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Auction of A Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books Removed From A Co. Meath Country House Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera Etc.
Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books removed from a Co. Meath country house including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera etc. etc.
Lot 4Report on the Revenues and Condition of the Established Church, Ireland Dublin, Thom. 1868. Large format in contemporary half leather. ‘Ardfert and Aghadoe Diocesan Council, the gift of G[Godfrey] Day dean, January 1872’. 606 pages. Large folding colour maps of the dioceses. A treasure trove of information and statistics on the Church of Ireland at the time of the disestablishment..
Lot 9The Stories of three Dublin landmark institutions – Michael O’Sullivan – The Shelbourne and it’s People. Softcover 1999. Pages 195. Illustrated b/w; Alison Maxwell – Jammet’s of Dublin. Softcover 2012. Pages xiv, 249. Illustrated b/w; Weir and Sons – Beautiful Jewellery. Colour illustrated catalogue. Hardcover 2010. Pages 128. In board covers. All clean copies. (3.
Lot 12Moran, Patrick History of the Catholic Archbishops of Dublin since the Reformation. Vol. I [all published], Dublin, 1864, later quarter cloth. Inscribed by Moran “Presented to the Most Revd. Dr. Butler by the Author”. Moran became Cardinal Archbishop of Sydney. When Vice Principal of the Irish College in Rome he had access to Vatican archives when researching this book. Fine association copy..
Lot 14Minutes of Evidence to enquire into the State of Ireland, which led to the disturbances in that part of the United Kingdom. House of Commons. 1825. Large format. Binding detached. 420 pages of detailed information. Appears to be the second volume of the evidence but a most informative book on the Captain Rock disturbances..
Lot 16Irish Language Movement: Irish Language Movement and the Gaelic League, about 1910; Phelan, M. J. What does the Revival of the Irish Language Mean?, about 1908; O Tiamat, S. Facts about Irish, 1970; Lambert, W & Tucker, R. The Benefits of Bilingualism, 1973; O Cleirigh, S. Casement & the Irish Language, about 1977; Misteil, P. The Irish Language & the Unionist Tradition, 1994; O Snodaigh, P. Hidden Ulster (The Other Hidden Ireland), 1973; another revised edition of the same, 1977. 8 items.
Lot 19JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Connecticut, Easton Press, 1977. Royal 8vo. Printed on archival paper. Beautifully illustrated in colour. Full green leather, decorated with gilt shamrocks; moiré-silk endpapers; green silk marker. All edges gilt. Fine binding.
Lot 23Rev. John F. Brennan - The Evolution of Everyman: Ancestral Heritage of John F. Kennedy. Hardcover 1968. Pages 259, 8vo. Illustrated colour frontis of the Armorial Bearings of President John F. Kennedy, and with numerous b/w illustrations and maps. Very clean copy in original worn/torn jacket. Nice solid copy, clean throughout. (1).
Estimate: €35 - €45
Lot 26First edition Patrick Macgill The Great Push : An Episode In The Great War. Hardcover 1916. First edition. In worn green cloth covers. Scarce; Patrick Macgill Moleskin Joe. Hardcover 1983. Pages 320. In green cloth and original clean jacket; Donall MacAmhlaigh An Irish Navvy 1966. Softcover. Pages ix, 182. In card covers. Interesting lot. (3.
Lot 27O’Malley, Ernie. On Another Man’s Wound. Third edition. Hardback. Cloth. With: MacEoin, U. Survivors. The story of Ireland's struggle as told through some of her outstanding living people recalling events from the days of Davitt, through James Connolly, Brugha, Collins, Liam Mellows, and Rory O'Connor, to the present time. With portraits of the Survivors by Colman Doyle, and numerous maps and other illustrations. Dublin: Argenta Publications, 1980. First edition. Hardback. Dust jacket. (2).
Lot 32Ireland, Economic History: Betts, John The Story of the Irish Society, London, 1921, nice plates, nice copy; Murray, A. E. History of the Commercial Relations between England and Ireland from the period of the Restoration. New York, 1970; Chart, D. A. An Economic History of Ireland, Dublin, 1920, possibly a presentation copy; Curtis, J. Scientific Research for the Linen Trade. Belfast, 1919, rare. 4 vols., hardbound, nice copies..
Estimate: €40 - €60
Lot 38County Wexford interest. Costecalde Dr. Claude Churches of the Diocese of Ferns - Symbols of a Living Faith. Hardcover 2004. Pages 143 folio. Illustrated colour photos. In illustrated board covers. Fine. Scarce: John Boyce and Leo Coy The Ships Of Rosslare Harbour. Softcover 2008. Pages 117, quarto. Illustrated colour and b/w photos, a clean copy. (2).
Lot 40Yeats Ephemera. The Five Diamond Brand by Clem Colt. 1942 loaned by The Torch Circulating Library, Head office 80 Middle Abbey St. In envelope the loan slip names Mrs Yates of 46 Palmerstown Rd. It was never returned and turned up at the auction of the clearance of the unwanted remains of AnneYeats estate. Yeats, Portrait of an Artistic Family, Hilary Pyle, London 1997.