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The tables of the law ;The adoration of the Magi /

by W. B. Yeats.
Main Creator: Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Contributors: Yeats Family, donor.
In Collection: W. B. Yeats Library
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: [London] : Privately printed [by R. Clay & Sons, Ltd.], MDCCCXCVII [1897]
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, [1] 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.
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