Modern Signed First Editions

Antiquarian & Rare Books


Modern Signed First Editions

Anglo Irish Literature Poetry & History

Index: O - P


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


O’hAodha, Mícheál

The Abbey-Then and Now: Sackville Press, Dublin, 1969. First Edition PB

Siobhán: Brandon Books, Dingle, 1994. First Edition


O’Brien, Conor Cruise
The Shaping of Modern Ireland: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1960. First Edition

To Katanga and Back: Hutchinson & Co., London, 1962. First Edition, signed

Murderous Angels: Hutchinson, London, 1969. First Edition

States of Ireland: Hutchinson, London, 1972. First Edition
Passion & Cunning: Simon & Schuster, New York, 1988. First Edition
The Great Melody: Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1992. First Edition


About Conor Cruise O’Brien
To Laugh or to Weep- A Biography by Anthony J. Jordan: Blackwater Press, 1994.

First Edition PB as issued.


O’Brien, Edna

The Country Girls: Hutchinson, London, 1960. First Edition

The Lonely Girls: Random House, New York, 1962. First Edition

Girls in their Married Bliss: Jonathan Cape, London, 1964. First Edition

August is a Wicked Month: Jonathan Cape, London, 1965. First Edition, Signed

Casualties of Peace: Jonathan Cape, London, 1966. First Edition
A Pagan Place: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1970. First Edition

Night: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1972. First Edition

Mother Ireland: Weidenferid & Nicholson, London, 1976. First Edition,

Some Irish Loving: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1979. First Edition, Signed
Lantern Slides: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1990. First Edition, Signed
Wild Decembers: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1999. First Edition, Signed
James Joyce: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1999 Fist Edition, Signed
In the Forest: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 2002. First Edition PB as issued, Signed
Byron in Love: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London, 2009. First Edition, Signed


O’Brien, Flann {1911-1966}
The Hard Life: MacGibbon & Kee London, 1961. First Edition
The Dalkey Archive: MacGibbon & Kee, Londn, 1964. First Edition
An Béal Bocht le Myles na gCopaleen: ClO Dolmen Atha Cliath. 1964

The Third Policeman: MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1967. First Edition
At Swim-Two-Birds: MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1968. First Thus
The Best of Myles: McGibbon & Kee, London, 1968. First Edition
The Poor Mouth: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1973. First Edition
Stories & Plays: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, London, 1973. Fist Edition
The Various Lives of Keats, Chapman & The Brother: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, London,

1976. First Edition
Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, London, 1976. First Edition
The Hair of the Dogma: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, London, 1977. First Edition
Myles Away From Dublin: Granada, London, 1985. First Edition

Myles before Myles: Grafton Books, London, 1988. First Edition, PB


Criticism & Biography
Flann O’Brien, A Critical Introduction to his Writings by Anne Clissman:Gill
& Macmillan, Dublin,
1975. First Edition Ex. Lib.
Myles-Portraits of Brian O’Nolan edited by Timothy O’Keeffe: Martin Brian &
O’Keeffe, London, 1973. First Edition

Alive Alive O!-Flann O’Brien’s At Swim-Two-Birds edited by Rudiger Imhof: Wolfhound Press, Dublin,

1985. First Edition

No Laughing Matter by Anthony Cronin (See under Anthony Cronin)

The Brother by Micheál Ó Nualláin: Micheál Ó Nuailláin, Dublin, 2011, First PB

“Is It About A Bicycle?” Flann O’Brien in the Twenty-First Century edited by Jennika Baines:

Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2011. First Edition


O’Brien, George
The Four Green Fields: The Talbot Press Limited, Dublin, & Cork, 1936. First Edition

The Village of Longing: The Lilliput Press, Dublin, 1987. First Edition
Dancehall Days: The Lilliput Press, Dublin, 1988. First Edition


O’Brien, Mãire Cruise
The Same Age as the State: O’Brien Press, Dublin, 2003. First Edition


O’Brian, Patrick
Collected Short Stories: Harper Collins, London, 1994. First Edition
The Commodore: Norton & Co., New York. 1995 First American Edition
The Hundred Days: Harper Collins, London, 1998. First Edition
Blue at the Mizzen: Harper Collins, London, 1999. First Edition
Hussein: Harper Collins, London, 1938/ 1999. First Edition Thus


O’Byrne, Robert
Hugh Lane 1875-1915: The Lilliput Press, Dublin, 2000. First Edition

The Irish Georgian Society-A Celebration: Irish Georgian Society, 2008. First Edition


Ó Cadhain, Máirtín {1906-1970}

An tSraith Ar Lár: Sáirséal agus Dill, Baile Atha Chliath, 1967. An Chéad Chló

An tSraith Dhá Tógáil:: Sáirséal agus Dill, Baile Atha Chliath, 1970. An Chéad Chló

As an nGéibheann: Sáirséal agus Dill, Baile Atha Chliath, 1973. An Chéad Chló


O’ Callaghan, Conor

Fiction: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 2005. First Edition


O’Casey, Eileen

Eileen: St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1976. First Edition


O’Casey, Sean {1880-1964}
Rose and Crown: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., London, 1952. First Edition

The Green Crow: W.H. Allen, London, 1957. First Edition, No DJ
Under a Colored Cap: Macmillan, London, 1963. First Edition
Blasts and Benedictions: Macmillan, 1967. First Edition
The Harvest Festival: Cohn Smythe, London, 1979. First Thus.
Autobiographies 1: Carroll & Graf, New York, 1984. First PB Edition
Autobiographies 2: Carroll & Graf, New York, 1984. First PB Edition
Sean O’Casey: Plays 1: Faber & Faber, London, 1998. First Thus PB
Sean O’Casey: Plays 2: Faber & Faber, London, 1998. First Thus PB


About Sean O’Casey
Sean O’Casey, The Man I Knew by Gabriel Fallon: Routledge& Kegan Paul, London, 1965. First Edition
Sean O’Casey & His World by David Krause: Thames & Hudson, London, 1976. First Edition


Ó Ceallaigh, Sean T.

Sean T., Scéal a Bheatha: FNT, Baile Atha Chliath, 1963. An Chéad Chló


Ó Conaire, Pádraic {1882-1928}

Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach: Sáirséal agus Dill, Baile Átha Chliath, 1967.


Ó Conluain, Proinsias

Seán T.: FNT, Baile Átha Chliath, 1963. An Chéad Chló


O’Connor, Cynthia
The Pleasing Hours-First Earl of Charlemont (1728-I 799}: The Collins Press, Cork, 1999. First Edition


O’Connor, Éimear

Irish Women Artists 1800-2009: Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2010. First Edition Signed


O’Connor, Frank {1903-1966}
The Midnight Court: Maurice Fridberg, London, Dublin, 1945. First Edition

The Stories of Frank O’Connor: Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1952. First Edition

A Book of Ireland: Collins, London & Glasgow, 1959. First Edition

An Only Child: Reader’s Union, London, 1962.
Leinster, Munster & Connaught, County Books Series: Robert Hale Ltd., London,
The Lonely Voice: Macmillan London, 1963. First .Edition
Collection Two: Macmillan, London, 1964. First Edition
Collection Three: Gill & Macmillan, London, 1969. First Edition Ex. Lib.

Frank O’Connor Essays edited by Hilary Lennon: Four Courts Press, 2011. First Edition


O’Connor, Dr Hubert
The Emperor and the Irishman: A. and A. Farmar, Dublin, 2008. First Edition


O’Connor, Joseph
Cowboys and Indians: Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1991. First Edition
True Believers: Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1991. First Edition
Even The Olives Are Bleeding: New Island Books, Dublin, 1992, First Edition PB
Desperadoes: Flamingo, London, 1994. First Edition
Sweet Liberty: Picador, London, 1996. First Edition

Star of the Sea: Secker & Warburg, London, 2002. First Edition
Redemption Falls: Harvill Secker, London, 2007. First Edition

Ghost Light: Harvill Secker, London, 2010. First Edition


O’Connor, Ulick
Oliver St. John Gogarty: Jonathan Cape, London, 1965 First Edition, 3rd
Impression, Signed
Travels with Ulick: Mercier Press, Cork, 1967. First Edition PB, Signed
Brendan Behan: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1970. First Edition, Signed
Life Styles: The Dolmen Press, Dublin, 1973. First Edition PB
A Terrible Beauty is Born: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975. First Edition,
Irish Tales and Sagas: Granada, London, 1981. First Edition {Ilustrated by P.Bewick}

Celtic Dawn: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1984. First Edition, Signed
Biographies: Wolthound Press, Dublin, 1991. First Edition, Signed
The Ulick O'Connor Diaries 1970-1981: John Murray, 2001. First Edition,
Laugh at Gilded Butterflies: Liffey Press, Dublin, 2007. First Edition

The Kiss: Simon Poetry, Co. Clare, Ireland, 2008. First Edition PB


Ó Criomhthain, Seán

Lá Dár Saol: Oifig an tSoláthair, Baile Átha Chliath, 1969. An Chló


Ó Crohan, Tomás

The Islandman translated by Robin Flower: Oxford, 1965.


Ó Direãin, MãirtIn {1910-1988}

Ó Mórna agus Dánta Eile: Cló Morainn, Baile Atha Chliath, 1957. An Chéad Chló

Ár Ré Dhearóil: An Clócomhar Tta, Baile Atha Chliath, 1962. An Chéad Chló {gan jaicéad}

Dánta 1939-1979: An Clócomhar Tta, Baile Atha Chliath, 1980. An Chéad Chló

Na Dánta: An Clócomhar Tta, Baile Átha Chliath, 2010. An Chéad Chló


O'Donoghue, John
In Kerry Long Ago: Batsford Ltd., London, 1960. First Edition


O'Driscoll, Denis
KIst: The Dolmen Press, Mountrath, Portlaoise, Ireland, 1982. First Edition PB
Hidden Extras: Dedalus Press, Sandymount, Dublin, 1987. First Edition, PB,
Inscribed by the author.
Long Story Short: Anvil Press, London, 1993. First Edition PB
Quality Time: Anvil Press, London, 1997. First Edition PB
Weather Permitting: Anvil Press, London, 1999. First Edition PB
Troubled Thoughts, Majestic Dreams: Gallery Books, Loughcrew, 2001. First
Exemplary Damages: Anvil Press, London, 2002. First Edition PB
New and Selected Poems: Anvil Press Poetry, London, 2004. First Edition PB

The Bloodaxe Book of Poetry Quotations: Bloodaxe, 2006. First Edition PB
Reality Check: Anvil Press Poetry, London, 2007. First Edition PB


O' hEithir, Breandán

Lead Us Into Temptation: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1978. First Edition


Ó' Faoláin, Eileen

Irish Sagas and Folk-Tales: Oxford University Press, 1975.


O'Faoláin, Julia

We Might See Sights: Faber & Faber, London, 1968. First Edition

Women in the Wall: Faber & Faber, London, 1975. First Edition

The Judas Cloth: Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1992. First Edition


O'Faolãin, Nuala {1942-2008}
Are You Somebody: Henry Holt, New York,1998. First American, 7th Printing
My Dream of You: Riverhead Books, New York, 2001 First Edition
The Story of Chicago May: Riverhead Books, New York, 2005. First Edition


O'Faolãin, Sean {1900-1991}
A Midsummer Night Madness: Jonathan Cape, London, 1932. First Edition, 2nd Impression.
A Nest of Simple Folk: Jonathan Cape, London, 1933. First Edition
Bird Alone: The Viking Press, New York,1936. First Edition
A Purse of Coppers: The Viking Press, New York, 1938. First Edition
King of the Beggars, a Life of Daniel O’Connell: The Viking Press, New York,
1938. First Edition
Newman's Way: Devin-Adair, New York, 1952. First Edition

The Vanishing Hero: Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1956. First Edition
Vive Moi! An Autobiography: Little Brown, Boston, Toronto, 1964. First Edition
The Short Story: Devin-Adair, New York, 1964. First Edition PB
And Again? Constable, London, 1979. First Edition

The Collected Stories Vol. 1:Constable, London, 1980

The Collected Stories Vol. 2: Constable, London, 1981

The Collected Stories Vol.3: Constable, London, 1982


O'Farrell, Patrick
The Irish in Australia: New South Wales University Press, 1987


O'Flaherty, Liam {1896-1984}
The Informer: Jonathan Cape, London, {Florin Books},1932. First Thus
Famine: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1937. First Edition
Insurrection: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1950: First Edition

The Pedlar's Revenge: Wolfhound Press, Dublin, 1976. First Edition
The Black Soul: Wolthound Press, Dublin, 1981. First Thus
The Ecstasy of Angus: Woifliound Press, 1978. First Thus
The Letters of Liam O’Flaherty: Woithound Press, Dublin, 1996. First Edition
About O’Flaherty
Liam O’Flaherty's Ireland by Peter Costello: Wolfhound Press, Dublin, 1996. First Edition

O'Grady, Standish {1846-1928}

The Flight of the Eagle: Talbot Press Dublin, 1921. First Edition


O'Loughlin, Ed

Not Untrue & Not Unkind: Penguin Ireland, 2009. First Edition


Ó Muimhneacháin, Aindrias

Dóchas agus Duainéis-Scéal Chonradh na Gaeilge: Cló Mercier Corcaigh agus Baile Átha Chliat,

1974. An Chéad Chló


O'Muircheartaigh, Micheãl
From Borroloola to Mangerton Mountain: Penguin, Ireland, 2006. First Edition


O’Muirithe, Diarmaid
A Seat behind the Coachman: Roberts Wholesale Books Ltd., 1972. First
Edition PB as issued
A Dictionary of Anglo-Irish: Four Courts Press 1996. First Edition

Words We Use: Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 2006. First Edition

Words We Don’t Use: Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 2011. First Edition


O'Neill, Jamie
At Swim, Two Boys: Scribner, London, 2001. First Edition

O Néill Tomãs/Pãdraig 0 Fiannachta
De Valera I: Cló Morainn, Atha Chliath, 1968. An Chéad Chló
Dc Valera II: Cló Morainn, Atha Chliath, 1970. An Chéad Chló


Ormsby, Frank
A Northern Spring: Gallery Books/Secker & Warburg, Dublin, 1986. First Edition


0' Riordãin, Seán {1916-1977}
Eireaball Spideoige: Sáirséal agus Dill, Baile Atha Chliath, 1970. An Dara Chló


Ar Seán ORiordãin
Sean 0 Riordáin-Beatha Agus Saothar le Sean 0 Coileáin: An Clócomhar Tta,
Baile Atha Chliath,
1985. An Dara Chlo  PB
Sean O'Riordain agus an Striapach Allürach le EibhlIn Nic Ghearailt, An
Chlócomhar Tta, 1988. An Chéad Chló PB


0' Searcaigh, Cathal
Na Buachailli Bána: Cló Iar-Chonnachta, Conamara, 1996. An Chéad Chló
Out in the Open: Cló Iar-Chonnachta, Conamara, 1997. First Edition


Ó Siadhail, Mícheál

Springnight: Bluett & Co., Dublin, 1983. First Edition {title page missing}

The Image Wheel: Bluett & Co., Dublin, 1985. First Edition

The Chosen Garden: Dedalus Press, Dublin, 1990. First Edition PB

Hail! Madam Jazz: Bloodaxe Books, Northumberland. 1992. First Edition

Globe: Bloodaxe Books, Northumberland, 2007. First Edition PB

Tongues: Bloodaxe Books, Northumberland, 2010. First Edition PB


Ó'Súillabháin, Diarmaid {1932-1985}

Dianmhuilte Dé: Sáirséal agus Dill, Baile Atha Chliath, 1964. An Chéad Chló

Muintir: Sáirséal agus Dill, Baile Atha Chliath, 1971. An Chéad Chló


O'Sullivan, Sean
The Foklore of Ireland with drawings by John Skelton: Batsford of London, 1974, First Edition


O'Toole, Fintan
A Traitor's Kiss-The Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan: Granta Books London, 1997. First Edition

White Savage: Faber & Faber, London, 2005. First Edition


0' Tuairisc, Eoghan
Lux Aetema: Allen Figgis, Baile Atha Chliath, 1964. An Chéad Chló

Dé Luain: Allen Figgis, Baile Átha Chliath, 1966. An Chéad Chló


Pakenham, Thomas
The Year of Liberty: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1969. First Edition


Paulin, Tom
Minotaur: Faber & Faber, London, 1992. Firs Edition
Writing to the Moment: Faber & Faber, London, 1996. PB First Edition
The Invasion Handbook: Faber & Faber, London, 2002. First Edition
The Road to Inver: Faber & Faber, London 2004. First Edition
Crusoe's Secret: Faber& Faber, London,
2005. First Edition
The Secret Life of Poems: Faber & Faber, London, 2008. First Edition


Pearse H., Pádraic {1879-1916}
Political Writings and Speeches: Talbot Press, Dublin, 1952. First Edition

Plays, Stories, Poems: Talbot Press, Dublin, 1950. Reprint

Poems, Plays, Stories: Talbot Press, Dublin, 1966. PB


Pearson, Peter
Dun Laoghaire Kingstown: O'Brien Press, Dublin, 1981. First Edition

Royal St. George Yacht Club: Privately Published, Dublin, 1987. First Edition

Between the Mountains and the Sea: O’Brien Press, Dublin, 1998. First Edition

The Heart of Dublin: O’Brien Press, Dublin, 2000. First Edition Signed

Decorative Dublin: O’Brien Press, Dublin, 2002. First Edition


Plunkett, James {1920-2000}
The Trusting and the Maimed with wood engravings by John De Pol:

Devin Adair, New York, 1955 First Edition
The Trusting and the Maimed: Hutchinson, London, 1959. First Edition
Strumpet City: Hutchinson, London, 1969. First Edition

The Gems She Wore: Hutchinson, London, 1972. First Edition
Farewell Companions: Hutchinson, London, 1977. First Edition
The Circus Animals: Hutchinson, London, 1990. First Edition


Póirtéir, Cathal
Gnéithe an Gorta: Coiscéim, Baile Atha Chliath, 1995. An Chéad Chló


Potterton, Homan
Rathcormick-A Childhood Recalled: New Island Press, Dublin, 2001. First Edition, 2nd Imp.


Pyle, Hilary

The Different World’s of Jack B. Yeats: Irish Academic Press, Dublin, 1994. First Edition

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