The Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems. Inscribed by the Author (1924)
Author: W.B. Yeats
Book ID: 64337
The Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems. Dublin: Cuala Press, 1924. First Edition Thus. Pp, 41, unopened. Quarter linen, paper boards lettered in black. Printed in red and black, charging unicorn device by Robert Gregory on title. Covers lightly browned, internally a fresh bright copy.
Presentation inscription from the author to front free endpaper:
“To I. A. Farrell creator of his own fortune from W. B. Yeats creator of Rhymes. Jan. 1937 Dublin”
With a Preface dedicated to Lady Gregory who, with Yeats and Edward Martyn, co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre.
This is the first appearance of “The Cat and the Moon”, “Leda and the Swan” and “The Lover Speaks”. Publisher in a limited edition of 500 copies.