Dublin City Book Fair on Sunday 24th January at the Tara Towers Hotel, Merrion Road from 11am – 5pm.
We resume our Book Fairs this Sunday, usual venue and would like to welcome all our collectors and browsers. Our bookbinder, Phil Furlong, will be on hand to give advice and to exhibit some of his works. Bring along any old books or ephemera you would like preserved for another hundred years or so and Phil will advise at no cost. There will also be Free Valuations. Where would you get anything free nowadays?
Listed below are some items our dealers are bringing to the Fair along with many thousands of other books, Antiquarian, Rare, Firsts, Periodicals, Bargains, Ephemera and Prints.
James Howell Rare Books, Dublin will have the following books for sale:
Corballis, Caroline, Hunting in County Kilkenny, 1999, Signed by the Author. Extracts from the Minutes and Advices of the Yearly Meeting of Friends Held in London, From its First Institution. Second Edition, London , 1802. Cavendishe, William, A New Method and Extraordinary Invention to Dress Horses and Work Them according to Nature. First Edition, Small Folio, London, Printed by Tho. Milbourn, in the year 1667. Full Antique Leather, Blind Stamped designs, Edge Dentelle, Gilt Titles. A lovely copy. The first published work on the art of dressage. A Collection of Signed First Editions by various authors including Ian Rankin, Roddy Doyle, John Boyne, Emma Donoghue including “Room” Pauline Bewick, Ian McEwan, Colm Toibin, Colm McCann, Aidan Higgins. We will also have a large selection of scarce and out of print books for sale.
Dublin Bookbrowsers are offering:
Carr’s Stranger in Ireland (1806); Edmund Borlase. The Reduction of Ireland to the Crown of England with the Governors Since the Conquest By King Henry II. Anno MCLXXII. With Some Passages in Their Government a Brief Account of the Rebellion Anno Dom MDCXLI (1675); Somerville’s ABC of Fox Hunting (1903);Waterford Estate Papers from the 19th & early 20th century. Plus the regular range of assorted books of Irish & general interest.
Broadford Books will have:
A selection of new arrivals including first editions of Oscar Wilde, Siegfried Sassoon and Robert Gibbings, Fine bindings and antiquarian. Also on offer will be one of the most extensive photographic archives of the Northern Ireland troubles in private hands.
Allod Books have for sale: George Boole – mathematical papers; First edition triple-decker novels in original boards, including one by John Keats’ brother-in-law; Collectors’ edition (250 copies) bibliography of Patrick O’Brian; Litton Falkiner – Illustrations of Irish History; John Clare – first editions and others; a collection (over 20 books) of dictionaries of proverbs and sayings.
Gerard Carroll of Kerry Books, Author and Historian will be in attendance and will be selling and signing copies of his books listed below.
Mr Justice Robert Day (1746-1841): the Diaries ..(published 2005) The Pocket History of Kerry (2007) The History of Tralee, Its Charter and Governance (2009) The Earls of Desmond, the Rise and Fall of a Munster Lordship (2013)
Finally, we will have an author that we know only as Rose, who will be launching her first book and signing copies on Sunday at the Fair. Who knows? It could be a bestseller!
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For more info. call Eddie Murphy
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Jim Vallely, Email:-firstname.lastname@example.org