Forum Auctions: Online Sale: Modern Literature, 2243, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
06/09/2022 - 06/09/2022
Page Size: 269 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Blunt (Wilfrid Scawen)

The Land War in Ireland

1912GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 400.00
2Buchan (John)

Sir Walter Ralegh, The Stanhope Essay

1897GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 425.00
3Cousins (James H.).-

Heroic Romances of Ireland, translated by A. H. Leahy

1905GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00
4Cuala Press.- O'Connor (Frank)

A Lament for Art O'Leary,

Dublin1971GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 875.00
5Dolmen Press.-

The Voyage of St. Brendan: Journey to the Promised Land, translated by John J. O.Mear

Dublin1976GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 525.00
6Dolmen Press.- Bowe (Nicola Gordon)

Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art

Dublin1983GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 875.00
7Dolmen Press.- O'Grady (Desmond)

The Gododdin

Dublin1977GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 1,000.00
8Dolmen Press.- Synge (J.M.)

Some Sonnets from 'Laura in Death,' after the Italian of F. Petrarch, edited by Robin Skelton,

Dublin1971GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 525.00
9Easton (Phoebe Jane)

Marbling: a History and a Bibliography

1983GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 112.50
10[Gogarty (Oliver St. John)], "Gideon Ouseley".

"Gideon Ouseley". The Enchanted Trousers

Dublin, [1919].GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 250.00
11[Gogarty (Oliver St. John)], "Alpha and Omega".

"Alpha and Omega". Blight. The Tragedy of Dublin

Dublin1917GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 275.00
12Gregory (Isabella Augusta,

Mr. Gregory's Letter-Box

1813-1830, first edition, William Robert Gregory's copyGBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 3,750.00
13Hammer (Victor)

Memory and her Nine Daughters the Muses

1857GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 300.00
14Kennelly (Brendan)

Up and At It

Dublin1964GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 687.50
15Le Brocquy (Louis).- Synge (J.M.)

The Playboy of the Western World

Barre, MA1970GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 687.50
16Palmer (Herbert Edward)

The Judgment of Francois Villon [2 copies]

Hogarth Press1927GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 200.00
17Pratchett (Terry), Neil Gaiman and others,

Neil Gaiman and others, contributors.- Horror: 100 Best Books, edited by Stephen Jones and Kim Newman

1988GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 237.50
18Rowling (J.K.)

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

2008GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 225.00
19[Russell (George)] "A. E.".

A. E., Midsummer Eve

New York1928GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 812.50
20Yeats (William Butler)

Where There Is Nothing. Being Volume One of Plays for an Irish Theatre

New York1903GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 350.00
21Yeats (William Butler), G. Bernard Shaw, S. O'Sullivan, Lady Gregoy, Padraic Colum and others,

G. Bernard Shaw, S. O'Sullivan, Lady Gregoy, Padraic Colum and others, contributors. The Shanachie, nos. 1-6 in 2 vol.,

Dublin1906-7GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 550.00
22Yeats (William Butler)

Stories of Red Hanrahan and the Secret Rose

1927GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 325.00
23Yeats (William Butler)

Poems of Place

Tern Press1991GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 325.00
24Ackroyd (Peter)

Country Life

1978GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 237.50
25Ackroyd (Peter)


1985GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 325.00
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