Whyte's History, Literature & Collectables 14th September 2013 - page 26

SINCE 1783
1875-76: Complete Volume 1 & 2 Young Ireland Magazines
A complete run of the first two volumes of Young Ireland magazines,
each volume bound as one. The first comprising of Vol 1. No. 1 to Vol. 1
No. 41, the second Vol. 2 No. 1 to Vol. 2 No. 53. (2 items) 11 x 8in. (27.94
x 20.32cm)
300 (£170-£260 approx)
1884-87 Collection of coloured Weekly Freeman Irish political
A collection of 12 coloured lithographic cartoons produced as a
supplement with the Weekly Freeman and relating to Irish political
matters including Home Rule, social conditions etc. Unframed.
200 (£130-£170 approx)
1885-87 Collection of coloured Weekly Freeman Irish political
Another selection of Weekly Freeman supplement cartoons with colour.
All relating to Home Rule and Irish political matters. A number of
excellent examples (12 items)
200 (£130-£170 approx)
Thom’s Directories 1865 and 1919 and Viscount Bury’s Cycling, 1891.
Useful reference works especially the 1919 for researchers of the war of
Independence. (3)
120 (£70-£100 approx)
1878-95: ‘Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor...’ by
Rev. J. O’Laverty
5 vols, Duffy & Gill Dublin, 1878, 1880,1884,1887,1895, original boards.
A comprehensive work complete in 5 volumes including the final ‘The
Bishops of Down and Connor’ volume.
600 (£350-£520 approx)
Carrigan, William. The History and Antiquities of the Diocese of
Roberts Books and Wellbrook Books: 1981. Hardback. Near Fine
Lithographic Facsimile edition limited to 800 copies with the addition of
a foreword by Most Rev. Dr. Birch, Bishop of Ossory, and an introduction
by John Bradley. 4 vols. complete set in slipcase. (4)
450 (£310-£390 approx)
circa 1880 Photograph of GS & WR Horse Drawn Carriage in Kerry
A scarce original photograph of a Great Southern & Western Railway
horse drawn carriage by Guy & Co. Cork showing a group of Victorian
tourists in the Cork/Kerry area. Framed. 11 x 8.50in. (27.94 x 21.59cm)
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1882: Lord Frederick Cavendish memorial litographic print
A colourful memorial portrait print of Lord Frederick Cavendish
surrounded by the wreath sent by Queen Victoria to Lady Cavendish.
Attractively framed. 14 x 14in. (35.56 x 35.56cm)
250 (£130-£220 approx)
1888: Papal seal of Pope Leo XIII
The papal seal of Pope Leo XIII dated 1888 contained within a decorative
victorian frame. 4 x 3.50in. (10.16 x 8.89cm)
120 (£70-£100 approx)
circa: 1890 Irish School oil painting “A Bit of Leixlip”
A framed oil on board painting showing a historic scene at Leixlip,
County Kildare. Titled on reverse. 10 x 8.50in. (25.40 x 21.59cm)
200 (£90-£170 approx)
1892 Republic of Liberia Knight Commander appointment certificate
print plate
A printing plate mounted on wood. Used for the printing of a certificate
appointing the Irish administrator of Sierra Leone John Joseph Crooks as
a Knight Commander of the Liberian Humane Order of African
Redemption for being “... a useful helper in the Christian work of
civilising our brethern onhabiting the territory neighbouring to our
Republic...” A number of other items relating to J J Crooks were sold by
Whyte’s in September 2011.
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1893 (23 December) Town of Letterkenny Notice of Rates
Letterkenny Notice of Rates issued in 1893 by John Storey, Town Clerk
11.25 x 8.75in. (28.58 x 22.23cm)
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1898 (17 September) Amalgamated Society of Carpenters & Joiners
members certificate
Attractive large coloured certificate admitting Josiah Thompson as a
member of the Lisburn Branch of the society. Framed. 24 x 17in. (60.96 x
350 (£220-£310 approx)
19th Century: Ancient Order of Hibernians badges and postcard
An interesting collection comprising of a large cloth A.O.H. badge for
Div. No. 1271 Kilconnell, a pinback badge with the crest of the Order
flanked by scenes of Ireland and satirical cartoon postcard depicting
members of the A.O.H. (3 items)
200 (£130-£170 approx)
Circa 1890 Michael Davitt letter as editor of Labour World
Undated 2pp quarto written in ink by a secretary, signed by Michael
Davitt in ink, to a Miss Werner, concerning two poems she submitted for
publication: “ I regret I am not a very good judge of poetry”
200 (£130-£170 approx)
1891: Charles Stewart Parnell enamel and gold memorial medal
An extremely fine and scarce Parnell memorial medal in 9 carat gold. In
the form of a celtic cross, the obverse with black enamel and decorated
with a harp, celtic strapwork and marked “In Memoriam - Charles S.
Parnell”. The reverse with gold and hallmarks for Birmingham 1891,
maker’s mark ‘J.M.’ and with the words “Let my love be conveyed to my
colleagues and the Irish people - Born 1846, Died 1891” 1.10 x 1.10in.
(2.79 x 2.79cm)
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1891: Charles Stewart Parnell ‘Ireland’s Army of Independence’
commemorative medal
A white metal commemorative medal by Johnson. The obverse with bust
of Parnell surrounded by the words ‘Ireland’s Army of Independence
1891’ and garland of shamrock and ivy. The reverse with the words ‘Let
my love be conveyed to my colleagues and the Irish people’ 1 x 1in.
(2.54 x 2.54cm)
80 (£50-£70 approx)
Circa 1890. Allen Larkin & O’Brien (“Manchester Martyrs”) Memorial,
Kilrush, Co. Clare, certificate of subscription
Attractive unissued colour lithographed certificate printed by Coster,
Johnson & Company, Dublin. 15 x 20in. (38.10 x 50.80cm)
120 (£70-£100 approx)
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