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    Signed by William Butler Yeats

    William Butler Yeats. The Trembling of the Veil. London: Privately Printed for Subscribers only by T. Werner Laurie, Ltd., 1922.

    Number 30 of 1,000 limited edition copies signed by W. B. Yeats on the limitation page. Octavo. 247 pages.

    Publisher's quarter vellum over light green cloth boards with a paper title label affixed to the spine and lettered in brown. Text printed on handmade paper. Original light green cloth with matching title label on its spine. All edges uncut. Some pages unopened. Minor shelf wear. Spine slightly darkened. Textblock edges somewhat dust-soiled. Spine and folds of dust jacket mildly darkened. A near fine copy of a rare signed limited edition.

    "W. B. Yeats is Ireland's greatest poet, and he has for many years past been assured of an immortality of fame. He has had the distinction of being awarded (in 1923) the Nobel Prize for Literature. Nothing that he has done has been accomplished by chance, but by inspired imagining and the most exquisite handicraft." (Drinkwater: The Outline of Literature, pp. 1,079-1,080)


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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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