Book Description

The sole UK printing published by Phoenix Pamphlet Poets Press, UK in 1969. Wraps format as issued. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with some very light toning to the cover edges. A 16 page booklet in the publisher s original printed glossy card covers. Only 1000 copies were printed (of which 50 were special casebound copies). The book has been inscribed by Seamus Heaney on the title page : 'Seamus Heaney, For Wes Magee , Swindon, March 1977'. The recipient Wes Magee, was a fellow poet and children s author. This, Seamus Heaney's third book of poetry contains 7 early poems. The booklet was produced after 'Death of a Naturalist' and before 'Door into Dark' was issued. The book is protected in a loose Mylar archival cover and housed in a custom box. Very scarce to find this title signed by the Nobel Laureate author. I can find no other signed copies presently available in commerce, and it appears that only a handful have appeared as such, at auction in the last 30 years. Collectible. More images available on request.
Author Heaney, Seamus
Date 1969
Binding Printed Card Covers
Publisher Phoenix Pamphlet Poets Press, UK
Condition Near Fine

Price: £2250.00

Offered by Ashton Rare Books

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