Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]. John Millington Synge.
Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]
Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]
Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]
Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]
Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]
Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]
Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats]

One of 5 on Vellum, Quinn Family Provenance

Poems and Translations. [Preface by W.B. Yeats].

New York: Printed for John Quinn, 1909.

One of 5 printed on pure vellum of 50 copies total, first American edition. 1 vols. 4to. One of 5 on Vellum, Quinn Family Provenance. Full ivory vellum titled in gilt. Fine. Laid into a green morocco backed slipcase and chemise Wade 244; Quinn 9981; Colbeck II:828. Provenance: Julia Quinn, sister (and heir) of John Quinn, and by descent. Item #305623

One of 5 copies on vellum of the first American edition, printed privately for John Quinn, and following the first edition by the Cuala Press in 1909. The preface by Yeats is dated ten days after Synge’s death. Yeats wrote, “The whole book is of a kind almost unknown in a time when lyricism has become abstract and impersonal”.

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