-page illustrations. Pictorial boards, in matching dw. New book. 18.00


15896. Crawford, Joe: Lisbellaw "The Hard Rocks" A Gazetter of Lisbellaw and Surrounding District.

Lisbellaw: Lisbellaw Community History Project, 1992 A Gazetteer of Facts and Figures People, Places and Events. viii+286 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. This is a very detailed study and would greatly assist anyone looking at local or family history in the area. Profusely illustrated. Maps. Genealogies. Pictorial glazed card covers. Very minor shelf wear, otherwise in good condition. It now seems to be scarce. 70.00


18736. Crawford, W. H. and R.H. Foy: Townlands in Ulster Local History Studies.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 1998. 239 pp. 26.5 x 21 cm. Eight essays by experienced local historians who describe the development of their townland over the last four hundred years. Maps. Illustrations. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. Rather a scarce book nowadays. 45.00


6769. Crosbie, Jane E. M: A Tour of North Down 1895-1925 Historic Photographs from the WA Green Collection at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1989. iv + 90pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. soft covers. As new. Photographs from the W.A. Green collection of Holywood, Bangor, GroomsportHelen's Bay, Crawfordsburn, Donaghadee. 5.00


4090. Crosbie, Jane E.M.: A Tour of Mid and South Down, 1910-1935.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1992. iv + 91pp. 17.5 x 21.5 cm. Nostalgic photographs of Ballynahinch, Saintfield, Hillsborough, Dromore, Banbridge, Newry, Warrenpoint, and Castlewellan. Introduction. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


16919. Crosbie, Jane E.M.: A Tour of The Ardes, 1910-1935.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1990. iv + 91pp. 17.5 x 21.5 cm. "Covering the Ardes Peninsula and including the towns of Newtownards, Comber, and Killyleagh, these fascinating photographs reflect many aspects of life in the area in the opening decades of the twentieth century." Introduction. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


13609. Crosbie, Jane E.M.: Strangford's Shores.

Donaghadee: Cottage Publications, 2001. Second reprint of the 1996 book. ii + 87 + v pp. 18.5 x 26 cm. Illustrated with reproductions, in colour, of the watercolours of Alison Brown. The 30 evocative plates are supported by a lively text, map, bibliography, and list of sponsors. Very good condition, in pictorial padded boards. No dw. 10.00


18723. Crowe, W. Haughton: In Banbridge Town A Hisory of Banbridge Academy, and of the social circumstances that led to its Foundation.

Belfast: William Mullan & Son Ltd, 1964. 206 pp. 24x 16 cm. 29 illustrations. Black-blocked red boards. No dustwrapper, and spine sunfaded, otherwise in good condition. 20.00


18513. Crowe, W. Haughton: The Ring of Mourne.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 1969. xii + 136 pp. 19 x 13 cm. 26 illustrations. Gold-blocked black boards in a worn dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep and a light stain to the rear of the dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition. 12.00


8692. Crowe, W. Haughton: Village in Seven Hills The Story and Stories of Rostrevor Co. Down.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press (W. Tempest) Limited, 1972. ix+106 pp. 18 x 12 cm. 33 illustrations. Dates and Placenames. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. An attractive look at this part of County Down. A crease and scuff to the front cover, but internally very good. 15.00


13423. Crowe, W. Haughton: Village in Seven Hills The Story and Stories of Rostrevor Co. Down.

Dundalk: Dungalgan Press, 1973. ix+106 pp. 18 x 12 cm. Two drawings, and 33 illustrations, including a map. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In good condition. A useful little book about this lovely village on Carlingford Lough. 20.00


15055. Curl, James Stevens: Classical Churches in Ulster.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1980. 20 pp. 25 x 20 cm. Thirty-two plates, and three plans. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


16785. Cushendall Development Group.: Townlands in the Parish of Cushendall.

Ballycastle: Cushendall Development Group, 2001. 91 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Sixty-five townlands, with their acreage, and in most cases a photograph or drawing in b&w. Four plates in colour, map, and location map. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. A very useful study. 20.00


10900. D'Alton, John and O'Flanagan, J. R.: The History of Dundalk and its Environs; from the Earliest Historic Period to the Present Time; with Memoirs of its Eminent Men.

Dublin: Hodges, Smith, & Co 1864. 23 by 14.5 cms. xvi+400 pp. with tissue guarded maps and plates, red embossed boards, gilt spine tooling, in very good condition, a little rubbing to the top of the spine, internally tight, bright and clean. This copy bears a presentation inscription on the ffep from J.R. O'Flanagan dated August 12th 1864. This classic history of Dundalk has always been highly scarce and collectible. It went through two printings in 1864 and was not republished thereafter until recent years. 450.00


6290. Dallat, Cahal: A Tour of the Causeway Coast.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1990. 92 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Glazed pictorial card covers. Historic photographs from the W.A. Green collection in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. V.g. condition. 6.00


1230. Dallat, Cahal and Gibson, Faith: Rooms of Time Memories of Ulster People.

Antrim: Greystone Books, 1988. x + 206 pp. 22.5 x 22.5 cm. Very evocative photographs with commentary of ordinary life in the Province pre-war. Shelf wear, previous owner's name neatly written on front pastedown, and ffep removed, otherwise good tight copy. 15.00


6176. Dallat, Cahal and McKinney, Jack: Ulster Images A Cultural Heritage Miscellany.

Belfast: The Educational Co. Ltd, 1992. 225 pp. 20 x 21.5 cm. Eight articles about all aspects of life in Ulster in the recent past, and much, much more. 47 illustrations. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. 10.00


18259. Davidson, James: Our Daily Bread A Look at Ulster Bakeries.

Newtownards: Colourpoint Books, 2004. 80 pp. 20.5 x 24 cm. 107 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 25.00


16015. Davis, Derek and Gordon Brand: Enniskillen Model School The Early Years 1867-1893.

Enniskillen: Enniskillen Model School, c1993? vi+70 pp. 30 x 21 cms. Sets the Model School firmly in the context of the town and local politics. Fifty-five illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 23.00


10820. Davis, John editor.: Rural Change in Ireland.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies Queens University 1999. xii+228 pp. maps, hardback, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper, almost as new. "essential reading for anyone with an interest in historical or contemporary aspects of Irish rural affairs. 20.00


11914. Day, A, McWilliams P and others, editors: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Parishes of County Londonderry VII, 1834-35 South Londonderry Vol. 25.

Belfast: 1994. xiv+144 pp. illustrated, maps. Paperback. Covers the parishes of Bovevagh and Tamlaght Finlagan. Includes Ballykelly. These O.S. memoirs were written to accompany the 6 inch maps. They cover most of the northern half of Ireland. Never published at the time, with one exception, they constitute a 19th century Doomsday book of the country just before the Famine. They document the landscape, buildings and antiquities, land holdings and population, employment and livelihood of the parishes. In very good condition. 15.00


15574. Day, A. and McWilliams P. editors: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Parishes of County Antrim XI ,1832-33, 1833-35, 1835-39 Vol 29.

Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies Queens University 1995. xiv+157pp. illustrations, soft covers. Covers the parishes of Antrim Town and Ballyclare, (Antrim, Doagh, Donegore, Kilbride). These O.S. memoirs were written to accompany the 6inch maps. They cover most of the northern half of Ireland. Never published at the time, with one exception, they constitute a 19th century Doomsday book of the country just before the Famine. In very good condition. 15.00


6382. Day, A. and McWilliams P. eds.: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Parishes of County Antrim 1. 1838-9 Vol 2.

Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, 1990. xii+115pp. illustrations, maps. Hardback. Covers the parishes of Ballmartin, Ballyrobert, Ballywalter, Carnmoney, Mallusk. Newtownabbey. These O.S. memoirs were written to accompany the 6inch maps. They cover most of the northern half of Ireland. Never published at the time, with one exception, they constitute a 19th century Doomsday book of the country just before the Famine. 15.00


12752. Day, A. and McWilliams P. eds.: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 7 Parishes of County Down II 1832-4, 1837 North Down and The Ards.

Belfast: 1991. xii+127pp. 24.5 x 17 cm. illustrations, maps. Glazed pictorial card covers. Includes the parishes of Ardkeen, Ardquin, Ballyhalbert, Ballyphilip, Ballytrustan, Ballywalter, Bangor, Castlboy, Comber, Donaghadee, Drumbeg, Drumbo, Dundonald, Grey Abbey, Holywood, Inisargy, Killinchy, Kilmood, Knockbreda, Newtownards, Saintfield, Slanes, Tullynakill, Witter. These O.S. memoirs were written to accompany the 6 inch maps. They cover most of the northern half of Ireland. Never published at the time, with one exception, they constitute a 19th century Doomsday book of the country just before the Famine, and are an important resource. Signed by the editors on the title page. 15.00


3306. Day, A. and McWilliams P., editors: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Volume One Parishes of County Armagh 1835-8.

Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, 1990. xi+132 pp. 24.5 x 17 cm. Covers all the parishes of County Armagh, except Armagh City. These O.S. memoirs were written to accompany the six-inch maps. The Memoirs cover most of the northern half of Ireland. Not published at the time, with one exception, the Memoirs constitute a nineteenth-century Doomsday Book of the country just before the Famine. Eight maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


17589. Day, A. and Patrick McWilliams, editors: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Parishes of County Londonderry IV Vol 15, 1824, 1833-5 Roe Valley Upper Dungiven.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies, 1992. xiii + 122 pp. 24.5 x 17 cm. Ten illustrations, including 2 maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Roe Valley Upper, and Dungiven. The O.S. memoirs were written to accompany the 6-inch maps. They cover most of the northern half of Ireland. Not published at the time, with one exception, they constitute a nineteenth-century Doomsday Book of the country, just before the Famine. 15.00


10733. De Latocnaye: Stevenson, John, translator: A Frenchman's Walk Through Ireland 1796-7 ( Promenade d'un Francais dans l'Irlande )

Belfast: McCaw Stevenson & Orr Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co. 1984. Translated from the French of De Latocnaye by John Stevenson. vi+292 pp. hardback, no dustwrapper, two pages, 131 and 134 have a printer's fault, a small ink blot on a couple of lines of text otherwise in good condition. 23.00


17711. Deane, C. Douglas: The Ulster Countryside.

Belfast: Century Books, 1983 v + 170 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Contents include Belfast - houses and people, Winter on Strangford Lough; The Bird Man - James Parsons Burkitt, born in 1870 at Killybegs, Co. Donegal; Copeland Islands; Newry Canal, natural history, and Northern Ireland - people and places. Forty-five Illustrations, 22 in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. Crease to rear cover, o/w in good condition.. 9.00


14194. Delany, Ruth: A Celebration of 250 years of Irelands Inland Waterways.

Belfast: Appletree Press 1986. 25 by 18 cms. 200 pp, illustrated, maps, hardback in a v.g. d.w. In very good condition 16.50


17764. Devaney, Christina, Claire Ring & Diana Allen, editors: Slane Reflections A Collection of Articles, mainly relevant to Slane & Surrounding Areas, compiled by members & friends of the Society.

Slane History & Archaeology Society, 2008. 178 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 32 articles. 49 illustrations, including maps, some in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 18.00


18174. Devenney, Donnchadh: Footprints through the Rosses.

Published for the author, 1993. vi + 166 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 92 illustrations. Maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. Superb local history of west Donegal. Scarce. 50.00


17710. Dickie, Rodgers: Saintfield my Saintfield An illustrated walk down memory lane.

Saintfield: author published, c1990. 104 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Reminiscences of the village of Saintfield, County Down. Profusely illustrated with the author's drawings. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. There is very little written material about Saintfield, and this item is scarce. 15.00


18047. Doherty, Paul editor: Geographical Perspectives on the Belfast Region.

Geographical Society of Ireland Special Publications No. 5. 1990. 24.5 x 18cm. 114 pp. paper covers, in very good condition, apparently scarce. 15.00


11770. Donnelly, J.P. and Donnelly, M.M: Downpatrick and Lecale a Short Historical Guide.

Newtownards 1980. 57 pp. illustrated, map, card covers. A series of short articles about this area. Owner' name, I. Fowweather, on title page. 12.00


11675. Donnelly, Maureen: The Nine Glens A Personal Look at the History, Folklore and Poetry of the Nine Glens of Antrim.

Downpatrick: Nov. 1974. 116 pp. illustrated, card covers, owner's name to rear of front cover otherwise in very good condition. 12.00


17908. Down County Museum: Ballynahinch Island Town.

Downpatrick: Down County Museum, 2013. 63 pp. 21 x 25 cm. 53 illustrations. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 12.00


16765. Dubourdieu, Rev. John: Statistical Survey of the County of Antrim, with observations on the means of improvement; drawn up for the consideration and by direction of the Dublin Society.

Dublin: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell, 10 Back Lane, 1812. xxiii+630+112 pp. 21 x 13 cm. Map and 17 other engravings, many folding. This original edition, at some time, has been rebound by R. Carswell and Son of Belfast. Gold-blocked black boards. All plates are present, and are in superb condition. There are some light, very faint, traces of underlining, but the underlining seems to have been removed a long time ago, leaving the book essentially unmarked. This original printing is very scarce. 550.00


18761. Dubourdieu, Rev. John: Statistical Survey of the County of Antrim, with observations on the means of improvement; drawn up for the consideration and by direction of the Dublin Society.

Dublin: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell, 10 Back Lane, 1812. xxiii + 630 +112 pp. 21 x 13 cm. Map, and 17 other engravings, many folding. All plates are present, and are in very good condition. Half leather and marbled boards, six panelled spine with original brown and gold-blocked lettering, faded gold lining and ornaments. Showing some shelfwear, boards edge rubbed, corners a little bumped, spine label chipped, a couple of old tape repairs to the folding map, and one illustration has wear along the lower edge, otherwise the book is in very good condition. This original printing is very scarce. 500.00


16363. Duncan, Mark, Eoin Kinsella, Paul Rouse.: National College of Ireland Past, Present, Future.

Dublin: The Liffey Press, 2007. 90 pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. Thirty illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. The National College evolved from a Catholic Worker's College. 10.00


9810. Eason & Son: Souvenir of Giant's Causeway.

Dublin & Belfast: Eason & Son, Ltd, c1920. 12pp. 18.5 x 24cm. Twelve titled views of the Causeway, mounted on light-brown pages with dark-brown ruling. The first view is of Kane's Royal Hotel, with a jaunting car at the front door. Printed card covers, with a mounted label "British Manufacture", the whole held together with a brown silk cord. An attractive item. There are a few faint spots on the covers, otherwise in good condition. 25.00


6883. Eason's: Souvenir of North of Ireland - With 20 Illustrations, Complete with letterpress.

Dublin and Belfast: Eason & Sons, Ltd, c1910. 13pp. 29.5 x 23 cm. Nineteen superb sepia photographs mounted as in an album, with letterpress facing, on the reverse of the previous page. The gold-blocking is faded, and the boards, which are textured like silk, are creased. Inscription on ffep "To Aunt Crozier From her Neice EJ Beck". 15.00


13616. Elder, Ellen Hanna: Home Fires, Bangor in the Great War.

Belfast: Northern Whig 2005. 108 pp. illustrated, card covers, showing a little wear otherwise good. 10.00


11118. Evans, David and Larmour, Paul: Queen's An Architectural Legacy.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies Queen's University 1995. 21.5 by 20.5 cms. 60 pp. illustrated, plans, softcovers, in very good condition. The story behind the design of the various historic buildings of the University. 6.00


10898. Evans, E. Estyn: Irish Heritage The Landscape, the People and their Work.

Dundalk: W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press, 1944 Fourth impression. xvi+190 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. Six Plates and 114 Figures in text. Gold-blocked blue binding strip and gray boards, no dustwrapper. Sticker of DDA Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology at Queen's University, Belfast, on ffep, neat inscription on dedication page, fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. 20.00


17276. Evans, E. Estyn: Irish Heritage The Landscape, the People and their Work.

Dundalk: W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press, 1942. First edition. xvi + 190 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. Six Plates and 114 Figures in text. Gold-blocked faded red boards, no dustwrapper. Signature of William McElheran, the Belfast Irish-Language scholar, neatly written on titlepage. Ffep removed. 20.00


18726. Evans, E. Estyn and Turner, Brian S: Ireland's Eye The Photographs of Robert John Welch.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1977. Ulster Museum Series No. 201. 195 pp. 26.5 x 21 cms. illustrated, hardback, in a v.g. price clipped dustwrapper. In very good condition. Welch was a great naturalist, and a pioneer of photography in Ireland. His photos of Irish life and landscape are justly famous. 12.00


1924. Evans, E. Estyn, editor: Harvest Home The Last Sheaf A Selection from the Writings of T.G.F. Paterson relating to County Armagh.

Armagh: The Armagh County Museum, 1975. First edition. xx+242pp. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. Eight plates, frontispiece portrait, and tailpiece. Introduction by E. Estyn Evans. An Appreciation by the Reverend John Paterson. Twenty-seven essasys on Armagh history, including: Outlaws, The Royal School, School Life, Coursing, The Cathedral, Railways, Lurgan, Portadown, Benburb, Castledillon, Ardress, Richhill, The Brontes, Militia, Harvest Customs, etc., etc. The contents headings of Patterson's twenty-five volumes of Miscellanea. Bibliography of Patterson's published work. The book itself is a nice clean fresh copy of an increasingly scarce title. The dw is stained, and has been carefully repaired with peelable tape.. 15.00


18737. Finaghy Friendship Group: Finaghy Life A history of the growth and development of life in Finaghy since 1900 as remembered by those who have lived there.

Finaghy: Finaghy Friendship Group, 2006. 101 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Map. 49 illustrations. Pictorial matt card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. An excellent compilation of text and illustrations. 20.00


18576. Finn, Pearl and Jackie McQuillan, compilers.: As It Was A Changing Scene from Culcavey to Long Kesh, Co. Down A Look at Life in the 20th Century.

Armagh: Culcavey Community, c2000. 166 pp. 24.5 x 16.5 cm. 148 photographs. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A well-illustrated local history of this small area of north County Down. 23.00


8807. Fisher, John: Belfast Zoo.

Belfast: Belfast City Council, 2001. 60pp, in pictorial glazed card covers. 24 x 16 cm. Profusely illustrated. Map. Good condition. 10.00


15070. Fitzgerald, Desmond and Weatherup, Roger: The Way We Were Historic Armagh Photographs from the Allison Collection.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press in association with P.R.O.N.I., 1993. First edition. viii+136 pp. 21 x 24 cm. 140 superb photographs. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition 15.00


16649. Forde, The Rev. Canon: Sketches of Olden Days in Northern Ireland.

Belfast: The Educational Company Limited, 1927. Second enlarged edition. 208 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Foreword by Sir James Craig. Gold-blocked and blind-stamped dark-blue covers, in printed gray-card dw. Slight wear to dw, otherwise a good copy. 20.00


18594. Forde, The Rev. Canon Hugh: Round the Coast of Northern Ireland: Antrim, Derry and Down.

Belfast: R. Carswell & Son, Limited, 1928. First edition. 215 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. 40 illustrations. Foreword by Rt. Hon. Sir John Ross. Gold-blocked red boards. No dustwrapper. Slight wear, corners a little bumped, and discoloured streak to bottom of the boards, otherwise a good copy. Rather scarce nowadays. Articles written for the Northern Whig and other newspapers. Some illustrations from the Midland Railway Company. 42.00


18049. Forthspring InterCommunity Group.: A Quare Book Springfield Memories.

Belfast: Forthspring InterCommunity Group, 2004. 92 pp. 24.5 x 20.5 cm. 38 illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. Almost as new. Folk memories of this area of west Belfast. 10.00


9469. Francis, Peter: A Pottery by the Lagan Irish Creamware from the Downshire Pottery Belfast 1787-c.1806.

Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies in association with the Ulster Museum, 2001. 83 pp. 26.5 x 21 cm. 23 coloured plates, and 23 figures. Map. Plans. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. The result of excavations on the site of one of the largest potteries built in Ireland. The Downshire pottery was set up to compete with Wedgewood, producing creamwares. Their pieces were unmarked but now pieces are being identified and the range of material continues to grow. Two of the pottery buildings survive in use which is also exciting. 18.00


17323. Freeman, T.W.: Ireland Its Physical, Historical, Social, and Economic Geography.

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,1950. First editiion. xv+555 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. 8 plates, 2 folders and 96 text maps. Gold-blocked purple boards, no dustwrapper. Sun faded, otherwise good. The classic study. 10.00


8499. Gaffikin, Thomas: Belfast Fifty Years Ago A Lecture delivered by Thomas Gaffikin, in the Working Men's Institute, Belfast on Thursday evening., April 8th, 1875.

Belfast: James Cleland Third Edition with Map of Belfast in 1819 and notes 1894. James Alex. Henderson Ex-Mayor of Belfast in the chair. 45 pp. folding map, the 3 page appendix lists all street with the number of houses and male, female numbers in either 1822 or 1823. The original paper covered edition is now cased in new maroon boards with gilt spine title and new endpapers. The map is a folded sheet which is probably missing the bottom 2.5 cm foldover, which loses the Ballymacarret section east of the river, otherwise the plan is complete showing improvements to 1819. Two old tape marks to title and rear pages otherwise in very good condition. A very scarce item. First edition published in 1875, the second expanded edition was published in 1885, and this further expanded edition in 1894. 150.00


11091. Gallagher, H. W.: Ards Hospital The First Fifty Years.

Ards Hospital n.d. c.1982. 20 pp. card covers, in very good condition. This is as far as we know the only history of this local hospital. 12.00


15071. Gallagher, Lyn: Proud to be Best 50 Years of Best Kept Awards 1957-2007.

Belfast: Northern Ireland Amenity Council, 2007. 80 pp. 21 by 22 cms. A fascinating account of these environmental improvement awards. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Very useful chronology. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


3850. Gerrard, David: Guide to Rural Ireland.

Aldermaston: Travel Publishing Ltd, 2002. vii + 528pp, 21 x 15 cm, pb. Profusely illustrated in colour, with good maps. A superb modern travel guide, in mint condition. Indispensible guide for those visiting or recalling Ireland. Major reference work. 10.00


8355. Glenarm Improvements Committee: Glenarm Journal.

Glenarm: Glenarm Improvements Committee, 1974. Issues 7 to 15, bound in a green library binding, gold-blocked "Glenarm Journal 1974". Approximately 160 pp in all, and eight covers with art-work by Sam McLarnon. 26.5 x 20 cm. It was reported in issue 7 that because of demand it had been decided to increase the print-run "still further" to 300 copies. Historical notes and chronicle of the incredible efforts of the Improvements Committee on behalf of Glenarm. Scarce item. 125.00


14582. Glens of Antrim Historical Society: A Wheen O' Things that used to be. A Social History of the Clachan Settlements of the Glens of Antrim 1800-1950.

Glens of Antrim Historical Society, c2008. 28 by 21.5 cms. xii+164pp. illustrated, laminated boards, in very good condition near mint. A very comprehensive and well illustrated study. 20.00


11976. Glens of Antrim Historical Society: Life in the Glens of Antrim in the 1830's

Belfast: The Glens of Antrim Historical Society second imp. Nov. 1968. 35 pp. soft card covers, in very good condition. Hard to find. 15.00


11838. Glens of Antrim Historical Society: The Glensman or Fifty Years Ago.

Ballycastle: Glens of Antrim Historical Society, 1982. This publication by the Glens of Antrim Historical Society reprints all the issues of "The Glensman", a local magazine which ran to fourteen monthly issues in 1931/32. Paginated as per the original issues. 25 x 19 cm. Illustrated. Gold-blocked green boards in good condition, in a chipped dustwrapper. A fascinating glimpse of life in the Glens over 70 years ago. 30.00


18709. Glynn, Edmund, compiler: Catholic Belfast An Ecclesiastical Guide.

Belfast: New Cathedral Press, (1934). 120 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. Guide to all the Principal Churches and Places of Interest. 30 illustrations. Printed matt card covers. In very cood condition. "This Handbook is intended as a Guide only to churches and places of Catholic Interest in Belfast City and environs". A scarce item. 45.00


14403. Gould, David AC: Images of Holywood A Photographic Album from 1963 to 1978.

Holywood; : David AC Gould, 2002. 60pp, unnumbered. 21 x 28 cm. Introduction by Des Magee. Fifty-five superb illustrations. This book is quite different to any other book of photographs in that it is the attempt of one photographer to record what was happening to his town in a period of very rapid change and development. Many of the images are concerned with demolition, or are of landmarks just about to be demolished. The captions are brief and incisive. A great study of urban venacular architecture. As new. 30.00


18256. Graham, Karen and Ralph Magee: A Titanic Memorial The Andrews Memorial Hall.

Comber: Andrews Memorial Primary School, 2012. 120 pp. 20 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. The story of the Memorial Hall built in Comber in memory of Thomas Andrews. 10.00


12143. Grand Opera House Belfast: Grand Opera House Belfast Souvenir 1895-1945.

Belfast: Grand Opera House Belfast, 1945. 18pp. 23 x 16.5 cm. Fascinating photographs include The Old Theatre Royal, management, and players. Pictorial cover, with yellow ribbon to spine. A scarce item. . 55.00


18707. Green, E.R.R.: The Lagan Valley 1800-1850 A Local History of the Industrial Revolution.

London: Faber and Faber, 1949. 188 pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 3 illustrations. 4 maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dustwrapper, and spine a bit sunfaded, otherwise in very good condition. 20.00


5668. Gribbon, H.D.: The History of Water Power in Ulster.

New York: Augustus M. Kelley 1969. 299 pp. illustrated, almost as new in very good dustwrapper. A publication of the Institute of Irish Studies Queen's University Belfast. This is a regional study of the water power stage in industrial development and was an important early study in Irish industrial archaeology. This was the American edition of the book. 10.00


6900. Guinness: Guinness Dublin.

Dublin: Guinness, 1939. 64 pp. 18 x 12.5 cm. 35 illustrations. History, processes, statistics and technical terms. Coloured Guinness bottle label of the period mounted at end. Some foxing. 10.00


7366. Gwynn, Stephen: The Famous Cities of Ireland.

Dublin and London: Maunsel & Co. 1915. xii+352+16 pp. illustrated by Hugh Thompson. Dark green boards with gilt celtic patterns to front board, gilt a little faded, t.e.g., some edge rubbing, spine restored, internally a tight fresh copy. 23.00


12825. Haines, Keith: Images of Ireland East Belfast.

Dublin: The History Press, 2010. Reprint. 127 pp. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. A wonderfully-clear collection of carefully-chosen and carefully-captioned historic photographs. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. Almost as new. 8.00


13134. Haines, Keith: North Down Memories Photographs 1860s-1960s.

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press 2000 22 by 22.5 cm. 146pp. illustrated, softcovers, in good condition, interesting photographs, many not seen before. 20.00


7497. Haines, Keith, compiler: Images of Ireland East Belfast.

Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1997. 128 pp. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


15870. Hall, Henry: Photographic Memories Francis Frith's Around Belfast.

Salisbury: Frith Book Co, 2000. 87 pp. 24.5 x 19 cms. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


18645. Hall, Henry: Photographic Memories Francis Frith's Around Belfast.

Salisbury: Frith Book Co, 2000. 87 pp. 24.5 x 19 cms. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed boards, in very good condition, in a very good dw.. 12.00


13038. Hall, Mr & Mrs S. C: Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c.

London: Hall, Virtue, & Co, c.1841-43. "A New Edition" in three volumes. Volume 1 - xii+436pp, and 188 illustrations. Volume 2 - viii + 468pp, and 204 illustrations. Volume 3 - viii + 512pp, and 217 illustrations. Each volume 25 x 17 cm, The coloured maps and full-page plates are not included in the pagination. Dark green bevelled boards with gilt titling, black decorative lining and a gilt bordered vignette to front boards, a.e.g. maps and full page plates are tissue guarded. Showing some wear but tight copies, in generally good to very good condition. 295.00


4018. Hall, Mr & Mrs S. C: Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c.

London: Hall, Virtue, & Co, c1850. "A New Edition" in three volumes. Volume 1 - xiii + vii + 436pp, and 188 illustrations. Volume 2 - viii + 468pp, and 204 illustrations. Volume 3 - viii + 512pp, and 217 illustrations. Each volume 25 x 17 cm, half-leather, with professionally strengthened hinges, preserving original marbled endpapers, and all edges marbled. The coloured maps and full-page plates are not included in the pagination. At some time something has been pinned to the ffep of Volume 2. 350.00


6504. Hall, Mr and Mrs S.C.: A Week at Killarney with Descriptions of the Routes thither from Dublin, Cork. &c.

London: Virtue Brothers and Co. 1865. vi+174+ vii pp. 21 x 16 cm. Numerous wood and twelve steel engravings. An ex library copy with small library stamps to rear of plates and on title page. A copy that has been read. Professionally re-cased in green cloth boards, spine blocked in gold. 48.00


12201. Hamilton, Rev. William: Letters Concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim Containing such circumstances as appear worthy of notice respecting the Antiquities, Manners and Customs of that County. Together with the natural history of the Basalts,

Belfast: Printed for Simms and McIntyre 1822. 18 by 11 cms. 265 pp. 1 folding map, plus 6 full page engraved views in the text, frontispiece portrait not present. In two parts, the first covering Manners, Customs, Antiquities and observations relating to its natural history, the second on the Minerological history, the basaltic fossils and a view of the Volcanic theory of the Basaltes, to these is added an introductory memoir of the author, and "an Itinerary from Belfast to the Giants Causeway, coastways, and returning by Coleraine &c, also a Guide to the Causeway. "The itinerary has its own title page and was published by the same publishers. In its original boards with original spine label, as issued. Boards a little rubbed and scuffed, corners bumped, label a little faded, a small tear in the hinge of the bottom of the spine and a small tear in the hinge a little above. Internally a very tight, generally clean copy, a few small old pencil annotations, some light discolouration to plates, as usual. This book is scarce in its original boards. This is an important book on Irish geology. The author was murdered at the age of 40. 225.00


16820. Hamilton, Rev. William: Letters Concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim Containing such circumstances as appear worthy of notice respecting the Antiquities, Manners and Customs of that County. Together with the natural history of the Basalts,

Belfast: Printed for Simms and McIntyre, 1822. xxxv+265 pp. 20 x 12 cm. 1 folding map, plus 6 full-page engraved views in the text. Frontispiece portrait present. In two parts, the first covering Manners, Customs, Antiquities and Observations relating to its natural history, and the second on the Minerological history, the basaltic fossils and a view of the Volcanic theory of the Basaltes. To these is added an introductory memoir of the author, and "an Itinerary from Belfast to the Giants Causeway, coastways, and returning by Coleraine &c, also a Guide to the Causeway." The itinerary has its own title page and was published by the same publishers. In its original boards with original spine label, as issued. Boards a little rubbed and scuffed, corners bumped, label browned. Internally a very tight, generally clean copy, a few small old pencil annotations, some discolouration to plates and map, as usual. This book is scarce in its original boards. This is an important book on Irish geology. The author was murdered at the age of 40. 495.00


13323. Hamilton, Roy and Roddy Hegarty editors: Footsteps from the Past A Dander through the Townlands of Shantallow.

Londonderry: Greater Shantallow Area Partnership, 2006. 118 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. A very useful survey. Illustrated. Maps. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition. 25.00


15247. Hamond, Fred and Tom Porter.: A Tour of the Mournes Historic Photographs of South-East Down from the WA Green Collection at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1991. iv + 92 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Newcastle, Annalong, Kilkeel, Greencastle, Spelga, Bryansford, and Tollymore. Eighty plates, four maps, Notes, and Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. Almost as new. 10.00


15924. Hanly, Joseph: Farm Surveying A Concise Practical Text Book.

Dublin and Belfast: Educational Company of Ireland, 1922. 63 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Thirty-three illustrations. Black-blocked blue boards, in a dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is a bit dusty and discoloured, and the book has some foreedge browning. Overall in fair condition. A scarce title. 60.00


17053. Hanna, John: Old Lisburn.

Catrine: Stenlake Publishing, 2002. First edition. 48 pp. 17.5 x 24 cm. 53 photographs. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A fascinating selection of photographs of Lisburn and its surroundings. 10.00


17054. Hanna, John, and Des Quail.: Old Dromore, Hillsborough and Donaghcloney.

Catrine: Stenlake Publishing, 2002. First edition. 48 pp. 17.5 x 24 cm. 52 photographs. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A fascinating selection of photographs of Hillsborough and its surroundings. 20.00


18036. Hardy, PD, editor, and Brett, C.E.B.: Twenty-One Views in Belfast and its Neighbourhood (Dublin 1837).

Belfast: Linenhall Library and Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2005. Reprinted, with notes and an introduction by C.E.B. Brett. First published Dublin, 1837. 63 pp. 21 x 25 cm. 26 illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. Bibliography. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. Almost as new. 12.00


9838. Harkin, Rita editor: Cathedral Quarter.

Belfast: U.A.H.S. 1993. 49 pp. illustrated with photographs and drawings, paperback. An architectural and historical guide to this old area of Belfast now undergoing much needed regeneration. In very good condition. 5.00


14396. Harris, Walter: The Antient and Present State of the County of Down.

Ballynahinch: Arthur Davidson, c1990. Fascimile of the 1744 edition. xx + 271 pp + Index. 21 x 13.5 cm. Folding frontispiece map. The first substantial Irish county history, co-authored by Charles Smith. Gold-blocked dark-red boards, in good, price-clipped, dw. A former owner has neatly printed his name on the front top right hand corner of the dw, on the front and rear pastedowns, and on the ffep. 110.00


15752. Hartley, Tom: Written in Stone The History of Belfast City Cemetery.

Belfast: The Brehon Press, 2006. 256 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. An excellent study. 15.00


11433. Hayward, R.: In the Kingdom of Kerry.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press 1970. 350 pp. illustrated, drawings by Theo. J. Gracey, folded map in pocket on rear pastedown, no dustwrapper, otherwise a very good fresh copy of this book. 23.00


17921. Hayward, Richard: Border Foray.

London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1950. First edition. 190 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Endpaper maps. Brown-blocked cream boards, in dw. There is very occasional light foxing, and slight marking to the front edge of the print block, o/w the book itself is in very good condition. The dw is worn, especially at the top, and has been repaired with peelable tape. 14.50


4801. Hayward, Richard: In Praise of Ulster.

Belfast : William Mullan & Son, 1946. 5th edition. viii+347pp. 25 x 19 cm. Thirty-two drawings by J.Hubert Craig. Spine professionally relaid, discolouration and wear to boards, light foreedge spotting otherwise internally good. No dw. Poor/fair overall. 30.00


18507. Hayward, Richard: Munster and the City of Cork.

London: Phoenix House, 1964, First edition. xiv + 354pp. 25.5 x 17 cm. Index. Illustrated with pencil drawings by Raymond Piper. A very good tight copy, in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Small, neat, Inscription on the flap of the dw. Hayward was one of the best writers on Ireland, and his books have never lost their popularity, and, of course, the illustrations could not be better. 20.00


551. Hayward, Richard: This is Ireland Connacht And The City of Galway .

London: Arthur Barker Ltd., 1952. First edition. 192pp. 22 x 14 cm. Fifty-six pencil drawings by Raymond Piper. Map and 1651 view of Galway on endpapers. Green-blocked gray boards, with facsimile signature of author on front board. No dw. Internally the book is very good, but the boards are badly stained. 10.00


7375. Hayward, Richard: This is Ireland. Ulster and the City of Belfast.

London: Arthur Barker Ltd.,1950. First edition, and the second in this series of four books. 256 pp. 22 x 14cm. Front endpaper map of Ulster. Rear endpaper timeline, and geological map. Seventy-nine pencil drawings by Raymond Piper. Printed Autograph on title page. The autograph dedication on a preliminary page reads "Hazel, her book - Richard Hayward. Mullartown House, 1/ 2/ 1962. Olive may read it too!". Hazel Carruthers and her sister, Mrs (Olive) Windram, ran Mullartown House, Annalong, as a guest house. Slight staining to spine o/w in very good condition. 50.00


16270. Heatley, Fred and Gillian Boyd: Belfast Paintings and Stories from the City.

Donaghadee: Cottage Publications, 1998. 92 pp. 18.5 x 25.5 cm. Reproductions of thirty-one beautifully-painted watercolours, with accompanying letter press by renowned local historian. Map, and Bibliography. Pictorial matt padded boards, in near-mint condition. 10.00


6414. Heavener, R.W: Places of Interest in Northern Ireland No 2 Co. Fermanagh.

Belfast: Army Welfare Services 1945. 18.5 by 12.5 cms. 63 pp. illustrated, paper covers, staples becoming rusty otherwise very good. This nicely produced introduction and guide was written to help visiting troops of the United Nations to become better acquainted with this particular part of Ireland 15.00


16428. Henderson, Emmeline: Thomas Street A Study of the Past A Vision for the Future.

Dublin: Dublin Civic Trust, 2001. 82 pp. 25.5 x 21 cm. A study of one of Dublin's oldest streets. Profusely illustrated, with photographs, plans, and drawings. Illustrated gazetteer of Thomas Street buildings. Pictorial glazed card covers. Former owner's name on title page, o/w in very good condition. 10.00


11235. Hendry, J, and others: Conservation in Belfast Final Report on Background Research into Strategies for Urban Conservation.

Belfast: Department of Architecture and Planning, Queens University, 1986. 86 pp. 29 x 20.5 cm. This report was produced as a contribution to the Belfast Urban Area Plan, to identify potential conservation areas. Since then a few areas have been declared while others are designated Areas of Townscape Character which gives little or no practical protection. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. Minor wear, small light library stamps on endpapers, and a Northern Ireland Assembly Library number on the rear cover. 10.00


10608. Henry, Maeve: The River Shannon.

Dublin: Conna Press 1996. 28 by 21 cms. 191 pp. illustrated, hardback, with very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. Describing the river Shannon from its beginnings in Cavan to the sea in Clare. 20.00


13572. Herbert, Vicky: Crom National School Closed for fifty years, but memories come flooding back.

Enniskillen: Erne Heritage Tour Guides, 2003. 36 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Sixteen illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. An excellent study, beautifully illustrated, of this Fermanagh school. 8.00


10683. Hill, Douglas A: The Land of Ulster The Report of the Land Utilisation Survey 1 The Belfast Region.

Belfast: H.M.S.O. 1948. 25 by 18.5 cms. xii+135 pp. maps, softcover , some edge fading, to some of the edges of the cover and spine otherwise very good. Ideally it should be read in conjunction with the Land Utilisation Map Sheet 7. 12.50


16394. Hill, Judith: The Building of Limerick.

Cork: Mercier Press, 1991. 194 pp. 24 x 17 cm. Profusely illustrated with maps, plans, elevations, and photographs. Gold-blocked green boards, in a good dustwrapper. A major groundbreaking study, indispensable. 23.00


7462. Historic Buildings Council for Northern Ireland.: Eleventh Report of the Historic Buildings Council for Northern Ireland 1988-1991.

Belfast: HMSO 1991. 29.5 by 21 cms. 48 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. 5.00


17968. Historical Publishing Company: The Industries of Ireland Part 1 Belfast and Towns of the North The Provinces of Ulster and Connaught, Business Men and Mercantile Intersts Historical, Statistical, Biographical.

London: Historical Publishing Company, 1891. (2) + 33 to 194 pp. 28 x 21.5 cm. 100 illustrations. Gold-blocked dark-green boards. The spine has been professionally relaid. New endpapers. There is a small light leaf-type stain affecting the rear of the title page and the facing preface page, otherwise the contents are in tight, clean, unmarked condition. The pagination reflects the fact that the introduction was lifted from another publication and redone here without altering the pagination. A lthough the book shows a little shelfwear it is in very good condition. It was reprinted around 1986 but original copies of this, and the corresponding Dublin volume, have always been very scarce and difficult to find. The illustrations of industrial and commercial buildings are particularly useful. 165.00


4527. Hodge, Anthony M: Gallows and Turnkeys A Short History of Omagh Gaol.

West Tyrone Historical Society 1993. 14 pp, illustrated, paper covers v.g. 5.00


7509. Holmes, R.F.G.: Magee 1865-1965 The Evolution of the Magee Colleges.

Belfast: B.N.L. Printing n.d. c.1965 127 pp. illustrated, hardback. no d.w. as issued, former owners name on ffep otherwise very good. Magee started as a college preparing men for the Irish Presbyterian ministry. It became both a theological college and a non-sectarian university college. It now forms part of the University of Ulster. 18.00


13255. Hume, John: Derry Beyond the Walls Social and Economic Aspects of the Growth of Derry 1825-1850.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2002. xiii+173 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Illustrated, maps, charts. Glazed pictorial covers, in very good condition. 15.00


11568. Hutchinson, Clive: Ireland's Wetlands and their Birds.

Dublin: Irish Wildbird Conservancy 1979. 24 by 18 cms. 201 pp. illustrated, maps, hardback, in a slightly worn dustwrapper. In very good condition. This is the first book devoted exclusively to the birds of these wetlands. It seems now scarce. 30.00


16980. Hutchinson, Pearl: Behind the Wooden Counter Life in an Irish Country Shop.

Coleraine: Pearl Hutchinson, 2014. 116 pp. 23 x 16.5 cm. The shop was in Donegal, between Ballybofey and Stranorlar. Beautifully illustrated. Total nostalgia for those of us who remember our traditional shops. 135 illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 20.00


10905. Hutton, Arthur Wollaston editor: Arthur Young's Tour in Ireland ( 1776 - 1779 ).

London: George Bell & Sons 1892. edited with an introduction and notes by A. W. Hutton, with a bibliography by John Anderson of the British Museum. Vol II only . Containing part II of the tour, the author's contributions on Ireland to the "Annals of Agriculture", Bibliography and Index. vi+401 pp. hardback, a little fading to spine otherwise good. The second volume only of this two vol. work. 32.00


11902. Hydrographic Department Admiralty: Irish Coast Pilot, Ninth Edition.

London: Hydrographic Department Admiralty, 1941. xxiv+450 pp. All Bearings are True. Maps. Illustrations. Hardback. A few minor annotations here and there, otherwise very good. A good wartime issue. 22.00


9239. Irish Annuals Press: Ireland in Summer A Tourist Guide to all Ireland.

Dublin: The Irish Annuals Press 1928. 31 by 25 cms. 144 pp. illustrated, decorative card covers, in slightly dusty, used but good condition. A useful and attractive tourist guide covering the whole country, some nice advertisements including a couple of bus companies. Seems scarce. 95.00


14513. Johnston Kevin: O'Neill's Own Country A History of the Ballinderry Valley.

Dublin: Nonsuch Publishing 2009. 254 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. An interesting study of this borderland of Tyrone and Derry. 10.00


6886. Johnstone, Robert and Kirk, Bill: Images of Belfast.

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press, 1983. 28.5 x 22 cm. v + 175pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w, with emphasis on people in their surroundings. Gold-blocked black boards. Crease to the top of the dustwrapper, otherwise good. 10.00


16803. Jonesboro W.E.A. Group: A Time in Our Lives.

Jonesborough: Jonesborough W.E.A., c1992. The 10th publication in The People's History Series. 76 pp. 20.5 x 29.5 cm. A beautifully-illustrated account of life in Jonesboro, South Armagh, in the twentieth century. 90 illustrations. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


9162. Joyce, P. W.: The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places. (First Series).

Dublin: McGlashan & Gill Fourth Edition 1875. 17.5 by 12 cms. xviii+593 pp. blindstamped dark green boards, new endpapers, title page a little edge chipped, boards a bit rubbed and worn, spine restored, internally tight, a good copy overall despite age wear. 40.00


10682. Joyce, P. W.: The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places. Vol. 1.

Dublin: McGlashan & Gill Fifth Edition 1887. 17.5 by 12 cms. xiv+589 pp. blindstamped dark green boards, title page a little edge chipped, boards a bit rubbed and worn, joints tender, internally tight, a good copy overall despite age. 40.00


15882. Joyce, P.W.: Irish Local Names Explained.

Dublin: Roberts Books, 1996. First published in 1923. 107 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Pictorial glazed boards, in very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. 10.00


10816. Joyce, Weston St. John: The Neighbourhood of Dublin.

Dublin: Gill & MacMillan, 1976. Facsimile of the 1939 edition. xx+512 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. With a new Introduction by Maurice Craig. 128 illustrations. Gold-blocked red boards, good, in good dw. Dedication on ffep, o/w in good condition. 30.00


13568. Keane, Molly and Snaffles.: Red Letter Days.

London: Andre Deutsch, 1987. 25 x 20 cm. 81 (10) with eight illustrations in colour and a new preface by Molly Keane. hardcover, in a price clipped dustwrapper. A previous owner's name is on the ffep and someone has put a tiny hole in p.79 otherwise good. Originally published in 1933 with the text under the pseudonym M.J.Farrell used at that time by Molly Keane. Foxhunting, point to polnt, fishing and shooting in Ireland with lovely illustrations. 11.50


6326. Keenan, Margaret: Moyard The Case for Demolition.

Belfast: Moyard Housing Action Committee 1982. 16pp. illustrated, paper covers, very good. Residents campaign to have a run down housing area rebuilt. This was agreed and actioned. 10.00


6602. Kelly, Deirdre: Four Roads to Dublin The History of Ranelagh, Rathmines and Leeson street.

Dublin: O'Brien Press 1995. 256 pp. illustrated, maps, very good, near fine in dustwrapper. An excellent local study of this delightful south Dublin suburb. 16.50


15605. Kenny, James G., editor: As The Crow Flies Over Rough Terrain. Incorporating the Diary 1827/1828 and more of a Divine.

Newtownabbey: James G Kenny, 1988. 429 pp. 21.5 x 14.4 cm. The third book by this author about the area around Crebilly, Co. Antrim. The diary is of the Reverend Robert Magill. Useful genealogical interest. Profusely illustrated. Gold-blocked green boards, in very good condition. Now scarce. 95.00


10712. Kerr, D. Glen: Along the Fisherman's Pad Tales of Country Life from a Bygone Era

Coleraine: Published for Dr. J. Kerr Garvagh 1988 120 pp. hardback, in a v.g. dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. Written in the 1940's about his experiences among the people of the mountain areas of Derry and Tyrone. An enjoyable read. 10.00


16900. Kilgannon, Tadhg: Sligo and its Surroundings A Descriptive and Pictorial Guide to the History Scenery , Antiquities, and places of interest in and around Sligo.

Sligo: Kilgannon & Sons, 1926. xxii+360 pp. 18.5 x 13 cm. 145 illustrations. Gold-blocked green boards, with a dustwrapper. The book has an old damp stain affecting the spine and the boards near the spine, not, however, affecting the pages of the book. The light flimsy dustwrapper is worn so that overall this should be seen as a fair minus copy. It is however very scarce. 150.00


15337. Kilmacrew and District Rural Community Group.: A Brief History of Kilmacrew & District.

Banbridge: Kilmacrew and District Rural Community Group, c2005. 21 by 15 cms. 106 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition, almost as new. 20.00


16934. King, Mike: Down Town 120 years of Downpatrick's shops in photographs.

Downpatrick: Down County Museum, 2011. 49 pp. 21 x 29.5 cm. A walking guide to six of Downpatrick's main thoroughfares. Great mix of 285 historic and modern photographs, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. Slight edge wear to covers, o/w in very good condition. 20.00


7494. Kirkpatrick, Noel: In the Shadow of the Gantries.

Belfast: Alkon Press, 1992. 107pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Reflections of a lost era in East Belfast. Chapters on Harland & Wolff, the Lagan Canal, the Blitz, and Powered Bicycles. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


10296. Kirkpatrick, Noel: Take A Second Look Around County Down.

Comber: Alkon Press, 1993. 231 pp. 21 x 15 cm. A wander round northern County Down. Copiously illustrated. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


8917. Kissane, Noel: Ex Camera 1860-1960. Photographs From the Collections of The National library of Ireland.

Dublin: National Library of Ireland 1990. 22 by 21.5 cms. 96 pp. illustrated, softback, in very good condition. 12.00


17387. Knight of Glin, David J. Griffin, Nicholas K. Robinson.: Vanishing Country Houses of Ireland.

Dublin: Irish Architectural Archive and The Irish Georgian Society, 1989. Second edition. 161 pp. 29 x 26 cm. 195 b&w photographs. Gold-blocked green boards. In very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. This sad litany of architectural and historic loss only covers the Republic of Ireland and does not include Northern Ireland. An important study. 18.00


13067. Krauskopf, Sharma: Irish Lighthouses.

Belfast Appletree Press 2001. 27.5 by 21.5 cms.95pp. illustrated, map, softcovers, minor edgewear on bottom front cover, and previous owner's name on titlepage, otherwise good. 8.00


18231. Laganside Corporation: Turning the tide for Belfast Laganside Corporation1989-2007.

Belfast: Laganside Corporation, 2007. 119 pp. 31x 25 cm. 126 illustrations in colour. Map. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. Details and illustrates the work of the Laganside Development Corporation. 15.00


18035. Lalor, Brian and Eilean Ni Chuilleanain: Cork.

Cork: Gallery Books, 1978. Reprint. 103 pp. 28 x 21.5 cm. Plain white glazed card covers, in a pictorial matt card dw, in very good condition. Drawings by Brian Lalor and Poems by Eilean ni Chuilleanain. An attractive combination of poems and black and white drawings of Cork landmarks. 70 b&w drawings, many full-page, and a map. 12.00


10684. Lamplugh, G.W., Kilroe, J.R., McHenry, A., Seymour, H.J., Wright, W.R., and Muff, H. B: Memoir of the Geological Survey Ireland. The Geology of the Country around Belfast. (Explanation of the Belfast Coloured -Printed Drift Map)

Dublin: H.M.S.O. 1904. The First Edition. 166 pp. illustrated, index pages duplicated, paper covers, owners name on cover and the stamp of the Ordnance Survey Office Dublin. spine largely gone, rear cover detatched but present, internally clean and tight. 23.00


18727. Larmour, Paul: Belfast An Illustrated Architectural Guide.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press,1987. xii + 120 pp. 29.5 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated in b&w, and with 20 coloured plates. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition. An excellent record of of the rich heritage of buildings and architectural interest in Belfast. 18.00


7956. Larmour, Paul: The Architectural Heritage of Malone and Stranmillis.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1991. 20.5 by 15 cms. 186 pp. An excellent record of of the rich heritage of buildings and architectural interest in this area of South Belfast. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition, almost as new . 10.00


12719. Lavelle, Des: Skellig Island Outpost of Europe.

Dublin: The O,Brien Press second edition 1977. 25.5 by 19 cms. 112pp. illustrated, hardback, good in a good dustwrapper. An autographed inscription from the author on the half title page. 15.00


15895. Lavine, Kirsten+2 copies with Conor MacCarthy: Twin Spire Life A Social History of St. Peter's.

Belfast: Cathedral Community Services, 2002. 151pp. 25 x 18.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial matt card covers, in very good condition. Inscription by Kirsten Lavine on the half-title page. 15.00


18466. Lewis, Samuel: A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate, Market, and Post Towns, Parishes, and Villages, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions, Embellished with Engravings of Arms of the Cities....

London: Published by S. Lewis and Co., 1846. ... Bishoprics, Corporate Towns, and Boroughs, and of the Seals of the Several Municipal Corpoations. Volume 2 only, of 2 volumes, covering K to Z. 704 pp. 29 x 23 cm. Embossed dark green boards, and 5-panel spine with gilt lining and titling. Light shelfwear to boards, lower spine extremity slightly damaged, and corners bumped. Partially unopened. One very discreet library impressed stamp. A fair to good copy. The Dictionary is useful, having been published before The Great Famine. 100.00


17804. Lewis, Samuel: Counties Londonderry & Donegal A Topographical Dictionary of the Parishes, Villages, and Towns of These Counties in the 1830s.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 2004. v + 110 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. Preface by Brian M. Walker. Illustrated with contemporary maps and engravings. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. The text, of course, is from the 1837 edition of Lewis. 12.00


12159. Lewis, Samuel: County Antrim - A Topographical Dictionary of the Parishes, Villages and Towns of County Antrim in the 1830s.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 2002. vi + 90 pp. 30 x 20 cm. "Illustrated with Contemporary Maps and Engravings". Profusely illustrated, with useful Preface by Dr Brian M Walker. Glazed pictorial covers. In very good condition. 15.00


10107. Lincoln, Colm: Dublin as a Work of Art.

Dublin: O'Brien Press 1992. 224 pp. illustrated with photographs by Alan O'Connor, hardback, with v.g. dustwrapper. Three chapters cover The Quays, Gardiner's Dublin and Town and Gown. A topographical odessey, forming a narrative of how Dublin came to be what it is today. 12.00


10324. Lisbarnett Lisbane Community Association: Landmarks of the lives of Lisbane Folk.

Lisbarnett Lisbane Community Association 2004. 52 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Memories of the Lisbane area of County Down from local people. 6.00


10447. Logan, C. J. H: The Ulster at Dundonald.

Belfast: The Ulster Hospital 2001. iv+76 pp. illustrated, hardback, very good, almost as new in a v.g. dustwrapper. A short but comprehensive history of this East Belfast Hospital which started life in 1872, for children and women. 15.00


18185. Loughrey, S. V. P., editor: Ordnance Survey Memoir for the Parish of Ballinascreen 1836-1837.

Ballinascreen: Ballinascreen Historical Society, 1981. (2) + vii + 84 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Numerous drawings. Numerous tables. Appendices. Index. Semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. 20.00


18711. Lowry, Mary: The Story of Belfast and Its Surroundings.

London: Headley Brothers, (1913). 189 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Foreword by the Earl of Shaftesbury. 37 illustrations. Bibliography. Gold-blocked blue boards, wih mounted illustration. Minor wear to boards, o/w in good condition. 40.00


18385. Lyttle, Wesley Guard: Daft Eddie or The Smugglers of Strangford Lough.

Newcastle: Mourne Observer Press, 1979. Republished, with appendix. 86 pp. 25 x 19 cm. 22 illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards, in good condition, in a good dustwrapper. Internally tight, bright, and clean. First published in the North Down Herald, and later in book form c1890. Not reprinted since 1979, as far as we know. Lyttle, 1844-1896, was the author of Robin's Readings, Betsy Grey, My Bangor, and Daft Eddie or the Smugglers of Strangford Lough. 25.00


11886. Lyttle, Wesley Guard: The Bangor Season what's to be seen and how to see it.

Belfast: The Appletree Press 1985. Also includes The Parables of the Rulers A Skit upon the doings of the Bangor Town Commissioners. 17.5 x 10.5 cm. 61 pp. +advertisments, soft covers. An abridged facsimile edition of the first edition of 1885. In very good condition. Lyttle was Robin of Robin's readings and author of Betsy Grey etc. 9.50


18034. M'Comb: M'Comb's Guide to Belfast, The Giant's Causeway, and The Adjoining Districts of The Counties of Antrim and Down, ....

Wakefield, Yorkshire: S.R. Publishers Ltd, 1970. ...with an account of the Battle of Ballynahinch, and the celebrated mineral waters of that neighbourhood. Irish Reprints. Illustrated with numerous Engravings, and a Map of Belfast. A facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1861. xvi + 198 pp. 20.5 x 13 cm. Folded map. 15 illustrations. Gold-blocked red boards, in very good condition, in a good dustwrapper. 20.00


18542. Mac Giollarnath, Sean: Conamara.

Dublin: At the Sign of theThree candles, 1954. Irish Life and Culture IV Conamara. 77pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. 6 illustrations by Rowel Friers. Map. Printed matt card covers. The half title has the name Anthony Weir, Irish poet and artist. In good condition.. 10.00


18184. MacCloskey, John, edited by David O'Kane: Statistical Reports of Six Derry Parishes 1821

Ballinascreen: Ballinascreen Historical Society, 1983. x + 110 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Footnotes. Numerous tables. Appendices. Index. Pictorial matt card covers. In almost new condition. The six parishes are Ballinascreen, Kilcronaghan, Desertmartin, Banagher, Dungiven, and Boveva. 12.50


553. Mackay, John: The Rape of Ireland or Ireland Irredenta.

Dublin: The Talbot Press Limited, 1940. 280 pp, 22 x 14 cm. 8 illustrations. The subject is forestry replanting, the re-use of waste land, etc. 15.00


6872. MacLiammoir Michael: Ireland.

London: Thames and Hudson, 1970. Third printing of 1966 book. 224pp. 31.5 x 22.5 cm. 113 photogravure plates, 10 colour plates and 5 maps. Photographs by Edwin Smith and notes on the plates by Olive Cook. Gold-blocked green boards in price-clipped dw. 18.00


15865. MacLoughlin, Adrian: The City of Belfast.

Dublin: Swift Publications, 1982. 110 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Well illustrated. Pictorial matt card covers. Previous owner's signature on the title page, otherwise in very good condition. 15.00


4526. MacMahon, Michael: Portumna Castle and its Lords.

Nenagh: Michael MacMahon, 1983. 31 pp. 19 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated with six sketches, ten plates, two plans, a family tree of the de Burghs, and a bibliography. Pictorial card covers. Very good condition. 20.00


10735. MacManus, Seumas: The Rocky Road to Dublin

New York: The Devin-Adair Company 1947. 324 pp. hardback, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. An autobiography 8.00


11094. MacThomais, Eamon: Me Jewel and Darlin' Dublin.

Dublin: The O'Brien Press third edition 1977. 25.5 by 19 cms. 144 pp. illustrated, pictorial endpapers, illustrated by Michael O'Brien, hardback, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper. 10.00


7862. Magee, John: A Journey Through Lecale Historic Photographs of County Down from the W.A. Green Collection in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press n.d. 18 by 21 cms. 92 pp. illustrated, paperback, very good. Photographs of Downpatrick and the Lecale area to the south, including, Ardglass, Killough, Tyrella, Dundrum. 14.50


18728. Maguire, W. A: A Century in Focus Photography and Photographers in the North of Ireland 1839-1939.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 2000. xii + 172 pp. 28 x 22.5 cm. 130 illustrations. Gold-blocked black boards. In very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. Almost as new. A comprehensive list of all known photographers and studios is included. Bibliography. Index. 20.00


16779. Maguire, W. A.: Belfast A History.

Lancaster: Carnegie Publishing Ltd, 2009. First edition. 188 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. Copiously illustrated with plates and maps, many in colour. Notes and References, Bibliography, and Index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


18647. Maguire, W.A.: Caught in Time The Photographs of Alexander Hogg of Belfast 1870 - 1939.

Belfast: The Friar's Bush Press, 1991. Reprint. xxv + 202 pp. 21 x 26 cm. Splendid photographs of Belfast and the North of Ireland showing all aspects of life. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


2227. Maguire, W.A.: Caught in Time The Photographs of Alexander Hogg of Belfast 1870 - 1939.

Belfast: The Friar's Bush Press, 1986. First edition. xxv + 202 pp. 21 x 26 cm. Splendid photographs of Belfast and the North of Ireland showing all aspects of life. Hardback, in a good dustwrapper. Slight spotting of ffep, o/w near mint condition. 10.00


17792. Maguire, WA: Heydays Fair-Days and Not-So-Good Old Days....

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1986. ....A Fermanagh estate and village in the photographs of the Langham Family 1890-1918. 83 pp. 18 x 21 cm. 74 photographs. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


16950. Mahaffy, Rev JP, Rev JW Stubbs, Sir R Ball, Rev TK Abbott, UR Burke, WM Dixon, and EP Wright: Records of The Tercentenary Festival of the University of Dublin,1892.

Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, & Co, 1894. First edition. xiii + 328 pp. 26 x 19 cm. The official history of the celebrations of the tercentenary. Title page printed in black and red. Appendixes. Index. Quarter leather-backed green cloth boards, with gold-blocked titles and decorations. No dw. "John J Bean 9 Trinity College Dublin 1894" neatly written at the top of the Preface. The leather spine is scuffed. Unpackaged weight 1,600g. 40.00


16949. Mahaffy, Rev JP, Rev JW Stubbs, Sir R Ball, Rev TK Abbott, UR Burke, WM Dixon, and EP Wright: The Book of Trinity College, Dublin 1591- 1891 .

Belfast: Marcus Ward & Co, Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co, 1892. First edition. xii + 316 pp. 29 x 22.5 cm. The official history of TCD, prepared for the tercentenary in 1891. Title page printed in black and red. Frontispiece and 70 plates and illustrations from engravings, and portraits. Folding plan. Lists of subscribers. Quarter vellum-backed green cloth boards, with gold-blocked titles and decorations. T.e.g. The top of the front board is stained. "A.M. Wilson T.C.D. 1946-1951" neatly written on ffep. Heavily-repaired dw. Unpackaged weight 2,300g. 40.00


7363. Marmion, Anthony: The Ancient and Modern History of the Maritime Ports of Ireland.

London: Printed for the Author Fourth edition 1860. liv+665, subscribers' list. Dark green boards showing a bit of wear and light fading. Internally a very good tight clean copy, some pages uncut. A scarce title but an important study. "Nations like men require time and vigorous exertion to mature their strength. An extension of commerce and manufactures in Ireland, and the consequent remunerative employment of its population, are well calculated to achieve these objects....." 125.00


1758. Marshall, Robert: Fifty Years on the Grosvenor Road an Account of the rise and Progress of the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast during the Years 1903-1953

Belfast: 1953. xvi + 139pp. illustrated, 25 x 18.5 cm. Worn cloth, faded spine. 10.00


11897. Marshall, Robert: The Queen's University of Belfast Services Club 1918-1968.

Belfast: Q.U.B. 1968 24.5 by 17.5 cms. 24 pp. illustrated, hardback, blue boards with gilt crest and title on front board, in very good fresh condition. 23.00


18508. Marshall, Ronald: Methodist College Belfast The First Hundred Years.

Belfast: Governors of Methodist College, 1968. xi + 220 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Twenty-two illustrations. Incorporation, Governors, staff, pupils, sports,buildings, grounds, Two Wars, educational reform, and index. Gold-blocked black boards. Some wear to top of dw, o/w very good. 10.00


485. Marshall, Ronald: Stranmillis College Belfast 1922 - 1972.

Belfast: Stranmillis College, c1973. 141pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. 141 pp. 3 illustrations, map, gold blocked blue boards, no dustwrapper. The history of this teacher training college. Good. 12.00


12949. Marson, Peter: Belmore The Lowry Corrys of Castle Coole 1646 - 1913.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation 2007. 27 by 20.5 cms. xiii+290 pp. illustrated, autographed by the author on the half title. Hardback, with dustwrapper, in very good condition, almost as new. The story of the Lowry and Corry family and the construction of one of the most beautiful neo-classical houses in these islands, Castlecoole, now cared for by the National Trust. 45.00


15935. Mason, William Shaw: Statistical Account, or Parochial Survey of Ireland. Drawn up from the Communications of the Clergy. Volume II.

Dublin: John Cuming, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Browne, and Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1816. The second volume only, of three. lxxxvii+560 pp. 23 x 14 cm. Nine maps and plans, several folding. In its original boards. Corners bumped but otherwise in very good condition. Parishes in this volume include: Aghalee, Co. Antrim; Annahilt, Down; Arklow, Wicklow; Ballymascanlon, Louth; Ballymoyer, Armagh; Cahircorney, Limerick; Carrick, Tipperary; Clonmacnois, Kings County; Culdaff, Derry; Cloncha, Donegal; Devenish, Fermanagh; Faughart, Louth; Glenavy, Antrim; Inver, Donegal; Kilfergus, Limerick; Kilgeriff, Cork; Killuken, Roscommon; Killmacahill, Kilkenny; Kilmactige, Sligo; Kilmore, Roscommon; Kilrush, Clare; Ramoan, Antrim; Seagoe, Armagh; and Whitechurch, Wexford. 550.00


10762. Maxwell, Constantia: Dublin Under the Georges 1714 - 1830

London: Harrap & Co. Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co 1946. 331 pp. illustrated, folding map, grey linen and cloth boards, no dustwrapper, a little foxing to endpapers otherwise in good condition. First published in 1936 this first postwar edition is printed on the poorer quality paper which reflected contemporary shortages. A classic study. 15.00


6939. Maxwell, W. H.: Wild Sports of the West.

Dublin: The Talbot Press, c1915. Every Irishman's Library. xix+398 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. A classic book about country sports in the west of Ireland. Introduction by the Right Honorable The Earl of Dunraven, and Frontispiece by George Morrow. Gold-blocked embossed green boards, a little faded. Boards embossed with Celtic designs. Very small area torn off margins of page 7 and page 45 but no loss of text: torn in production? Back of frontispiece inscribed "Sam Ellison Jnr from A.T. Herdman March 1916", o/w in good condition. 60.00


8722. McAughtry, Sam: My Own Place Writings about The Ards by the People of the Ards.

Newtownards: n.d. c.1991. 79 pp. illustrated by Andy Pancott. Paperback, covers a bit rubbed and becoming detached otherwise good. 5.00


11545. McAuley, Leon: The Fountain People from the Fountain

Belfast Londonderry: The Arts Council & The Verbal Arts Centre 1993. 25 by 17 cms. 152 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. A photo essay of The Fountain estate in Derry / Londonderry, the last loyalist area on the west bank. 10.00


14576. McBride, Patrick G: Watertop Where the Curlew Flies.

Cushendall: Patrick G McBride, 1990. iv + 134 pp. 21 x 15 cm. The very best sort of family and local history, with lots of plates, drawings, and anecdotes. Signed by the author. Pictorial glazed card covers, showing slight shelf-wear, o/w In good condition. 15.00


17778. McBrierty, Vincent J, editor: The Howth Peninsula Its History, Lore & Legend.

Dublin: North Dublin Round Table, 1981. x + 166 pp. 28.9 x 21 cm. 180 illustrations, including maps. There are a further 8 coloured plates. Gold-blocked dark-red faux-leather boards, no dw. The pastedowns have traces of the sellotape that had secured a dw, o/w in very good condition. A t the end are a few loose inserts re Howth. 25.00


15606. McCavery, Trevor: Newtown A History of Newtownards.

Dundonald: White Row Press, 1994 First edition. 221 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. A comprehensive history of the town of Newtownards, Co Down. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 23.00


14489. McClelland, Gillian, with Diana Hadden: Pioneering Women Riddel Hall and Queen's University Belfast.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2005. xv+214 pp. 27 x 20 cm. Copiously illustrated in colour and b&w., The Hall was founded as a residence for female students at Queen's University. Hardback, in a very good dustwrapper. 15.00


14254. McClintock, major H. S.: Random Stories Chiefly Irish.

Belfast: Marcus Ward & Co. n.d. (1895) 147 pp. illustrated with drawings, decorative headpieces and decorated capitals, hardback blue boards gilt titling, boards and spine extremities lightly rubbed, spine a little faded, otherwise very good. Contains a letter from the author's daughter Emily McClintock sending the book, written by her father, as a gift to a Mrs Walden who was going with Mr Walden to a new parish. The stories are from the Louth/Down area mostly. A scarce title not often found. 65.00


6315. McConnell, Charles: Ramparts The Defences of Carrickfergus.

Carrickfergus: Carmac Books 2002. 68 pp. illustrated, paper covers, one of a series of books on local history, very good. 6.00


18021. McCorry, Francis X: Journeys in County Armagh and Adjoining Districts An Exploration of Landscape, Population, Worship and Diversity.

Lurgan: Inglewood Press, 2000. iii + 296 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Plans. Gold-blocked brown boards, in very good condition, in a slightly rubbed dustwrapper. Inscribed by author on the title page. A valuable study. This is a heavy book. Unpackaged weight 1.400g. 45.00


18020. McCorry, Francis X.: Lurgan: An Irish Provincial Town, 1610-1970.

Lurgan: Inglewood Press, 1993. 194 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. 64 illustrations in b&w. 44 tables. Maps and plans. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a slightly-rubbed dustwrapper. Inscribed by author on the half-title page. Based on a PhD. thesis, Q.U.B.,1986. An important study. Unpackaged weight 1,100g. 45.00


13367. McCreary, Alf: A Vintage Port Larne and its People.

Antrim: Greystone Press, 2000. 197 pp. 27.5 x 20.5 cm. Profusely illustrated, in colour and b&w. Hardback, in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's label on ffep, otherwise a very fresh copy. 30.00


15051. McCreary, Alf: Coca-Cola A Passion for Success. From Belfast to Belarus and from Athens to Atlanta.

Antrim: Greystone Books, 2000. ix+200 pp. 27.5 x 20 cm. The story of the growth of Coca-Cola Bottlers (Ulster) Ltd., Lambeg, County Antrim. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Hardback in a very good dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep, o/w in very good condition. 20.00


17590. McCurry, Victor M.: No Room for Ghosts.

Limavady: Victor Marshall McCurry, 1999. 158 pp. 18.5 x 26.5 cm. Illustrated with sketches by the author. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


17588. McCurry, Victor M.: The Roe From Head To Toe

Limavady: Vincent Marshall McCurry, 2000. Limited edition of 1,500 copies. 113 + (5) pp. 18.5 x 26.5 cm. 60 illustrations by the author, of which 30 are in colour. Bibliography. Pictorial semi matt card covers. In very good condition. 20.00


18488. McDermott,Matthew J.: Ireland's Architectural Heritage An Outline History of Irish Architecture.

Dublin: Folens & Co. Ltd, 1975. 200 pp. 24 x 18.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial matt card covers. Sun-fading to covers, otherwise in good condition. 12.00


4094. McDonald, Tom & Anderson, Robert: Memories in Focus N.E. Ulster from Old Photographs 1860-1960 Volume Three.

Coleraine: Impact Printing, 1986. First edition. 100 pp. 18 x 23 cm. 100 photographs of Coleraine, Portrush, Ballycastle and the area around, and Bibliography. Cover vignette a little rubbed otherwise in good condition. 20.00


18167. McDonald, Tom & Robert Anderson: Memories in Focus N.E. Ulster from Old Photographs 1850 - 1950.

Coleraine: Impact Printing, 1981. (vii + 120 + i pp). 19.5 x 23 cm. Illustrated with 120 plates. Bibliography. A much-collected series: this first volume of the four volumes eventually published is now very scarce. Gold-blocked brown boards, with mounted print on front board. No dw, as issued. In very good condition. This is a presentation copy, in a much heavier binding, extra blank preliminary pages, gold-blocked spine, and title page signed by Tom McDonald and Robert Anderson, and dated December, 1981. 50.00


18168. McDonald, Tom & Robert Anderson: Memories in Focus N.E. Ulster from Old Photographs 1860-1960 Volume Three.

Coleraine: Impact Printing, 1986. First edition. 100 pp. 18 x 23 cm. 100 photographs of Coleraine, Portrush, Ballycastle and the area around, and Bibliography. Gold-blocked red boards, in good condition. No dw, as issued. 23.00


15598. McDonald, Tom & Robert Anderson: Memories in Focus N.E. Ulster from Old Photographs 1850 - 1950 Volume Two.

Coleraine: Impact Printing, 1983. First edition. 117 pp. 18 x 23 cm. 117 photographs of Coleraine, Portrush, Ballycastle and the area around, and Bibliography. Gold-blocked green boards, with mounted print on front board. No dw, as issued. Neat signature on ffep, o/w in very good condition. This volume is now scarce. 24.50


4135. McDonald, Tom & Robert Anderson,: Memories in Focus N.E. Ulster from Old Photographs 1850 - 1950.

Coleraine: Impact Printing, 1981. 19 x 23 cm. Illustrated with 120 plates. Bibliography. A much-collected series: this first volume of the four volumes eventually published is now very scarce. Gold-blocked brown boards, with mounted print on front board. No dw, as issued. In very good condition. 23.00


14456. McDonnell, Randal: Cushendun in The Glens of Antrim.

Cushendun: Randal McDonnell, c2000. 67 pp. 21 x 15 cm. The author has not given any publishing details. Articles about the local area. Twenty-one illustrations. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition, almost as new. 12.00


18719. McDonnell, Randal: Randal's Ramblings in Cushendun and the Glens of Antrim.

Cushendun: Randal McDonnell, c2002. 117 pp. 30 x 21 cm. 34 illustrations. Map. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. This title seems to be quite scarce. 30.00


3562. McFetridge, Stewart.: Bellevue Belfast's Mountain Playground Things You Didn't Know or Had Forgotten.

Belfast: Stewart McFetridge, c1995. Second edition. 132 + xxiv pp. Illustrated with plates, drawings, and documents in b&w and colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. As new. Wonderfully-nostalgic local history. 18.50


17579. McKendry, S. J.: Ballyclare Remembered.

Shanway Press, 2006. 111 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 12.00


2164. McKenna, Rev. J.E. Canon, MRIA: Devenish (Lough Erne): Its History, Antiquities, and Traditions.

Dublin: MH Gill & Son and Enniskillen: Fermanagh Herald, 1931. Second edition. 124 +12pp. 20 x 13 cm. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, in tooled and gilt-stamped black leather. McKenna's magnum opus was his two-volume Parishes of Clogher. Near Mint. 55.00


13253. McKeown, Cahir: Enniskillen Reminiscences

Enniskillen: Cahir McKeown 1994. 80 pp. illustrated by the author's drawings, signed and dated by author. Softcovers, in very good condition 15.00


13513. McKibbin, Jack: Memories Under the Chestnut Tree.

Dundonald, Heath Hill, n.d. (1978). Privately printed as a nostalgic glimpse of Dundonald in bygone years when it was only a village. 42 pp. 21 x14 cm. Seventeen illustrations. Scarce item. 45.00


17123. McKinney, Jack: Where the Six Mile Water Flows Historic Photographs of the Ballyclare Area, County Antrim.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1991. 92 pp. 17.5 x 21.5 cm. 77 photographs. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


15753. McKinstry, Robert, Richard Oram, Roger Weatherup, Primrose Wilson.: The Buildings of Armagh.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1992. xviii+217 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Profusely illustrated. Folding map. Pictorial glazed card covers. Autographed on the title page by Primrose Wilson. In very good condition. 8.00


11092. McLeod, W. W. (Verax): Motor Touring in Ulster First Series.

Belfast: Belfast Newsletter 1935. 188 pp. illustrated, maps, soft covers, minor wear otherwise in very good condition. Comprising a series of articles from the Belfast Newsletter describing tours in the Counties of Antrim, Down, Armagh and Londonderry. 23.00


11093. McLeod, W. W. (Verax): Motor Touring in Ulster Second Series.

Belfast: Belfast Newsletter 1936. 212 pp. illustrated, maps, soft covers, small areas at spine extremities missing, some spotting to front cover, rusty staples, minor wear otherwise in good minus condition. Comprising a series of articles from the Belfast Newsletter describing tours in the Counties of Antrim, Down, Armagh and Londonderry. 18.00


11095. McNally, Kenneth: The Islands of Ireland.

London: Batsford 1978. 25 by 19 cms. 168 pp. illustrated with photographs by the author. hardback, very good in a slightly creased dustwrapper. A comprehensive study with excellent photographs. 15.00


15075. McNeill T.E.: Carrickfergus Castle.

Belfast, H.M.S.O. 1981. Northern Ireland Archaeological Monographs no 1. 88pp. 27 x 22 cm. The definitive study. Thirty Figures in text, and thirty Plates, including coloured frontispiece. Folding plan. Pictorial matt card covers. ln very good condition. 20.00


16781. McParland, Edward: Public Architecture in Ireland 1680-1760.

New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2001. ix + 241 pp. 34 x 25.5 cm. The ultimate book on Dublin Georgian public buildings. Beautifully-illustrated. 256 plates, many coloured. Silver-blocked gray boards, in dw. Both the book and the dw are in very good condition. 25.00


14903. McSheffrey, Gerald: Planning Derry Planning and Politics in Northern Ireland

Liverpool University Press 2000. 24.5 by 17 cms. xvi+136 pp. illustrated, softback, in very good condition. The story of the 1968 Regional Plan. 10.00


18045. Mecredy, R. J.: Cyclist & Pedestrian Guide to the Neighbourhood of Dublin.

Dublin: Mecredy & Kyle. (1891) 115 + xiii pp. 21 x 13.5 cm. 23 illustrations of scenery. A detailed guide for cyclists in the neighbourhood of Dublin outlining "a district in the form of a semi-circle reaching from Bray to Howth and extending to Enniskerry, Powerscourt Demesne, Glencree, Brittas, Rathcoole, Newcastle, Celbridge, Maynooth, Lucan, Clonee, Hollywoodrath, Chapelmidway, Swords and Malahide." Gold-blocked red boards, with minor sun fading to edges, o/w in very good condition. The adverts for cycles and cycling equipment are very interesting. The book appears to be very scarce. Copac lists only one copy in the national collections, in TCD. 75.00


17514. Mercer, Robin: Hillmount 75 Years of Growing.

Donaghadee: Cottage Publications, 2015. 107 pp. 21 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed boards. Inscribed by the author, o/w in very good condition. 15.00


18710. Meyer, Sir Robert, The Town Clerk: Public Parks Recreaion Grounds, Open Spaces and Municipal Burial Grounds.

Belfast: Cemeteries and Parks Committee, 1922. 118 pp. 22.5 x 15 cm. 33 illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition. The photographs have great value in recording how parks appeared at this time. Many of the photographs are by Welch. This appears to be a very scarce item. 150.00


13610. Midgley, C.: The Homeland A Geography of Ireland.

Belfast: The Northern Publishing Office (Belfast) Ltd., 1957. Fourth Impression of the 1954 book. 112 pp. 21 x 16.5 cm. Lots of b&w plates. Near mint condition. No dw. 10.00


14621. Millisle YFCU: Millisle YFCU Golden Jubilee 1933 1983.

Millisle: Millisle YFCU, 1983. 56 pp. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. History, cups, officials, lots of photographs of members, teams, and committees, and advertisements. Loosely inserted is the programme for the 50th Anniversay Dinner Dance. Very good condition. 10.00


11049. Ministry of Development: Mourne A Study by Technical Officers of the Ministry of Development.

Belfast: H.M.S.O., 1970. 85 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. The Mourne Area of County Down. 118 illustrations, including plates, maps, and panoramas. Also tables, graphs, and appendices. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Slight score on front cover, otherwise in very good condition. 50.00


11818. Mogey, John M: Rural Life in Northern Ireland Five Regional Studies made for the Northern Ireland Council of Social Service (Inc.).

London: Oxford University Press,1947. xiv+240 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Eight plates, 44 figures, including maps, some folding, and 65 tables Gold-blocked green boards, in a dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is a little dusty with darkened spine, otherwise the book is in very good condition. Studies of Fermanagh, Hilltown, the Braid Valley, north Down and north Antrim. A valuable study. 35.00


15613. Moneyrea Young Farmers Club: The Moneyrea Pioneer Special Golden Jubilee Edition 1933-1983.

Moneyrea: Moneyrea Young Farmers Club, 1983. 88+viii pp. 21 x 15 cm. Issued by Moneyrea Young Farmers Club to celebrate the Club's 50th Anniversary. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial matt card covers. In very good condition. An unusual item of County Down interest. 23.00


2881. Mooney, A.W. and Clark, H.W.S: Sailing Directions for East & North Coasts of Ireland.

Dublin: Irish Cruising Club 3 rd ed. 1956 viii+150 pp. maps illustrations, good in worn d.w. 10.00


16594. Mooney, P. A.: Photographic View Album of Ballyshannon Bundoran Belleek.

Ballyshannon: Independent Office, c1900. Photographed and printed by Valentine & Sons, Dundee. 16pp. 17.5 x 22.5 cm. With 20 photographs. Gold-blocked dark-green boards with decorative gilt title to front board. Joints quite tender, and some browning to title page, but otherwise good. 42.00


18712. Moore, Alfred S.: Old Belfast.

Belfast: Carter Publications, 1951. 70pp. 22 x 14 cm. Curious and entertaining sidelights on the history of Belfast. 11 charming illustrations by Raymond Piper. Gold-blocked blue spine. No dustwrapper. Bookplate removed from front pastedown, and neat signature on ffep, o/w In good condition. 15.00


5401. Morton, Grenfell: Victorian and Edwardian Newcastle.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1988. First edition. 94 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Victorian and Edwardian photographs of this ever-popular seaside resort, and vicinity. Maps, plans, postcards, menu-cards, advertisements, references, and bibliography. Pictorial glazed-card covers. Near mint. 15.00


12788. Morton, Osborne: Marine Algae of Northern Ireland.

Belfast: Ulster Museum 1994. vii+123 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. An important study. 20.00


15887. Mould, Daphne D. C. Pochin: Valencia Portrait of an Island.

Dublin: Blackwater, 1978. 143 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Eight-five illustrations. Gold-blocked brown boards, no dustwrapper. Endpapers dusty, otherwise in good condition, 45.00


16161. Moylurg Writers: Boyle The Origins The Buildings The Times.

Boyle: Moylurg Writers, 1988 191 pp. 21 x 15 cm. A series of articles on the town and its area. Profusely illustrated: personalities, groups, occasions, drawings, elevations, and documents. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In good condition. 12.00


15792. Mulcahy, Michael: A Short History of Kinsale, Ceann Saile Laidir, Acfuinneach, Teann.

Kinsale: 1968. 68 pp. 17.5 x 11 cm. Seven charming illustrations, and a line drawing in text. Folded map showing the seige of Kinsale. Bibliography. Pictorial matt card covers. A couple of small scratches on the front cover, otherwise in good condition. 10.00


16798. Mullen, Patsy: The Ins, Outs and Whereabouts of Castlewellan.

Castlwellan: Castlewellan Regeneration Limited, 1994. A reprint of the first edition of 1986. 171 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. The story of Castlewellan from the 1880s. 182 illustrations, including maps, plans, period advertisements, and documents. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Light corner crease to front cover, otherwise in very good condition. 15.00


18759. Mullin, Rev. T.H.: Families of Ballyrashane A District in Northern Ireland.

Belfast: News Letter Printing Co Ltd, 1969. vii + 386 pp. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. 35 illustrations. 8 maps. Gold-blocked brown boards, in a very good dustwrapper. This is a rare book. Rev. Mullin wrote this title, and an earlier book, "The Kirk and Parish of Ballyrashane", as a major study of this area. This book endevours to trace something of the farms in the district and of the families who farmed them. Of great value to local historians and genealogists. 150.00


15754. Mullin, T. H.: Coleraine in by-gone centuries.

Belfast: Century Services, 1976. 189 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Nineteen illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in good condition. Nowadays a very scarce title. 35.00


11900. Munn, Alfred Moore: Notes on The Place Names of The Parishes and Townlands of the County of Londonderry.

Reprinted by Ballinascreen Historical Society 1985. First published in Londonderry 1925. 28.5 by 22 cms. 271 pp. hardback, no dustwrapper. This edition is limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 494. A little fading to the edge of the front board otherwise very good. 150.00


18722. Murnane, James H. and Peader Murnane: At the Ford of the Birches The History of Ballybay, its People and Vicinity.

Monaghan: Murnane, James H. and Peader Murnane, 1999. First impression. 671 pp. 24 x 16 cm. Profusely illustrated. Maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper, almost as new. This study of Ballybay in Co. Monaghan can only be described as magisterial. It is hard to imagine that anything has been left out. A great resource. It is also a very scarce book. 165.00


3851. Murphy, Allison: When Dublin was the Capital - Northern Life Remembered.

Portaferry: Belcouver Press, 2000 vi + 168pp, 24 x 18 cm, pb. The best book of Irish reminiscences in the last hundred years, with 37 carefully-chosen and superbly-reproduced photographs, plus reproduced advertisements, newpaper-cuttings, etc, etc , in mint condition. 7.50


17190. Neely, WG: Kilkenny An Urban History, 1391 to 1843.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen's University of Belfast, 1989. xiii + 306pp. 25 x 16 cm. "One of the first modern histories of an Irish city". Eighteen illustrations, Glossary, Bibliography, Notes, Index, and endpaper maps. 50.00


14404. Neely, WG: Kilkenny An Urban History, 1391 to 1843.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen's University of Belfast, 1989. xiii + 306pp. 25 x 16 cm. "One of the first modern histories of an Irish city". Eighteen illustrations, Glossary, Bibliography, Notes, Index, and endpaper maps. The rear of the front endpaper is inscribed by the author "To my dear friends Harry and May....". Harry was Harry McConnell of Carryduff, County Down. 50.00


12224. Nelson, Charles & Brady, Aidan: Irish Gardening and Horticulture.

Dublin: Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland, 1979. 30 by 21.5 cms. 235pp. illustrated, endpaper map, hardback, in a rather worn dustwrapper. An ex-library copy, with stamps on half title and title pages, otherwise good. 23.00


15128. Nesbitt, Noel, editor: The Changing Face of Belfast.

Belfast: Ulster Museum, 1982. Ulster Museum Publication No. 183 / 249. Second (revised) edition. 47 pp. 23.5 x 18.5 cm. Deals with changes in the physical appearance of Belfast. Fifty views and six plates. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


17075. Nesbitt, Noel, editor: The Changing Face of Belfast.

Belfast: Ulster Museum, 1969. Ulster Museum Publication No. 183. First edition. 47 pp. 23.5 x 18.5 cm. Deals with changes in the physical appearance of Belfast. Frontispiece map and 48 plates. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


16329. Newhouse, Neville H: A History of Friends School Lisburn.

Lisburn: Friends School Lisburn, 1974. 148 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Seventeen illustrations. Gold-blocked green card covers. Slight damage to the edges of two leaves during production, o/w in good condition. This is the first modern history of the school and remains an important work. 23.00


6333. Northern Ireland Housing Executive: Building a Better Belfast.

Belfast: NIHE, 1991. 68 pp. 30 x 20 cm. Profusely illustrated. Glazed pictorial covers. An outline of the work of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, 1971 to 1991. Condition as new. 10.00


12955. Northern Ireland Public Record Office: Ordnance Survey Memoir for the Parish of Antrim.

Belfast: Northern Ireland Public Record Office 1969. 20.5 by 14.5 cms xlii+109+19 pp. illustrated maps. Card covers. Showing a little wear but otherwise good. Valuable material for this area before the Great Famine. 10.00


7191. O'Carroll, Joseph C: Historic Kilkenny

Kilkenny: Second Edition 1980. 20.5 by 15 cms. 76 pp. illustrated with drawings, map, plan. paperback, very good. A Guide to Historic Kilkenny. 8.00


18739. O'Donnell, E E: The Genius of Fr. Browne Ireland's Photographic Discovery.

Dublin: Wolfhound Press, 1990. 128 pp. 26 x 24.5 cm. 128 illustrations. Gold-blocked brown boards, in good condition, in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Fr. Browne, 1880-1960. 15.00


15791. O'Donoghue, Denis J: History of Bandon, Droichead Na Banndan.

Cork: Historical Guides Committee, 1970. 100 pp. 17.5 x 11 cm. Ten illustrations. Pictorial matt card covers, in very good condition. 20.00


17285. O'Donovan, Patrick: Irish Shopfronts.

Belfast: Appletree Press, 1981. First edition. (viii) + 100 pp. 20 x 20 cm. 100 superb photographs by John Murphy of shops, pubs, and post offices. Pictorial glazed-card covers. In near-mint condition. 10.00


18720. O'Hara, Eamon: Tramcars & Jamjars The Return Journey. A Collection of photographs and memories, showing the people and places around Greencastle and Whitehouse.

Newtownabbey: Eamon O'Hara, c2009. 106 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 206 illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Minor damage to upper left of the front cover where a label has been removed, otherwise very good. This was a second volume following on from Tramcars and Jamjars. It seems to be very scarce. No publishing details. No entry on Copac. 25.00


998. Owen, D.J.: History of Belfast.

Belfast and London: W. & G. Baird Limited, 1921. xvi + 459 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated with 65 plates, drawings, and maps. Notes. Chronological Table. Index. Subscribers. Previous owner's neat signature on ffep, o/w in very good fresh condition. This is the classic study of the history of the city. 75.00


6594. Parke, William K: A Fermanagh Childhood.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1988. 122 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. Life in Derrygonnelly fifty years ago. Thirteen illustrations. Inscription on half title, o/w in very good condition. 10.00


17503. Parson, H. and Building Design Partnership: Mid-Down Area A Planning Statement.

Downpatrick: Down County Council, 1972. Produced for Down County Council. 77 pp. 30 x 22 cm. Sixteen maps. Pictorial glazed card covers, in a black plastic spiral binding as issued, in very good condition. These early planning documents are now scarce but they help us to understand the continuity of particular proposals in an area. 20.00


16108. Patton, Marcus: Central Belfast A Historical Gazatteer.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1993. xiii+354 pp. 21x 15.5 cm. An architectural survey of central Belfast. Fascinating illustrations and maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 20.00


8889. Pearson, Peter: Peter Pearson's Decorative Dublin.

Dublin: The O'Brien Press 2002. 28.5 by 22 cms. 158 pp. illustrated, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper. A record and celebration of the city's decorative detail in iron brick, stone, glass, plaster, terracotta, wood, stucco, fanlights, doors, windows etc etc. 16.50


14587. Phoenix, Eamon: Two Acres of Irish History A Study through Time of Friar's Bush and Belfast 1570-1918.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2001. New Edition. 50 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 25 illustrations, including 6 maps. Pictorial matt card covers. A useful account of this old cemetery and its significance in local history. 20.00


15169. Pierce, Nicola: Ballymena City of the Seven Towers.

Belfast: Waterstone's Booksellers Ltd, 2007. 160 pp. 20.5 x 13 cm. Number 986 of Limited Edition of 1,000. Thirty-six plates. Photography by Stephen Stewart. Suggested Websites, Bibliography and Index. Gold-blocked black boards, in good, unclipped, dw. Lovely condition. 20.00


14962. Pierce, Nicola: Lisburn Phoenix from The Flames.

Belfast: Waterstone's Booksellers Ltd, 2008. 117 pp. + Bibliography and Index. 20.5 x 13 cm. Author-signed on titlepage. Number 667 of Limited Edition of 1,000. Thirty-six plates. Gold-blocked black boards, in good, unclipped, dw. 20.00


14820. Portlock, J.E.: Report on the Geology of the County of Londonderry, and of Parts of Tyrone and Fermanagh.

Dublin: Andrew Milliken, etc, 1843. 784 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. The Reports on the Geology were to accompany the Ordnance Survey of Ireland, but this was the only volume published. A great deal of economic and social history is included, as well as geology. Twenty-six woodcut illustrations in text, BUT PLEASE NOTE neither the folding, coloured, map nor any of the folding illustrations called for are present. Still a very useful source for local history. Three-quarter leather and cloth-covered boards. Professionally replaced spine, and head and tail bands. Unpackaged weight 1,200g. 65.00


18543. Praeger, R. LLoyd: Irish Landscape.

Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1961. Irish Life and Culture IV Irish Landscape as seen by a naturalist. 42pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. 9 illustrations. Map. Printed matt card covers. The half title has the name Anthony Weir, Irish poet and artist. In good condition. 10.00


18029. Price, Liam: The Place-Names of Co. Wicklow IV - The Barony of Talbotstown Lower.

Dublin:The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1953. iv + pp.185 - 280 + ix pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. 2 maps. Index. Textured matt card covers, printed black. In very good condition. 15.00


8668. Proctor, E.R. and Joseph Molloy: Belfast Scenery in Thirty Views 1832.

Belfast: Linen Hall Library, 1983. A facsimile edition. 23 x 31.5 cm. No pagination. 30 full-page acquatint plates, and 11 pages of commentary, showing houses around Belfast. Modern commentary by Fred Heatley and Hugh Dixon, covering both architecture and family history of the houses. Gold-blocked green boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. These are among the earliest views of the landscape around Belfast. Houses illustrated include Ormeau, Ballyleidy (Clandeboye), Belvoir, Bangor Castle, Crawfordsburn, Purdysburn, Suffolk, Rockport, Seaview, Lakefield, Oldpark, Wheatfield, Merville, Cultra, Ligoniel, Rathgael, Drum House, Glenburne, Whitehouse, Lambeg House, Seymour Hill, and Richmond. 30.00


18520. Pyne, Catherine J. E.: Ballygowan ... Tracking down its story.

Ballygowan: Privately published, 1986. 19 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Illustrated with drawings. Pictorial glazed card covers. In good condition. 10.00


18038. Rainey, Desmond and Laura Spence: A Chronicle of Comber The Town of Thomas Andrews Shipbuilder 1873-1912.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2011. viii +198 pp. 24 x 17 cm. 2 maps. 117 illustrations. Andrews family-tree. Index. Pictorial gold-blocked semi-matt card covers. In very good condiion. Almost as new. 12.00


16666. Reilly, Terry: Ballina One Town, Three Wars & More 1880-1923.

Ballina: Yew Plain Publishing, 2014. 431 pp. 25 x 17 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial semi-matt boards, in very good dustwrapper. As new . Another excellent study of Ballina by this local historian. Unpackaged weight 1,200g. 45.00


5443. Richardson, H., editor: The Ordnance Survey Memoirs for the Parishes of Desertmartin and Kilcronaghan 1836-1837

Ballinascreen: Ballinascreen Historical Society, 1986. (2) + ix + 94 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Numerous drawings. Numerous tables. Appendices. Index. Semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. 13.50


8179. Robinson, Tim: Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara.

Mullingar: Lilliput Pamphlets 1. 21.5 bu 14 cms. 19pp. green card covers, in very good condition. An exploratory essay by the West of Ireland's cartographer, in which he reflects on the nature and practice of his art, and provides a foretaste of work in progress. 18.00


18534. Rockport School: Rockport 1906-1986.

Holywood: Rockport School, 1986. 54 pp. 19.5 x 21 cm. 74 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. A price label has been removed from the back cover, o/w In very good condition. A well-illustrated history of this County Down school. 10.00


18732. Roden, The Earl of: Tollymore The Story of An Irish Demesne.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Society, 2005. xii + 193 pp. 27.5 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated, in colour and b&w. Maps. Plans. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. Almost as new, with a dedication on the half title from the Earl of Roden to Peter Rankin, (the late Peter Rankin, architectural historian). A lovely book. 30.00


17761. Rogers, Frank: Glass in the Glens A study of stained glass windows in churches in the Glens of Antrim.

Ballycastle, Impact Printing, 2004. 183 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. 116 illustrations in colour. Map. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Glazed pictorial boards, no dw. In very good condition. Signed by the author on the ffep. A comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated, study. 35.00


14572. Rosenfield, Judith and Ray: Group Theatre A Souvenir History.

Belfast: Group Theatre, c1975. 20 pp. 23.5 x 18 cm. Sixteen plates. Two-page spread of Group characters by Rowel Friers. Pictorial matt card covers. Biro mark on front cover, o/w in good condition. 20.00


6332. Royal Town Planning Institute Northern Section Irish Branch: Belfast Arising: Planning Handbook.

Wallington: Municipal Publicity Ltd, c1988 108 pp. 24 x 17 cm. Illustrated. Planning and development issues. Near mint, in pictorial laminated card covers. 15.00


3980. Scott, Robert: A Breath of Fresh Air The Story of Belfast's Parks.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 2000. 221 pp. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Appendix, bibliography, and index. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards, in d.w. Almost as new. 12.00


14614. Scott, Robert: Wild Belfast On Safari in the City.

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press, 2004. ix + 200 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. Flora, fauna, and wildlife sites. Lavishly illustrated in colour. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


17902. Scott, William Maddin, editor: A Hundred Years A-Milling, Commemmorating An Ulster Mill Centenary.

Omagh: published for W. & C. Scott, Ltd., by Dundalgan Press, 1956. Second edition. xxi + 317 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. An amazing compilation of material by Sir Dudley McCorkell, Margaret Scott, WF Marshall, Father McCrea, Lydia M. Foster, Harry P Swan, Mat Mulcaghey, etc., etc. Foreward by the Governor of Northern Ireland, and a section on oatmeal cookery. 59 illustrations, and lots of charming and whimsical headpieces and tailpieces. 5 folding maps. Gold-blocked red boards. No dustwrapper. Spine sunfaded, o/w in very good condition. Four-page loose insert written by the author, and signed by him, reprinting an article 'On Doing a Book'. The first edition was published in 1951: a pioneering local history of an Irish business, W. & C. Scotts' Excelsior Mills, Omagh. 45.00


18366. Seyers, William Charles: Reminiscences of Old Bangor.

Belfast: Lion Gate Press, 1983. First edition thus. Originally published in the 'County Down Spectator' in 1932 and 1933. 56 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Nine plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. Slight shelfwear. William Charles Seyers, 1854 - 1941. Amazing reminiscences of Bangor places and people. 10.00


18460. Shaffrey, Patrick and Maura: Irish Countryside Buildings Everyday Architecture in the Rural Landscape.

Dublin: O'Brien Press, 1985. 128 pp. 30 x 21cm. A classic beautifully-illustrated study. Gold-blocked green boards, in a modestly shelfworn dustwrapper. In good condition. 20.00


558. Shearman, Hugh: Ulster.

London: Robert Hale Limited, 1949. The County Books. First ed. xii + 427pp. 22 x 14 cm. 49 ilustrations. Map. Very good in a chipped d.w. 15.00


492. Simpson, Noel: The Belfast Bank 1827 - 1970.

Belfast: 1975. xiii+361 pp. maps illustrated. in a dustwrapper in very good condition. The definitive history of this Northern Irish Bank. 23.00


17583. Simpson, Robert: The Annals of Derry Showing the Rise and Progress of the Town from the earliest accounts on Record to the Plantation under King James I. - 1613...

Limavady: North-West Books, 1987 A facsimile edition of the 1847 first edition. Half-title, frontispiece, titlepage, dedication page, Preface, Contents, Errata, Introduction - the second page of which is numbered iv, and Chapter 1 - the second page of which is numbered 6, and thence to page 275. 21.5 x 15 cm. The five illustrations are not included in the pagination. The illustrations are: Londonderry in 1847 from the North East (Miller & Buchanan 21 Argyll Street Glasgow), Plan of the City in 1688/9 - Copied from a plan taken at the time by Capt. P. Neville, Plan of the Siege (folding), and Views of the Cathedral - South Side, and East End "Copied". An antiquarian account of Derry/Londonderry and the Siege. Particularly useful are the lists of names, like the Muster of the "well-armed men", with their names, and weapons, in 1622. Endpaper maps. Gold-blocked red boards, in very good condition, in a price-clipped dustwrapper. 15.00


14953. Simpson, Robert: The Annals of Derry Showing the Rise and Progress of the Town from the earliest accounts on Record to the Plantation under King James I. - 1613...

Londonderry: Hempton, 1847. ...and thence of The City of Londonderry to the Present Time. Half-title, frontispiece, titlepage, dedication page, Preface, Contents, Errata slip, Introduction - the second page of which is numbered iv, and Chapter 1 - the second page of which is numbered 6, and thence to page 275. The five illustrations are not included in the pagination. The illustrations are: Londonderry in 1847 from the North East (Miller & Buchanan 21 Argyll Street Glasgow), Plan of the City in 1688/9 - Copied from a plan taken at the time by Capt. P. Neville, Plan of the Siege (folding), and Views of the Cathedral - South Side, and East End "Copied". 19.5 x 11.5 cm. An antiquarian account of Derry/Londonderry and the Siege. Particularly useful are the lists of names, like the Muster of the "well-armed men", with their names, and weapons, in 1622. Original decorative blind-stamped olive-green boards, with Annals of Derry gold-blocked on the spine. Some foxing to rfep and final page. In remarkably good condition for its age. 325.00


17639. Slader, Bert: Beyond the Black Mountain A Journey around the Ulster of Yesterday..

Newcastle: Quest books, 1990. Reprint. 112 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Twenty-seven illustrations by Wilfred Capper, and 2 maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 12.50


9436. Smyth, Pat: Cregganconroe The Adventures of a National Assistance Man in West Tyrone 1943-1953.

Lurgan: Patrick Smyth, 1995. 84+xxvi pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated. Assisted by the Ulster Local History Trust. Smyth worked around Omagh during and just after the War as an officer with the Assistance Board. A fascinating description of social conditions in the area and the character of local people. Pictorial glazed card covers, in good condition. Scarce. 15.00


16169. Sniffer (Scotland & Northern Ireland Forum For Environmental Research): Implications of Climate Change for Northern Ireland: Informing Strategy Development.

Belfast: H.M.S.O., 2002. 175 pp. 29 x 21 cm. Maps, graphs, diagrams, references, and appendices. Semi-matt card covers. Some rubbing to covers, otherwise good. 10.00


7483. Speers, Sheela: Under the Big Lamp Historic Photographs of the county and town of Carrickfergus.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1989. First edition. 86 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. 84 photographs. 3 maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, probably unread. A fascinating selection of photographs of the town and its surroundings. 12.00


17470. Stalley, Roger A.: Architecture and Sculpture in Ireland.

Dublin: Gill and Macmillan,1971. 149 pp. 24 x 20.5 cm. 75 plates. 20 plans. Gold-blocked gray bpards. No dustwrapper. Ex- library, with a library stamp on the front pastedown, and a shelf-mark on spine, o/w in good condition. 10.00


18175. Stewart-Moore, Kath: Royal Portrush Ladies - a Backward Glance.

Coleraine: Royal Portrush Golf Club Ladies' Branch, 1992. 128 pp. 18.5 x 22.5 cm. Extensively illustrated with archive and modern photographs. Endpaper maps of the course for the Ladies Championship 1895. Gold-blocked burgundy boards. No dustwrapper, as issued. In very good condition. Original matching bookmark loosely inserted. Now a scarce item. 70.00


18002. Stout, Geraldine: Newgrange and the Bend of the Boyne.

Cork: Cork University Press, 2002. Irish Rural Landscapes: Volume I. xxiii + 233 pp. 30.5 x 24.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour, with lots of maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a very good dw. Almost as new. Unpackaged weight 1,500g. This is a heavy book, overseas shipping will require extra postage. 20.00


11053. Strain, R.W.M.: Belfast and its Charitable Society A Story of Urban Social Development.

London: Oxford University Press, 1961. xvi+333 pp. with 80 illustrations, endpaper maps, hardback, foreedge spotting , in fair/good condition in a rather edgeworn, rubbed dustwrapper. The Society was a significant factor in the social history of the town. This is an important secondary source for the history of Belfast. 42.00


14398. Strain, R.W.M.: The History and Associations of the Belfast Charitable Society.

Belfast: The Ulster Medical Journal, 1953, 1971. 1971 Reprint, with amendments, from The Ulster Medical Journal 22, pp31-60. 30pp. 24 x 17 cm. The twelve plates have nineteen illustrations and maps, and the frontispiece is Raymond Piper's 1952 drawing of Clifton House. Yellow card covers, in v.g. condition. 15.00


15233. Strain, R.W.M.: The History and Associations of the Belfast Charitable Society.

Belfast: The Ulster Medical Journal, 1953, 1967. 1967 Reprint, with amendments, from The Ulster Medical Journal 22, pp31-60. 30pp. 24 x 17 cm. The twelve plates have nineteen illustrations and maps, and the frontispiece is Raymond Piper's 1952 drawing of Clifton House. Buff card covers, in v.g. condition. 15.00


1931. Strain, R.W.M.: The History and Associations of the Belfast Charitable Society.

Belfast: The Ulster Medical Journal, 1953. 1953 Reprint from The Ulster Medical Journal 22, pp31-60. 30pp. 24 x 17 cm. The twelve plates have nineteen illustrations and maps, and the frontispiece is Raymond Piper's 1952 drawing of Clifton House. Gray card covers, in v.g. condition. 15.00


13926. Stuart, James: Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh by James Stuart

Dublin: Browne & Nolan Ld and M.H. Gill & Son, 1910. New Edition revised, corrected and largely re-written by Rev. Ambrose Coleman, O.P. xxiv+477 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Stuart's Armagh "having been written by a Protestant, and mainly for Protestant readers, the work would not be acceptable, without many modifications, to the Catholic public, for whom the re-issue has been chiefly intended". It having "occurred to his Eminence, Cardinal Logue, to have the work re-edited" Cardinal Logue himself granted the book the Imprimatur, and it was issued with a photograph of the Cardinal as the frontispiece. A preliminary page carries a printed label stating "His Eminence Cardinal Logue, presents this volume as a souvenir of the National Cathedral Bazaar, July, 1900" and the ffep is inscribed "Convent of Mercy, Crumlin Road, Belfast". The twelve maps and illustrations called for are present. There is an Index. The book is in its original binding, with only very slight wear to the top and bottom of the spine. There is some foxing of the preliminaries, including the title page, and of pages 441-443 and Plate 11. 95.00


3180. Sweetnam, Robin and Nimmons, Cecil: Port of Belfast 1785-1985 - An Historical Review.

Belfast: The Belfast Harbour Commissioners, 1985. vii+103pp. 25.5 x 1.5 cm. Illustrated, maps, paper covers. v.g. 18.00


2939. Symons, Leslie. ed.: Land Use in Northern Ireland, The General Report of the Land Utilisation Survey of Northern Ireland.

London: University of London Press 1963. 288 pp. illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams, in a dustwrapper, v.g. Compiled in the Dept of Geography Queen University Belfast, a Dept. now closed. It was the culmination of a 25 year study programme. 25.00


13083. Templeton, George and Norman Weatherall: Images of Ireland South Belfast.

Dublin: Nonsuch Publishing 1998. 23.5 by 16.5 cms. 128 pp. illustrated with over 200 old photographs of this area of Belfast. In very good condition, almost as new. 8.00


16044. The Belfast Naturalists' Field Club: Guide to Belfast and the Adjacent Counties.

Belfast: Marcus Ward, 1874. 327+26 pp. 17 x 11 cm. 45 of 46 Plates present, and folding map. Index. Wonderful period advertisements. Wear to boards, and rear spine joint. Occasional foxing, but overall a fair copy of a very scarce guide. 44.00


18631. The Geographical Society of Ireland: Irish Geography.

Dublin: The Geographical Society of Ireland, 1960. Vol. IV, No. 2. pp 93 - 147. 22 x 14 cm. Articles include Seaports, Platforms, Rejuvenated Valleys, Quaternary, and Dromore. Printed matt card covers. 11 maps include 2 folding maps. Very good condition. 10.00


18630. The Geographical Society of Ireland: Irish Geography.

Dublin: The Geographical Society of Ireland, 1957. Vol. III, No. 4. pp171 - 226. 22 x 14 cm. Articles include Skibbereen, Galway, Ballycastle Town and Coalfield, and Glacial Lake Blessington. Printed matt card covers. 5 maps, one folding. Very good condition. 10.00


18633. The Geographical Society of Ireland: Irish Geography.

Dublin: The Geographical Society of Ireland, 1964. Vol. V, No. I. pp 1 - 107. 23.5 x 15 cm. Articles include Road Planning, Pleistocene Mayo, Glacial breaches, and industrial archaeology. Printed matt card covers. 23 maps. Very good condition. 10.00


18628. The Geographical Society of Ireland: Irish Geography.

Dublin: The Geographical Society of Ireland, 1955. Vol. III, No. 2. pp59 - 122. 22 x 14 cm. Articles include North Inishowen, The Atlantic Ferry, The South Ireland Peneplane, Raised Beaches, Caves in the Cong Area, Live Stock Fairs, and Port Forelands. Printed matt card covers. 6 maps, one folding. Very good condition. 10.00


18632. The Geographical Society of Ireland: Irish Geography.

Dublin: The Geographical Society of Ireland, 1962. Vol. IV, No. 4. pp 221 - 310. 22 x 14 cm. Articles include Lagan Navigation, Maps, Omeath, Seacliffs, and Orchards. Printed matt card covers. 9 maps include 1 folding. Very good condition. 10.00


18629. The Geographical Society of Ireland: Irish Geography.

Dublin: The Geographical Society of Ireland, 1956. Vol. III, No. 3. pp123 - 170. 22 x 14 cm. Articles include Inishbofin, The Irish Iron Industry, Glengormley, and Conacre. Printed matt card covers. 6 maps include 1 folding map. Good condition. 10.00


6891. The Government of Northern Ireland: Ulster.

Belfast: The Government of Northern Ireland, 1953. 64 pp. 27 x 21 cm. A profusely-illustrated up-beat review of Northern Ireland in Coronation Year. In pictorial textured boards. Endpaper maps. Condition vg. 15.00


14694. The National Tourist Publicity Organisation for Ireland: Official Guide to Killarney.

Dublin: The National Tourist Publicity Organisation for Ireland, c1960. viii + 31 + xxv pp, and 16pp photographic section. 17 x 10.5 cm. Splendid folding plan of the Killarney area with panorama. Pictorial matt card covers. Slight wear to front cover, o/w in good condition. 10.00


17307. The National Trust Committee for Northern Ireland: Strangford Lough.

Belfast: The National Trust Committee for Northern Ireland, 1971. 29 pp. 15 x 21 cm. Published to mark the inauguration of the Strangford Lough Wildfowl Scheme - then the largest of its kind in the British Isles. Eight essays on different aspects of the area. 22 illustrations by Deirdre Crone. Four maps. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


18753. The North Eastern Boundary Review.: Handbook of the Ulster Question.

Dublin: The Stationary Office 1923. 24 x 15.5 cm. vii+164 pp. Preface by Kevin R. O'Shiel, Director of the North Eastern Boundary Bureau. The overall map of Ireland has been removed but the other four coloured maps are present as called for. They include, the Railway Map, Map showing Market Areas of Towns, Map showing Areas of Distributuion of Dutiable Goods, and Map showing Distribution of Population. With a decorative front border designed by Theodora Harrison. Showing a little shelfwear, maps repaired where there have been old tears. It is a scarce book. 100.00


18183. The Rotary Club of Portadown: Portadown's Pictorial Past.

Portadown: The Rotary Club of Portadown, 1986. 141 pp. 15 x 41 cm. 139 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. Published to celebrate fifty years of Rotary in Portadown. First page is numbered 3, but there is no evidence of earlier pages having been removed. 25.00


15413. The Ulster Tourist Development Association Ltd.: Travel Poster: Come to Ulster for a Better Holiday.

Belfast: The Ulster Tourist Development Association Ltd, c1925. 105 x 126 cm. A large Travel Poster, coloured, showing a Paul Henry painting of Fair Head. Printer is S. Callen & Co. In very good condition, in original tube. This poster would look magnificent framed on a wall. 125.00


16809. Thompson, Heather: Weaving Webs of Wealth Two Hundred Years of Linen Manufacture in the Antrim Area.

Antrim: Area Resource Centre,1983. Second edition. 75 pp. 22 x 18 cm. Deals with the flax process, spinning, weaving, bleaching, beetling, paper mills, the Reford and Chaine families, and the York Street Flax Spinning Company. Thirty-three illustrations, including maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in a white metal binding. In very good condition. Good local material for historians, students, industrial archaeologists, and the like. 15.00


9160. Thuillier, John R.: History of Kinsale A Field Study Approach.

Kinsale: 1987. 77 pp. illustrated, maps, paperback, in bvery good condition. A useful history of this attractive Irish town. 10.00


16467. Toner, Gregory and Micheal B. O Mainnin: Place-Names of Northern Ireland Volume One County Down I Newry and South-West Down.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies, 1992 xxi+301pp. 24.5 x 17 cm. The Northern Ireland Place-Name Project, Q.U.B. This is part of a series on the place names of Northern Ireland, concentrating on townland names. This volume covers Newry and South-West Down. Six Parish maps. Glazed pictorial card covers. Near mint condition. 10.00


15266. Tourist Information Centre: The Ulster Guide.

Belfast: Tourist Information Centre, c.1951. 224 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. Foreword by Lord Brookeborough, Prime Minister. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Two folding maps: Street Map of Belfast City Centre/ Belfast and Environs, 35 x 50 cm; and very nice coloured map of Northern Ireland, 35 x 50 cm, re-attached with sellotape. Pictorial card covers, in good condition. 15.00


10736. Tourist Information Centre: Ulster for The Motorist.

Belfast: Ulster Tourist Development Association 1939. 104 pp. illustrated, large folding map, maps, soft covers, part of the top corner rear cover torn off otherwise in very good condition. Very attractive, if dusty, decorative cover of a red sports car on an empty coastal road. 15.00


10691. Tourist Information Centre: Ulster Northern Ireland for The Motorist.

Belfast: Tourist Information Centre n.d. c.1930's 104 pp. illustrated, maps, soft covers, in very good condition, almost as new. Very attractive decorative cover of a car and motorcycle on an empty mountain road. 15.00


11964. Town and Country Directories: Belfast and District Trades Directory Accompanied with a Gazetteer of Ireland.

Edinburgh: Town and Country Directories, 1951. Fifty-First edition. 89+26+55 pp. 25.5 x 17.5 cm. Hardback, dark green boards. The top 3 cm. of pages 35/ and 71/72 have been cut out, boards a little stained, otherwise very good. These directories have now become quite hard to find in any condition. 55.00


18254. Turner, Brian: The Common Ground Down County Museum.

Downpatrick: Down County Museum Trust, 2015. 94 pp. 20 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. The story of this local museum, based in the eighteenth-century gaol in the county town. 10.00


16757. Turner, Brian S.: Aspects of Audleystown A Townland in Lecale

Downpatrick: Lecale and Downe Historical Society, 2014. Occasional Publications and Monographs No 3. 62 pp. 20 x 21 cm. A valuable study of this Townland. Thirty coloured illustrations,16 b&w and sepia illustrations, and 9 maps. Notes and references. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


4979. Tyrrell, WE: History of the Belfast Savings Bank.

Belfast: The Committee of Management of the Belfast Savings Bank, 1946. 127pp, 25 x 18.5 cm. Foreword by The Earl Granville, Governor of Northern Ireland. Lots of photographs of the great and the good associated with the Bank, of branches, and an early map of Belfast. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards. Very good. 18.00


15742. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Buildings at Risk Vol. 2.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, January 1995. 79 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. A second catalogue of historic buildings at risk in Northern Ireland. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial matt card covers. Very good condition. 10.00


8356. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Buildings at Risk Vol. 5.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1998. 99 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. A fifth catalogue of historic buildings at risk in Northern Ireland. Profusely illustrated, mostly in b&w. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


6037. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Buildings at Risk Some Options & Solutions and a Review

Belfast: March 2000 120 pp. illustrated, paper covers. Very good, near mint. A look back to what has happened to historic buildings at risk in Northern Ireland, a selection of good schemes, and what still needs to be done 10.00


8205. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Buildings at Risk.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, Autumn 1993. 119 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. The first catalogue of historic buildings at risk in Northern Ireland. Profusely illustrated, mostly in b&w. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 20.00


12199. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Buildings of North Derry

Belfast U.A.H.S. 1975. Prepared by W.D. Girvan. 64 pp. illustrated, maps, card covers, minor wear otherwise very good. One of a series produced by the Society. An excellent guide to the area. Includes Limavady, Ballykelly, Castlerock, Downhill, and Magilligan. 10.00


6249. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Heritage Newsletter No 2 Summer 1985.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1985. 24 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Illustrated. A regular publication of the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society. Very good, in illustrated glazed card covers. 5.00


6257. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Heritage Newsletter No 3 Summer 1986.

Belfast : Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1986. 24 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Illustrated. A regular publication of the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society. Very good in pictorial glazed card covers. 5.00


6030. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Heritage Review No.4 Spring 2001

Belfast : Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2001. 36 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated. A regular publication of the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society. Very good, in pictorial glazed card covers. 5.00


8682. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Parliament Buildings, Stormont The Building, Its Setting, Uses and Restoration.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1999. 84 pp. 21 x 22 cm. Illustrated, paperback. An historical and architectural monograph on one of the more important public buildings erected in the inter-war period. Very good condition. 10.00


11699. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: The Albert Memorial Clock.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society n.d. c.2002. 21 by 22 cms. 72 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. Produced as one of the Ulster Building Series to commemorate the restoration of this much loved Belfast landmark. 15.00


12041. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in Antrim and Ballymena.

Belfast U.A.H.S.1969. 33pp. illustrated, maps,card covers, very good. One of a series produced by the Society. prepared by D. Girvan, R. Oram and A. Rowan.. An excellent guide to the area. 10.00


12197. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in Donaghadee and Portpatrick.

Belfast: U.A.H.S., 1977. Prepared by Hugh Dixon with Kenneth Kenmuir and Jill Kennett. 49 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 65 illustrations, including maps Pictorial glazed card covers. Minor wear, otherwise good. One of a series produced by the Society. An excellent guide to the areas. 12.00


17797. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in Enniskillen.

Belfast: U.A.H.S., 1973. Prepared by Hugh Dixon. 54 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 62 illustrations, including maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. Minor wear, otherwise very good. One of a series produced by the Society. An excellent guide to the area. 12.00


10109. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in North Antrim including.. Portrush, Ballymoney, and Bushmills.

Belfast U.A.H.S.1972 51pp. illustrated, maps,card covers, very good. One of a series produced by the Society. prepared by Girvan, W.D. An excellent guide to the area. 10.00


12040. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in Portaferry Strangford.

Belfast U.A.H.S.1969. 39pp. illustrated, maps,card covers, very good. One of a series produced by the Society. prepared by G. Phillip Bell, C.E.B. Brett, Sir Robert Matthew. An excellent guide to the area. 10.00


12194. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in the Island of Rathlin.

Belfast U.A.H.S. October 1974. Prepared by C.E.B. Brett. 20 pp. illustrated, maps, card covers, minor wear otherwise good. One of a series produced by the Society. 10.00


12038. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in the Mourne Area of South Down.

Belfast U.A.H.S.1975. 83pp. illustrated, maps,card covers, very good. One of a series produced by the Society. prepared by P.J. Rankin. An excellent guide to the area. 10.00


12039. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in the town of Downpatrick.

Belfast U.A.H.S.1975. 31pp. illustrated, maps,card covers, very good. One of a series produced by the Society. prepared by Lady Dunleath, P.J. Rankin and A. J. Rowan. An excellent guide to the area. 10.00


17798. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society Survey and Recommendations for the Joy Street & Hamilton Street District of Belfast.

Belfast: U.A.H.S., 1971. Prepared by C.E.B. Brett and R. McKinstrey. 16 pp. 29 illustrations, including maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. Minor wear, otherwise very good. One of a series produced by the Society. 10.00


12195. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society and An Taisce: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in the town of Monaghan.

Belfast U.A.H.S. 1970. Prepared by C.E.B. Brett and others. 35 pp. illustrated, maps, card covers, minor wear otherwise very good. One of a series produced by the Society. An excellent guide. 12.00


6250. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society Brett, C.E.B. and Dunleath Lady: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in the Borough of Banbridge.

Belfast U.A.H.S.1969. 18 pp. illustrated, card covers, very good. One of a series produced by the Society. 6.00


6251. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society Brett, C.E.B. Dunleath, Lady. Oram, R. and Rowan, A.J: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society List of Historic Buildings Groups of Buildings Areas of Architectural Importance in the Desigmnated Area of the Craigavon Development Commission.

Belfast U.A.H.S.1970 10+12+15 pp. illustrated, maps,card covers, very good. One of a series produced by the Society. 8.00


12196. Ulster Architectural Heritage Society National Trust of Guernsey: Buildings in the town and parish of St Peter Port .

Belfast U.A.H.S. 1975. Prepared by C.E.B. Brett and others. 96 pp. illustrated, maps, card covers, minor wear otherwise very good. One of a series produced by the Society. An excellent guide. 20.00


18189. Ulster Museum: A list of the photographs in the R.J. Welch Collection in the Ulster Museum - Volume 2 Botany, Geology, and Zoology.

Belfast: Ulster Museum, 1983. 36pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. A very useful list.. 12.00


6885. Ulster Museum: A list of the photographs in the R.J. Welch Collection in the Ulster Museum - Volume 1 Topography and History.

Belfast: Ulster Museum, 1979. 110pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. This important list has maps showing the location of the photgraphs in each county. 12.00


9465. Ulster Museum Belfast: Ligoniel Village Photographs.

Belfast: Ulster Museum n.d. c.1970. Four black and white photographs of Ligoniel. Three from around 1970/73 before redevelopment demolished the area for new housing, and a map of the 1970's pre-clearance. They are 20 by 25 cms. They show Ligoniel road looking to the Methodist Church, Limehill street, and Ligoniel Place. The fourth photograph is a view looking to the Mill from the dam in the grounds of Ligoniel House with st Vincent de Paul in the distance, an older photograph from the Hogg collection. All in very good condition. 12.00


12918. Ulster Tourist Development Association Ltd: Ulster the official publication of the Ulster Tourist Development Association Ltd.

Belfast: Ulster Tourist Development Association Ltd, 1938. 312pp. 19 x 13cm. Folding plan of Belfast city centre and folding map of Ulster, each with an index. Foreword by Viscount Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. An incredible amount of information and wonderfully evocative advertisements. Profusely illustrated in b&w, with paintings by Frank McKelvey of Portstewart Strand and Donaghadee reproduced on the matt, coloured, card covers. Bruising to top and bottom of spine, o/w good. 15.00


4789. Victoria College: Victoria College Belfast Centenary 1859-1959.

Belfast: Victoria College,1959. 42pp. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. Illustrated, in a slightly worn, chipped dustwrapper. A good history of this excellent Girls Grammar School. 15.00


14479. Vinycomb, John: Historical and Descriptive Guide to the City of Belfast.

Belfast: Marcus Ward, 1895. 16 by 10.5 cms. 120 pp. illustrated, folding map with reverse birds eye view, card covers with replacement backstrip. Some light edge chipping to covers but otherwise a tight clean copy in very good condition. Quite a scarce title. 55.00


16377. Walker, Brian and Dixon, Hugh: No Mean City Belfast 1880-1914.

Belfast: The Friars Bush Press, 1998. ix+134 pp. 22 x 30 cm. Photographs by Robert French. Pictorial glazed card covers, in vg condition. 15.00


4095. Walker, Brian and Hugh Dixon: In Belfast Town 1864-1880 Early Photographs from the Lawrence Collection.

Belfast: Friars Bush Press, 1984. First edition. 48 pp. 21 x 30 cm. Forty-four early photographs from the Lawrence collection. The earliest collection of photographic views of Belfast. Notes. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Makes you really regret what was trashed and destroyed in the 20th century! 10.00


561. Walker, Brian Mercer.: Faces of Ireland, 1875 - 1925.

Belfast; Appletree Press. Leicester: Promotional Reprint Company 1992. An omnibus edition of four vols. Faces of the Past (1975), Faces of the West (1977), Faces of Munster (1977), Faces of Old Leinster (1978). First published in 1984 and here reprinted. 113+117+97+122 pp. illustrated, hardback, very good in a very good dustwrapper. A photographic and literary picture of the past. 15.00


15140. Walker, Brian Mercer.: Faces of The Past A Photographic and Literary Record of Ulster Life 1880-1915.

Belfast: Appletree Press, 1981. Reprint. 19.5 by 19.5 cms. 111 pp. An excellent collection of photographs from a variety of photographers with explanatory texts. Pictorial card covers. Very good condition. 8.00


7538. Walker, Brian Mercer.: Faces of The Past A Photographic and Literary Record of Ulster Life 1880-1915

Belfast: Appletree press 3rd imp. 1975 19.5 by 19.5 cms. 111 pp. illustrated, paperback, very good. An excellent collection of photographs from a variety of photographers with explanatory texts. 12.00


11432. Walker, Brian Mercer.: Shadows on Glass A Portfolio of Early Ulster Photography.

Belfast: The Appletree Press Ltd, 1977. First edition, Second Impression. 140 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. An excellent collection of photographs from a variety of photographers with explanatory texts. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. Slight wear to covers. 10.00


14664. Walker, Brian Mercer.: Shadows on Glass A Portfolio of Early Ulster Photography.

Belfast: Appletree Press, 1977. Second impression. 140 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. An excellent collection of photographs from a variety of photographers with explanatory texts. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


11112. Walker, J. Crampton: Irish life and Landscape.

Dublin & Cork The Talbot Press n.d. c. 1926. 28.5 by 22.5 cms. 146 pp. illustrated in monochrome and colour. a selection of Irish artists and their work. Ffep missing, silver coloured boards with green and claret titling. A useful collection not least for giving a clear artist's signature for each of the 67 works. 55.00


18257. Wallace, Duncan: Foster Green Hospital Caring Over the Century.

Belfast: Foster Green Hospital, 2007 128 pp. 21 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. The story of the hospital built for TB treatment, and paid for by the Foster Green family, Quakers and merchants in Belfast. 10.00


8906. Ward Lock & Co.: A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Belfast and Northern Ireland

London: Ward Lock 1936/37. 17 by 11 cms. xvi+192+50 pp. forty illustrations, plan of Belfast and two district maps. Some spotting here and there otherwise in very good condition. 15.00


18729. Watson, Fredeick Gilbert: All Around Lambeg Historical Walks.

Newtownards: Colourpoint Books, 2010. 28 x 22.5 cm. 248 pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked green boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. 12.00


12893. Watson, Philip S.: The Giant's Causeway and the North Antrim Coast.

Dublin: The O'Brien Press, 2006. 96 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. The history, folklore, people, geology, wildlife, and stunning landscape of this unique place. The Giant's Causeway is one of Ireland's most popular tourist attractions, with half a million visitors each year. Pictorial glazed covers. Near mint. 10.00


6771. Weatherup, Roger: Armagh Historic Photographs of the Primatial City.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, c1990. viii + 86 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. 92 Illustrations, including 3 maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. As new. 10.00


11172. Webster, Denise: A Whiff of Ulster From Old Cigarette Cards.

Belfast: Appletree Press, 1975. 18 by 23 cms. no pagination, ( 90 pp. ) illustrated, hardback, rubbing to covers otherwise good, now scarce. Faithful reproductions of original bromides and glass negatives. 23.00


11054. Welch R.: Album of Belfast Views.

Belfast: J. Thompson & Co. Donegall St. n.d. c.1900. A View Book, Camera Series, 21 by 16 cms. a series of 24 views taken from R. Welch's Platinotype series of Belfast views, hardback, dark green boards with an embossed gilt decorative cover, now a little faded, internally bright and fresh, overall in very good condition. Views include, Castle place, Art Gallery, Museum Free Library, Town Hall, Queens College, Elmwood church, Queens bridge, Teutonic in Alexandra Graving Dock, Harland & Woolfs, Queens Island, Larne Lough, Garron Tower, Grand Central Hotel, Corn Market, new Campbell College, new Harbour Office, Fortwilliam Park Church,Carlisle circus, Belfast Academy, new City Hall, Ulster Hall, Methodist College, Botanic Gardens, Presbyterian College. 45.00


16165. Whammond, G.K.: Whammond's Illustrated Guide to Dublin and Wicklow with an historical sketch of the city , and original comments.

Dublin: Robert M'Gee, 1868. Sixth edition. (23) iv+187, (8)(118) pp. 16 x 10.5 cm. Illustrated with six views and with a small map of the city. Green boards with gilt titling and decoration. A.e.g. Many excellent advertising pages, including a tipped in insert for the Royal Dublin School of Photography, 11 Upper Sackville Street, including their "solar photographic enlargements". A nice item. 95.00


16840. Whiteside, Lesley: A History of The King's Hospital.

Dublin: The King's Hospital, 1975. This is no. 244 of the first 500 copies, which have been numbered. Published to mark the tercentenary of the opening of The King's Hospital. xiii + 252 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Seventy illustrations. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards. No dw. In very good condition. 15.00


11948. Wibberley, Leonard: The Shannon Sailors A Voyage to the Heart of Ireland.

New York: William Morrow & Company 1972. 156 pp. map, hardback, in a slightly worn dustwrapper. Sailing on the Shannon. 10.00


18744. Wilson, Anthony M.: St Patrick's Town A History of Downpatrick and the Barony of Lecale.

Belfast: The Isabella Press, 1995. First edition. 243 pp. 24 x 19 cm. Profusely illustrated. Maps. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In good condition. 15.00


2210. Wilson, Des. and Kearney, Oliver: West Belfast - The Way Forward.

Belfast: September 1988 31 by 21 cms. 27pp. illustrated, one corner creased. In part a critique of the local ecclesiastical authorities as having become involved with others in a large scale commercial consortium. 5.00


16826. Wilson, H.E.: Regional Geology of Northern Ireland.

Belfast: H.M.S.O.,1972. Second impression. x+114 pp. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Eighteen plates, thirty three figures, including maps, and five tables. Glossary, bibliography, and index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


9480. Wilson, H.E. and Manning, P.I.: Geology of the Causeway Coast Memoir for one-inch geological sheet 7. Volume one.

Belfast: H.M.S.O., 1978. 72 pp. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Twenty-three plates, fourteen figures, including maps. Glossary, bibliography, and index. Pictorial matt card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


17051. Wilson, Ian: Bangor Historic Photographs of the County Down town 1870 - 1914.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1992. First edition. 92 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. 90 photographs. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, probably unread. A fascinating selection of photographs of the town and its surroundings. 10.00


15932. Wilson, Ian, editor: North Down A Century of Photographs.

Bangor: North Down Heritage Centre, 1999. 104 pp. 17.5 x 21 cm. One hundred photographs, published to celebrate the Millennium. Pictorial glazed card covers. Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise in very good condition. 10.00


17315. Wood, Helen Lanigan: Enniskillen Historic Images of an Island Town.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1990. 96 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Scholarly introduction, and 86 photographs, including two maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Historic photographs of the town. 15.00


11876. Wood, Helen Lanigan: Enniskillen Historic Images of an Island Town.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1990. 96 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. Historic photographs of the town. 10.00


17614. Workman, W. E.: Belfast International Airport.

Belfast: The Institution of Civil Engineers Northern Ireland Association, 1990. 15 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. 10 maps and aerial views. This paper was awarded the Ferguson Medal by the Association. 15.00


16121. Wright, Rev. G. N.: A Guide to the County of Wicklow. Illustrated by Engravings, after the designs of George Petrie, esq, and a large map of the County from an original survey.

London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1822. 159+8 pp. 17.5 x 11 cm. Large folding map, and 6 plates. Five plates are called for and are present: Kilruddrey House, Powerscourt Waterfall, Drumgoff Barrack, Glendalough, and Luggelaw, but there is an extra plate of Pol-a-Phuca Waterfall. The map is engraved by Sydney Hall from an original survey for Baldwin Cradock and Joy, London October 15th 1822. In the original boards but with a new spine reusing the original spine label. The map has a closed tear. Minor wear, otherwise very good. A very scarce title. 225.00


16396. Wylie, Robin: Ulster Model Schools.

Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1997. 48 pp. 21.5 x 21cm. These schools were built in the mid-nineteenth century as models for the new system of National Education in Ireland. Illustrated with plans, elevations, drawings, photographs, and interiors. Pictorial glazed card covers. The ffep is signed and dated by the author. The top corner of the ffep has been neatly removed, o/w in very good condition. A useful study. 15.00


16846. Young, Alex F. and Des Quail: Old Armagh.

Catrine: Stenlake Publishing, 2003. 48 pp. 17.5 x 24 cm. Fifty period illustrations, with useful captions. Pictorial glazed card covers. Author inscribed. 30.00


13815. Young, Arthur: A Tour in Ireland edited by Constantia Maxwell.

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press 1983. A modern reprint of the 1925 edition. xxii+244 pp. hardback, in a very good dustwrapper, in v.g. condition. Young toured Ireland in 1776,1778 and 1779. 16.00


18666. Young, Robert M.: Historical Notices of Old Belfast and Its Vicinity.

Belfast: Marcus Ward & Co., 1896. xii + 287 + (16) pp. 24.5 x 19.5 cm. A selection from the MSS collected by William Pinkerton for his intended History of Belfast, etc, etc. 123 illustrations. Gold-blocked red, thick, bevelled boards. The boards are age-darkened, a little edge-rubbed, with some wear to upper spine extremity, othewise in good condition. An indispensable book on Belfast history. Unpackaged weigh 1,600g. 85.00


18634. Young, Robert M., and W.T. Pike: Belfast and the Province of Ulster In the 20th Century. Contemporary Biographies Edited by W.T. Pike.

Brighton: W.T. Pike & Co, 1909. Pike's New Century Series. First edition. 640pp. 31.5 x 25 cm. Coloured frontispiece of Giant's Causeway, and coloured map of Ancient Ulster. Profusely illustrated. Index to Biographies. General Index. Original green quarter morocco. Gold-blocked title, and shamrocks and decoration in the six compartments of the spine. All edges gilt. Specially-made Irish linen over heavy boards. The Irish linen for this magnificent book was specially woven with the Ulster crest and four shamrocks on the front board, and the Belfast crest and four shamrocks on the back board. The abiding interest of the book is the 900 illustrated biographies, grouped under various professions. Unpackaged weight 4,000g. 350.00

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