The Tables of the Law & The Adoration of the Magi (1914)
Book ID: 67091
The Tables of the Law and The Adoration of the Magi. London: Shakespeare Head Press, 1914. Pp 35, uncut. Quarter cloth paper boards, title label to upper cover in publisher’s cream dust jacket. Jacket with stain to upper cover, book in nice bright condition.
One of 410 Numbered Copies.
First published privately in 1897, this is the first First Shakespeare Head Press edition.
These two stories from Yeats’ Red Hanrahan series were written during the height of Yeats’ fascination with the occult. At the time the work was very controversial due to its focus on mysticism and the apocalypse.