Excerpt from A Catalogue of the Bradshaw Collection of Irish Books in the University Library Cambridge, Vol 1 Books Printed in Dublin by Known Printers, 1602 1882The books here catalogued fall into three groups 1 a collection of Irish books inherited by Henry Bradshaw from his father, nearly doubled in value, as he himself says, by his own exertions, and presented to the University Library in 1870 2 a second collection made by him between 1870 and 1886, the year of his death, which was given to the Library by his family 3 books added by purchase or gift since his death, or brought in from other parts of the Library.In his presidential address to the Library Association in 1882 Bradshaw said, One of the most admirable features of the Bodleian Library, to my mind, is the way in which the private library of a specialist like Gough or Malone has become, when bequeathed to Oxford, the germ of a still precious collection, in which the University has constituted itself the man s heir and continued his collection About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. New Read [ A Catalogue of the Bradshaw Collection of Irish Books in the University Library Cambridge, Vol. 1: Books Printed in Dublin by Known Printers, 1602-1882 (Classic Reprint) ] Author [ Unknown ] – heartforum.co.uk
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