Beautiful New Title From Four Candles Press.

Bernard O'Donoghue.

Early & Late.

Published: Four Candles Press.


Oxford: Four Candles Press 2016. One of an edition of only 36 copies, of which 26 copies numbered and signed by the author were for sale and a further 10 Roman numeral copies which were reserved for the author and publisher for presentation. Designed and printed by John Grice at the Evergreen Press. Wood-engraved vignette by Helmuth Weissenborn on title page. Hand-set in Graily Hewitt’s Treyford type and printed on Barcham Green ‘Turner Grey’ handmade paper. Case bound at the Fine Book Bindery in sea-green cloth, with printed label inset to upper board.

A small, beautifully produced, collection by the noted Irish poet and critic Bernard O'Donoghue. O'Donoghue was the winner of the Whitbread Poetry Award in 1995 for his collection 'Gunpowder'; a recipient of a Cholmondeley Award in 2009, and shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2001 for his collection 'Outliving' and again in 2011 for his most recent collection 'Farmers Cross'.

Fine copy.


Offered by William Cowan