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Dun Emer Press, later the Cuala Press

Liam Miller

Dun Emer Press, later the Cuala Press

by Liam Miller

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Published by Dolmen Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yeats, Elizabeth Corbet, -- 1868-1940,
  • Cuala Press.,
  • Dun Emer Press.,
  • Cuala Press -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Dun Emer Press -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a preface by Michael B. Yeats.
    SeriesNew Yeats papers -- 7
    ContributionsYeats, Michael B., 1921-, Miller, Liam former owner., Miller, Josephine, former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p. :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16396137M

    The Dun Emer Press (–) was an Irish private press founded in by Elizabeth Yeats and her brother William Butler Yeats, part of the Celtic Revival. It was named after the legendary Emer and evolved into the Cuala Press. Cuala Press Broadside Collection. An almost complete collection of limited editions of books and broadsides printed by the Cuala Press (formerly the Dun Emer Press). This Irish press published many important writers from the early twentieth century. Digitization Status: Completed.

    Dun Emer Press Be Thou my Vision Dublin Cuala Press [n.d.] Translation of an Old Irish hymn Bowen Elizabeth Seven Winters by Elizabeth Bowen Dublin Cuala Press No. 37 of copies made Uncut Dafydd Ap Gwilym Dafydd Ap Gwilym: Selected poems: Translated by Nigel Heseltine with a preface by Frank. It was after the separation that Dun-Emer Press was renamed the Cuala Press. The Cuala Press was responsible for the publication of countless important works, including many by W.B Yeats, J.B Yeats, Ezra Pound, F.R. Higgins, Frank O’Connor, Katherine Tynan, and Douglas Hyde.

      Included are many examples of Yeats titles from the Dun Emer Press (later renamed the Cuala Press), a small hand-press establishment run by Yeats’s sister Elizabeth. Also on exhibit are books designed and illustrated by Althea Gyles and Thomas Sturge Moore, Abbey Theatre publications, and other materials representing all aspects of Yeats’s. Books Portland Public Library's Special Collections (in the Portland Room) includes 79 titles (in 80 volumes) published by Dun Emer Press and Cuala Press. These were gifts to the Library from the personal collection of bibliophile and financier James Augustine Healy, beginning in June


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Dun Emer Press, later the Cuala Press by Liam Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

An attractive complete set of the books issued by the Dun Emer Press, the private press established by Yeats's sisters that played a central part in the Celtic Revival.

The poet acted as literary editor and subsidised its productions; a number of the publications are Yeats first editions.

The establishment of Dun Emer -- The Dun Emer Press -- The Cuala Press -- The revival of Cuala -- Notes -- A list of books, broadsides and other pieces.

Add tags for "The Dun Emer Press, later the Cuala Press: with a list of the books, broadsides, and other pieces printed at the press". Be the first. Similar Items. Liberties Press is not the first book publisher to be based in the south Dublin suburb of Churchtown. In fact, the area has a proud tradition of independent literary publishing.

In the early twentieth century, it was home to the Dun Emer Press (later called the Cuala Press). 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. - - First edition. 4to., original blue linen. The following are the Dun Emer and Cuala Press holdings in the Rare Book Collection, which holds nearly all of the 77 numbered titles. Titles which are not held are in a black smaller point type. Additional miscellaneous publications are also held and are listed after.

The Poetics of Print also explores the influence of Dun Emer and the Cuala enterprise on two later Irish private presses, Gayfield Press and the Dolmen Press. Gayfield operated between and. The series continued monthly for seven years, but after the first issue published under the Dun Emer imprint continued under the newly re-named Cuala Press.

There are a total of eighty-four issues. Each one was in folio format and printed on regular cartridge paper made at Saggart Mill. 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 inwhereupon William Butler Yeats’ wife George took over along with Mollie Gill and another assistant.

The press stopped printing books inbut continued to create cards and prints. 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 inwhereupon William Butler Yeats’ wife George took over along with Mollie Gill and another assistant.

The press stopped printing books inbut continued to create cards and prints. Inafter the Press had produced eleven literary titles, the different elements of the Dun Emer studio separated completely, with Gleeson retaining the Dun Emer name.

The Yeats sisters left Dundrum and took the new name Cuala for their operations, Elizabeth. 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.

The Dun Emer Press (fl. –) was an Irish private press founded in by Evelyn Gleeson, Elizabeth Yeats and her brother William Butler Yeats, part of the Celtic Revival. It was named after the legendary Emer and evolved into the Cuala Press. Cuala Press was started by no less than the sisters of the playwright, poet, and writer W.B.

Yeats, and was operated as a part of a 'Dun Emer Guild' which sought to develop the crafts and principles of the Arts and Crafts Movement in Ireland.

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 The Cuala Press began in as the Dun Emer Press. Evelyn Gleeson founded it as part of Dun Emer Industries.

Gleeson named her home and company after Emer, the wife of the Irish hero Cuchulainn. Influenced by the Gaelic revival taking place in Ireland, Gleeson wanted to promote Ireland’s cultural heritage in the domestic arts.

The Dun Emer Press, Later the Cuala Press. With a list of the Books, Broadsides and other pieces printed at the press. Dublin: Cuala Press, With a Preface by Michael B.

Yeats. Dublin: Cuala Press, Limited edition of Copies, Signed by Miller, (No) Pages. Twenty one Poems [Lionel Pigot Johnson, publisher Cuala Press, publisher Dun Emer Press] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Evelyn Gleeson kept the Dun Emer name and the embroidery portion while the press changed its name to the Cuala Press under Elizabeth Yeats.

Cuala was the old Irish name for a barony south of Dublin. The books produced by the Cuala Press were printed on handmade paper and were bound in blue or brown paper boards with linen backs.

The Cuala Press (originally the Dun Emer Press, – ) was a private press operated by Elizabeth Yeats, sister of William Butler Yeats, from to After Elizabeth Yeats’ death inthe press.

The Cuala Press was established by the Yeats family in It operated under the name Dun Emer outside the village of Dundrum, Ireland until when it moved to Churchtown, Ireland, and changed its name to Cuala Press. It moved to Dublin in and continued publishing until Liberties Press is not the first book publisher to be based in the south Dublin suburb of Churchtown.

In fact, the area has a proud tradition of independent literary publishing. In the early twentieth century, it was home to the Dun Emer Press (later called the Cuala Press).The full text of the prospectus can be found in Liam Miller’s history  The Dun Emer Press, Later the Cuala Press  published in InElizabeth Yeats and her sister Lily left Dun Emer Industries and set up their own studio, bringing the printing enterprise with them and renaming it the Cuala Press.