Reveries over Childhood and Youth. Limited Edition (1915)
Book ID: 60035
Reveries over Childhood and Youth. Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1915. Limited Numbered Edition of 425 Copies. Pp 127. Publisher’s grey paper boards, linen spine, title lettered in black to upper cover. With matching portfolio containing three accompanying plates: A colour print of “Memory Harbour” by Jack B. Yeats, with a one-page printed note by W.B. Yeats, and portraits of each of Yeats’s parents, both being photogravures after drawings by J.B. Yeats. Loosely inserted are three small leaflets printed by the Cuala Press regarding items produced by the Cuala Industries Ltd, Churchtown Co Dublin. Covers lightly dust soiled, otherwise a fine set. Housed in custom made slipcase. Yeats’s evocative childhood memoirs giving an insight into the poet from his own point of view, sharing with the reader an intimate portrait of his early life in Dublin and the west of Ireland.