Brought to Book: Print in Ireland, 1680-1784


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This book considers what was written, printed, published, owned and sometimes read in Ireland between 1680 and 1784. It seeks to evaluate the ephemeral and what has subsequently vanished in order to challenge some common assumptions about the nature and impact of print during the period. It is based on the surviving texts and the letters and comments of contemporaries. Peopled with authors, publishers, and readers, it offers a novel approach to the history of the book in Ireland. Also, it places print in the mental and ...

Brought to Book: Print in Ireland, 1680-1784 2017, Four Courts Press

ISBN-13: 9781846826290