J. R. R. Adams
fl.1946-1993; Belfast bookman and author of authoritative study of Ulster
book-culture incl. notably The Printed Word and the Common Man: Popular
Culture in Ulster, 1700-1900 (Belfast: IIS/QUB 1987); joint series
editor of Pretani Press.
Northern Ireland Newspapers: Checklist with Locations (Belfast Library
Association/PRONI 1972); Northern Ireland Newspapers: Checklist of
Locations - First Draft, January 1 (Belfast Library Association/PRONI
1978); The Quota Press: A Preliminary Checklist, in Linen
Hall Review, 3, 1 (1986), pp.16-17; The Printed Word and the Common
Man: Popular Culture in Ulster, 1700-1900 (Belfast: IIS/QUB 1987),
218pp.; [1 port.]; A Preliminary Checklist of Works Containing Ulster
Dialect, 17000-1900, in Linen Hall Review, 6, 3 (Winter
1989), pp.10-12; Merchants in Plenty: Joseph Smyth's Belfast Directories
of 1807 and 1808 (Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation 1991); A
Rural Bard: His Printers and his Public: Robert Huddleston of Moneyrea,
in Linen Hall Review, 9, 3/4 (Winter 1992), pp.9-11.
John Gray & Wesley McCann, eds., An Uncommon Bookman: Essays in
Memory of J. R. R. Adams (Belfast: Linen Hall 1996), 214pp.