Lyrical Poems. Limited Edition. Inscribed Copy (1913)

Author: Thomas MacDonagh

Book ID: 66844

Price: 2,950.00

Lyrical Poems. Dublin: The Irish Review, 1913. First Edition, Limited Issue. Pp, 86, uncut. Small Folio. Pale blue cloth, titled lettered in gilt to upper cover & spine. Light soiling to cloth and wear to head & tail of spine, internally very good. Housed in collector’s solander box.

One of 500 copies printed. Inscribed by the Author in the year of publication –

“With the Author’s Affectionate regards, 6.XII31913, Thomas MacDonagh.”

Thomas Macdonough was an accomplished writer of poetry and plays, born in Cloughjordan 1878. He taught in Kilkenny before moving to St. Enda’s (founded by Patrick Pearse) in Dublin. His first three books were self-published. In 1913 Macdonough joined the Irish Volunteers. He helped to organize the Howth Gun-Running, was Chief Marshal at the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa, joined the I.R.B. & became a signatory of the Proclamation of 1916. He commanded at Jacob’s Factory during The Rising, and was shot on 3rd May, 1916.

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