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Lot 43/7025

Estimate: €300-500

Newspapers and documents
A collection including
– The Eye-Opener. Vol. 1 nos. 1, 6, 7, Feb.-April 1916, cover of first issue worn with some loss. Edited by Joseph Edelstein (shot with Francis Sheehy Skeffington after the Rising). Scarce.
– Weekly Irish Times, Dublin, Saturday May 20 1916. Last Edition. Sinn Fein Rebellion in Ireland. Complete Illustrated Record. Continued from Last Week.
– Iris Oifigiuil (The Dublin Gazette). No. 1. January 31 1922.
– Iris an Phuist. Rialtas Sealadach na hEireann. Uimh. 1. 15 Marta 1922.
– An Saorstat. The Free State. Vol. 1 no. 5. Dublin, 25 March 1922.
– An t-Oglach. Official Organ of the [Free State] Army. Nos. 2 & 3 (War Series), July 4-5 1922.
– The Workers’ Republic. Official Organ of the Communist Party of Ireland. New Series, Vol. 1 nos. 24-25, 27, 36, March-June 1922.
– and a few other similar items.
Condition varies, as a collection, w.a.f.

Provenance: From the collection of J.J. Simington, general manager of the Irish Times during the period of the 1916 Rising.

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