Maggs Bros Ltd


YEATS W.B. (1895)

£1750.00  [First Edition]

First edition. 8vo., original cream cloth, with design and lettering in gilt on spine and covers by Althea Gyles, top edge trimmed. London, T. Fisher Unwin.

Yeats's beautifully produced first collection of previously published poems, many of which were substantially revised for publication. It would undergo 14 further revisions by the poet's hand over the coming decades, and become his most commercially successful volume. Wade 15. An excellent copy.

Stock Code: 221535