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The Collection of Niall Smith

Wed, Nov 8, 2023 10:00AM EST
  • Property from the Collection of Niall Smith
Lot 18

Group of Books of Irish Interest

Estimate: $300 - $500
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Including: Irish Houses: Eclectic and Unique Interiors by Ianthe Ruthven, Gill and MacMillian, 1998; Irish Houses and Castles by Desmond Guinness and William Ryan, Thames and Hudson, 1971; Dublin Review, January 1839, C. Richards Printer; Dublin: A Study in Environment by John Harvey, B. T. Batsford, 1949; Dublin: Under the Georges, 1714–1830 by Constantia Maxwell, Faber and Faber, 1976, with some damage to the jacket cover; The Architecture of Ireland from Earliest Times to 1880 by Maurice Craig, B. T. Batsford, 1989; James Reynolds' Ireland by James Reynolds, Farrar, Straus and Young, Inc., 1953, with torn jacket cover; In the Houses of Ireland photographs by Walter Pfeiffer and text by Marianne Heron, Stewart, Tabori, and Chang, 1988; Romantic Irish Homes by Robert O'Byrne, photographs by Simon Brown, CICO Books, 2009, with an inscription to Niall from the author; In an Irish House by Sybil Connolly, Weidenfeld and Nicolson Ltd, 1995; Clodagh: Your Home, Your Sanctuary written with Heather Ramsdale, photography by Daniel Aubry, Rizzoli International, 2008, with an inscription to Niall from Clodagh; The Georgian Squares of Dublin: An Architectual History edited by Mary Clark and Alastair Smeaton, Dublin City Council, 2006, with an inscription to Niall from a friend; Irish Houses: History, Architecture, Furnishings by Klaus-Hartmut Olbricht and Helga M. Wegener, photographs by Günther von Voithenberg, translated by David Smith, Gill and MacMillian, 1984; The Arts and Crafts Movement in Ireland by Paul Larmour, Friars Bush Press, 1992; Discovering Kerry: Its History, Heritage and Topography by T. J. Barrington, Mount Salus Press Inc., 1986, with inscription from a friend; Irish Country Furniture 1700–1950 by Claudia Kinmonth, Yale University Press, 1993; Castles of County Cork by James N. Healy, The Mercier Press, 1988; Great Irish Houses and Castles by Jacqueline O'Brien and Desmond Guinness, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1992; Dublin: A Grand Tour by Jacqueline O'Brien with Desmond Guinness, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1994; and Irish Houses and Gardens: From the Archives of Country Life by Seán O'Reilly, Aurum Press Ltd., 1998 (20).


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