The first book published by the Dun Emer Press
Yeats, W.B. ~ In The Seven Woods
The Dun Emer Press, Dundrum : 1903
The First Printing published by The Dun Emer Press, Dundrum in 1903. One of only 325 copies printed. The BOOK is in Very Good+ condition. Linen over boards with a complete paper label on the upper cover. Cloth is foxed as usually encountered. Some light bubbling on the upper board edges. Moderate offsetting to the prelims and light toning to some page edges. Free from inscriptions and erasures. A neat Previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. Many pages remain uncut. The first book published by the Dun Emer Press and Yeats later commented to John Quinn that this was 'the first book of mine that it is a pleasure to look at - a pleasure whether open or shut'. It contains the first publication of 'On Baile's Strand', a play founded on a story called "The son of Aoiffe' in Lady Gregory's 'Cuchulain of Muirthemne'. Protected in a loose Mylar cover. Very scarce.
CONDITION: Very Good+