The Cairnes Collection is a collection of c.140 items and is comprised of works on 19th century economy and society.
The library of John Elliott Cairnes (1823-1875), political economist and professor of jurisprudence and political economy at Queen's College, Galway (1859-1870).
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.
c. 140 books on jurisprudence and political economy
The James Hardiman Library has legal ownership of this collection. James Hardiman Library does not hold copyright for the complete collection.
Acquired by the Library post 1875