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THE LAND OF HEART'S DESIRE and THE COUNTESS CATHLEEN.

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THE LAND OF HEART'S DESIRE and THE COUNTESS CATHLEEN.

by YEATS**, W[illiam] B[utler]:

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  • hardcover
  • First
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UK,small 12mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.[Originally published by this publisher,1894,and the first of Yeats' plays to be performed professionally.This new edition is from or part of Unwin's Cabinet Library,1925 (No. 23 in the series) and therefore a 1st edn thus.] FINE/VG+.Handwritten ink gift presentation inscrptn to front free endpaper - publisher's price (3/6 NET) to spine/backstrip of dw/dj. Lightly grubbed khaki/tan background with single-line border to front panel with brown lettering,darkened spine/backstrip with similar lettering and some decoration,rear panel with publisher's advert for H.G. Wells's titles in same series; with shelf-wear to edges and corners - some minimal creasing,top two corner tips rubbed with some minimal chipping and losses to same and minimal chipping to head with small loss,lettering unaffected,small closed tear at foot of spine/backstrip, and a small closed tear to rear,lower edges of dw/dj but still with approx. 99% present.Top edges gilt (t.e.g),fore-edges and bottom edges deckled (untrimmed); contents bright,tight,clean,solid and sound - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - appears unread apart from my own collation - a few pages unopened.Bright, crisp,clean,generally sharp-cornered, publisher's origiNal maroon cloth boards/covers with single blocked filet to front and with author's bright, crisp,blocked gilt facsimile signature towards top of same,bright,crisp blocked gilt letters to spine/backstrip,rear board/cover plain and undecorated,bright,clean maroon/pink+white marbled endpapers,both hinges solid and sound without any splits,tears or cracking.UK,small 12mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus,2 plays includes 9-45pp with note about the play [paginated] and 4+57-166pp [paginated] respectively; plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages,dedication with Wm Blake epigraph to reverse,title separator page with cast to reverse [TLOHD],and plus [unpaginated] epigraph with blank reverse,dedication with blank reverse,cast list also with blank reverse,individual Scenes (V) separator pages and to rear Notes separator page,and Notes. [TCC] . The Land of Heart's Desire,was produced spring 1894 at the Abbe Theatre and ran for over six weeks.In the winter of 1912 Yeats made many revisions and was reprinted in book form,which was then acted for the first time February 22nd,1912 at the abbey Theatre,Dublin. The Countess Cathleen,was acted in 1899 in Dublin and caused an uproar,citing blasphemy because of the language of the demons and the character Shemus Rua used,agitated by Catholic students' petition,clergy,politicians and newspapers.After the performance,Yeats added a love scene and in that form it was revived in New York,a complete revision followed,making it suitable for performance at the Abbey Theatre,Dublin. Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,because of the smaller size and lighter weight for correct,insured (where necessary) shipping/ P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja900620
Title
THE LAND OF HEART'S DESIRE and THE COUNTESS CATHLEEN.
Author
YEATS**, W[illiam] B[utler]:
Format/binding
Hardback.
Book condition
Used - FINE.
Jacket condition
VG+.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,small 12mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
LONDON.T, FISHER UNWIN LTD.,1925.
Keywords
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