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ONCE OFF, LIMITED OFFER — DISCOUNT ON 11 COPIES OF CALENDAR OF THE ROSSE PAPERS - 17/07/2014
IMC have a once-off offer on 11 copies of Calendar of the Rosse Papers edited by A. P. W. Malcomson. The books are in perfect condition, but they were printed without the title details blocked on the spine (see image on right). As a result, IMC is selling these 11 books at cost price for €30 rather than the usual retail price of €75 — a massive 60% discount. The Rosse papers are one of the most important collections of manuscripts in private ownership in Ireland. This calendar contains short descriptions of documents in the collection and will be of interest to anyone working on the history of 17th & 18th century Ireland, science in the 19th century, the British navy in the 18th century, and the evolving story of the surviving families of the Irish landed elite in the 19th & 20th centuries. To avail of this offer, please email our website here with the subject header ‘Rosse Papers Limited Offer’ or call us on 353 1 676 1610. **Terms and Conditions apply** Orders will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis. The offer is limited to the 11 copies of Calendar of the Rosse Papers as described above. Price excludes postage and packaging which is as follows: €8.25 for the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland, €16.50 for UK and Europe and €19.00 for the Rest of the World. Payment is required before order is processed.

 
 

Launch of the Proclamations of Ireland - 22/05/2014
Last night Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman launched the five-volume edition of the Proclamations of Ireland, 1660-1820 in the wonderful setting of the Rotunda at the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street. Mr Justice Hardiman praised the editors, James Kelly and Marian Lyons, for their monumental work in assembling this edition, adding that people would be indebted to them for a long time to come, especially in relation to those proclamations which had previously been thought lost. In a considered speech, Judge Hardiman compared proclamations with modern acts of parliament and said while they don't tell the whole story they provide an idea of contemporary issues throughout the reigns covered in the five volumes. Professor Kelly told the gathering how this edition, which presented over 2,500 proclamations, had something in it for everyone, from insurgencies and the right to carry arms, to quarantine, abductions and murders. He also paid tribute to the work of the Irish Manuscripts Commission in undertaking the publication of important multi-volume works. Thanking Judge Hardiman, Professor Lyons went on to thank the large network of librarians, archivists and researchers who helped to bring this edition together and to check it, in particular the work of Dr John Bergin and Dr James McGuire. Among the guests at the reception last night were John Larkin, QC, Attorney General of Northern Ireland, Ronan Keane, former Chief Justice and Dr Philip Nolan, President of NUI Maynooth. Pictured right between Judge Hardiman and John Larkin, QC, are the editors James Kelly and Marian Lyons and Dr James McGuire (top), Chairman of the Irish Manuscripts Commission. The volumes in this edition are available to purchase separately (€60 each) or together as a set for a reduced price (€250).

 
 

Coming shortly... - 13/01/2014
Final checks prior to printing are taking place for one of IMC's major publications in 2014 - The Proclamations of Ireland, 1660-1820. This five-volume edition, edited by James Kelly with Mary Ann Lyons, covers some 2,500 proclamations issued during the reigns of Charles II, James II, William and Mary, Anne, George I, George II and George III. All five volumes will be published shortly so watch our Twitter feed and Facebook page for updates and see our online catalogue for more details on individual volumes.

 
 
 
 
 
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