The Cutting of An Agate: Yeats, William Butler The Cutting of An Agate: Yeats, William Butler The Cutting of An Agate: Yeats, William Butler The Cutting of An Agate: Yeats, William Butler

The Cutting of An Agate

Yeats, William Butler

Published by Macmillan & Co, London, 1919
Condition: vg- to vg Hardcover

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Octavo. (vi) 223pp. Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration and gilt lettering on front cover and spine. All edges uncut. The cover illustration is by Thomas Sturge Moore, who did illustrations for the covers of many of the early editions of Yeats. This is the first British edition following the original 1912 edition, published in New York. The publication is a collection of essays by Yeats, mostly written in the ten years proceeding 1902, on the subjects of theater, art and poetry, and includes literary criticism. Ex-libris of William Marchbank, at interior front cover. Binding with light rubbing to corners and head & tail of spine. Interior front and back covers with some light creasing, smudging, spotting and age toning. Offsetting on p.58. Starting a page 64. Book block tight. Binding very good, interior in overall very good- condition. Bookseller Inventory # 41444

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Title: The Cutting of An Agate

Publisher: Macmillan & Co, London

Publication Date: 1919

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg- to vg

Edition: First UK edition.

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