THE CAT AND THE MOON AND CERTAIN POEMS. W. B. YEATS.

THE CAT AND THE MOON AND CERTAIN POEMS

Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Original linen-backed blue boards with a printed paper label on the spine; title woodcut pressmark ("Charging Unicorn") by Robert Gregory in red. One of 500 copies printed in red and black by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats on paper made in Ireland. Title page SIGNED by the poet. Contains the first printing of "Leda and the Swan," considered to be one of Yeats's masterpieces, and, according to Camille Paglia, one of the best poems of the twentieth century. Light discoloration to the endpapers, as usual for this title; slight over opening of text at a couple of points. Light wear only to covers. About Near Fine, lacking the scarce plain paper dustwrapper. Item #019769

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