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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


19388. Alston, R.C.: The British Library Past Present Future.

London: The British Library, 1989. 64pp. 32 x 24 cm. The story of the Library and its work, by people employed in the Library. 106 illustrations. Pictorial semi matt card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


19375. Archer, H. Richard, editor: Rare Book Collections. Some Theoretical and Practical Suggestions for Use by Librarians andStudents.

Chigago: American Library Associations,1965. ACRL Monograph no. 27. viii + 128 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Bibliography. Matt card covers. Foxing to top of print blockr, otherwise in good condition. 10.00


20121. Barnard, Toby: A Guide to Sources for the History of Material Culture in Ireland 1500-2000.

Dublin: Four Courts Press 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History. 128 pp. 19 illustrations, softcovers, 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


19292. Benedikz, Benedikt S.: The Ulster Gift books presented to the University of Ulster.

Coleraine: The University of Ulster, 1990. 103 pp. 27 x 21.5 cm. 12 illustrations. Printed matt card covers. In very good condition. Scarce. 50.00


19382. Bennett, Stuart: Trade Bookbinding in the British Isles 1660-1800.

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, and London: The British Library, 2004. 176 pp. 30.5 x 24 cm. Over 200 colour illustrations. Index. Gold-blocked quarter cloth. In very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. "A landmark study". 110.00


19321. Benson, Charles & Siobhan Fitzpatrick, editors: That Woman! Studies in Irish Bibliography A Festchrift for Mary "Paul" Pollard.

Dublin: The Lilliput Press, 2005, for the Library Association of Ireland Rare Books Group. xv + 310 pp. 29 x 21 cm. 19 illustrations, including frontispiece portrait. Marbled endpapers. Silk bookmark. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, in a good dustwrapper. Dr Mary Pollard has been the most distinguished historian of books in Ireland. Her two volumes, 'Dublin's Trade in Books 1550-1800' and 'Dictionary of Members of the Dublin Book-Trade 1550-1800' are viewed as standard works. This book contains contributions on topics in Irish historical bibliography and children's literature. Contents include: John Franckton (d1620) Printer, Publisher and Bookseller in Dublin; Tribulations of a King's Printer George Grierson II in Court; Reissues in the Dublin Book Trade The Case of George Grierson and William Williamson; Poor John Harding and Mad Tom "Harding's Resurrection" (1724); Swift's Non-Reading; At the Exchange The Eighteenth-Century Book Trade in Cork; Two Early Printed Verse Squibs from Cork; Irish Cathedral Libraries Before 1700; Aspects of the History of the Saumur Protestant Book Trade (1601-1684); Children and Books in Eighteenth-Century Ireland; Sophia Rosamond Praeger (1857-1954) A Woman of Many Talents; and Reflections on Writing and Editing, with Reference to National Archives (UK). Please note that this is a large heavy book- unpackaged weight 1,400g - and overseas shipping may require extra postage. 45.00


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


19426. Blackburn, B and Holford-Strevens, L: The Oxford Companion to The Year An exploration of calendar customs and time-reckoning.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. xvii + 937 pp. 23.5 x 13.5 cm. 17 illustrations. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. 13.50


19823. Bland, David: A History of Book Illustration The Illuminated Manuscript and the Printed Book.

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1959. First edition, second impression. 447pp. 19 x 28 cm. 395 illustrations. Profusely illustrated, in colour and b&w. Bibliography. Copious index. The book is in good condition, in a worn dust-wrapper. 19.50


19731. Bloomfield, B. C. and Karen Poots: A Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

London: Library Association Publishing, 1997. Second Edition. xxiii + 540 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Gold-blocked green boards, in very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. This is a large and heavy book. Unpackaged weight is 1,500g, and will incur extra shipping costs, particularly overseas. USA customers should check with us as to postage issues before ordering please. 75.00


19400. Bond, William H.: Records of a Bibliographer Selected Papers of William Alexander Jackson.

Cambridge, Massachussets: The Belknap Press, 1967. xiv + 236 pp. 29 x 19.5 cm 18 essays on bibliography. 18 illustrations. Gold blocked black boards. In very good condition. In a very good dw. 12.00


19710. Buhler, Curt F.: The Fifteenth Century Book The Scribes, The Printers, The Decorators

Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press 1961 23 x 14.5 cm. 194 pp. plates, hardback, gilt blocked black boards,minor wear, otherwise in very good condition. 15.00


19386. Campbell, James W.P.: The Library A World History.

London: Thames & Hudson, 2013. 320 pp. 31 x 24.5 cm. 392 illustrations, most in colour. Photographs by Will Pryce. Notes. Bibliographical Essay. Illustration Credits. Index. Gold blocked black boards. In good condition, in a dustwrapper. The front bottom corner of the dw has a 1.5 cm damage, which has been neatly repaired with peelable tape. Unpackaged weight 2,400g. 35.00


20032. Carter, John: Publisher's Cloth An Outline History of Publisher's Binding in England 1820 - 1900.

College of Librarianship Wales 1970. 15.5 x 10 cm. 48 pp. gold blocked red boards, no dw, in good condition. This title was first published by Constable in 1935. 12.00


19837. Casteleyn, Mary: A History of Literacy and Libraries in Ireland The long traced pedigree.

Aldershot: Gower A Grafton Book, 1984. viii + 255 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated. References. Bibliography. Index. The review copy, annotated in ink, by the reviewer, with his notes and a typed copy of his review loosely inserted. 10.00


19327. Clair, Colin: Christopher Plantin.

London: Cassell & Company, 1960. xv + 302 pp. 25 x 15.5 cm. 24 illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked brown boards. In very good condition, in a v.g. dustwrapper. 12.00


20030. Clegg, James: The International Directory of Booksellers and Bibliophile's Manual, including lists of The Public Libraries of the World: Publishers, Book Collectors....A Bibliography of Works of Reference.

Rochdale: James Clegg Aldine Press and four others 5th ed. 1899. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. xi+367 pp. (26) black blocked green boards. There is a fair amount of contemporary annotation in the book as the original owner kept entries up to date, a small leaflet of advertisement charges has been pasted onto the front pastedown, several advertising pages have had adverts removed, In fair condition it is nevertheless a scarce survivor, now 120 years old. 30.00


19834. Clough, E.A., compiler: A Short-Title Catalogue Arranged Geographically of Books Printed and Distributed by Printers, Publishers and Booksellers in the English Provincial Towns and in Scotland and Ireland up to and Including the Year 1700.

London:The Library Association, 1969. First edition. (3) + 119 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. Gold-blocked red boards, stained. In a dw with one small scuff on the back. Excludes items listed in (1) Aldis's List of Books printed in Scotland before 1700; (2) Dix's Catalogue of Early Dublin-Printed Books 1601-1700 ; and (3) Madan's Oxford Books [to 1680] , so the entries included in Clough for six Scottish towns, Dublin, and Oxford to 1680 are supplementary. The bulk of the space is taken up by Cambridge (34 pages), Dublin (24 pages), Edinburgh (18 pages), and Oxford (19 pages). The catalogue is arranged alphabetically by place, and under each place, the entries are in chronological sequence, with the author or heading, short title, place, imprint, format, and STC or Wing number, as in the original catalogues. 10.00


19706. Cole, Richard Cargill: Irish Booksellers and English Writers 1740 - 1800.

London: Mansell Publishing 1986. 22 x 14 cm. xv+266 pp. hardback, glazed boards, in very good condition. "looks at pirated editions of English writers, focusing on Richardson, Fielding, Smollet, Sterne, Johnston, Boswell, Goldsmith and Gibbon. It shows how Irish booksellers reprinted London editions without authorization and then sold them at reduced prices in Ireland, Britain and the United States.By such piracy they brought these works to a wider audience". It also deals with Irish booksellers in the period 1795-1820, who emigrated from Ireland to the U.S. 12.00


19817. Colman, Anne Ulry: A Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Poets

Galway: Kenny's bookshop, 1996. 254 pp. 23 x 16 cm. Gold-blocked burgundy boards. In very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. A very useful dictionary, although incomplete. 15.00


19729. Cook, Christopher D.: Incunabula in the Westminster Abbey and Westminster School Libraries.

London: The Bibliographical Society, 2013. Bookbinding Descriptions by Mirjam M. Foot. 185 pp. 25.5 x 16 cm. 21 illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dustwrapper. In very good condition. 10.00


19657. Cooke, A.B. and A.P.W. Malcomson, compilors: The Ashborne Papers , 1869 - 1913. A Calender of the papers of Edward Gibson, 1st Lord Ashbourne.

Belfast: H.M.S.O. 1974.. 29.5 x 21 cm. xxiv + 221 pp. 22 illustrations, softcovers, minor shelfwear otherwise in good condition. 12.00


19732. Davies, David W.: The World of the Elseviers 1580-1712.

The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff 1960 vii+159 pp. gold blocked burgundy boards, with original spine and board labels, a little shelfwear rubbing to board edge, slight stain to part of the front board, internally fresh and bright. A fair to goodish copy. 15.00


19921. Davies, Martin and John Goldfinch: Vergil A Census of Printed Editions 1469-1500.

London: Occasional Papers of the Bibliographical Society Number 7 1992. Centenary Publication 1992. 29.5 x 21 cm. 124 pp. frontispiece, softcovers, in good condition. 10.00


19356. Dawson, Giles E. and Laetitia Kennedy-Skipton: Elizabethan Handwriting 1590-1650 a guide to the reading of documents & manuscripts.

London: Faber & Faber, 1968. xi + 130 pp. 26 x 20 cm. 50 illustrations. Bibliography. Gold-blocked red boards. In very good condition, in a v.g. dustwrapper. 20.00


19811. De Bury, Richard: The Love of Books The Philobiblion of Richard De Bury newly translated into English by E.C.Thomas.

London: Alexander Moring The De La More Press, 1902. Part of the King's Classics series under the editorship of Israel Gollancz. xxi +141 pp. 15.5 x 12 cm. Gray boards and white binding strip. Teg. The front board is impressed with the crest of the Kind's Classics. Previous owner's name neatly written on ffep, o/w in good condition. 8.00


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


19402. Dibdin, T. F.: Bibliomania; or Book Madness; A Bibiographical Romance. Illustrated with Cuts.

London; Chatto & Windus, 1876. xviii + 618, + Indexes i - xxxiv.. Portrait frontispiece. Gold blocked quarter leather on purple boards. Marbled endpapers. Ex-library. A tight copy, in worn spine. Unpackaged weight 2100g. Overseas shipping may need extra charges. 55.00


18678. Dolmen Press: Dolmen Press Books 1983.

Portlaoise: Dolmen Press, 1983. 29 pp. 21 x 14 cm. A catalogue of quality publications. Pictorial paper covers. In very good condition. 15.00


19427. Eager, Alan: A Guide to Irish Bibliographical Material A Bibliography pf Irish Bibliographies and Sources of Information.

London: The Library Association, 1980. Second revised and enlarged edition. xv + 502 pp. 26 x 21 cm. Author Index. Subject index. Gold blocked green and black boards. In very good condition. In a good dustwrapper. The dw has a discreet repair with peelable tape to the inside of the spine. 16.50


19594. Eager, Alan R.: A Guide to Irish Bibliographical Material being A Bibliography of Irish Bibliographies and some Sources of Information.

London: The Library Association, 1964. xiii + 392 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Gold-blocked green boards. No dustwrapper. With a loose insert of a draft handwritten review by the late Gordon Wheeler, librarian, bibliophile, genealogist, and historian. There are several pages of light pencil annotations of corrections to the text by the reviewer. Author and subject indexes. In very good condition. 18.00


20138. Elton, Charles & Mary: The Great Book-Collectors

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Traubner & Co. Ltd. 1893. vi+228 pp. 10 illustrations, gold blocked red-brown boards, no d..w. a small nick in the spine gutter otherwise in good condition. 15.00


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


19176. Evans, Edward: Historical and Bibliographical account of Almanacks, Directories etc., etc., Published in Ireland from the Sixteenth century....

Blackrock: Carraig Books, 1976. Dublin Bibliographical Series No. 3. Originally published 1897 this is a Facsimile edition. 149 pp, 19 x 12.5 cm. Introduction by Dr. Thomas Wall. This work continues to be an indispensible bibliography. 15.00


19820. Feather, John: An Index to Selected Bibliographical Journals 1971 - 1985.

Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1991. 134 pp. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. Black-blocked blue card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


20057. Fitch, Henry: The Perfect Calendar for every year of the Christian era designed for practical every-day use.

New York and London revised edition 1928. Patented Sept. 1st 1891. 23.5 x 16 cm. 47 pp. gold blocked red textured boards, in very good condition. 10.00


19813. Fitzgerald, Percy: The Book Fancier or the Romance of Book Collecting.

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1886. vi + 312 pp. 17.5 x 11 cm. Gold-blocked bevelled-edged black boards. Index. In good condition. 25.00


19939. Forrer, Leonard: The Wyons.

London: Spink & Son 1917. Reprinted from the Bibliographical Dictionary of Medallists Vol VI. 25 x 16.5 cm. 119 pp.illustrated, paper covers, spine a little worn otherwise in good condition. Limited to 200 copies. 25.00


19819. Fox, Peter: Trinity College Library Dublin A History.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 xvii + 397 pp. 12 colour plates. 28 figures. Gold-blocked black boards. Bibliography. Index. In very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. 20.00


19696. Gameson, Richard: The Earliest Books of Canterbury Cathedral. Manuscripts and Fragments to c. 1200.

London: The Bibliographical Society, The British Library, The Dean and Chapter of Canterbury 2008. 413 pp. extensively illustrated, gold blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a good dustwrapper. 23.00


19790. Gardener, Frank M.: Sequels Incorporating Aldred & Parker's Sequel Stories.

London: Association of Assistant Librarians 1947. 21 x 15.5 cm. 133 pp. gold blocked rather faded boards, no dustwrapper, in very good condition, bears the bookplate of Phyllis Davies. 15.00


20097. Garnett, Richard: Essays in Librarianship and Bibliography

London: George Allen 1st edition1899. 19 x 13 cm. xii+339 pp. gold blocked green boards, 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


19810. Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall: Encyclopedia of the Book.

New Castle Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, 2001. Second edition With a new introduction by Donald Farren. xxiii + 551 pp. 25 x 18 cm. Illustrated in b&w, with 9 pages in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A heavy book: unpackaged weight 1,250g. Overseas shipping will require extra postage. 50.00


19815. Goldschmidt, E. P H: Medieval Texts and Their First Appearance in Print.

London: The Bibliographical Society at the University Press, Oxford, 1943. xxv + 144 pp. 20.5 x 15.5 cm. Frontispiece. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards. In very good condition. 20.00


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


20139. Haebler, Von Konrad: Handbuch der Inkunabelkunde

Leipzig: Verlag Karl W. Hiersemann 1925. 22.5 x 16 cm. 187 pp. gilt blockedgreen boards, text in German, of course, in very good condition. 10.00


19354. Hanks, et al: The Oxford Names Companion

Oxford: Oxford Univery Press, 2002. Three volumes in one: A Dictionary of Surnames; A Dictionary of First Names; and A Dictionaryof British Place-names. xvi + 1264 pp. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. Printed glazed card covers. Slight crease to front cover, o/w in good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,950 g, which may require extra postage if posting overseas. 10.00


20031. Harmon, Maurice: Select Bibliography for the study of Anglo-Irish Literature and its Backgrounds.

Dublin: Wolfhound Press 1977. 22 x 15.5 cm. 187 pp. gold blocked black boards, in a rubbed, slightly worn dustwrapper. 8.00


19420. Hazlitt, W. Carew: A Roll of Honour...

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1908. ... A Calendar of the names of over 17,000 men and women who throughout the British Ises and in our Early Colonies have collected MSS. and Printed Books from the XIVth to the XIXth century with Topographical and Personal Notices and Anecdotes of many of them and their Libraries and Introductory Remarks to which are added Indexes of Localities, and of Ranks and Occupations. viii + 279 + xl (9) pp. 22 x 17.5 cm. Light card covers, showing some wear, and the plain card spine has some loss, the front cover is detatched, and a previous bibliographer has made some minor pencil annotations, and put a small star to denote Irish Collectors. The original binding was not robust, and it seems unlikely that many copies of this work survive. A fair copy of a scarce work which would make a good subject for professional rebinding. 40.00


20053. Hazlitt, W. Carew: The Book Collector A General Survey of the Pursuit and of those who have engaged in it at Home and Abroad from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.

London: John Grant 1904. 20 x 15 cm. vii+352 pp. 2 plates, gold blocked linen backed boards, showing a little wear otherwise good. 12.00


19788. Helferty, Seamus & Raymond Refausse: Directory of Irish Archives Fourth Edition

Dublin: Four Courts Press 2003. 24 x 16.5 cm. 217 pp. gold blocked black boards. From the library of the N.Ireland Assembly, with a small discrete stamp and barcode on the ffep and a protective library dustwrapper on the original d.w. in very good condition. 10.00


19839. Hind, Arthur M.: A History of Engraving & Etching from the 15th Century to the year 1914.

New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1963. Third and fully revised edition. xviii + 487 + (4) pp. 21 x 13.5 cm. Frontispiece and 110 illustrations. Pictorial card covers. In good condition. 10.00


19895. Hirsch, Rudolf: Printing, Selling and Reading 1450-1550.

Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz 1967. 25 x 18 cm. viii+165 pp. 5 illustrations, text in English, card covers, in very good condition. 45.00


20106. Hoare, Peter, Ed Potten, Peter Marson: Mountstewart, CastleCoole and Grays Printing Shop.

Saintfield: National Trust N.Ireland 2002. 29.5 x 21 cm. Three Reports on the contents of the libraries at Mountstewart and Castlecoole, along with a report on contents at Gray's Printing Shop Strabane, produced by and for the Nat. Trust. 36 pp. in a black plastic binder, in very good condition. 10.00


19432. Horne, Alan: The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators.

Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1995. Reprint. 456 pp. 28 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Gold blocked blue boards. In very good condition, in a very good dw. 28.00


19816. Horrox, Reginald, editor: Book Handbook An Illustrated Guide to Old and Rare Books.

Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1951. vi + 484 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. illustrated, silver-blocked blue boards, in good condition, in a slightly-worn dustwrapper. "Authorative Articles, with Reproductions of Rare Title Pages, Reproductions of Pictures, Plates, Drawings, Photographs of Bindings, etc." Notes. Indices. 15.00


19826. Hunter, Dard: Papermaking The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1978. xxiv + 611 + xxxvii + (17) pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. "Over 320 illustrations". Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Almost as new. 12.00


20022. Hunter, David: Opera and Song Books Published in England 1703-1726 a descriptive bibliography.

London: Bibliographical Society 1997. 25 x 16.5 cm. xlix+521 pp. 80 plates, gilt blocked navy boards, no dustwrapper, as issued, in very good condition, almost as new. A heavy book overseas shipping may require extra postage charges. 10.00


14960. Irish Association for Documentation: Union List of Current Periodicals and Serials in Dublin Libraries 1959.

Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 1960. First Edition. (1) + ii + 155 pp + 1 page supplement. 32.5 x 20 cm. No dw. Gestetner or similar process, with printed cover and black spine strip. Two discreet ex-library marks. 20.00


13001. Irish Booklore: Irish Booklore Volume 1 Number 1.

Belfast: The Linenhall Library, January 1971. Jim Gracey and Aiken McClelland, editors. 131pp. 24.5 x 15.5 cm. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers. Articles include: Reminiscences of Robert Young; Belfast Printed Ballad Sheets; Turner McCann; John J. Marshall A Bibliography; Rathlin Island; N.Ireland Political Literature 1968-70 A catalogue of the collection in the Linenhall Library; A supressed Chapter on Killarney; Robert McCahan of Ballycastle; The Election Manifesto; A Belfast Private Printing Press; Early Gaelic Printing; and others. A rare copy of the first issue of this important journal in very good condition. 15.00


13378. Irish Booklore: Irish Booklore Volume 1 Number 2.

Belfast: Jim Gracey, Diane Gracey, and Aiken McClelland,1971. (vi) + 217-322pp. 24.5 by 15.5 cms. illustrated, card covers, minor wear otherwise in good condition. Articles include, Primate Robinson among his books, A select List of Books concerning Gerald Griffin, Some New Walponiana from the Caledon Papers, John Moore A Donaghadee Poet, Francis Clements Crossle, The Decline and Fall of Marcus Ward, St John Irvine a Bibliography, Joseph Tomelty an Introductory Bibliography, and many others. Vol. 1 Index is a loose insert to this issue. 10.00


17786. Irish Booklore: Irish Booklore Volume 2 Number 1.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press Limited, 1972. (6) + 216 + (4) pp. 24.5 x 15.5 cm. Jim Gracey, Diane Gracey, and Aiken McClelland, editors. 7 illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In good condition. Articles include: Amyas Griffith, The Bradshaw Collection, William Montgomery and the description of the Ards 1683, Armagh County Museum - the Reference Library, A Missing Belfast Chapbook, Mechanic's Institutes, Brindsley Macnamara, Origins of the Library at Glasnevin Botanic Gardens, Forrest Reid Novelist and Critic, and others. Includes a loose 11-page insert: Index, Irish Booklore Volume 1 1971. 15.00


8687. Irish Booklore: Irish Booklore Volume 2 Number 2.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1976. Gracey, Jim. Gracey, Diane. McClelland, Aiken. editors, 24.5 by 15.5 cms. pp. x: 217-322. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, The contemporary editions of Tone's Argument on behalf of the Catholics, James Dartas an early Dublin Stationer, a checklist of the publications of John and William Neale, William Steele Dickson, The Armagh Public Library, A County Down private printing press, William Allingham a bibliographical survey and others. Vol 2 index a loose insert to this volume 12.50


8688. Irish Booklore: Irish Booklore Volume 3 Number 1.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1976. editor Wesley McCann. 23 by 17.5 cms. pp. viii: 1-72. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, The Cullean Press of Godfrey Levinge, Irish election poll books 1832-71 part 1, marriage and obituary notices of literary and bibliographic interest in the Belfast press 1801-1814, Edward Walsh's The Office and Duety in fightyng for our countrey, Notes toward a bibliography of William Hamilton Maxwell, a bibliography of W.B. Yeats sources for Fairy and folk tales, Richard Hayward a bibliography of his published works, William Johnston a bibliography, and others. 10.00


8689. Irish Booklore: Irish Booklore Volume 3 Number 2.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1977. editor Wesley McCann. 23 by 17.5 cms. pp. viii: 76-140. illustrated, laminated card covers, an ex-library copy, bookplate removed from ffep otherwise in very good condition. Articles include, Papermaking in Ireland in 1590, John Denton desires William Kearney to print books for use in Down c.1588 a sidelight on printing in Ireland, Early English books in Armagh Public Library: a short title catalogue of books printed before 1641, Forrest Reid and Kenneth's magazine, the bibliography of Somerville and Ross's Through Connemara in a governess cart, and others. 10.00


8690. Irish Booklore: Irish Booklore Volume 4 Number 1.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1978. Editor Wesley McCann. 22.5 by 17 cms. pp.iv: 1-71. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, Edward Norman Carrothers 1898-1977 an appreciation, the spread of provincial printing in Ireland up to 1850, Library provision for children in County Down prior to 1850, Thomas Carnduff 1886-1956 chapters from an unpublished autobiography, Richard Rowley: an introductory bibliography, and others. 10.00


19835. Jackson, W.A. & F.S.Ferguson and Katherine Pantzer: A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad 1475 - 1640 First compiled by A.W. Pollard & G.R.Redgrave

London: The Bibliographical Society, 1986. Second edition Revised and Enlarged. Three volumes: A - H, liii + 620 pp; I - Z, xi + 494 pp; A Printers' & Publishers' Index Other Indexes & Appendices With A Chronological Index by Philip R. Rider, xix + 405 pp. 31.5 x 24 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards. In very good condition, in very good dustwrappers. Unpackaged weight 6,191g, which will have implications for postage. 195.00


19659. John Ross and Co. (Morgans): Auction Catalogue Castlewellan Castle County Down

Belfast: John Ross & Co. 1964. Catalogue of French and English antique furnishings, oil paintings, porcelain, English and Continental silver, Sheffield plate, tapestries and library. A three day auction 5th-7th Oct. 1964.14.5 x 18.5 cm. 62 pp. 25 illustrations in black and white, card covers, in very good condition. 23.00


20052. Johnson, A.F: Type Designs Their History and Develoment.

London: Andre Deutsch A Grafton Book, new and revised 3rd edition 1966. 21 x14 cm. viii+184 pp. 43 figures, silver blocked blue boards, no dustwrapper, in very good condition, a standard work. 15.00


20041. Kelly, Thomas: Early Public Libraries A History of Public Libraries in Great Britain before 1850

London: The Library Association 1966, reprinted 1969. 22 x 15 cm. 281 pp. 22 illustrations. gold blocked green boards in very good condition, in a v.g. dustwrapper. 12.00


19827. Kraus, HP: A Rare Book Saga The Autobiography of H. P. Kraus.

London: Andre Deutsch / A Grafton Book. xvii + 386 pp. 23.5 x 16 cm. 32 Figures. Gold-blocked black boards. In good condition, in a a good dustwrapper. 15.00


19339. Leedham-Green and Theresa Webber: The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland Volume I to 1640 Volume II 1640-1850 Volume III 1850-2000.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. A three volume set. Volume I, xx + 688 pp. Volume II, xii + 575 pp. Volume III, xxiv + 737 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Gold-blocked black boards. There are three very small corrections made in the index of Volume II by a former owner, the late bibliographer and librarian, Gordon Wheeler, who has left a loose insert of several small pages of additions and corrections relating to Irish libraries. In very good dustwrappers. Overall in very good fresh condition. Unpackaged weight 3,750g. 195.00


19389. Lejard, Andre, editor.: The Art of the French Book from early manuscripts to the present time.

London: Paul Elek, 1945? (iv) + 166 pp. 32 x 24.5 cm. 182 illustrations, many in colour. Bibliography. Quarter cloth and white blocked black boards. No dw. Bruising to spine. Signs of wear to edges of boards, and spine. 45.00


20058. Lennon, Sean: Irish Gothic Writers Bram Stoker and the Irish Supernatural Tradition.

Dublin Corporation Public Libraries n.d. 21 x 14.5 cm. 34 pp.illustrated by the author., softcovers, in very good condition. 10.00


19971. Leonard, Jane compiler: A Bibliography and Guide to Research Materials on Lecale and East Down.

Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies June 1994. 29.5 x 21 cm. 31+5 pp. softcovers in a black plastic ring-binder. A few corrections made to the text otherwise in very good condition. 15.00


19714. Lewis, Naphtali: Papyrus in Classical Antiquity.

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press 1974. 22 x 14 cm. vi+152 pp. 6 plates, goldblocked blue boards, in very good condition in a v.g. price clipped dustwrapper. A very comprehensive study of the subject. 25.00


20059. Linenhall Library Belfast: A Guide to the John Boyd collection at the Linen Hall Library. Correspondence - Books - Unpublished Works.

Belfast. The Linenhall Library 2006. 30 x 21 cm. 72 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. 15.00


20062. Linenhall Libray Belfast: Manuscripts in the Linenhall Library Belfast.

Belfast: Linenhall Library no date. 16 A4 pages stapled, listing the material with reference numbers, description,and location. Folded in good condition. 10.00


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


19656. Malcomson, A. P. W. compiler: Eighteenth Century Irish Official Papers in Great Britain. Private Collections volume Two.

Belfast: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland 1990. 35 x 12.5 cm. x + 494 pp. 46 illustrations, gold blocked blue boards, in a in a dustwraper whose upper edge is a little worn, otherwise in very good condition. This is a heavy book and will require extra shipping charges for overseas shipping. Overseas customers should check with us about shipping before ordering. The destruction of the Public Record Office in Dublin in 1922 caused major losses. PRONI has been seeking out replacenents in private holdings of possibly lost official papers. This volume is part of that effort. 25.00


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


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


19828. McKerrow, Ronald B: An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students.

Oxford: At The Clarerndon Press, 1951. Second Impression. xv + 359 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. 23 illustrations. Appendices. Index. In good condition. No dw. 12.00


20043. McKerrow, Ronald Brunlees: Ronald Brunlees McKerrow: A Selection of His Essays.

Metuchen, N.J. The Scarecrow Press 1974. 22 x14 cm. 240 pp. silver blocked green boards, no dustwrapper, the publisher has underlined titles and words throughout the text, which looks a bit unusual but is probably helpful. 20.00


19429. McLean, Ruari: Victorian Book Design and Colour Printing.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972. Second edition, of book first published in 1963. xii + 241 pp. 29.5 x 22.5 cm. Sumptious illustrations include16 colour plates. Index. Gold blocked pink panel on spine, and gold blocked roundel on front board. Cream boards. In very good condition, in very good dw. Former owner's name written, very discreetly, on ffep. 36.00


20044. McLean, Ruari: Victorian Book Design and Colour Printing.

London: Faber and Faber 1963. 222.5 x 14 cm. xvi+182 pp. 8 colour plates, 64 monochrome plates, 9 line illustrations, gold blocked red boards, in very good condition, in a v.g. dustwrapper. Good illustrations 12.00


19935. Mikhail, E.H.: A Bibliography of Modern Irish Drama 1899-1970.

London: Macmillan1972. 21 x 14 cm.With an introduction by William A. Armstrong. xi+51 pp. silver blocked grey boards, in a very good dustwrapper 10.00


20039. Miller, Liam editor,: The Irish Book Volume II Number 2 Spring 1963.

Dublin: The Dolmen Press. 21.5 x 14 cm. vii+ 37 68 pp. light card covers, in very good condition. Useful bibliographical information. Articles include, Early Printed Cyrillic Books in Archbishop Marsh's Library Dublin, the Dun Emer Press, a List of Plays about Robert Emmet, bibliographical notes, etc. 20.00


20040. Miller, Liam editor,: The Irish Book Volume II Number 3/4 Autumn 1963.

Dublin: The Dolmen Press. Special Yeats Issue, 21.5 x 14 cm. 69-136 pp. light card covers, in very good condition. Useful bibliographical information. etc. Articles include, Two Letters to John O'Leary from Yeats, W.B. Yeats and Edward Calvert, The Dun Emer Press (2) Additions to Allen Wade's Bibliography of W.B. Yeats, Yeats as a Reviewer, The Yeats Memorial Library Sligo. Includes a loose insert index for Vol. II. 20.00


20056. Morgan, Paul compiler.: Oxford Libraries outside The Bodleian. A Guide.

Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society and The Bodleian Library 1973. 23.5 x 15.5 cm 250 pp.gold blocked blue boards, sof t covers, in good condition. 10.00


20029. Morison, Stanley editor.: Four Centuries of Fine Printing two hundred and seventy two Specimans of the Work of Presses Established Between 1465 -and 1924.

London: Ernest Benn Limited second ed. 1949. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 342 pp.269 plates,gilt blocked black boards, in good condition in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. 12.00


19730. Munby, A. N. L. and Lenore Coral, compilers and editors: British Booksale Catalogues 1676 - 1800 A Union List

London: Mansell, 1977 xxv + 146 pp. 28 x 22 cm. Frontispiece illustration. Gold-blocked tan boards. No dw. In very good conition. This copy came from the library of the late Gordon Wheeler, former librarian at Queens University Belfast. The book contains, as a loose insert, a typed seven-page review of the book, with a list of corrections for some Irish entries. The book itself has been annotated in places by Gordon Wheeler, with additions, corrections, etc. We would not normally offer for sale a book with annotations, but in this case the annotations add greatly to the accuracy and value of the book, and reflect Gordon Wheeler's immense knowledge of the subject. 65.00


19436. Murphy, James H: The Oxford History of the Irish Book Volume IV The Irish Book in English 1800-1891.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xx + 732 pp. 23.5 x 16 cm. 51 essays. 32 illustrations and tables. Bibliography. Index. Unpackaged weight 1,400g, which may require Extra Charges in addition to Abebooks Quoted Shipping. 195.00


19703. Nais, Roisin de: A Bibliography of Limerick history and Antiquities.

Limerick: County Library n.d. 18.5 x 13 cm. 61 pp. light card covers, in very good condition, almost as new. From the library of Q.U.B. librarian Gordon Wheeler, with an undated note from the Limerick chief librarian, as a loose insert. Now a very scarce item. 45.00


20025. Neligan, Agnes editor: Maynooth Library Treasures from the collections of St. Patrick's College.

London: The British Library 1994. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. ix+326 pp. illustrated, gold blocked burgundy boards, in very good condition in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. 15.00


19800. Newberry Library: The Scholar Printers.

Chigago & London 1964. Two Exhibitions at the Newberry Library in Honor of the Association of American Presses on the Occasion of Their Visit to Chigago on May 31, 1964. Printers, Publishers, and Scholars: Books Mainly from the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing. II. The Learned Presses. 22 x 14 cm. 59 p. 21 illustrations, light card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


19407. O'Ciosain, Niall: Print and Popular Culture in Ireland 1750-1850.

Dublin: Lilliput Press, 2010. vi + 265 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Pictorial glazed card tcovers. In very good condition. "A wonderful book, thought-provoking and ground breaking." "Leabhar iontach". 12.00


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


20005. Ottley, George: Railway History A Guide to sixty-one collections in libraries and archives in Great Britain.

London: The Library Association Reference, Special and Information Section 1973. Subject Guides to Library Sources Number One. 21 x 15 cm. 80 pp. map, card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


19680. Oxford Bibliographical Society: Studies in the Book Trade in honour of Graham Pollard.

Oxford: The Oxford Bibliographical Society 1975. 24 x 16 cm. vii+403 pp. 16 plates, linen and blue cloth boards, in very good condition. 15.00


20024. Pearson, David: Provenance Research in Book History A Handbook..

London: The British Library 1994. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. ix+326 pp. illustrated, gold blocked burgundy boards, in very good condition in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. 40.00


19698. Perkin, Michael: A Directory of the Parochial Libraries of The Church of England and The Church in Wales.

London: The Bibliographical Society 2004. 25 x 16.5 cm. 490 pp. extensively illustrated, gold blocked blue boards, in very good condition, no dustwrapper as issued.. 15.00


19324. Plomer, H.R, G.H. Bushnell, and E.R. McC. Dix.: A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1726 to 1775.

London: The Bibliography Society, 1968. First printed 1932. xxi + 428 pp. 21 x 17.5 cm. Indexes. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dustwrapper. In very good condition. 23.00


19830. Plomer, Henry R: A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1668 to 1725.

Oxford: The Bibliographical Society, 1968. xii + 342 pp. 21.5 x 17.5 cm. Interleaved with blank pages. A good, tight copy. No dustwrapper. 23.00


19326. Pollard, Alfred W: List of Catalogues of English Book Sales 1676 - 1900 now in the British Museum.

London: Trustees British Museum, 1915. xv + 523 pp. 22.5 x 16 cm. Index. Gold-blocked red buckram boards. The spine is a little sun faded but otherwise the book is in very good condition. Scarce. 75.00


19322. Pollard, M.: A Dictionary of Members of the Dublin Book Trade 1550-1800 based on the records of the Guild of St. Luke the Evangelist Dublin

London: Bibliographical Society, 2000. xlviii + 675 pp. 25 x 16.5 cm. Gold-blocked black boards. No dustwrapper. The late Gordon Wheeler, bibliographer and librarian, has annotated extra information on the list of auctioneers as well as writing some notes as a loose insert. In very good condition. Dr Mary Pollard has been the most distinguished historian of books in Ireland. Her two volumes, 'Dublin's Trade in Books 1550-1800' and 'Dictionary of Members of the Dublin Book-Trade 1550-1800' are viewed as standard works. This is a large heavy book, unpackaged weight 1,700g, and overseas shipping may require extra postage. 40.00


19393. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland: Guide to Educational Records.

Belfast: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, 1990s. 105 pages. 32 x 25 cm. Early, private, tertiary and Irish language education; organisations; copy-books; national, model, agricultural, reformatory, and nursery schools; government, statistics, and miscellaneous; and buildings, educationalists, and inspection. Pictorial ring-binder / folder. In very good condition. 25.00


19660. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland: Irish Economic Documents.

Belfast: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland n.d. pre 1968. 29.5 x 21 cm. 36 pp. softcovers, in good condition. 10.00


19662. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Town Plans 1828-1966 A Catalogue of large scale plans prepared by the Ordnance Survey and deposited in P.R.O.N.I.

Belfast: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland 1966. 30 x 21 cm. 20 pp. softcovers, in good condition. 10.00


20055. Purcell, Mark: The Big House Library in Ireland Books in Ulster Country Houses.

Swindon: The National Trust 2011. 24.5 x 19 cm. 128 pp. illustrations, author's inscription on the title page and on a loosely inserted postcard. In very good condition, almost as new. 45.00


20107. Purcell, Mark, Libraries Adviser: The Library at Castle Ward.

Saintfield: National Trust N.Ireland 2002. 29.5 x 21 cm. A report on the contents of the library at Castleward Co. Down, produced by and for the National Trust. 19 pp. in a black plastic binder, in very good condition. There are important handwritten annotations, corrections etc from a leading local bibliographer and historian. 15.00


19661. Radcliffe, P. C. J.: Northern Ireland in the Second World War A Guide to Official Documents in P.R.O.N.I.

Belfast: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland July 1976. 29.5 x 21 cm. 29 pp. softcovers, in good condition. 10.00


19723. Randall, David A.: The J. K. Lilly Collection of Edgar Allen Poe An Account of its Formation by David A. Randall

Published by the Lilly Library, Indiana University For Bookmen of Indiana and for Friends of the University Christmas 1964. 23.5 x 15 cm. 62 pp. frontispiece illustration, gilt blocked blue boards with a photo of the Library mounted on the lower part of the front board. Printed on quality, probably hand made paper, a very handsome production, near mint. 35.00


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


19586. Refausse, Raymond editor: A Library on the Move Twenty Five Years of the Representative Church Body Library in Churchtown.

Dublin: Representative Church Body Library 1995. 21 x 14.5 cm. 29 pp. card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


19316. Reid, Forrest: Illustrators of the Eighteen Sixties An Illustrated Survey of the Work of 58 British Artists

New York: Dover Publications, 1975. Republication of the 1928 edition. xv + 295 pp. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. 91 full-page plates. Pictorial glazed card covers, in good condition. Reid was arguably the most significant novelist from Belfast, and this is his classic study of this great period of book illustration. 12.00


19840. Ritter, R.M, editor and compiler: The Oxford Style Manual

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. xvii + 1,033 pp. 24 x 16 cm. Guide to Style. Dictionary for Writers and Editors. 10.00


19486. Roden, Earl of, editor: The Diaries of Lord Limerick's Grand Tour 1716-1723.

Dundalk: Doonreaghan Press, c2010. First published in the County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal Vol xxv no. 3, 2003. 65 pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. Seven plates and coloured frontispiece. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


19713. Roper, Fred W. compiler: Alfred William Pollard A Selection of His Essays

Metuchen N.J. The Scarecrow Press 1976. 22 x 14.5 cm. viii+244 pp. black blocked green boards, in very good condition. 15.00


19821. Scott, Kathleen I.: Dated and Datable English Manuscript Borders c. 1395 - 1499.

London: The Bibliographical Society, 2002 132 pp. 24.5 x 16 cm. Illustrated with 39 plates, of which four are in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition 10.00


19381. Sessions, William K.: Further Irish Studies in Early Printiing History 1 William Penn's Tract Printing in Cork in 1670 & II Edward Jones: The Travelling Printer with William III in 1690.

York: William Sessions Ltd, 1994. Greenback Volume 24. 59 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 1 illustration. I map. Lots of facsimiles of documents, particularly litle pages. Bibliography. Index of people. Index of places. Pictorial matt card covers. In very good condition. 25.00


19378. Sessions, William K.: The First Printers in Waterford: Cork and Kilkenny Pre-1700.

York: William Sessions Ltd, 1990. Greenback Series: Number Ten. 310 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 12 illustrations, including 7 maps. Hundreds of facsimiles of title pages. Index of People. Index of Places. Appreciation of E.R. McClintock Dix. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A major study. 42.00


19365. Shattock, J, editor: The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature Volume 4 1800-1900.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Third edition. xxx + 2995 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in very good dustwrapper. There is a small black mark on the top of the print block, o/w mint. Unpackaged weight 2,700g so shipping costs will be higher than that quoted by Abe's default shipping costs. 40.00


20137. Shaw, Graham: Printing in Calcutta to 1800. A Description and checklist of printing in late 18th-century Calcutta.

London: The Bibliographical Society 1981. xi+249 pp. 5 illustrations, gold blocked blue boards, no d..w. in very good condition. 10.00


19744. Sotheby & Co.: The Library of Thomas Percy Editor of The Reliques of Ancient English Poetry

London: Sotheby & Co. Mon.23rd June 1969. Auction Catalogue 25 x 16 cm. 72 pp. 24 illustrations, hardback in very good condition. This collection was acquired by Queen's University Library Belfast. 15.00


19681. Stevenson, Allan: The Problem of the Missale Imperiale

London: The Bibliographical Society 1967. 24 x 16 cm. xxi+400 pp. 11 plates and figures, gold blocked navy blue boards, no dustwrapper, in good condition. 20.00


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


19937. The Bibliographical Society of Ireland: The Irish Book Volume 1 Number 1 Spring 1959.

Dublin: The Dolmen Press 1959. 21.5 x 14 cm. 32 +viii pp. two loose inserts, light card covers, in very good condition. Articles include James Millington Synge Some Bibliographical notes, Oscar Wilde and Henry O'Neill, Bibliographical notes etc. 15.00


19938. The Bibliographical Society of Ireland: The Irish Book Volume 1 Number 4 Spring 1962.

Dublin: The Dolmen Press 1959. 21.5 x 14 cm. pp.85-104 one loose insert a contents index for vol.1, light card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, The first Irish edition of Maria Edgeworth's Parent's Assistant, Images of a Poet: W.B. Yeats, Provincial Printing Tanderagee, some Bibliographical notes etc. 10.00


20027. The British Museum: Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier A Loan Exhbition 23 September - 31 October 1965.

London: The Trustees of The British Museum 1965. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. xx+75 pp. (6) +128 plates, gilt blocked brown boards in a repaired glassine dustwrapper, in very good condition 15.00


19831. The Walters Art Gallery: The History of Bookbinding 525 - 1950 A.D. An Exhibition Held at The Baltimore Museum of Art November 12, 1957 to January 12, 1958.

Baltimore: The Trustees of The Walters Art Gallery, 1957. xi + 275 pp + 106 Plates. 29 x 22 cm. Inscription on ffep "for Gordon". This was the bibliophile and bibliographer Gordon Wheeler. Bibliography. Indices. Errata slip. Unpackaged weight 1,700g so postage may require extra charges. Pictorial boards. Spine faded, o/w In very good condition. 75.00


19390. Thomas, Alan G.: Great Books And Book Collectors.

London: Spring Books, 1988. 280 pp. 32 x 24.5 cm. 290 illustrations, of which 40 are colour plates. Bibiography. Index. 10.00


19658. University College Dublin: Aspects of Irish Life Exhibition of Documents to mark the occasion of International Archives Week 1979.

Dublin: U.C.D. Nov. 1979. v+119 pp. softcovers, in a black plastic ringbinder, minor wear otherwise in good condition 15.00


20080. Wagner, Henry R.: Irish Economics 1700-1783 A Bibliography with Notes. (Privately Printed)

New York: Augustus M. Kelly 1969. Reprints of Economic classics. First published in 1907. 23 x 13.5 cm. 94 pp. gold blocked burgundy boards, no dustwrapper, in very good condition.. 10.00


19325. Wall, Thomas: The Sign of Doctor Hay's Head Being some account of the hazards of Catholic Printers and publishers in Dublin from the later Penal times to the present day.

Dublin: M.H. Gill and Son, 1958. 156 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. 18 illustrations. Bibliographical note. Index. Gold-blocked green boards. In very good condition, in a slightly dusty dustwrapper. 10.00


19705. Ward, Robert E: Prince of Dublin Printers The Letters of George Faulkner.

Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky 1972. 22 x 14..5 cm. x+141pp. gold blocked green boards, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. 20.00


19695. Wheale, W. .H. James: Bookbindings and Rubbings of Bindings in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

London: Holland Press reprinted 1962 cl (iii) 329 pp. extensively illustrated, gold blocked tan boards, in very good condition, in a good dustwrapper. first published in 1898. 23.00


19812. Wheatley. Henry B.: How to Catalogue a Library.

London: Elliot Stock, 1889. xii + 268 pp. 18.5 x 11 cm. Partly uncut. Quarter leather. Spine profesionally relaid, with new gold-on-black spine label. Some wear. A little spotting to rear board, otherwise in good condition. 12.00


20067. Wiener, Joel H.: A Descriptive Finding List of Unstamped British Periodicals 1830-1836.

London: The Bibliographical Society 1970. 25 x 17 cm. xiii+74 pp. gilt blocked black boards, in very good condition. Bibliographical Society Publicationfor the year 1968, issued 1970. 10.00


20042. Williams, Harold: Dean Swift's Library With a Facsimile of the Original Sale Catalogue and some account of two Manuscript Lists of his Books.

Cambridge University Pres1932. Edition limited to 350 copies.21.5 x 13 cm. viii+93 (16) pp. gold blocked red-brown boards, the dustwrapper is a little worn particularly at the upper spine extremity. The book is in good condition but the dw is fair only. This was a small print run and is apparently scarce. 50.00


19818. Wilson, Carroll A.: Thirteen Author Collections of the Nineteenth Century and Five Centuries of Familiar Quotations Vol. II..

New York: Privately printed for Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. Edited by Jean C.S. Wilson and David A Randall. This is the second volume of this two-volume set. Pp.453-889. 24 x 16.5 cm. Gold-blocked dark blue boards. In very good condition. 20.00


19752. Winship, George Parker: Printing in the Fifteenth Century.

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1940. 21.5 x 15 cm. xi+158 pp. 10 illustrations, bearing an inscription on the ffep by A.S.W.Rosenbach, a famous book collector. Gilt blocked tan boards, the dustwrapper has some edge damage to its front cover, otherwise good.This is one of the volumes in the Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography. There is inserted a confirmatory receipt that the inscription is by Rosenbach. 40.00

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