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Dublin City Bookfair.
Venue:-             Tara Towers Hotel
Date:-                   Easter Monday,24th March,
From:-           11am –5pm
Admission:-   €2.00.
Dear Booklover,
 Our next bookfair takes place as above. There will be over 30 dealers, many of whom have not exhibited for some years so should have plenty of new/old/rare stock for your delectation.
 Listed below is a small sample from various dealers of some exceptional items, many of which are being exhibited here for the first time.
 Schull Books have:- Harold Leask’s,3 Volume “Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings” 1955,signed by author. A scarce book on Irish Altar Plate by J. J. Buckley, George Clark’s “The Irish Soldier in Europe,1585-1815, Two volume set of “History of Quadrupeds” by Thomas Pennant, pub. 1793 and a reissue of Musgrave’s “Irish Rebellion”. First republication since 1800’s.
 Laracor Books offer  :- An essay upon the State Of Architecture and Antiquities previous to the landing of the Normans in Ireland, by Louisa Beaufort. 15 Litho plates
Report to the Master of the Rolls upon the Carte and Carew papers in the Bodleian and Lambeth Libraries, London 1864 and
Leabhar an Athar Eoghan by Agnes Farrelly, Dublin 1904
 Dublin Bookbrowsers  has a very scarce signed copy of Brendan Behan’s “Borstal Boy”
 Na Linte is offering a fine selection of Beckett as follows:-
 “All That Fall” Signed, limited edition(No 4 of 25) “First Love” Published as a single sheet and again signed by Beckett and “Enough”, again a single sheet signed by Beckett.
Lyonshill Books have a first edition of “Festival at Lughnasa” and “The Huguenots and Ireland” by Caldicott.
 Parking for patrons of the bookfair is free and the hotel has a bar and refreshments are available. Children with adult are welcome and venue is wheelchair friendly. We have an ad in the Irish Times in the Fine Art section on the Saturday preceding the bookfair , so keep an eye out for it.
 Bring along your old books for a free valuation.
 Wishing all a very a happy Easter and hoping to see all our old and young friends at the fair.
Eddie and Kay Murphy, Lyonshill Books,
Barbara and Jack O’Connell, Schull Books
James Vallely, Craobh Rua Books.

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