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WILDE, Oscar
The Works of Oscar Wilde. The Sunflower Edition. Complete in 15 Volumes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Lamb Publishing Co., 1909.,  8vo, 20.2cm, complete in 15 volumes, limited to 1000 numbered sets, this being #406, various paginations c.[4800] pp., with 62 plates including 15 photogravure frontis plates with captioned tissue guards, original pressed fine grain beige linen, crushed green morocco label, gilt titles and borders, t.e.g., a fine clean bright set, rare especially in this condition. () Oscar Wilde's Collected Works; this edition is rarely seen complete. It includes: Salome; The Duchess of Padua; Vera Lady Windermere's Fan; The Importance of Being Earnest; Lord Arthur Savile's Crime; The Portrait of Mr. W.H., Intentions; What Never Dies; A House of Pomegranates; The Happy Prince; De Profundus; Dorian Gray; A Woman of No Importance; An Ideal Husband; Poems in Prose; Poems; Epigrams; Essays & Stories by Lady Wilde (Speranza); Essays, Criticisms and Reviews. Also included is "His Life with a Critical Estimate of His Writing". The illustrations in "Salome" are by Aubrey Beardsley.
$900.00    Book Number: 36316         Order / Enquire




YEATS, John Butler Selected by Ezra Pound
Passages from the Letters of John Butler Yeats: Selected by Ezra Pound.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Churchtown, Dundrum. The Cuala Press. 1917.,  8vo, 21cm, the first edition, limited edition of 400 copies, [4](1)60,[1]p., title-page vignette, errata sheet laid in, limited page & colophon printed in red, quarter linen back blue-grey printed boards and blue-grey end-papers, lacking paper spine label, former owner's name on front endpaper, some foxing on the boards and some dust soiling on the linen, a very good copy with the loosely inserted errata which is often wanting (ids) Miller 25. Passages taken from letters written between 1911 and 1916 to W.B. Yeats, with editor's note by Ezra Pound. "Published and printed by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats on paper made in Ireland.".
$274.99                          Book Number: 29377                         Order / Enquire



YEATS, W. B.
Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends: An Extract from a Record Made By His Pupils: And A Play in Prose by.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin, Ireland. The Cuala Press.,  1931. 8vo. 21.5cm, 45,[1]p., limited to 450 copies, printed by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats, on paper made in Ireland, at the Cuala Press, with 2 plate illustrations by Dulac and with his woodcut illustration unicorn & star' on the title page, quarter linen backed printed blue paper over boards, paper spine label, spine tanned, label chipped along the edges, former owner's signature on the free fly dated 1935, a very good copy (Ho.1)
$500.00    Book Number: 36319         Order / Enquire




YEATS, W.B.
The Death of Cuchulain. Manuscript MaterialsIncluding the Author's Final Text. Edited by Phillip L. Marcus,
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ithaca.Cornell University Press. 1982.,  tall8vo, 24cm, x,182p., photographicfacsimiles, original blue cloth, near fine in very good to fine jacket(hmds) ~ From "The Cornell Yeats" series. This volume makes available forthe first time all extant manuscript materials relating to Yeats's play"The Death of Cuchulain". The play, based on a Irish folktale and begunin 1938, was one of Yeats's last works.
$25.00                          Book Number: 32558                         Order / Enquire



YEATS, W.B.
Ideas of Good and Evil.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. A.H. Bullen. 1903.,  12mo, 19cm, second edition, vii,(1), 341p., 1 music page, original dark blue cloth, gilt stamped titles on front & spine, occasional slightfoxing, very good to fine copy. (ids) cf. Wade 47. American edition,with English sheets; with Bullen imprint on the title page but Macmillanat the foot of the spine. . A series of nineteen essays written from 1896to 1903 on poetry, psaltery, Shelley, Blake, "The Return of Ulysses",and the Galway Plains. An essay on Symbolism in Painting originallyformed part of an Introduction to "A Book of Images drawn by W.T.Horton" (1898).
$50.00                          Book Number: 34873                         Order / Enquire



YEATS, William Butler
John Sherman & Dhoya. Edith, with an introduction, collation of the texts, and notes by Richard J. Finneran.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Detroit. Wayne State University Press. 1969.,  8vo. 23cm, first thus, 137p., frontis portrait, notes, blue cloth, a fine copy in fine complete jacket (Hds). - This novella and one story are among the earliest of Yeats' writings; as such they are implacably autobiographical.
$25.00                          Book Number: 21147                         Order / Enquire



YEATS, William Butler
The Celtic Twilight. (With a Frontis Portrait by Jack .B. Yeats).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. A.H. Bullen. 1902.,  12mo, 19cm, Second Edition, x,234,[1]p., frontis portrait plate with tissue guard, in the original dark blue cloth, gilt titles and elaborately decorated on the spine, block title and one design in gilt on the upper cover, some slight wear on the spine edges and corners, a fine bright copy, unopened. (cgc) First published in 1893, the second edition has several added chapters and a new preface.
$399.99                          Book Number: 29375                         Order / Enquire



YEATS, William Butler.
A Tower of Polished Black Stones. Early Versions of The Shadowy Waters. Arranged and Edited by David Ridgley Clark and George Mayhew. With Five Illustrations by Leonard Baskin and Drawings by the Poet.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Dublin. Doleman Editions. 1971.,  sm4to, 27.5cm, the first edition, xvi,70p., the first edition, limited to 1250 copies, title vignette and 5 plates by Baskin, 4 plates from drawings by Yeats, some titles printing and headers in red, quarter linen backed tan boards, gilt spine titles, black endpapers, a fine copy in fine complete jacket (lgc)
$200.00    Book Number: 25198         Order / Enquire




[BEHAN]. McCann, Sean (Edited by).
The World of Brendan Behan. Drawings by Liam C. Martin.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Twayne Publishers Inc. 1966.,  21cm, 208p., green cloth, fine in very good to fine jacket (hds). First-hand reminiscences of Ireland's larger-than-life playwright and author.
$28.00                          Book Number: 345                         Order / Enquire



[STEWART], A.C. By A.C., S.
The Discard. Being the Historical Remnants of a Rough Neck, Translated and amended from the original Vernacular and done for the first time into collateral English.
Toronto. The Hunter-Rose Co., 1919.,  12mo. 19cm, 265p., grey blue cloth, very good (S1) Watters p.398. A satirical novel of World War One by the Irish-born Canadian poet, Alexander Charles Stewart (1867-1944). Using the pseudonym "Professor A.C.S.", he lists his qualifications as Fellow of the Democratic Society of Freebooters, Associate Member of the Literary Outlaws and Honorary President of the Fools of Truth.
$35.00                          Book Number: 15137                         Order / Enquire


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