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Online Auction - Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books, Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera etc. Viewing By Appointment In Accordance With Current Government Guidelines.
Online Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books, Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera etc. etc. Viewing by appointment only in accordance with current government guidelines
Lot 577Laois: Three Hills, 1946, card covers, scarce and sought after. Historical Notes on Laois and placenames of Ballyroan, card covers, rare; Memories of a Byegone Era; parish of Aghaboe, 2000; Ancient parishes of Parish of Aghaboe. A Dowling 1981; Shanahoe, 1988; French church at Portarlington with 6 col unused pcs on church; Concise History of Mountmellick, Dunne. (7)..
Lot 578The Lanthorn - Year Book of the Dominican College, Eccles St., Dublin three issues for the years 1950, 1952, and 1956. The 1950 issue lacks covers, else all issues are very clean, with no marks or inscriptions. Illustrated b/w photos, line drawings etc., all quarto. Very good plus. As a scarce lot…..
Estimate: €50 - €70
Lot 584Mark Bence-Jones – Twilight of the Ascendancy. Hardcover 1987. Illlustrated, in original jacket; Valerie Packenham – The Big House in Ireland. Softcover 2002. Pages 192, quarto. Illustrated, in jacket. Very clean copy; Sybill Connolly – Irish Hands – the Tradition of Beautiful Crafts. Hardcover 1994. Pages 250, quarto. Illustrated. Nice lot. (3).
Lot 585Natural History, Fish: Shaw. George General Zoology or Systematic Natural History, with Plates engraved by Mr. Heath. London, 1803-4 3 vols. quarto on Pisces, or Fish. 164 engraved plates of fish, contemporary calf, spines gilt decorated, bindings worn with one board detached, contents very clean with excellent beautifully engraved plates. Armorial bookplates of the Fitzmaurices, Earls of Kerry..
Lot 589James Joyce: Harkness, Marguerite A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Hardcover 1990. First edition. Pages 133, 8vo. Portrait frontis. In beige cloth and original jacket. Very good plus; Frank Delaney James Joyce's Odyssey A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses. Hardcover 1981. Pages 192 quarto, in black cloth covers. Illustrated b/w photos, maps etc. with illustrated map inside end-boards. Very good; Peter Mahon Joyce - A Guide for the Perplexed. Softcover 2009. Pages 197, 8vo, in card covers. Very good (3).
Lot 592Laois: Powell, Portarlington, signed copy; Portarlington The Inside Story, Mathews, dj; St Pauls French Church, Portarlington in special envelope with 6 col pcs of church. The Rock of Dunamase, Courtwood 1996; Pass of the Plumes, souvenir prog 1999; The Life and Times of Camross poet Patrick Ryan and 7 other pamphlets/tourist ephemera on Laois. (13)..
Lot 594The Irish in America – Kerby Miller – Out of Ireland – The Story of Irish Emigration to America. Hardcover 1994. Pages 132, folio. Illustrated; Thomas H. O’Connor – The Boston Irish – a political history. Hardcover 1995. Pages xix, 363. Illustrated, in original jacket; Julia McNamara - the Irish Face in America. Softcover 2006. Pages 216, large quarto. Illustrated; James Durney - The Mob. Softcover 2000. Pages 298, 8vo. Illustrated b/w and maps; all clean copies (4).
Lot 595Irish interest Photographic lot – five titles – Country Life – Picture Book of Ireland 1954. Hardcover in original jacket with piece missing from rear of jacket and cover; Maurice Gorham - Ireland from Old Photographs 1979; Livingston Helen - Francis Frith's Ireland (Photographic memories) 2000; Liam Mac Con Iomaire and Bill Doyle – Ireland of the Proverbs 1988; and one other all softcover, and illustrated throughout. (5).
Lot 597Dublin Sketching Club Catalogue for 51st Exhibition of Paintings 1925 by Members of the Dublin Sketching Club, held in Mills' Hall, 8 Merrion Row, Stephen's Green 26th October, 1925 - 21st November 1925. Dublin: R.T. White, Printer, 1925. Oblong 32mo. Printed wrappers. Staples a little rusty and minor soiling to lower portion of upper cover. V.g. Rare..
Estimate: €100 - €200
Lot 6015 scarce republican works. Tracts for the Times No. 4. When the Government Publishes Sedition by Arthur Griffith. Circa 1914; and No. 6; Daniel O’Connell and Sinn Fein. Part 1. O’Connell’s Alternative by Eoin MacNeill and Why the Marty’rs of Manchester Died by A. Newman.  and No 3. The Secret History of the Volunteers by The O’Rahilly, Treasurer of Irish Volunteers. Circa 1915. and A Tract for the Times. A. Newman. Irish Volunteers Headquarters. . Fragile wrappers..
Lot 602American Abolitionists. Statements Respecting the American Abolitionists; by Their Opponents and their Friends: Indicating the Present Struggle between Slavery and Freedom in the United States of America. Compiled by the Bristol and Clifton Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society. Dublin, 1852. (14.5 x 25.5cm). Recent wrappers..
Lot 604Scoil Éanna: Scoil Éanna - St. Enda'S School, Rathfarnham. A detailed Prospectus, in Irish and with English on facing pages, setting out the school's staff and programme for 1910-11, following its move to Rathfarnham. Dublin: Dollard, n.d. . Small quarto. 16 unnumbered pages. Printed stapled wrappers. Fine. Rare in this condition..
Lot 609Distressed Irish Ladies Programme Royal Globe Theatre. Benefit of the Distressed Irish Ladies' Fund. Under Distinguished Patronage. The First of a Grand Series of Morning Performances In Aid of the above-named Fund will take place This Friday, February 24th, 1882, When will be presented Shakespeare's Comedy, in Five Acts, The Merchant of Venice. London: 1882. (19 x 25.4cm)..
Lot 610Cuala Press: A Collection of 10 Cuala Press Prints and Christmas Cards: Hand-Coloured 1910s-1970s. With designs by Jack B. Yeats, his wife Mary C. Yeats, his sister Elizabeth Corbet Yeats, Beatrice Elvery RHA, Hilda Roberts, Dorothy Blackham, and other artists. Included in this collection are the following prints: Walking in the Woodlands illustrated by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats with verse by Susan L. Mitchell; Lady Seated at her Writing Desk illustrated by Ann Price with quote from Letters of Mrs. Delany, 1726; Spirit of Christmas with illustration by Eileen Booth with verse by L.H. Brindley; Old Time Christmas illustrated by Ann Price with verse by L.H. Brindley; As on the Night before this Happy Morn illustrated by Dorothy Blackham with verse by George Wither; The Crib illustrated by Mary C. Yeats with verse by Susan Langstaff Mitchell; Saint Brigid possibly illustrated by Evie Hone; College Green illustrated by Hilda Roberts, plus 3 other Christmas cards. Fine..
Lot 611A Printed Bond with Manuscript entries relating to Matthew Nesbitt of Derryglass in the County of Leytrim, Esqr. who was bound unto John Rowlett of the City of Dublin, Gent, in the sum of Eight hundred pounds Sterling, dated the Seventh Day of February, 1758. (21 x 33 cm).The condition of the same Bond was that Matthew Nesbitt was jointly separately bound unto John French of Frenchpark in the County of Roscommon, Esqr. in the sum of Four hundred pounds. Signed by Chris Glascock, Anthony Barns and Matt Nesbitt. Folio. Two pages, folded and torn at center-folds..
Estimate: €100 - €200
Lot 612Collins, Michael: Catalogue of Gift Sale. Irish National Aid and Volunteers’ Dependents Fund to be held in the Mansion House, Dublin on Friday and Saturday, 20th and 21st April . Commencing at Twelve o’clock each day. Dublin: Warren, . pp. 25. Printed wraps. V.g. Very rare..