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Lot 178/7025

Estimate: €200-250

George Taylor.
A History of the Rise, Progress and Suppression of the Rebellion in the County of Wexford in the year 1798, new edition corrected, Dublin, Curry 1829, small 8vo quarter calf. Sean T. O Ceallaigh’s copy (1916 veteran, President of Ireland 1945-1959) with his bookplate.
Sean T. was a staff captain in the GPO during the Rising; later he served as a diplomatic representative for the First Dail in Paris, and as a senior member of various Fianna Fail governments, before succeeding Hyde as second President of Ireland. He was a noted book collector.

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