William Butler Yeats. Inscribed by his Sister Lily (1916)

Author: J. M. Hone

Book ID: 66166

Price: 150.00

William Butler Yeats. The Poet In Contemporary Ireland. Dublin: Maunsel & Co., (1916) Publisher’s blue cloth, title lettered in gilt to spine, blind stamped on upper cover. Spine worn, contents in good condition.

Presentation copy inscribed by Lily Yeats, Xmas 1915.

No publication date appears in the book, however it was officially published early in 1916, this copy must have been fresh off the press when Lily inscribed it as a Christmas present in 1915.

Lily Yeats was a sister of W. B. Yeats and founded the dun Emer (later the Cuala Press) along with her sister Elizabeth, in 1902.

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