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Yeats, W.B.

YEATS, W.B. Stories of Red Hanrahan. 1904. First edition. Autograph quotation from "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"

Yeats, W.B.

Yeats, W.B.

YEATS, W.B. Stories of Red Hanrahan. 1904. First edition. Autograph quotation from "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"

YEATS, W.B. Stories of Red Hanrahan. 1904. First edition. Autograph quotation from "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"

Yeats, W.B.

Stories of Red Hanrahan.

Dundrum, The Dun Emer Press, 1904.


AVEC UNE CITATION DU PLUS CÉLÈBRE POÈME DE YEATS.


WITH A SIGNED AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION FROM YEATS' MOST FAMOUS POEM.


Small 4to (211 x 144 mm). Original blue paper covered boards, linen spine, printed labels, later bookplate, collector's green cloth chemise and matching quarter green morocco slipcase, slight discoloration to blue endpapers and covers.


First edition.


One of 500 copies printed by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats, printed in red and black, one illustration after a drawing by Robert Gregory.


WITH AN AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION FROM "THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE" ON FRONT ENDPAPER, in a variant version. Yeats appear to recall the poem from memory here, with a correction in the first line:

"I will arise & go now ['and go to Innisfree' crossed out] for always night & day

I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore

As I stand on the roadway or on the pavement gray

I hear it in the deep hearts core.

W.B.Yeats

July 11 1905".


Stories of Red Hanrahan contains the first appearance of the author's poem, later known as "The Song of the Wandering Aengus", here as "Hanrahan's Vision".


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Petit in-4 (21,1 x 14,4 cm). Cartonnage bleuté de l'éditeur, dos en percaline, pièce de titre sur le premier plat. Chemise et emboîtage modernes.

gardes légèrement jaunies.


Édition originale.

Un des 500 exemplaires, imprimé par Elizabeth Corbet Yeats, en rouge et en noir.


Une illustration d’après un dessin de Robert Gregory.

Citation autographe signée tirée du "The Lake Isle of Inniefree" sur une page de garde, avec une variante (correction à la première ligne) :

"I will arise & go now ['and go to Innisfree' crossed out] for always night & day

I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore

As I stand on the roadway or on the pavement gray

I hear it in the deep hearts core.

W.B.Yeats

July 11 1905".


Stories of Red Hanrahan contient pour la première fois de poème qui plus tard s’intitulera "The Song of the Wandering Aengus", ici encore sous le titre de "Hanrahan's Vision".

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