Alex Smith

Alex Smith

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Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:18

257. YEATS, W.B.

Poems: Second Series, A.H. Bullen, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1909 [but 1910]. First issue of the first edition (Wade 83). Small area of lightening to cloth of upper board, a little rubbed at extremities but a very good, bright copy. £250

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:17

256. YEATS, W.B.

Poems, T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1904. Fourth, revised edition (Wade 19) and first edition thus. Cover designs by Althea Giles. Large presentation inscription to front free endpaper else a nice copy in the elaborate cloth gilt. £175

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:17

255. YEATS, W.B.

The Celtic Twilight, Lawrence & Bullen, London, 1893. First binding with publisher's name in lower case at base of spine. Light rubbing to extremities of boards, spine slightly rolled but a very good copy. £300

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:16


Early Memories: Some Chapters of Autobiography, The Cuala Press, Dundrum, 1923. First edition, limited to 500 copies, with browning to free endpapers, title page and facing blank, fore-corners a little bruised. Very good otherwise in cloth-backed paper boards as issued, with the slightly browned spine
title label. £150

Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:15


A Broadside: Napoleon Buonaparte's Farewell to Paris and The Gara River, Cuala Press, Dundrum, August 1913. One of 300 copies printed and hand-coloured of No.3: Sixth Year of the first series of The Cuala Press broadsides. Single sheet folded. Pinhole with tiny tear to upper edge of both leaves but a nice copy. £250


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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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