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Quaint shop for book lovers small but My book lover husband could spend days in thAt store. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Denise G
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Wonderful place for book lovers to browse and admire!

Unless you have a lot of money, you're probably not very likely to buy something here, but oh my... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Diana K
Delft, The Netherlands
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29 Jul 2018
16 May 2018
“Wonderful place for book lovers to browse and admire!”
A bookstore specializing in signed, first and limited editions of books written by Irish authors: a must for the avid book collector.
10 Duke Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 671 8676
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Quaint shop for book lovers small but My book lover husband could spend days in thAt store. Lots of greAt finds

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Unless you have a lot of money, you're probably not very likely to buy something here, but oh my, Ulysses Rare Books is an amazing shop just to browse the many wonderful first and second editions on offer here. From classical literature to more modern...More

Thank Diana K
carrickash, Owner at Ulysses Rare Books, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Glad You enjoyed your visit Diana. Thank you for the lovely Review. Regards, Aisling Cunningham.

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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