James Carty

Life
1901-1959; b. Wexford; historian and Asst. Librarian, National Library of Ireland; issued Bibliography of Irish History, 1912-21 (1936; rep. 1940) and Bibliography of Irish History, 1912-21 1870-1912 (1941); classroom works incl. A Class Book of Irish History (1929-31), 4 bks., and Ireland: A Documentary Record (1949-51).

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Works
James Carty, MA, Asst. Librarian, National Library of Ireland, Bibliography of Irish History 1870-1911 (Dublin: Stationary Office for Dept. of Education 1936, rep. 1940), xviii, 319pp. [Chronology, ix-xviii]; Bibliography of Irish History 1912-1921 (Dublin: Stationary Office for Dept. of Education 1940), xxxviii, 177pp. [Index, 165pp.; this vol. on ‘Bible’ weight paper];

A Class Book of Irish History (London: Macmillan 1929-31), 4 bks.
Book. I: “From the Earliest Times to the Norman Invasion” (1929).
Book II: “From the Norman Invasion to the Flight of the Earls” (1930).*
Book III: “From the Flight of the Earls to the Act of Union (1800)” (1930)
Book IV: “From the Act of Union to the Present Day.” (1931).
*Listed as “Fiction” in the Catalogue of Trinity College Library (Dublin)
Ireland: A Documentary Record (Dublin: C. J. Fallon 1949-51; 2nd. edn. 1958; 4th edn. 1965), 3 vols.
Vol. I: From the flight of the earls to Grattan's Parliament, 1607-1782.
Vol. 2: From Grattan's Parliament to the Great Famine, 1783-1850.
Vol. 3: From the Great Famine to the Treaty, 1851-1921
Further classroom titles :
A Junior History of Ireland (London: Macmillan 1931, 1932), 2 pts.
European History (London: Macmillan 1937, 1940), 2 Pts. [Pt. 1, 288pp. ]

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References
Brian Cleeve & Anne Brady, A Dictionary of Irish Writers (Dublin: Lilliput 1985) gives bio-data: 1901-1959; b. Wexford; Asst. Librarian, NL; Bibliography of Irish History, 1912-21 (Dublin 1937) [recte 1936]; Bibliography of Irish History, 1870-1912 (1941); also histories, Ireland from the Flight of the Earls to Grattan; Ireland from the Grattan to Famine; and Ireland from the Famine to Treaty.

De Burca Books (Cat. 44; 1997) lists Ireland from Grattan’s Parliament to the Great Famine (Dublin: Fallon 1966); ed., Ireland from Grattan’s Parliament to the Great Famine (1783-1850), documentary record, profusely illustrated (Dublin: Fallon 1966), xxxi, 180pp.; ed., Ireland from the Flight of the Earls to Grattan’s Parliament (1607 1782), documentary record; maps and ills. (Dublin Fallon 1949), xv, 190pp. [both £20].

Belfast Public Library holds Bibliography of Irish History 1912-21 (1937); Bibliography of Irish History 1870-1819 (1941); [Documentary History]: ed., Ireland from the Flight of the Earls to Grattan’s Parliament (1944); ed., Ireland from Grattan’s Parliament to the Great Famine (1949; Fallon 1996); Ireland from the Great Famine to the Treaty (1951); also A Class Book of Irish History (1949).

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Notes
A Class Book of Irish History (1949) described as ‘propagandist fare’ in Bardon’s account of the history of his national school days. See Jonathan Bardon, ‘A Pound of Pepper and a Sparrowhawk’, reappraisal of his own History of Ulster, in Causeway 1 (Autumn 1993), pp.22-25; p.24.

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