The Signed Variorum Edition
YEATS, William Butler. Variorum Edition of the Poems of W.B. Yeats. Edited by Peter Allt and Russell K. Alspach. New York: The Macmillan Company , 1957.
First edition. Limited to 825 numbered copies, signed by Yeats, this being number 656. Octavo (9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches; 234 x 155 mm). xxxv, [1, blank], 884 pp. With signed limitation page inserted after half-title.

Original quarter orange buckram over beige buckram boards. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Top edge stained gray. A fine copy. In the original cardboard slipcase. Slipcase a bit sunned but very good.

The limitation sheets, signed by the author before his death in 1939, were retained by the publisher until the publication of this edition. Perhaps the best edition of Yeats.

HBS # 66593 $2,500