Item #32 Moytura. A Play for Dancers. Padraic COLUM.

Moytura. A Play for Dancers.

Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1963. Tall Octavo. Bound in original quarter tan cloth, with spine lettered in blind, and decorated cream paper covered boards. In very good printed paper dust jacket. [39] pp. Some light soiling and wear to the dust jacket, else a Very Good copy. The text was set in Janson type, and printed by Liam Miller. One of 750 unnumbered copies. Frontispiece engraving of Loch Coirib viewed from Moytura House by William Wilde, first published in Lough Corrib, its Shores and Islands (1867). Colum’s play, with William Wilde as its protagonist, is composed in the style and form of Japanese Noh drama, which Yeats helped to popularize among Symbolists and Imagists with 'At the Hawk's Well' (1916). Item #32

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