ALS from John Butler Yeats, with an ink self-portrait, addressed to "My dear sir",
1918 July 27.
|Main Creator:||Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922|
Addressed mostly likely to the propiertor(s) of the Talbot Press, Dublin, upon receipt of copies of his book "Essays Irish and American", published the previous May. Mentions John Eglinton (William Kirkpatrick Magee).
Makes a reference to making a "book plate" of the sketch used as the frontis is tied to a self-portrait in ink by Yeats, featuring an owl in the left background, with the subject holding a curled scroll bearing a Latin motto. The first printing of "Essays Irish and American" featured as a frontis a self-portrait by John Butler Yeats.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Address "317 W. 29[th street New York]".
Physical description: 1 sheet.
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|MS 41,876||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|