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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 10Engravings: A Book of Engravings circa 1830s. Large quarto album. (27 x 35.5 cm). Engraved by Charles Rolls, W. Greatbach, J.C. Edwards, Charles Heath, W.R. Smith, James Carter, etc.. 53 plates, with tissue-guards. London and Paris: No date. Westropp Roberts bookplate and armorial bearings in gilt on front cover. Inscribed..
Lot 14Irish Glass: Old Irish Glass, Stannus, nd, large 4to, 15 pps of text . 60 plates; pictorial cover, The Connoiseur, c1910; vg and rare. Caitriona MacLeod, Glass in the NMI, small 4to card covers, 93pps; Irish Glass Limerick, exhibition cat 1971, part of Rosc 71. small 4to, 28 pps; Irish Glass, Mary Boydell, Ir Heritage Series, no 5, 1976. (4).
Lot 18Whyte, Samuel The Shamrock: or, Hibernian Cresses. A Collection of Poems, Songs, Epigrams, &c. … the original production of Ireland. To which is subjoined, Thoughts on the Prevailing System of School Education, respecting Young Ladies as well as Gentlemen: with practical proposals for a reformation. Dublin, 1772 first edition quarto, modern quarter brown leather with marbled boards. Important collection of 18th century Irish verse..
Lot 22Wylly, Colonel H.C. Neill’s Blue Caps Being the Record of the Antecedents and Early History of the Regiment variously known as the East India Company's European Regiment, the Madras European Regiment, the 1st Madras European Fuziliers, the 1st Madras Fuziliers, the 102nd Royal Madras Fusiliers, and the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Compiled from the Works of Brigadier Neill, Colonels Harcourt and Bird, and from the Notes and Manuscript of Major Dale. 1639-1922. 3 vols. Cork: Schull Books, 1996..
Lot 24Sebastian Barry, Days Without End, 2016, Signed First Edition, first Printing, Faber & Faber, Softcover Sebastian Barry, On Canaan’s Side, 2011, Signed First Edition, First Printing, Faber & Faber, Softcover Sebastian Barry, The Temporary Gentleman,2014, First Edition, First Printing, Faber & Faber, Softcover John McGahern, Creatures of the Earth – New and Collected Stories, 1992, First Edition, First Printing, Faber & Faber, Hardback in Dust Jacket. (4).
Lot 27Birch: An Inquiry into the Share which King Charles I, had in the Transactions of the Earl of Glamorgan, Afterwards Marquis of Worcester, For bringing over a Body of Irish Rebels to assist that King, in the Years 1645 and 1646. In which Mr. Carte's imperfect Account of that Affair, and his Use of the Ms. Memoirs of the Pope's Nuncio Rinuccini, are impartially considered. London, 1756. Second edition. Sprinkled calf, title in gilt on rebacked spine. (14 x 22.5 cm). George Crompton bookplate. ESTC T70678 with 2 locations only in Ireland..
Lot 33O’Donovan, The Genealogies, Tribes and Customs of Hy Fiachrach, O Dowdas country. 1993 special edition reprint from USA of 1844 edition; 4to, 530 pps. Beautiful faux leather binding with end papers. Lovely vol. Connellan, Trans of the Ossianic Soc for the year 1857, Imtheacht na Tromdhaimhe (Bardic Trad). D. 1860. 8vo, 340 pps. (2).
Lot 37Scrap book: Ireland 1902- 1905, Crimean War 1855, &c.] quarto, 27 card leaves with newspaper (most Irish) clipping pasted to both sides (many folding to fit inside the album), on the Education Commission, University education, F. Hugh O’Donnell on the Jesuits, Royal University, Mourne water scheme, law reports, business & commerce, lands for sale, etc. Also a 4 page spread tipped in from ‘The Times’ of 24, Sept, 1855 reporting on the Fall of Sebastopol in the Crimean War. Half leather binding..
Lot 39Collectable edition Guinness Book of Records 1956, the second edition of the famous reference book. Hardcover. Pages 272. In blue cloth covers with gilt title to spine and cover, and with gilt harp motif to cover with some fading. Illustrated b/w photos. Nice copy, internally very clean. (1).
Lot 40Military Medals and Decorations: Tancred, George Historical Record of Medals and Honorary Distinctions conferred on the British Navy, Army & Auxiliary Forces, etc. London, Spink, 1891 first edition quarto, numerous plates some coloured, red cloth with paper title label. Standard Work..