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Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books, Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera etc. From The Library of Denis Tierney, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow & From His Father Michael Tierney
Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books, Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera etc. etc. from the library a noted Celtic Scholar and also from the library of Denis Tierney, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow and from his father Michael Tierney (Professor of Greek at University College Dublin from 1923 to 1947 and President of UCD between 1947 and 1964, Cumann na nGaedheal politician and husband of Eibhlinn McNeill, daughter of Eoin McNeill). Bidding via easyliveauction.com, absentee bids, limited room bidding and limited telephone bidding.
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Lot 484An authentic report of extraordinary case of Rev. T.D. Gregg, A. M. Chaplain of St. Nicholas within Dublin; committal to Bridewell, for refusing to give his recognizance, speech before the magistrates , his discharge by court of Queen's bench, and documents bearing on the case. Dublin. 1841. Disbound. Gregg was a controversial Protestant campaigner.
Estimate: €30 - €60
Lot 487The Prodigal Daughter a Comedy in One Act by F. Sheehy Skeffington. [Dublin]. 1915. Original decorative wrappers with photograph of Sheehy Skeffington on front cover. Repairs to spine of pamphlet with new rear cover. ‘This play was first produced in the Molesworth Hall, Dublin, at the Irish Women’s Franchise League’s Daffodil Fete, April 24th and 25th, 1914’. An important and rare publication.
Lot 491Mayo and legal interest. O'Malleys, Minors. Argument in the Court of Chancery, Dublin November, 1858. Concerning the guardianship of the eight orphaned O'Malley children and a sectarian dispute. This pamphlet was privately issued by 'interested persons' who felt that the facts of the case had not been reported in the Conservative newspapers..
Lot 494Irish Silver. Ticher, Kurt Irish Silver in the Rococo Period 1972, first edition, quarto, numerous fine photos; Irish Silver from the 17th to 19th Century, Smithsonian Institution, 1982; Irish Silver 1630-1820. An exhibition at T.C.D., 1971; Irish Silver, V. & A., 1959; John Teahan & Rosaline Murphy Irish Silver; and 2 other pamphlets. 6 vols. in all..
Lot 524William Larminie (b. Castlebar), Fand and Other Poems, Dublin 1892. Blanaid Salkeld, Hello Eternity, 1933. Rhoda Coghill, The Bright Hillside, D. 1948. Patrick McDonogh, The Vestal Fir, Orwell Press, D. 1941. Lynn Doyle, Lilts and Lyrics. 1941. Wilderness Sings, John Lyle Donaghy, printed for the author 1942. (6).
Lot 525Mediaeval Towns Series: 9 vols from the excellent series on the History of European Towns and Cities published by Dent in London, 1899-1924, attractively printed and bound with richly gilt spines, folding maps and plates, each written by a different authority. Volumes on Rouen, Nuremburg, Moscow, Assisi, Florence, Padua, Venice, Rome, and Bologna. 9 vols..
Lot 526P.G. Wodehouse, Very Good Jeeves, 1930 1st printing but without the dj: Herbert Jenkins publisher’s orange cloth lettered in black, 312 pps with 8 pages of cat. (One of Wodehouse’s most sought after vols - with the dj commanding four figs on ABE); also Sam the Sudden, 2nd 1926, rip in bottom spine; Mr Mulliner Speaking, 9th printing….some slight splatters on orange cover. (3).
Estimate: €50 - €80