Bibliography and Resources


  • Alex Alsemgeest, ‘De Fagelcollectie’, in: De Boekenwereld 36, no. 1 (2020), 56-61.
  • R. Bartlett, ‘Fagel’s maps: the eighteenth-century world’, in W.E. Vaughan (ed.), The Old Library Trinity College Dublin 1712-2012 (Dublin, 2013), 133-148.
  • Bibliotheca Fageliana: a catalogue of the valuable and extensive library of the Greffier Fagel, of The Hague [Christie’s auction catalogue] (London, 1802).  link
  • Ernst Braches, ‘The first years of the Fagel Collection in Trinity College, Dublin’, in Susan Roach (ed.), Across the narrow seas: studies in the history and bibliography of Britain and the Low Countries (London, 1991), 189–196.
  • Ernst Braches,  ‘Rapport Fagel-Bibliotheek’ (1962).  link
  • Leendert Brummel, ‘The Fagel Library in Trinity College, Dublin’, in Miscellanea libraria (The Hague, 1957).
  • Peter Fox, Trinity College Library Dublin: a history [especially chap. 8, ‘Fagel: 1798-1809’] (Cambridge, 2014).
  • Joaquín Gil Sanjuán & María Isabel Pérez de Colosía Rodríguez, Imágenes del poder: mapas y paisajes urbanos del Reino de Granada en el Trinity College de Dublín (Malaga, 1997).
  • Elizabeth den Hartog and Carla Teune, ‘Gaspar Fagel (1633-88): his garden and plant collection at Leeuwenhorst’, The Garden History Society 30 no. 2 (2002), 191-205.
  • Heringa, François Fagel: portret van een honnête homme (The Hague, 1982).
  • Siegfried Huigen, Knowledge and colonialism: eighteenth-century travellers in South Africa (Leiden, 2009).
  • Timothy R. Jackson (ed.), Frozen in Time: the Fagel Collection in the Library of Trinity College Dublin (Dublin, 2016).
  • M. Japikse (ed.), Fagel, een Nederlands Regentengeslacht, 1585-1929 (The Hague, 1962).
  • M. Japikse, Het archief van de familie Fagel, (The Hague, 1964).
  • Vincent Kinane, ‘The Fagel Collection’, in Peter Fox (ed.), The treasures of the Library, Trinity College Dublin (Dublin, 1986), 158–169.
  • S. van Leeuwen, ‘Un groupe remarquable de reliures amstellodamoises…’, in G. Colin, ed., De libris compactis miscellanea (Brussels, 1984), 321-374.
  • B. McDowell, ‘The acquisition of the Fagel library’, Friends of the Library of TCD Annual Bulletin 2 (1947), 5-6.
  • Edward McParland, ‘A drawing in the Fagel Collection’, in W.E. Vaughan (ed.), The Old Library Trinity College Dublin 1712-2012 (Dublin, 2013), 149-150.
  • John Montague, ‘John Ogilby’s 1676 map of London (Fag. Portfolio XV, no. 16)’, in W.E. Vaughan (ed.), The Old Library Trinity College Dublin 1712-2012 (Dublin, 2013), 72-76.
  • Matthijs van Otegem, ‘De Fagel-Collectie in Dublin’, Kunsttijdschrift Vlaanderen 334 (2011).
  • Luc Panhuysen, Een Nederlander in de wildernis: de ontdekkingsreizen van Robert Jacob Gordon (1743-1795) in Zuid-Afrika (Amsterdam, 2011).
  • Jean-Paul Pittion, ‘The Fagel Collection’, Hermathena 121 (1976), 108–116.
  • C. Rookmaaker, The zoological exploration of Southern Africa 1650-1790 (Rotterdam, 1989).
  • Kathryn M. Rudy, ‘The Fagel Missal’, in W.E. Vaughan (ed.), The Old Library Trinity College Dublin 1712-2012 (Dublin, 2013), 65-68.
  • José Santamaría, ‘Apéndice al catálogo de manuscritos españoles en la Biblioteca del Trinity College de Dublín (Fagel Collection)’, Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses 1, (November 1988), 171-180.
  • Marie Christine van der Sman, ‘A Dutch Collection in Dublin: the Fagel Library at Trinity College’, The Low Countries 11 (2003), 269–271. link
  • Theo Thomassen, Inventaris van het archief van de familie Fagel: Supplement, 1524-1795 (The Hague, 1990).
  • Theo Thomassen, Instrumenten van de macht. De Staten-Generaal en hun archieven 1576–1796 (The Hague, 2015).
  • A.M. Vernooij & E.A. Strasser, Inventaris van het archief van Casper Fagel, Raadpensionaris van Holland, 1672-1688 (The Hague, 1991).
Frozen in Time by Tim Jackson

Blog posts

For the latest posts see the blog post section on this website. You can read the posts written by former Curator of the Fagel Collection, Regina Whelan Richardson, on the Department of Early Printed Books blog, Tales of Mystery and Pagination.

Blog posts by Regina Whelan Richardson

Tulip Time in Fagel
Overwintering in Fagel
Fly into Fagel
On the Shelly Shores of Fagel
Spring into the Fagel Collection

Blog posts by Alex Alsemgeest

A brief history of Dutch research in the Fagel collection
Fagel Fine Bindings (1): Natural History
Fagel Fine Bindings (2): Political Power
Fagel Fine Bindings (3): Dedications
Sole Survivors in the Fagel Collection
The postal map of Jacob Quack
Fagel Fellowship: Results at a glance