Poems. Second Edition, Ninth Impression (1920)
Book ID: 67079
Poems. London: Macmillan, 1920. Second Edition, Ninth Impression. Turquise cloth, spine decorated in gilt, covers in blind in a design by Althea Gyles. In the publisher’s plain dust jacket, printed in black. Jacket lightly chipped at head & tail of spine, neat gift inscription (dated 1921) to front free endpaper & foxing to frontispiece but overall a nice bright copy.
Frontispiece portrait of Yeats by his father John B. Yeats.
The First Edition was published in 1895, many subsequent editions were issued and published with a new preface, with Yeats revising and rewriting ‘The Wanderings of Oisin’ and ‘ The Countess Cathleen.
Copies are seldom found in the original dust jacket.