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Auction Name
Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Ephemera Etc.
Auction Date
01/20/2021 - 01/20/2021
Sale Number
#12021
Total Lots
565
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
565
Total Sales (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
27,035.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
42,348.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-1.33%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
242 Michael Hurley (Ed.) 

Michael Hurley (Ed.)  Irish Anglicanism 1869-1969.

EUR 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
498

Davis and Young Ireland: Moody, Thomas Davis, D. 1945; Yeats, Tribute to Thomas Davis, 1965; Prose Writings of Thomas Davis, Ed Rolleston, c1890s. Rolleston, The Teaching of Epictectus, 1888.

1945 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
243

Art: Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Art, large 4to; Harbison, Glasnevin Celtic Crosses; Arnold, A Concise History of Irish Art, small 4to dj; Visual notes from the Recession Time, Ireland 2008-2013; Byzantine Antiques in the NMI. Large 4to pictorial covers;

2008-2013 EUR 40.00 - 60.00 Unknown
499 David G. Wright 

David G. Wright Characters of Joyce. 1983.

1983 EUR 20.00 - 25.00 Unknown
244 Andrew Gamble

An Introduction to Modern Social an Political Thought by Andrew Gamble, Softback. A History of Political Theory by G.H. Sabine, Hardback. Captitalism and Modern Social Theory I  by Anthony Giddens, Softback. Sociology: A brief but critical introduction by

EUR 30.00 - 60.00 Unknown
500

Philip’s 19th Century County Atlas of Ireland Cluny Press 1984, The Glamour of Dublin by D L Kay ‘Kelleher’, 1st edn: 1918, Wife Mary Kelleher copy, Dublin Castle by M O’Connor Morris,  1889…

1984 EUR 40.00 - 80.00 Unknown
245 Sir Edward Creasy

The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: from Marathon to Waterloo by Sir Edward Creasy, 1874;  Fabre’s Book of Insects (Illus by E J Detmold) 1937;  Fauna Britannica Stefan Buczacki 2002; The Flora of the Alps  2 vols by Alfred W Bennett 1896; and The

1874 EUR 20.00 - 40.00 Unknown
501 William Trevor

Miss Gomez and the Brethren, William Trevor, First Edition, First Printing, 1971, Bodley Head with dust jacket. Juliet’s Story, William Trevor, First Edition, First Printing, 1991, O’Brien Press…

1971 EUR 30.00 - 60.00 Unknown
246 Daithi O Hogain 

Daithi O Hogain  The Celts: A History 2002.

2002 EUR 30.00 - 40.00 Unknown
502

Scotland. Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland……military …highlands 2 vols, 2nd, L. 1859, 344 and 368 pps. Cont mor. with mss notes and ills. Rare vols. (2)

1859 EUR 60.00 - 90.00 Unknown
247

Irish Medical interest  Antoinette Walker - The Children's Hospital Temple Street - The Post-Centenary Years 1972-2002.

EUR 40.00 - 60.00 Unknown
503 Rose Barton.

Rose Barton. Familiar London. 1904.

1904 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
248 O Keeffe, Rev, CC,

O Keeffe, Rev, CC, Borrisoleigh, Diocese of Cashel, Sermons at Mass. D. 1887.

1887 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 Unknown
504 C. E. B. Brett

C. E. B. Brett Buildings of Belfast and two others on the City of Belfast

EUR 20.00 - 40.00 Unknown
249

Africa: Stanley, How I found Levingston, 8vo. New edition 1974; map and ills; 48 pps cat at rear; pictorial covers. A New Light thrown across Darkest Africa, c1890s, small 8vo, unusual, book cat at rear. Gogarty, In the Land of the Kikuyus, 8vo, dj, D. 19

1974 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 Unknown
505

County Clare Interest. The Other Clare Journal, 5 issues; Travellers in Co. Clare 1459-1843; Clare Association yearbook 4 issues; Sliabh Aughty 3 issues; North Munster journal; Dal gCais no. 5, etc.

EUR 30.00 - 60.00 Unknown
250 Millington

Travel and topography; Millington, Signs and Wonders in the Land of Ham, L. 1873, very rare not in ABE; book plate of R. Edward Brennan, Dungarvan. Shortland, The Persecutions of Annam, 1875, dedicated to Cardinal Newman. The First Christian Mission to th

1873 EUR 50.00 - 80.00 Unknown
506 Harbison

Harbison, Celtic Crosses Glasnevin, mint 2016 small 4to. St Anthony the saints in silhouette; The Book of Saints; Arch Franciscanum Hist 1913; Collectanea Hibernica, 2002-2003; Brother Anselm’s Glenstal Cookbook; Catholic Missions, 4 copies of this period

2016 small 4to. St Anthony the saints in silhouette; The Book of Saints; Arch Franciscanum Hist EUR 30.00 - 50.00 Unknown
251

Journal – Kilkenny Archaeological Society Facsimile edition of Old Kilkenny Review, Issue Nos. 5, 6, 7, & 8 covering the years 1952-55.

1952-55. EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
507 Jack B. Yeats

Jack B. Yeats  Early Water Colours. Exhibition catalogue – Waddington Galleries, London April/ 1961.

1961 EUR 60.00 - 90.00 Unknown
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Mrs S. C. Belnos.</b> <i>The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins,</i> 1st edition, 1851. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Sir Harry Darell.</b> <i>China, India, Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity,</i> 1st edition, 1852. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br><i>Scots Magazine,</i></b> 61 volumes, 1739-1800. With important maps of North America. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Ian Fleming.</b> <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1st edition, 1953. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Virginia Woolf.</b> <i>Really and Truly,</i> 1915. Autograph confessions book. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Evelyn Waugh.</b> <i>Vile Bodies,</i> 1st edition, 1930. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>J. R. R. Tolkien.</b> Autograph letter signed on Old English, with corrected typescript. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lewis Carroll.</b> <i>The Hunting of the Snark,</i> 1st edition, 1876. Presentation copy. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Essex House Press.</b> <i>Poems of William Shakespeare,</i> 1899. One of 450 copies. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lafcadio Hearn.</b> <i>A Japanese Miscellany,</i> 1st edition, 1901. Presentation copy. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Jules Verne.</b> <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas,</i> 1st UK edition, 1873. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Charles Dickens.</b> <i>The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit,</i> 1st edition, 1844. Original cloth binding. £800 to £1,200.
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