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YEATS, W[illiam] B[utler].
The Desire of Man and of Woman. A Poem. IN THE DOME A Quarterly containing Examples of All the Arts Number Two.
London: Unicorn Press, 1897..
8vo. pp. 118, [ff. 8]ads. Yeats poem on pp. 48-49. 10 plates & full-page text illus. incl. coloured woodcut by W.Nicholson printed from 4 blocks. printed bds. (spine chipped). First Appearance in Print of the Yeats poem. Also including 'The Troubling of the Waters' by Laurence Housman, illustrated by the author. Wade p. 322.
$75 USD                          Book Number: dola132                         Order / Enquire

[YONGE, Charlotte Mary] [1823-1901].
The Heir Of Redclyffe.
London: John W.Parker And Son, 1853..
2 Volumes. small 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., 359; 1 p.l., 366. half-titles & leaf of ads wanting. contemporary half chagrin, gilt backs (rubbed, short splits in 2 joints). Second Edition, Revised. NCBEL III 973. Sadleir 3370a.
$256 USD                          Book Number: EONe[YON60                         Order / Enquire

YOUNG, Edward [1683-1765].
Night Thoughts.
London: Printed by C.Whittingham for T.Heptinstall, 1798..
8vo. pp. 364. engraved frontis. portrait by J.Collyer, & 9 engraved plates (incl. title) by Rothwell, Neagle, &c. after William Stothard. contemporary tree calf, rebacked with gilt spine mounted (hint of foxing to plates). First Edition Illustrated by Stothard.
$513 USD                          Book Number: EUNghYOU41                         Order / Enquire

[YOUNG, John] [1750?-1820].
A Criticism On The Elegy Written In A Country Church Yard, Being A Continuation Of Dr. J------n's Criticism On The Poems Of Gray.
London: Printed For G.Wilkie, 1783..
8vo. pp. xx, 90. complete with half-title. the title is mounted on a stub and appears to be a cancel. modern quarter morocco (small marginal defects to last & first few leaves). First Published Edition of this parody of Johnson's criticism of Gray's Elegy in The Lives of the English Poets. Although in the Advertisement the editor claims that the criticism was written by Johnson, printed for publication, and then withdrawn, it was soon known to be the work of John Young, professor of Greek at Glasgow. "Boswell called it 'the most perfect imitation of Johnson', and Sir Walter Scott praised it as 'the cleverest parody of the Doctor's style of criticism' and 'very capital'. Courtney & Nichol Smith pp. 138-39. NCBEL II 580. Northup 1031. Rothschild 2624.
$923 USD                          Book Number: EOUCr[YO56                         Order / Enquire

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