The Tower.London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1928 Stock Code: 126762
NotesFirst edition, first impression, of what is generally accepted to be Yeats's single most important collection. The Tower includes many of Yeats's greatest and most enduring poems, including "Sailing to Byzantium", "Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen", "Leda and the Swan", and "Among School Children".
Octavo. Original olive green cloth, spine and front cover lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed, mainly unopened. With the dust jacket.
A hint of rubbing to extremities, a little foxing to edges, a near-fine copy in the scarce jacket, spine panel slightly darkened, spine ends chipped, affecting a couple of letters, a couple of closed tears to rear fold, a bit of foxing to panels, 45 mm closed tear to rear flap, a few nicks and short tears, tape repair to verso.
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