Modern Signed First Editions

Antiquarian & Rare Books


Modern Signed First Editions

Anglo Irish Literature Poetry & History

Index: K - L


Biographies: A - B  C - E  F - G  H - J  K - L  M - N  O - P  Q - R  S - U  V - Z


Kavanagh, Patrick {1904-1967}
Collected Poems: MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1964. First Edition

Tarry Flynn: MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1965. First Edition

Collected Pruse: MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1967, First Edition
By Night Unstarred: The Goldsmith Press, The Curragh, 1977. First Edition
The Green Fool: Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, London 1971. First Thus
The Complete Poems: Goldsmith Press, Newbridge, 1992. PB
Collected Poems: Ed. Antoinette Quinn, Allen Lane, London, 2004. First Edition

About Kavanagh:
The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh by Una Agnew: The Columba
Press, Dublin, 1998. First Edition, Signed
Patrick Kavanagh, A Biography by Antoinette Quinn: Gill & Macmillan,
Dublin 2001. First Edition
No Earthly Estate by Tom Stack: The Columba Press, Dublin 2002. First Edition Reprint


Keane, Elizabeth
Sean MacBride-A Life: Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 2007. First Edition


Keane, John B.

Self-Portrait: Mercier Press, Cork, 1964. First Edition

The Celebrated Letters of John B. Keane: Wolfhound Press, 1990. First Edition


Keane, Molly {1904-1996}
Good Behaviour: Andre Deusch, London, 1981. First Edition
Time After Time: Andre Deusch, London, 1983, First Edition
Loving and Giving: Andre Deusch, London, 1988. First Edition
Queen Lear: E.P. Dutton, New York, 1988. First Edition

Molly Keane’s Ireland: Ted Smart, London, 1993. First Edition


Kearney, Richard

The Irish Mind-Exploring Intellectual Traditions: Wolfhound Press, Dublin, 1985. First Edition


Keenan, Brian
An Evil Cradling: Ted Smart, Hutchinson, London, 1992. First Edition, 1 Reprint
Turlough: Jonathan Cape, London, 2000. First Edition


Kelly, Deirdre {1938-2000}
Four Roads to Dublin, The history of Ranelagh, Rathmines and Leeson Street:
O'Brien Press, Dublin, 1996. First Reprint


Kelly, Linda

Ireland's Minstrel: I.B. Taurus, London, New York, 2006. First Edition


Kelly, Rita

Travelling West: Arlen House, Galway, 2000. First Edition


Kelly, Ronan

Bard of Erin: Penguin, Ireland, 2008. First Edition


Kennelly, Brendan
Selected Poems: Allen Figgis, Dublin,1969. PB with dedication by BK

Bread: Gallery Books, Rathgar, Dublin, 1971. PB One of 1000 copies

Shelley in Dublin: Anna Livia Books, Dublin, 1974. First Edition PB

A Kind of Trust: Gallery Books, Dublin, 1975. First Edition PB
Cromwell: Beaver Row Press 1983. Signed PB
The Book of Judas: Bloodaxe Books, 1991. First Edition PB
Medea: Bloodaxe Books, 1991, First Edition PB
Poetry My Arse: Bloodaxe, 1995. PB
The Man Made of Rain: Bloodaxe, 1998. Signed PB
Between Innocence and Peace: Mercier Press, 1993.Signed PB
Martial Art: Bloodaxe Books, 2003. Signed PB
Now: Bloodaxe Books, 2006. First Edition

Reservoir Voices: Bloodaxe, 2009. First Edition


Kettle, Tom {1880-1916}

Poems and Parodies: Talbot Press, Dublin, 1916. First Edition No DJ


Kiberd, Declan
Synge and the Irish Language: Macmillan Press, London, 1979. First Edition
Synge and the Irish Language Second Edition: Macmillan, 1993. PB, as issued and Signed.
Inventing Ireland: Jonathan Cape, London, 1995. First Edition
Irish Classics: Granta Books, London, 2000. First Edition, Signed

Ulysses and Us: Faber & Faber, London, 2009. First Edition PB


Kickham, Charles J. {1828-1882}

Knocknagow or the Homes of Tipperary: M.H. Gill and Son, Ltd., Dublin, 1962. First Thus.


Kiely, Benedict {1919-2007}
Land Without Stars: Christopher Johnson, London, 1946. First Edition, No DJ
Poor Scholar: Sheed & Ward, London, 1947. First Edition

The Cards of the Gambler: Methuen, London, 1953. First Edition

Honey Seems Bitter: Methuen, London, 1954. First Edition

There was an Ancient House: Methuen, London, 1955. First Edition

The Captain with the Whiskers: Methuen, London, 1960. First Edition

A Journey to the Seven Streams: Methuen, London, 1963. First Edition

The Cards of the Gambler: Millington, Dublin, 1973. PB
Proxopera:Gollancz, London, 1977. with dedication from BK. First Edition
All the Way to Bantry Bay: Gollancz, London, 1978. First Edition

Dublin: Oxford University Press, 1983. Inscribed
Nothing Happens in Carmincross: Gollancz, London,
1985.First Edition
A Letter to Peachtree: Godine, Boston, 1988. First Edition

Yeat’s Ireland: Aurum Press, London, 1989. First Edition
Drink to the Bird: Methuen, London, 1991. First Edition
The Waves behind Us: Methuen, London, 1999. First Edition

The Collected Stories: Methuen, London, 2001. First Edition

Selected Stories: Liberties Press, Dublin, 2011. First Edition PB


Kilroy, James

The "Playboy" Riots: Dolmen Press, Dublin, 1971. First Edition PB


Kilroy, Thomas
The Death and Resurrection of Mr. Roche: Gallery Books, Lougherew, 1969/
2002. First Edition Thus.
The Big Chapel: Faber & Faber, London, 1972. First Reprint
Talbot’s Box: Proscenium Press, Delaware, Gallery Press, Dublin, 1979. First Edition
Double Cross: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 1994. First Edition
Tea, Sex and Shakespeare: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 1998. First Edition
My Scandalous Life: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 2004. First Edition
Pirandellos: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 2007. First Edition

Christ Deliver Us! Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 2010. First Edition


Kinsella, Thomas
Poems & Translations: Atheneum, New York, 1961. First Edition. Signed

The Tain, with Brush Drawings by Louis Le Brocquy: Dolmen Press, Dublin
with Oxford University Press, 1970. First Edition

Selected Poems 1956-1968: Dolmen Press, Dublin, 1973. First Edition

Butcher's Dozen: Dedalus Press, Dublin, 1992.Wraps
The Dual Tradition: Carcanet Press, Manchester, 1995. First Edition PB
Collected Poems: Carcanet Press, Manchester, 2001. First Edition PB
A Dublin Documentary: O'Brien Press, Dublin, 2006. First Edition
Prose Occasions: Carcanet Press, Manchester, 2009. First Edition PB


Kissane, Noel

Parnell-A Documentary History: National Library of Ireland 1991. PB


Lawlor, David
Divine Right? The Pamell Split in Meath: Cork University Press, 2007. First Edition


Lavin, Mary {1912-1996}
The Becker Wives and Other Stories: Michael Joseph, London, 1946. First Edition

In the Middle of the Fields: Constable, London, 1967. First Edition

Happiness and other Stories: Constable, London, 1969. First Edition, Signed.
A Memory: Constable, London, 1972. First Edition
The Stories of Mary Lavin: Constable, London, 1974. First Edition
The Stories of Mary Lavin, Volume Two: Constable, London, 1974. First Edition
The Shrine: Constable, London, 1977. First Edition Ex. Lib.
The Stories of Mary Lavin, Volume Three: Constable, London, 1985. First Edition

A Family Likeness: Constable, London, 1985. First Edition


Le Brocquy, Sybil

Cadenus: Dolmen Press, Dublin, 1962. First Edition

Swift's Most Valuable Friend: Dolmen Press, Dublin, 1968. First Edition


Le Fanu, Sheridan

Uncle Silas: Cresset Press, London, 1947. First Edition Thus


Lecky, W.E.H.

A History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century: University of Chicago Press, 1972


Ledwidge, Francis {1891-1917}
The Poems Complete: Goldsmith Press, Dublin, 1997. First Edition PB
Selected Poems Edited by Dermot Bolger: New Island Books, Dublin, 1992. First Edition.

About Ledwidge
A Lantern on the Wave by Liam O'Meara: Riposte Books, Dublin, 1999. Fist
Edition PB as issued
The Minstrel Boy (Francis Ledwidge and the Literature of His Time} by
Hubert Dunn: Booklink (Dr. Claude Costecalde, Ireland, 2006. First Edition


Leigh Fermor, Patrick {1915-2011}

The Traveller's Tree: John Murray, London, 1950. First Edition

The Violins of Saint Jacques: John Murray, London, 1953. First Edition

The Cretan Runner by George Psychoundakis {translated by Leigh Fermor}: John Murray, London,

1955. First Edition

A Time to Keep Silence: John Murray, London, 1957. First Edition

Mani-Travels in the Southern Peloponnese: John Murray, London, 1958. First Edition

Roumeli-Travels in Northern Greece: John Murray, London, 1966. First Edition

Between the Woods and the Water: John Murray, London, 1986. First Edition

A Time to Keep Silence: Penguin Books, London, 1988. First Thus PB

Three Letters from the Andes: John Murray, London, 1991. First Edition

In Tearing Haste: John Murray, London, 2008. First Edition, 4th Printing


Leitch, Maurice

Chinese Whispers: Hutchinson, London, 1987. First Edition


Leonard, Hugh {1926-2009}
Stephen D: Evans Bros. Ltd., London & New York, 1964. First Edition

Home before Night: Ande Deutsch, London, 1979. First Edition, Signed
Out After Dark: Andre Deusch, London, 1989. First Edition, 3 Printing
Parnell and the Englishwoman: Andre Deusch, London, 1991. First Edition
Rover and Other Cats: Andre Deusch, London, 1992. First Edition
A Wild People: Methuen, London, 2001. First Edition
Fillums: Methuen, London, 2004. First Edition, Signed


Leslie, Shane {1885-1971}

Anthology of Catholic Poets: Burns Oats, London, 1952. Revised Edition


About Shane Leslie

Shane Leslie-Sublime Failure by Otto Rauchbauer: Lilliput Press, Dublin, 2009. First Edition


Levenson, Samuel
Maud Gonne: Cassell, London, 1977. First Edition


Liddy, John
The Angling Cot: Beaver Row Press, 1991. PB


Linden, Eddie

Eddie's Own Aquarius: Cahermee Publications, Dublin, 2005. First Edition

A Thorn in the Flesh: Hearing Eye, London, 2011. First Edition. Signed


Longley, Michael
No Continuing City: Gill & Macmillan, London, 1969. First Edition

An Exploded View, Poems 1969-1972: Victor Gollancz, London, 1973. First Edition Ex- Lib

Man Lying on a Wall: Victor Gollancz, London, 1976. First Edition, Ex-Lib. PB

The Echo Gate: Secker & Warburg, London, 1979. First Edition

Poems, 1963-1983: The Salamander Press, Edinburgh/ Gallery Press, Dublin, 1985, First Edition

Gorse Fires: Wake Forest University Press, 1991, First Edition Ex. Lib.

The Ghost Orchid: Cape Poetry, London, 1995, First Edition, Wraps

The Ghost Orchid: Wake Forest University Press, 1996. First Edition, Signed

Out of the Cold: Abbey Press, Belfast, 1999. No.382 0f 500. First Edition. Signed

20th Century Irish Poems {edited by Michael Longley}: Faber & Faber, 2002. First Edition

Collected Poems: Cape Poetry, London, 2006, First Edition

Love Poet Carpenter-Michael Longley at Seventy: Enitharmon Press, London, 2009, First Edition


Llywelyn, Morgan
Red Branch: William Morrow & Co., New York, 1989. First Edition
O'Sullivan's March: Heinneman, London, 1992. First Edition
1916: Tom Doherty Associates, New York, 1998. First Edition
1921: Tom Doherty Associates, New York, 2001. First Edition
1949: Tom Doherty Associates, New York, 2003. First Edition
1972: Tom Doherty Associates, New York, 2005. First Edition
1999: Tom Doherty Associates, New York, 2008. First Edition


Lynch, Brendan
Parsons Bookshop-At the Heart of Bohemian Dublin, 1949-1989: The Liffey
Press, Dublin, 2006. First Edition

Prodigals & Geniuses: The Liffey Press, Dublin, 2011. First Edition


Lynch, Patricia

Knights of God-Tales and Legends of the Irish Saints: Bodley Head, London, 1967.


Lynch, Thomas
Booking Passage-We Irish & Americans: Jonathan Cape, London, 2005. First Edition


Lynch, John
Torn Water: Fourth Estate, London, 2005. First Edition


Lyons, F.S.L.

Charles Stewart Parnell: Collins, London, 1977. First Edition, 2nd Imp.


Lysaght, Sean
The Mouth Of A River: Gallery Books, Lougherew, 2007. First Edition
Venetian Epigrams: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 2008. First Edition

Selected Poems: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 2010. First Edition

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