Reveries Over Childhood and Youth

Price: 295.00 GBP

London: Macmillan and Co., 1916, [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.[x] 213; [iii]. Publisher's blue cloth lettered in gilt to spine and front board with gilt illustration. Colour frontispiece, in-text illustration of 'Mrs Yeats' between pp.54-55. Lovely copy, internally bright and clean, minor toning to head edge of textblock and endpapers, slight fading to spine otherwise binding in good condition. Fine. Yeats was a poet whose autobiography depicts his childhood, of being an Irishman growing up in England and the racially motivated bullying and hostility he faced, in a poetic style. Yeats was the first Irishman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923, and served as an Irish Senator for two years.


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