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Yeats, Jack B. (Jack Butler) 1871-1957

Overview
Works: 662 works in 1,190 publications in 4 languages and 11,884 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Drama  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Art 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PR6047.E3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack B Yeats
The collected plays of Jack B. Yeats by Jack B Yeats( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aran Islands by J. M Synge( Book )

25 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's prospectus for the limited edition (150 copies), large paper edition of Synge's work. The only book published by Maunsel to include hand-colouring of an artist's work
Jack B. Yeats : a centenary gathering by Samuel Beckett( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ah well, a romance in perpetuity and, And to you also by Jack B Yeats( Book )

8 editions published between 1942 and 1974 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charmed life by Jack B Yeats( Book )

13 editions published between 1934 and 1974 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irishmen all by George A Birmingham( Book )

3 editions published between 1913 and 1914 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Jack B. Yeats by T. G Rosenthal( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La la noo by Jack B Yeats( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1971 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sand : a play by Jack B Yeats( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synge and the Ireland of his time by W. B Yeats( Book )

14 editions published between 1911 and 1992 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1911 study of the life and works of Irish playwright John Millington Synge is written from the perspective of William Butler Yeats
The big tree of Bunlahy : stories of my own countryside by Padraic Colum( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of adventure and fantasy set in the Irish countryside
A lament for Art O'Leary: by Eileen O'Connell( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1971 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous 18th-century Irish poem, in which a wife mourns the loss of her murdered husband
The secret rose : stories by W. B Yeats( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unsigned binding design by Althea Gyles in gold on smooth dark blue cloth. Includes frontispiece and 6 b/w illustrations after John Butler Yeats (the author's father). A collection of 17 short stories blending Irish with Rosicrucian characters and themes. Gyles' masterpiece shows influences of both the Pre-Raphaelite and Symbolist movements. The front cover design is the Tree of Life, with its roots entwined in the skeleton of a dead knight and its crown displaying three roses (echoing the central rose representing a 'rosy cross' at the tree's 'heart'), The tree is composed of Celtic interlace that culminates in an image of kissing lovers. The spine design is that of Lug's spear (symbol of desire) enwreathed with poppies and immersed in a bowl of sleeping potion. The design on the rear cover is of the alchemical rose, a rose-cross contained in a diamond-like configuration of pointed spears and a circle (a 'squared circle'). Second binding issue, on smooth rather than ribbed cloth with publisher "A.H. Bullen" at the base of the spine. There were thought to be approximately 1000 copies of this issue. Althea Gyles (1868-1949) was a gifted artist, designer and poet who studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. She met W. B. Yeats in 1891, and became, with Yeats, an adherent of the Order of the Golden Dawn, an organization devoted to the study and practice of the occult, metaphysics, and paranormal activities. Gyles' works in Symbolism derive from the cabalistic iconography of the Golden Dawn's second order of Rosae Rubeae et Aureae Crucis (the Ruby Rose and Cross of Gold). Her ability to use abstract means to express the truth as she saw it, makes her work one of the vanguards of Modernism. Gyles is best known for her binding designs for Yeats including The Secret Rose (1897), Poems (1899) and The Wind Among the Reeds (1899). -- Austin Abbey Rare Books
The selected writings of Jack B. Yeats by Jack B Yeats( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragi-komische fragmenten uit een aantal romans en toneelstukken van de Ierse schrijver en schilder (1871-1957)
Jack B. Yeats : his watercolours, drawings, and pastels by Hilary Pyle( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sligo by Jack B Yeats( Book )

14 editions published between 1920 and 1932 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in the west of Ireland by Jack B Yeats( Book )

10 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Wicklow, West Kerry, and Connemara by J. M Synge( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mainsail haul by John Masefield( Book )

5 editions published between 1905 and 1954 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and translations by J. M Synge( Book )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jack B. Yeats : his watercolours, drawings, and pastels
Alternative Names
Butler Yeats, Jack 1871-1957

Jack B. Yeats

Jack Butler Yeats

Jack Butler Yeats artista irlandés

Jack Butler Yeats irischer Künstler

Jack Butler Yeats irský umělecž

Jack Butler Yeats kunstschilder uit Ierland (1871-1957)

Jack Butler Yeats pittore irlandese

Jack Yeats

Yeats, J. B. 1871-1957

Yeats, J. B. (Jack Butler), 1871-1957

Yeats, Jack 1871-1957

Yeats, Jack B.

Yeats, Jack B. 1871-1957

Yeats, Jack Butler

Yeats, Jack Butler 1871-1957

Yeats, John Butler

Yeats, John Butler 1871-1957

Джек Батлер Єйтс

Йейтс, Джек Батлер

جک باتلر ییتس نویسنده و نقاش ایرلندی

Languages
English (217)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

German (1)

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