Autobiographies. Combines the previous works Reveries Over Childhood and Youth [1914] and The Trembling of the Veil [1922]

Price: 395.00 GBP

London: Macmillan and Co., 1926, [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.[x] 477; [1], blank; [2], advertisements. Five illustrations including a colour plate by Jack B Yeats. Publisher's mid-green cloth lettered in gilt to spine and front board decorated in blind, illustrated endpapers, edges untrimmed, pictorial dust-wrapper. Tiny nicks to cloth joints, inside paper joints started, dust-wrapper a shade toned to spine else fine. An attractive copy. 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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