A Golden Treasury of Irish Verse (1930)

Author: Lennox Robinson

Book ID: 67236

Price: 195.00

A Golden Treasury of Irish Verse. London: MacMillan and Co. Limited 1930. New Edition. Pp x, 346, top edge gilt. a nice bright copy.

Penciled inscription to endpapers; ‘Constance Sitwell’s Copy’ and ‘Bought at AE’s request, June 1935’ with Sitwell’s monogram.

Constance Sitwell was a British poet and critic who was part of the prominent literary Sitwell family in the early 20th century.

A collection compiled with the assistance of AE (George Russell) and W.B. Yeats. In his preface Robinson comments “I have collected here what seems to me to be some of our most beautiful Irish poems, I have chosen many poems which were originally written in Gaelic and which have been translated into beautiful English.”

Authors include: James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Francis Ledwidge, Oscar Wilde and numerous others.

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