DUBLIN CITY BOOK FAIR EASTER MONDAY 2011

by jdurney on April 19, 2011

DUBLIN CITY BOOK FAIR

EASTER MONDAY

APRIL 25th  11AM-5PM

TARA TOWERS HOTEL.

 

Dear Booklover,

  Our Easter Monday Bookfair takes place as above. With over  thirty dealers exhibiting this could prove to be the biggest book event of the year. As well as First editions, ancient and modern, there will be an extraordinary range of items on offer by dealers.

Schull Books of Cork  Will have;

  • a copy of the 2nd edition of the Sinn Fein Rebellion handbook in its original wrappers.
  • A two volume set of the memoir of Thomas Emmet and Robert Emmet. Mint in a slipcase.
  • Tudors Toughs a history of the Auxiliary Division, Royal Irish Constabularly.
  • And for something completely different, a signed ,numbered copy of the Collected Short Stories of Jeffrey Archer, mint in Slipcase.(for secret admirers)

Laracor Books of Co. Meath will be offering the following items for sale:

  • Memoirs of my Family   history of the Morris families of Tipperary, Galway and Mayo, E. Naomi Chapman, Private printing, Frome 1928
  • Capuchin Annual, 1966 – 1971, run of 6 issues, all with 1916 1921 commemorative  sections
  • Journals of the Association for Preserving Memorials of the Dead, Ireland, 20 issues
  • Tours in Ireland, published by Irish Railways, 1903, includes timetables and fares.

Dave Downes of Dublin Bookbrowsers has

  • “Life in the West of Ireland” illustrated by Jack Yeats,
  • Books on the Shackelton family of Ballitore, Co Kildare and lots of local history items.

Hope this will give you a flavour of what is on offer as there will be many thousands of similar items being exhibited and offered for sale. And don’t forget dealers can be very flexible with prices at the moment!

Tara Towers can be accessed by buses, 4,7 and 45 and is served by the Dart at Booterstown. Parking for patrons of the Bookfair is free (don’t forget  to get your permit at the admissions desk) and there are bar and restaurant facilities in the Hotel. Bring along your old and treasured books as many of the dealers give Free  Valuations. It may be the time to dig out an old rarity or two and perhaps get something for it.
 
Admission is €2.00, with No Levy and No surcharge! Children welcome with adult.

Venue is disability friendly.

For more info please contact: Eddie Murphy at
Mobile: 087 2567908 or
Email:lyonshillbooks@eircom.net
Website: dublincitybookfair.com

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