London, Canada: MacMillan & Co. Ltd., 1961.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a very good dust jacket. xi, 530 pp, illustrated with two portraits. Small ink notations on half-title; else fine, in original green cloth. Dust jacket is toned at the spine and has light shelfwear. Wade 211t notes that this was issued in an edition of2800 copies. Three of the introductions in this collection (Yeat's own introduction to these essays; the general introduction for his works, and the introduction for his plays) are published here for the first time.