"TO COUNTER… POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS PROPAGANDA; SENTIMENTALITY; AND STAGE-IRISH HUMOR"
(KERRIGAN, J.M.) YEATS, W.B. Representative Irish Tales. Second Series. New York and London, 1891.
First edition of the concluding volume in Yeats' major early collection of Irish tales, issued along with same year's Volume I, featuring eleven tales chosen and edited by him, with his introductory essays, a memorable association copy belonging to the respected Dublin-born Abbey Theatre actor who went on to roles on Broadway and in film, with his inscribed, “J.J. Kerrigan, Hollywood, Cal." $1000.