London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
CUALA PRESS -- YEATS, W. B. (1865-1939). The Wild Swans at Coole, Other Verses and a Play in Verse. Churchtown: The Cuala Press, 1917. 8°. Original linen-backed blue paper boards, upper cover lettered in black, paper label on spine (section faded on upper cover). Provenance: Leonard James Shrubsall (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 400 COPIES. Tomkinson p.34; Wade 118.
With 3 other books printed at The Cuala Press, Words for Music Perhaps (Dublin, 1932), Frank O'Connor's Lords and Commons (Dublin, 1938) and Patrick Kavanagh's The Great Hunger (Dublin, 1942), all LIMITED EDITIONS. (4)
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