Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, 301, Kilkenny

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/05/2017 - 12/05/2017
Page Size: 706 items in 29 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1O'Hanlon (Rev. J.)

The Life of St. Malachy O'Morgair

Dublin1859EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 396.00
2Chatterton (Lady)

Rambles in the South of Ireland during the Year 1838

London1839EUR 160.00 - 240.00EUR 360.00
3[Evans (Mary Anne)] 'George Eliot'

Daniel Deronda, 4 vols.

Edin.1876EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 528.00
4Scale (Bernard)

Tales for the Easy Valuing of Estates from One Shilling to Five Pounds Per Acre

Dublin1771EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
5 Yeats (Jack B.)

Sailing, Sailing, Swiftly

London1933EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 192.00
6O'Brien (Edna)

The Lonely Girl,

London1962EUR 120.00 - 180.00EUR 276.00
7Dickens (Charles)

Pickwick Papers," Dombey & Son, David Copperfield

Londonc.1891EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 108.00
8Griffith (Richard)

Geological and Mining Surveys of the Coal Districts of Counties of Tyrone and Antrim in Ireland

Dublin1829EUR 160.00 - 220.00Not Sold
9Hickson (Mary Agnes)

Selections from Old Kerry Records, Historical and Genealogical

London1872EUR 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Periodical: Duffy's Hibernian Magazine, A Monthly Journal Vols. 1 - 5, together 5 vols.

Dublin1862-1864EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 240.00
11Duigenan (Patrick)

A Fair Representation of the Present Political State of Ireland

Dublin1800EUR 125.00 - 175.00EUR 192.00
12Maryson (Fynes)

A History of Ireland, from the Year 1599 to 1603... To which is added A Description of Ireland.

Dublin1735EUR 180.00 - 250.00EUR 552.00
13Schatkamer (Lud. Smids)

Der Nederlandsse Oudheden; or Woordenboek Behelsende Nederlands,... Ed. by R. Lochman

Amstredam 1711EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 312.00
14Knox (Alex.)

The Irish Watering Places, their Climate, Scenery, and Accommodation.

Dublin1845EUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
15Ussher (James)

An Answer to a Challenge made by a Jesuit in Ireland

London1631EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
16[Eachard (John)]

The Grounds & Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy and Religion Enquired into In a Letter Written to R.L.

Lond. 1670EUR 125.00 - 175.00EUR 120.00
17Beaufort (Emily A.)

Egyptian Sepulchers and Syrian Shrines, Include some stay in the Lebanon, at Palmyra, and in Western Turkey.

London1861EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 264.00

1798: Jones - An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements which took place between His Majesty's Forces and The Rebels, during The Irish Rebellion of 1798, Sm.

London1798EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 216.00

My Pocket book; or, Hints for 'A Right Merrie and Conceiteds Tour,' [The Stranger in Ireland]. Sm.

London1808EUR 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
20Lamb (R.)

An Original and Authentic Journal of Occurances During the late American War, from its commencement to the Year 1783.

Dublin1809EUR 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
21Mountmorres (Lord)

The History of the Principal Transactions of the Irish Parliament, from the Year 1634 to 1666,.

London1792EUR 160.00 - 240.00Not Sold
22[Doyle (Most Rev. Dr. James)] 'J.K.L.'

A Vindication of the Religious and Civil Principles of the Irish Catholics; In a Letter to the Marquis Wellesley.

Dublin1823EUR 170.00 - 220.00EUR 312.00
23Barrington (Sir Jonah)

Personal Sketches of His Own Time,.

London1827EUR 120.00 - 180.00Not Sold
24Musgrave (Sir R.)

Memoirs of the Rebellions in Ireland

Dublin1802EUR 175.00 - 225.00Not Sold
25Teeling (C. Hamilton)

Sequel to Personal Narrative of the 'Irish Rebellion' of 1798

Belfast 1832EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 204.00
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Jenner (Rev. George Charles). <i>The Evidence at Large...Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation,</i> presentation copy from Edward Jenner to Rev. Rowland Hill, 1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Houdini (Harry).- Maggi (Girolamo). <i>De tintinnabulis liber equuleo liber,</i> Harry Houdini's copy, Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1689. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Meyer (Henry Leonard). Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs , 7 vol. in 2 plus Illustrations of British Birds, 4 vol., 1842-50 and [1835-51]. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>An Entirely New Romantic Drama, in Three Acts, by Mr. Wilkie Collins, called The Frozen Deep,</i> 1857. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Lighthouses and Islands of Ireland, c. 125 drawings, 1867. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Shelley (Lady Jane). Diary, 1853 & 1860. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Scottish Binding.- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound in contemporary brown polished calf decorated with the figure of a Chinese spearman, by ?James Scott of Edinburgh, 1778. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Man Within,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1929. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Mellan (Claude, 1598-1688). The Holy Face, or the Veil of St Veronica, [c. 1649 and later]. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Desaguliers (John Theophilus). <i>A Dissertation concerning Electricity,</i> W. Innys, and T. Longman, 1742. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Le Jeune (Paul). <i>Relation de se qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'anné 1636 enuoyée au R.Pere Provincial de la Compagnie de Iesus en la Province de France,</i> 1637. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Stumpf (Johann Rudolph). <i>Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckern Chronicwirdiger thaaten beschreibung, </i> Zurich, Froschauer, 1586. £3,000 to £4,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to General James Clinton, preparing for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, 1778. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising to send reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Edison, Autograph Letter Signed, to Western Union President William Orton, 1878. $10,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> William, Bishop of Coventry, vellum charter granting the church of Rochdale to the Cistercian Abbey of Stanlaw, in Latin, 1222. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> FDR, Photograph Signed & Inscribed, framed with wood removed from the White House roof, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Dubuffet, archive including many letters written while painting in NYC, 1951-72. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Mohandas K. Gandhi, Autograph Letter Signed, describing the source of his patience, 1939. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Lithograph portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck, signed by both, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Charles The Bold, Duke of Burgundy, Letter Signed to Johann IV of Nassau, in French, 1470. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Cocteau, Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 1919. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Louis Armstrong, two Autograph Letters Signed to Erich Kauffmann, his lip salve purveyor, 1965-70. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Wernher von Braun, Autograph Letter Signed to Jonathan Cross, 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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