9 May 2015

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1998 United States Presidential visit to Ireland, Bill Clinton  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 364

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95

  • The programme of events and protocols Issued by Department of Foreign Affairs; together with a black leather wallet blind embossed with the seal of the President of the United States of America and Bill Clinton's signature, containing golf accessories; also 'The Life and Times of J.F.K. signed to the inside cover by Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Anthony Kennedy Shriver. (3)

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9 January 1998 Senator Edward Kennedy  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 365

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • A menu from St. John's Country House and Restaurant signed by Senator Kennedy and inscribed To Reggie and Phil, you are the greatest. Vicki and I will be back soon again with John and Pat [Hume]"; together with a 9.5" x 7.5" photograph of John F., Robert and Edward Kennedy, inscribed "To Reg Ryan and Phil Mc..., Thanks for a memorable evening, Ted Kennedy, Jan. '98". Senator Kennedy visited Donegal during the negotiations leading to the Good Friday Agreement of April 1998; and a framed letter dated 3 February 1988, from the American Consul General to St. John's Restaurant thanking them for a dinner hosted by John Hume "for two American Congressmen"."

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Book of Kells  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 366

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €170


Book of Kells  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 367

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190


Halliday Sparling, H. [Ed.] Irish Minstrelsy. a selection of Irish Songs, Lyrics and Ballads, with two others.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 368

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €240

  • Walter Scott, London, 1900. Recent quarter morocco, marbled boards in slipcase. Also The Irish Song Book, Fisher Unwin 1909, printed wrappers, and Amrain Muige Seola, Talbot Press 1923. (3)

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Gordon Bowe, Nicola. Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 369

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €120


Walsh, Wendy. An Irish Florilegium:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 370

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €240

  • Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland. 1983, Thames & Hudson, Bank of Ireland Bi-Centenery Edition; signed Wendy Walsh" to the title page. 224pp. Brown cloth gilt, with dust jacket."

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Walsh, Wendy. An Irish Florilegium:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 371

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €160

  • Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland. 1983, Thames & Hudson, Bank of Ireland Bi-Centenery Edition; signed Wendy Walsh" to the title page. 224pp. Brown cloth gilt, with dust jacket."

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Capuchin Annual Collection 1932 to 1977  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 372

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €560

  • Complete except for 1933, with a couple of duplicates. A great source of illustrations of Irish historical events of the 20th century, especially the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence, with sought after commemorative issues of 1941-2 and 1966 including many photographs not published anywhere else, as well as articles by well known writers of the time. Also The Clongownian (10 issues). (55 total)

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Beckett, Samuel. Poems 1930 to 1989. Illustrated by Louis le Brocquy.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 373

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €750

  • Calder Publications, London, 2002. Quarter morocco, marbled boards. Includes a lithograph by Louis le Brocquy who has signed the limitation page. No. 1 of a limited edition of 100, in slipcase,

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Samuel Beckett, Ill Seen Ill Said, Signed  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 374

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300

  • Lord John Press, Northridge,1982. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Presentation copy. Limited edition of 299 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies specially bound, plus signed presentation copies. (8vo) Blue morocco-backed marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Signed to the title page in black ink by Samuel Beckett.

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Samuel Beckett, As the Story Was Told  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 375

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95

  • Rampant Lions Press, 1987. Mint in publishers cloth backed patterned boards in acetate jacket (as issued). 46pp. Number 307 of a limited edition of 325 copies. Designed and printed by Sebastian Carter with variant readings selected and transcribed by Christopher Ricks.

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Brendan Behan, Brendan Behan's Island: An Irish Sketch-book, signed  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 376

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €440

  • Bernard Geis Associates, New York, 1962. First Edition, signed to the title page by Brendan Behan and Paul Hogarth. A fine copy in brown cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper, 8vo. 192 pp. together with Brendan Behan, Borstal Boy. Hutchinson, London, 1958. Hardcover.

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26 October, 1972 Elizabeth Bowen, autograph letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 377

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0

  • Confirming arrangements for judging a Whitbread - Fremlin essay competition; together with two publicity photographs of Bowen and two books by her, 'Seven Winters' , 1943, Bristol and 'A Time in Rome', London, 1960; also Jocelyn Brooke, 'Elizabeth Bowen', 1952, London.

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Carr, John. The Stranger in Ireland; or, a Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of That Country, in the Year 1805.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 378

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €0

  • London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1806. First Edition. Large 4to. Qtr Calf & Marbled Boards. Pp. xiv, 530. Illustrated with 17 plates. (16 lithographs, 1 hand coloured). 5 of the engravings are folded. Title gilt on red morocco label on spine.

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De Valera, Ruaidhri and Ó Nualláin, Sean. Survey of the Megalithic Toumbs of Ireland, Vol II: Co. Mayo  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 379

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €160

  • 1964, Dublin; Commissioners of Public Works. Aincent and National Monuments, Ireland: Sligo Abbey, Co Sligo, 1914, Dublin: Remains of St. Mary's Abbey, Dublin, Their Explorations and Researches. 1887, Dublin. (3)

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Heaney, Seamus. Finders Keepers - Selected Prose 1971-2001.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 380

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95


Irish Poetry Collection including Richard Murphy, Michael Hartnett, Paul Muldoon and Eamon Grennan.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 381

Published Estimate: €200-250

Price Realised: €420

  • Collected Poems by Murphy and Hartnett respectively, Gallery Books, Oldcastle 2000 and 2001, limited editions of 110 each, the first signed by Murphy, the second with illustration by John Shinnors signed by the artist. Paul Muldoon Poems 1968-1998, Faber, London 2001, brown cloth with gilt label, signed limited edition, number 56 of 110 in slipcase, still in unopened shrink wrap. Eamon Grennan Still Life With Waterfall, Gallery Books, Oldcastle, 2001, clothbound in printed dust jacket, signed by the author. (4)

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Joyce, James. Ulysses. Bulmer Hobson's copy.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 382

Published Estimate: €2000-3000

Price Realised: €5500


[Joyce, James]. Transition 22 and Transition 23 edited by Eugene Jolas, 1933 and 1935, including parts of Finnegan's Wake.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 383

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • The Serviere Press, The Hague, 1933 and 1935. Printed wrappers, covers stained and creased, interiors very good. Includes the first publication of Finnegan's Wake. Scarce. There are two copies of No. 22. Also Broadsheet, a complete run 1-95, 1980 to 2013. (98)

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Kavanagh, Patrick. A Soul for Sale - Poems  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 384

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €190


Kavanagh, Patrick. Tarry Flynn. Signed.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 385

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €1000

  • New York, The Devlin-Adair Company, 1949. Signed Patrick Kavanagh" to the flyleaf in blue ink and inscribed: "Dublin - Oct 19th 1956 - With best wishes - to whoever reads - it". Book-plate of Gwladys McCabe gummed to inside of cover. 256pp, Green cloth, with dust jacket."

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Kiely, Benedict: All The Way To Bantry Bay and A Ball Of Malt and Madame Butterfly. Banvile, John: Elcipse.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 386

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €150

  • Victor Gollancz, London, 1973 quarter morroco, marbled boards signed 1977 by the author and 1978 half morocco, marbled boards, signed by author. Bridgwater Press, London 2000, limited edition of 138, signed by author. (3)

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MacEoin, Uinseann. Survivors  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 387

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95


McGahern, John. That They May Face The Rising Sun and The Collected Stories.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 388

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €125


Portrait of Brian O'Nolan by Micheál Ó Nualláin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 389

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • Print, Artist's Proof. Micheál Ó Nualláin (b. 1928) is the youngest brother of the great Irish comic writer Brian O'Nolan, who wrote under the pseudonyms of Flan O'Brien and Myles na gCopaleen. A similar portrait by Ó Nualláin was used for an Irish commemorative postage stamp for the writer's centenary.

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John Reed Sangar, The Mad Recreant Knight of the West - The author's own copy presented and signed by Steffens  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 390

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1150

  • Hillacre, Riverside, Connecticut, 1913, original boards, limited to an edition of 500. A unique and important presentation copy. Signed on the front end paper by John Reed and noted Author's Copy" with a presentation inscription underneath "To Jack Reed, the (main) author, from Lincoln Steffens, the doer of it, and Frederick C. Bursch, the fellow who had all of the fun, and Ann D. Bursch, who had to read it." Also with six original unique amateur photographs of Reed and one of Bryant, all except one probably taken during their time in Provincetown. (8 items)"

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John Reed. Sangar, The Mad Recreant Knight of the West: To Lincoln Steffens.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 391

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0


George Rusell 'AE', Enchantment and Other Poems, signed  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 392

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €110


Sheepshanks, Beatrice. The Blue Hat and the Buffalo.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 393

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • Selerna Press. Dublin. 1953. Pp. 8. original glassine dust jacket. LIMITED EDITION NO.21 OF ONLY 45 COPIES PRINTED by hand by Michael G. Freyer at the Selerna Press, 18, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. The publisher, Superb copy of an extremely scarce publication with links to the Dolmen Press and Jack Yeats.

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Smith, Charles, The ancient and present state of the county and city of Cork:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 394

Published Estimate: €800-1200

Price Realised: €0


Somerville, Edith. Slipper's ABC of Fox Hunting;  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 395

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €280


James Stephens, Themes and Variations, signed  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 396

Published Estimate: €60-80

Price Realised: €70

  • Fountain Press, New York, 1930. First Edition. Signed and numbered 330 of 892, printed on Barcham Green's handmade paper at the Curwen Press. Green silk on boards gilt. Near Fine in slipcase.

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Trevor, William. Low Sunday 1950, Death Of A Professor and Marrying Damian.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 397

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €150


Stuart, Francis. Faillandia  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 398

Published Estimate: €120-150

Price Realised: €160

  • Raven Arts Press, Dublin, 1985. Quarter morocco, marbled boards, in slip case. Copy No. 1 of a special edition bound by Kennys of Galway and signed by the author. Also with this lot The Dolmen Press / A Celebration, Lilliput Press, Dublin 2001, clothbound. (2)

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Oscar Wilde, Salome:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 399

Published Estimate: €60-80

Price Realised: €60

  • A tragedy in one act translated from the French of Oscar Wilde by Lord Alfred Douglas with a new introduction by Holbrook Jackson. Decorated & hand illuminated by Valenti Angelo for the Heritage Press. New York, 1945 Black cloth stamped in gold at spine, in blind on front and back covers, in shiny black paper covered slipcase. Printed in goldenrod and black (type) on double fold pages. Illustrated by Valenti Angelo, with margin decorations in text, endpapers.

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