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DUBLIN CITY BOOKFAIR 9 APRIL 2012

DUBLIN CITY BOOKFAIR
            
Easter Monday April 9th
Tara Towers Hotel
Merrion Road
Open 11am-5pm.
Admission €2.00.
            
Dear Booklover,
 Our Easter Bank Holiday Bookfair takes place as above with approx thirty dealers exhibiting from all over Ireland. Several of the dealers only exhibit at this Fair so expect some surprises in their stock. We have an array of very exceptional items this time including a visitors book from a former embassy, Isaac Welds book on Roscommon(doesn’t turn up very often) as well as the rare Edmund Borlase item from 1675. Not to be missed is John McGahern’s “The Barracks” Details are listed below.
 There will of course be several thousand other books offered by dealers, each of whom have their own specialities. Free valuations are offered and the venue is disability friendly. Refreshments are available in the bar and restaurant and parking is free to patrons of the fair. Please collect your permit from anyone at the admissions
desk.

LARACOR BOOKS will be offering the following books for sale:

• Statistical Survey of the County of Roscommon, by Isaac Weld, R.D.S. Dublin 1832
• The Life and Letters of the Great Earl of Cork, Dorothea Townshend, London 1904
• Burke’s Landed Gentry of Ireland, London 1904

Dave Downes of Dublin Bookbrowsers has:-
Edmund Borlase’s 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);a collection of rare Ulster Unionist posters circa 1920’s-50’s; Art books relating to Jack B. Yeats, Markey Robinson, Louis Le Brocquy & other Irish artists & Charles Dalton. With the Dublin Brigade 1916-21.

Schull Books  of Cork, will have the Capuchin Annuals for the 25th and 50th Anniversaries of the Rising, 1942 and 1966, plus  a copy of the Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook.
They will  also have a collection of material, including some typescripts, relating to the Irish Defence Forces in the Congo and on other UN duties.

The Dublin City Bookfair takes place on Easter Monday 9 April in the Tara Towers Hotel, Merrion Road. We hope to see you there


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