FitzGerald, Desmond

Thursday, 2 June 1932

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 42 No. 3

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All books other than novels that are bound.More Button

As to books bound in leather or in imitations of leather, I presume that is really a tariff on religious books such as prayer books and Missals?More Button

And there is no tariff on anything except fiction.More Button

Only fiction in English and religious books?More Button

Personally, to me a tax of this nature—the very conception of it—is a complete reversal of values: it suggests that the interested party in a book is the printer and the binder. There used to be the ...More Button

The Minister may have been misled somewhat when he was told that binding is done here very well and that it is not so much dearer than it is in any other place. When we talk of a book being bound, i...More Button


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