Book collecting in Ireland and Britain, 1650–1850


Elizabethanne Boran, editor

Hardback €45.00
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ISBN: 978-1-84682-737-2
November 2018. 272pp; colour ills

Readers or collectors? Manuscripts and books in the lives of Irish scholars in late seventeenth-century Connacht
Bernadette Cunningham  

A tale of two seventeenth-century libraries: the books and world views of a Limerick patrician family and a Cork landowner
Marc Caball 

The Otway-Maurice collection: ecclesiastical collecting in late seventeenth to mid-eighteenth-century Ireland
Barbara McCormack

Dr Edward Worth: a connoisseur book collector in early eighteenth-century Dublin
Elizabethanne Boran

James Hardiman: book collector
Marie Boran  

Collection by donation: the benefactors’ registers of Oxford college libraries in the seventeenth century
William Poole 

Motives for book collecting in late seventeenth-century England
David Pearson 

‘Calculated for instruction and entertainment’: lending libraries in Georgian Leeds
Rebecca Bowd

‘The finest theological library in the world’: the rise and fall of the Bibliotheca Sussexiana
Gabriel Moshenska

A family of readers in eighteenth-century Scotland: the Areskines of Alva and their books
Karen Baston 

The country house library in Scotland
Mark Purcell

The library as a weapon of state: the pamphlet collection of Gaspar Fagel in Trinity College, Dublin
Andrew Pettegree & Arthur der Weduwen