The Countess Kathleen And Various Legends and Lyrics; Cameo Series. William Butler Yeats.

The Countess Kathleen And Various Legends and Lyrics; Cameo Series

Boston & London: Roberts Bros. & T. Fisher Unwin, 1902. First American edition. Hardcover. 141 pages. 19 x 11.5 cm. Engraved frontispiece by T.J. Nettleship. The present volume represents Yeats's second collection of poetry. In addition the play The Countess Kathleen, the collection includes some of Yeats’ finest early lyrics, including “The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” “When You Are Old,” and “The Man Who Dreamed of Faeryland.” The work is dedicated to his long-time love, Maud Gonne, and many of the poems reflect Yeats's burgeoning interests in alchemy and esotericism. WADE 6. Backstrip toned and darkened, bumping to corners, front cover joint nicked, interior clean, binding firm. Orig. decorated green boards and quarter parchment. Good. Item #22207

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