RISING COMMEMORATION: Cuimhneachán 1916-1966 Commemoration. A Record of Ireland’s commemoration of the 1916 Rising. With colour and mono plates.


Dublin: Printed by Dollard for the Department of External Affairs, 1966. Large post quarto. pp. 94. Full blue leatherette, title in gilt on upper cover. Inscribed presentation copy to Padraic Colum on the occasion of his visit to Library of Congress and the Embassy of Ireland in Washington, November 1969, signed by embassy staff. These specially bound copies for presentation were each signed by Éamon de Valera in 1966. Minor wear to spine ends. A very good copy.
“They shall be spoken of among the people, And generations shall remember them, And call them blessed”. With a message from the President Eamon de Valera and a foreword by the Taoiseach Sean Lemass.


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