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HEANEY, Seamus.

Beowulf.

London: Faber and Faber, 1999 Stock Code: 145566
£600.00
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First 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.

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Description

Octavo. Original dark blue boards, spine lettered in gilt, orange endpapers. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Genealogical table of the Danish, Swedish, and Geatish dynasties at end.

Condition

Binding fresh, contents clean, a fine copy in the fine jacket.

Bibliography

Brandes & Durkan A72a.

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