29 April 2003

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John Davidson,The Ballad of a Nun, John Lane, London, 1905.
John Davidson,The Ballad of a Nun, John Lane, London, 1905.
Paul Henry RHA (1878-1958)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 251

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €400

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  • Contains six plates by Paul Henry. 16mo; in gilt-stamped green cloth. Also with this lot, Sarah Austin The Story Without an End, Duckworth & Co., London, 1904. Gilded green cloth with parchment at spine; a romantic children’s tale, with four plates by Paul Henry. Both items are remarkably rare and the illustrations to each were never reprinted.

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Vanishing Dublin, Allen Figgis & Co. Dublin, 1966.
Vanishing Dublin, Allen Figgis & Co. Dublin, 1966.
Flora H. Mitchell (1890-1973)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 252

Published Estimate: €400-500

Price Realised: €600


Vanishing Dublin, Allen Figgis & Co., Dublin, 1966.
Vanishing Dublin, Allen Figgis & Co., Dublin, 1966.
Flora H. Mitchell (1890-1973)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 253

Published Estimate: €350-450

Price Realised: €360

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  • First edition, with full-page colour plates. Quarto, in green cloth, lacks dust jacket. Inscribed on front free endpaper; thought to be a gift from the Irish author/artist couple Claud and Patricia Cockburn (see biography laid in).

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Edgar Allan Poe, Tales of Mstery and Imagination, Tudor Publishing Co., New York, [1933].
Edgar Allan Poe, Tales of Mstery and Imagination, Tudor Publishing Co., New York, [1933].
Harry Clarke RHA (1889-1931)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 254

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €300

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  • First American edition, with eight mounted colour plates and twenty-four b&w illustrations by Clarke, whose rampant imagination ensured that the illustrations were well matched to Poe’s text. Quarto, in original black cloth with pictorial label on upper board; gilt titles at spine; lacks slipcase.

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TWELVE ASSORTED PRINTS AND A PROOF PRINTING OF ONE OF THE ARTIST'S POEMS
TWELVE ASSORTED PRINTS AND A PROOF PRINTING OF ONE OF THE ARTIST'S POEMS
Harry Kernoff RHA (1900-1974)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 255

Published Estimate: €1,500-2,000

Price Realised: €1500

  • Signature: each of the 12 prints signed and some dated [1955-1962]; the poem with ms alterations and additions
  • Medium: black & white linocuts an lithographs, some mounted on card
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  • various sizes ranging from 3.5 x 2.5 inches to 5.75 x 6.25 inches Most of the prints were sent as Christmas cards and some are inscribed, the most interesting being a print of the drinker depicted in ‘More Power to his Elbow’, who is identified on reverse by Kernoff as being “Peter Doyle, a retired National Library official”. The poem by Kernoff is titled ‘After an Exhibition of Abstract and Subjective Art’ and was written in 1963. It consists of 105 lines and begins: “Bilious, amorphous, gangrenous muck” and continues throughout in much the same vein. This copy has an extra stanza of four lines added in Kernoff’s green pen concerning the Emperor’s new clothes. (13)

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Dublin: The People's City - The Photographs of Nevill Johnson 1952-53, Academy Press, Dublin, 1981.
Dublin: The People's City - The Photographs of Nevill Johnson 1952-53, Academy Press, Dublin, 1981.
Nevill Johnson (1911-1999)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 256

Published Estimate: €150-180

Price Realised: €400

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  • With a foreword by James Plunkett. Black and white photographs capturing the gritty essence of Dublin in the fifties - the originals of these images were exhibited recently at the Lemonstreet Gallery. Oblong quarto; original black cloth in dust-jacket. Also with this lot, Aidan Dunne’s Barrie Cooke, with contributions by Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes and John Montague, published by the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast, 1986; illustrated wrappers. Also, A Sense of Ireland, catalogue which accompanied a festival of Irish arts held in London in 1980, and three ROSC catalogues for 1971, 1980 and 1984; all in original wrappers, illustrated throughout. (6)

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John J. O'Meara (trans.) The Voyage of Saint Brendan: Journey to the Promised Land, Dolmen Press, Dublin, in association with Humanities Press, New Jersey, 1976.
John J. O'Meara (trans.) The Voyage of Saint Brendan: Journey to the Promised Land, Dolmen Press, Dublin, in association with Humanities Press, New Jersey, 1976.
Special bindings/small press  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 257

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €480

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  • ONE OF ONLY 50 COPIES with hand-coloured illustrations and specially bound in calf with a vignette of St Brendan stamped in gilt and blind on upper board; top edge gilt and in original slipcase. SIGNED by O’Meara who translated the ninth century Latin text and also wrote the introduction. The woodcut illustrations are reproduced from Sankt Brandans Seefahrt printed in Augsburg in 1476; book design is by Dublin artist Liam Miller and set in Pilgrim type with uncial initials in Victor Hammer; printed on Van Gelder mouldmade ‘Union’ paper. Whilst 750 copies were made, only 50 had coloured illustrations and the special binding. A beautiful book to be treasured.

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An Irish Florilegium II: Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland, Thames & Hudson, London, 1987.
An Irish Florilegium II: Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland, Thames & Hudson, London, 1987.
Wendy F. Walsh (b.1915)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 258

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €280

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  • First edition. The second volume of the much acclaimed work, with 48 colour plates by Wendy Walsh and text by Charles Nelson. Folio, in green cloth and dustjacket. A sought after and scarce book.

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The Masters, Knowledge Publications, London, 1966.
The Masters, Knowledge Publications, London, 1966.
Sir John Rothenstein (ed.)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 259

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: 

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  • Numbers 64 - 92, issued serially, complete run. With many full-page colour plates and critical appreciations of such masters as Gauguin, Leonardo, Mandrian, Pissarro, Sickert and David.

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German Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1905-1985, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and Prestel-Verlag, Munich, 1985.
German Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1905-1985, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and Prestel-Verlag, Munich, 1985.
 [European painting and sculpture 16th-20th Centuries] 

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 260

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €60

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  • An authorative compendium with many colour plates, published to accompany the exhibition at the RA; quarto, wrappers, 520pp. Also with this lot, Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture Paintings Drawings 1913-65, Tate Gallery, London, 1965; Pioneers of Modern Sculpture, Hallward Gallery, London, 1973. Plus three others including Jane Martineau and Charles Hope (ed.s), The Genius of Venice 1500-1600, Royal Academy of Arts, London 1983, and Turner 1775-1851, Tate Gallery, London, 1974. (6)

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Cameraworks, Thames & Hudson, London, 1984.
Cameraworks, Thames & Hudson, London, 1984.
David Hockney RA (b.1937)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 261

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €200


BRIDGE SCENE, VENICE
BRIDGE SCENE, VENICE
Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (1878-1964)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 262

Published Estimate: €12,000-15,000

Price Realised: €12500

  • Signature: signed with initials lower left
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 52 by 61cm., 20.5 by 24in.
  • Provenance: Private Collection, Cork
  • To be sold as lot 29a after lot 29

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BRIDGE SCENE, VENICE
BRIDGE SCENE, VENICE
Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (1878-1964)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 262

Published Estimate: €12,000-15,000

Price Realised: 

  • Signature: signed with initials lower left
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 52 by 61cm, 20 by 24in.
  • Provenance: Private collection, Co. Cork
  • THIS LOT WILL BE SOLD AS LOT 29A, i.e. after Lot 29.

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DOVES, TUSCANY
DOVES, TUSCANY
Grace Henry HRHA (1868-1953)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 263

Published Estimate: €6,000-8,000

Price Realised: €9000


DOVES, TUSCANY
DOVES, TUSCANY
Grace Henry HRHA (1868-1953)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 29 April 2003 / 263

Published Estimate: €6,000-8,000

Price Realised: 


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