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Sweeney Astray. A version from the Irish. (SIGNED) by SEAMUS HEANEY - Signed First Edition - 1983 - from Clearwater Books (SKU: BC13611)

Sweeney Astray. A version from the Irish. (SIGNED)

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Sweeney Astray. A version from the Irish. (SIGNED)


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About This Item

Field Day Theatre Company, Derry, 1983. First Edition (first printing) - the casebound issue. This copy signed by the author on the title page. 8vo. 77pp. Rough-weave beige cloth lettered in black at the spine and with a small vignette black-stamped to the upper board. Black endpapers. Illustrated with several decorations by Colin Middleton. Some fairly light spotting to the top edge and to several preliminary and concluding leaves. A very good copy in virtually fine non-price-clipped dust wrapper. Heaney's version of Buile Suibhne, the classic of medieval Irish literature. 1,000 copies were printed (plus a further 3,000 in wrappers). Brandes & Durkan A34a.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine.


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Sweeney Astray. A version from the Irish. (SIGNED)
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1st Edition
Field Day Theatre Company, Derry
Date published

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