Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis (ILAB/NVVA): Irish
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 (TOORIANS, Lauran). OLD IRISH, Cétamon. ('Cétemain' or 'May Day' in Early Irish with Dutch translation).
(TOORIANS, Lauran). OLD IRISH
Cétamon. ('Cétemain' or 'May Day' in Early Irish with Dutch translation).
[Tilburg], Brandon Pers, 1997. Oblong 13 x 17 cm. Original wrappers. 28 p. With Irish illustrations in red and green. 1st edition. Fine condition. The Old Irish poem 'Springtime' with introduction, note and translation into Dutch, a beautiful bibliophile book.
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Book number: 271255
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Catalogue: Irish

 JAMES, George P.R., The Commissioner, or, Travels and Adventures of a Gentleman. With twenty-eight illustrations on steel by Phiz.
JAMES, George P.R.
The Commissioner, or, Travels and Adventures of a Gentleman. With twenty-eight illustrations on steel by Phiz.
Dublin, William Curry, Jun., and Company, 1846. 3/4 leather with marbled boards. xvi, 440 p. Original gilt red cloth spine bound in at the end. Reprint. A little wear at edges and boards, otherwise a fine copy, spine richly gilt. Beautiful blue leather with matching marbled boards and flyleaves. The first edition was published in 1842 with subtitle 'De lunatico inquirendo', literally 'Inquiring concerning a lunatic'.
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Book number: 265507
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Catalogue: Irish

 
LECKY, William Edward Hartpole
Autograph signed letter (ALS) to an admirer, dated "Xmas day. 1891."
6 lines on paper printed "38, Onslow Gardens, S.W.". Small trace of glue on verso, from an album or an envelope. Lecky has "much pleasure in sending you my autograph". He hopes "that you may work with so much perserverance and success that Pugh may some day ask for yours". William Hartpole Lecky (1838-1903) was an Irish historian and politician, married to Elisabeth van Dedem, herself a historian, and also lady-in-waiting of Queen Sophie of the Netherlands.
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Book number: 205473
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 SHAW, George Bernard, 17 original press photos from 1925-1950.
SHAW, George Bernard
17 original press photos from 1925-1950.
About 15 x 21 and 20 x 25 cm. With press organisation stamps and captioned tickets, often with red crayon lines. Some photos with marker lettering and tracking or white gouache used for editing or altering towards publication. One corner torn off, one photo clipped, and one on which part of a ticket was glued. Some creases and tears and other little signs of wear. Shaw taking dancing lessons from Max Rinder (heavily retouched, 1925). With a 'Typical American Girl' (1929). Becoming a Freeman of Dublin, with Hernon, Dulanty and O'Neill (heavily retouched in black and white, 1946). Shaw in conversation, his partner summarily torn off (1938). A bust made by Jo Davidson (at the lower side with some glued paper damage, 1931). With Mrs. Feliks Topolski and her infant son Daniel (1945). With Pandit Nehru (1949). Shaw speaking, gouache retouches photographed (1941). Conversing with Danny Kaye (1949). Walking through a new abbey gate (1949). In a Chinese robe with his friend, Sir Robert Hotung (seriously clipped, 1949). With Lady Astor on his 94th birthday, and about Shaw's beard (June 28, 1950). In a hospital bed (Oct. 6, 1950). Visiting his garden (Oct. 16, 1950). Two pictures of Shaw's handwriting (1930, 1933).
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Book number: 275521
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