Rare Book & Collectors' Sale. - 1136 Lots

by Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
30th May 2023 from 10:30am BST
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
Chatsworth Street
Co. Kilkenny
R95 XV05
056 4446200
Sale Description:
Rare Book & Collectors' Sale.

To Include: A Selection from the Library at Birr Castle, Ireland, on the instructions of the Trustees of the Oxmantown Settlement Trust.
The Andrew Sharkey Fishing Collection, A Private Collection of Seamus Heaney material and Property from other Important Clients.

Including an unique collection of Volumes on Astronomy, rare Photographs of the Moon,etc, fine coloured Plate Books on Natural History, Birds , Animals, Plants, etc.
Good collection of Fishing Books, a large collection of Worldwide Travel, scarce Maps and Atlases, Colonial Watercolours and Drawings by Sir William Young , scarce Irish Books by Joyce, Yeats, Heaney, etc,
Rare Republican Material, including the Thomas McPartlin Na Fianna Eireann Collection, G.A.A. and other Sporting Memorabilia, including the Mick Darcy G.A.A. Medal Collection. Approx 1,100Lots.
Sale Dates:
30th May 2023 from 10:30am BST - RARE BOOKS & COLLECTORS' SALE (Lots 1 to 483)
31st May 2023 from 10:30am BST - RARE BOOKS & COLLECTORS' SALE (Lots 520 to 1185)
Viewing Dates:
28th May 2023 - 1pm to 6pm
29th May 2023 - 10:30am to 7pm

Fees apply to the hammer price:

Free Registration
28.69% inc VAT*

Flat Fee Registration
25% inc VAT*

*These fees include buyers premiums and internet surcharges.
Please see the auctioneers terms & conditions for more information
Conditions of Sale

The highest bidder to be the buyer, and if any dispute arises between two or more bidders, the lot in dispute shall immediately be put up again and resold.

In the case of lots upon which there is a reserve, the Auctioneer shall have the right to bid on behalf of the Seller.

The Purchasers to give their names and places of abode.

The lots to be taken away and paid for, whether genuine and authentic or not, with all faults and errors of description at the buyers expense and risk, within the specified time after the end of the sale; the Auctioneers not being responsible for the correct description, genuineness or authenticity of or any default or defect in any lot, and making no warranty whatever.

If within 30 days after the Sale of any item, the Auctioneer receives a notice in writing from the Buyer by Registered Post that such an item is a deliberate forgery, together with the necessary evidence to satisfy the Auctioneers of such an allegation, then the sale of that item will be rescinded and the net purchase monies refunded (less any outlays incurred by the Auctioneers) to the purchaser. In the event of any dispute arising in relation to the foregoing, the matter shall be referred to an Independent Arbitrator to be agreed between the parties.
The auctioneers reserve the right to withdraw or adjust the content of any lot prior to the auction without notice.

To prevent inaccuracy in the delivery and inconvenience in the settlement of the purchase, no lot can on any account be removed during the time of sale, and the remainder of any purchase money due, must absolutely be paid on delivery.
Upon failure of complying with above conditions, any money deposited in part payment shall be forfeited. All lots uncleared within the time of aforesaid shall be resold by public or private sale, and the deficiency (if any) attending such resale, shall be made good by the defaulter at this sale.

N.B.: Payment by cash or guaranteed cheques. All Cheques or Drafts to be made payable to “Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Third Party Cheques or Drafts will not be accepted as payment for lots purchased.

Purchasers to pay 25% Auction Fees (VAT inclusive) depending of type of sale.
First-time Buyers require Bank References. Bids are accepted in euro only.
We accept payment by Debit Cards (Laser / Visa Debit Card) etc., and Credit Cards (Mastercard / Visa Payments are subject to 3% Surcharge).
All shipping from our auction house is outsourced to third parties. We do not pack or ship in-house. All items are shipped at the purchaser’s own risk and expense. We accept no responsibility for any issues arising between the purchaser and the shipping company.

The following information on shipping companies is provided as a guide:

For Books, Silver & smaller Items:

PACK & SEND Belfast East
379-381 Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 1AL, United Kingdom.

Tel +44 (0) 2890 219003

Fax +44 (0) 2890 455887

Email: belfasteast@packsend.co.uk
Web: www.packsend.co.uk/belfasteast/


MBE -Mail Boxes. etc,
3 Lombard Street East, Dublin 2

T: +353 (0) 1 671 0400
W: www.mbe.co.uk/irelanddublinlombardstreet

For: Furniture and Large Artworks.

Gibbons Removals, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.
Tel: 056.7760444
Email: info@gibbonsremovals.com

Mc Canns Removals, Durrow, Co.Laois.
Tel. 057.8736596
Email info@movinghome.ie

Carlyle Fine Art Services , Dublin.
Tel. 087.2890898
Email david@davidcarlyle.ie
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