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Ulysses Rare Books

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10 Duke Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 671 8676
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Awesome rare books

This book shop has some really awesome rare books -- signed Arthur C. Clarke first edition of 2001... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Trondheim, Norway
Heaven for Book Lovers

To be in the presence of so many cool first and second editions makes a book lover feel warm and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Dan H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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A bookstore specializing in signed, first and limited editions of books written by Irish authors: a must for the avid book collector.
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6 Mar 2017
“Awesome rare books”
26 Sep 2016
“Heaven for Book Lovers”
10 Duke Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 671 8676
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This book shop has some really awesome rare books -- signed Arthur C. Clarke first edition of 2001, Bluebeard signed and printed by Kurt Vonnegut (limited to 300 copies), and first editions of both Gravity's Rainbow and V. by Thomas Pynchon, just to mentioned a...More

Thank Stiansi
Reviewed 26 September 2016

To be in the presence of so many cool first and second editions makes a book lover feel warm and fuzzy. You're not likely to buy, but the contact high is totally worth it.

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had heard good things about Ulysses Rare Books and went to see for ourselves. The owners were there and very knowledgeable and helpful. Be sure to visit the downstairs where we perused many excellent maps. Keep an eye out for hard to find books...More

Thank william K
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This is a top-of-the-range bookshop which is for the serious collector. The titles on the shelves were mind-boggling and the prices eye-watering. However, you pay for quality and I had no hesitation with my purchases.

Thank 540Rupert
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Had a little perusal around this shop recently, nice enough place, good selection of books, not too far off the tourist track, worth a visit!!

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Cathach books is not your average book store. They specialize in first editions and older rare books, mostly written by Irish authors. The outside of the store on Duke street says "rare books Ulysses" rather than Cathach. The store really drew me in from these...More

Thank MSL_Dub
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

I stopped in on the recommendation of a friend in a hunt for a rare title or two in Irish. The staff were welcoming and had the books I had sought. They were also kind enough to provide a small discount for the type of...More

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