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Author WHITE, Lawrence William. & QUINN, James.
Title 1916 - Portraits and Lives
Stock Code 1844
Dates 1915
Published Dublin: Royal Irish Academy
Description Original black and white illustrated boards, covered in a cream and black illustrated dust wrapper. 1st edition. 23.5 cm x 19 cm
Note 42 biographies of men and women who played important roles in Ireland’’s Easter Rising of 1916. The biographies are from the Irish Dictionary of Irish Biography. The profiles describe 31 men and women who were Republican revolutionaries, 3 nationalist leaders who opposed the Easter Rising, as well as 6 men who were part of the regime opposed by the Easter Rising. There are also profiles of two historians of the Rising who were eyewitnesses. An introduction offers an overview of 20th-century Irish political history, while an afterword looks at the post-Rising lives of some of those profiled. The book is illustrated with full-page, b&w scraperboard engravings, some in two-page spreads. All 42 of the illustrations are by artist David Rooney;
Bibliography xvi, 1-367 pp
Condition Both book and wrapper are in immaculate copy. A lovely example
Price £35.00

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