Selected Poems 1965-1975. Presentation Copy (1980)
Author: Seamus Heaney
Book ID: 66195
Selected Poems 1965-1975. London: Faber, 1980. Pp, 137. First Edition. A fine bright copy in dust jacket featuring photograph of the author by Mike Bunn.
Presentation copy, Inscribed by Heaney on title page: “For Alan and Shelagh with love – and a song at breakfast, 26 June 1987.”
Collection of poems taken from four previous volumes, Death of a Naturalist (1966), Door Into the Dark (1969), Wintering Out (1973) and North (1975). It provides an ideal introduction of the first ten years of Heaney’s creative activity. One of only 500 hardbound copies printed.
Dublin born Alan Clodd, was a noted publisher, book collector, and dealer. In 1967 he founded the Enitharmon Press.