Michael Collins and the Making of New Ireland
Dublin: Eamom De Burca / Edmund Burke, 2008. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Fine / Slipcase. Item #012797
Two Volumes. 4to., 292pp, 328pp. Beautiful Unread Third Edition, the first two being published in 1926. Part biography, part history of the Irish struggle for independence in the early 20th century. Bound in green cloth with titles in gilt on spine and the signature and portrait of Collins stamped in gilt on front board. Frontis portrait of Collins. Square, tight and clean throughout with no discernible wear save a small bump on the top front edge of volume II. Fine publisher's green 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 half-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 uncommon item, particularly on this side of the Atlantic.
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