Poems and Ballads by William Rooney
Gill, Dublin. Undated edition, circa 1920. Original green cloth, end papers browned otherwise near fine. Ownership inscription of Count Plunkett on front pastedown, father of Joseph Plunkett one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. Rooney founded the United Irishmen in 1890, a nice association copy, Plunkett after the execution of his son would become radicalized and was elected for Sinn Fein in 1917.