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Rare & Limited Editions

Below you'll find a selection of Rare & Collectible books from Kennys, including limited and rare First Editions. These are ideal for book collectors, for those who love a particular author or subject, or as a gift for that person who has everything! 

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Joyce, James

Published by Shakespeare and Company

The Eighth Edition rebound in quarter cloth, and marbled boards, but with original blue wrappers preserved in the binding.
Includes Shakespeare and Company / Sylvia Beach label tipped in.
A very nice copy.

Price: €795

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Joyce, James

8vo. Illustrated. Very good copy bound in full navy leather. Gilt inner dentelles. Top edge gilt.
Limited Edition
This is no.56 of 100 copies hand bound in full leather to commerate the Motion picture of James Joyce, Ulysses in Dublin, 1966.

Price: €1,350

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Dubliners, First Edition

Dubliners First  Dubliners First Edition

DUBLINERS - First Edition
Joyce, James

Hardback. First Edition. 

Publisher: Grant Richards
1,250 copies were printed of this the First Edition, with 746 copies bound by Richards and 504 sent to America for the US issue.
Finely rebound in full oasis goatskin and analine calf label.


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Joyce, James
Photogravures By Robert Ballagh
Introduction By Thomas Flannagan

Hardcover. 8vo. Illustrated.
Very good copy bound in quarter morocco in matching slip case.
Edition limited to 1000 copies of which the is copy no. 655.
Signed by the Editor and the Artist.

Price: €1,350.00

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Robinson, Tim

Hardback, Limited Edition, Signed by the Author.

One of a Limited Edition of 50 copies numbered 1 to 50 and five copies Bound in quarter goatskin, with raised bands, hand-tooled spine in 22 carat gold leaf, top edge gilt, marble boards with matching slipcase. Colours available are wine, green and blue colour. Bound by Kennys Bookbindery Ltd. Galway. 

Price: € 360.00

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McCann, Colum

Hardcover, Signed by the Author.
One of 75 specially bound copies.
Quarter goatskin with raised bands, hand tooled spine, top edge gilt and marble boards. Copy fine in fine slipcase.

Price: €495.00

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O'Connor, Joseph

Hardcover. Limited Edition, Signed by the Author
246pp. This leather-bound edition of Ghost Light is limited to 75 numbered copies.
Finely bound in full green leather, with decorated boards and title in gilt on front board and spine & with slip case.

Price: €225.00

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Famine Immigrants

'The Famine Immigrants Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York, 1846-1851.
Vol. I , II, III, IV, V, VI, January 1846-September 1849
Glazier Ira A Editor Tepper, Michael H.

Hundreds of thousands of Irish men, women and children fled to America through the port of New York between January 1946 and March 1851.
Each of them in the work presented here is identified with respect to his age, sex, occupation and family relationships.
Six volumes, each 800+ pages. Bound in Library buckram, published from 1983/1985.
Nineteenth Century Ireland, Irish History, Famine in Ireland

Price: € 675.00

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'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' by James Joyce
Illustrated by Brian Keogh

Leather Bound.
8vo. Illustrated.
Very good copy in full green leather. Spine and boards gilt extra. All edges gilt.

Price: €165.00

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A Memoir by Richard Murphy

Hardcover, Signed by the Author.
One of 75 specially bound copies.
Quarter goatskin with raised bands, hand tooled spine, top edge gilt and marble boards.
Copy fine in fine slipcase.

Price: €325.00

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McGahern, John

Hardback, First Edition

Published by Faber and Faber, London, 1965.

Price: €245.00

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