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YEATS, William Butler.

The Trembling of the Veil.

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London, Privately Printed for Subscribers only by T. Werner Laurie, Ltd., 1922

One of 1,000 copies on hand-made paper, signed by the author, issued to subscribers in October 1922.

A marvellous association copy from the library of Yeats' fellow Irish writer, and Joycean, L.A.G. Strong, signed and dated by him on the front free endpaper, (November 1922) and with the following note, 'From October 1921 to March 1922 I heard portions of this book read from the manuscript by the author at his house, Number 4 Broad Street, Oxford.' Strong - a poets of some note in his own right was also an important literary critic who wrote often on Yeats and Joyce in particular.

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) stands at the turning point between the Victorian period and Modernism, the conflicting currents of which affected his poetry. This volume is the second of Yeat's seven autobiographical works and described by Arthur Symons as 'an absolute masterpiece; far and away the best

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Limited edition, number 841 of 1,000 copies signed by the author and printed on handmade paper; 8vo; portrait frontispiece of the poet, publisher's japon-backed green boards, titles printed in brown on paper label on spine, green endpapers, some edges untrimmed, grey paper dust-jacket with label to spine. A superb copy in the very lightly tanned dust jacket.


Wade 133.

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