You can view our stock of 20,000 books, prints and maps online or visit the bookshop monday to saturday 10. Ulysses rare books formerly cathach books was founded by our late father, enda cunningham, back in 1969. We look forward to welcoming you back to the shop after this emergency is over. These top 10 bookstores offer the best service, unexpected and unusual reads, cafes and the independent bookstore vibe for your best book buying experience. Some years later after moving from donegal to dublin he opened his first shop in georges street market arcade.
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About blackrock rare books broadford books was established in june 20 by tim and tanya collie. Keeping an eye on this place is worthwhile they also run a fantastic range of readings and coffee mornings. Yeats, and the multitalented samuel beckett, an amazing feat considering dublins small population. Healy rare books irish book seller antiquarian books. Browse ulysses rare books antiquarian and rare book. The best bookshops in dublin dublin proudly boasts of its very strong literary heritage which includes novelists oscar wilde, james joyce and maeve binchy, satirist jonathan swift, playwright george bernard shaw, poets seamus heaney and w. China, japan and a few other execptions a secondhand an antiquarian bookshop based in blackrock, dublin, ireland and founded in 20. Buy the book, read it, then come watch the film and discuss both afterwards in the bar. Stepping into ulysses rare books, an antiquarian bookshop in dublin, where a friend on a recent trip through the city directed me, gives you a privileged. Reply on twitter 1253292998286290945 retweet on twitter.
It specialises in rare, collectable and antiquarian books from irelands historical and literary past including works by oscar wilde, james. We ship books to over 120 countries every year, with free delivery within ireland on all orders find over 1 million new, secondhand and rare books on our website including all the latest bestsellers and most popular books, kids books, fiction and nonfiction books, biographies. Ulysses rare books formerly known as cathach books is dublins leading antiquarian bookshop and run by people who genuinely love what they do. Distinguished by its extraordinary inventory, meticulous research and exceptional customer service. First editions is located in the heart of georgian dublin. Browse ulysses rare books antiquarian and rare book dealer based in dublin, ireland. And where better to find bookshops than in dublin, an entirely literary city much like paris, where we found over 20 english bookstores. Choicebooks is a family run online bookstore dedicated to providing you, our customer, with carefully chosen high quality used books and textbooks at competitive prices. In books upstairs youre likely to run into careful and discriminating readers and indeed many writers. Get great value, huge choice and personal customer service from our staff when online book shopping on kennys. Shaw, famous for such books as pygmalion my fair lady was also friendly with james connolly and other republican figures several of the irish protestant ascendancy took an active role in republican matters.
Find the best bookshops in dublin with this guide curated by a recovering bookseller. Each month well pick a different book and film adaptation for discussion. Jan 08, 2014 we are posting books as normal at the moment, except to australia, china, japan and a few other execptions a secondhand an antiquarian bookshop based in blackrock, dublin, ireland and founded in 20. Peter harrington rare books first edition books, signed. He was cursing the mother in front of her small child. Rare book hub rare books, book auctions, antiquarian. Unless the book was also discarded and someone found it ina charity or book shop and brought it home to nz. The store really drew me in from these old maps of. This terenure spot is a very enticing familyrun bookshop with a superb range of used and rare books and a very pleasant interior design to top it all off. Mar 03, 2020 cathach books is not your average book store. Over 20,000 rare books are located in this posh antiquarian bookshop. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let. I know youre always on the lookout for bookshops while you travel because, well, books.
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At that time he was trading parttime and issuing catalogues only. The bohemian dublin of kavanagh, behan and flann obrien. The store really drew me in from these old maps of dublin and ireland from the 1700s. Books upstairs is an independent irish book shop trading in the heart of the city centre. Footprints bookshop dublin ireland bookstore specializing in bibles, christian, christian gifts, christian music, daily reading material, sunday school material. Blackrock rare books specialise in selling and buying antiquarian, rare and secondhand books.
Please contact dougie in dun laoghaire 016638773 for special orders for communion cups etc. For ten generations our customers have recognised the importance. Staff are friendly and very knowledgeable and can advise on irish literature, history and society. Antiquarian and rare book dealer based in dublin, ireland. Our subject range includes areas such as irish history, topography, genealogy, biography, literature, sport, religion and much more. It is a welcome addition to the list of antiquarian book shops in ireland and specializes in modern signed first editions. Ulysses rare books a shop with books from 3 to 30,000 aisling and david cunningham of ulysses rare books in dublin. Browse our vast selection of outofprint books, first editions, nostalgia and collectibles. Weve teamed up with the lighthouse cinema in smithfield to launch a cinema book club. Was extremely rude and disrespectful to a mother a. International books are language specialists located in dublin city. Yes, many are pricey, but many are rare or out of print editions. Printed in dublin in 1900 and i found it in christchurch nz in approximately 2016 some 116 years later.
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Some examples, college course books, story books and gifts. Rare editions on irish history, transport, literature etc. Stokes books and its proprietor, stephen stokes, are a dublin institution and if its quality irish books youre after look no further. The front part of the shop stocks new books, while the section at the back of the shop stocks secondhand books. Use the search box above to find fond treasures from your childhood or that one book that has escaped your collection thus far.
Hodges figgis the bookstore is irelands oldest bookshop, serving dublin and the wider world since 1768. Footprints bookshop dublin, dublin used books and rare. The company has evolved into one of the finest and most respected antiquarian book firms in existence today. Footprints bookshop footprints bookshop is operated by valmai gee as a soletrader. Their aim is to provide our customers with a professional and friendly service and this place is quaint and cosy and perfect for a savouring that book smell. Ulysses rare books dublin aktuelle 2020 lohnt es sich. We carry a wide range of stock across many categories.
Dublin proudly boasts of its very strong literary heritage which includes novelists oscar wilde, james joyce and maeve binchy, satirist jonathan swift, playwright george bernard shaw, poets seamus heaney and w. Ulysses rare books south inner city dublin, republic. A visit to the childhood home of george bernard shaw at 33 synge street see map, m 55 between grantham st and harrington st was recently recommended by the irish times. The outside of the store on duke street says rare books ulysses rather than cathach. In 2014 we took over running the bookshop in the blackrock market, one of dublin s longest established secondhand bookshops having opened in 1987. This charming bookstore and coffee shop is run by the fourth generation of a local family who have sold books to the citys inhabitants for many. Originally named after the oldest surviving irish manuscript psalter, the cathach, this family run bookshop became ulysses rare books on bloomsday 20. Chapters bookstore irelands largest independent bookstore. In 2014 we took over running the bookshop in the blackrock market, one of dublins longest established secondhand bookshops having opened in 1987. We offer over 20,000 fine and rare books, maps, manuscripts and prints relating to ireland fine irish bindings are our particular speciality. We ship worldwide and completely guarantee the authenticity for the irish antiquarian and outofprint books we sell. Broadford books was established in june 20 by tim and tanya collie. Rare irish book shop in blackrock co dublin ireland. Ulysses rare books antiquarian and rare book dealer.490 959 1076 1161 1438 842 748 735 1516 308 605 1659 861 484 155 1660 85 1424 899 171 1234 690 1116 1364 1577 1036 1515 1305 800 438 614 445 668 881 197 548 1289 1345 496 853 139 484