The Love Songs of Connacht Being the Fourth Chapter of the Songs of Connacht, Collected and Translated by Douglas Hyde. WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS, CONTRIBUTOR.

The Love Songs of Connacht Being the Fourth Chapter of the Songs of Connacht, Collected and Translated by Douglas Hyde.

Publisher: (Dundrum: Dun Emer Press, 1904).
Edition: First edition, one of 300 copies.
Bibliographical References: Wade 260; Miller, The Dun Emer Press, 3.
Condition: Vellum slightly soiled; fine copy.
Book ID: 23997

Description

8vo, contemporary half vellum, marbled paper sides, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed.

Comments

¶ A collection of Gaelic poetry translated by Irish scholar and writer Douglas Hyde (1860-1949), with a preface by W. B. Yeats praising Hyde's work. This was the third book of the Dun Emer Press, which later became the Cuala Press. ¶ Bookplates of W. Van R. Whitall and George Frederick Engelbach on the front paste-down, below which is the small booklabel of San Francisco collector Albert Sperisen.

Price: $450.00

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