19th and 20th Century Books - Valuable, Limited, Fine or Rare

Ulysses, A Facsimile of the First Edition Published in Paris in 1922 (x PR6019 ULYS)

Ulysses, A Facsimile of the First Edition Published in Paris in 1922 (x PR6019 ULYS)

Jane Austen: A Bibliography (xPR4037 KEYN)

Jane Austen: A Bibliography (xPR4037 KEYN)

An Examen of Witches (xBF1565 BOGU)

An Examen of Witches (xBF1565 BOGU)

Slang and its Analogies (xPE3721 FARM)

Slang and its Analogies (xPE3721 FARM)

Portraits of the Spruggins Family - Richard Sucklethumkin Spruggins, Esq. Portrait (x q PN6173 MORL)

Portraits of the Spruggins Family - Richard Sucklethumkin Spruggins, Esq. Portrait (x q PN6173 MORL)

General collection of valuable, limited, fine or rare material from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection relates to a disparate range of subject areas with items selected for their evidential and/or bibliographic value. Included can be found modern reproductions of some of the world’s most treasured manuscripts alongside first and limited editions of works by Irish and other authors with many autographed copies included throughout. Works of 19th and 20th century literature and history are particularly well represented as are selections from all the major private presses of the time, including the Cuala, Nonesuch, Shakespeare Head, Riccardi and Dun Emer Presses.

Strengths

The collection is notable for its extensive holdings of items published by the Cuala Press and for material of, and concerning, Victorian fiction, including that of GPR James, Mayne Reid and Fenimore Cooper.

Physical characteristics

Approx. 2330 items comprising folios, pamphlets, quartos and volumes.

Description or Catalogue

Details of the 19th and 20th Century Collection can be found on the QUB on-line catalogue (QCAT) within the Special Collections sub-division, prefix " x ".

The Library catalogue is available at: www.qub.ac.uk/lib
 

Created

1801
0

Collected

1845
9999

Coverage

1801
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Passive
Accrual Method
Purchase
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Irregular
Added by Queen's University Belfast | Last updated on: 21 May 2018