Cairnes Collection

The library of John Elliott Cairnes (1823-1875), political economist and professor of jurisprudence and political economy at Queen's College, Galway (1859-1870).

Strengths

The Cairnes Collection is a collection of c.140 items and is comprised of works on 19th century economy and society. It contains many items personally inscribed to him and family members by authors and colleagues, along with signed bindings by notable C19th century binders, e.g. Bone & Son, Westleys, Edmonds & Remnants and James Hayday.

Physical characteristics

c. 140 books on jurisprudence and political economy

Description or Catalogue

http://www.library.nuigalway.ie

Created

1652
1885

Collected

1840
1875

Coverage

1652
1885
Geographic Coverage
Languages
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed

Acquired by the Library post 1875

Added by NUI Galway | Last updated on: 08 February 2018