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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 97Laois: Eoin Ua Mordha, Three Hills (1946); Slieve Blooms OS 54 and envir park . Official guide to Lakeland. Abbeyleix. Fr Browne’s Laois. Rory O Tunney Ossory tombs sculptures, JRSAI, 1950. Medieval gaming piece from Laoighis, JRSAI 1945. Huguenot Portarlinton. IGS exhibition cat of pics of Laois (Brian Molloy), early 1970s. By the Narrow Gate , Patrician Bros. Laois arts. (11).
Lot 98Irish Literature: Johnston, Denis The Moon in the Yellow River, 1934, first separate, dust jacket; Johnston, Jennifer the Old Jest, 1979, first, dust jacket; O’Connor, Joseph A Lion Trap, 1969, first, dust jacket; Bowen, Elizabeth The Little Girls, 1964, first; AE Song and It’s Fountains, 1932, first. 5 vols..
Lot 106Ireland, Secret Societies: The Mysteries of Ireland, giving a graphic and faithful account of Irish Secret Societies and their Plots, from the Rebellion of 1798 to the year 1883. [about 1883], green cloth blocked in gilt and black, an exceptionally fine bright copy. Exceptional and with the 2 portraits plates which were apparently not supplied with all copies.
Lot 108Dublin Corporation: Collection of almost 50 printed reports, 1906 to 1932, of Dublin Corporation on such as the Improvements Committee on widening Cross Guns Bridge (1910), Paving Committee (1912), technical education committee (1912), monthly reports, finance reports, city manager reports, lists of corporation members, standing orders, etc..
Lot 111Brian Lacy Archaeological Survey of County Donegal. Donegal County Council, 1983; Frank Mitchell, Peter Harbison, et al. Treasures of Irish Art 1500BC – 1500AD. Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1977. First edition, hardback; and Harbison, Potterton and Sheehy Irish Art and Architecture, from prehistory to the present. Thames and Hudson: 1978. (3.
Lot 125Irish Directory: Bassett, G. N. The Book of Antrim. Manual and Directory for Manufacturers, Merchants, Traders, Professional Men, Land Owners, Farmers, Tourists, Anglers, etc. Dublin, 1888. Over 400 pages, red cloth, worn copy. Includes much local information as well as company and business histories. Rare..
Lot 131Yeats Related: Hanley and Miller, Thoor Ballylee, Dolmen, 1977; Yeats Country,,Erne; Geology and Landscape in Yeats Country; A Prayer on Going into My House, 500 no copies this one 102/500; signed copy from curator Frances MacNally 1973 to Clare Arch Soc with pasted in compliments and tks slip. Unique copy. (5).
Lot 142Saints of Ireland: Rev. H Gaffney Oliver The Story of the Martyred Archbishop of Armagh. Hardcover 1946. Pages 72. Illustrated colour frontis and other illustrations throughout. In original jacket. With five others all softcovers on Saint Patrick, Saint Brendan, the Book of Kells etc. All clean copies, no marks or inscriptions. (6.
Lot 144Lady Gregory. The Kiltartan History Book. 1909. 1st. Coloured plates by Robert Gregory. Fine association copy inscribed and signed by Lady Gregory to Lord Gough of Loch Cutra Castle, Gort. Following Robert Gregory’s early war time death, Margaret, his widow married a member of the Gough family. Rare with inscription..