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YEATS, W. B.

The Poems.

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Published: London Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1949

Stock Code: 131850

£4,000
signed
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First and signed limited variorum edition, number 64 of 375 copies signed by the author, published by Macmillan as a Definitive Edition of his work, as stated in the prospectus, which is loosely inserted in this copy. The edition was personally overseen by Yeats's widow, George, the publisher Harold Macmillan, and the publisher's reader Thomas Mark.

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Description

2 volumes, tall octavo. Original green cloth over bevelled boards, gilt lettered spines, author's monogram in gilt on front covers, top edges gilt. With the original slipcase.

Illustrations

Photogravure portrait frontispieces of Yeats by Emery Walker after John Singer Sargent and Augustus John with tissue guards.

Condition

Spot of discolouration to spine ends, a little foxing to contents. A very good copy.

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