W. B. Yeats The Poetry of W. B. Yeats


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This elegant hardback edition presents over 100 of Yeats' best loved poems, featuring gilded page edge, a gold embossed cover design and beautiful endpapers.

This collection of masterful poetry demonstrates the extraordinary range and beautiful lyricism of Ireland's most accomplished poet, William Butler Yeats. The poems selected here cover love and regret, Irish folktales, beauty, politics, family and satire. From the romantic ideals of his youth to the innovative realist of his later years, this collection spans the breadth of Yeats' output.


  • 'He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven'
  • 'The Second Coming'
  • 'A Coat'
  • 'The Song of Wandering Aengus'
  • 'An Irish Airman Foresees His Death'
  • 'The Stolen Child'

This elegant pocket-sized gift edition is presented with a gold embossed cover design, beautifully designed endpapers, ivory pages and gilded page edges. Part of the Arcturus Ornate Classics series, this book makes wonderful gift for any poetry lover.

  • ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Ornate Classics are beautifully bound editions of iconic literary works across history. These compact, foil-embossed hardbacks are printed using deluxe ivory paper and make the perfect gift.

  • About the Author

    The Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was a leading figure of early 20th century literature. In 1923, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature and he drew his inspiration from the Irish nationalist movement.

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