Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Spring Rare Book & Collectors' Timed Auction. Rare & Antiquarian Books: to include the Residue from the Library of the Late Dr. Philip Murray, Sligo and Select items from Other Private Clients., 42424, Kilkenny

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
April 24, 2024 - April 24, 2024
Page Size: 710 items in 29 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 Dawe (Gerard)

The Lundys Letter, Gallery 1985; Sunday School, Gallery 1991; Heart of Hearts, Gallery 1995, All Signed First Editions; Carson (Ciaran) Until Before After, Gallery 2010, ...

EUR 40.00 - 70.00 Not Sold
2

Pamphlets: 1 Rolls Office. Court of Error in Ireland - Hetherington, V. Wogan

Dublin 1817 EUR 25.00 - 45.00 EUR 68.75
3

Rare Dublin Printing Hawkey Classic: S. Crispi Salustii Opera

Dublin 1747 EUR 25.00 - 50.00 EUR 32.50
4 Cary (John)

New Itinerary: or, An Accurate Delineation of the Great Roads,... throughout England and Wales,...

London 1798 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 EUR 26.25
5 Kipling (Rudyard)

The Jungle Book

London 1894 EUR 120.00 - 180.00 EUR 143.75
6 [Connellan (Thaddeus)]

An English Irish Dictionary, intended for the Use of Schools.

Dublin 1814 EUR 70.00 - 120.00 EUR 156.25
7 L'Estrange (Sir R.)

Seneca's Morals by Way of Abstract

London 1696 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 EUR 106.25
8 Lawrence (D.H.)

The Lost Girl

London 1920 EUR 25.00 - 50.00 EUR 18.75
9 Fitzgerald (John)

The Time Being,

2021 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 Not Sold
10 O'Sullivan (Seumas)

The Twilight People

Dublin 1905 EUR 30.00 - 40.00 EUR 62.50
11 [L'Estrange (Miss M.)]

Heligoland or, Reminiscences of Childhood. A Genuine Narrative of Facts by An Officers Daughter. Ed. by Mrs. C.W.

London 1850 EUR 35.00 - 50.00 EUR 31.25
12 V. Good Collection Hewitt (John)

The Day of the Corncrake: Poems of the Nine Glens,

1969 EUR 45.00 - 80.00 EUR 131.25
13 Broderick (John)

The Rose Tree

London & N.Y. 1985 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 EUR 26.25
14 [Yeats (W.B.)] Duryee (M.B.)

Words Alone are Certain Good,

Dublin 1961 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 EUR 31.25
15 Elliot (J.)

A Complete Collection of the Medical and Philosophical Works of John Fothergill

London 1781 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 EUR 32.50
16 Edgeworth (Maria)

Moral Tales, 3 vols.

London 1821 EUR 40.00 - 70.00 EUR 81.25
17

Letters from a Young Painter Abroad to his Friends in England, 2 vols.

London 1750 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 EUR 18.75
18 Kohl (J.C.)

Reisen in Ireland, 2vols.

Dresden und Leipzig 1843 EUR 80.00 - 140.00 EUR 87.50
19

Periodical: Leabhar na h'Eireann, The Irish year Book

1908, 1909, 1910 EUR 50.00 - 80.00 Not Sold
20

Novels etc: [Brunton (Mrs. Mary)] Discipline: A Novel, by The Author of 'Self-Control,' 3 vols.

Edinburg 1815 EUR 35.00 - 50.00 Not Sold
21 Allingham (William)

Irish Songs and Poems, sm.

London 1887 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 EUR 100.00
22 Hume (David)

The History of England, 8 vols.

London 1773 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 Not Sold
23 [Bisani (Alessandro)]

An Italian Gentleman, A Picturesque Tour through Part of Europe, Asia, and Africa: ... With Plates after Designs by James Stuart.

London 1793 EUR 70.00 - 100.00 Not Sold
24 [Jonathan Swift] Orrery (John, Earl of)

Remarks on the Life and Writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift, ... in a Series of Letters.

Dublin 1752 EUR 120.00 - 180.00 EUR 125.00
25

Hemingway (Ernest) A Moveable Feast

London 1964 EUR 40.00 - 60.00 EUR 37.50
  • Bonhams, July 15-25: THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION OF ISRAEL WITKOWER. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: GEORGE WASHINGTON SIGNED DISCHARGE. June 9, 1783. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: "Shhhhh!" A DAVID SHANNON ILLUSTRATION FROM DAVID GETS IN TROUBLE. $2,500 - $3,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: PICASSO, PABLO. Le Carmen des Carmen. Paris, 1964. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: RARE AUTOGRAPH OF AMERICAN NAVAL HERO CAPTAIN JAMES MUGFORD. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: KARA WALKER SILHOUETTES FOR TONI MORRISON'S FIVE POEMS. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FIRST APPEARANCE OF PINOCCHIO IN ENGLISH. COLLODI, CARLO.New York, 1892. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: BONAPARTE, JOSEPHINE. Autograph Note (unsigned) in French. $1,000 - $1,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FROST ON MATTHEW ARNOLD.Autograph Letter Signed to Adams, July 27, 1934. $800 - $1,200
    Bonhams, July 15-25: ELIAS BOUDINOT'S COPY OF BARLOW'S COLUMBIAN EPIC. $800 - $1,200
    Bonhams, July 15-25: A SIGNED HART CRANE BROOKLYN BRIDGE POSTCARD TO EDWARD DAHLBERG. $600 - $800
    Bonhams, July 15-25: A STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY THE "QUEEN OF WALL STREET," HETTY GREEN. $700 - $900
  • Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: U.S. / European Shipping Archive 1800-1814. The Widow Bermingham & Sons Collection. €7,000 to €10,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Bunreacht na hÉireann. Constitution of Ireland. An important copy of the First Printing of De Valera’s new Constitution, approved in 1938. Signed by the Constitution Cabinet. €7,000 to €9,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: A Rare Complete Run of the Cuala Press Broadsides. €7,000 to €9,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Grose (Francis). The Antiquities of Ireland, 2vols. folio London (for S. Hooper) 1791. Magnificent Hand-Coloured Copy - Only 25 Copies. €3,000 to €5,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Cantillon (Richard). Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en General, Traduit de l'Anglois, Sm. 8vo London (Fletcher Gyles) 1756. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Gregory, (Lady Augusta). Spreading the News: The Rising of the Moon: The Poorhouse (with Douglas Hyde). Being Vol. IX of the Abbey Theatre Series. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Lavery (Lady Hazel). A moving series of three A.L.S. and a Telegram to Gen. Eoin O'Duffy, July-August 1927, expressing her grief at the death of Kevin O'Higgins. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Dampier (Wm.) Nouveau Voyage Autour du Monde, ou l'on descrit en particulier l'Isthme de l'Amerique…, 2 vols. in one, Amsterdam, 1698. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Howell (James). Instructions for Forreine Travel Shewing by what Cours, and in what Compasse of Time…, London, 1642. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, 8vo, L. (Bloomsbury) 1999, First Edn., First Printing of Deluxe Collectors Edn. Signed. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: James (Wm.) A Full and Correct Account of the Military Occurrences of The Late War Between Great Britain and The United States of America. 2 vols. Lond. 1818. €650 to €900.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: The Laws of the United States, Published by Authority, 3 vols. Philadelphia (Richard Folwell) 1796. €600 to €800.
  • Sotheby’s, July 11: Galileo, Document annotated and signed by Galileo, dated Padua, 1595. £500,000 to £700,000.
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