Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Collected Letters of W.B. Yeats, Volumes I & II

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986-1997. First edition. Hardcover. Quartos. Vol.1 (1865-1895): (xlii) 548pp. Vol.2 (1896-1900): (lxxxi) 790pp. Blue-Green dust jackets with white lettering on covers and spines. Vol.1, dark blue buckram boards with gilt lettering and publisher's device on the spine. Vol.2 with black buckram boards. These are the first 2 volumes of 4, that were eventually published in the series. The work is comprehensive collection of the letters and correspondence of the acclaimed Irish poet, giving a vivid insight to his work and personal life. Vol.1 contains 350 letters from the first 30 years of Yeats' life, while the second volume covers the years from the time he left the "family house in Bedford...and began a new life in Bloomsbury". Djs with some light smudges. Jacket of vol.1 with some sunning and spotting to edges and interior flaps. Light spotting to the edges of book blocks. Vol.2 with the top edge smudged and bumped. Dust jackets in good to very good+, bindings in good to near fine, interiors in near fine condition overall. g to near fine. Item #42221
ISBN: 0198126794

Price: $150.00

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