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Au Autobiographies. London: Macmillan, 1955.
AVA W. B. Yeats, A Vision: The Original 1925 Edition, ed. Catherine E. Paul and Margaret Mills Harper, Vol. XIII of the Collected Works of W. B. Yeats. New York: Scribner, 2008.
AVB W. B. Yeats, A Vision: The Revised 1937 Edition, ed. Margaret Mills Harper and Catherine E. Paul, Vol. XIV of The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats. New York: Scribner, 2015.
Berg Books and Manuscripts, The Berg Collection, New York Public Library (Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations).
CL1 The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats: Volume I, 1865–1895, ed. John Kelly and Eric Domville. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986.
CL2 The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats: Volume II, 1896–1900, ed. Warwick Gould, John Kelly, and Deirdre Toomey. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997.
CL3 The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats: Volume III, 1901–1904, ed. John Kelly and Ronald Schuchard. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994.
CL4 The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, Volume IV, 1905–1907, ed. John Kelly and Ronald Schuchard. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005.
CL InteLex The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, gen. ed. John Kelly, Oxford University Press (InteLex Electronic Edition), 2002. Letters cited by Accession number.
CM W. B. Yeats: A Census of the Manuscripts, by Conrad A. Balliet, with the assistance of Christine Mawhinney. New York and London: Garland, 1990.
CW1 The Poems, second edition, ed. Richard J. Finneran. New York: Scribner, 1997.
CW2 The Plays, ed. David R. Clark and Rosalind E. Clark. New York: Scribner, 2001.
CW3 Autobiographies, ed. William H. O’Donnell and Douglas N. Archibald, assisted by J. Frasier Cocks III and Gretchen Schwenker. New York: Scribner, 1999.
CW4 Early Essays, ed. Richard J. Finneran and George Bornstein. New York: Scribner, 2007.
CW5 Later Essays, ed. William H. O’Donnell, with assistance from Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux. New York: Scribner, 1994.
CW6 Prefaces and Introductions: Uncollected Prefaces and Introductions by Yeats to Works by Other Authors and to Anthologies edited by Yeats, ed. William H. O’Donnell. London: Macmillan, 1988.
CW7 Letters to the New Island, eds. George Bornstein and Hugh Witemeyer. London: Macmillan, 1989.
CW8 The Irish Dramatic Movement, eds. Mary FitzGerald and Richard J. Finneran. New York: Scribner, 2003.
CW9 A Vision (1925), ed. Catherine E. Paul and Margaret Mills Harper. New York: Scribner, 2008.
CW10 Later Articles and Reviews: Uncollected Articles, Reviews, and Radio Broadcasts written after 1900, ed. Colton Johnson. New York: Scribner, 2000.
CW12 John Sherman and Dhoya, ed. Richard J. Finneran. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991.
CW13 A Vision: The Original 1925 Version, ed. Catherine E. Paul and Margaret Mills Harper. New York: Scribner 2008.
CW14 A Vision: the revised 1937 edition, ed. Margaret Mills Harper and Catherine E. Paul. New York: Scribner, 2015.
CWVP 1-8 The Collected Works in Verse and Prose of William Butler Yeats. Stratford-on-Avon: The Shakespeare Head Press, 1908. 8 vols.
Diaries Lady Gregory’s Diaries 1892–1902, ed. James Pethica. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1996.
E&I Essays and Introductions. London and New York: Macmillan, 1961.
Ex Explorations, selected by Mrs W. B. Yeats. London: Macmillan, 1962; New York: Macmillan, 1963.
Emory Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
G-YL The Gonne-Yeats Letters 1893–1938: Always Your Friend, ed. Anna MacBride White and A. Norman Jeffares. London: Hutchinson, 1992.
Harvard Manuscript, Houghton Library, Harvard University.
HRHRC Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.
JBYL Letters to his Son W. B. Yeats and Others 1869–1922, by J. B. Yeats, ed. with a memoir by Joseph Hone and a preface by Oliver Elton. London: Faber, 1944.
Kansas Manuscripts in the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas, Lawrence
L The Letters of W. B. Yeats, ed. Allan Wade. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954; New York: Macmillan, 1955.
Life 1 W. B. Yeats: A Life, I: The Apprentice Mage, by R. F. Foster. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Life 2 W. B. Yeats: A Life, II: The Arch-Poet, by R. F. Foster. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Lilly Manuscript in the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington.
LJQ The Letters of John Quinn to W. B. Yeats, ed. Alan B. Himber, with the assistance of George Mills Harper. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1983.
LMR Ah, Sweet Dancer: W. B. Yeats, Margot Ruddock, A Correspondence, ed. Roger McHugh. London and New York: Macmillan, 1970.
Mem Memoirs: Autobiography—First Draft Journal, transcribed and edited by Denis Donoghue. London: Macmillan, 1972; New York: Macmillan, 1973.
Myth Mythologies. London and New York: Macmillan, 1959.
Myth 2005 Mythologies ed. by Warwick Gould and Deirdre Toomey. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005.
NLI Manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland.
NYPL Manuscripts in the New York Public Library.
OBMV The Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1895–1935, chosen by W. B. Yeats. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1936.
Princeton Manuscripts in the Scribner Archive, Firestone Library, Princeton University.
SB The Speckled Bird by William Butler Yeats: an Autobiographical Novel with Variant Versions: New Edition, incorporating recently discovered manuscripts, edited and annotated by William H. O’Donnell. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
SQ A Servant of the Queen: Reminiscences, by Maud Gonne MacBride, eds. A. Norman Jeffares and Anna MacBride White. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1994.
SS The Senate Speeches of W. B. Yeats, ed. Donald R. Pearce. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1960; London: Faber and Faber, 1961.
TB Theatre Business: The Correspondence of the First Abbey Theatre Directors: William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and J. M. Synge, ed. Ann Saddlemyer. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe; University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1982.
TSMC W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore: Their Correspondence, 1901–1937, ed. Ursula Bridge. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul; New York: Oxford University Press, 1953.
UP1 Uncollected Prose by W. B. Yeats, Vol. I, ed. John P. Frayne. London: Macmillan; New York: Columbia University Press, 1970.
UP2 Uncollected Prose by W. B. Yeats, Vol. 2, ed. John P. Frayne and Colton Johnson. London: Macmillan, 1975; New York: Columbia University Press, 1976.
VP The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats, ed. Peter Allt and Russell K. Alspach. New York: Macmillan, 1957.
VPl The Variorum Edition of the Plays of W. B. Yeats, ed. Russell K. Alspach, assisted by Catharine C. Alspach. New York: Macmillan, 1966.
Wade Allan Wade, A Bibliography of the Writings of W. B. Yeats, third ed., revised by Russell K. Alspach. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968.
YA Yeats Annual, ed. Warwick Gould. Various publishers, 1982–.
YGYL W. B. Yeats and George Yeats: the Letters, ed. Ann Saddlemyer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
YO Yeats and the Occult, ed. George Mills Harper. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada; Niagara Falls, New York: Maclean-Hunter Press, 1975.