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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 257

    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). The Wild Swans at Coole. London: Macmillan, 1919. 8°. Partly unopened. Publisher's blue cloth with a design in gilt by Sturge Moore on the upper cover (spine ends worn, waterstaining to corners on upper cover). Provenance: owner's inscription (on front free endpaper) -- bookseller's blind stamp on front free endpaper). Wade 124.

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    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). The Wild Swans at Coole. London: Macmillan, 1919. 8°. Partly unopened. Publisher's blue cloth with a design in gilt by Sturge Moore on the upper cover (spine ends worn, waterstaining to corners on upper cover). Provenance: owner's inscription (on front free endpaper) -- bookseller's blind stamp on front free endpaper). Wade 124.

    YEATS, W.B. Ideas of Good and Evil. London: A.H. Bullen, 1903. 8°. Publisher's green cloth-backed boards, spine label (label chipped, corners worn). Provenance: owner's inscription (front endpaper) -- bookseller's label (front endpaper). Wade 46.

    With a copy of Seumas O'Sullivan's The Twilight People (London/Dublin: Whaley/Bullen, 1905), INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper 'To Mrs Hinshon [?] with the respect and gratitude of the writer' and, in a different hand, 'W.B. Yeats' [?]; a further 10 works by Yeats; and one by Lady Gregory. (14)


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