YEATS, W.B. Essays. 1931 to 1936.


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With illustration on title page. Dublin: Printed and Published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats at the Cuala Press, 1937. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. iv, 132. Limited to 300 copies. Quarter buff linen on sugar bag blue paper boards, printed paper label on spine. Edition limited to 300 copies only. Previous owner’s neat bookplate. Small scattering of foxing. A near fine copy.
Wade 194. Miller 57.
Includes an essay on Bishop Berkeley, whom Yeats regarded as an intellectual ancestor; the text of a broadcast on modern poetry and Come Gather Round Me Parnellites. Bell, fish and waterfall device by Robert Gregory on titlepage, this was first used in ‘A Book of Saints and Wonders’, 1906.

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