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Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems
Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1932 - A beautiful copy of this important Yeats compilation, with some of his greatest mature work: ("Byzantium". "Coole Park", "Coole Park and Ballylee", the Crazy Jane series, etc A particularly touching and important association copy. William Maxwell, novelist and fiction editor for THE NEW YORKER for 40 years, took the title and epigraph for his 1937 novel, THEY CAME LIKE SWALLOWS, from Yeats' "Coole Park, 1929": "They came like swallows and like swallows went, "And yet a woman's powerful character "Could keep a Swallow to its first intent ." First edition, one of 450 copies printed. 8vo. xvi, 48 pp. "Sword of light" device by AE on p. iii. Blue paper boards, linen spine, with printed paper label. Mint copy. With the John Farleigh wood-engraved bookplate of WILLIAM MAXWELL. In blue cloth clamshell box. Wade 168 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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