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    IRISH LOTS AT SOTHEBY’S ONLINE LITERATURE SALE

    Monday, July 1st, 2019

    A first edition of Gulliver’s Travels 1726-27 is among a number of Irish lots at Sotheby’s online sale of English Literature, Books, Childrens’ Books and Illustrations. The sale will include a 1654 Summary of Government Expenditure, Ireland, a copy of the Irish Proclamation estimated at £50,000-70,000 and lower half only copy of the Proclamation with an estimate of £8,000-12,000, paintings by Edyth Starkie, a pencil and watercolour caricature of George Moore by Max Beerbohm and various other lots. The sale opens for bidding today and runs until July 9.

    Gulliver’s Travels (£6,000-9,000).

    THE NATIONAL ANTIQUE FAIR AT LIMERICK THIS WEEKEND

    Saturday, November 14th, 2015
    The two day National Antique, Art and Vintage Fair is at the South Court Hotel today and tomorrow. Silver on offer includes a pair of Limerick buttons c1780 by George Moore and a pair of Cork buckles c1785 by John Warner at Weldons, Celebration in White, an oil by Mark O’Neill at Treasures Irish Art of Athlone and an oil on canvas by Erskine Nichol at George Stacpoole of Fr. Tom and Myles, a scene from The Colleen Bawn by Dion Boucicault.  A member of the Royal Scottish Academy, Erskine Nichol taught art in Dublin from 1845-50 during the Famine.  Another rarity at George Stacpoole is an Askeaton print from T. Stafford’s Pacata Hibernia 1633.
    There is 18th and 19th century furniture, Victorian and contemporary art,  jewellery, rare books, crystal, watches, stamps, coins, banknotes, train sets, tin plate toys, Star Wars posters, militaria, fishing tackle, porcelain and Waterford crystal are among the thousands of items on display.

    The Abbey The Castle of Askeaton from T. Staffords Pacata Hibernia 1633

    The Abbey The Castle of Askeaton from T. Staffords Pacata Hibernia 1633

    A demantoid and diamond brooch in the shape of a shamrock

    A demantoid and diamond brooch in the shape of a shamrock

    A pair of Cork silver buckles by John Warner c1785

    A pair of Cork silver buckles by John Warner c1785

     Erskine Nicholl (1825-1904) - Fr. Tom and Myles from Boucicault's The Colleen Bawn

    Erskine Nicholl (1825-1904) – Fr. Tom and Myles from Boucicault’s The Colleen Bawn