The Land of Heart’s Desire (1894)
Book ID: 64707
The Land of Heart’s Desire. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. First Edition. Pp, 43, + list of books by same author, edges untrimmed. Rebound in full red leather, title lettered in gilt to spine. Lacks publisher’s original front wrapper. Wear to blank preliminary leaves, one gathering loose, contents in very good condition. [Wade 10].
One of 500 copies printed. Drawing by Aubrey Beardsley reproducing his design for the Avenue Theatre poster to title page.
Yeats’s first published play. The inaugural performance occurred at the Avenue Theatre, London, on March 29, 1894.