Newly available on bargain books are Father Browne’s Kerry and Father Browne’s Laois collections of photographs. About Father Browne’s Laois Father Browne, ‘Ireland’s greatest documentary photographer’ according to The Irish Times, lived for in Emo, County Laois, for twenty-eight years, where he had his homemade photo laboratory and where he perfected the art which he [...]
Art, Photography and Architecture
Perfect for everyone from Hipsters to the Nostalgic, Brand New Retro by Brian McMahon a photography book of retro and vintage advertisements is sure to delight everyone.
NUIG Professor Adrian Frazier’s fantastic book on one of Ireland’s most famous living sculptors, John Behan, is now available at Charlie Byrne’s. Some who know John Behan think of him as without question a Dubliner. For others, after forty years there, he is a fundamental part of Galway. His work, however, belongs to Ireland as [...]
It’s an encyclopedic tour around Ireland! It’s an Irelandopedia! A compendium of maps, facts and knowledge, this would make a fantastic gift for anyone missing home or someone trying to get to grips with the quirks of Irish culture.
From the author of This is Wicklow comes a publication that perfectly captures and celebrates the beauty of Connemara. Packed full of breathtaking pictures, this is a stunning publication not to be missed.
Check out this fantastic collection of King Penguins just in, in mint condition! These beautiful hardcover Penguin books were published between 1939 and 1959, and are commonly collected. King Penguins were Penguin’s first foray into hardcover books and colour printing, and the books originally combined a classic series of colour plates with an authoritative text. The first [...]
Connemara by Dorothy Cross is a beautiful full colour art catalogue, published by Artisan House, Letterfrack, in association with the RHA, Dublin. Dorothy Cross is an artist of international repute. She works with diverse media which includes video, photography and sculpture. Connemara is now home to Cork-born Dorothy Cross and is the source of material and [...]
Joe Boske, one of Ireland’s most iconic artist’s and Galway’s best-loved charachters, called into Charlie Byrne’s to sign copies of his new book Joe Boske The Works. The beautiful full colour book, published by Letterfrack’s Artisan House, celebrates Joe Boske’s incredible body of work and features many of Joe’s Art’s Festival posters, classics surreal [...]
We’ve had a busy week packing the shelves and tables with great new books at bargain prices! We’re currently shelving a huge delivery of high quality non-fiction and literary fiction from the US. This consignment is brimming with hardback history, current affairs, literary criticism, classic and modern literary fiction, high quality anthologies and other curiosities [...]
Taschen books are one of our favourite art, architecture and photography publishers, so we’ve just put the finishing touches on a fantastic display of brand new titles! Taschen are well known for their high quality printing and affordable price, and we’ve stocked up on many of their recently published books including the breathe-taking Genesis and [...]