Lot 195: YEATS, W.B. POEMS, 1904, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (210 x 135mm.), fourth English edition, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ("To my friend John Quinns sister, November | twelfth, 1904. WBYeats.") together with long inscription from John Quinn to Julia Quinn on front free endpaper, frontispiece portrait, original dark blue cloth gilt with design by Althea Gyles, some minor browning, head and foot of spine very slightly bumped
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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Provenance: Julia Quinn; James Cummins bookseller
Literature: Wade 19