Sligo. Signed & with Sketch by the Author (1930)
Author: Jack B. Yeats
Book ID: 64618
Sligo. London: Wishart, 1930. First Edition. Pp, 158. Green cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s dust jacket printed in green. Light wear to jacket, foxing to endpapers, book in very good condition. Housed in collector’s solander box.
Signed & Dated by the Author on half-title page & with a small drawing by him in ink depicting a galloping horse.
Sligo and the West of Ireland had a profound influence on Jack Yeats’ creative practice. Having spent his childhood in Sligo town in the care of his grandparents and extended family, Yeats was deeply inspired by the people and landscape of the area.