Lot 198: YEATS, W.B. THE WILD SWANS AT COOLE, 1919, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (190 x 125mm.), first American edition, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ("For Mary Quinn Anderson | this book which I hope she | will read when she has put | her hair up | WBYeats May 26 | 1920.") on front free endpaper, original grey boards with design in black by Sturge Moore, minor hole to upper hinge, spine slightly discoloured
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Provenance: Mary Quinn Anderson; James Cummins bookseller
Literature: Wade 125