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Lot 1291/0217

Estimate: €200-300

“The Big Fellow”

[Collins (Michael)] O’Connor (Frank)
The Big Fellow. Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution, Folio D. (Clonmore & Reynolds) n.d. [1936 – 37] Unrevised & Uncorrected Proof Copy. Not for Public Circulation 70 galley pages, stapled, printed card covers; also scarce commemorative brochure issued on the occasion of the official opening of ‘The Michael Collins Memorial Centre,’ on the 14th October 1990 by President Patrick J. Hillary. Rare with interesting information on Collins and his family; and the covers a Daily Sketch newspaper, issue for august 24, 1922, with the headlines ‘The Martyrdom of Michael Collins.’ (1)

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