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HEANEY, Seamus.

Sweeney and the Saint.

From the Middle Irish.

Published: Loughcrew: Privately Printed by Peter Fallon for the author, 1982

Stock code: 103121

Price: £1,250

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First edition, one of 125 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the manuscript collector and dealer Roy Davids on the title page: “To Roy, with love and happy memories at Christmas, Seamus & Marie & the boys & Catherine Ann.” The poem was privately printed for use by the author as his Christmas card for 1982.

Octavo, pp. 4. Original red wrappers, titles to front cover in black, two sheets sewn in with black thread. A fine copy.

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