If I were Four-And-Twenty. From the Author’s Library. Cuala Press (1940)
Book ID: 67063
If I were Four-And-Twenty. Dublin: Cuala Press, 1940. Quarter linen boards, title lettered in black to upper cover, title label to spine. Light wear to label otherwise a fine bright copy.
Limited Edition of 450 Numbered Copies [this copy No. 2]. A note on the colophon indicates that this copy was gifted by Mrs. W.B. Yeats in March 1948
Contains two early essays by Yeats: “If I Were Four-and-Twenty” (1919) and “Swedenborg, Mediums, and the Desolate Places.” (1914).
From the personal library of the author, with his ornate bookplate designed by T. Sturge Moore in 1918. The ‘candle in waves’ device occurs inside a wreath. The plates were printed at the Cuala Press from the original wood block.
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