The Irish Republic. Chronicle of the Anglo-Irish Conflict (1951)
Book ID: 65542
The Irish Republic. A Documented Chronicle of the Anglo-Irish Conflict and the Partitioning of Ireland, with a Detailed Account of the Period 1916-1923. With a Preface by Eamon De Valera. Dublin: Irish Press, 1951. New Edition (fourth printing). Pp, 1045. Blue cloth, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s grey dust jacket printed in blue, with some small tears. A very good copy.
One of the definitive historical accounts of modern Irish history, first published in 1937. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of De Valera & folded maps at rear.
Dorothy Macardle was a member of the wealthy brewing family who mostly remembered now for this mammoth account of the War of Independence. She also produced a handful of novels.