The Wolfe Tone Annual 1939. The Story of Young Ireland and the Years Before 1848.
Dublin: Brian O'Higgins, 1939. Scarce First edition. Soft cover. The front cover is an indication of the contents. With stories of 1848, but primarily of John Mitchel. Covers age toned. Staples rusting, but binding holding firm. Also contains some fascinating local Dublin advertising of the time. 98  pp. 215 x 140 mm (8½ x 5½ inches).
Brian O'Higgins was an Irish poet, writer and lifelong Republican (1882-1963). The Wolfe Tone Annual ran for about 30 years from 1932-1962); its purpose to help raise funds for Wolfe Tone commemorations. O'Higgins was one of the founders of Sinn Féin, and used this publication to comment on recent history and current affairs. Censor authorities refused permission to publish the 1944 annual.
Book ID: 3866
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