8 November 2014

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1917 Autograph book - Cork I.R.A. including Terence MacSwiney and Thomas MacCurtain  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 263

Reserve: €1000


1917 (2 November) and 1918 (24 April) Defence of The Realm Internment Orders for Irishmen in England  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 264

Reserve: €150

  • 1917 issued for Hugh O'Rourke having regard to his associations in the United States with persons concerned in German attempts to stir up rebellion in Ireland" etc., signed by Governor of Brixton Prison, 2pp foolscap, and 1918 to Joseph Macconastair also known as Nestor "having regard to his admission that he has given the enemy useful information for their fleet" etc. Accompanied by a notated typed judgement from Lord Chief Justice on the application of The Defence of The Realm Act in mainland Britain. (3)"

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1918 (27 January and 3 February) letters from an Irish activist in London to JH MacDonnell, solicitor.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 268

Reserve: €100

  • Interesting content recording bombing raids by Germans, women and children crushed to death in riots for food and other news not reported in the British media, also the smuggling of food parcels from Ireland, and coded messaages relating to rendezvous and meetings (probably of the Irish Self Detemination League of which MacDonnell was a member). 4pp quarto manuscript. Also an undated letter to Beaufort" from Mark Antony MacDonnell MP, father of JH MacDonnell, relating to a picture."

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An archive of documents, medals and insignia relating to John Thomas Penrose, veteran of The Irish and Spanish Civil Wars  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 272

Reserve: €1500

  • A 1919 -1921 War of Independence medal, a 1971 Truce medal, the pair awarded to Penrose; an enamel lapel badge in the brigade colours of The International Brigade and inscribed '1936 - Madrid - 1938'; an International Brigade travel pass dated 20 Sept 1937 to 21 Oct 1937; letters and documents relating to Cathal Brugha & two volumes: Michael O'Riordan, 'Connolly Column' and Tomas O'Dochartaigh, 'Cathal Brugha, a shaol is a threithe'.

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1919 George V silver halfcrown stamped SINN FEIN FOR EVER  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 281

Reserve: €100


1919-21 West Limerick Brigade IRA, Brigade Tactical Map.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 282

Reserve: €700

  • A half-inch to one mile, 1913 Ordnance Survey Road Map of Limerick, Ennis & Listowel marked in red and black ink with Battalion boundries, Company boundries, Company HQ's, ambush positions. Hand written key inscribed to bottom left hand corner and headed Index". Inscribed "West Limerick" in pencil to front cover and "Brigade Coy Maps" in pencil to back cover."

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1920 (27 July) statement of Thomas Hales of Bandon, relating his torture by British military officers.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 286

Reserve: €200

  • 6pp typed statement inscribed For Mac", giving details of Irish volunteer's capture, detention and torture. Also 2pp typed statement by the "commandant of the Auxiliary Division RIC" relating to the looting of the mails by Auxiliaries in County Kilkenny. (2)"

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1920 Wormwood Scrubs, Prison autograph album  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 287

Reserve: €700

  • An autograph album commenced 30 March 1920 by Eamonn Stack, lieutenant, 4th Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade. Includes the autograph of William T. Cosgrave. The album begins at the end of a hunger strike and concludes more than a week into a second. Entries mainly by Cork prisoners, also Tipperary, Clare, Dublin and Belfast.

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1920 Sinn Fein membership card  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 288

Reserve: €150


1920 Vice-Regal Lodge letter requiring a report  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 289

Reserve: €150

  • A one-page letter from Asst. Private Secretary E. M. Conlon to James Roche, Esq., R. M., Belfast, requesting a report on the state of your District for His Excellency's information"."

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1918 (26 March) Terence MacSwiney cheque  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 297

Reserve: €300


1920 (25 May). Terence MacSwiney signed cheque.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 298

Reserve: €300

  • 1920 Munster + Leinster Bank paid cheque for £1 signed by Terence MacSwiney in Irish Toirbhealbhach macSuibhne and dated at Cork 25.V.20, with blue embossed 2d. cheque duty stamp.

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1921 William T. Cosgrave, Minister for local government  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 308

Reserve: €100

  • A Solemn Warning, typed on Dail Eireann headed paper, addressed to holders of Decrees of Enemy Courts for Criminal and Malicious Injuries; to all who have secured or are about to secure Garnishee Orders; to Solicitors acting on behalf of such persons...""

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1921 Photograph of Thomas Whelan under escort of a prison warder and an Auxillery  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 313

Reserve: €100

  • Dimensions: 3½ x 5½in. (8.89 x 13.97cm)
  • Mounted on 7in x 9in card, inscribed Mrs Whelan - Mother of - Thomas - R.I.P." Thomas Whelan was arrested on 23 November 1920 and subsequently charged with the murder, on Bloody Sunday, of Captain G.T. Baggelly, an army prosecutor. Despite eyewitness testemony placing him at Mass at the time of the murder he was convicted and sentenced to death. He was hanged on 14 March 1921 at Mountjoy Jail."

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1921 Manchester arson attacks by IRA archive including a letter from Michael Collins to Paddy O'Donoghue.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 315

Reserve: €3000

  • Fascinating archive of letters and documents concerning Paddy O'Donoghue and his arrest and imprisoinment for arson attacks on Manchester businesses during the Irish War of Independence as reprisals for British forces' burnings of homes and businesses in Ireland. Includes a statement to his solicitor by Paddy O'Donoghue giving details of his activities and his arrest, copy of his letter to Michael Collins justifying the campaign and complaining that the prisoners were being asked to defend themselves with false alibis and legalities rather than demand to be treated as Prisoners of War. Michael Collins 2pp letter of 7 July 1921 in reply mentioning a chance of getting you away from where you are", which turned out to be a bungled escape from prison - "very disgraceful" writes Collins. He mentions he will "commuicate with the Solr." (JH MacDonnell) and explore the possibility of O'Donoghue not being called to give evidence and thus avoid repenting "of our own deeds" or being "ashamed of them". Also includes 9pp small notebook pages of instructions by O'Donoghue regarding the case to MacDonnell, and a number of carbon copies of typescript for "Standing Committee of CEC" (Central Executive Council of Sinn Fein in Great Britain with reference to the Manchester Trials, deportations of members, etc., dated 21 May 1921, and lists of members in Leeds and Durham, etc. (8)"

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1921-22 three letters concerning Irish prisoners including Connaught Rangers mutineers.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 317

Reserve: €150

  • Three letters from The Prison Conmmission to JH MacDonnell, solicitor, permitting him to visit the English Sinn Fein Convicts" , and one referring to MacDonnell's list of The Connaught Rangers (mutineers imprisoned in England) and mentioning John Flannery, Joseph Dowling and William Joseph Shallow, and "Hardy is still in Wormwood Scrubs"."

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1921 photograph of Eamon de Valera and Arthur Griffith on board the mailboat leaving Dun Laoghaire.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 319

Reserve: €150


1921 (23 July) letter from Duke of Northumberland regarding his proposal of making Southern Ireland" a republic."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 320

Reserve: €100

  • Alan Ian Percy, Duke of Northumberland, known for his radical right wing views, had apparently written in a periodical that the 26 counties should be made a republic and not be given the same status as Australia or Canada,

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1920-21 'The Reign of Terror' cartoons by Shemus""  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 323

Reserve: €100

  • Dimensions: 13¼ x 12in. (33.66 x 30.48cm)
  • A series of War of Independence related cartoons by Ernest Forbes (Shemus) printed in the Freeman's Journal during 1920-1 collected together and printed in this book published circa 1921. Rebound. Scarce

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Viscount Castlereagh, Memoirs and Correspondence, with handwritten commentry by Dan Breen.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 329

Reserve: €500

  • 1850, Henry Colburn, London. Four Volumes. Blue cloth gilt and blind embossed. Inscription to the flyleaf: This book and all such books about English tyrants should be carefully read by all Irish men. I fully believe that Joe Stalin has read every one of them. If the brave Hitler had read such books he would not be dead today - He would have won the war... Dan Breen 26/5/45". The portrait of Castlereagh on the frontispiece inscribed "Bloody Castlereagh - Dan Breen"."

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Commandant Peter Kearney: Tributes to His Memory  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 331

Reserve: €100


1921 (26 October) Reception to the Irish Republican Delegation souvenir programme autographed by Michael Collins.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 335

Reserve: €5000

  • 8pp octavo programme for the reception by the Irish-Ireland Societies in London, at the Albert Hall, to welcome the Dail Eirean delegates to the talks with the British Government which led to the Treaty of 6 December 1921. Includes photographs of Art O'Brien, Eamonn de Valera, Arthur Griffith, Michael Collins, Richard Barton, Eamon Duggan and George Gavan Duffy. Signed on the cover in pencil Miceal O Coileain" . Accompanied by a ticket for the event. A very rare and desirable memento of this most important episode in Ireland's history, signed by one of the most influential Irish leaders of the 20th century."

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Beaslai, Piarais. Michael Collins and the Making of New Ireland.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 341

Reserve: €150

  • Published by Harrap, London (1926) First. 2 Volumes. p.p.(1) 458 and (2) 484. Royal 8vo. Two colour frontispiece paintings by John Lavery and numerous illustrations. Original green cloth with oval portrait of Collins on covers.

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1922 (14 July) Irish Life special edition with pictures of beginning of Civil War.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 349

Reserve: €100


Documents concerning the appointment of District Justice  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 354

Reserve: €200

  • Irish Free State documents concerning the appointment of Denis B. Sullivan as District Justice, 1922, signed variously by Tim Healy, W.T. Cosgrave and Kevin O'Higgins; and a parchment declaration of the appointment of Denis B. Sullivan as District Court Judge, 1922, signed by Tim Healy and W.T. Cosgrave.

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1922 (19 October) to 1924 (12 June) Defence Orders complete run No. 1 to No. 51.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 355

Reserve: €200

  • A rare complete set of these printed orders, 12mo, relating to the Provisional Government and Free State Defence Forces finances, discipline and demobilisation. From Sean McGarry's archive and with his signature on outer wrapper.

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Circa 1922. IRA threatening letter to Bandon businessman.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 356

Reserve: €150

  • Dimensions: 6 x 6in. (15.24 x 15.24cm)
  • Signed Head Officers of the 3rd Brigade IRA" the crudely lettered note gives Mr Slattery 24 hours to leave Bandon Steel Industries. Inscribed in ink 1934 but this is believed to be an archive number and the message dates from the Civil War period."

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1922 - 1924 Anti-Treaty pamphlets  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 361

Reserve: €1000

  • A collection of 23 examples of various Sinn Fein anti-treaty leaflets, pamphlets and hand-bills, several copies of most; together with a form for the appointment of a polling agent for the 1923 Dail Election.

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1923 Republican Constitution and Civil War documents  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 366

Reserve: €200

  • A collection of documents relating to the Irish Civil War including a casualty list, broken down into Free State and IRA columns; accounts of Free State Army atrocities, some noted Publicity"; an interview with Eamon de Valera and a Republican Constitution."

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1920s A Garda Siochana helmet rose  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 375

Reserve: €80


June/July, 1927 An tOglac  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 376

Reserve: €80


McManus, M. J., Eamon de Valera: A Biography, autographed.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 383

Reserve: €150

  • 1944, The Talbot Press Ltd., Dublin & Cork. Signed by Eamonn de Valera, Sean Moylan, Commandant of the Irish Republican Army and later a Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil politician; Sean Hayes, Fianna Fail T.D.; John Doyle and Sean Ormonde.

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McManus, M. J., Eamon de Valera: A Biography, autographed.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 384

Reserve: €80


O'Fiannachta, Padraig & O'Neill, Tomas. De Valera. Signed by three generations of the de Valera family.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 385

Reserve: €200

  • Two volumes, Clo Morainn, Dublin, 1968. Signed by Eamon de Valera and his grandson Eamon de Valera and with the signature of Vivion de Valera taped to the flyleaf. Together with M. J. MacManus, Eamon de Valera: A Biography, unsigned, 1953, Talbot Press, Dublin. (3)

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1930s & 40s Socialism in Ireland, Pamphlets  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 387

Reserve: €100

  • A collection of five pamphlets: Socialism True and False"; "'Inquest' on Labour Inquiry"; "Co-Operation in Soviet Russia"; " A Guide for Parish Councils in Ireland"; "Planning for the Crisis, Labour's Policy". (5)"

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1928 First East-West Transatlantic Flight Ireland to Newfoundland Badges.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 395

Reserve: €80


1937 Amelia Earhart signed photograph.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 396

Reserve: €500

  • A black and white photograph of Earhart, signed in black fountain pen and pasted to a letter dated 31 July 1937, sent by her husband, George Palmer Putnam, to Carrie Jepson a clairvoyant, to assist in her search for Earhart, whose plane had disappeared the previous July. Together with Carrie Jepson's scrap book of newspaper clippings and letters.

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1937 Coronation and Abdication of Edward VIII  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 397

Reserve: €60

  • A silk handkerchief printed with a portrait of Edward VIII surrounded by United Kingdom and Dominian flags; a print; an earthenware Coronation tankard; and a copy of News Review magazine entitled 'The Woman I Love.' The Romance of Edward and Wallis Duke and Duchess of Windsor." (4)"

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Circa 1930 to 1955. An extensive correspondence concerning the McCormick family, Dalkey and Blackrock, Co. Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 398

Reserve: €500

  • A fascinating correspondence, mainly from John McCormick to his parents Mr and Mrs de Courcy McCormick at their house Bartra in Dalkey and later Somerset in Blackrock. The correspondence starts from school in England through study at Cambridge and then World War II in which he served as a lieutenant, mainly in the Middle East, later service in the British diplomatic corps including Indonesia and USA. Most of the letters are in their original envelopes, with a variety of postal markings including military censorship 1939-45. Interesting account of a young man's progress from the Dublin suburbs, through Oxbridge in the 1930s, World War in the 1940s, and the diplomatic social and political rounds in the 1950s. Includes a few photographs and picture postcards. (100s)

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1939-46 Emergency National Service Medal  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 400

Reserve: €80


1939-46 Emergency National Service Medal  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 401

Reserve: €100


1939-45 World War II scrapbook of Capt. Alexander Hanna, Royal Ulster Rifles.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 405

Reserve: €250


1935-1939. Zeitschrift der Akademie für Deutsches Recht.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 406

Reserve: €150

  • Journal of The Academy of German Law founded by Dr Hans Frank. Useful run including first volume, numbers 1, 3-5, 7, 8, also May 1935 Ausland special edition, Volume 4 1937 20/21 and 23, Volume 5 1938 15/16-23, Volume 6 1939 number 1. (18)

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1944 Commission signed by President Douglas Hyde and Taoiseach Eamon de Valera.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 408

Reserve: €150

  • Dimensions: 22 x 17in. (55.88 x 43.18cm)
  • Commissioning John Noone as an ensign in the Reserve Forces, also signed by Oscar Traynor, Minister for Defence, and a Certificate for Noone's Service in the Slua Mhuiri, the Reserve Naval Service, signed by Thomas F O'Higgins, Minister of Defence in the Inter-Party government of 1948, and founder of the Army Comrades Association also known as the Blueshirts. (2)

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1941 Stephen Hayes, Chief-of-Staff, IRA, Special Communique  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 412

Reserve: €80

  • A four-page IRA communique outlining charges brought against Stephen Hayes, Enniscorthy for his part in his confessed conspiracy with the Free State Government, through their Agents, ...to wreck the Irish Republican Army"; also "Release the Political Prisoners", an official statement of the Political Prisoners' Committee, IRA, 1924."

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1944 Autographed Menu Card, 'The Hist.'  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 414

Reserve: €300

  • Dimensions: 7 x 4½in. (17.78 x 11.43cm)
  • A menu for The College Historical Society Dublin, Opening Meeting Supper, 1 November, 1944, signed to the front by an interesting cross-section of Dublin society, including Eamon de Valera, Jack Butler Yeats, Michael Butler Yeats, T. C. Kingsmill-Moore, James G. Douglas, Owen Sheehy Skeffington et al.

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1950s Irish Political autographs  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 415

Reserve: €600

  • A collection of 30 autographs, including four Presidents of Ireland: Sean T. O'Kelly, Eamon de Valera, Erskine Childers and Patrick Hillery; four Taoisigh: de Valera, Sean Lemass, Jack Lynch and John A. Costello; the cabinet of the 16th Dail, 1957-1961; and noteable political and diplomatic figures.

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1966 - 1969 Irish language restoration  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 417

Reserve: €80


1968-1969 Archive of documents relating to Concorde  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 423

Reserve: €100

  • Research and preparatory material assembled by Granada Television in 1969-70, relating to the development of Concorde, including transcripts of interviews with aviation industry figures, politicians and press officers. (280 plus pages)

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1975 Sir Edward Heath, photographs and a signed letter on House of Commons notepaper.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 424

Reserve: €100

  • A collection of photographs relating to wine making in Bordeaux, including a visit in 1975 by Edward Heath to Chateau Loudenne. Heath is shown planting a tree and being interviewed by the press. The accompanying letter, signed by Heath, refers to the tree planting and the 1975 vintage. Some duplicates. (105)

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