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About the project

We are planning to add copy-specific digitisations to the records in Marsh's, as well as online exhibitions of our material. This is very much work-in-progress and you shouldn't expect everything to function perfectly.

Mapping the Treasures of Two 18th-Century Irish Libraries

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This exhibit sets the stage for the 'Mapping the Treasures' North-South Co-operation project, funded by the Department of Culture, Heritage...

Exquisite & Rare

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This exhibition showcases the exquisite workmanship of eighteenth-century Dublin bookbinders. The books on display are a small selection of those collected...

Sole Survivors

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This is an exhibition of exceptionally rare books. They exist in only one copy in the world: ours. Visitors to Marsh’s...

Hunting Stolen Books

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This is the online version of an exhibition mounted in Marsh's Library.   1,185.   That is how many books went missing from the...

Stoker

‘Bram Stoker and the Haunting of Marsh's Library’ is an online version of an exhibition at Marsh’s Library, Dublin. It describes...

Manuscript Fragments

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In early modern bindings, a variety of fragments of print and manuscript items on both vellum and paper are to...

SEFER: Jewish and Hebrew Books at Marsh’s

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The founder of Marsh’s Library, Archbishop Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713), was a clergyman and scholar. Before coming to Dublin, Marsh studied...

China

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The great civilisation of China has fascinated Europeans ever since the first trade encounters took place in the Middle Ages....

The Unicorn & The Fencing Mouse

‘The Unicorn and the Fencing Mouse’ is an exhibition of 33 books selected from the thousands in our collections in...