Responsibilities and other Poems. First Edition (1916)
Book ID: 64892
Responsibilities and other Poems. London: Macmillan, 1916. First Edition. Pp vii, 188, uncut & unopened. Original blue cloth with Sturge Moore design in gilt to upper cover, title lettered in gilt within a ruled panel to spine. Spine faded, light mark to lower corner of upper board, otherwise a clean bright copy.
A collection comprising poems from ‘Responsibilities’ (1912-1914) and ‘The Green Helmet & other Poems (1909-1912) with six pages of Notes at the end by Yeats. 1000 copies of this edition were printed.
The first edition of this collection by Yeats was published by his sisters at their famous press at Churchtown Dundrum, Co Dublin. Containing 31 poems & the play ‘The Hour-Glass. This edition by Macmillan & Co, included “The Well and Tree”, together with 19 poems from ‘The Green Helmet’ (Cuala Press, 1910) and two poems from the New York edition of 1912.
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