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Lot 172/0216

SOLD Hammer price: €900, Estimate: €400-600

Some of W.B. Yeats Earliest Publications

[Yeats (W.B.)]
Periodical: – The Dublin University Review, Aug. 1885 – March 1886. together 11 issues, 8vo D. 1885 – 1886. First Editions, some issues uncut & unopened, in orig. decor. & printed wrappers. As a periodical, w.a.f.
* Contains The Seeker, Sept. 1885; An Epilogue, Oct. 1885; Life (A Poem) Feb. 1886; The Two Titans A Political Poem, March 1886; The Poetry of Sir Samuel Ferguson, Nov. 1886. all First Edns., of works by W.B. Yeats. In addition there are many early appearances of some of the leading lights in the Irish Literary Revival includ. K. Tynan, Standish O’Grady, Ed. Dowden, Douglas Hyde, John Todhunter, Katherine Tynan, T.W. Rolleston & A. Percival Graves, together with Michael Davitt, John Boyle O’Reilly & many others. V. Rare.

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