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Cuala Press--Yeats, W.B.
COLLECTION OF TWELVE BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE CUALA PRESS FROM THE LIBRARY OF LILY YEATS. DUBLIN: CUALA PRESS, 1926-44, COMPRISING:
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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Cuala Press--Yeats, W.B.
COLLECTION OF TWELVE BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE CUALA PRESS FROM THE LIBRARY OF LILY YEATS. DUBLIN: CUALA PRESS, 1926-44, COMPRISING:
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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Cuala Press--Yeats, W.B.
COLLECTION OF TWELVE BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE CUALA PRESS FROM THE LIBRARY OF LILY YEATS. DUBLIN: CUALA PRESS, 1926-44, COMPRISING:

Estrangement. 1926, one of 300 copies, signed "Lily Yeats | July 27th 1926", unopened, [Miller 38; Wade 150]; The Death of Synge. 1928, one of 400 copies, signed "Lily Yeats | June 13th 1928. | Dundrum", unopened, [Miller 41; Wade 162]; Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends... 1931, one of 450 copies, [Miller 47; Wade 167]; Words for Music Perhaps and other Poems. 1932, one of 450 copies, [Miller 49; Wade 168; Wade 174]; The Words Upon the Window Pane... 1934, one of 350 copies, [Miller 52; Wade 174]; The King of the Great Clock Tower... 1934, one of 400 copies, [Miller 53; Wade 179]; Dramatis Personae. 1935, one of 400 copies, [Miller 54; Wade 183]; Essays... 1931 to 1936. 1937, one of 300 copies, [Miller 57; Wade 194]; New Poems. 1938, one of 450 copies, [Miller 59; Wade 197]; Last Poems and Two Plays. 1939, one of 500 copies, [Miller 61; Wade 200]; If I Were Four-And-Twenty. 1940, number 127 of 450 copies, unopened, [Miller 65; Wade 205]; Pages from a Diary written in Nineteen Hundred and Thirty. 1944, number 1 of 280 copies, [Miller 75; Wade 207]; all 8vo, original linen-backed boards, all but last volume in ?original unprinted dust-jackets or glassine, all but last volume with lily yeats' bookplate, occasional browning, some dust-jackets frayed at extremities or short tears (12)


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from the libary of Lily Yeats

Catalogue Note

W.B. Yeats died at Roquebrune in the South of France on 28 January 1939.  In his final decade, and even after his death, his work continued to be a mainstay of Cuala's output.

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