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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). In the Seven Woods: being Poems Chiefly of the Irish Heroic Age. Dundrum: The Dun Emer Press, 1903. 4° (205 x 140mm). Printed in black and red, preliminaries unopened (spotting, notably to quire 'e', endpapers browned). Publisher's linen, printed label on upper cover (linen browned and water-damaged). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 325 UNNUMBERED COPIES (no notice of limitation). Wade 49: "This is the first book of mine that it is a pleasure to look at." (Yeats)

    Price Realised  

    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). In the Seven Woods: being Poems Chiefly of the Irish Heroic Age. Dundrum: The Dun Emer Press, 1903. 4° (205 x 140mm). Printed in black and red, preliminaries unopened (spotting, notably to quire 'e', endpapers browned). Publisher's linen, printed label on upper cover (linen browned and water-damaged). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 325 UNNUMBERED COPIES (no notice of limitation). Wade 49: "This is the first book of mine that it is a pleasure to look at." (Yeats)

    YEATS, William Butler. Stories of Red Hanrahan. Dundrum: The Dun Emer Press, 1914. 4° (205 x 140mm). Woodcut vignette by Robert Gregory, preliminaries unopened (endpapers browned). Publisher's linen-backed boards, paper label on spine and upper cover (light browning, spine label chipped). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 500 UNNUMBERED COPIES. Wade 59. (2)


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