Monday May 25, 2020

High sheriff books his place in town at Mealy's sale

Mealy's two-day sale this week offers the library of the 18th-century High Sheriff of Tipperary Richard Moore, known as the Ricardi Moore Collection, writes Ros Drinkwater.

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Dean Swift without his wig (€4,000-€6,000).

Mealy's two-day sale this week offers the library of the 18th-century High Sheriff of Tipperary Richard Moore, known as the Ricardi Moore Collection - Moore signed his name in Latin on the flyleaf of each book.

Here, we have every subject under the 18th-century sun. Moore was a Swift fan (there's a medallion portrait of the Dean sans wig, estimate €4,000-€6,000), but his passion was science.

Headline titles include Benjamin Franklin's New Experiments...

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