The Workers' Republic. A Selection from the Writings of James Connolly Edited by Desmond Ryan. With an introduction by William McMullen. Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles, 1951. First Edition. Pp, 264. Brown cloth boards, lettered in black, in publisher's pictorial dust jacket. A near fine copy.
The third and final volume of Connolly's writings in Irish, British and American journals covering subjects as varied as the 1913 Lock-Out, Labour conditions in the North, the Land question, Socialism & Religion, industrial unionism, Labour representation, political and economic policy. James Connolly was executed by a British firing squad in Kilmainham jail because of his leadership role in the Easter Rising of 1916.