Collection: W. B. Yeats Library >> Poems of ten years, 1924-1934 / Dorothy Wellesley.
Poems of ten years, 1924-1934 /
|Main Creator:||Wellesley, Dorothy, 1889-1956.|
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[London] : Macmillan, 1934.
Title vignette (portrait).
YL 2235: Inscribed on front free endpaper "Copy for general anthology" [not Yeats's], but there follows a list, [Yeats's], of poem titles, page numbers and page allotments, which partially corresponds to Wellesley's selection in The Oxford book of modern verse (1936). [For a discussion of this volume and its relationship to the other copies in the Yeats Library and of the revisions as they appear in The Oxford Book of Modern Verse (1936) and 'Selections' edited by W. B. Yeats, see Edward O'Shea, "Yeats as editor : Dorothy Wellesley's Selections", English Language notes 11 (December 1973): 112-118.
YL 2235: On back flyleaf: "D. W. / 30 July Midnight / Surrey..."
YL 2235a: Imperfect: A number of poems cancelled, revised or excised in text; most but not all the revised poems appear in Wellesley's 'Selections'.
YL 2235a: On front cover: "W. B. Yeats (Notes)". Manuscript notes on front and rear endpapers.
YL 2235b: Inscribed on front free endpaper: "Selections (with introduction by WBY) [there follows a list of poems as they appear in Wellesley's 'Selections', with slight alteration, possibly in George Yeats's hand]. The revisions made in YL 2235 and YL 2235a have been carefully copied in the same hand and some new ones introduced.
YL 2235: Imperfect. Some poems excised, others cancelled in text, some revised in pencil by Yeats.
YL 2235c: Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To my friend / W.B. Yeats / from / Dorothy Wellesley / Aug. 1935."
YL 2235c: Many pages uncut.
Physical description: xi, , 323,  pages : illustrations (portrait) ; 20 cm.
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 297
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YL 2235 ; YL 2235a ; YL 2235b ; YL 2235c: From the Library of W. B. Yeats.
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