Ourselves Alone! Inscribed by the Author (1959)
Author: Padraic Colum
Book ID: 64400
Ourselves Alone!: The Story of Arthur Griffith and the Origin of the Irish Free State. New York: Crown Publishers, 1959. First US Edition. Pp xvi, 400. Cloth boards, lacks dust jacket. Inner hinge cracked, gift inscription to front pastedown. Contents in fine bright condition.
Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author on front free endpaper.
Biography of the founder of Sinn Fein & the chief figure in the long & bitter fight for Irish independence. Published under the title ‘Arthur Griffith’ by Brown & Nolan (Dublin) in the same year it contains personal accounts of the author’s working relationship with Griffith from 1903 to 1914.