A New Translation.London, Faber and Faber, 1999 Stock Code: 135703
NotesFirst edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. Heaney's translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic, which he dedicated to the memory of Ted Hughes (1930-1998), won the 1999 Whitbread Book of the Year award.
Octavo. Original dark blue boards, spine lettered in gilt, orange endpapers. With the dust jacket.
Genealogical table of the Danish, Swedish, and Geatish dynasties at end.
Head of spine a trifle bumped. A fine copy in the fine dust jacket.
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