Yeats, W.B. ~ Selected Poems. Lyrical And Narrative
Macmillan And Co., London : 1929
The First UK printing published by Macmillan And Co., London in 1929 The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Neat contemporary inscription to the upper front blank end paper. Just a hint of edge wear. Gilt top-stain and titling remain very bright. Light offsetting to the end-papers. Some spotting to the text-block with a little light spotting to the prelims and the edges of a few pages. The engraved title-vignette is by Sargent and the upper board is blocked in blind to an elaborate art deco design by Ricketts. Only 1500 copies were printed with some poems included that had not been published previously(Wade 165). The erratum slip is not present. Protected by a loose Mylar archival cover. Extremely scarce in this condition.
CONDITION: Near Fine