Deluxe edition of Yeats :
The Wild Swans at Coole, Sailing to Byzantium & The Song of Wandering Aengus /
William Butler Yeats ; set by hand, printed letterpress & presented with an original linocut by Mary Plunkett.
|Main Creator:||Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.|
|Published / Created:||
Dublin : The Belgrave Private Press, 2015.
Designed, set by hand, illustrated and letterpress printed by Mary Plunkett at The Belgrave Private Press, Dublin in 2015. Set in Caslon Old Face as favoured by Elizabeth Yeats in the publications of the Cuala Press. Printed on 175 gsm Somerset Book acid-free paper using an Arab treadle press. Accompanied by a three page fold-out linocut on 250 gsm Somerset Velvet. Printed in a limited edition of 50, numbers 1 to 20 are presented with a three colour linocut & are quarter-bound in cloth and board by Duffy Bookbinders. The linocuts have been inked by hand & printed on a Farley galley press at Graphic Studio Dublin. Numbers 21 to 50 include a single colour print and are bound by the printer in 130 gsm Hahnemuhle Bugra Butten. A further 5 copies, numbered I to V have been printed out of commerce. This is number 17. - numbered and signed in pencil by Mary Plunkett.
Three unnumbered volumes in slipcase.
Physical description: [10 unnumbered pages, 1 folded] : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Distinctive title: Wild Swans at Coole, The
Distinctive title: Sailing to Byzantium
Distinctive title: Song of Wandering Aengus, The
|Call Number||View in||Collection||NLI Holdings|
|LO 12875/1||Main Reading Room (Librarian's Office) Special Access||Librarian's Office||Vol.  of 3 volumes in slipcase|
|LO 12875/2||Main Reading Room (Librarian's Office) Special Access||Librarian's Office||Vol.  of 3 volumes in slipcase|
|LO 12875/3||Main Reading Room (Librarian's Office) Special Access||Librarian's Office||Vol.  of 3 volumes in slipcase|