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James Duffy (1809 - 1871):
Publisher


James Duffy was born in Monaghan and was educated at a hedge school. Before starting his own bookselling business in 1830, he worked as a bookseller's assistant in Dublin. He sold the popular twopenny edition of Boney's Oraculum or Napoleon's Book of Fate and then launched his Popular Sixpenny Library. He published the work of such writers as Mangan and Carleton and the writings of the Young Irelanders

Born: 1809
Died: 1871
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