The tables of the law ;The adoration of the Magi /
by W. B. Yeats.
|In Collection:||W. B. Yeats Library|
|Published / Created:||
Privately printed [by R. Clay & Sons, Ltd.],
|Notes:||"These stories were originally intended to follow 'Rosa alchemica' in 'The secret rose'"--Title page verso. |
Yeats Library copy is no. 68 of 110 copies printed.
With bookplate of Lily Yeats on front pastedown. Inscribed on front free endpaper "Lily Yeats / from / W B Yeats / Dec 29th '97."
Frontispiece portrait of W. B. Yeats by John B. Yeats.
Although described as privately printed, copies were advertised in Lawrence and Bullen's catalogues. First edition published London: Elkin Mathews, 1904. Latin phrases by Lionel Johnson. The tables of the law first printed in the Savoy, Nov. 1896. cf. Allan Wade
Physical description: 3 preliminary leaves, 7-47,  pages : frontispiece (portrait) ; 20 cm.
Citations/References: Wade, Allan. A bibliography of the writings of W. B. Yeats. 1968, 24
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 364.
|Provenance:||YL 2428: From the Library of W. B. Yeats.|