The Poetry of W.B. Yeats. London: O.U.P., 1945. Third Impression. Pp xi, 242. Green cloth boards (lightly faded), in publisher's dust jacket, lightly chipped along edges. Neat gift inscription to front free endpaper.
MacNeice's pioneering critical study of W. B. Yeats was undertaken in 1939, shortly after the poet's death and first published in 1941.
"MacNeice's book on Yeats is still as good an introduction to that poet as we have, with the added interest that it is also an introduction to MacNeice." (Richard Ellmann)