Book Auction – Monday 11th July Starting 11am

The private library collections of historian Jim Gammons from Virginia Co Cavan and Margaret & Ultan Conway from Kildalkey Co Meath.

This auction will take place online via EASYLIVE.

In-person viewing days before the sale at
Eureka House, Navan Road, Kells, Co. Meath, A82 DX47

7th July 2022 – 10am to 5pm
8th July 2022 – 10am to 5pm
9th July 2022 – 12pm to 5pm
10th July 2022 – 2pm to 6pm

Bids are accepted by phone, email, or absentee bid form before the auction.

Collection by appointment only. Delivery & postage can be arranged.

Printable catalogue available to download here:

Part 1 of 2 auctions, contains an extensive collection of literature including Maps, Art, Travel, Gardening, Reading, Cookery, Aviation, Music, Literature, Poetry, Ornithology, Trees & Botany.
Rare and collectable editions by Mary Lavin, Seamus Heaney, Thomas Kinsella, Derbhla Murphy, Thomas Packenham, Wendy Walsh, Cuala Press, Folio Society, Brian O Higgins and many more cased editions. 

Margaret Conway was a founder member of the Meath Archaeological Society and author of “Meath: Towards a History”. Her collection contains an extensive range of rare Irish language literature volumes and educational and historical books. She is best known for her sensitive and well-researched history articles in local media.

Jim Gammons was born in March 1930 in Ladyrath, Wilkinstown, Co Meath.  He attended St Finian’s College, Mullingar and University College Dublin where he excelled academically, graduating in 1952 as a Civil Engineer.  He also excelled in the Arts and had a passion for Meath football. Throughout his life, Jim loved reading and loved books.  When he retired, in addition to playing golf, he wrote numerous books, such as, ‘Virginia – Then and Now’ and ‘Murder in Croke Park’.