Field Work.London: Faber and Faber, 1979 Stock Code: 145386
Inscribed by HeaneyFirst edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper with a quote from the poem "The Guttural Muse" on p. 28, "Ian - with good wishes, Seamus in another pen who 'felt like some old pike all badges with sores / Wanting to swim in touch with soft-mouthed life' January 1983".
Octavo. Original dark brown boards, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket.
The binding sound and unfaded, internally fresh and clean. A fine copy in the near-fine jacket, spine faded as always, light offsetting to front flap from the inscription, not price-clipped.
Brandes & Durkan A20a.
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