London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
YEATS, W. B. (1865-1939). A Vision. London: Macmillan & Co., 1937. 8°. Half title. Original black cloth-backed patterned boards, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (a few tears, some wear at corners). FIRST EDITION. Wade 191. PRESENTATION COPY, with slip pasted onto title inscribed, "F. P. ?Stumm from W. B. Yeats. I said to a Dublin reporter some days ago that I had written A Vision for two people, one of whom was a learned doctor in the North of England, that doctor was the man to whom I have given his book."
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