Alex Smith

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Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:21

262. YEATS, W.B.

Four Years, The Cuala Press, Dundrum, 1921. First edition - one of 400 copies - in paper boards, cloth-backed. Spine title-label slightly chipped and browned else a very good copy. £300

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:20

261. YEATS, W.B.

The Wild Swans at Coole, other Verses and a Play, Cuala Press, Dundrum, 1917. First edition, one of 400 copies. With the bookplate of John Sparrow. Paper boards, cloth-backed, and in the original torn and defective glassene dustwrapper. A little fading to boards, spine title-label browned and a little scuffed but otherwise very good. £1500

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:20

260. YEATS, W.B.

Reveries over Childhood and Youth, Churchtown; Dundrum, The Cuala Press, 1915. First edition, one of 425 copies, An excellent copy in buckram-backed paper boards - with, in a similarly bound folder, the three accompanying plates: a colour print of "Memory Harbour" by Jack B. Yeats, with a one-page printed note by W.B. Yeats, and portraits of each of Yeats' parents, both being photogravures after drawings by J.B. Yeats. The text volume with the armorial bookplate of Leonard James Shrubsall. £750

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:19


A Book of Irish Verse selected from Modern Writers, Methuen, London, 1915. First edition. Coarse green linen cloth - a binding variant not noted by Wade. Front hinge starting, light foxing to endpapers, else a very good copy though the cloth is slightly rubbed and soiled. £125

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:19

258. YEATS, W.B.

Poems, T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1912. Revised edition (Wade 99). Cover designs by Althea Giles. A nice copy in the elaborate cloth gilt. £175


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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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