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Lot 489/0214

SOLD Hammer price: €600, Estimate: €200-300

Hyde (Dr. Douglas) Autograph postcard in Irish, 8.6.(19)01, to Muiris O’Dubhda, London, signed ‘An Craoibhin,’ thanking him for the return of his dictionary; with a printed message of appreciation for ‘your kind message on the occasion of his election as President of Ireland,’ with related envelope postmarked 1938; also an autograph signed postcard from Seoghan P. Mac Enri to Maurice Dodd, 21.4.03, inviting him to lunch in London with An Craoibhin, ‘agus beidh seanchas Gaeilge againn;’ also an autogrpah signed note from An Craoibhin to ‘A Athair Dhilis (prob. Fr. Eric MacFhinn), 1932, regretting he cannot accept the invitation; and ALs. on Education Company notepaper, 20.4.35, to An tAthair Eric Mac Fhinn, from An Seabhac (Michael O’Siocfhur), concerning primary school texts, dialects etc., and an autograph signed card from the same, 1938, sending a copy of his collection Triucha Cead. Chorca Dhuibhne. All in Irish, an interesting collection, w.a.f. (1)

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