A Version from the Irish.Derry: Field Day, 1983 Stock Code: 118227
First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page, "Seamus Heaney, August 1993". Sweeney Astray is the Nobel laureate's modern English translation from the ancient Irish Buile Shuibhne. From the collection of Dr. Peadar Mac Maghnais, a Dublin based doctor and acquaintance of Heaney's from their attendance of the Cumann Merriman Gaelic summer school.
Octavo. Original grey-white rexine, titles to spine in black, vignette to front cover in black, black endpapers. With dust jacket.
Title page and text printed in orange and black, 2 illustrations by Colin Middleton.
An excellent bright copy in the jacket with very slight creasing to top edge.
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