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  1. Passages from the Letters: Selected by Ezra Pound.

    Passages from the Letters: Selected by Ezra Pound.

    [Together with] Further Letters. Selected by Lennox Robinson.
    First editions, first impressions, both limited to 400 copies, of these two at-times-epigrammatic selections from the letters of artist John Butler Yeats (1839-1922) to his son the poet William Butler Yeats. The first collection, selected by Ezra Pound, deals with letters 1911-1916, the second, by Lennox Robinson, selects those from 1916-1920. Yeats's father is noted as having had a strong formative influence on the thinking of his son. Learn More
    £400

    Date of Publication: 1917

    Published: Churchtown, Dundrum

    Stock Code: 83956

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  2. Essays Irish and American.

    Essays Irish and American.

    With and appreciation by AE.
    First edition, first impression. With an appreciation by journalist, poet, agricultural economist, fellow Irishman and friend, George W. Russell writing under the pseudonym AE. Learn More
    £60

    Date of Publication: 1918

    Published: Dublin:

    Stock Code: 47420

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    Illustrated autograph letter signed to Gilbert Seldes.

    In this illustrated letter written six weeks before his death, John Butler Yeats (1839-1922), father of the poet W. B. Yeats, writes to Dial editor Gilbert Seldes: "… That hour glass is a great comfort to Father Time & to others. Art with representation, that is, without condition is the latest demands of austere critics. These people, & among them are men of distinction, have never, not for one second known the thrill of a picture. Learn More
    £4,500

    Date of Publication: 1921

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 114617

    Signed: Yes

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