The Bounty of Sweden (1925)

Author: W.B. Yeats

Book ID: 67124

Price: 250.00

The Bounty of Sweden. A Meditation , and a Lecture Delivered before the Royal Swedish Academy and Certain Notes by William Butler Yeats. Dublin: Cuala Press, 1925. Pp, 53. Quarter cloth paper boards, lettered in black. Ex library copy with bookplate to front pastedown.

One of 400 copies published in May 1925.

Yeats’s delivered his Nobel acceptance speech on December 10th, 1923. On his return to Ireland he wrote up the speech as best he could & added a meditation in fifteen short sections on ‘The Bounty of Sweden’ based on a journal he kept during his visit.

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