17 October 2015

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Circa 1790. Ballaghkeen Co. Wexford cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 49

Published Estimate: €800-1200

Price Realised: €1400

  • Dimensions: 2¼ x 2in. (5.72 x 5.08cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below BALLAGHKEEN" and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Pettigo Infantry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 50

Published Estimate: €600-1200

Price Realised: €1600

  • Dimensions: 3 x 2¼in. (7.62 x 5.72cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below PETTIGO" and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Bank of Ireland Infantry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 51

Published Estimate: €600-800

Price Realised: €1500

  • Dimensions: 3¼ x 2.40in. (8.26 x 6.10cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over GR" inscribed above and below "BANK INFANTRY" and "PRO ARIS ET FOCIS", pair of hooks and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Walworth Infantry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 52

Published Estimate: €400-800

Price Realised: €1500

  • Dimensions: 2¾ x 2in. (6.99 x 5.08cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp G" and "R" left and right, "12" below, ribbons inscribed above and below "WALWORTH" and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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1794-1798. Loyal Irish Brigade cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 53

Published Estimate: €80-600

Price Realised: €1700

  • Dimensions: 3¼ x 2½in. (8.26 x 6.35cm)
  • A polished brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over garter inscribed LOYAL IRISH BRIGADE", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Extremely rare."

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Circa 1800. Irish Militia Certificates.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 54

Published Estimate: €200-100

Price Realised: €60


Early 19th Century French belt buckle  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 55

Published Estimate: €300-300

Price Realised: €340

  • Dimensions: 3¼ x 5¼in. (8.26 x 13.34cm)
  • An ormolu and blue enamel belt buckle, centred by an Imperial eagle beneath an Imperial crown and flanked by gilt 'N's, the border of wavy ribbon joining two laurel wreaths.

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Burroughs, Francis. The Constitutional Interests of Ireland, with Respect to the Popery Laws:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 56

Published Estimate: €200-400

Price Realised: €0


Burke, Edmund. Reflections On The Revolution In France.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 57

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €300

  • And On The Proceedings In Certain Societies In London Relative To That Event. In a Letter Intended To Have Been Sent To A Gentleman In Paris. Dublin, 1790, Printed for W. Watson, R. Cross et al. Missing part of pages 355 and 356 resulting in loss of ten lines of text.

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Bousfield, Benjamin. Observations on the Right Hon. Edmund Burke's Pamphlet on the Subject of the French Revolution.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 58

Published Estimate: €500-300

Price Realised: €300


Tone, Theobald Wolfe. Vindication of the Cause of the Catholics of Ireland,  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 59

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €520

  • Adopted, and ordered to be published by The General Committee, at a Meeting Held at Taylor's-Hall, Back-Lane, December 7, 1792. Dublin, printed by Appointment, by H. Fitzpatrick, 2 Upper Ormond-Quay, 1793. 8vo. Disbound. Extremely rare.

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Tone, Theobald Wolfe. Extracts from a Review of the Conduct of Administration  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 60

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €600

  • During the Seventh Session of Parliament addressed to the Constitutional Electors and Free People of Ireland, of the Approaching Dissolution. Published By Order of the Northern Whig Club. 1790. First edition. Disbound. Pp.36. Occasional foxing. Extremely rare.

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Tone, Theobald Wolfe. An Argument on Behalf of the Catholics of Ireland.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 61

Published Estimate: €100-700

Price Realised: €520


1792 United Irishmen. The Report of a Committee Appointed By the Society of United Irishmen of Dublin:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 62

Published Estimate: €700-150

Price Realised: €90


1803 Robert Emmett's death mask, cast in bronze  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 63

Published Estimate: €100-1000

Price Realised: €1250


1800-1990s. Mixed lot including Act of Union, Lord Ventry, Irish Masonic material, Charles Haughey, etc.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 64

Published Estimate: €1500-150

Price Realised: €90

  • Includes1800 London Chronicle with Irish House of Lords debate on Union, 1859 letter from Marchioness of Kildare, 1824 letter to Lord Ventry in France, Brown Thomas photographs 1952 and 1967, 1992 envelope to Taoiseach Haughey with CHECKED security handstamp, Masonic claret jug, documents and metal tokens (3) mainly 1930s. (31)

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1807 Document signed by Napoleon Bonaparte  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 65

Published Estimate: €500-2000

Price Realised: €1900

  • Partially printed document on vellum, approved and signed by Napoleon, regarding the fate of Jean Baptiste Morin, soldier, who had deserted his regiment but was shown mercy and not the full rigour of the law". Signed "Napol"."

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21 July 1814, Report to Napoleon Bonaparte initialled by him.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 66

Published Estimate: €200-700

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 17½ x 24in. (44.45 x 60.96cm)
  • From Henri-Gatien, Comte Bertrand, Grand Marshal of the Palace and aide-de-camp to Napoleon, and signed by him, annotated Approuve" and initialled "N". Attractively framed with a coloured print of Napoleon awarding a medal to a wounded veteran."

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Battle of Waterloo, La Belle Alliance Inn  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 67

Published Estimate: €80-250

Price Realised: €220

  • Dimensions: 5 x 7½in. (12.70 x 19.05cm)
  • Provenance: Circa 1820 (Monro / Henderson circle) - Horace Kennedy-Skipton FRSA, then by descent to current owner.
  • A 19th century pencil drawing of the inn, La Belle Alliance, where Wellington and Blucher met following the arrival of the Prussian general's army on the battlefield. Inscribed La Belle Alliance - Field of Waterloo"."

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1809. George III Grand National Jubilee and circa 1897 Horatio Nelson 's Flagship commemorative medals.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 68

Published Estimate: €150-120

Price Realised: €80

  • The first by William Wyon, in white metal, mirror fields, 42mm, obverse George III bust right GOD SAVE THE KING, reverse THE 50 YEAR HE HAS GOVERN'D & PRESERVED AN AFFECTIONATE & LOYAL PEOPLE / GRAND NATIONAL JUBILEE OCT. 25 1809; the second in bronze 38mm, bust of Nelson left, HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON etc., reverse image of ship FOUDROYANT LORD NELSON'S FLAGSHIP etc. About extremely fine."

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1811 (June). Map of Ballamanus Wood, County Wicklow, in the Rosanna Estate of William Tighe.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 69

Published Estimate: €200-200

Price Realised: €0


The Trial of John Magee:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 70

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0

  • Proprietor of the Dublin Evening Post, For Publishing an Historical Review of The Duke of Richmond's Administration in Ireland, Dublin, 1813, John Magee, Trinity Street. Quarter calf bound, the hinges repaired with tape.

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A pair of 19th century jaunting car prints.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 71

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €220

  • Dimensions: 14½ x 19in. (36.83 x 48.26cm)
  • Donnybrook to Dublin and Drogheda to Dundalk, Coloured prints, engraved by W. M. Morrison after Robert Richard Scanlan. Published by Stark Brothers, Sackville Street, Dublin. Attractively framed. (2)

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Early 19th century embroidery panel  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 72

Published Estimate: €80-200

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 7 x 6½in. (17.78 x 16.51cm)
  • After an engraving by Jan Luyken, first published in 1708. Inscribed verso Gewerkt door mevrouw Lapasse nee Abrahamsz" (Made by Mrs Abraham Lapasse nee Abrahamsz). In contemporary gilt frame."

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1823-1869 collection of letters within or to or from Ireland , all with postal markings and some with adhesive stamps.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 73

Published Estimate: €100-120

Price Realised: €140

  • Markings include Dublin Penny Post handstamped 1", PAID AT BALLYMENA, CLONMEL/82 mileage datestamp, P.D/C.RAINE, and adhesive postage stamps including penny red and fourpence rose and fourpence orange, both on letters from Dublin wine merchants to France ordering brandy. (17)"

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1826-1912. County Down collection of legal documents including Viscount Bangor.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 74

Published Estimate: €200-150

Price Realised: €180

  • Mostly manuscript folios, references including Rev. Hickson, Denis Mahony, Dickinson and Atkinson families, Hon. Caroline to Matthew, Elizabeth Catherine Ross, Hamilton to Stewart. (12)

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Circa 1830 to circa 1880 collection of autograph letters including Maria Edgeworth, James Sheridan Le Fanu, Lady Sydney Morgan etc.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 75

Published Estimate: €100-300

Price Realised: €400

  • Three addressed to Lady Dufferin, including one from Emo Park, and an acceptance of an invitation to Clandeboye by Le Fanu, de la Crommelin from Carrowdore Castle with witty observations in the style of Jane Austen on local marriages, Lady Morgan invitation to look in on my tea pot" to meet Sir David Brewster, Maria Edgeworth part letter with her signature. (7 items)"

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1830 (4th December) Daniel O'Connell Free Post letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 76

Published Estimate: €200-150

Price Realised: €160

  • A one page letter to Colonel Ffrench, from R. Clancy, signed to the front by Daniel O'Connell for the purpose of availing of parliamentary free post on behalf of the sender - as much abused by public representatives in the 19th century as it was in the 20th! The letter opens, The inclosed (sic) letter is written some days - but I could not get a frank sooner!!"."

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1841 (August). Detailed map of Rose-Inn Street and surrounding area, Kilkenny, for the Ormonde Estate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 77

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0


1831 -1833 O'Connell family, autograph signatures  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 78

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €260

  • Dimensions: 14 x 16in. (35.56 x 40.64cm)
  • A collection of four envelopes or wrappers signed for the purpose of availing of parliamentary free post by Daniel O'Connell, and three of his sons John, Maurice and Morgan. Framed in a gilt frame.

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Irish political leaders' autographs.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 79

Published Estimate: €200-350

Price Realised: €220

  • Dimensions: 19 x 14½in. (48.26 x 36.83cm)
  • A collection of framed autograph signatures comprising: Daniel O'Connell (dated 15 June 1852); William T Cosgrave; Eamon de Valera; Sean Lemass; Gerry Adams (signed beneath an outline drawn of his hand); and David Trimble and John Hume (signed together, dated 2 June 2004). (6) Sizes up to

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Daniel O'Connell, coloured engraving by Currier and Ives, New York.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 80

Published Estimate: €100-300

Price Realised: €300


Daniel O'Connell autograph signature.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 81

Published Estimate: €300-150

Price Realised: €460


Circa 1841 Daniel O'Connell signed Declaration.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 82

Published Estimate: €100-500

Price Realised: €900

  • Dimensions: 15 x 21½in. (38.10 x 54.61cm)
  • A one-page manuscript, in a secretarial hand, ...no subject of England can be constrained to pay any aids or taxes, even for the defence of the realm, or the support of the government, but such as are imposed by his own consent, or that of his representatives in Parliament." Signed "Daniel O'Connell - Lord Mayor of Dublin". Attractively framed alongside a print of the 1840 engraving of O'Connell by George Stodart"

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1831 William IV Signed Commission  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 83

Published Estimate: €200-150

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 9 x 13in. (22.86 x 33.02cm)
  • William IV King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland 1830-37. A one page, oblong folio document signed William R" at the head. 10th May 1830 (the first year of his reign) at Windsor. The partially printed document is a military commission appointing Simpson Nelson Burriss to be a Second Lieutenant in the Ceylon Rifles. With blind embossed paper seal."

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1836 Sir Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, signed 'Freepost' envelope.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 84

Published Estimate: €400-300

Price Realised: €460

  • Dimensions: 14 x 10in. (35.56 x 25.40cm)
  • An envelope hand signed by the soldier and statesman, born in Dublin. As a Member of Parliament, Wellington was allowed to use "Freepost, to avail of the service he was required to hand sign the front, as with this example. Framed with an engraving of Wellington."

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1836 Maps of the Estate of Conolly Gage Esq. in the County of Londonderry  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 85

Published Estimate: €150-500

Price Realised: €460

  • Dimensions: 21½ x 29½in. (54.61 x 74.93cm)
  • A folio of 15 hand coloured estate maps. Quarter calf bound in marbled boards. Red gilt morocco label, worn. Large 4to. The estates surrounding Drenagh House, near Limavady were owned by the McCausland family since the 16th century.

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1838-1958 Clondalkin Paper Mills.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 86

Published Estimate: €200-200

Price Realised: €480


Lewis, Samuel. Lewis's Atlas:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 87

Published Estimate: €200-250

Price Realised: €340

  • Dimensions: 11½ x 9in. (29.21 x 22.86cm)
  • Comprising the Counties of Ireland and a General Map of the Kingdom 1837, London. Dark grey cloth bound. The spine missing and front cover loose.

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1830-1845 collection of letters and wrappers with Irish postal markings.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 88

Published Estimate: €100-300

Price Realised: €200

  • Includes 1831 TO.BE DELIVERED FREE to an army officer, mileage marks including DROGHEDA/24, DUNMANWAY/152, CL.DERMOT/34, THOMASTN./59, CL.CONNELL/8?, KINGSTOWN/PENNY POST, 1845 Soldier's Letter 1845 from Thomas McGovern, 1st Madras Fusiliers, Bangalore, India to Clonmel, etc. (9).

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1840 (14 October) Clonmel Penny Post wrapper with Penny Black postage stamp.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 89

Published Estimate: €200-150

Price Realised: €240

  • Dimensions: 3 x 5¼in. (7.62 x 13.34cm)
  • to R. Williams & Co., 38 Dame St., Dublin, bearing the world's first adhesive postage stamp - the famous 'Penny Black' and clearly marked Clonmel Penny Post", postmarks for Clonmel evening post, 14 October, 1840 and Dublin, 6am, 15 October. Size folded:"

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1842-1913 Queen's County (Laois) collection of manuscripts concerning Elizabeth Warneford, Lord Castletown and others.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 90

Published Estimate: €150-300

Price Realised: €0

  • 1842-1850 Mostly folio legal manuscripts concerning a court case. (17 items) between Warneford and Breen and others. 1855 to 1913 (18) concerning Lord Castletown and viscount Doneraile (St. Leger) referring to lands in Quuens County and Co. Cork (35)

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1843 Reports of Meetings for Repeal from Newspapers  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 91

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0

  • Including meetings of the Repeal Missions. March - April 1843. A bound collection of original press clippings stuck into 202pp. from various newspapers of that time including The Freeman's Journal, Limerick Reporter, Belfast Vindicator, Sligo Champion, the Pilot, Newry Examiner, The Tipperary Free Press & others. Reports include comment on demonstrations & meetings at Fedamore & Cahirconlish, Co. Limerick; Trim, Co. Meath; Ballymote, Co. Sligo; Meeting in Newtownbarry, Rathkeale Public Dinner to the Liberator; Repeal of the Union Carrick on Suir; Great Repeal Meeting at Kilcullen, Co. Kildare; Drumcree meeting, Westmeath, & more. A contemporary snapshot of reports on the Repeal movement led by the Liberator, Daniel O'Connell from the newspapers over the period of a month in 1843.

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Isaac Butt autograph letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 92

Published Estimate: €100-250

Price Realised: €220


1842. A manuscript account book for the sailing ship Racer, a Dublin registered and owned transatlantic schooner.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 93

Published Estimate: €70-150

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 7¾ x 6in. (19.69 x 15.24cm)
  • The ship was built at Yarmouth in 1834, owned by Charles Sibthorpe of Dublin. Pp 88 manuscript details of the accounts of the ship on a voyage from Liverpool to Vera Cruz, Havana, and back via Ostend and Teignmouth. In 1843 the ship was recorded as lost by Lloyd's Register.

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A 19th century Staffordshire figure of Scottish big-game hunter, Roualeyn George Gordon-Cumming, The Lion Slayer"."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 94

Published Estimate: €50-100

Price Realised: €220


Warman family documents  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 95

Published Estimate: €150-70

Price Realised: €50

  • Dimensions: 15 x 11in. (38.10 x 27.94cm)
  • 1853 (2 November) Administration of the effects of Sarah Hinson deceased, from John Bird, Archbishop of Canterbury to Eliza Warman, sister of Sarah, bearing seal of the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury; and 1904 (6 August) Passport issued by Lord Lansdowne, a one page document, number 31851, issued to Mr Henry Walter Warman (a British subject) travelling on the Continent.""

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American Civil War and Indian Wars Commemorative items  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 96

Published Estimate: €300-200

Price Realised: €260

  • 1995 Twenty First Day Covers, Civil War Classic Collection", eight framed together and twelve unframed; 2001 three first day covers commemorating events relating to George A. Custer framed together; replicas of 1860s Confederate currency; together with a large collection of replica items associated with the Civil War and Indian Wars."

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1866 (21 March) Fenian Bond: Irish Republic Ten Dollars  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 97

Published Estimate: €100-500

Price Realised: €660


1866. Fenian Bond: Irish Republic Five Dollars signed John O'Mahony.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 98

Published Estimate: €150-150

Price Realised: €220

  • Dimensions: 3¼ x 7¾in. (8.26 x 19.69cm)
  • Recess printed by Continental Bank Note Co., New York. With names of counties in the border, issued 17 March 1866, signed Sullivan and O'Mahony in the plate. Numerous edge tears, including at centre with holes, piece missing lower right corner and on right hand side, poor but attractively framed and decorative.

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