Death of a Naturalist. third Impression (1966)
Book ID: 64781
Death of a Naturalist. London: Faber, 1966. Third impression. Pp, 57. Green cloth boards and original dust jacket printed in olive, salmon and white, lettered in black; fading & light shelf-wear to jacket, book in nice bright condition.
The author’s first commercially published work which earned the Heaney the E.C. Gregory, the Cholmondeley and the Somerset Maugham awards as well as the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. There were three issues printed in 1966, the first on the 19th May.
‘Death of a Naturalist’ has now come to be recognised as one of the most significant collections of poetry in modern times.