A Gift of Friendship:

The Gareth and Janet Dunleavy Collection of Irish History and Literature

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Salvation, the Stranger. By Brendan Kenelly. Dublin: Tara Telephone Publications, 1972.

This volume of poety is number seven in the Gallery Books series.

Samhain. Dublin: Sealy, Bryers & Walker; London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1901-1908. 7 volumes. Edited for the Irish Literary Theatre by W.B. Yeats.

Samhain (cover) Samhain (advertisement inside back cover)

A Selected Life. By Thomas Kinsella. Dublin: Peppercanister, 1972.

A Selected Life (cover)

A limited edition of 1,000 copies printed at the Dolmen Press and bound in green wrapper (overlapped), printed in brown and black.

An Sgeuluidhe Gaodhalach. Le Dubhglas de h-Ide (An Chraoibhin Aoibhinn). Rennes ann san bhFrainc: Oberthur, 1895-1901. 3 vols.

An Sgeuluidhe Gaodhalach

Some Letters of John M. Synge to Lady Gregory and W.B. Yeats: Selected by Ann Saddlemyer. Dublin: Cuala Press, 1971.

Some Letters of John M. Synge

The colophon reads, " . . . Five hundred copies of this book have been printed . . . Alasdair Carwood was the pressman . . . This is number 238."

Songs of St. Columcile. Translated by Douglas Hyde. Cover Design by Una Hyde. Dublin: Printed at the Talbot Press, 1942.

Songs of St. Columcile (cover)

Manuscript presentation in Gaelic from the translator, signed "president of Ireland." The pamphlet is housed in a case with the spine title, "Christmas Greetings from Douglas Hyde, 1939-1944."

Three Stories. By Clarke Desmond. Dublin: Dolman Press, 1973.

"These three stories first appeared in the Dublin Magazine, and subsequently in other periodicals. The volume is bound in cream-colored wrappers and is printed in red and blue. This is an edition of 500 copies.

"Tom McGreevy Sent Me a Fabulous Letter . . ." Wallace Stevens, June 13, 1950. New Orleans, La.: American Friends of the Thomas McGreevy Press, 1975.

Contributors to this work include Hank Schlau, John Jordan, Eamonn Wall, Thomas McGreevey, James Liddy.

Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Dublin: Established for the Investigation and Revival of Ancient Irish Literature . . . Vol. I. Published by the Gaelic Society of Dublin. Dublin: Printed by John Barlow, 1808.

Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Dublin Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Dublin

Trees Warmer than Green: Notes Toward A Video of Avondale House. Portlaoise, Ireland: International University Press, 1991.

Trees Warmer than Green (cover) Trees Warmer than GreenTrees Warmer than Green

The volume includes the author's autograph presentation "For Gareth and Janet," and is bound with illustrated paper covers. The work is printed by Colour Books and contains art work by Liam O'Connor.

A White Thought in a White Shade: New and Selected Poems. By James Liddy. Dublin, Ire.: Kerr's Pinks, 1987.

A White Thought in White Shade (cover) A White Thought in White Shade

Inscribed by the author, "For Gareth and Janet." Includes a letter to Janet and Gareth Dunleavy, from the author. Issued for private distribution.

You Can't Jog for Jesus: Jack Kerouac as a Relgious [sic] Writer. By James Liddy. Milwaukee, Wis.: Blue Canary Press, 1984.

The author delivered this address at St. Hedwig's Parish in Milwaukke, Wisconsin on 6 April 1984. The cover design is by Bruce Pattison and the text is prepared by Mike and Kathy Allen of the Electric Press.

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