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The Land of Heart's Desire - Yeats, William Butler - 1894. [1222937]
London: T. Fisher Unwin 1894 - First edition of Yeats' first play, one of 500 copies. Cover and title page with Aubrey Beardsley illustration. Publisher's purple-pink paper covers, page edges untrimmed. Some flaking and a few tears to spine but still well intact, covers very lightly foxed and faded, former owner inscription to front cover and bookplate to endpaper, offsetting to front free endpaper. Housed in a custom folding case. Overall, a well-preserved copy of this fragile book, Yeats' first published play, with Beardsley's design for the Avenue Theatre poster. The inaugural performance occurred on March 29, 1894. Wade 10. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
Last Found On: 2016-10-08           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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