9 May 2015

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19th Century. Collection of Hand Coloured Maps of Central Europe.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 52

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0


1806-1846. Spain & Portugal: A Collection of Hand Coloured Maps  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 53

Published Estimate: €250-350

Price Realised: €0

  • Various sizes. the two smaller ones have English text by Brightly & Kennersly and T. Jeffreys circa 1806/7. The three large maps from Royaumes d'Espagne et de Portugal by Bonne are engraved by Gaspard Andre and a Physical & Political map by L. Dussieux,1846. Of the 4 maps by Delamarche two are dated 1833 & 1836. (9)

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1800 and 1812 Documents from Lord Kilwarden and Lord Norbury, signed by both men.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 54

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €240

  • Lord Kilwarden, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench for Ireland was dragged from his carriage and piked to death by rebels during Emmet's Rebellion. Lord Norbury (John Toler, a native of Tipperary), was known as the hanging judge". His most most notable trial was when he acted as judge at the trial of Robert Emmet in 1803."

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1801 (1 January to 28 August). Diary compiled by Augustus-Abraham Hely-Hutchinson  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 55

Published Estimate: €1500-1800

Price Realised: €2800

  • Pp89 manuscript, closely written, red leather bound notebook. Augustus-Abraham went as a volunteer with a regiment of Dragoons sailing from Cove [Cobh] and arriving in Aboukir Bay off Egypt. The campaign was to drive the French forces out of Egypt which had been left there by Napoleon after the defeat/destruction of the French fleet under Admiral Nelson in Aboukir Bay.

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1803 Robert Emmett's death mask, cast in bronze  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 56

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €1300


1803 (19 July) Broadsheet - John Bull to Brother Patrick in Ireland"."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 57

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €200

  • A rare pamphlet looking for support from the Irish against the Corsican imposter" and in particular to defend Ireland from a French invasion, full of condescension and unintended irony: "Dear Pat, as long as a drop of British or Irish blood flows in our veins, such things can never come to pass... " . Letterpress single sheet, printed by S, Gosnell, Holborn, for John Stockdale."

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1804. Statements by City of Cork Militiamen.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 58

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €170

  • Manuscript, 4pp, folio, detailing charges of outrage" by Theophilus Perkins, an officer of Yeomanry and a Mr. Craven on the house of Reverend Humphry Minchin in Carlow. The charges refer to breaking Reverend Minchin's windows. Includes a printed affidavit form signed by Martin Fereter. The other witnesses were James Burke, Patrick Mahoney, John Ring and Matthew Hyde."

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1813 (4 January) letter written by Henry Grattan.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 59

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €220


1816-1818. Cape of Good Hope Military General Orders.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 60

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €500


1817. Handbill for letting of house and land at Kishoge, Springfield, County Dublin, after eviction of tenants.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 61

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €200

  • TO BE LET For Six Months, pending an Ejectment; for NON-PAYMENTOF RENT, All That and Those, THE DWELLING HOUSE, OFFICES AND GARDEN, And That Part of the Lands of Kishogue, Otherwise, Springfield, Containing About 32A. . as late in the possession of Michael William Dry, situate in the Parish of Esker, Barony of Newcastle and County of Dublin, lately Evicted under Ejectment, for non-payment of rent. Dated 28th January 1817. Proposals to be received by Messrs. Ball & Wilson, No. 7, Frederick Street, South Dublin. [Lessee of Ann Warren, and Sarah Warren, Spinsters, a Ejector]." Letterpress."

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1818, A Fourteen Shilling Freeholder Certificate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 62

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0


1820 Parchment Signed by Lord Norbury, The Hanging Judge"."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 63

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €260

  • Attractive document, Example of Recovery suffered by Matthew Fortesque Esquire of rent charged in the County of Waterford",decorated with portrait of King George IV, arms and emblems, and with complete large green wax seal of The Chief Justice of Ireland, signed Norbury."

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Circa 1830 caricature of Daniel O'Connell  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 64

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €90


1830 Challenged to a duel by a Police Constable  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 65

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100

  • A sworn statement by James Griffin (signed Griffith) alleging that Police Constable William Kidd twice challanged him to fight with pistols" on 2 November, 1830. Sworn before William Stewart, Magistrate."

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1830 (27 August ). Edmund Boyle, Earl of Cork, letter.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 66

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100


1833. Diary of Rev. John Prior, son of Dr Thomas Prior, Vice Provost of Trinity College Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 67

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300

  • Includes travels in Italy, his marriage to Sophia Odell, with much mention of her family and the Alexander Hamilton family. Manuscript, 100pp, quarter calf, marbled boards. His grandfather Thomas Prior (1680-1751) was a founder of the Royal Dublin Society. His father, also Thomas Prior, was Vice Provost of The University of Dublin from 1832 to 1833 and 1840 to 1843.

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6 January 1834, Court Martial, India, involving an officer and a dancing girl"."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 68

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €150

  • A seven-page document relating to the Court Martial, held at Masulipatnam, India, for scandalous infamous behaviour, unbecoming the character of an Officer and a Gentleman" of Lieut. Richard Mare Sprye, 9th Regiment, Native Infantry and Deputy Judge Advocate. Sprye is charged with using threats "to prevail upon Pasoomurty Seetaputty ... to give false evidence against Pedda Juggiah, dancing girl and concubine...""

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1838. Dublin & Kingstown Railway Railway Loan.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 69

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0


1842 (1 June) House of Commons and House of Lords addresses signed by members of parliament  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 70

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • A remarkable set of signatures of members of the House of Commons and House of Lords in 1842. Purportedly signed following the Queen Victoria assassination attempt in May 1842 (see lot 98). Includes the signature of Daniel O'Connell (as Lord Mayor of Dublin) above those of his sons Maurice and John O'Connell.

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1843 - 1850 Thomas Crawford Butler Attorney, Carlow  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 71

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €180


1849. A commemorative medal for the first visit of Queen Victoria to Ireland,  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 72

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €140


19th Century Co. Mayo scrapbook.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 73

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €140


1852-1862. Holmpatrick Estate. Rental Records: Skerries  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 74

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €480

  • Folio. Rental record for Skerries with over 1300 records for Skerries, Balrothery & the Town Holding of Holmpatrick. With tenants names, rents, observations and summaries for all lands in question. An important primary source for Fingal in the middle of the 19th century.

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1900. Skerries - Holmpatrick Estate: Schedule of Expiring Leases  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 75

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €140

  • Compiled by George H. Fowler. A manuscript record with details of all of the expiring leases in Lord Holmpatrick's Skerries estate in 1900. Each entry contains name of current tenant, expiry date, proposed lessee, rent, term of lease and notes pertaining to various aspects of changes in the leases or the property in question over many years. The information contained covers many years from the time the leases were originally agreed, from late 18th century to 20th century. Vellum cover, pp48.

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1712-1924. Skerries - Holmpatrick Estate. Schedule of Expiring Leases  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 76

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €500

  • This invaluable manuscript has circa 1400 records relating to the various legal agreements, leases, assignments, certificates, rentals etc. for the lands of the Hamilton Estate. While most of them are 19th century , they span a period of over 200 years. Extensive information about land occupation in much, if not all of the estate of Baron Holmpatrick, particularly the Dublin Estate. 206pp. manuscript. Cover loose. Spine damaged. Stained and worn, but good otherwise.

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1856. Travel diary of Mary Agnes Power, Bloomfield House, Dundrum, Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 77

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €170

  • Mainly concerning her travels in Italy including meetings with Cardinals and nobility, also encounters with other Irish families travelling there. Good descriptions of cathedrals, churches and monasteries. 190pp, manuscript, clothbound.

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1858 - 1878 Louth Grand Jury, lists of magistrates  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 78

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €120

  • 15 printed lists of magistrates. 1853, 26 September, Printed Letter from William Filgate on his appointment as Louth County Treasurer; 1875, 5 April, Letter from Townley F. Filgate applying for the Secretaryship of the Louth Grand Jury.

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1858. A commonplace book compiled by a Miss Cuffe of Lyrath, Co. Kilkenny.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 79

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €340

  • Interesting collection of news items about royalty and aristocracy, religious notes including Biblical quotations and extracts from sermons, etc., also some drawings, mainly ink, some of Benham Park. 160pp, manuscrip, black leather bound.

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1861 Marquis of Kildare, Carton House, domestic staff service award  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 80

Published Estimate: €60-80

Price Realised: €80

  • A Victorian silver plated 'seal-top' serving spoon, the terminal inscribed From the Marquis of Kildare - 1861"; together with a photograph of the Duke and Duchess of Leinster attending the State opening of Parliament at Westminster. (2)"

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1866 (March 17) Irish Republic Five Dollars Bond issued by the Fenians in America.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 81

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €620

  • Redeemable Six Months after the acknowledgment of the Independence of the Irish Nation", with vignettes of 'Erin' and US soldier and Wolfe Tone, printed by Continental Bank Note Company, New York."

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1866 (March 17) Irish Republic Five Dollars Bond issued by the Fenians in America.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 82

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €380

  • Redeemable Six Months after the acknowledgment of the Independence of the Irish Nation", with vignettes of 'Erin' and US soldier and Wolfe Tone, printed by Continental Bank Note Company, New York."

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Late 19th and early 20th century, patriotic flags and badges  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 83

Published Estimate: €70-100

Price Realised: €130

  • Two printed fabric rectangular flags, the larger 10 x 15", each portraying a flag within a border and with the motto "Erin Go Bragh"; together with two gilt metal and enamel shamrock-shaped brooches. (4)"

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19th Century Irish badge.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 84

Published Estimate: €80-100

Price Realised: €80

  • Design is an Irish 'Mermaid' harp with oak leaf surround on a gilt starburst, struck in bronze. Made by Tove & Co., London. The second example we have seen but research on its origin has proved fruitless so far. Tove made medals and badges for military, sporting and masonic organisations among others.

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19th century, Irish Merchant Navy Green Ensign.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 85

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300


1860s and 1870s Ten photographic prints attributed to William H. Baker and John Burke  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 86

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €0


Circa 1880. Original albumen photographs of Sudan and England.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 87

Published Estimate: €400-500

Price Realised: €0


1877. Limbless MP - Sir Arthur MacMorrough Kavanagh letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 88

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €220

  • A three page letter, on Borris House notepaper, mouthwritten by the limbless MP, yatchsman, dispatch rider, sharpshooter and traveller. To the Petty Sessions at Borris he recommends his land agent James Devine for a position of Inspector of Explosive Materials; together with a 8pp typed biography of Art MacMorrough Kavanagh by his son Walter, 1920.

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1874 Anti Home Rule Election Poster  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 89

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95


C. 1882 Anti Home Rule lithograph and 1899 Petit Journal showing demonstration against Chamberlain in Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 90

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95

  • Large lithograph by G. Bridgman showing Gladstone painting a picture of Irish Lamb" watched by a stage Irishman with a torch and dagger, published by Reynolds, London. Scarce. Accompanied by Le Petit Journal 1899 with colour cover of the Dublin demonstration. (2)"

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Irish Unionist Alliance Badge  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 91

Published Estimate: €80-100

Price Realised: €100

  • A gilt metal badge surmounted by a crown, centred by an enamel, shield-shaped Union flag, surrounded by the emblems of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales and the motto 'Quis Separabit', by Johnson, Dublin.

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1880s Irish National League marching banner featuring portrait of Charles Stewart Parnell for Carrickedmond Branch, Co. Longford  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 92

Published Estimate: €8000-10000

Price Realised: €8000


1885 (22 November) letter handwritten by Charles Stewart Parnell.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 93

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €900

  • Signed Chas. S. Parnell" and in his own hand on North Western Hotel, Liverpool, regarding the appointment of Mr. Horgan as his election agent. Also with this Parnellism And Crime - The Special Commission, 2 volumes, The Times, London, 1888."

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Charles Stewart Parnell, signed note  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 94

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €340


Circa 1891. Charles Stewart Parnell commemorative medal.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 96

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €400

  • A bronze commemorative medal by Johnson. The obverse with bust of Parnell surrounded by the words `Ireland`s Army of Independence 1891` and garland of shamrock and ivy. The reverse with the words `Let my love be conveyed to my colleagues and the Irish people`. Complete with green ribbon and white metal clasp inscribed IRELAND A NATION" in raised lettering. Usually seen in white metal so scarce thus and rare complete with clasp and ribbon."

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1881 - 1883 Weekly Freeman cartoons  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 98

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €280


1882 - 1888 United Ireland newspaper  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 99

Published Estimate: €250-350

Price Realised: €520


31 August 1883 Michael Davitt autograph letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 100

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €520


1880s, an autograph letter from Michael Davitt,  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 101

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €320


Circa 1880, a photograph of Michael Davitt.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 102

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €260


1899, a large carved wood shillelagh  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 103

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €500

  • in the form of a mace. The top relief-carved with a harp, the sides carved with shamrock, a harp and a shield and the motto, Home Rule For Old Ireland", the shaft low relief carved with a pike, a round tower and a shamrock and emblazoned "99"."

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