14 September 2013

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circa 1912: Unionist interest collection including Dublin signed Ulster Covenant, sashes and medal.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 197

Reserve: €150

  • An interesting collection of Unionist interest material relating to Williams Daniel Latimer. Comprising of Dublin signed Ulster Covenant sheet, Orange Order sash with badges including L.O.L. 1612, Apprentice Boys of Derry sash and Orange Order Past Master's Medal with 1911 date emblem. (4 items)

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circa: 1913 Ulster Volunteer Force South Londonderry armband  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 199

Reserve: €150


circa: 1913 Ulster Volunteer Force South Belfast armband  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 200

Reserve: €150


1914-18: Royal Dublin Fusiliers The Pals at Suvla Bay by Henry Hanna  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 208

Reserve: €300

  • Dimensions: 10 by 6.5in., 25 by 16.25cm.
  • Ponsonby Dublin, 1916, original cloth with gilt and scarce dust wrapper. This excellent record of the history of 'D' Company 7th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers is signed on the free front endpaper by Frederick R. Thompson, a member of the Pals who has added some notes to this example.

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circa: 1920 5th (Irish) Lancers Riding Crop  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 218

Reserve: €150

  • Dimensions: 35 by 1in., 87.5 by 2.5cm.
  • An unsual white metal mounted riding crop bearing the crests of the 5th Royal Irish Lancers and the 16th Queen's Lancers. Possibly used by a member of the regiment following their disbandment in 1922 and a subsequent transfer to the 16th Lancers.

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circa 1920s: 16th (Irish) Division memorial Dublin photograph  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 221

Reserve: €100

  • Dimensions: 9.5 by 7.5in., 23.75 by 18.75cm.
  • Framed photograph of the 16th Division memorial at College Green Dublin. Most likely to have been taken on Remembrance Day. An interesting and scarce item.

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1916 (29 November) SS Britannic reverse painted glass memorial piece  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 225

Reserve: €80

  • Dimensions: 7.5 by 17.5in., 18.75 by 43.75cm.
  • A reverse painted glass memorial artwork showing SS Britannic and titled Red Cross Hospital Ship sunk by Germans without warning Nov. 29th 1916 50 lives lost"

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1914-1918: Imperial German Feldmutze with original cockades  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 229

Reserve: €150

  • An German Army WW1 period Feldmutze or field cap with cockades for the Bayern 1st and 2nd Ulan Regiment. With issue marks and 1916 date stamp internally. Also with a British staff officers cap of the same period with a Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Both acquired from a house in the Howth, Co. Dublin and appear to have been part of a collection of war and travel souvenirs collected by a member of the British armed forces during the early part of the 20th Century (2 items)

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1914-1918: Imperial German Hamburg and Bremen Hanseatic Crosses  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 233

Reserve: €150


Picture postcards collection in album, mainly GB, also actresses and boxers  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 239

Reserve: €150


20th Century: Collection of assorted international postcards including  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 247

Reserve: €80


circa 1917: Thomas J. Clarke portrait poster by O'Loughlin, Murphy & Boland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 263

Reserve: €300

  • Dimensions: 18.5 by 13in., 46.25 by 32.5cm.
  • A scarce poster printed and published by the firm of Colm Ó Lochlainn, O'Loughlin, Murphy & Boland Ltd., Dublin. Showing an oval portrait of Thomas J. Clarke within a black border. Part of a wider series which recorded all the leaders of the Rising. Framed.

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Easter week 1916 commemoration booklet  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 286

Reserve: €100

  • Dimensions: 10 by 8in., 25 by 20cm.
  • A 16pp booklet produced in 1945 for the Easter week commemorations including a role of honour of those killed, songs and biographies of the leaders. Scarce. Also with a National Graves Association booklet for the Manchester Marytrs' Commemoration Concert held at the Mansion House on 21 November 1945. (2 items)

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1921: Dáil Éireann admission ticket and postcard signed by Arthur Griffith  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 297

Reserve: €400

  • A portrait postcard of Arthur Griffith signed upper left in black ink bilingually in Irish and English. Also with a Dáil Éireann admission ticket for 16 August 1921 with name of P. O'Cooper and Griffith on reverse. (2 items)

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circa: 1900 Constance Gore Booth pencil drawing  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 302

Reserve: €1200


1919: Terence MacSwiney handwritten and signed cheque  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 308

Reserve: €300

  • Dimensions: 3.25 by 7.75in., 8.125 by 19.375cm.
  • Crossed cheque for £141 sterling is made payable to The Trustees Dáil Éireann. The text is in English and the signature is in the Irish language amd is drawn Munster & Leinster Bank, Cork. Countersigned on rear by David O Donnchadha per pro The Trustees Dáil Éireann.

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Circa 1920 The Soldier's Song by Peadar Kearney and other ephemera including maps.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 310

Reserve: €150


20th Century: Éamon de Valera and John Redmond postcards  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 329

Reserve: €60

  • Dimensions: 3.5 by 5.5in., 8.75 by 13.75cm.
  • Two postcards of de Valera, the first a portrait with image by Lafayette, the second at the Eucharistic Congress published by Charles Howell. Also two postcards of the Home Rule leader John Redmond comprising of portrait postcard and 'Ireland A Nation' fold out card both Valentines Series. (4 items)

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1921 (May 24) Ulster Elections 'Craig v de Valera' handbill and pamphlet  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 330

Reserve: €150

  • A scarce postal election communication pamphlet promoting the Unionist candidates sent to an address in Downpatrick and a handbill showing the official Unionist candidates printed by William Sweeney, Belfast. Also with a certificate of 'Appointment of Presiding Officer at Polling Station County of Down' for the 1920 Local Government Elections and 2 notices of instruction for presiding officers. (5 items)

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1964-69. Eamon De Valera. Letters on Uachtaran Na hEireann Letterheaded Paper, Christmas Card  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 335

Reserve: €80

  • 3 typed letters on Official President of Ireland notepaper signed by de Valera's Personal Secretary, Marie O'Neill. The letters concern attempts to set up a meeting with de Valera and a Mrs. Abosch of North Laurel Avenue, Hollywood, California, USA with regards to a possible book about the President and which refers to Dev's interest in the De La Quintana de Valera family in Madrid. Also two envelopes addressed to Mrs. Abosch, a Presidential complimentary slip and a Christmas card with De Valera printed facsimile signature, official envelopes, etc. (7 )

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1966: de Valera signed photographs and Northern Division IRA Veterans Commemoration Booklet  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 336

Reserve: €120

  • Two small unique photographs of Eamon de Valera signed in black ink, a 1966 commemoration booklet for the Fourth Northern Division IRA Veterans and 7 postcards produced around the period of the Golden Jubilee.

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circa 1940: Collection of Irish social scene and topographical photographs  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 344

Reserve: €200

  • A collection of unique mounted monochrome photographs taken by John B. Davenport. Of remarkable quality, some with notes on the reverse indicating their exhibition in competitions. Includes Ballyshannon Donegal, mass scene, Corpus Christi prosession, St. Stephen's Green, Christchurch Cathedral etc. (11 items)

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1940s: Garda Síochána photographs and sports week progamme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 352

Reserve: €80

  • A good early portrait photograph of a Garda officer by Lafayette, Dublin. Also with a realted group photograph, a Garda Sports Week programme for 1968 and a later Garda cap badge. (4 items)

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1943 (10 December) Irish interest Royal Air Force airgraph  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 359

Reserve: €80

  • A R.A.F. airgraph sent from 1990959 Cpl. J. Quinton India Command with interesting content including ...The filth which has not been put into service is all that now remains of the British working man. Two thirds of the labour left is Irish and why they should do more than collect their money each week you can't make them understand." Also with a number of related photographs and a triangular cloth crest from a Nazi Germany Luftwaffe sports vest."

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1935-1939: Collection of Nazi propaganda postcards and an anti-Nazi pamphlet  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 365

Reserve: €150

  • An anti-Nazi pamphlet He's a perfect little gentleman, the swine!" in the form of a children's cartoon and poetry booklet warning the United States of the danger of Hitler, printed by Raphael Tuck, England. Also thirteen Nazi propaganda postcards including Nuremburg 1935 and anti-Semitic movie Der ewige Jude. (14 items)"

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1938: Third Reich Red Cross collection including armband and membership card  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 367

Reserve: €120


1939-45 German Walther leather holster, also a brass powder flask and two bosuns whistles.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 375

Reserve: €80

  • The holster including magazine compartment, the flask decorated with a stag beside a tree, the whistles in white metal with filigree decoration, one with Queen's crown over anchor. (4)

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1951. Portrait of Seán Cronin, by Kavanagh  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 384

Reserve: €100


1963: John F. Kennedy ephemera collection including JFK In Memoriam card signed by Rose Kennedy  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 386

Reserve: €100

  • A large collection of mixed items comprising mainly of newspaper and magazine clippings relating to the life and death of JFK. Including a In Memoriam card signed by Rose Kennedy

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circa 1980: 'Long Kesh Prison Camp' signed hurley including Gerry Kelly  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 398

Reserve: €300


circa 1990: Irish Times published caricature of Charlie Haughey  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 401

Reserve: €200


Brendan Behan: An Exclusive Recording by The Book Society Introduced by Kenneth Allsop  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 411

Reserve: €200


Blom : Grove's Dictionary Of Music And Musicians  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 412

Reserve: €80


Bruccoli : First Printing of American Authors; Blanck : Bibliography of American Literature.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 414

Reserve: €200


BEASTLY BEATITUDE, 1968 and MONKEY CREATURE (A PAIR)
BEASTLY BEATITUDE, 1968 and MONKEY CREATURE (A PAIR)
J.P. Donleavy (b.1926)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 416

Reserve: €600

  • Signature: the first, signed and dated [August, 1968] lower centre; with inscribed Tom Caldwell Galleries label on reverse; the second, signed lower centre; with inscribed Tom Caldwell Galleries label on reverse
  • Medium: watercolour and ink
  • Dimensions: 10 by 13.5in., 25 by 33.75cm.
  • Provenance: Tom Caldwell Galleries; Private collection
  • Exhibited: possibly exhibited at the Tom Caldwell Galleries in the 1960s
  • The first work refers to the artist's novel, The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B, Delacorte Press, New York 1968. The use of the grid would appear to represent windows and is a motif regularly employed by the artist evidenced in his exhibition entitled, Visions and Vernacular, 30 April - 9 May 2008 in the Molesworth Gallery, Dublin. The Beastly Beatitudes featured heavily in the artist's earlier exhibitions in 1986 in the Godolphin Art Gallery, Dublin in September of that year. (2 works)

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Arthur Conan Doyle 'The Speckled Band, An Adventure of Sherlock Holmes'  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 417

Reserve: €80


McCann, Donal (1943-1999). Collection of scripts, books and memorabilia much of it signed & inscribed by the famous Irish actor.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 432

Reserve: €300

  • Includes film scripts for Out of Africa (1985) in which McCann played the part of the doctor, a third draft of the script for The Miracle by Neil Jordan (1990) in which McCann played the lead male role, an undated script titled Jim by Tony Barry, from an idea by Donal McCann, script for Mister Egan by Charles McCarthy of Palmerston Road, Rathmines (undated), folder with McCann's name printed on it from the Circle Square Theatre, Broadway, with annotations and notes and photocopied reviews of O'Casey's Juno and the Paycock, a Betamax video of the film Poitín in original cover, a card dated Aug 28, '90 "for Donal.....with profound gratitude for a performance without equal in contemporary Irish theatre..... Joe", a presentation folder from An Post to Donal McCann of sheets of Irish Theatre stamps 1990, card from Celine Costigan from Rathmines, Dublin in March, 1996 refers to her appearance in "The Au Pair Man" at the Gate years ago and she goes on to tell him he is "a magnificent actor", professionally produced photographs (6) & three contact sheets., apparently scenes from December Bride (1990) set in Northern Ireland with co-stars Ciaran Hinds and Saskia Reeves. The contact sheet has over 90 images, also books (7) including Philip Ward's Lost Songs signed & inscribed by him for Donal with typed letter signed by Ward inserted, also Exit Praying Part II An Apologia signed, inscribed and dated 1996 by the author Peter Osborn. (25)

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Jonathan Griffin The Hidden King signed by Micheál Mac Liammóir  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 436

Reserve: €50

  • Secker & Warburg London, 1955. With dedication and signature by Mac Liammóir. Also with Royal Opera Covent Garden 1953 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Gala Performance programme, My Fair Lady Theatre Royal souvenir book and programme. (4 items)

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Seán O'Casey The Green Crow signed  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 441

Reserve: €150

  • Dimensions: 8.5 by 5.5in., 21.25 by 13.75cm.
  • George Braziller, New York 1956, 303pp, original wrappers. Signed and dedicated on the free front endpaper by O'Casey For Mary O'Hanrahan of Tipperary from her friend Seán O'Casey. With love Devon 1956."

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1721: John Urry 'The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer...'  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 447

Reserve: €900

  • Dimensions: 16 by 10in., 40 by 25cm.
  • '..., Compared with the former editions, and many valuable mss. out of which, three tales are added which were never before printed; by John Urry, student of Christ-Church, Oxon. Deceased : Together with a Glossary' London: Printed for Bernard Lintot, Between the Temple Gate , 1721. First Edition. Elephant Folio. Full calf with ornate design on covers and decorative gilt spine with red mo. label and title gilt. A desirable volume.

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Wormald, Peter. Enchanted Country  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 449

Reserve: €200

  • Bombay: For Private Circulation Only , 1945. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Very Good Pages, (vii), 48. All 11 plates called for are present. Undated, but with neat ink inscription on dedication page in black ink reads: Dee with Love April '45." Not in Yakushi, Neate, Perret, and no copies located at the Alpine Club, National Library of Scotland, OCLC or COPAC. A record of the author and his companion Lolly Leyden's journey up the Jumna valley. No indication how many copies issued. However a very small print run likely. Rare.

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Music including Flood: History of Irish Music.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 452

Reserve: €150

  • Flood : History of Irish Music. Dublin 1905; Smith : Handel A Descriptive of Early Editions. Oxford 1970; Smith : Bibliography of Musical Works Published by John Walsh 2 vols; British Union Catalogue of Early Music. 2 vols London 195; Hunter : Opera and Song Books Published in England. London 1997; and 12 others, with a collection of booksellers specialist music catalogues.

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1904-06: The Mammals of Great Britain and Ireland limited edition by J. G. Millais  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 455

Reserve: €150

  • Dimensions: 14 by 13in., 35 by 32.5cm.
  • Longmans, Green & Co. London, quarter cloth, 3 vols, limited to an edition of 1025 of which this is 297. An excellent publication with many engraved plates.

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Sartori : I Libretti Italiani a Stampa dalle Origini al 1800  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 457

Reserve: €150


1912: Verso Napper's Orchestra Dublin Photograph  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 459

Reserve: €80

  • A large monochrome photograph taken in August 1912 of Mr Verso Napper's Orchestra, Dublin also with another related photograph of a civilian band in uniform with member names on reverse. President Jim Hancock (2 items).

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20th Century: Collection of programmes for small Dublin theatres  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 464

Reserve: €100

  • A mixed collection of programmes for the smaller Dublin Theatres ranging from the 1940s to 1960s, many with opera interest and some with autographs. Including Dublin Globe, Philips Concert Hall, ESB Musical Society, St. James' Gate Drama Group, Lyric Theatre, Gas Company Theatre, Pike Theatre, UCD Musical Society etc. (50 items)

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Cliff Richard Hit List Tour signed programme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 471

Reserve: €80

  • Programme signed on the cover in silver ink by Cliff Richard. Also with two concert posters both signed in black marker by the members of the original Quarrymen and an unsigned version of the same poster (4 items)

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Michael Jackson ephemera collection including 1988 Páirc Uí Chaoimh concert ticket  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 473

Reserve: €100

  • Comprising of ticket stub from his 1988 tour concert at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork on Saturday 30 July 1988.Ticket stub from his 1988 tour concert at the Milton Keynes Bowl, 10 September 1988. Michael Jackson, Got to be There" vinyl record (STMS 5007)"

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The Stones Roses vinyl album and Hot Press issues signed  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 475

Reserve: €200

  • The Stone Roses album (ORE LP 502) signed on the sleeve by the band members in black marker. Also with two issues of the 13 July 2012 edition of Hot Press with a photograph of the band on the cover, both signed in black marker. (3 items)

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Whitesnake and Thin Lizzy autographed posters  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 September 2013 / 477

Reserve: €150

  • Two small Whitesnake promotional posters both signed by Doug Aldrich and Brian Tichy, also with another unsigned version of the same poster. Two Brian Downey Thin Lizzy posters both signed by Downey and with another unsigned version of the same poster. Thin Lizzy Black Rose vinyl album signed by Downey on the sleeve and Natal drum kit promotional programme signed by Downey. (8 items)

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