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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 259

    YEATS, JACK B. (1871-1957). Life in the West of Ireland. Drawn and Painted by Jack B. Yeats. Dublin & London: Maunsel, 1912. 4° (238 x 178mm). Tipped-in colour frontispiece, 7 additional tipped-in colour plates, 16 tipped-in black-and-white reproductions from paintings and 32 black-and white line drawings (light spotting). Publisher's navy cloth gilt, printed red dustjacket bearing imprint 'Fred Hanna Dublin' (boards with light damp stippling, jacket chipped and lightly faded at spine). FIRST EDITION.

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    YEATS, JACK B. (1871-1957). Life in the West of Ireland. Drawn and Painted by Jack B. Yeats. Dublin & London: Maunsel, 1912. 4° (238 x 178mm). Tipped-in colour frontispiece, 7 additional tipped-in colour plates, 16 tipped-in black-and-white reproductions from paintings and 32 black-and white line drawings (light spotting). Publisher's navy cloth gilt, printed red dustjacket bearing imprint 'Fred Hanna Dublin' (boards with light damp stippling, jacket chipped and lightly faded at spine). FIRST EDITION.

    SYNGE, John Millington (1871-1909). The Aran Islands. Dublin: Maunsel/London: Elkin Mathews, 1907. 8° (221 x 145mm). Frontispiece and 11 full-page drawings by Jack B. Yeats (light spotting, rear endpapers damptstained). Publisher's blue cloth gilt (binding worn). FIRST EDITION. With four more illustrated and/or written by Jack B. Yeats. (6)


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