Books of Irish Photgraphs
We are featuring Scythe to Setaside - 30 Years of Agricultural Photography by Steve Treacy and Twenty Years of Photography by Giles Norman.
Great photographs by two master craftsmen.

Vintage Western Books
We are featuring two great vintage Westerns by Zane Grey.
Riders of the Purple Sage and Tappan's Burro. Both books were published in the early 1900's. They are evocative of the period when the gun ruled the Wild West.

The Dalkey Archive and The Best of Myles by Flann O'Brien
Two works of comic genius by O'Brien. The Best of Myles features some of his daily columns from the Irish Times written under the pen name of Myles na Gopaleen.

Lives Less Ordinary by Judy Kravis and Peter Morgan
This book features portraits of thirty two Irish people. The subjects are film makers, poets, farmers and a good cross section of Irish life.

Remember When by Nora Roberts & J D Robb
Nora Roberts is one of the world's bestselling authors. Under her pen nmae J D Robb she also found fame.
Remember When is a unique opportunity for readers to discover both sides of Nora Roberts.

Surviving Extremes and Going to Extremes by Nick Middleton
The author embarks on a journey to of discovery in a bid to locate the hottest, coldest and driest areas of the planet.
Two book set only €8.00.

The Bottle Collectors' Dictionary by Andy Payne
This booklet contains an illustrated identification aid and price guide for assorted glass bottles.

Beyond Codependency by Melody Beattie
The author dedicates this book to recovering adult children and codependents. She takes the reader into the territory of self-love and emotional maturity.

The Battle of Britain
We are featuring two books on the Battle of Britain.
The first by James Holland - Five months that changed History and a collection of photographs from the Daily Mail Archive.


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