SOLD Hammer price €160
D.I.A.S. – Mac Airt (Sean) The Annals of Inisfallen, (Ms. Rawlinson B503) roy 8vo D. 1951. First Edn., orig. cloth; Freeman (A. Martin) Annala Connacht The Annals of Connacht (A.D. 1224 – 1544). Roy 8vo D. 1970, 2 fold. frontis, cloth & d.w. (2)More details ›
D.I.A.S. – Best (R.I.), Bergin (O.), & O’Brien (M.A.)eds. The Book of Leinster, 5 vols. roy 8vo D. 1954. First Edns., buckram, & orig. ptd. d.w.’s. Good. (5)More details ›
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Rare Cashel Printing For Private Circulation
Genealogy: White (John Davis) History of the Family of White, of Limerick, Knockcentry, Cappaghwhite, Lisowen, Kilmoylan, etc. etc. 4to Cashel 1887. At the Authors Own Press. Sole Edn., port. frontis, wd. cut port. & wd. cut decor. & illus. thro.-out, approx. 164pp., orig. blind embossed cloth, gilt lettered front cover. Extremely Rare. Only very few copies printed. Good. (1)More details ›
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Typescript Play – [Eugene O’Neill]
Harrison (Wm. Greer) The Prince of Ulster, 4to San Francisco Jan. 1894. 67 page, typescript drama, with numerous m/ss corrections, additions, etc., in pen & ink & pencil, by the author, orig. limp mor., worn & dam. Unusual.
* This play was first produced in San Francisco and starred James O’Neill, father of Eugene O’Neill. (1)More details ›
Hardiman (J.)ed. O’Flaherty’s – Chorographical Description of West or H’Iar Connaught, 4to Galway (Kenny’s) Reprint 1978. Frontis map, fine mor. backed marble boards. V. good. (1)More details ›
I.M.C. – Civil Surveys 1654-1656 – Simington (R.C.)ed. County of Tipperary, Vols. I & II, 2 vols. (complete) 4to D. 1931; and County of Limerick, Vol. IV (complete) 4to D. 1938, 3 vols. in all, 3 maps orig. cloth, 1 spine loose (but present). (3)More details ›
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Lamuour (Paul) The Arts and Crafts Movement in Ireland, 4to Belfast 1992. First Edn., profusely illustrated, cloth & d.w. V. good. (1)More details ›
Herity (M.) Irish Passage Graves, folio D. 1974; also Herity & G. Eogan – Ireland in Prehistory, 4to L. 1977; Norman & St. Joseph – The Early Development of Irish Society, folio Cambridge 1969; Harbison (Peter) The Archaeology of Ireland, 4to L. 1976; O’Kelly (M.J.) Newgrange, Archaeology, Art and Legend, 4to L. 1982; & 1 other. (6)More details ›
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Galway Petty Sessions
Co. Galway: Petty Sessions Book for District of Moycullen, lg. oblong folio. The area covered consists of the civil Parishes of Moycullen and Killanin, and cover the period 1887 – 1891, & includes detailed listings of minor crimes (mostly) brought before the courts, with names of defendants, witnesses, sentences, etc. Lg. folio ledger, a printed ledger with manuscript entries, cont. hf. calf, worn, & broken. As a m/ss., w.a.f. (1)More details ›
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Galway Petty Session
Co. Galway: Petty Sessions Book for The Town of Galway, lg. oblong folio. The entries cover the period February to May 1858, and include detailed listings of minor crimes (mostly) in the Town of Galway brought before the Courts, with names of defendants, witnesses, sentences etc., etc. A lg. folio ledge, printed register, with manuscript entries, cont. hf. calf, worn. As a m/ss., w.a.f. (1)More details ›
Fine Collection on Irish Lace
Cole (Alan S.) Irische Spitzen, Dreissig Lichtdruck – tafeln Mit Einer Kurzen Historischan Einleitung. Lg. folio Stuttgart (Verla Von Julius Hoffmann) n.d. c. 1900. 30 lg. photographic type plts., with some English letterpress, in orig. portfolio, cloth bound, with printed label, & cardboard slip case. (1)More details ›
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Co. Clare interest: Creagh Papers, A group of varied papers relating to Creagh of Dangan, include. –
– Copy Cornelius Creagh, Esq. Dangan, Rental for One Year ending First day of May, 1876, Lg. atlas folio 16pp. document, printed with m/ss insertions, signed Geo. S. Studdart & Son, Oct. 1876.
– Creagh Estate. Valuation of Thomas Roberts, & Report, 15pp. in m/ss, lg. atlas folio.
– Rental of the Estate of Miss Olivia Creagh…, for 1917, lg. folio, 4pp.
– Pedigree of Creagh, Dangan Castle, Co. Clare, single sheet in pencil, and
– another 6pp Rental.
The entire bound in a folder, cloth back & contained in a full blue cloth portfolio. As m/ss., w.a.f. Rare. (1)More details ›
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I.M.C. – MacAlister (R.A.S.)ed. The Book of Ui Maine otherwise called ‘The Book of the O’Kelly’s, Facsimile in collotype. Folio D. (I.M.C.) 1942. First Edn., 157 full page leaves, recent strong mor. backed cloth, raised bands, mor. labels. V. good. (1)More details ›
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Manuscript of Considerable Limerick Interest
Manuscript Ledger: A manuscript legal account book listing charges and payments to and from clients of an unnamed legal firm, Limerick area, covering various dates circa 1810-1851, and giving much interesting detail of the legal affairs in which the firm and its clients were involved.
In a thick folio ledger strongly bound in full contemporary calf, some surface wear but holding firmly, 172 double pages, some 20pp neatly removed at front before p. 1 (probably an earlier index). With a manuscript index to clients in a separate booklet in marbled paper covers laid in at front.
Prominent clients include Limerick Chamber of Commerce (p. 48), a search for a Proclamation issued by the Earl of Essex; Robert Baker (p. 2) with a reference to ‘an action having been commenced against you for usury,’ Barrington’s Hospital 1829 (p. 113), architect’s plans, large sums for labour costs; Croker Barrington of Cork 1830 (p. 188); the Earl of Limerick (p. 111), lands, ejectments, etc; the Earl of Dunraven 1829-30 (p. 157), moneys advanced; Marquess of Headfort (p. 122), 1830 – 31, various drafts and bills; Francis Lloyd (p. 9) including ejectment proceedings; the Right Honble T. Spring Rice 1835 – 6 (p. 152); Revd. Edward Hartigan 1837 – 46 (p. 151); the Bishop of Clonfert, etc. etc. Of considerable interest in view of the distinguished client list and the level of detail, well worth further study. As a m/ss., w.a.f. (1)More details ›
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Rare County Down Medical Case Book
Manuscript: Down District Lunatic Asylum, Case Book for Female Inmates. A large folio ledger with approx. 145pp. of manuscript entries for various patients, all in great detail and many with original photographs attached (approx. 45), also various manuscript letters and notes loosely inserted. The first entry in ledger appears for admission on 30th Oct. 1907, and the last for 26th Nov. 1908, all indexed. In a strongly bound mor. ledger, worn, and spine lacking. As a m/ss., w.a.f. Unusual record. (1)More details ›
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Irish Board of Works: Annual Reports on Board of Public Works, 18th Report – 108th Report, together 38 vols., 8vo & folio D. 1850 – D. 1940. Some with fold. maps & plts., mostly orig. ptd. wrappers, a few in hf. calf, or cloth. As a coll., w.a.f. (1)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €440
Co. Cork: Pike’s Contemporary Biographies – Hodges (Rev. R.J.) Cork and County Cork in the Twentieth Century, lg. 4to Brighton 1911. Cold. frontis & numerous illus., houses & ports, t.e.g., orig. full green mor. lg. tooled gilt borders. Good. (1)More details ›
SOLD Hammer price €1000
The Chas. Henry Gubbins Limerick Scrapbook
Gubbins (Charles Henry) of Castleconnell, Co. Limerick. A most extensive and interesting scrapbook, titled, Amusing Scraps & My Records, 1881 – C.H. Gubbins, c. 1881 – 1900. Assembled by C.H. Gubbins. It consists of rare original programmes of sporting and other events in the Limerick area, including ‘Broadford Amateur Athletic Sports, 1884’; ‘Limerick Amateur Athletic & Bicycle Club Annual Sports, 1884, 1885, & 1886’; ‘Castletroy Athletic Sports & Foot Races, 1869’; ‘The Christy Minstrels for Limerick Boat Club at Theatre Royal, Limerick, 1885 & 1886’; ‘Private Theatricals at Roxbora, Jan. 1886’; & others; some original photos., portraits, etc, political prints, sporting prints include some of C.H. Gubbins, orig. envelopes, some illustrated and postally used, some attractive coloured & other scraps, but principally newspaper cuttings of immense Limerick Social & Sporting interest. Many of the programmes, and newscuttings featuring C.H. Gubbins, whether it be of social, sporting or musical interest.
In a cont. hf. mor. 4to Album with tooled mor. label on front cover. As an Album, w.a.f.
* Charles Gubbins was born in Castleconnell, the fourth son of Wm. Gough Gubbins J.P. He went to Abbey School, Tipperary. He was manager of W.J. Shaw & Sons of Limerick, and then of Cork branch, and moving in 1900 to take overall management of Shaws, Manchester. He was an extraordinary individual, in sports he excelled as an athlete, cyclist, runner, hurdler, high jumper, cricketer, etc. He was also a singer extraordinaire, musician, particularly a cornet player, actor, etc., and the album abounds with reports of concerts and balls at which he participated, at Adare Manor, etc. Masonic Balls, and others in the local area. A fascinating compilation, of immense Limerick, social and sporting interest. As an Album, w.a.f. (1)More details ›
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Interesting Volume of Varied Acts etc
Shannon Navigation etc: Reports of the Commissioners Appointed .. for the Improvement of the Navigation of the River Shannon, Folio L. 1836, also Reports for 1839, 1840 & for 1850, & 1863, approx. 17 fold. maps, plans & charts hd. cold. in outline, together with about 10 other related items. A useful collection. As a lot, w.a.f. (1)More details ›
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18th Century Manuscript Cookery Book
Manuscript: A very good mid-18th Century manuscript Cookery Book, approx. 402 folio pages, and with a 22pp manuscript index, all written in a very clear hand, on watermarked paper, in very good condition, in full orig. green stained vellum binding, lacks spine. Rare. As a m/ss., w.a.f. (1)More details ›