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Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins Memorial booklet and Michael Collins, The Path to Freedom.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 106

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €250

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  • A commemorative booklet published shortly after the deaths of both men, profusely illustrated. In the original Harry Clarke pictorial wrappers. 62pp, Martin Lester, Dublin, 1922; together with Michael Collins, The Path to Freedom. Talbot Press, Dublin, 1922, green cloth. Pp153.
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1922 Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins memorial booklet  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 107

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €160

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  • 62pp, Martin Lester, Dublin, 1922. A commemorative booklet published shortly after the deaths of both men, profusely illustrated. In the original Harry Clarke pictorial wrappers.
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1922: Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemorative plates  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 108

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €800

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  • Dimensions: 10in. (25.40cm)
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  • Staffordshire earthenware plates, a band of green ivy enclosing an ivory ground, transfer printed with portraits of the leaders after photographs by Hogan, Dublin.
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1922 Michael Collins commemorative jug  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 109

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €1800

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  • Dimensions: 7 x 5½ x 4in. (17.78 x 13.97 x 10.16cm)
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  • A Staffordshire earthenware jug, the ivory ground transfer printed with a portrait of Collins, after a photograph by Hogan, Dublin.
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1922 A scratch built model of the Leyland Eight tourer used by General Michael Collins  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 110

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €620

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  • Dimensions: 5½ x 15½ x 5in. (13.97 x 39.37 x 12.70cm)
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  • A scratch-built tin-plate model of an open touring car, with green bodywork and Irish tricolours on the doors.
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Erskine Childers and Eamon de Valera silver commemorative plates  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 111

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €460

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  • Dimensions: 11in. (27.94cm)
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  • A pair of Irish silver commemorative silver plate, the central reserves with intaglio portraits of Eamon de Valera, President of Ireland 1959-1973, Dublin, 1973, by Royal Irish Ltd., 547g, 16oz troy.; and Erskine Hamilton Childers, President 1973-1974, limited edition, numbered 61/1000, Dublin, 1975, by Royal Irish Ltd., 550g, 16oz troy. (2) Diameter
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A collection of thirteen press photographs of Irish political figures.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 112

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €160

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  • Each with contemporary notes verso. Mainly head and shoulders portraits including Eamon de Valera, Tim Healy, John Dillon, Ernest Blythe, Desmond FitzGerald, Basil Brooke, John Lonsdale, Jonathan Pim, Lord Wimborne, Robert Brennan, Sean Russell, John MacNeill and John Redmond. Sizes up to
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1923 Drumboe Massacre, letters and ephemera.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 113

Published Estimate: €600-800

Price Realised: €700

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  • Two letters (April 7th and 16th) from relatives of victims Daniel Enright and Tim O'Sullivan, to Hugh W. Lean, Lismulladuff N.S., Killygordon, Co. Donegal, acknowledging his expressions of sympathy, with envelopes; together with two memoriam cards and a ballad sheet, printed with portraits of the four victims to each corner. (7)
    Drumboe Castle, near Stranorlar in County Donegal, became the General Headquarters for the forces of the Irish Free State in County Donegal during the Civil War. On 14 March 1923, four anti-Treaty IRA fighters, Charles Daly (26), Sean Larkin (26), Daniel Enwright (23), and Timothy O' Sullivan (23), who had been captured and held in Dromboe Castle since January, were summarily shot in retaliation for the death of a National Army soldier in an ambush. Historical

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1923, Electoral Registration, Forms of Claims to be Registered in Carlow-Kilkenny - President W.T. Cosgrave's constituency.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 114

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

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  • 65 forms submitted for registration of voters in advance of the 1923 General Election. The registration forms list names and addresses of claimants, many record ages and occupation details and are signed and dated.
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1911-1925 Maps of Ireland showing Irish speaking regions.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 115

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €180

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  • Dimensions: 40 x 29in. (101.60 x 73.66cm)
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  • Four Coimisiun na Gaeltachta and Local Government Board maps showing the percentage of, and number of, Irish Speakers in each electoral district, as enumerated in the 1911 Census and 1925 Special Enumeration. (4)
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1922-24 Mount Everest Expedition collection of picture postcards and related photographs.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 116

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €620

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  • Provenance: R. W. G. Hingston, Passage West; Thence by descent
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  • A series of 17 postcards issued by the Mount Everest Committee, unused, from the collection of R. G. W. Hingston of Passage West, Co. Cork, who was on the expedition as a naturalist. Also with this lot a collection of photographs by or featuring Hingston on other expeditions, mainly in India, and some other postcards, generally good to fine. (30)
    Richard William George Hingston,was born in 1887. His family home was in Passage West County Cork. He graduated from University College Cork in 1910, and obtained a position in the Indian Medical Service. In 1913 he was seconded as naturalist to the Indo-Russian Pamir triangulation expedition. In 1914 he went on war service and saw action in East Africa,France, Mesopotamia, and the N.W. Frontier,gaining two mentions in dispatches and the Military Cross for gallantry in action. In 1924 he was appointed medical officer and naturalist to the Mount Everest Expedition, although he was not a mountaineer by profession but rather a doctor and naturalist. From 1925 till 1927 he acted as surgeon-naturalist to the Marine Survey of India. Hingston retired from the I.M.S. on pension in 1927. He subsequently undertook missions to Greenland, British Guiana, Rhodesia, Nyasaland and East Africa. He was recalled to military duty in India in 1939, and remained there until 1946. After the second world war Major Hingston retired to his home in Passage West Co.Cork. He died there on 5 August 1966. Historical

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1923-24. Letters and sketches from Professor August Weckbecker, German sculptor and stained glass artist to Carlow priest.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 117

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €200

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  • Correspondence is addressed to Fr. Michael Bolger, P.P., Carlow relating to commissions in Ireland. In the letters Prof. Weckbecker refers to his working on bust and portrait of Pope Pius XI in the Vatican and a bust of Sir Roger Casement. The Casement bust was acquired by the National Gallery of Ireland in 1963. During his time in Carlow Weckbecker designed a monument to Fr. Hugh Cullen in Killeshin. He also designed the stained-glass window, Stations of the Cross, a relief of the Entombment , a tabernacle, and two murals for the church at St Dympna's Hospital. The lot includes a photocopied catalogue of his works. (11)
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1925. Photograph of Boy's Brigade, 1st Company Carlow.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 118

Published Estimate: €80-100

Price Realised: €65

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  • Dimensions: 8 x 6in. (20.32 x 15.24cm)
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  • A very clear photograph of a group of 20, "winners of the 1924-25 Ossory Flag" with details of each person. Names include Yeats, Shackleton, Purser and other well known families.
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1929 (23 June) Catholic Emancipation Centenary Celebrations Dublin. A panoramic photograph of the scene along the River Liffey.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 119

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0


1940s Irish dancing notebook  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 120

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €580

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  • Provenance: Compiled by the grandfather of the vendor, from Waterfall, Co. Cork.
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  • A manuscript 16mo notebook of 249 pages of instructions for Irish dances.
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1942-1946 Censor's Office Dublin Castle, signatures of censors.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 121

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €100

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  • A copy of Emergency Powers (No. 151) Order, 1942. the buff paper wrapper signed by 34 censors and bearing many hand stamps and a wax seal. A unique memento of the Emergency.
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1939-1946. Emergency Service Medal. Merchant Marine issue.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 122

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €850

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  • With ribbon and clasp, the latter stamped 'PQ & Co.' Believed to have been issued to a Patrick Deegan but without paperwork..
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An Oglaigh na hEireann helmet badge, an Oglaigh na hEireann cap badge and a 1939-1946 Emergency National Service medal.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 123

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €420

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  • Dimensions: 1¾in. (4.45cm)
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  • The helmet badge with twin vertical prongs for mounting to the Vickers Irish army steel helmet. The Emergency service medal, with single bar, for service in the Local Security Force (An Caomnóirí Aitiúla). (3) The helmet badge
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1948 General Election Fianna Fail poster  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 124

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €210

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  • Dimensions: 20 x 13in. (50.80 x 33.02cm)
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  • A black and white poster depicting ranks of men and women marching in step with the slogan, "Step together, Vote Fianna Fail". Published by Fianna Fail, 13, Upper Mount Street and Printed by The Frederick Press.
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1948 General Election poster for Labour  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 125

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

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  • Dimensions: 20 x 15in. (50.80 x 38.10cm)
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  • A black and white poster showing two housewives hanging out washing one woman with a white sheet tagged "New Zealand" saying to the woman with a grey sheet tagged "Eire", "I have no dirty linen dear, I always use Labour!". Published by the labour Party, 21, Molesworth Street, Dublin.
    A reference to both the success of the Labour Party in New Zealand and that country's support for Ireland declaring itself a Republic. Historical

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1941 Clery's Department Store, portrait of Denis Guiney and two illuminated addresses.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 126

Published Estimate: €1,200-1,800

Price Realised: €1050

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  • Dimensions: 35 x 32in. (88.90 x 81.28cm)
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  • A half-length portrait by R. N. Brady of Denis Guiney on his purchase of Cleary's Department Store; together with a framed illuminated address to Denis Guiney on the occasion of his purchase of Cleary's and another framed illuminated address from the saff of Guiney's and Cleary's on the 25th anniversary of Guiney & Co. (3) The portrait
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1960s Clery's Department Store, doorman's uniform cap.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 127

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €200


1961 Clery's Department Store, presentation key.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 128

Published Estimate: €600-800

Price Realised: €580

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  • Dimensions: 7in. (17.78cm)
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  • A gilt metal 21st presentation key, in fitted case, presented to Denis Guiney on the 21st anniversarry of his purchase of Clery's.
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1950 Relics of Father John O'Brien, killed in the Korean war.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 129

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €460

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  • Dimensions: 2½ x 1½in. (6.35 x 3.81cm)
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  • A lock of his hair and a fragment of his cassock, in paper wrappers, in a carved ivory box.
    Fr John O’Brien (31) from Donamon, Co Roscommon, was killed in South Korea in September 1950, while stationed on the border with North Korea at the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. In 2014 there was some speculation in the media that Fr O'Brien was to be beatified but to date there has been no beatification. Historical

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1973 (September 20) Signed letter from Edward Heath to Major General Thomas O'Carroll, Chief of Staff, Irish Army.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 130

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100

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  • One page, on 10, Downing Street notepaper, typed, addressed 'Dear General' in blue ink. Thanking Major General O'Carroll for security arrangements during Heath's visit on 17 September 1973. Signed in blue ink 'With best wishes - Yours sincerely, Edward Heath.'
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1959-1963 NASA, co-operation with academia and industry.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 131

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0

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  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • An archive of material from the estate of of NASA scientist Charles M. Grant., including submissions on a data-management project between NASA and IBM and a draft memorandum of understanding between NASA and a number of listed American universities.
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1961-1983 Collection of NASA official photographs from the estate of NASA scientist Charles M. Grant.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 132

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €290

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  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • Collection of 21 Official NASA Photographs on photographic paper. Collection comprises six black and white photos, with black NASA image numbers, of the early Mercury missions; eight colour photrographs with red NASA image numbers and seven unnumbered colour photographs on photographic paper. Subjects include flight crews, individuals, lift-off, and EVA shots. Also photograph number S64-18793 with NASA internal 'Photographic Work Request' form attached. Overall very fine condition.
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1961-1967 NASA Mercury Programme, early manned space flight, post mission reports.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 133

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €180

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  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • A collection of ten reports by the NASA Manned Spacecraft Centre, Houston, Texas regarding the achievements of the Mercury and Apollo programmes and the future of space exploration.
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1961-1974 NASA press release photographs, Gemini, Apollo, Soyuz and Skylab from the estate of NASA scientist Charles M. Grant.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 134

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €520

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  • Dimensions: 10 x 8in. (25.40 x 20.32cm)
  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • A collection of 91 NASA Manned Spacecraft Centre official photographs. High quality lithographic prints of crews, spacecraft, launches and images from space. Spans early Gemini missions to Skylab 4.
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1968-1978 NASA, a collection of official publications from the estate of NASA scientist Charles M. Grant.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 135

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €200

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  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • Collection comprises 17 NASA Facts sheets; a NASA Technical Memorandum 'Space Science Writing at a Down to Earth Level'; 'NASA Activities' newsletter, February 15, 1973; Third and Fourth Annual Earth Resources Program Reviews; 'Exploring Space With a Camera'; 'Apollo 8: Man Around the Moon'; also 'Aeronautics and Space Bibliography', adult and grade school; Itek, 'Panoramic Photography of the Lunar Surface' and 'Space Navigation Handbook'. (27)
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1969 Apollo 11, Commemorative plaque presented to NASA scientist Charles M. Grant for his role in the first manned lunar landing.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 136

Published Estimate: €350-600

Price Realised: €1600

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  • Dimensions: 4¾in. (12.07cm)
  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • A brass circular plaque the centre an enamel disc depicting an astronaut walking on the moon, surrounded by the inscription 'For your contribution to the first manned lunar landing 1969 - NASA - MSC', the outer rim with relief vignettes of spacecraft. Diameter
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1970 NASA Space Station programme, Skylab, collection from the estate of NASA scientist Charles M. Grant.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 137

Published Estimate: €350-600

Price Realised: €340

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  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • Signed photohraphs of the first three crews of Skylab, the Executive summary of a McDonnell Douglas Corporation report to NASA Marshall Space Flight Centre regarding the design, construction and launch of a long-lasting, general purpose facility in earth orbit; together with a Skylab Earth Resources Data Catalogue and seven NASA prints of photographs of and from Skylab. (12)
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1971 NASA Space Shuttle programme, Final Report Alternate Concepts Study, Executive Summary.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 138

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €200

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  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • A 38-page report prepared for NASA by Lockheed Missiles and Space Company rearding the launch alternatives for the planned Space Shuttle. A fascinating insight into the process of designing the Space Shuttle. Extremely rare.
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1972 Apollo 16 Flight Crew Logs from the estate of NASA scientist Charles M. Grant.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 139

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

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  • Dimensions: 9½ x 15 x 2¾in. (24.13 x 38.10 x 6.99cm)
  • Provenance: January 2001, Rarethings Estate Sales and Auctions, Estate of Charles M. Grant, Houston, Texas, where purchased by the current owner.
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  • An internal NASA record of Apollo 16's flight crew's pre-flight logs, approximately 1,000 pages of checks and procedures conducted in March and April 1972.
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The geological collection of NASA scientist Charles M. Grant.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 140

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €640

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  • A black rock sample (4.1 grammes) in sample box marked 'Apollo 16 Moonrock'; a black rock sample marked 'Meteorite Colunbia' (3.4 grammes), a stibnite sample, a selenite sample and a half-ammonite.
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Space flown Irish flag and crew patch.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 141

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €620

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  • Dimensions: 16¼ x 20in. (41.28 x 50.80cm)
  • Provenance: Presented to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 2002. Purchased by the current owner at a charity auction.
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  • An Irist tricolour amd a shoulder patch flown on the Space Shuttle 'Endevour' 5-17 December, 2001. Framed with a certificate signed by Daniel Tani, Mission Specialist.
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Archdall, Mervyn. Monasticon Hibericum: or a History of the Abbeys, Priories and other Religious Houses in Ireland.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 142

Published Estimate: €400-500

Price Realised: €500

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  • Provenance: Purchased at the Duke of Buckingham's sale of the Stowe library Feb.1849 by J. Y. Burges.
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  • Dublin, printed by J. Wright of Dublin for Luke White, 1786. First edition. 4to. Stowe library copy with ink inscription on fly leaf. Folding engraved map and 18 plates, some ink annotations in Irish some slight browning, book plate of John Ynyr Burges, Parkanur, Tyrone on front pastedown, later endpapers, modern antique-style blind stamped calf.
    The annotations in Irish in the text are likely those of Charles O'Conor (1764-1828 ) Irish priest and historical author, chaplain and librarian to the Marchioness of Buckingham. O'Conor, catalogued many manuscripts,including the Stowe Missal now in the Royal Irish Academy. John Ynyr Burges 1798-1889. Graduated MA from Brasenose College, Oxford. 1829, High Sheriff of Co. Tyrone and Justice of the Peace for Tyrone.

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Betjeman, John. Summoned By Bells, signed limited edition.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 143

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €230

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  • John Murray, London, 1960. Number 125 of a limited edition of 125 copies and signed by the author. 8vo. Green leather covered boards with gilt embossed bell motif. Dust jacket and cellulose wrapper.

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Samuel Beckett, How It Is, limited advance edition, signed.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 144

Published Estimate: €1,000-1,500

Price Realised: €0

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  • London: John Calder, 1964. First edition, limited issue, of Beckett's translation of 'Comment C'est', 36/100 numbered copies in series 'B', hors commerce, signed by the author. Large 8vo. Tan morocco, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, in publisher's slip case.

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Brendan Behan, Brendan Behan's Island  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 145

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €400

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  • 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 fine pictorial dustwrapper, 8vo. 192 pp.

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De Burca, Seamus, D'alton Louis and others. 1940s to 1970s collection of booklets  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 146

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €220

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  • Dimensions: 8 x 5in. (20.32 x 12.70cm)
  • Provenance: In the collection of P.J. Bourke's family, who were related to the Kearney and Behan families; from whom purchased by the present owner.
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  • Literature
  • De Burca (Bourke) Includes Brendan Behan A Memoir, love And Acid Drops, Peggy O'reilly's Purse, The End of Mrs Oblong, etc. The D'Alton titles include They Got What They Wanted, the Money Doesn't Matter, and The Other Eden. Other writers include K.A. Fox, Gerard Healy, James Whitbread, J.K. Lyons, Patrick Kelly, James O'Rourke, James Duffy, Piaras Beaslai and Peadar Kearney. Also includes a letter to Seamus de Burca from Brian Behan. (25). Mainly
    A detailed list available on request.

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Donaldson Lieutenant-Colonel D.S. General Views & Special Points of Interest of the City of Lucknow  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 147

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €1250

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  • Dimensions: 22 x 15in. (55.88 x 38.10cm)
  • Provenance
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  • From drawings made by the Author. London, 1860, printed by Day & Son. Includes 28 coloured plates and a map. Large folio.

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Graves, James and Prim, John G Augustus. The History and Antiquities of St. Canice's Kilkenny.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 148

Published Estimate: €200-250

Price Realised: €0

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  • The History and Antiquities and Architecture of the Cathedral Church of St. Canice's Kilkenny. Dublin, Hodges, Figgis, Smith and Co., 1857. 9 full page plates, 2 coloured wood engravings in text. Some wear. Publishers cloth, rebacked. 4to. Includes loosely inserted letter 1937 (Jan 1) from J. W. Purcell, Washington D.C. to John Prim, Co.Kilkenny about Capt. Robert Purcell referring to his 17th century ancestors.

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Hardiman, James. The History Of The Town and The County Of Galway. With Moore, Thomas, Irish Melodies, illustrated.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 149

Published Estimate: €60-80

Price Realised: €75

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  • 1926 reprint by Connacht Tribune. The second is 1846 edition, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, lacking flyleaf. Octavo.

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James Joyce, Poems Penyeach  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 150

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €300

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  • Dimensions: 4.87 x 3¾in. (12.37 x 9.53cm)
  • Provenance
  • Exhibited
  • Literature
  • 1927 Shakespeare and Company, Paris. First Edition of Joyce's second collection of poems. Small 8vo, sewn in original papered boards printed in green, with errata slip tipped in.

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James Joyce Portrait of the Artist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 151

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €480

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  • London: Egoist Press, [1917], 1917. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles in blind to upper board and to spine gilt. First edition, English issue from American sheets, published 12 February 1917. Joyce's first novel was published in America by Huebsch, from whom Harriet Shaw Weaver, the proprietor of the Egoist Press, purchased "not more than 750" sets of sheets, issuing them here a year before her own UK printing of March 1918.

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James Joyce, Ulysses, first American edition  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 152

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €320

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  • Random House, New York, 1934. First (authorized) American Edition. 8vo: xviii,774pp. Publisher's cream-colored cloth stamped in red and black, beveled edges, chocolate-colored top edge; facsimile cream-coloured dust jacket.

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Patrick Kavanagh, Collected Poems, Signed Special Edition.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 153

Published Estimate: €1,500-2,000

Price Realised: €1400

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  • Literature
  • MacGibbon & Kee London, 1964. Original boards with slipcase. Number 55 in a special edition of 100. Signed by Patrick Kavanagh.

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Lewis, Samuel. Topographical Dictionary of Ireland.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 154

Published Estimate: €350-400

Price Realised: €340

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  • In three volumes. London Lewis and Co., 1850. Second edition, 4to., dark grey cloth gilt and blind embossed. Including atlas. 33 handcoloured engravings one folding.

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The Thousand and One Nights, Commonly Called The Arabian Nights' Entertainments.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 September 2016 / 155

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €120

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  • translated by Edward William Lane. In three volumes. 1839 London. Three Volumes. Dark brown calf gilt embossed.

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