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The winding stair /
by W. B. Yeats.
|Main Creator:||Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.|
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New York : The Fountain Press, MCMXXIX 
"Of this edition of The winding stair, six hundred and forty-two copies were printed on Kalmar paper in the printing house of William Edwin Rudge. Six hundred numbered copies, signed by the author, will be for sale. Distributed in America by Random house, and in Great Britain by Grant Richards and Humphrey Toulmin at the Cayme Press Limited. Designed by Frederic Warde. This is copy number ... ".
LO 8343 is copy no. 553; LO 2046 is no. 444 and YL 2447 is no. 343. All signed by W. B.Yeats.
YL 2447: Inscribed by the author on front flyleaf "Inscribed for my friend / Shotaro Oshima / WB Yeats / 'Wisdom is a butterfly / and not a gloomy bird of prey."
Exhibited as part of 'The Moderns', 20 October 2010 - 13 February 2011 at Irish Museum of Modern Art
Physical description: 4 preliminary leaves, 3-25,  pages ; 23 cm.
Citations/References: Wade, Allan. A bibliography of the writings of W. B. Yeats. 1968, 164
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 375.
|Contained in:||W. B. Yeats Library|
LO 8343: From the Pádraig Ó Broin Collection.