The Big Fellow: A Life of Michael Collins

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O'Connor, Frank

Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, London, 1937. Reprint, thick 8vo in green cloth (lacks d/w), portrait in frontispiece, pp298, **Collins was Staff Captain and ADC to Connolly in the GPO DURING the Easter Rising in 1916. Arrested after leading the first party out for surrender – jailed for 9 months.Then Director of Operations of the Irish Volunteers. Compatriot of De Valera. Commanded the execution squad ‘The 12 Apostles’. Led the signing of the Treaty with Lloyd George – killed in action 22/8/1922, some foxing else fair cond,

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