William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.  Yeats was a driving force in the Irish Literary Revival.  He founded, along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn, and others, founded the Abbey Theatre.  He was the first Irishman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

Notable works in ARB’s collection:

  • Three Things (929), 1st edition
  • Seven poems and a fragment (1922), 1st edition (500 copies)
  • The trembling of the veil (1922), Special edition (no.156 of 1000), signed
  • Early memories; some chapters of autobiography (1923), Special edition (500 copies), signed

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WB Yeats-Packet for Ezra Pound WB Yeats-Trembling of the Veil