Alex Smith

Alex Smith

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Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:24

267. YEATS, W.B. (PROKOSCH, FREDERIC).

Two Poems, Frederic Prokosch, New Haven, 1932. Number one of five manuscript copies with an original hand-colored drawing by Prokosch and his signed bookplate. Original marbled paper wrappers. With a second version of the illustration laid-in and the printer's holograph bibliographical note in pencil to the limitation page. The two poems are 'Symbols' and 'Oil and Blood'. In fine condition. Bookplate of J.O. Edwards. £200

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:24

266. YEATS, W.B. (PROKOSCH, FREDERIC).

Death, Frederic Prokosch, New Haven, 1932. One of five numbered manuscript copies with an original hand-colored drawing by Prokosch and his signed bookplate. Original marbled paper wrappers. With a second version of the illustration laid-in and the printer's holograph bibliographical note in pencil to the limitation page. In fine condition. Bookplate of J.O. Edwards. £300

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:23

265. YEATS, W.B.

Autobiographies, Macmillan, New York, 1927. First U.S. edition. Allen Tate's copy with his ownership signature to front free endpaper, which also has a small bookseller's ticket, else a poor copy, sunned and soiled at spine which has split along the upper edge. £200

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:22

264. YEATS, W.B.

Estrangement: being some Fifty Thoughts from a Diary kept by William Butler Yeats in the Year Nineteen Hundred and Nine, The Cuala Press, Dublin, 1926. First edition, limited to 300 copies. Free endpapers and spine title-label faintly browned - very good otherwise in cloth-backed paper boards. £350

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:21

263. YEATS, W.B.

The Trembling of the Veil, Privately printed for subscribers only, by T. Werner Laurie, London, 1922. First edition - one of 1000 numbered copies signed by the author (Wade 133). A very good copy in little faded and slightly frayed dustwrapper. £950

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On writing

I have been writing about drinks since 2000, mainly for newspapers and magazines, and also through my blog, which is being updated alphabetically here (see below).

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The Knowledge: Red Wine.


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