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Auction archive: Lot number 134

Augustine Birrell bound by Baynton

Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 134

Augustine Birrell bound by Baynton

Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

[6], 294 pp. 16.2x12.3 cm (6¼x4¾"), period red full morocco bound by George Bayntun spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Augustine Birrell KC was a British Liberal Party politician, who was Chief Secretary for Ireland from 1907 to 1916. In this post, he was praised for enabling tenant farmers to own their property, and for extending university education for Catholics. But he was criticized for failing to take action against the rebels before the Easter Rising, and resigned. A barrister by training, he was also an author, noted for humorous essays.

Auction archive: Lot number 134
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2019
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

[6], 294 pp. 16.2x12.3 cm (6¼x4¾"), period red full morocco bound by George Bayntun spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Augustine Birrell KC was a British Liberal Party politician, who was Chief Secretary for Ireland from 1907 to 1916. In this post, he was praised for enabling tenant farmers to own their property, and for extending university education for Catholics. But he was criticized for failing to take action against the rebels before the Easter Rising, and resigned. A barrister by training, he was also an author, noted for humorous essays.

Auction archive: Lot number 134
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2019
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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