Poems and Translations. One of Fifty Copies Printed (1909)

Author: John M. Synge

Book ID: 67090

Price: 695.00

Poems and Translations. New York: John Quinn, 1909. Pp xx, 44, uncut. Original cloth-backed paper covered boards with paper title label to front upper cover & publisher’s glassine dust jacket. A fine bright copy.

The first American edition, privately printed by John Quinn in an edition of fifty copies.

Also printed by The Cuala Press, fifteen days after Synge`s death, the book includes a preface, essentially an elegiac obituary celebrating the poet`s life and death, written by William Yeats.


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