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Essays Irish and American. by  John Butler Yeats - First Edition - 1918 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 115008)

Essays Irish and American.

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Essays Irish and American.

by Yeats, John Butler

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Dublin: The Talbot Press, 1918. First edition of John Butler Yeats' collection of essays. Octavo, original cloth with paper labels to the spine and front panel, engraved tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Yeats. In very good condition. John Butler Yeats was an Irish portrait painter and the father of William Butler Yeats, Lily Yeats, Elizabeth Corbett "Lolly" Yeats and Jack B. Yeats. Each would build careers in the arts: Lily as an embroiderer, Lolly as an educator and publisher, Jack as an illustrator, and William as a poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
115008
Title
Essays Irish and American.
Author
Yeats, John Butler
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Talbot Press
Place of Publication
Dublin
Date Published
1918
Keywords
Essays Irish and American First Edition, John Butler Yeats First Edition

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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