Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, 307, Kilkenny

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/04/2018 - 12/04/2018
Page Size: 916 items in 37 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Darwin (Chas.)

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

London1861EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 960.00
2Military: Paget (Capt. Guy)

History of the 7th (Service) Northampton Regiment,...

Aldershot1915EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 192.00

Belcham - Essays, Philosophical, Historical and Literary, 4 vols. 12mo

Dublin1790EUR 120.00 - 170.00Not Sold
4Hogan (Rev. Ed.)

The History of the Irish Wolfdog, 12mo

Dublin1897EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 144.00
5Italian Travel: Artaria (F. & Sons)

Nouveau Guide du Voyageur en Italia,

Milan1841EUR 120.00 - 180.00EUR 276.00
6Dickie (G.)

A Flora of Ulster and Botanists Guide to The North of Ireland,

Belfast1864EUR 70.00 - 100.00EUR 108.00
7Taplin (Wm.)

The Gentleman's Stable Directory: or, Modern System of Farriery,

London & Dublin1790EUR 160.00 - 240.00Not Sold
8Comerford (T.)

The History of Ireland, sm.

Dublin1755EUR 130.00 - 180.00Not Sold

El Pastor Fido, Poema de Baptista Guarino, Trans. by Dona Isabel Correa, sm.

Amsterdam1694EUR 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
10Moore (Thomas)

The Life and Death of Lord Edward Fitzgerald,

London1831EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 192.00
11[Alexander (James)]

An Amusing Summer Companion to Glanmire, near Cork: .. of that Beautiful Village .. Surrounding Country;.. the Inhabitants, [etc] sm.

Cork1814EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
12Wilson (W.)

The Post Chaise Companion or Travellers Directory through Ireland,

Dublin1786EUR 120.00 - 180.00Not Sold
13Kelly (Michael)

Reminiscences of Michael Kelly of the King's Theatre,... 2 vols.

London1826EUR 160.00 - 220.00Not Sold
14Wilde (Oscar)

De Profundis,

London1905EUR 180.00 - 250.00Not Sold
15Irish Maps: Duncan (Wm.)

Ireland Showing the Several Counties, Large Rivers, Canals etc., engd. hd. cold. map, linen backed

Dublin Castle1848EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 552.00
16Irish Maps: Cary (John)

New Map of Ireland, fold. linen backed map,

EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
17Irish Maps: Curry (Wm.)publisher,

County of Wicklow, engraved by Sidney Hall from the Original Survey For Baldwin & Craddock

Dublin1888EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 156.00
18[Defoe (Daniel)]

La Vita e le Avventure di Robinsone Crusoe, Storia Galante 4 vols. sm.

Naples1815EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 132.00
19de Genlis (Mme.)

Les Chevaliers du Cygne ou La Cour de Charlemagne, 3 vols. 12mo

Hamburg1795EUR 160.00 - 250.00EUR 204.00
20Travel - Schouten (G.)

Voyage de Gautier Schouten aux Indes Orientales.. 1658 & fini l'an 1665, 12mo

Rouen1725EUR 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
21[Yeats (Jack B.)] Reynolds (John Hamilton)

The Fancy, With a Prefatory Memoir and Notes by John Masefield and Thirteen illustrations by Jack B. Yeats.

Londonn.d. 1905 EUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold

Suggestions Submitted to the Consideration of the Nobility... of Ireland, Anxious to support unemployed People, ...

Dublin1816EUR 120.00 - 180.00EUR 300.00
23Lambert (Joseph)

Observations on the Rural Affairs of Ireland; or a Practical Treatise on Farming, Planting and Gardening.. sm.

Dublin1829EUR 160.00 - 220.00EUR 216.00
24Cooke (Thos. Lalor)

The Early History of the Town of Birr, or Parsonstown,

Dublin1875EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 204.00
25Female Writers: Johnston (Jennifer)

How Many Miles to Babylon

London1974EUR 180.00 - 250.00EUR 168.00
  • <b>Koller Auctions: Books & Autographs. March 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Jacques Gamelin. <i>Nouveau recueil d'osteologie et de myologie, dessine d'apres nature...</i> 2 parts in 1 vol., large folio, 82 copper plates. CHF 12,000 to 18,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Melchior Pfintzing. <i>Die geverlicheiten und einsteils geschichten des loblichen streytparen...</i> 118 woodcut engravings, first edition. CHF 30,000 to 50,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Book of hours. Handwritten Latin text on vellum. With 17 large miniatures, Flanders, c.1460. CHF 70,000 to 90,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Maria Sibylla Merian. <i> Dissertatio de generatione et metamorphosibus insectorum Surinamensium,</i> 72 copper plates, Den Haag, 1726. CHF 60,000 to 90,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Greco (Gioachino). <i>Primo modo del gioco de Partito…</i> Manuscript, France, 1624 or 1625. A collection of partiti, or 'chess problems' by one of the most important figures in the history of chess. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Herodotus. <i>Historiae,</i> translated into Latin by Lorenzo Valla and edited by Antonio Mancinelli. Venice, 1494. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Darwin (Charles). Autograph Letter signed to his cousin Reginald Darwin, Down, Beckenham, Kent, 27th March 1879. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Nicolay (Nicolas de). <i>The Navigations, peregrinations and voyages, made into Turkie,</i> first edition in English, Imprinted at London by Thomas Dawson, 1585. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Saint-Exupéry (Antoine de). <i>The Little Prince,</i> number 66 of 525 copies signed by the author, 1943. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Catlin (George, 1796-1872). Tuch-ee, A Celebrated War Chief of the Cherokees, watercolour, [circa 1834]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Genetics.- A collection of c.300 pamphlets on genetics comprising many of the major contributions from the first half of the 20th century. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> India.- Rajasthan.- Kota School (probably late 18th c.). Elephant in a landscape with chains around his feet, brush and black ink with opaque pigments. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Commelin (Caspar). <i>Horti medici Amstelaedamensis plantae rariores et exoticae,</i> first edition, 48 finely hand-coloured engraved plates, Leiden, F.Haringh, 1706. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Plague-water and cookery & medical recipes.- Jackson (Mrs Sarah). Medical and cookery recipes, manuscript in several hands, title and 134pp., 1688-1755. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Vernet (<i>After</i> Joseph, 1714-1789). <i>[Vues des ports de France],</i> sixteen plates (of 18), etchings and engravings by Charles Nicolas Cochin fils and Jacques Philippe Le Bas, [c.1760-1780]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Detmold (Edward Julius, 1883-1957). Parrots and Butterflies, watercolour. £2,500 to £3,500.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Princess Diana, group of 6 ALS to the editor of British Vogue, 1989-92. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing with news after pledging support to King George III against the American rebels, 1776. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Ulysses S. Grant, photograph dated & signed as President, portrait by Brady, 1875. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Alexander Graham Bell, ALS, accepting an invitation to tea during his only trip to Japan, 1898. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Nikola Tesla, signature & date on his monogrammed correspondence card, 1935. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Richard Wagner, ALS, concerning his opera Rienzi, 1869. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, autograph note signed, requesting the address of Yvette Guilbert, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Claude Monet, ALS, to painter Harry Lachman, complaining that his vision has not improved, 1920s. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Friedrich Hölderlin, autograph manuscript, unsigned, 7 lines quoting Michael Denis's <i>Ossians und Sineds Lieder.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Guestbook for Lüchow's restaurant, over 400 signatures, including W.H. Auden, Grace Kelly & drawings by Charles Addams, NYC, 1950-56. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> George Washington, lottery ticket, signed, 1768. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Vaslav Nijinsky, postcard dated & signed, showing a drawing of him in <i>Schéhérazade,</i> 1916. $2,500 to $3,500.
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