Mary Pollard

Life
Mary Pollard [Paul]; TCD librarian and Keeper of Rare Books (Old Library, TCD); associated with Narcissus Marsh Library, where she enjoys residential rights also; issued authoritative A Dictionary of Members of the Dublin Book Trade 1550-1800: Based on the records of the Guild of St Luke the Evangelist, Dublin (2000).

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Works
A Collection of Prospectuses, Advertisements and Other Ephemera issued by the Dolmen Press bewteen 1957 and 1977 (Dublin: Dolmen Press 1977) [44 in envelope]; with Sean Stuart Fraser O'Seanoir, 'A Great Deal of Good Verse': Commencement Entertainments in the 1680s [TCD], in Hermathena, Nos. 130 & 131 (1981) pp.7-36; with C. B. L. Barr, ‘Bibliographical Note : The Historia Plantarum of John Ray’ , in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, Vol. 3, No. 4 (Cambridge Bibl. Soc. 1962), 335-38pp.; Books for Children’s Pleasure, 1700-1840-1900: Catalogue of an Exhibition in Marsh's Library [July-December 1981] (1981); [essay on bookbinding,] in Decantations: A Tribute to Maurice Craig, ed., Agnes Bernelle (1992); A Dictionary of Members of the Dublin Book Trade 1550-1800: Based on the records of the Guild of St Luke the Evangelist, Dublin (London: Bibliographical Society 2000), xlviii, 675pp., maps; with by R. W. Connon, ‘Discussion on the Authorship of “Hume's” Abstract’, in Philosophical Quarterly, 27 (Jan. 1977), pp.60-66; Dublin’s trade in Books 1550-1800 [Lyell lectures, 1986-87] (Oxford: Clarendon 1989), [184]pp., ills; [assoc. with] Livres de France:: exposition de 1500 livres français présentée par le Comité permanent des expositions du livre et des arts graphiques, Paris, et le service culturel de 'Ambassade de France en Irlande, 1972-73, Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Galway (Dublin: Dolmen Press/Cultural Service of the French Embassy 1972), 83 [1]pp.; foreword to James Wilbur Phillips, Printing and Bookselling in Dublin, 1670-1800: A Bibliographical Equiry (Dublin: Irish Academic Press c1998), xviii, 337pp., ills., facs. & tables.; ‘White paper-making in Ireland in the 1690s’, in Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, vol. 77, C, No. 6 (1977). Assisted Ian MacPhail with John Millington Synge 1871-1909: A Catalogue of an Exhibition held at Trinity College Library, Dublin, on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of his Death (1959). [Listed in COPAC.].

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