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Yeats, W.B.

LULLABY. PARIS, 1969
Estimate
5001,000
LOT SOLD. 875 GBP
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197

Yeats, W.B.

LULLABY. PARIS, 1969
Estimate
5001,000
LOT SOLD. 875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Yeats, W.B.

LULLABY. PARIS, 1969
prokosch's own copy, the corrected proof with the author's colour plan for the illustration affixed to gold mount at the front, inscribed on the first page "Printed in Paris in November 1968 at | the Imprimerie du Trocadero. F.P.", additional note "First sketch for illustration enclosed. F.P.", signed by Prokosch in red ink, bibliographical note on blue paper loosely inserted, original gold foil-like paper covers, grey label printed in black, preserved in half black leather clamshell case with marbled boards
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Literature

Note in Wade; Barker 46

Catalogue Note

The limitation note reads: "Five hand-illustrated copies of this poem were printed: one ou [corrected to "on"] gray, number alpha; one on yellow paper, numbered beta, one on cream paper, numbered gamma, one on green paper, numbered delta, and one on scarlet paper, number epsilon, This in [corrected to "is"] "Corrected proofs with color plan for illustration".

Prokosch had originally given the false imprint "Printed in Salzburg by Hermann Krauss in February, 1936".

"Lullaby" was first printed in The New Keepsake 1931 (Wade 320) and reprinted in Words for Music Perhaps 1932 (Wade 168).

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