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The Collection of Niall Smith

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  • Property from the Collection of Niall Smith
Lot 153

Group of Books of Irish Interest

Estimate: $300 - $500
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Including: Glenveagh Castle by William Gallagher, Government of Ireland, 1993; Irish Furniture and Woodcraft by John Teahan, Town House and Country House, 1994; Irish Furniture edited by Brian Austen, The Furniture History Society, 1999; Cork: History and Society edited by Patrick O'Flanagan and Cornelius G. Buttimer, Geography Publications, 1993; Life in an Irish Country House by Mark Bence-Jones, Constable and Co. Ltd., 1996; Classic Irish Homes of the Middle Size by Maurice Craig, Ashfield Press, 2006; The Golden Age of Irish Art: The Medieval Achievement 600–1200 by Peter Harbson, Thames and Hudson, 1999; Castles of Ireland by Brian de Breffny, photographs by George Mott, Thames and Hudson, 1977; The Irish Country House by Desmond Guinness, Knight of Glin and James Peill, with photographs by James Fennell, Vendome Press, 2010, with signatures from the authors; In the Houses of Ireland photographs by Walter Pfeiffer and text by Marianne Heron, Thames and Hudson, 1988; Irish Houses and Gardens: From the Archives of Country Life by Seán O'Reilly, Aurum Press Ltd., 2008; James Barry (1741–1806): 'The Great Historical Painter' edited by Tom Dunne, Crawford Art Gallery and Gandon Editions, 2005; Famous Cities of the World: Dubliln and Cork photographs by R. S. Magowan, with an introduction by Kate O'Brien, Books for Pleasure Ltd., 1961; Ireland: Art into History by Raymond Gillespie and Brian P. Kennedy, Roberts Rineart Publishers, 1994; Representing Art in Ireland edited by Nuala Fenton, Fenton Gallery, 2008; Houses of Cork: Volume I: North Cork by Anna-Maria Hajba, with line drawings by Michael O'Sullivan, Ballinakella Press, 2002; The Irish Georgian Society: A Celebration by Robert O'Byrne, The Irish Georgian Society, 2008, with signature and inscription to Niall Smith by Desmond Guinness, Knight of Glin, dated 2008; Irish Houses and Castles by Desmond Guinness and William Ryan, Thames and Hudson, 1971; This is Ireland: A Children's Classic by Miorsalv Sasek, Universe Publishing, 2009; Irish Furniture: Woodwork and Carving in Ireland from the Earliest Times to the Act of Union by Desmond Guinness, Knight of Glin and James Peill, with photography by James Fennell and Dara McGrath, Yale University Press, 2007, with signatures from the authors; and Great Irish Houses by Desmond FitzGerald, Knight of Glin; The Honorable Desmond Guinness; Kevin Kelly; Amanda Cochrane; Ben Webb; William Laffan; Dierdre Conroy; Kate O'Dowd; Elizabeth Mayes; and Richard Power, photography by Trevor Hart, Image Publications Ltd, 2008, first edition (21).


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