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Marsh’s Library: a mirror on the world
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Hardback
320pp; Ills. . 2009
ISBN:
978-1-84682-152-3
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Marsh’s Library: a mirror on the world

Law, learning and libraries, 1650–1750

Muriel McCarthy & Ann Simmons, editors

In 1707 an act of parliament established Marsh’s Library as ‘a publick library for ever’. This volume contains the papers presented at a conference to commemorate the 1707 act which took place in the library in October 2007. The topics covered were ‘Parliament and Legislation’, ‘Enlightenment and Counter-Enlightenment’ and ‘Collectors and Collections’.

Muriel McCarthy has been Keeper of the library since 1989. The second edition of her book on the library, Marsh’s Library: all graduates and gentlemen, was published by Four Courts Press in 2003. Ann Simmons has worked at Marsh’s Library for fifteen years and is Deputy Keeper of the library.



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