77
77
SYNGE, JOHN MILLINGTON
THE ARAN ISLANDS... WITH DRAWINGS BY JACK B. YEATS.  DUBLIN: MAUNSEL & CO., LTD, 1907.
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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77
SYNGE, JOHN MILLINGTON
THE ARAN ISLANDS... WITH DRAWINGS BY JACK B. YEATS.  DUBLIN: MAUNSEL & CO., LTD, 1907.
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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The Maurice Neville Collection of Modern Literature (Part III)

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SYNGE, JOHN MILLINGTON
THE ARAN ISLANDS... WITH DRAWINGS BY JACK B. YEATS.  DUBLIN: MAUNSEL & CO., LTD, 1907.
Large 8vo. 12 hand-colored illustrations. Original cloth lettered in gilt; uncut and partially unopened. Cloth worn and slightly soiled, spine darkened. 
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Catalogue Note

first edition, one of 150 large paper copies signed by Synge and yeats. The limited edition of Synge’s classic account of the people from the lonely and barren islands off the Galway coast. It was also an important milestone in modern Irish publishing, and the only book published by Maunsel to include hand-coloring of an artist’s work.

The Maurice Neville Collection of Modern Literature (Part III)

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New York