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19296. Alston, R.C.: Handlist of Library Catalogues and Lists of Books and Manuscripts in the British Library Department of Manuscripts.

London: The Bibliographical Society, 1991. Occasional Papers of the Bibliographical Society No 6. iv + 87 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Index. Printed semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


19277. Belfast Education and Library Board: Natural History A Select List of Fine Books From the Stock of Belfast Central Library.

Belfast Education and Library Board, 1988. 51 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 18 coloured illustrations. Pictorial semi matt card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


19263. Bigger, Francis Joseph.: Catalogue of Books and Bound MSS. of the Irish Historical, Archaeological and Antiquarian Library of the late Francis Joseph Bigger M.A. M.R.I.A.

Belfast: Belfast Public Library, 1930. Presented to the Belfast Public Library as a memorial by his brother Lt.-Col. F. C. Bigger. 302 pp. 18 x 12 cm. Printed matt card covers. Showing a little wear, but overall in good condition. Scarce. 75.00


19155. Craig, Maurice: Irish Book Bindings 1600 - 1800.

London: Cassell & Co Ltd, 1954. First edition. 47 pp. 58 plates. 31.5 x 25 cm. Plates are monochrome, other than the coloured frontispiece. Bibliography. Gold-blocked blue boards. Slight foxing to endpapers, and dw, otherwise a good copy of a pioneering and relatively scarce book. A large heavy book. Unpackaged weight 1,350g. Overseas shipping will involve extra postage charges. 100.00


19258. Dean, James: Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Public Library of Armagh 1928

Dundalk: Tempest, Printed for the Governors and Guardians 1928. 43 pp. 25 x 16 cm. Printed matt green card covers. In very good condition. The Library has nationally-important collections of Manuscripts. 45.00


19267. Dix, E.R. McC: Printing in Dublin Prior to 1601.

Dublin: printed for the author by Colm O Lochlainn at the sign of the Three Candles, 1932. xxiv + 41 pp. 24 x 15.5 cm. 8 plates. Gold-blocked brown boards. In very good condition. In a worn dustwrapper. . 15.00


19295. Eisenstein, Elizabeth L.: The Printing Press as an Agent of Change Communications and cultural transformation in early-modern Europe Vols 1 and II.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. Two volumes published as one. xxi + 794 pp. 22.5 x 15 cm. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A heavy book which may require extra shipping costs for overseas postage. 20.00


19273. Englefield, Dermot: The Printed Records of the Parliament of Ireland 1613-1800 A Survey and Bibliographical Guide.

London: Lemon Tree Press, 1978. 48 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


19309. Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall: An Encyclopedia of the Book.

Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1960. First edition. x + 484 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Illustrated in b&w, with 17 plates. Gold-blocked red boards. In very good condition. In a good dw. A heavy book: unpackaged weight 1,800g. Overseas shipping will require extra postage. 50.00


19293. Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall: Encyclopedia of the Book.

New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, 1996. A reprint of the Second Edition with a new introduction by Donald Farren. xxiii + 551 pp. 25.5 x 18 cm. Illustrated in b&w, with 5 coloured plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A heavy book: unpackaged weight 1,000g. Overseas shipping will require extra postage. 16.00


19256. Grosjean, Paul and Daniel O'Connell: A Catalogue of Incunabula in the Library at Milltown Park Dublin.

Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1932 xii + 53 pp. 24 x 15.5 cm. Gold-blocked tan boards, with black binding strip. Partly uncut. In very good condition. In a very good dustwrapper. 50.00


19269. Hamilton and Hamilton: Auction Catalogue. The Entire Library from Doneraile Court. (Formerly the property of the late Lord Doneraile) 17th 18th Dec. 1969.

Dublin: Hamilton and Hamilton, 1969. 75 pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 964 lots of books and 223 lots of pamphlets, including box lots. Printed matt card covers. In very good condition. 12.00


19264. Inglis, Brian: The Freedom of the Press in Ireland 1784-1841.

London: Faber and Faber, 1954. Studies in Irish History. 256 pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards. In very good condition. In a good dustwrapper. 15.00


19265. Long, Gerard, editor: Books Beyond the Pale Aspects of the Provincial Book Trade in Ireland before 1850.

Dublin: The Rare Books Group of the Library Association of Ireland, 1996. xiii + 154 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. The first publication of The Rare Books Group. Topics include: the book trade in the expanding economy of the seventeenth century; the Catholic Press in eighteenth century Munster; publication by subscription in Belfast; printing and publishing in Drogheda; the book trades in Galway; Tadhg Gaelach O'Suilleabhain's Pious Miscellany; and the radical newspapers and pamphlets of the United Irishmen. Index. Pictorial semi matt card covers. In very good condition. 23.00


19272. Lynham, E. W.: The Irish Character in Print 1571-1923.

Shannon: Irish University Press, 1969. First published 1924 (in The Library, Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 4th series, Vol IV, No 4, March). OUP offprint 1924. lx + 40 pp. 21 x 13.5 cm. Introduction by Alf MacLochlainn. 21 illustrations. 6 plates. Pictorial matt card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. 18.00


19194. McCarthy, Muriel: Marsh's Library, Dublin All Graduates & Gentlemen..

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2003. 272 pp. 24 x 17 cm. 38 illustrations and 8 plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. Apart from some top edge creasing to the rear cover in good condition. 15.00


19150. McDonnell, Joseph: Five Hundred Years of the Art of the Book in Ireland 1500 to the Present

Dublin: National Gallery of Ireland, 1997 A catalogue to accompany an exhibition. 175 pp. 29 x 23.5 cm. 78 illustrations. Bibliography. Gold-blocked red boards. In very good condition. In a very good dustwrapper,. 15.00


19260. McKelvie, Colin: Early English Books in Armagh Public Library: a short-title catalogue of books printed before 1641.

Dundalk: Tempest, Printed for the Governors and Guardians, 1928. An offprint from Irish Booklore, Volume 3, Number 2 Pp.91-103. 25 x 16 cm. 2 illustrations. Stapled card covers. Dedication from the compilor on the front cover. Several scholarly corrections, o/w In very good condition. 10.00


19278. Mullan, John: Catalogue of Cheap Books, Warrented Perfect, Sold by John Mullan in Corn-Market Belfast for Cash Only.

Belfast: John Mullan, c1840s. Nine-page catalogue disbound from a contemorary journal. In very good condition. An interesting piece of ephemera on Belfast bookselling. John Mullan was a Belfast bookseller and Stationer from 1841 throuh to 1858, in a variety of premises. In 1842 he advertised himself as "the cheapest book establishment in the Kingdom... to meet increased demand in his business is about to make improvements in his premises." The Mullan family retained a bookshop in Donegall Place until the 1970's. 20.00


19266. Munter, Robert: The History of The Irish Newspaper 1685-1760.

Cambridge: at the University Press, 1967. xiii + 217 pp. 22 x 14 cm. 16 illustrations. Gold-blocked brown boards. Previous owner's name neatly written on ffep, o/w In very good condition. No dustwrapper. 15.00


19262. O'Casaide, Seamus: A Typographical Gazetteer of Ireland or the Beginnings of Printing in Irish Towns.

Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son, Ltd, 1923. 49 pp. 24 x 15.5 cm. IUncut ndex of printers at end. Printed blue card covers. In very good condition. Scarce. 20.00


19146. O'Flaherty, Collette and Katherine McSharry, editors: The National Library of Ireland One Hundred and Twenty Five Years.

Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 2002. No pagination. (140 pp.) 28 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial semi matt card covers. In very good condition. Almost as new. 18.00


19056. Phillips, James W.: Printing & Bookselling in Dublin 1670-1800 A Bibliographical Enquiry.

Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1998. xviii + 337 pp. 24.5 x 16.5 cm. 3 graphs. 5 tables. 141 figures. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked black boards. In very good condition. In a very good dustwrapper. 23.00


19284. Plummer, Rev. Charles: On the Colophons and Marginalia of Irish Scribes.

London: for the British Academy by Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press,1926. 34 pp. 24.5 x 15.5 cm. Printed grey matt card covers, with an old crease across the lower part of the front cover. Some very scholarly pencil annotations and corrections, otherwise in good condition. 10.00


19248. Ranger, Felicity, editor: Prisca Munimenta Studies in Archival & Administrative History presented to Dr. A.E.J. Hollaender.

London: University of London Press, 1973 xv + 306 pp. 26 x 19.5 cm. 7 plates. Gold-blocked green boards. In very good condition. In a good dustwrapper. 18.00


19316. Reid, Forrest: Illustrators of the 1860's An Illustrated Survey of the Work of 58 British Artists

New York: Dover Publications 1975. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. xv+295 pp.91 full page plates. Softcovers, in good condition. Reid was arguably the most significant novelist to emerge from Belfast. This is a classic study by him of this great period of book illustration. 12.00


19250. Shane, Leslie: The Script of Jonathan Swift and other essays.

London: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, 1935. The A.S.W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography. 97 pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 5 illustrations. Gold-blocked brown boards. In very good condition. In a very slightly damaged d.w. 10.00


19291. Simpson, Percy: Proof-Reading in the Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.

London: Oxford University Press, 1970. Reprint of the first edition of 1935. xv + 251 pp. 28 x 19.5 cm. 17 plates and 4 facsimilies in the text. Gold-blocked dark blue boards. In very good condition. In a very good, but price-clipped, dustwrapper. Scarce. 110.00


19276. Stevenson, Noragh: Belfast Before 1820 A Bibliography of Printed Material.

Belfast: The Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge, 1967. Part requirement for the University of London Diploma in Librarianship 1963. 60 pp. 24.5 x 15 cm. Index. Printed glazed card covers. Signed by the author on the title page, o/w in very good condition. 55.00


19270. The Belfast Museum: Catalogue of the Books in the Library of The Belfast Museum.

Belfast: Printed by Joseph Smyth, 1847. 27 pp. 18.5 x 13 cm. As issued, with a black-printed green paper cover, which has been bound in blue card with a red binding strip. Bookplate of the Linenhall Library, with the note "withdrawn, duplicate 8/5/1965". A very rare survivor. 75.00


19294. The Bibliographical Society: Index to Selected Bibliographical Journals 1933-1970.

London: The Bibliographical Society, 1982. vii + 316 pp. 31 x 21.5 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dustwrapper. In very good condition. 12.00


19257. The Talbot Press: The Talbot Press Catalogue of Books including Books formerly issued by Maunsel & Roberts Ltd. and Martin Lester Ltd.

Dublin: The Talbot Press Limited, 1940. 100pp. 21 x 13.5 cm. Printed matt card covers. In very good condition. The Talbot Press was founded in Dublin in 1913, and was a major Irish publishing house. A valuable book list. 25.00


19275. Westley and Tyrrell's Public Library: Catalogue of Westley and Tyrrell's Public Library11 Lower Sackville Street Dubln. Comprising an extensive record of standard works and the most interesting modern publications....

Dublin: Printed for Westley & Tyrell, 1826. 187 + 80 + 61 pp. 18 x 10.5 cm. Original cloth binding. Spine label age-darkened. Includes two supplementary catalogues, the latter for 1827, with its titlepage. This is a rare item. There is one copy in the National Library of Ireland, and Copac show only one other copy in the British Library. The catalogue was published only in 1825, 1826-27 and 1834 . 195.00

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