The Old Library, Trinity College Dublin, 1712–2012


W.E. Vaughan, editor

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-377-0
January 2012. 480pp; over 250 colour and b&w ills.

The Old Library: ut erat – ut est – ut esset
Peter Fox

The text and decoration of the Book of Kells: fos 179v–18or
Bernard Meehan

A fresh look at the pigments used on the Book of Kells
Susie Bioletti

TCD MS 1282 (The Annals of Ulster): a scholar’s book and exemplar
Daniel Mc Carthy

Some manuscript versions of the Brut Chronicle in Trinity College Library
John Scattergood

Medieval and early modern Irish manuscripts in the Manuscripts and Archives Research Library
Caoimhe Ní Ghormáin

The Fagel Missal
Kathryn M. Rudy

The 1641 Depositions
Micheál Ó Siochrú

John Ogilby’s 1676 map of London (Fag. Portfolio XV, no.16)
John Montague

The egregious Matthew Tindal
Stephan Lalor

Book-borrowing in Trinity College in the early eighteenth century
Elizabethanne Boran

Trinity College Dublin in 1712
Ellen O’Flaherty

The one that got away, or almost: the Molyneux family library and Trinity College Dublin
Patrick Kelly

The Incorporated Society
Kenneth Milne

Claudius Gilbert and his books
Robert Armstrong

Swift’s books in Trinity College Library
Dirk Passmann

Fagel’s maps: the eighteenth-century world
J.R. Bartlett

A drawing in the Fagel Collection
Edward McParland

Details from Plates XVI and XXIII, Francesco Piranesi, Sciographia quatuor templorum veterum … (2 parts, Rome, 1780–90)
Livia Hurley

Some Irish stereotypes in the ‘Golden Age’ of caricature
Nicholas K. Robinson

The Napoleonic Wars in caricature, 1799–1815
Joseph Clarke

Purgation and propaganda: Thomas Peall on the common diseases of the horse
P.J. Hartigan

Cultivating childhood: the Pollard Collection of children’s books
Lydia Ferguson

Daniel O’Connell’s top hat
Jacqueline Hill

Hemphill’s stereoscopic illustrations
Andrew Megaw

The 1872 printed catalogue oonline
John G. Byrne

Punch, or the London Charivari
Úna Faulkner

The Southern Cross, 1875–1901: an Irish–Argentine voice
Helen Kelly

The Davitt Papers
Carla King

‘Brother Bookbinder’ and the ‘book beautiful’: arts and crafts books in the library
Nicola Gordon Bowe

The Kelmscott Chaucer in Trinity College
Helen Beaney

The Cuala Press Archive, 1902–86
Karen E. Brown

The music in the library
Eimear Saunders

The sporting archive
Michael Halliday

James Stephens: a life in letters
Felicity O’Mahony

Propaganda, trauma and remembrance: Trinity College Library’s collection of First World War memoirs
Heather Jones

The Harry Clarke Studios
Fiana Griffin

Frank Stephens’ lantern slide collection
Clodagh Neligan

Picture Post
William Francis Cooper

Waiting for an archivist: the Samuel Beckett Collection
Jane Maxwell

Tom Murphy: playwright adventurer
Nicholas Grene

‘Would you look at that!’: a chronological list of library exhibitions
Shane Mawe

Working in the Conservation Laboratory
Raymond Jordan

An undergraduate visits the ‘Observatory’
Kenneth Milne

Experiences of a chemist
William J. Davis

A place apart
Susan Parkes

Expeditions to the Department of Early Printed Books
Charles Hepworth Holland

The Trinity Secondhand Booksale
Ann Budd

The foundation of the Conservation Laboratory
W.E. Vaughan

‘Must do better’: enhancing the collections of early printed books and special collections
Charles Benson