16 April 2011

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1939-1945: London Blitz Auxiliary Fire Service recruiting poster  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 370

Reserve: €150

  • Scarce coloured Second World War period recruiting poster for the London Auxiliary Fire Service, which played an important role during the Blitz, designed by Frank Newbould and printed by Lowe and Brydone. Also with 1950s Northern Ireland Minister of Labour and National Insurance appeal for volunteers poster. 1947 and 1949 Hollywood Nursing Society posters for annual meetings at High Street Presbyterian Church printed by Brown and Sons Belfast. (4 items)

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1955-1959: Harland and Wolff documents including workers lists  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 373

Reserve: €100

  • List of new workers at the Queen's Works from 1955 to 1959 listing name, address, trade etc, an interesting and unique document. Also bound documents relating to the cost of a new midship section for the "Esso Glasgow" tanker. (2 items)

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Long Kesh - The Maze Prison - Key Tags for H Blocks H2, H4, H6 etc  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 388

Reserve: €300

  • Includes H6 Hall Guard, H2 P.O.s. Night Bunch, H6 Classroom A & B, H2 Inner Grille C Wing, H2 End of C Wing, H2 Yards Sterile, H2 Cell Doors and Lock Back C Wing, H4 D Wing Lock Backs, H6 Movement Control Grille, H2 P.O.D. Airlock, H6 D Wing Catwalk, H2 Dining Hall and Hobbies C Wing. Scarce mementoes of the Troubles. (12)

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2000s: Republican prisoner art, executed leaders 1916, Castlerea Prison  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 390

Reserve: €150

  • Medium: framed painted cotton
  • Dimensions: 58 by 43cm., 23 by 17in.
  • Decorated with portraits of the executed leaders of the 1916 Rebellion and the GPO sourrounded by a celtic motif with the crests four provinces of Ireland. With signatures to the rear

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1908: Lady Augusta Gregory handwritten and signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 398

Reserve: €200

  • Medium: single page manuscript
  • Dimensions: 15 by 20cm., 6 by 8in.
  • A letter dated the 21st of March 1908 on 3 Saville Row headed paper. To a Mr. Cockrell relating to a box of Persian paintings which she found in her home at Coole Park and would like to have valued

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Collection of Irish poetry books including Poems and Parodies by Tom Kettle  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 403

Reserve: €120

  • T. M. Kettle, Poems And Parodies, Talbot Press 1916; George Russell (Ae), New Songs, Dublin 1904; George Russell , Voices Of The Stones, Macmillan 1925; P. H. Pearse, The Collected Works Of P.H. Pearse, Maunsel 1918; Irene Haugh, The Valley Of The Bells, Blackwell 1933; Lady Gregory (Ed.), Ideals In Ireland, London 1901. (6 books)

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James Stephens book collection including THE CROCK OF GOLD and HERE ARE THE LADIES  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 404

Reserve: €100

  • James Stephens Crock of Gold (1917), Here Are Ladies (1914), In The Land Of Youth (1924), Terence MacSwiney Principles of Freedom (1921), Padraic O Conaire Field and Fair (1930), Rev J. M. McIraith Jonathan Swift in Ireland (signed), Cuala Press print “The Gorsedd Prayer” and three others. (10 items)

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Collection of recordings selected and spoken by Margaret Cushing Osgood: The Invisible World of the Celt Revealed Through Poetry and Prose.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 409

Reserve: €100

  • Medium: Hedford, Massachussetts: Privately Published By Frederick and Alice Packard, Cloth Gilt. Set of eight 78 rpm vinyl records. covers with title and ornate
  • Dimensions: 32 by 36cm., 12.5 by 14in.
  • Includes readings of James Stephens, Moira O'Neill, William Butler Yeats (not in Wade), AE (not in Denson), Seamus O'Sullivan, J.M. Synge, Padraic Colum and others.

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SONGS OF THE WREN
SONGS OF THE WREN
Sean O'Casey Songs of The Wren  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 411

Reserve: €80


1987: Peter Kavanagh "Twenty Years Later" letter to his brother Patrick  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 415

Reserve: €400

  • Medium: typescript, 4 pp
  • Dimensions: 28 by 22cm., 11 by 8.5in.
  • Signed letter written by Peter Kavanagh to his brother Patrick twenty years after his death. Later published by The Peter Kavanagh Hand Press under the title "Heap the Cairn".

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Nonplus periodical complete collection printed by Dolmen Press  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 419

Reserve: €150

  • Medium: printed wrappers
  • Nonplus, numbers 1 to 4. Printed by the Dolmen Press Autumn 1959 to Winter 1960. Edited by Patricia Murphy, wife of poet Richard Murphy. With contributions from Brian O'Nolan, Patrick Kavanagh and 1916 Rebellion diary by Miss L. Stokes.

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1969: Unique signed page of "Enough" by Samuel Beckett  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 421

Reserve: €2000

  • Medium: typescript on uncut rag paper
  • A once off typed sheet of the first page of the play "Enough" which was first published in 1966. In 1969 Marguerite Cohn who owned The House of Books bookshop proposed to Beckett that she publish the first page from some of his plays as a single manuscript sheet, with each to be signed by Beckett, such as this example. Mounted on card alongside a photograph of Beckett by Jerry Baur.

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1969: Unique signed sheet of "First Love" by Samuel Beckett  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 422

Reserve: €2000

  • Medium: typescript on uncut rag paper
  • Dimensions: 25 by 18cm., 10 by 7in.
  • A once off typed sheet of the first page of the play "First Love" which was first published in 1966. In 1969 Marguerite Cohn who owned The House of Books bookshop proposed to Beckett that she publish the first page from some of his plays as a single manuscript sheet, with each to be signed by Beckett, such as this example

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Margery Williams The Velveteen Rabbit or, How Toys Become Real  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 425

Reserve: €250

  • Medium: brown velveteen over boards, 6 colour plates, pp 37
  • Dimensions: 20 by 15cm., 7.75 by 6in.
  • A. Colish, Mount Vernon, New York, 1974, first edition, illustrated by Maire Angel, limited edition of 1,500.

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THE STATE WE'RE OUT
Brendan Deacy The State We're Out  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 427

Reserve: €250

  • Medium: original boards in shipcase, pp 58, letterpress
  • Dimensions: 51 by 36cm., 20 by 14in.
  • With introduction by Roddy Doyle signed and inscribed by Roddy Doyle, 53 lino cuts by Brendan Deacy, signed by the artist on rear colophon, No.16 of a limited edition of 250 printed at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, 1998.

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1859-1862: Theatre Royal Dublin collection of playbills 1842 (28 November - 3 December) Theatre Royal, Dublin. Collection of Playbills including performances by  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 428

Reserve: €100

  • Medium: letterpress, single sheets
  • Dimensions: 51 by 23cm., 20 by 9in.
  • Four playbills, 23 November 1859, 3 December 1860, 18 November 1862 and the 20 November 1862. For performances by the famous Victorian actors Mr. & Mrs. Charles Kean from Waterford.

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1938: Lennox Robinson Abbey Theatre signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 431

Reserve: €100

  • Dimensions: 18 by 20cm., 7 by 8in.
  • A typed letter on Abbey Theatre headed paper signed by Lennox Robinson, a leading Irish literary figure, a manager and later a member of the board of the Abbey along with W. B. Yeats

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ARTIST'S PORTFOLIO OF PHOTOGRAPHS
ARTIST'S PORTFOLIO OF PHOTOGRAPHS
Francis William Doyle, Sculptor, Archive Doyle-Jones RBS (1873-1938)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 432

Reserve: €200

  • Signature: variously signed, inscribed and dated
  • Medium: photographs (33); catalogue (10); newspaper cuttings and journal notes (12 approx)
  • Doyle-Jones was a sculptor of Irish parents born in West Hartlepool. He exhibited widely throughout his career at the RA and the RHA. In 1924 he was among the prize winners in an exhibition of Irish Art in connection with Aonach Tailteann. Several important commissions by Doyle-Jones can be found throughout the country in Mitchelstown, Thurles, Letterkenny, Tullamore as well as in the National Collections. For further reading

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1926: Violin by Georg Wilhelm Hofmann of Dublin  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 436

Reserve: €1800


GAA Football: 1946 (27 October) All Ireland Final replay, Kerry v Roscommon programme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 439

Reserve: €600


GAA: Collection including 1965 Hurling All Ireland Final programme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 440

Reserve: €100

  • 1965 (5 September) All Ireland Hurling Final programme, Wexford v Tipperary. 1959 (7 June) Bláth special match for the opening of the Hogan Stand programme, Connaught v Munster. 1950 GAA official rulebook. (3 items)

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Circa 1900. Rare manuscript rules for Sunday Junior Alliance League, Dublin  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 441

Reserve: €100

  • Medium: manuscript on Government embossed paper
  • Dimensions: 34 by 20cm., 13.2 5 by 8in.
  • An under 19's league, with list of teams- Greenville, Greenmount, Harcourt, Rovers, Tolka Wanderers, Liltons, St. Annes, Thornville, Ivy Rovers and Bawn Rovers. Also with this lot a 1905 invitation to a GAA Dance in Loughrea.

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Football. 1931 (April and December) Irish Free State v. Spain - three rare piecesof ephemera  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 442

Reserve: €200

  • 21-30 April 1931, typescript itinerary for Irish Free State team's travel to and from Barcelona via Paris, in Thomas Cook folder, Great Northern Railway "Free State v Spain Cheap Day Excursion" handbil, and Spanish team visit to Guinness Brewery printed lunch menu. (3 items)

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Football. 1937 Irish Free State v Norway team autographs  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 443

Reserve: €300

  • Medium: pencil on lined paper, laid down on card
  • Dimensions: 17 by 13cm., 6.5 by 5in.
  • 11 original autographs of players on the Free State team including Dunne, Turner, Gorman, MacKenzie, O'Reilly, Arrigan, Duggan, McCarthy, O'Neill, Foy, & the famous Kevin O'Flanagan who made his debut that day. The match ended in a 3-3 draw, following on from a 1-2 defeat for the Irish team in Norway. Joe O'Reilly added "Up the Rebels".

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Football. 1952-1972 collection of Republic of Ireland internatioal programmes  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 447

Reserve: €400

  • A collection of 56 Republic of Ireland programmes 1952-72. The vast majority are full internationals & include World Cup & European Nations Cup qualifiers, friendlies. 14 include B internationals, Olympic Games qualifiers, amateur, Under 23's, junior internationals, representative and other games.

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Football. League of Ireland clubs in European Cup, European Cup Winners Cup and Inter Cities Fairs Cup : 28 programmes 1958-85  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 448

Reserve: €200

  • Medium: various sizes
  • 1958 Drumcondra v Athletico Madrid; 1963 Dundalk v F.C. Zurich, Shamrock Rovers v Valencia; 1964 Shamrock Rovers v Rapid Vienna; 1965 v Real Zaragoza; 1967 Cardiff City v Shamrock Rovers; 1968 Glasgow Rangers v Dundalk; 1969 Waterford v Galtasaray; 1970 Waterford v Glasgow Celtic & return away game; 1974 Hamburg v Bohemians; 1975 Bohemians v Rangers, Home Farm v Racing Club Lens; 1976 Bohemians v Esbjerg & S Wroclaw; 1977 Bohemians v Newcastle Utd & away game; 1978 Everton v Finn Harps, Dynamo Dresden v Bohemians; 1979 Dundalk v Celtic & away game; 1981 Fram v Dundalk, Athlone v KB Copenhagen; 1982 Limerick v AZ 67; 1983 Sligo Rovers v Haka home & away games; 1985 Honved v Shamrock Rovers; 1985 Lyngby v Galway Utd (28)

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Football. 2006 Fabio Cannavaro World Cup winning captain signed photograph  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 449

Reserve: €150

  • Dimensions: 30 by 19cm., 12 by 7.5in.
  • Signed colour photograph of Fabio Cannavaro holding the World Cup winner's trophy during the presentation ceremony after victory against France in the final. With certificate of authenticity

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Rugby. 1913 original photograph of the Irish team to play England  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 450

Reserve: €150


Rugby. Rugby Football (A Weekly Record of the Game) Vol.1. No. 1. Sept, 8, 1923 to Vol. II. No. 46. Nov 22, 1924. A scarce complete run.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 451

Reserve: €300


Rugby. 1928 (10 March) Rare Wales v Ireland programme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 452

Reserve: €200


Rugby. 1931 (14 February) Rare England v Ireland programme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 453

Reserve: €200


Rugby. 1936 (14 March) Rare Wales v Ireland progamme, Cardiff Arms Park  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 454

Reserve: €100


Rugby. Scotland v Ireland programmes for 1934 and 1938  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 455

Reserve: €150


Rugby. 1945 (17 November) Rare Leinster v New Zealand programme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 456

Reserve: €100


Rugby. 1999 World Cup complete collection of 38 programmes attractively bound.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 457

Reserve: €150


Cricket. 1990 Sir Richard Hadlee signed print  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 458

Reserve: €150


Cricket. 2007 Cricket World Cup Irish team signed shirt  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 459

Reserve: €400

  • Framed Irish Cricket Union, ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 shirt signed by the Irish team who advanced to the Super8 stage of the competition and recorded famous victories against Pakistan and Bangladesh, including Kevin O'Brien, Boyd Rankin, Andre Botha, Jeremy Bray, Paul Mooney etc. This item is being auctioned in aid of The Meningitis Trust

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Boxing. 1923 Irish Army Boxing Medal and five other badges and medals  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 462

Reserve: €150

  • Silver Irish Army Boxing Medal hallmarked Dublin 1923 and inscribed 'Curragh Command Boxing Tournament 1923, Welter Weight Runner Up'. 1923 The Father Mathew Feis medal for baritone solo singing. 1936 Royal Warwickshire Regiment hockey medal. 1929 100th anniversary of Catholic emancipation badge. 17th Lancers cap badge and one British army officer rank marking pip. (6 items)

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Boxing. 1996 Muhammad Ali Olympic Games signed photograph  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 463

Reserve: €600


Sporting Autographs: 2006 Ryder Cup, 2004 Irish masters Snooker etc.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 466

Reserve: €150

  • 2006 First Day Covers of Ryder Cup stamps signed by Harrington, Casey, McGinley and Westwood, 2004 Irish Masters fixtures card signed by over 20 players, also 1974 Rugby stamps in envelope signed by Mike Gibson and book, also card signed by Terry Ward. (

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James II. Gunmoney. Crown and Halfcrown.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 471

Reserve: €180


James II. Gunmoney. Halfcrown. 1689  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 473

Reserve: €150


Ireland Mixed lot. 1689-1977  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 474.2

Reserve: €200

  • James II, SHILLING 1689 Feb, 1769 1/2d, 1/4d 1933, 41(2), 44. Set of pennies 1928-68, 3d 1933, 1/= 1937, 2/= 1935, 2/6d 1931,39,40, 2/= 1966 (2), 68(3), 10p 69(2), 75(2), 50p 1977 (2). Some nice coins, about fine TO brilliant uncirculated.

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Irish Free State. Halfcrown. 1937  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 481

Reserve: €500


England. Mixed lot  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 491

Reserve: €150


England. Mixed lot  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 492

Reserve: €150


England Mixed lot. 1553-4  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 493

Reserve: €150


England Charles I. Shilling.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 495

Reserve: €200


England. Charles II. Halfcrown. 1661  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 496

Reserve: €150


England. Charles II. Shilling. 1679  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 497

Reserve: €100


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