Eleven Poems. Belfast: Festival Publications (1965)
Book ID: 67189
Eleven Poems. Belfast: Festival Publications, . First Edition, First issue on creamy white laid paper with decorative device on front, printed in purple (nine pointed star – as called for in the first issue). Pp, 15. Light browning to wrappers, more pronounced to outer margin of rear wrapper, contents pages in nice bright condition. Housed in folding case.
The scarce first issue of Heaney’s first book of poetry, published while he still a student in Queen’s University, Belfast.
The poems would later appear in his first commercially published collection ‘Death of a Naturalist’ published by Faber & Faber in 1966.