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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 249

    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). Early Poems and Stories. London: Macmillan, 1925. 8° (189 x 128mm). Pictorial endpapers (endpapers spotted). Publisher's blind-stamped green cloth (spine faded, marks, lower cover punctured). Provenance: Violet M. Gordon, 1928 (inscription on front free endpaper) -- bookseller's label. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in black ink on the front free endpaper, 'An aimless joy is a pure joy WB Yeats'. Wade 147.

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    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). Early Poems and Stories. London: Macmillan, 1925. 8° (189 x 128mm). Pictorial endpapers (endpapers spotted). Publisher's blind-stamped green cloth (spine faded, marks, lower cover punctured). Provenance: Violet M. Gordon, 1928 (inscription on front free endpaper) -- bookseller's label. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in black ink on the front free endpaper, 'An aimless joy is a pure joy WB Yeats'. Wade 147.

    With Later Poems (London, 1924), FIRST EDITION, uniformly bound. (2)


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