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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.
Filtering Category: Books, Posters, Maps, Stamps etc
Lot 625Leask, The Collegiate Church of St Nicholas, (1936); Cathedral; The Abbey of Kilnalahan; Corrib Country archaeology; Architectural Heritage; Galway of the Races; Medieval Galway map; Discover Galway; Tribes to Tigers; Galway, Economy, Society and Peripherality; The McDonogh Dynasty. (11).
Lot 627Irish Literature: French, Percy Prose, Poems and Parodies, in dust jacket; Lehman, Alice The Flaherty’s of Aran, 1940; Walsh, Louis Twilight Reveries, 1924; Dease, Alice Old-Time Stories of Erin; Guinean, J. The Soggarth Aroon. Curate of the Mountain Parish, 1946; Murphy, Michael J. At Slieve Gullion’s Foot, 1945; plus 5 pamphlet editions of 19th century Irish nationalist poets..
Lot 629Ireland, Tours & Visitors Accounts: Thackeray, W. M. The Irish Sketchbook, 1887, pretty edition; Kohl, J. G. Ireland, Scotland and England, 1844, marbled wrapper; Grousset, Paschal Ireland’s Disease. The English in Ireland 1887. Facsimile reprint in 1986 of the 1888 original edition by a French radical journalist, in dust jacket; Wiggin, K. D. Penelope’s Irish Experiences, 1902, gilt binding; Sutherland, H. Irish Journey, 1956, dust wrapper; Somerville-Large, P. The Grand Irish Tour, 1982, dust jacket. 6 vols. An attractive batch of items..
Lot 630Clare Interest) Frost, James. The History and Topography of the County of Clare. Re-print by Mercier Press 1973. Stack, Eddie. Doolin People, Place and Culture 2016. The Book of the Burren by Various Authors 1991. D Brennan Philip. Clare Unique Images of the Artists Native to County Clare 2002 (4).
Lot 631Co Derry area: St Columb’s cathedral, 1938. The Presbytery of Limavaddy. The Giants Causeway. Derry Labour. Discover Derry. Memory of Memories of Derry. Hugh O Neill. Kernohan, Londonderry in three centuries, 1921. 4to card covers, old oil stain centre bottom at beginning not affecting text. The Magic Circle. (9).
Lot 632Irish Republican Army: Bell, J. Boyer The Secret Army. A History of The I.R.A. 1915-1970, 1970; Bishop, P. & Maille, E. The Provisional IRA, 1997; O’Malley, P. Biting at the Grave. The Irish Hunger Strikes and the Politics of Despair, Boston, 1990. All cloth bound in fine dust jackets. 3 vols..
Lot 634An Leabharlann Journal of the Libraries Association of Ireland. Vol.1, no. 1, June, 1930 to Sept. 1948. Broken run of 28 issues. Rare. Many interesting articles on library policy, development, aspirations, etc., conference proceedings. Many issues contain a list of the recently banned books..
Lot 635O'Sullivan, Maurice. Twenty Years A-Growing. Rendered from the original Irish with a preface by Moya Llewelyn Davies & George Thomson. With an Introductory Note by E.M. Forster. With maps of the Dingle Peninsula and Blasket Islands on endpapers. London: 1933. First edition. Cloth. With: Ó CROHAN, Tomás. The Islandman. Translated from the Irish, with an introduction by Robin Flower. With portrait frontispiece of the author, other illustrations, and map of Blasket Islands and Mainland West of Dingle on endpapers. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1934. First English edition. Cloth. Vg. copies. (2).
Lot 642Ireland, Industrial Potential & History: Kane, Robert The Industrial Resources of Ireland, Dublin, 1844 (no front board), important work; Coe, W. E. The Engineering Industry of the North of Ireland, 1969; Green, E. R. R. The Industrial Archaeology of County Down, 1963, quarto, fine photos, folding plates, &c. 3 vols., last 2 in dust jackets..
Estimate: €50 - €100
Lot 644Meath: Claire Kelly, Newgrange. Roe, Med Fonts of Meath, 1968. Rossin. Church of St Micheal and All Angels, 1983 Clane. The Legend of Tara. The Boyne Valley in the Ice Age. Wonders of the Boyne Valley PRIA various papers: Monknewtown, 1976; Maddens Hill 1974; Eoghan at Knowth, 1968 (seminal work); Fourknocks by Hartnett, 1957. (11).
Lot 646Corporate Finance Law, by Dermot Cahill, 2000; Leaders - conversations with Irish Chief Executives by Ivor Kenny, 2001; The Kerry Way - The History of the Kerry Group, 1972-2000 by James J. Kennelly, 2001; A Triumph of Co-Operation over Diversity - The History of Donaghmore Co-Operative Creamery Ltd., founded in 1927 by Teddy Fennelly, 2003.
Lot 648GAA Interest: A Season of Sundays - Images of 2010 Gaelic Games; Christy Ring by Val Dorgan, 2007; The History of Gaelic Football, Parts 1 and 2 by Eoghan Corry, 2013; The Championship 2003 - Football and Hurling records; Last Man Standing - Hurling Goalkeepers, by Christy O'Connor, 2005; Kings of September by Michael Foley, 2007.
Lot 650American History: The Civilisation of the American Indians, 1979; George Caitlin and the Old Frontier; In a Sacred Manner we Live by Edward S. Curtis, 1972; The Shaman by Joan Halifax, 1982; and Comanche Moon - The true story of a white girl, Ann Parker who was kidnapped and reared by the Comanche.
Lot 654Cork interest: Colm Lincoln Steps & Steeples – Cork at the turn of the Century. Hardcover 1980. Pages 148 quarto. Illustrated b/w photos and maps. In red cloth covers and original jacket. Clean throughout; Peter Somerville-Large The Wet Coast of Cork. Hardcover 1972. First edition. Pages 217, 8vo. Illustrated b/w photos. In blue cloth covers and original jacket; Paul Daly Reflections of Cork – an insight into Cork Life. Softcover 2004. First edition. Illustrated b/w photos. All very clean copies. Nice lot. (3).
Lot 655Textbook of Botany by J. M. Lawson, 1964; Towards a History of Agricultural Science in Ireland, 1992; Industrial Archaeology - an Historical Survey by Arthur Raistrick, 1972; Roses - The Cultivation of the Rose by Leonard Hollis, 1969; The Rose Annual, 1973; and The Quest for the Rose by Roger Philips and Martin Rix, 1993.
Lot 658E.E. O’Donnell Fr. Browne’s Ireland 1999. Pages 112, quarto. Illustrated b/w photos. In original clean jacket; The Genius of Fr. Browne 1990. Pages 128 quarto. Illustrated b/w photos. In original clean jacket; Maurice Gorham Ireland from old Photographs 1971. Pages vi, 160 quarto. Ilustrated b/w photos. In original clean jacket. All hardcover copies, first editions, very clean with no arks or inscriptions. Nice lot. (3).
Lot 662Irish Political Biographies all hardback except one: Stephen Collins – The Cosgrave Legacy; Tim Pat Coogan De Valera; Michael O’Sullivan Sean Lemass; Dermot Keogh Jack Lynch; Catriona Lawlor (Ed.) Sean MacBride – that day’s Struggle; Diarmaid Ferrirter Judging Dev; Dermot Desmond Finally and in Conclusion softcover; All other titles hardcover in original clean jackets. All fine or better condition. Nice collection. (7).
Estimate: €60 - €70
Lot 666Offaly: Gallen Priory Excavations JRSAI 1939. Tullamore Official Guide. Corkery, St Manchan and his Shrine. Four guides from different eras to Clonmannois. Clara Bok and Eskers. Midland Tribune, 1881-1981, commemorative supplement. OPW excavation report on site for Visitor Centre at Clonmacnois 1990. Agriculture in Offaly, 1984. Kilcormac-Killoughy Parish 1985 and 6 other ephemera. (15).
Lot 667Pamphlets: Includes Simon Says, D 1933; 40 years of A/g relations, 1957; Community Dev in Ireland Tipp 1961; The Ir Communist, 1972; Historical Geography of early Ireland, Geog Supplement 1925 with 28 maps and ills; New Russia; The Tenant League; St Patricks Rock; Dineen’s the Great School of Ir Patriotism; Home Rule Rome Rule; PRIA 1917, Tintern Abbey and 8 others. (19).
Lot 668Co Clare: Guide to Mountshannon. Dromoland. Clare Witticisms. A Pride of Paper Tigers. Historic Killaloe. Dromore Wood. Holy Island. Bunratty Castle. Clare and its People. 21 page foolscap typescript of personal statement by Peter O Loughlin (b. 1986) of his activities in the War of Independence in Clare…rare doc. Craggaunowen. (13).