Cuala Press, 1903-1973.
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Cuala Press, 1903-1973. by Colin Smythe

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Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes Elizabeth Corbet Yeats" association with the Cuala Press.

ContributionsYeats, Elizabeth.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 107-113
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21466542M

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The Department of Special Collections owns 71 books printed by the Cuala Press between and in addition to a complete collection of broadsides and Christmas cards. This is supplemented by a collection of nine books printed by the Dun Emer Press between and Hours Mon - Fri 9am - . Cuala split to become its own dedicated entity, a fine private press, printing primarily writers and poets of the Irish Literary Revival. It has to also be noted that, of the many, many publications that the press managed to put out over the years (over 70 is less than fifty years), at least 45 of them where written by W.B. Yeats himself. First edition, first impression, one of copies. The Cuala Press was one half of the Cuala Industries, a co-operative business run by Lily and Elizabeth Yeats. Cuala Industries was founded with the aim of reviving the craft of book printing in Ireland and "to give work to Irish girls" (McMurtrie, p. ). The name of the press was accordingly changed from the Dun Emer Press to the Cuala Press. Elizabeth Yeats ran the press until her death in , whereupon William Butler Yeats’ wife George took over along with Mollie Gill and another assistant. The press stopped printing books in , but continued to create cards and prints.

Cuala Press. Jack B. Yeats - Cuala Press Print. The Cuala Press was an Irish private press set up in by Elizabeth Yeats with support from her brother William Butler Yeats that played an important role in the Celtic Revival of the early 20th century.. Elizabeth Yeats had started her career working with William Morris in London. "Something to perfection brought": The Cuala Press Pamphlet – January 1, by Michael Butler Yeats (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Pamphlet "Please retry" — — $ Pamphlet from $Author: Michael Butler Yeats. Elizabeth retained the basic ethos and equipment of Dun Emer for her new Cuala Press, which would go on to publish more than 60 books of poetry, fiction and prose from to Approximately 60 assorted printings from the Cuala Press including prints, broadsides, cards, etc. All with illuminations or illustrations, most hand-colored. Various sizes from x cm. (7¼x5¼") to x33 cm. (16x13"). A number of the printings include verse by William Butler Yeats.

press inMiss Gleeson'shome, itwas first known as the Dun Emer Press and for five years the books were produced un­ der that imprint. In , however, the press was moved to a cottage which Miss Yeats described as "nearer home," and because Miss Gleeson chose to retain the name Dun Emer for her carpet-making,the Dun Emer Press became the Cuala. The Dun Emer Press, Later the Cuala Press with a List of the Books, Broadsides and other Pieces Printed at the Press with a Preface by Michael B Yeats. Miller, Liam. Published by Cuala Press, Dublin () Used. First Edition. Hardcover. Quantity available: 1. Cuala Press and Dun Emer Press: Lily and Lolly Yeats. I’ve been interested in finding out about the Cuala Press since visiting the Yeats exhibition at the National Library of Ireland a couple of years ago, but have only recently got around to doing small piece cannot really do justice to the fascinating story, so I will put suggestions for finding out more at the end of this article. The Cuala Press was an Irish private press set up in by Elizabeth Yeats with support from her brother William Butler Yeats that played an important role in the Celtic Revival of the early 20th century. Originally Dun Emer Press, from until the late s it functioned as Cuala Press, publicising the works of such writers as Yeats, Lady Gregory, Colum, Synge, Gogarty, etc.