Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books and Manuscripts, 72313, Castlecomer,

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/23/2013 - 07/23/2013
Page Size: 841 items in 34 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Moore (T.)Memoirs of the Life of the Rt. Hon. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 2 vols. London1826EUR 70.00 - 110.00EUR 84.00
2Walton (I.)& Colton (C.)The Complete Angler, 16moLondon1824EUR 40.00 - 60.00EUR 54.00
3[O'Mahony (Fr.)] The Reliques of Father Prout, late P.P. of Watergrasshill in the County of Cork, Ireland. Collected by Oliver Yorke Esq., 2 vols. London1836EUR 80.00 - 120.00EUR 66.00
4Forbes (John)Memorandums Made in Ireland in the Autumn of 1852London1853EUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
5Ballantyne (R.M.)Black Ivory, A Tale of Adventure Among the Slavers of East Africa. London1873EUR 65.00 - 100.00EUR 72.00
6O'Sullivan (Thomas F.)Romantic Hidden Kerry, Tralee 1931EUR 150.00 - 220.00EUR 156.00
7Dutton (H.)Statistical Survey of the County of Clare, Dublin1808EUR 80.00 - 120.00EUR 120.00
8Dwyer (Rev. P.)The Diocese of Killaloe, Dublin1878EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 132.00
9Taylor (W.B.S.)History of the University of Dublin, LondonEUR 70.00 - 110.00Not Sold
10[Bush (J.)]Hibernia Curiosa, LondonEUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 84.00
11[Mac Curtin (H.)A Brief Discourse In Vindication of the Antiquity of Ireland:.. In Two Parts. Dublin1717EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 480.00
12Barrett (Rev. J.)An Essay on the Earlier Part of The Life of Swift, London1808EUR 80.00 - 120.00EUR 84.00
13Moore (Sideny O.)The Family of Glencarra; A Tale of the Irish Rebellion EUR 90.00 - 140.00EUR 156.00
14[Defoe (Daniel)] The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, Written by Himself. 2 vols London1791EUR 120.00 - 180.00EUR 288.00
15Brown (W. Henry)A Century of Liverpool Co-Operation, , LiverpoolEUR 180.00 - 220.00Not Sold
16Stoker (Bram)The Lair of The White Worm, London1911EUR 80.00 - 120.00EUR 132.00
17[Davy (Sir Humphery)] Salmonia: or Days of Fly Fishing,... By An AngerLondon1829EUR 120.00 - 180.00EUR 216.00
18Fishing: The Angling Excursions of Gregory Greendrake Esq., in the Counties of Wicklow, Meath, Westmeath, Longford and Cavan, Dublin1832EUR 140.00 - 200.00EUR 204.00
19Chevreul (M.E.)The Laws and Contrast of Colour and their Application to the ArtsLondon1861EUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
20[Wilson (John)]The Recreations of Christopher North, 3 vols. London1842EUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
21Young (A.)A Tour in Ireland, 2 vols.London1780EUR 120.00 - 180.00EUR 192.00
22Philips (Richard)mem. Geol. Soc. & C. Syllabus of a Course of Lectures on Chemistry, London1818EUR 140.00 - 200.00EUR 174.00
23Bartlett (S.C.)From Egypt to Palestine ... History of The Israelites, London,EUR 80.00 - 120.00Not Sold
24Synge (J.M.)The Aran Islands,Dublin1907EUR 300.00 - 450.00EUR 528.00
25Gregory (Lady)The Kiltartan Wonder BookN.Y. EUR 120.00 - 180.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. Sold for US$ 118,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. Sold for US$ 257,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
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