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THE BLACK AND TANS: BRITISH POLICE AND AUXILIARIES IN THE IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1920-1921
Written by D.M. Leeson.
Stock no. 2138095
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Black boards with gilt title to spine. During the Irish War of Independence, the British government recruited thousands of ex-soldiers to serve as constables in the Royal Irish Constabulary, the Black and Tans, while also raising a paramilitary raiding force of ex-officers: The Auxiliary Division. Between 1920-1921, these forces became the focus of bitter controversy. ISBN: 9780199598991.
Pocket edition. Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Spine is browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing.
Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. 28 colour plates + b/w illustrations. A & C Black 10 Shillings Series. 2 page original booklist + 4 page additional booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to covers, especially spine and edges. Some fraying to cloth at edges. Foxing throughout. Light browning to plates.
A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Dark blue cloth with harp and shamrock design printed in green and yellow. Gilt titles to spine. 50 tissue-guarded colour plates. 3000 copies printed. The text used is the same as the 1906 edition illustrated by Walker. This is the NEW edition with new illustrations. Front cover is a little bowed. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine, with small split to rear edge. Joints are a bit cracked, some hinges are pulled. Foxing to various degrees throughout. A couple of pages (around pages 15 / 16) have chipped/ragged page margins.
Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. 32 colour plates. Top edge gilt. A. & C. Black Colour Book, 6 Shillings Series. (Originally published in the 20 Shillings Series in 1905 with 79 illustrations). Reissue. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few small nicks to cloth. Cup ring marks to front cover. Joints are a bit cracked and starting to become weak. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.
Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles and harp vignette to front cover. 79 colour plates. Top edge gilt. A. & C. Black Colour Book, 20 shilling series. 4 page booklist to rear. Circa date taken from dates books to booklist at rear were published. Front cover is a little bowed. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Some pencil annotations (e.g. page 124 + 139) also to rear endpaper.
ROBERT THE BRUCE'S IRISH WARS: THE INVASIONS OF IRELAND 1306-1329
Written by Sean Duffy.
Stock no. 1823527
Published by Tempus. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
The history of the expeditions to Ireland by King Robert of Scotland and his brother Edward, where Robert the Bruce is traditionally said to have been inspired by the perseverance of a spider to continue his fight for Scottish independence. Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752419749. Top corners of covers and contents lightly creased.
THE BOOKSHOP ON THE QUAY
Written by Patricia Lynch. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.
Stock no. 2137060
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green covers with gilt title to spine. Two-colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Browning to top and tail of spine. A few marks to covers. Knocks along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has top corner cut off from front flap; edge-creasing and some tears; a few small areas of loss; also foxed.
Large format. Green boards, gilt title. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1871980275. Small mark to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine.
THE IRISH GUARDS IN THE GREAT WAR: THE FIRST BATTALION
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2136315
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Edited and compiled from the diaries and papers by Rudyard Kipling. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873376723. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks; faded to spine.
SNIPE AND WOODCOCK
Written by L.H. De Visme Shaw; Richard J. Ussher; Alexander Innes Shand. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2136036
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1903. Almost very good condition.
Fur, Feather & Fin series. Beige pictorial boards, red and gilt titles. B/w plates. With chapters on Snipe and Woodcock in Ireland by Ussher; Cookery by Shand. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp staining to prelims and top of page edges.
A HUNDRED YEARS A-MILLING: COMMEMORATING AN ULSTER MILL CENTENARY
Written by William Maddin Scott. Illustrated by Gray Ellis; Margaret Marshall; Colette Murnaghan.
Stock no. 2135961
Published by W. & C. Scott, Ltd.. 2nd 1956. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations; a few fold-out pages. Second edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Some browning/foxing. Colour plate has been stuck at edge of front endpaper, in front of it - so this is the first page you see when you open the book. Unsure if this was published this way - or added later.