Auction Date:2012 Mar 12 @ 18:00 (UTC+1)
Location:Clyde Hall, Royal Dublin Society (RDS), Ballsbridge, Dublin, ., Ireland
Jack Butler Yeats - GEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM - IRISHMEN ALL and THE BIG TREE OF BUNCLODY, STORIES OF MY OWN COUNTRYSIDE BY PADRAIC COLUM
the first with dedication to A.W. Knapp by Mrs B. Cadbury dated 22 July, 1914
21.59 by 15.24cm., 8.5 by 6in.
T. N. Foulis, London and Edinburgh, 1913. With twelve colour plates by Jack Yeats tipped in. First edition. Crown octavo, original gilt-lettered green cloth, top edge gilt. Previous owner of the text was the chemist for Cadbury's Chocolates in Birmingham. Further details on previous owners laid in.
The Big Tree of Bunclody, The Macmillan Company, 1933, New York. With illustrations by Yeats throughout. In original green linen boards with titled upper and spine. A very fine pair.