The Wind Among the Reeds. Third Edition (1900)
Book ID: 67158
The Wind Among the Reeds. London: Elkin Mathews, 1900. Third Edition. Pp vii , 108, , uncut. Publisher’s smooth blue cloth binding with gilt design of interwoven reeds to upper & lower covers, title lettered in gilt to spine. Gilt faded with the usual oxidization on covers; contents pages bright and clean.
The binding, which was one of Yeats’ favorites, was designed by Althea Gyles.
This famous collection contains many love poems, including: Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven; A Poet to his Beloved; To my Heart, bidding it have no Fear; The Secret Rose; The Travail of Passion, A Cradle Song, The Fiddler of Dooney, etc.