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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 584Tibet: Landon, Perceval. Lhasa. An Account of the Country & People of Central Tibet and of the Progress of the Mission sent there by the English Government in the year 1903-4. London, 1905. first edition, 2 large 8vo. volumes, coloured maps including a large folding one, numerous plates and photos, original russet cloth gilt blocked. This important work includes an appendix on the Present Condition and Government of Tibet by Capt. William F. T. O’Connor, an Irish diplomat and soldier who acted as interpreter to the Mission..
Lot 585Read, Charles The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators, and Prose Writers of Ireland. With Bibliographical Sketches and Literary Notices London, 1879-1880 first edition 4 vols. quarto, about 340 pages per vol., 32 tinted portraits, original green cloth very elaborately blocked in black and gilt with an interlaced Celtic style design. An exceptionally fine bright copy. Rare in such stunning and attractive condition. A beautiful set..
Lot 589Montaigne. Essays of Montaigne translated by Charles Cotton. An entirely new edition ... to which are added some account of the life of Montaigne, notes, a translation of all the letters known etc. Edited by W. Carew Hazlitt. London, 1902. 4 vols., attractive russet cloth, spines attractively gilt blocked, nice copy. Very attractive edition..