Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature, Collectibles, & Ephemera, 315, Kilkenny

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/10/2019 - 12/10/2019
Page Size: 862 items in 35 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Hyde (Douglas)

Abhrain ata leaghtha ar an Reachtuire - or Songs ascribed to Raftery, D. 1903. First Edn., port.; Coffey (D.)

Dublin1991-1993EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 108.00
2Carleton (Wm.)

Traits and Stories of The Irish Peasantry,

London1896EUR 130.00 - 180.00EUR 120.00
3Inglis (Henry D.)

Ireland in 1834 - A Journey throughout Ireland during the Spring, Summer and Autumn of 1834.

1834EUR 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
4

Periodical: Leabhar na hEireann - The Irish Year Book, published by The National Council, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1936, 1937 & 1942. Together 6 vols. sm.

Dublin1908EUR 130.00 - 180.00Not Sold
5

Irish Tours: Hand-Book to Galway, Connemara and the Irish Highlands, Sm.

Dublin1859EUR 130.00 - 180.00EUR 204.00
6

Special Limited Edition 1916 Proclamation: Dolmen Press - 1916 The Easter Proclamation of the Irish Republic, Sm.

Dublin1975EUR 160.00 - 220.00EUR 228.00
7Wood-Martin (W.G.)

Pagan Ireland, An Archaeological Sketch.

London1895EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 120.00
9O'Sullivan (Thos. F.)

Romantic Hidden Kerry, sm.

Tralee1931EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 144.00
10Burke (Sir B.)

Vicissitudes of Families and Other Essays,

London1861EUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
11Killarney: Croker (T. Crofton)

Killarney Legends: Arranged as a Guide to the Lakes,

London1853EUR 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
12[Swift (Jon.)] Temple (Sir Wm.)

Miscellanea, 3 Parts in one Vol. [Third Part Published by Jonathan Swift)

London1705EUR 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
13Maginn (Wm.)

Miscellanies: Prose and Verse, ed. by R.W. Montagu.

Londonn.d. c.1885 EUR 140.00 - 200.00EUR 144.00
14

Belfast Directories: Adair (Hugh)publ. Adairs Belfast Directory for 1860-61,

Belfast1860EUR 400.00 - 600.00EUR 672.00
15Quakers: Leadbeater (Mary)

Biographical Notices of Members of the Society of Friends, Sm.

London1823EUR 130.00 - 180.00EUR 180.00
16Curry (Wm.) & Co. Publishers -

The Picture of Dublin or Stranger's Guide to the Irish Metropolis,

Dublin1835EUR 250.00 - 350.00EUR 504.00
17Burke (Edmund)

An Account of the European Settlements in America,

Dublin1762EUR 120.00 - 180.00EUR 276.00
18

Le Sage: Aventuras de Gil Blas de Santillana, Robadas a Espana, 4 vols.

Madrid (Dublin)1799EUR 130.00 - 180.00EUR 204.00
19Dublin Printings: Macpherson (James)

The Works of Ossian, The Son of Fingal, trans. from Gaelic Language, 2 vols.

Dublin1765EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 144.00
20Weeks (James Eyre)

The Gentleman's Hour Glass, or An Introduction to Chronology: Being a plain and compendious Analysis of Time.. For the Use of Schools and Universities.

Dublin1750EUR 160.00 - 220.00EUR 456.00
21Angling: Greendrake (Gregory)

The Angling Excursions of Gregory Greendrake in Ireland, Part I Co. Wicklow.

Dublin1824EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 288.00
22West of Ireland after The Famine: Roden (Earl of,)

Progress of the Reformation in Ireland, Extracts from a Series of Letters written from the West of Ireland to a Friend in England in September 1851. Sm.

London1851EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 276.00
23Rare Provincial Printing Clonmel: Den (Fr. P.)

Capuchin, Machtnuig go maih air, no Leirsmuainte Air Fhirine Mór an Chreidiu Chriosduvuil do gach lá anso mioy,

a Galuain - Meala, Clonmel1819EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 504.00
24[Burton (N.J.)]

Letters from Harold Cross 1850,

Dublin1850EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 396.00
25Presentation Copy from Charles Gavan Duffy Mangan (James Clarence)

Anthologia Germanica - German Anthology: A Series of Translations ...,

Dublin1845EUR 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
26

An Oxonian [Samuel Hole] A Little Town in Ireland, sm.

London1859EUR 120.00 - 180.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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