Purcell Auctioneers: Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera Etc., 12021, Birr

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/20/2021 - 01/20/2021
Page Size: 565 items in 23 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Two boxes of misc; includes Wodehouse, The Bodley Head Publications, Quiller Couch and poetry, pol, biography. (50)

EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 102.00
2

Irish Catholic Bulletin. Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 etc.

EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 240.00
3

Large Box of General and Art Interest Books

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 24.00
4

Box of IMC vols and other pols and biography. Includes, Silva Gaedilica, PROI reports (4); Parliament and Council of Med Ireland; Dignitas St Patricks cathedral; Statute Rolls; Walshingham Letter Book. (30)

EUR 30.00 - 50.00EUR 30.00
5

Northern Ireland: box of c20 volumes h/b and card, all vg on recent history in Northern Ireland. Politics, biography and history (20)

EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 36.00
6

A Box of Irish Interest book including a History of Kildare, etc.

EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 114.00
7

Box of Kilkenny and South East Archaeological Society Journals

EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 42.00
8

Cyclopedia of Civil Engineering (9 vols) by the American Technical Society along with Modern Buildings - Their Planning, Construction and Equipment (6 vols)

EUR 20.00 - 40.00Not Sold
9

Collection of Irish Ephemera. Correspondence, Prints, postcards, First Day Covers, Postal items, political leaflets, international rugby programmes, dividend warrants, partly used 1847 almanac, railway material etc.

EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 108.00
10

Limerick Ephemera. Box of historical Bill heads, programmes, receipts, political leaflets, religious material, booklets etc.

EUR 60.00 - 120.00EUR 240.00
11

Small box Irish mainly non fiction; includes Red Book of Kildare and 3 other IMC; Priests in Penal Times; Church and State in Tudor Times. (c20 vols).

EUR 30.00 - 50.00EUR 84.00
12

Journal – Dublin Historical Record – Large collection of this journal with volumes from the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s a total of around ninety 90.

EUR 450.00 - 550.00EUR 408.00
13

A collection of Irish Examination papers, from the period, 1895 - 1934, and bound in leather and buckram. 16 Vols.

1895-1934EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 156.00
14

Drink: small box on Whiskey and Whisky (10 vols), Gin, Beer and Cocktails. 16 vols. All vg (16).

EUR 30.00 - 50.00EUR 30.00
15

Modern Irish Literary Fiction, c25 vols mostly vg or mint.

EUR 30.00 - 40.00EUR 60.00
16Maurice Craig,

Maurice Craig, The Elephant and the Polish Question, Lilliput 1990, mint; English Notebooks and Irish Rebellion, Four Courts, 2006, mint; Conceiving Revolution, Four Courts 2001, mint and 11 other mint/vg vols on media, biography and politics. (14)

1990EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 42.00
17

Irish Politics: Ireland in the World, Garret Fitzgerald; Battleship Bertie; The Dynamics of Irish Politics and 12 others ((15)

EUR 25.00 - 40.00Not Sold
18

Irish Constitution and Admin: Hogan, Election and Representation CUP 1945; The Irish Free State and its Senate; Irish Foreign Policy 1919-1966; Barrington, The Irish Admin System, 1981 and 9 others similar. Diverse and interesting lot. (13)

1945EUR 35.00 - 60.00EUR 48.00
19 D. S. Rice

The Baptistère de Saint Louis by D. S. Rice, D. S. Paris, 1953.

Paris1953EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 24.00
20

Buller’s Birds of New Zealand: a new Edition of Sir Walter Lowry Buller’s “A History of the Birds of New Zealand”, reproducing in six-colour offset, the 48 stone-plate lithographs by J G Keulemans from the 2nd edition 1888

1888EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 66.00
21W.B.Yeats

W.B.Yeats Images of Ireland 1991.

1991EUR 50.00 - 70.00EUR 24.00
22

The Georgian Society Records Vol 1, IGS facsimile copy of 1909 ed; large 4to, almost mint copy in green cloth. (1)

1909EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 288.00
23

The Georgian Society Records Vol 5, IGS facsimile copy of 1909 ed; large 4to, almost mint copy in green cloth. (1)

1909EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 66.00
24Colm Connolly

Colm Connolly Michael Collins 1996 and C. O’Comharai Ireland and The First World War. 2014.

2014EUR 30.00 - 35.00EUR 21.60
25Jack B. Yeats

Jack B. Yeats Amongst Friends. Exh. Catalogue at Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin Sept/Oct. 2004.

Dublin 2004EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 54.00
  • <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STEINBECK, John (1902-1968). <i>The Pastures of Heaven.</i> New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). <i>Tender is the Night.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STOKER, Bram (1847-1912). <i>Dracula.</i> Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> GOLDING, William (1911-1993). <i>Lord of the Flies.</i> London: Faber and Faber, 1954. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> SALINGER, J. D. (1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). <i>The Torrents of Spring.</i> New York: Scribner's, 1926. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963). <i>Brave New World.</i> London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Time Machine, an Invention.</i> New York: Henry Holt, 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> DAHL, Roald (1916-1990). <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HERBERT, Frank (1920-1986). Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> KESEY, Ken (1935-2001). <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.</i> New York: The Viking Press, 1962. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). <i>Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade.</i> New York: Seymour Lawrence Delacorte Press, 1969. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
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    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
  • <center><b>The Collectors’ Sale<br>March 3, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Verlag, Luzern, Publishers: <i>The Book of Kells,</i> the most precious illuminated manuscript of the early Middle Ages, now reproduced, the FIRST AND ONLY COMPLETE FINE ART FACSIMILE EDITION. €5,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone,</i> 8vo, L. (Bloomsbury) 1997, First Deluxe Edn., Signed by the Author on title page. €4,000 to €5,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Gilbert (John T.) Account of Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Ireland, from the earliest extant specimens to A.D. 719. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <center><b>The Collectors’ Sale<br>March 3, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> <i>The Georgian Society Records of Eighteenth-Century Domestic Architecture in Dublin [-Ireland],</i> 5 vols. lg. 4to D. 1909 - 1913. Limited Editions. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>The Poems of W.B. Yeats,</i> 2 vols., roy 8vo, L. (MacMillan & Co.) 1949, Limited Edn., No. 185 (of 375 copies). Signed. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Crone (John S.)ed. <i>The Irish Book Lover, A Monthly Review of Irish Literature and Bibliography.</i> Vol. I No 1 August 1909 - Vol. XXXII No. 6, September 1957. €1,250 to €2,000.
    <center><b>The Collectors’ Sale<br>March 3, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Yeats (John Butler) <i>An original self-portrait Sketch,</i> Signed and dated April 1919, N[ew] York. €1,200 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Photograph Album. Entitled ''A Souvenir of the Visit to Jeypore Samasthanam of His Excellency the Right Hon'ble Viscount Goschen of Hawkhurst… 14th December 1927''. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Pistolesi (Erasmo) <i>Il Vaticano,</i> 8vols. large atlas, folio Rome (Tipografia della Societa..) 1829. €500 to €600.
    <center><b>The Collectors’ Sale<br>March 3, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Chagall (Marc)illus., Legmarie (Jean) comp., <i>The Jerusalem Windows,</i> folio N.Y. (George Braziller) 1962. €400 to €500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Bullitt (Thos. W.) <i>My Life at Oxmoor,</i> Life on a Farm in Kentucky before the War. Roy 8vo Louisville, Kentucky, 1911. Privately Printed No. 86 of 100 Copies Only. €300 to €400.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Popish Plot: Oates (Titus) <i>The Popes Whore House or The Merchandise of The Whore of Rome,</i> folio L. 1679. First Edn. €100 to €150.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother (horizontal),</i> silver print, 1936. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Group of 32 WWII-era identification badges for manufacturing & military-related companies, 1940-50s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Julia Margaret Cameron, <i>Alfred, Lord Tennyson,</i> albumen print, 1869. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Arnold Genthe, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt,</i> silver print, circa 1908. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Edward Curtis, <I>Oasis in the Badlands,</I> toned platinum print, 1905. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Francis Frith, three volumes, approximately 140 photographs, 1860-70s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Eugène Atget, <i>20 Photographs,</i> gold-toned silver prints by Berenice Abbott, 1898-1927. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Neil Leifer, <i>Muhammad Ali,</i> chromogenic print, 1965. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b><br>A group of approximately 50 Photomatic selfies of the same man taken over a period of time, 1940s. Estimate $1,500 to $2,500.
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