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Yeats, W.B. (ed.)
THE SECOND BOOK OF THE RHYMERS' CLUB. LONDON: ELKIN MATHEWS & JOHN LANE, AND  (NEW YORK:) 1894
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10,00015,000
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Yeats, W.B. (ed.)
THE SECOND BOOK OF THE RHYMERS' CLUB. LONDON: ELKIN MATHEWS & JOHN LANE, AND  (NEW YORK:) 1894
Estimate
10,00015,000
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Yeats, W.B. (ed.)
THE SECOND BOOK OF THE RHYMERS' CLUB. LONDON: ELKIN MATHEWS & JOHN LANE, AND  (NEW YORK:) 1894
8vo (163 x 162mm.), FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES PRINTED FOR ENGLAND AND 150 COPIES FOR AMERICA, LADY AUGUSTA GREGORY'S COPY, INSCRIBED BY YEATS ("This book was the last act of the | Rhymers Club -- no there was a | dinner afterwards -- we got many | applications from people, who | wanted to be members one from a | deaf & dumb man. I think it | was the fear of another book brought | the club to an end. The members | who wrote the worst wanted another | book greatly. WBY 1901") on front endpaper, advertisements at the end, original brown buckram lettered in gold on the spine, collector's matching cloth chemise and quarter morocco slipcase, first gathering in binding slightly loose, wear to edges of cloth 
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Provenance

Lady Augusta Gregory, bookplate; the book collector Simon Nowell-Smith, book-label, his widow Judith Adams Nowell-Smith, book-label; Bertram Rota Catalogue 300 (2002), Poetry. The Simon Nowell-Smith Collection, item 812

Literature

Wade 294

Catalogue Note

A MAJOR PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY YEATS TO HIS CLOSEST FRIEND AND COLLABORATOR.

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