W. B. Yeats & the Irish Renaissance an exhibition of books and manuscripts from the James A. Healy collection with an essay

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Published by Stanford University Libraries in Stanford, CA .

Written in English

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  • Yeats, W B -- 1865-1939 -- Bibliography.,
  • Dun Emer Press -- Bibliography -- Catalogues.,
  • Cuala Press -- Bibliography -- Catalogues.

Edition Notes

Exhibition held at the University from October 10, 1990 - January 11, 1991.

Book details

Statementby Michael Stanford.
ContributionsStanford, Michael., Stanford University. Libraries.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 82[1]p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18946606M
ISBN 10091122114X
OCLC/WorldCa24365441

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