John Sherman and Dhoya. First Edition – 1889

Author: W.B. Yeats.

Book ID: 57210

Price: 995.00

John Sherman and Dhoya. London: Fisher 1891. First Edition. Pp 195. Original cloth, title printed in blue on upper cover. Minor tear to front free endpaper (repaired), neat ownership name to title page (dated 23rd Sep, 1892), otherwise a excellent copy. No. 10 of Pseudonym Library. Comprising a novella and a short story, this volume earned Yeats forty pounds at a time when he really needed it. Yeats published it in the Pseudonym Library series, under the name Ganconagh (the name of an Irish spirit). Thirteen years later Yeats wrote that this book was ‘written when I was very young & knew no better.’ Only 356 hardback copies are believed to have been printed

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