Porter’s Guide to the Manufacturers and Shippers of Ireland (1909)
Book ID: 42294
Porter’s Guide to the Manufacturers and Shippers of Ireland. Containing the Names and Addresses of Persons Interested in the Make or Sale of Irish Manufactures or Products Throughout the Provinces of Ireland, and a comprehensive and up-to-date list of the leading importers of Irish produce in England, Scotland and Wales. Compiled by Frank Porter, Rathmullen, Co. Donegal. Belfast: Davidson & McCormack (1909). Pp 795. Rebound in plain buckram, gilt title to spine. Advertisement leaf (pages 21/22) supplied in facsimile. In very good condition throughout.
Frank Porter was from Rathmullen Co. Donegal and in his preface notes that the printing of this Guide began in Letterkenny but production delays meant it was transferred to the Belfast Printers. He notes, ‘that upward of 4000 orders have been obtained.’
Arranged in Provincial order it is an exhaustive directory of merchants, manufacturers, shippers, shopkeepers etc throughout the country before the first World War and the traumas of the 1920’s. Containing many pages of advertisements.