North. First Edition. Signed Copy (1975)

Author: Seamus Heaney

Book ID: 68599

Price: 1,950.00

North. London: Faber, 1975. First Edition. Original pale blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, in pale blue pictorial dust jacket. Endpapers & jacket flaps lightly browned (as usual), contents in fine bright condition. Portrait of Heaney by Edward McGuire to rear of dust jacket.

Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: ‘Seamus Heaney, Ennis, August 1976 Sláinte!’

A collection of poems in which the Irish experience is refracted through memories of the Scandinavian and English invasions which have marked Irish history so indelibly.

The author’s fourth collection of poetry, and many critics say his best.

The collection was to win the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize and the W. H. Smith Memorial Prize. 

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