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Yeats, Jack B. (1871-1957) A Broadside, Seventy-seven Issues, Hand-colored.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1209
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Yeats, Jack B. (1871-1957) A Broadside, Seventy-seven Issues, Hand-colored. Dublin: Dun Ember [and] Cuala Press, June 1908-May 1915 Small folio, each issue printed, illustrated, and hand-colored by Yeats, all in a limited edition of 300 copies, each consisting of a printed bifolium, including the following issues: numbers 1-4 and 6-12, first year; numbers 1-12, second year; numbers 1-12, third year; numbers 1-10 and 12, fourth year; numbers 1-7, 9, 10, and 12, fifth year; numbers 1-2, 4-11, sixth year; and numbers 1-10 and 12, seventh and last year; housed in three sets in publisher's portfolios, each with a hand-colored woodcut on the front board (worn, some ties and flaps missing), generally internally good, 11 x 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,500-4,500


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Arts and Crafts Movement, Broadside, Cuala Press, Folio, Literature, Poets, Publishing, W. B. Yeats, Yeats

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