Item #012503 Michael Collins' Own Story Told to Hayden Talbot. Michael Collins, Hayden Talbot.
Michael Collins' Own Story Told to Hayden Talbot

Michael Collins' Own Story Told to Hayden Talbot

Dublin: Eamom De Burca / Edmund Burke, 2012. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Fine / Slipcase. Item #012503
ISBN: 9780946130306

Tall 8vo.203pp. Beautiful Special Limited Edition of this biography of the inspirational, not to mention controversial, Irish resistance leader; a work originally published in 1923. #39 of 60 signed and numbered copies published. There was also 15 lettered copies in addition to the general trade edition. Bound in full red morocco with titles in gilt on spine and the signature and portrait of Collins stamped in gilt on front board. Frontis portrait of Collins. Silk bookmark. Preface by publisher Eamom de Burca with his signature on the limitation page. Square, tight and clean throughout with no discernible wear. Fine publisher's red cloth slipcase. From the library of noted New Jersey Irish-Ameican author, collector and professor of Irish history and literature, Tom Fox, with his unobtrusive blind-stamp on the title page. Fox was called by Nicholas Basbanes, ",,, a kindred spirit...assembler of an uncommonly distinctive collection of Irish history and literature". A simply gorgeous collectable copy of a quite scarce item with no other copies currently available in the marketplace.

Price: $250.00