Door into the Dark. Signed Copy (1969)

Author: Seamus Heaney

Book ID: 66932

Price: 850.00

Door into the Dark. New York; Oxford University Press, 1969. First American Edition. Pp, 56. A fine bright copy in black cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s dust jacket printed in red, green & white. Small crease & mark to upper left corner of jacket.

Signed & Dated by Seamus Heaney on the title page.

Heaney’s second collection, preceded by his widely acclaimed ‘Death of a Naturalist’ published in 1966.

The poems graphically depict the author’s rural upbringing, from the local forge to the banks of Lough Neagh, concluding in the preserving waters of the bogland and a look ahead to his next book, Wintering Out (1972).

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