Purcell Auctioneers, Green Street, Birr, Co.Offaly
(057) 9120 270
IRISH BOOK AUCTION – 914 lots.
On: Thursday 7th October 2010.
Starts at 6.30 pm.
Tuesday 10am-6pm; Weds 10am-8pm and Thurs.10am-6pm.
Private collection of Irish interest books including travel, local history, reference, plus 1st editions and many rare items.
Amongst the many interesting lots I discovered a copy of the elusive Taylor and Skinner’s Road Maps of Ireland first published in 1777– the copy included in this sale is the 3rd edition a 1960s reprint but almost as hard to find as the original.
Catalogue online here: http://www.purcellauctioneers.ie/auctionmenbook.htm