Eamon De Valera. A Biography. Signed Copy (1944)
Author: M.J. MacManus
Book ID: 66132
Eamon De Valera. A Biography. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1944. First Edition. Pp, 371. Frontispiece portrait by Sean O’Sullivan with 2 plates in the text. Quarter cloth, green boards, title lettered in gilt to spine. Light fading to spine, inscription to title page, otherwise a very good copy (without dust jacket).
Signed by Éamon de Valera on the front free endpaper.
M.J. MacManus was the Literary Editor of The Irish Press, a newspaper controlled by Éamon de Valera and his family. The work was reprinted several times, later edition included additional matter covering the General Election of May 1944, as well as extracts from Churchill’s victory broadcast to the world on Sunday, May 13th, 1945, with reference to Ireland and de Valera’s reply three days later from Radio Eireann.
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