Purcell Auctioneers: Auction of a Collection of Irish & World Interest Books - Rare & Signed First Editions, Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, Postcards, Stamps, Ephemera Etc., 112322, Birr

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Auction Report
Auction Date
11/23/2022 - 11/23/2022
Page Size: 576 items in 24 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

AIB Art. 1995. Folio. Illustrated and Irish Art 1770-1995 -History and Society. Works from the collection of the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.

1995EUR 50.00 - 60.00Not Sold
2de Valera, Ruaidhri/Sean O'Nuallain.

Survey of the Megalithic Tombs of Ireland, Vol I, County Clare, Dublin.

2002EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 36.90
3

Snaffles 'Osses and Obstacles.

1935EUR 20.00 - 30.00EUR 12.30
4Robert Burns

The Works of Robert Burns. 2 vols. by Professor Wilson.

EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 24.60
5Hanrahan, P. R.

Eva or the Buried City of Bannow an Historical Tale of the Early English Invaders. Frank Farrell, the Irish National Teacher or Honour and Passion.

London1866EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 79.95
6Williams, Guy

Cattleman.

2012EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 18.45
7by Ollie Byrnes

Clare GAA & The Burren: Against The Wind Memories Of Clare Hurling ; …

EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 18.45
8Murphy, James.

Shan Van Vocht. a Story of '98.

Dublin. EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 79.95
9

Report relating to the Drainage of Lands in Ireland as administered by the Board of Works under the Chairmanship of The Earl of Rosse, Parsonstown.

EUR 120.00 - 150.00Not Sold
10 Illustrated by Warren

The History of Ireland. 2 vols.

c.1850.EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 61.50
11Jim Dine & Ron Padgett.

The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Ron.

1970EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 12.30
12L. A. Morrisson.

Rambles in Europe.

EUR 30.00 - 50.00EUR 36.90
13

Thoughts from the Heart by Seaghan O’Cleirigh ‘Benmore’, a County Antrim Man.

1980EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 61.50
14

Great Southern Railways Time Table July 1924 to October 1925.

EUR 80.00 - 160.00EUR 36.90
15

Catalogue of Irish Bronze Swords NMI George Egan 1965 HB; 300 Years of Irish Timekeeping PB; …

EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 36.90
16

Clare Related; Families of County Clare Ireland by Michael O Loughlain; The Clare War Dead - A History of the Casualties of the Great War by Tom Burnell; …

EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 55.35
17 by Mark Bence Jones.

Burke’s Guide to Country Houses Ireland

London1978EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 55.35
18Translation by John J. O'Meara, paintings by Daniel De'Angelico. 

The Voyage of Saint Brendan.

1994EUR 90.00 - 180.00EUR 184.50
19Thomas Ingoldsby

The Ingoldsby Legends; or Mirth and Marvels. 2 vols.

1870EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 79.95
20F. Spencer Chapman; Augustine Courtauld [Intro.].

Watkins' Last Expedition

London1934EUR 80.00 - 120.00EUR 30.75
21

IRISH ART: Pauline Bewick At 75, A photo biography by Alan Hayes, Signed and inscribed by Pauline Bewick, 2010; …

EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 98.40
22Anthony Trollope.

Phineas Redux.

EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 36.90
23

Dublin Hospital Gazette; A Journal For The Cultivation And Improvement Of Practical Medicine And Surgery. Published on the 1st and 15th of Each Month. Vol I

Dublin1854EUR 50.00 - 100.00EUR 209.10
24

DUBLIN. Reports Of The Finance & General Purposes Committee. To The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of Dublin.

1927 and 1928EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 135.30
25

Michael Collins Ryan, Desmond ; Michael Collins And The Women. WH Ryan, Meda Published by Mercier Press, 2006; …

EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 55.35
  • <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
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  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Gideon Welles, <i>Extensive archive of personal and family papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy,</i> 1791-1914. Sold September 29 — $281,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Rock Climbers,</i> cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> watercolor, ink and gouache, 1954. Sold December 15 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Brontë, <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography. Edited by Currer Bell,</i> three volumes, first edition, 1847. Sold June 16, 2022 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, <i>The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed,</i> London, 1542. Sold October 13 — $106,250.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32),</i> silver print, 1936. Sold October 20 — $305,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> George Washington, Autograph Document Signed, with two manuscript plat maps in holograph, 1751. Sold October 27 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Winfred Rembert, <i>Winfred Rembert and Class of 1959,</i> dye on carved & tooled leather, 1999. Sold October 6 — $233,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> M.C. Escher, <i>Relativity,</i> lithograph, 1953. Sold November 3 — $81,250.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Original Film Posters<br>27 January - 10 February 2023</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Vertigo (1958), poster, US. The ultimate poster on this classic Hitchcock title, one of three known examples. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Lawrence of Arabia (1962), roadshow poster, US. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Star Wars (1977), style C poster, printer's proof, US. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> The Navigator/ La Croisiere du Navigator (1924), re-release poster (1931), French. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Bullitt (1968), special test poster, US. £3,000 to £5,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 817. Bellin's complete five-volume maritime atlas with 581 maps & plates (1764). $24,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 325. An early and important map of the Republic of Texas (1837). $11,000 to $14,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 45. De Bry's early map of North Pole depicting Willem Barentsz' expedition (1601). $3,500 to $4,250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 154. Poignant map of the United States documenting lynchings (1931). $250 to $325.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 457. Extremely rare matching set of pro-German propaganda from WWI (1914). $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 815. Homann's world atlas featuring 110 maps in contemporary color (1751). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 60. Miniature pocket globe based on Herman Moll (1785). $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 8. Visscher's rare carte-a-figures world map (1652). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 158. Matching satirical maps of the US by McCandlish: "Ration Map" & "Bootlegger's Map" (1944). $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 820. One of the finest English atlases of the early 19th century (1808). $4,750 to $6,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 59. Important milestone in preparation for 1969 moon landing (1963). $750 to $900.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 805. Superb bible leaf with image of crucifixion of Jesus with gilt highlights (1518). $800 to $950.
  • <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>including Americana<br>February 16, 2023</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works…now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [EINSTEIN, Albert (1879–1955)]. –– ORLIK, Emil (1870–1932), artist. Lithograph signed (“Albert Einstein”). N.p., 1928. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. <i>[The Lord of the Rings trilogy:] The Fellowship of the Ring.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Two Towers.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Return of the King.</i> 1955. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") and Charles Dudley WARNER. <i>The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.</i> Hartford and Chicago, 1873. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> LOVECRAFT, Howard Phillips. <i>Beyond the Wall of Sleep.</i> Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1943. $2,000 to $3,000.
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