The Book Shed

Member of The Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association
& The Anthony Powell Society

Lake Road Benson, VT 05743
Joseph Trenn Tel: 802-345-3081 or 802-537-2010

home | advanced search | about us | media | Links

Deirdre of the Sorrows

Author: Synge, J.M.
ISBN #: 
Price: $10.00
Publisher: John W Luce & Company
Publisher Location: Boston
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Trade U.S.
Pub Date: 1911
Spine darkened, label chipped at bottom corner. The last work by the Irish playwright, produced posthumously. The play is based on Irish mythology, in particular the myths concerning Deirdre and Conchobar. The work was unfinished at the author's death in 1909, but was completed by William Butler Yeats and Synge's fiancée, Molly Allgood. In a gilt and green binding with faux vellum spine. The first American trade edition after a small pamphlet edition of 50 copies by J. Quinn, New York. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover.