The Speckled Bird. Edited by William H. O’Donnell (1973)
Book ID: 67477
The Speckled Bird. Edited by William H. O’Donnell. In Two Volumes. Dublin: Cuala Press, 1973. First Edition. Gray paper-covered boards with a linen spine. Black titling on the front cover; paper label on the spine. A fine bright set in publisher’s original slipcase.
Limited Edition of 500 Numbered Copies.
Yeats wrote four distinct versions of his unfinished novel, The Speckled Bird. This edition is supplemented by detailed explanatory, authorial and textual notes by the editor, William H. O’Donnell.
Ex libris Michael & Gráinne Yeats. Michael Yeats was the son of the poet W.B. Yeats. A barrister and Fianna Fáil politician. He served two periods as a member of Seanad Éireann.