RCSI and sale of early printed books

“Madam, ā€“ Dr Charles Benson and his co-signatories suggest (May 12th) that the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) is doing a ‘great disservice to the city of Dublin’ by disposing of its early printed book collection, thereby diminishing its importance as a centre for historical research and wishes we had taken the national interest into consideration. Far from diminishing Dublin as a centre for historical research, this strategic initiative by RCSI will enhance it …” (more)

[Kate Kelly, Irish Times, 16 May]


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