Purcell Auctioneers: Irish Interest Book & Ephemera Auction, 71019, Birr

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/10/2019 - 07/10/2019
Page Size: 610 items in 25 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Two Boxes of Irish Interest Books

EUR 20.00 - 30.00EUR 84.00
2

Three Boxes of Irish Interest Books

EUR 20.00 - 30.00EUR 180.00
3

Ireland's Other Poets, Irish Midland Studies etc.

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 24.00
4

Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry etc.

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 60.00
5

O'Callaghan's "The Green Book" etc., a box of Irish history interest

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 42.00
6

Box of Irish/General Interest Books

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 36.00
7

Box of Irish/General Interest Books

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 33.60
8

Box of Irish/General Interest Books

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 60.00
9

The Midland Septs And The Pale by F R Montgomery Hitchcock, Dublin 1908 with later binding

Dublin 1908EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 12.00
10

Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland 1852, Dublin 1853

Dublin 1853EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 132.00
11

Paddy's Dream and John Bull's Nightmare, Notes on Ireland H Saint Thomas

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 24.00
12

Seamus Heaney, Station Island and The Redress Of Poetry (1st edit) (2)

EUR 30.00 - 40.00EUR 60.00
13

The Last Independent Parliament of Ireland by Sigerson and The Mysteries of Ireland (2)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 36.00
14

A Dissertation of the History of Ireland by Charles O'Conor (lacks title page), A History of Ireland by J Willis and A Discourse of the Visible and Invisible Church of Christ 1719 (3)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 42.00
15

Political Corruption in Ireland 1922-2010 by Byrne and 8 other books (9)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 24.00
16

The Day's Burden by T M Kettle and 6 other books (7)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 24.00
17

Phoenix Publishing Co., Dublin a Selection of Six Story/Poetry Books

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 21.60
18

A Farewell To Arms and 10 other books (11)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 36.00
19

Beating The Terrorists? and 12 other books (13)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 18.00
20

Watching The Door, A Memoir 1971-1978 by Kevin Meyers with 7 other books (8)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 14.40
21

Guarding Neutral Ireland and 9 other books (10)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 24.00
22AADAMS, [John]:

A View of Universal History

London, 1795EUR 50.00 - 80.00EUR 42.00
22

Collection of Kildare Archaeological Journals

EUR 30.00 - 50.00EUR 144.00
23

A Guide to Irish Bibliographical Material and 7 other books (8)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 26.40
24

The Irish Counter Revolution 1921-1936 by John M Regan and 5 other books (6)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 42.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Textile of the Great White Fleet, with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans & successor Charles Stillman Sperry, 1908. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> William J. Stone, <i>Declaration of Independence,</i> Force printing, 1833. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, over 2000 items, with extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records & receipts, bulk 1820-1865. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Gloria Steinem, typescript for her speech <i>Living the Revolution,</i> with related letters and documents, 1941-77. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> <i>Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression,</i> depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, c. 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, <i>Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta,</i> Antwerp, 1635. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Antonio de Mayorga, manuscript map of Mexico City, 1779. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall, <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America,</i> first edition, 3 volumes, Philadelphia, 1842-44. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Samuel Walker, diary of the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Scrapbook on early Stanford football, with letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 & 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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